11 days in Taiwan Itinerary

11 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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11 days in Taiwan Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
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
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
5
Taipei
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Gongliao
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

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 16th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Ai He (Love River). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum and then don't miss a visit to The Pier-2 Art Centre.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Kaohsiung day trip app .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Kaohsiung is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in November: highs in Kaohsiung hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can drive to Hengchun.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kenting National Park and then stroll through Southern Point. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at White Sand Bay and then see the interesting displays at National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Hengchun trip builder site .

You can drive from Kaohsiung to Hengchun in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Hengchun can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to drive to Yuchi.

Things to do in Hengchun

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium
Highlights from your plan
Kenting National Park ©
Kenting National Park
White Sand Bay ©
White Sand Bay

1
night
Yuchi

Yuchi ©
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Sun Moon Lake, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Wenwumiaohoushan Park, and then steep yourself in history at Wenwu Temple.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Yuchi trip planner.

Drive from Hengchun to Yuchi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Hengchun in November, things will get slightly colder in Yuchi: highs are around 30°C and lows about 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to catcht the bus to Xiulin.

Things to do in Yuchi

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Sun Moon Lake ©
Sun Moon Lake
Wenwu Temple ©
Wenwu Temple
Wenwumiaohoushan Park ©
Wenwumiaohoushan Park

1
night
Xiulin

Xiulin ©
On the 22nd (Thu), hike along Taroko Gorge, then pause for some photo ops at Eternal Spring Shrine, and then stroll through Baiyang Trail.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Xiulin tour builder website .

You can take a bus from Yuchi to Xiulin in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Taipei.

Things to do in Xiulin

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

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): witness a stunning natural landmark at Beitou Hot Spring, then get engrossed in the history at National Palace Museum, and then get a sense of history and politics at Presidential Office Building. Keep things going the next day: meet the residents at Taipei Zoo, then get to know the fascinating history of Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street), and then don't miss a visit to Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Taipei day trip app .

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 November, daytime highs in Taipei are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Gongliao.

Things to do in Taipei

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trip

Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)
Highlights from your plan
National Palace Museum
National Palace Museum
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) ©
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)
Taipei Zoo ©
Taipei Zoo

2
nights
Gongliao

Gongliao
Set on the main island's most eastern tip, Gongliao is a rural district known for its picturesque fishing village with a thriving culinary scene and a golden sand beach--quite a rare find in Taiwan--favored by vacationers from the north of the country.
On the 25th (Sun), appreciate the extensive heritage of Caoling Historic Trail (Tsaoling Trail) and then stroll through Fulung Beach.

To find out how to plan a trip to Gongliao, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Taipei to Gongliao in 1.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 22°C. You will leave for home on the 26th (Mon).

Things to do in Gongliao

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Fulung Beach
Fulung Beach
Caoling Historic Trail (Tsaoling Trail) ©

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