10 days in Taiwan Itinerary

10 days in Taiwan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Taiwan sightseeing planner

Make it your trip
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Kaohsiung
— 2 nights
Drive
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Alishan
— 1 night
Drive
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Nantou
— 2 nights
Drive
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Taipei
— 3 nights
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Kaohsiung

— 2 nights

Harbor City

A small trading town in the 17th century, Kaohsiung now stands as a sprawling metropolis, its harbor representing the largest on the island.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): see the interesting displays at Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum, explore the landscape on two wheels at Seaside Park, then view the masterpieces at The Pier-2 Art Centre, and finally head outdoors with Ai He (Love River). Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia), examine the collection at Chimei Museum, then head off the coast to Cijin Island, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Niaosong Wetland Park.

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Singapore, Singapore to Kaohsiung is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in November; daily highs in Kaohsiung reach 34°C and lows reach 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to drive to Alishan.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Alishan

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Ciyun Temple, take an in-depth tour of Alishan Museum, delve into the lush surroundings at Alishan National Forest Recreation Area, then hike along Alishan Giant Trees Park Trail, and finally examine the collection at Solar Exploration Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Wed): hike along Tashan Trail, stroll around Alishan Jhaoping Park, take in the pleasant sights at Alishan Shenmu Area, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shouzhen Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shun Bao Fu De Temple, and finally visit Fenchihu Old Town.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Alishan attractions app.

You can drive from Kaohsiung to Alishan in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can drive to Nantou.

Things to do in Alishan

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Nantou

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): admire the striking features of Wenwu Temple, identify plant and animal life at Gaomei Wetland, get curious at National Museum of Natural Science, then pause for some serene contemplation at Taichung Baptist Church, and finally look for gifts at Mark Taiwan. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lugang Longshan Temple, appreciate the extensive heritage of Lugang Old Street, wander the streets of Rainbow Village Taichung, then explore the world behind art at National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, and finally see the interesting displays at 921 Earthquake Museum of Taiwan.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Nantou trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Alishan to Nantou takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. November in Nantou sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Taipei.

Things to do in Nantou

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Taipei

— 3 nights

City of Azaleas

Situated in a basin between two mountain ranges, Taipei appeals to tourists with its blend of Asian cultures, living side by side amidst Japanese-era mansions and Taoist temples.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): take a stroll through Ximending, see the interesting displays at National Palace Museum, and then take in the pleasant sights at Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sun): see the vivid underwater world at Elephant Trunk Rock and then take in the awesome beauty at Yangmingshan National Park.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Taipei road trip planning website.

Drive from Nantou to Taipei in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Taipei are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Taipei

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Taiwan travel guide

4.2
Landmarks · Gift & Specialty Shops · Shopping Malls
Heart of Asia
A sliver of land just off China's east coastline, Taiwan represents one of the world's most densely populated countries--and one of Asia's most powerful economies. History buffs on a tour of Taiwan will discover ancient artifacts stored at outstanding national museums narrating nearly 10,000 years of Asia's history. Those interested in more active pursuits can organize a Taiwan itinerary around its modern mountain resorts, well-developed beaches, and protected forests sheltering hundreds of species of native plant and animal life. Begin your visit in Taipei, a vibrant capital city with a thriving entertainment scene, relatively inexpensive accommodations, and an eclectic culinary scene.