14 days in Taiwan Itinerary

14 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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14 days in Taiwan Itinerary

Start: Singapore
+2
Fly + foot + train:  11​h
1
Hualien
— 3 nights
train:  3​h
2
New Taipei
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Nantou
— 3 nights
train:  2​h
4
Kaohsiung
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Singapore

3
nights
Hualien

Hualien ©
Nestled between the sea and the mountains, Hualien boasts a number of attractions, both natural and manmade.
Kids will enjoy Chishingtan Scenic Area and Farglory Ocean Park. The adventure continues: hike along Taroko Gorge, explore the striking landscape at Ch'ing-shui Cliff, appreciate the history behind Eternal Spring Shrine, and do some two-wheel cruising with Uniquefun.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Hualien trip planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Hualien is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can catch the train to New Taipei.

Things to do in Hualien

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Taroko Gorge ©
Taroko Gorge
Chishingtan Scenic Area ©
Chishingtan Scenic Area
Farglory Ocean Park ©
Farglory Ocean Park

3
nights
New Taipei

New Taipei ©
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.
Kids will enjoy Taipei Zoo and Leofoo Village Theme Park. When in New Taipei, make a side trip to see National Palace Museum in Shilin, approximately 42 minutes away. There's still lots to do: appreciate the history behind Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, make a trip to Elephant Mountain (aka Nangang District Hiking Trail), browse the eclectic array of goods at Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street), and browse the different shops at Taipei 101.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our New Taipei travel route planner.

Traveling by train from Hualien to New Taipei takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Nantou.

Things to do in New Taipei

Shopping Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Taipei, Leofoo Village Theme Park
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Taipei Zoo ©
Taipei Zoo
Leofoo Village Theme Park ©
Leofoo Village Theme Park
National Palace Museum
National Palace Museum

3
nights
Nantou

Nantou ©
Nantou provides good access to the cultural and natural sites of the surrounding county of the same name.
Family-friendly places like Formosan Aboriginal Culture Village and National Museum of Natural Science will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Sun Moon Lake, experience rural life at Cingjing Veterans Farm, explore the striking landscape of Wenwumiaohoushan Park, and make a trip to Mona Rudao Memorial Stele.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Nantou online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from New Taipei to Nantou takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December in Nantou, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kaohsiung.

Things to do in Nantou

Theme Parks Parks Nature

Side Trip

National Museum of Natural Science
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Formosan Aboriginal Culture Village ©
National Museum of Natural Science ©
Sun Moon Lake ©
Sun Moon Lake

4
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.
Bring the kids along to National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium and Siao Liou Ciou Ge Ban Bay Beach Venice Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kaohsiung: Chimei Museum (in Rende), Hai Shan Pai le Di (in Anping) and Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia) (in West Central District). The adventure continues: view the masterpieces at The Pier-2 Art Centre, don't miss a visit to Kaohsiung Main Public Library, head outdoors with Ai He (Love River), and walk around Cijin Wind Turbine Park.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Kaohsiung route maker website .

Traveling by train from Nantou to Kaohsiung takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Nantou in December; daily highs in Kaohsiung reach 29°C and lows reach 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Tainan, Siao Liou Ciou Ge Ban Bay Beach Venice Beach, National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium, Xiao Liu Qiu
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The Pier-2 Art Centre ©
The Pier-2 Art Centre
Chimei Museum ©
Chimei Museum

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