10 days in Taiwan Itinerary

10 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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10 days in Taiwan Itinerary

Start: Taipei
drive:  2​h 30​min
1
Xiulin
— 1 night
drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Yuchi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Tainan
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Hengchun
— 2 nights
bus + train:  5​h
5
Taipei
— 3 nights
End: Taipei

1
night
Xiulin

Xiulin ©
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Eternal Spring Shrine and then stroll through Taroko Gorge.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Xiulin trip itinerary planner.

Taipei to Xiulin is an approximately 2.5-hour combination of subway and flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a bus to Yuchi.

Things to do in Xiulin

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Taroko Gorge ©
Taroko Gorge
Baiyang Trail ©
Baiyang Trail
Eternal Spring Shrine ©
Eternal Spring Shrine

1
night
Yuchi

Yuchi ©
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Wenwu Temple and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Xuanguang Temple.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Yuchi tour itinerary builder .

Take a bus from Xiulin to Yuchi in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in September, and nighttime lows around 28°C. On the 11th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Tainan.

Things to do in Yuchi

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Paper Dome
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Xuanguang Temple ©
Xuanguang Temple
Wenwu Temple ©
Wenwu Temple
Paper Dome ©
Paper Dome

2
nights
Tainan

Tainan ©
The oldest city in the country, Tainan stood as the island's capital during feudal times.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Former Tainan Weather Observatory, then get to know the fascinating history of Anping Fort (Anping gubao), and then steep yourself in history at Anping Tree House. On the next day, get to know the fascinating history of Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia), then contemplate the waterfront views at Ai He (Love River), and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Tainan trip app .

Drive from Yuchi to Tainan in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Hengchun.

Things to do in Tainan

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Kaohsiung
Highlights from your plan
Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum ©
Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum
Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia)
Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia)
Anping Tree House ©
Anping Tree House

2
nights
Hengchun

Hengchun ©
Located on the southern tip of the eponymous peninsula, Hengchun serves as the entry point to Kenting National Park, often attracting more travelers than locals with its tropical beach resorts and bustling night markets.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kenting National Park and then stroll through Southern Point. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Hengchun Shih Pai Park (Houtungshan Historical Park), explore the ancient world of Hengchun Old Town, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Hengchun online vacation planner .

You can drive from Tainan to Hengchun in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In September, daytime highs in Hengchun are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can drive to Taipei.

Things to do in Hengchun

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium
Highlights from your plan
Kenting National Park ©
Kenting National Park
Hengchun Old Town ©
Hengchun Old Town

3
nights
Taipei

Taipei
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.
Get in touch with nature at Taipei Zoo and Fulung Beach. Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) and Hsing Tian Kong will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at National Palace Museum, shop like a local with Taipei 101, look for gifts at Sugar & Spice Bakery Cafe - Dunhua S. Store Ⅱ, and make a trip to Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall.

To see ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Taipei journey planner.

You can drive from Hengchun to Taipei in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus, train, flight, and subway. September in Taipei sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Taipei

Parks Shopping Beaches

Side Trip

New Taipei
Highlights from your plan
National Palace Museum
National Palace Museum
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) ©
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)
Hsing Tian Kong ©
Hsing Tian Kong

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