15 days in Taiwan Itinerary

15 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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15 days in Taiwan Itinerary

Start: Singapore
+2
Fly + Foot + Train:  11​h
1
Hualien
— 3 nights
Train:  3​h
2
New Taipei
— 4 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.
Hualien is known for trails, nature, parks, shopping, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Taroko Gorge, walk around Chishingtan Scenic Area, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Shihmen Mountain, and hike along Shakadang Trail.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Hualien trip planning website .

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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to New Taipei.

Things to do in Hualien

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Taroko Gorge ©
Taroko Gorge
Chishingtan Scenic Area ©
Chishingtan Scenic Area
Ch'ing-shui Cliff ©
Ch'ing-shui Cliff

4
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.
Get out of town with these interesting New Taipei side-trips: Yangmingshan National Park (in Beitou) and National Palace Museum (in Shilin). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, hunt for treasures at Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street), take a stroll through Ximending, and take an in-depth tour of National Revolutionary Martyrs' Shrine.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the New Taipei online journey 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 March, daily temperatures in New Taipei can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Nantou.

Things to do in New Taipei

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Taipei
Highlights from your plan
National Palace Museum
National Palace Museum
Taipei 101 ©
Taipei 101
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) ©
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)

3
nights
Nantou

Nantou ©
Nantou provides good access to the cultural and natural sites of the surrounding county of the same name.
Nantou is known for nature, parks, theme parks, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Sun Moon Lake, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan), find something for the whole family at Formosan Aboriginal Culture Village, and admire the landmark architecture of Wenwu Temple.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Nantou journey planner.

You can drive from New Taipei to Nantou in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In March in Nantou, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Kaohsiung.

Things to do in Nantou

Parks Nature Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Sun Moon Lake ©
Sun Moon Lake
Cingjing Veterans Farm ©
Cingjing Veterans Farm
Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan) ©
Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan)

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kaohsiung: Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia) (in West Central District), Xiao Liu Qiu (in Liuqiu) and Chimei Museum (in Rende). And it doesn't end there: view the masterpieces at The Pier-2 Art Centre, go for a walk through Takao Fishing Port, take an in-depth tour of Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum, and explore the activities along Lianchi (Lotus) Lake.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Kaohsiung trip builder tool .

Traveling by train from Nantou to Kaohsiung takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, Kaohsiung is somewhat warmer than Nantou - with highs of 31°C and lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tainan, Xiao Liu Qiu
Highlights from your plan
Chimei Museum ©
Chimei Museum
The Pier-2 Art Centre ©
The Pier-2 Art Centre
Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum ©
Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum

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