13 days in Taiwan Itinerary

13 days in Taiwan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Asia route planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, Drive to Taoyuan District
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Taoyuan District
— 1 night
Drive
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Hsinchu
— 1 night
Drive
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Taichung
— 3 nights
Drive
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Chiayi
— 1 night
Drive
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Kaohsiung
— 3 nights
Train
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Taipei
— 3 nights
Fly

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Taoyuan District

— 1 night
Taoyuan District, formerly known as Taoyuan City, is a district of Taoyuan City in northwestern Taiwan. On the 27th (Wed), browse the eclectic array of goods at Zhongli Xinming Night Market.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Taoyuan District trip itinerary planning site.

Singapore, Singapore to Taoyuan District is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Singapore in November, things will get little chillier in Taoyuan District: highs are around 28°C and lows about 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Hsinchu.

Things to do in Taoyuan District

Theme Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Hsinchu

— 1 night

Windy City

On a trip to Hsinchu, an industrial hub in Northern Taiwan, you can combine pleasant walks in the parks and along the harbor with wider explorations in the area.
Your list of things to see and do now includes The Eastern Gate, Hsinchu Cheng Huang Temple, Big City, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): explore the wide array of goods at Big City, then make a trip to The Eastern Gate, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hsinchu Cheng Huang Temple.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Hsinchu trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Taoyuan District to Hsinchu takes an hour. In November in Hsinchu, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Taichung.

Things to do in Hsinchu

Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Taichung

— 3 nights

Cultural City

Known its good weather, Taichung boasts an interesting set of cultural attractions, including many temples showing the development of religious architectural styles in the area and forming focal points for most tours of Taichung.
You've added FengJia Night Market, Zhonghua Road Night Market, Yichung Shopping Street, and other attractions to your itinerary. Family-friendly places like Formosan Aboriginal Culture Village and Wenwumiaohoushan Park will thrill your kids. Explore Taichung's surroundings by going to Sun Moon Lake Ropeway (in Yuchi) and Checheng Logging Exhibition Hall (in Shuili). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Rainbow Village Taichung.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Taichung day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Hsinchu to Taichung takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November in Taichung, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Chiayi.

Things to do in Taichung

Shopping · Theme Parks · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Chiayi

— 1 night
The provincial city in the county of the same name, Chiayi sits as the gateway to the national scenic mountain area of Alishan.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Wenhua Night Market as well as Jiayi Cheng Huang Temple. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): stop by Wenhua Night Market.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Chiayi trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Taichung to Chiayi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Kaohsiung.

Things to do in Chiayi

Shopping

Kaohsiung

— 3 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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Ruifeng Night Market, Dream Mall, Dragon Tiger Tower, and other attractions. Kids will enjoy Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum and E-Da Theme Park.

To find more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Kaohsiung sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Chiayi to Kaohsiung in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Kaohsiung are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Fri) before leaving for Taipei.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Shopping · Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Raohe Street Night Market, Ningxia Nightmarket, Shilin Night Market, and other attractions. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Taipei Zoo and Gondola Maokong Station. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Taipei 101, take a stroll through Ximending, and find something for the whole family at Taipei Children's Amusement Park.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Taipei trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Kaohsiung to Taipei in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. While traveling from Kaohsiung, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Taipei, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 18°C. You will leave for home on the 9th (Mon).

Things to do in Taipei

Shopping · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Theme Parks

Taiwan travel guide

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Landmarks · Gift & Specialty Shops · Sacred & Religious Sites
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.