14 days in Taiwan Itinerary

14 days in Taiwan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Taiwan travel planner

Make it your trip
Bus to Jakarta, Fly to Taipei
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Taipei
— 3 nights
Train
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Hsinchu
— 1 night
Train to Taichung, Bus to Nantou
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Nantou
— 3 nights
Drive
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Pingtung
— 2 nights
Drive
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Hualien
— 2 nights
Drive
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New Taipei
— 2 nights
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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 day by day itinerary now includes National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall, National Revolutionary Martyrs' Shrine, Yilan Luodong Forestry Culture Park, and other attractions you added. On the 1st (Fri), view the masterpieces at Songshan Cultural and Creative Park, appreciate the history behind National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall, get engrossed in the history at National Revolutionary Martyrs' Shrine, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Taipei Zoo, then make a trip to Yilan Luodong Forestry Culture Park, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Fulung Beach. On the 2nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the different shops at Taipei 101, stroll around Zhongzheng Park, examine the collection at National Palace Museum, then make a trip to Shilin Official Residence, then hunt for treasures at Shilin Night Market, and finally steep yourself in history at 228 Peace Memorial Park.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Taipei holiday planning website.

Jakarta, Indonesia to Taipei is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly. The time zone difference moving from Western Indonesia Time (WIB) to Taipei Standard Time (CST) is 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Jakarta in May: highs in Taipei hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 26°C. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Hsinchu.

Things to do in Taipei

Shopping · Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): don't miss a visit to The Eastern Gate, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hsinchu Cheng Huang Temple, explore the landscape on two wheels at 17 Kilometers Hsinchu Coast Scenic Area, make a trip to Nanliao Port, then identify plant and animal life at Siangshan Wetland, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Jhulian Temple.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Hsinchu trip planner.

Take a train from Taipei to Hsinchu in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June in Hsinchu, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Nantou.

Things to do in Hsinchu

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Nantou

— 3 nights
Nantou provides good access to the cultural and natural sites of the surrounding county of the same name.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Southern Branch of the National Palace Museum as well as National Museum of Natural Science. Lukang and 921 Earthquake Museum of Taiwan are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of the city life by going to Gaomei Wetland and Sun Moon Lake. Explore Nantou's surroundings by going to Daan River Grand Canyon (in Dongshi), XinShe Castle (in Xinshe) and Shigang Dam (in Shigang). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, look for all kinds of wild species at National Taiwan University of Phoenix Nature Park, make a trip to Caotun Leicang Si, and look for gifts at Yichung Shopping Street.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Nantou online trip builder.

Traveling by combination of train and bus from Hsinchu to Nantou takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. June in Nantou sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Pingtung.

Things to do in Nantou

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Pingtung

— 2 nights
Mostly serving as a base for exploring Kenting National Park, Pingtung enjoys a pleasant, subtropical climate, sandy beaches, and a friendly atmosphere.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Eternal Golden Castle, Tiehuacun, Kenting National Park, and other attractions. On the 7th (Thu), examine the collection at Chimei Museum and then browse the range of quality goods at Hayashi Department Store. On the 8th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the resident critters at Paradise of Deer, look for all kinds of wild species at Kenting National Park, stroll around Longpan Park, then take in the dramatic natural features at Chuhuo Special Scenic Area, then explore the striking landscape of Maobitou Park, and finally kick back and relax at Dapeng Bay National Scenic Area.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Pingtung online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Nantou to Pingtung in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Hualien.

Things to do in Pingtung

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hualien

— 2 nights

Huashi

Nestled between the sea and the mountains, Hualien boasts a number of attractions, both natural and manmade.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Hualien Cultural & Creative Industries Park, Alishan National Forest Recreation Area, Farglory Ocean Park, and other attractions. On the 10th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head off the coast to Sanxiantai, explore the activities along Shihtiping, then take a peaceful walk through Lintienshan Forestry Culture Park, then stroll around Farglory Ocean Park, and finally wander the streets of Ruisui Ranch.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Hualien trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Pingtung to Hualien by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car to New Taipei.

Things to do in Hualien

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

New Taipei

— 2 nights
Xinbei, also known as New Taipei City, stands as a newly founded part of the wider Taipei metropolitan area, stretching up from the capital to the island's northern coast.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Wulai as well as Shueinandong. Keep things going the next day: walk around Shueinandong, explore the striking landscape at YehLiu Geopark, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tamsui Presbyterian Church, get engrossed in the history at Fort San Domingo, then take a leisurely stroll along Tamshui Fisherman's Wharf, and finally don't miss a visit to Yingge Ceramics Street.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the New Taipei tour itinerary builder.

Getting from Hualien to New Taipei by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In June in New Taipei, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Taipei

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Neighborhoods

Taiwan travel guide

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Landmarks · Flea Markets · Gift & Specialty Shops
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.