11 days in Taiwan Itinerary

11 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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11 days in Taiwan Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Kaohsiung
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Hengchun
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Yuchi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Xiulin
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
5
Taipei
— 3 nights
+2
train + subway + Fly:  8​h
End: Singapore

2
nights
Kaohsiung

Kaohsiung ©
A small trading town in the 17th century, Kaohsiung now stands as a sprawling metropolis, its harbor representing the largest on the island.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): explore the activities along Ai He (Love River). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Wed): take in the exciting artwork at The Pier-2 Art Centre and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Kaohsiung tour itinerary planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Kaohsiung is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. In September in Kaohsiung, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Hengchun.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Tainan
Highlights from your plan
Chimei Museum ©
Chimei Museum
The Pier-2 Art Centre ©
The Pier-2 Art Centre
Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum ©
Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum

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 28th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Kenting National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sat): admire nature's wide array of creatures at National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium, don't miss a visit to Guan Shan Fude Temple, and then stroll through Longpan Park.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Hengchun trip planner .

Drive from Kaohsiung to Hengchun in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In September in Hengchun, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can go by car to Yuchi.

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
Longpan Park ©
Longpan Park

1
night
Yuchi

Yuchi ©
On the 30th (Sun), contemplate the waterfront views at Sun Moon Lake and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Sun Moon Lake Bikeway.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Yuchi tour planning website .

Getting from Hengchun to Yuchi by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daytime highs in Yuchi are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to take a bus to Xiulin.

Things to do in Yuchi

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Sun Moon Lake ©
Sun Moon Lake
Sun Moon Lake Bikeway ©
Sun Moon Lake Bikeway

2
nights
Xiulin

Xiulin ©
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): trek along Taroko Gorge, then trek along Yanzihkou Trail, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Chishingtan Scenic Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue): appreciate the history behind Eternal Spring Shrine, hike along Zhuilu Old Trail, and then trek along Baiyang Trail.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Xiulin tour planner.

Take a bus from Yuchi to Xiulin in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Taipei.

Things to do in Xiulin

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Hualien
Highlights from your plan
Taroko Gorge ©
Taroko Gorge
Chishingtan Scenic Area ©
Chishingtan Scenic Area
Baiyang Trail ©
Baiyang Trail

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Taipei: Keelung Harbor (in Zhongzheng District) and Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) (in Ruifang). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at National Palace Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with Taipei 101, stop by Sugar & Spice Bakery Cafe - Dunhua S. Store Ⅱ, and don't miss a visit to Elephant Mountain (aka Nangang District Hiking Trail).

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Taipei trip planner .

Getting from Xiulin to Taipei by combination of flight and subway takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, daily temperatures in Taipei can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Taipei

Shopping Museums Parks

Side Trips

Keelung Harbor, Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)
Highlights from your plan
National Palace Museum
National Palace Museum
Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall ©
Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall
Taipei 101 ©
Taipei 101

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