Best things to do while visiting Taiwan

Taiwan is located in the western Pacific Ocean 160 km (100 miles) off the southeastern coast of the Chinese mainland and is a convenient gateway to Asia for the Indian traveler. The island nation has some of the very impressive scenic sites and its capital, Taipei, is an entertainment hub and vibrant culture. In this write-up, TnH is suggesting some ideas to enjoy your trip to Taiwan!

Taiwan is known as a youth magnet for the new generation willing to understand and uncover the gem that resides in its geography. You can explore variety of things like the picturesque sights of Sun Moon Lake, the Hakka Green Fields, Alishan tea fragrance of white sand or coconut attractions.

Explore the country with young travellers

The exotic country of Taiwan is adventurous and offers a variety of scenic beauties to fulfill the search for travelling pursued by young travelers. Young educated youth with an easy access to technology and easily available information find the Taiwanese cities fascinating to travel and engage in a various youthful activities like hiking (at Mount Hade at nearly 4,000 meters above sea level, highest mountain in Northeast Asia), mountaineering, fishing, underwater activities and much more. The dazzling metropolis of Taipei is home to a number of experiences – both youthful and cosmopolitan. However, economical stays and warm hospitality of the locals makes it very suitable for youngsters to travel to Taiwan where adventure never seems to end.

Visit Iconic Landmarks

You must explore some of the iconic landmarks of the Taipei 101. Shop in the bustling night markets or go clubbing in the sprawling clubs to soak in the city that never sleeps. The famous Taipei 101 Mall feature a world class shopping destination to shop for luxury goods, fine dining and fashion. Steeped in tradition and culture, Taipei is land of popular monuments, landmark sites and premier centers for performing arts. Moving further away from Taipei, Hualein, Hsinchu, Kaohsiung, Puli, Taichung and many other destinations offer a multitude of experiences.

Explore the Night markets

After the sunset, Taiwan turns to night the country dazzles with the sprawling night markets attracting tourists from all across the world. Bustling with intense energy, night markets are the best place to get great bargains, to eat out at authentic restaurants with some of them even serving halaal meal to satisfy your tastebuds with scrumptious delicacies. One can find a wide range of goods include clothes, household items, watches, toys, jewelry and much more at a budget friendly prices. Some of the night markets in Taiwan are the Keelung Temple Night Market (open for 24 hours a day), Shihlin Night Market (the largest night markets in Taipei), Raohe Street Night Market, Huaxi Street Tourist Night Market and many more.

Shopping in Taiwan

Like many of Asian countries, shopping in Taiwan is a thrilling experience providing a lot of venues under a wide variety of circumstances. In fact, travelers especially throng to Taiwan in great numbers to shop at ‘Shilin’, the biggest night market in the city. The best way to enjoy the shopping is to go on an empty stomach where you can munch on the tempting street food. Right from street-shopping to lavish shopping experience, an array of choices lies in the hands of tourists who want to get the shopping experience in Taiwan.

Also, you can indulge in various festivals like the Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival, Lantern Festival, explore Taiwan Daylilies, Taiwan Ghost festival and many more.

How to Reach Taiwan (Taipei): A number of airlines such as China Airlines, Cathay Pacific, China Southern and Thai Airways fly directly or with a stopover in to Taipei’s Taoyuan International Airport from the Indian metros of New Delhi and Mumbai. The average flight time between India and Taiwan is of about 6.5 hours; and Taiwan is 2.30 hours ahead of India.

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