14 days in Taiwan Itinerary

14 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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Fly to Kaohsiung, Train to Taichung
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Taichung
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Nantou
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Tainan
— 2 nights
Train
4
Taitung
— 3 nights
Drive
5
Hualien
— 2 nights
Train
6
Taipei
— 2 nights
Fly

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Taichung

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): relax and rejuvenate at Goldmine928 Massage Center Taichung, wander the streets of Daliyi Old Street, admire the masterpieces at Asia University Museum of Modern Art, then browse the different shops at Taroko Mall, then buy something for everyone on your list at Aseaw Square, and finally hunt for treasures at Audit Village. On the next day, look for gifts at Parklane, examine the collection at Taiwan Musem of Suncake, then identify plant and animal life at Uncle Guo Macaque Park, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Dakeng No. 4 Trail, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at HouFeng Bikeway.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Taichung sightseeing planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Taichung is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and train. Traveling from Singapore in November, expect Taichung to be a bit cooler, temps between 30°C and 20°C. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Tue) before leaving for Nantou.

Things to do in Taichung

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Shopping

Nantou

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): examine the collection at Checheng Logging Exhibition Hall, take in the dramatic scenery at Sunglungyen Waterfall, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Sun Moon Lake Bikeway, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jiji Wuchanggong. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Wed): view the masterpieces at National Taiwan Craft Research and Development Institute, look for gifts at Taiwan Times Village, then admire the landmark architecture of Sun Moon Lake Ci-en Pagoda, then delve into the lush surroundings at Dalunshan Tea Garden Ginkgo Forest, and finally wander the streets of Taiwan Yingcheng Taotailang Village.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Nantou trip planner.

Drive from Taichung to Nantou in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. November in Nantou sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can drive to Tainan.

Things to do in Nantou

Parks · Nature · Museums · Shopping

Tainan

— 2 nights

Phoenix City

The oldest city in the country, Tainan stood as the island's capital during feudal times.
On the 21st (Thu), get curious at National Science and Technology Museum, Kaohsiung, admire the masterpieces at Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, see the interesting displays at National Museum of Taiwan History, look for all kinds of wild species at Alexander Butterfly Ecology Farm, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Da Tian Hou Gong, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Guanzi Hill (Guan Zi Ling). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Hecheng Fanbuhang, look for all kinds of wild species at Wushan Macaque Natural Reserve, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ma Sha Gou Beach Recreation Area, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Luermenma Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Zhen'antang Feihu General Temple.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Tainan online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Nantou to Tainan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can take a train to Taitung.

Things to do in Tainan

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trip

Taitung

— 3 nights

Eastern City

Sitting between the mountains and the sea, Taitung offers pleasing scenery no matter what direction you face.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Nuwalian and Tianhou Temple. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Green Island Lighthouse and Luan Shan Forest Museum. The adventure continues: trek along East Coast National Scenic Area, explore the landscape on two wheels at Taitung Bicycle Road, tour the pleasant surroundings at Chishang Huanzhen Bicycle Path, and take in the natural beauty of Lisong Hot Spring.

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Take a train from Tainan to Taitung in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can go by car to Hualien.

Things to do in Taitung

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Hualien

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): kick back and relax at Jici Seaside Areas, then delve into the lush surroundings at Lintienshan Forestry Culture Park, then head outdoors with Bai Bao Xi, and finally look for gifts at Lichuan Fish Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Wed): examine the collection at Chihsing Tan Katsuo Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tzu Chi Foundation, then delve into the distant past at Shen'an Temple, and finally trek along Zuocang Trail.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Hualien holiday builder website.

Drive from Taitung to Hualien in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Taipei.

Things to do in Hualien

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Trails

Taipei

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Yangmingshan National Park. On the next day, admire the sheer force of Wufengchi Waterfall, see the interesting displays at Lanyang Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with Eslite Bookstore - Xinyi, buy something for everyone on your list at Q Square, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dalongdong Bao An Temple, and finally steep yourself in history at Taipei Confucius Temple.

For maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Taipei trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by train from Hualien to Taipei takes 3.5 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. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Taipei

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Taiwan travel guide

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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.