11 days in Taiwan Itinerary

11 days in Taiwan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Taiwan holiday planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
1
Tainan
— 1 night
Drive
2
Nantou
— 2 nights
+3
Bus to Gancheng, Train to Chiayi, Taxi to Chiayi, Fly to Magong
3
Magong
— 1 night
Fly
4
Taitung
— 2 nights
Train to Chaozhou, Taxi to Pingtung
5
Pingtung
— 4 nights
+2
Taxi to Chaozhou, Bus to Kaohsiung, Fly to Singapore

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Tainan

— 1 night

Phoenix City

The oldest city in the country, Tainan stood as the island's capital during feudal times.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Ma Sha Gou Beach Recreation Area, admire the landmark architecture of Chongqing Temple, and then explore the wide array of goods at Hayashi Department Store.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Tainan road trip tool.

Singapore, Singapore to Tainan is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. Traveling from Singapore in December, things will get slightly colder in Tainan: highs are around 29°C and lows about 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can drive to Nantou.

Things to do in Tainan

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip

Nantou

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Lienxing Temple, take a peaceful walk through Ali Mountain (Alishan), and then buy something for everyone on your list at Aseaw Square. Keep things going the next day: stop by Yichung Shopping Street and then take in the awesome beauty at Hehuanshan National Forest Recreation Area.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Nantou trip maker site.

You can drive from Tainan to Nantou in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Tainan in December; daily highs in Nantou reach 24°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Magong.

Things to do in Nantou

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Wildlife

Side Trip

Magong

— 1 night
Most visitors take a trip to Magong to see Penghu's iconic landmark, the famed Tianhou Gong Mazu temple, honoring the Chinese sea goddess and dating back to the 16th century.
On the 21st (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Shanshui Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Shihli Beach Park, and then snap pictures at Penghu Great Bridge.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Magong trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus, train, taxi, and flight from Nantou to Magong in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, train, subway, and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to fly to Taitung.

Things to do in Magong

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Taitung

— 2 nights

Eastern City

Sitting between the mountains and the sea, Taitung offers pleasing scenery no matter what direction you face.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): head off the coast to Sanxiantai, then don't miss a visit to Taitung Brown's Road, and then cruise along Jin Gang Da Dao. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon): head off the coast to Green Island and then walk around Taidong Forest Park.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Taitung trip planning tool.

You can fly from Magong to Taitung in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Pingtung.

Things to do in Taitung

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Scenic Drive

Pingtung

— 4 nights
Mostly serving as a base for exploring Kenting National Park, Pingtung enjoys a pleasant, subtropical climate, sandy beaches, and a friendly atmosphere.
Family-friendly places like Taroko Park and National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium will thrill your kids. Venture out of the city with trips to Kaohsiung Main Public Library (in Qianzhen) and Fengyi Academy (in Fengshan). Spend the 25th (Wed) exploring nature at Kenting National Park. Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Xiao Liu Qiu.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Pingtung online road trip planner.

Do a combination of train and taxi from Taitung to Pingtung in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pingtung

Parks · Museums · Nature · Shopping

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.