15 days in Taiwan Itinerary

15 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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15 days in Taiwan Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Taipei
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Gongliao
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Yuchi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Chenggong Township
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Hengchun
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Kaohsiung
— 3 nights
Fly:  18​h
End: London

2
nights
Taipei

Taipei
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.
Visiting Taipei Zoo and Yangmingshan National Park will get you outdoors. Get a sense of the local culture at Ximending and Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of National Palace Museum, don't miss a visit to Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, look for gifts at Sugar & Spice Bakery Cafe - Dunhua S. Store Ⅱ, and ponder the world of politics at Presidential Office Building.

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

London, UK to Taipei is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and subway. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and subway. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Taipei is 8 hours. Traveling from London in February, things will get much warmer in Taipei: highs are around 23°C and lows about 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Gongliao.

Things to do in Taipei

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)
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National Palace Museum
National Palace Museum
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) ©
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)
Yangmingshan National Park ©
Yangmingshan National Park

1
night
Gongliao

Gongliao
Set on the main island's most eastern tip, Gongliao is a rural district known for its picturesque fishing village with a thriving culinary scene and a golden sand beach--quite a rare find in Taiwan--favored by vacationers from the north of the country.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): grab your bike and head to Long Men Bikeway and then enjoy the sand and surf at Fulung Beach.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Gongliao road trip planning app .

You can drive from Taipei to Gongliao in 1.5 hours. February in Gongliao sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Yuchi.

Things to do in Gongliao

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Fulung Beach
Fulung Beach

2
nights
Yuchi

Yuchi ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): steep yourself in history at Wenwu Temple, then make a trip to Sun Moon Lake Butterfly Garden, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan). On your second day here, trek along Hanbi Trail and then explore the activities along Sun Moon Lake.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Yuchi trip planner .

Drive from Gongliao to Yuchi in 4 hours. In February, daytime highs in Yuchi are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Chenggong Township.

Things to do in Yuchi

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Nantou
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Sun Moon Lake ©
Sun Moon Lake
Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan) ©
Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan)
Wenwu Temple ©
Wenwu Temple

2
nights
Chenggong Township

Chenggong Township ©
On the 23rd (Sat), head off the coast to Nuwalian and then contemplate the waterfront views at Sanxiantai. On the 24th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along East Coast National Scenic Area, then snap pictures at Tungho Bridge, and then explore the striking landscape at Xiaoyeliu.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Chenggong Township trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Yuchi to Chenggong Township in 6.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to drive to Hengchun.

Things to do in Chenggong Township

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Taitung
Highlights from your plan
Nuwalian ©
Nuwalian
Sanxiantai ©
Sanxiantai
Xiaoyeliu ©
Xiaoyeliu

3
nights
Hengchun

Hengchun ©
Located on the southern tip of the eponymous peninsula, Hengchun serves as the entry point to Kenting National Park, often attracting more travelers than locals with its tropical beach resorts and bustling night markets.
Take a break from the city and head to Dawan Kenting Beach Park and Jialeshuei Surf Beach. Get some cultural insight at National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium and Hengchun Old Town.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Hengchun holiday planner .

Getting from Chenggong Township to Hengchun by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In February, daily temperatures in Hengchun can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Kaohsiung.

Things to do in Hengchun

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Jialeshuei Surf Beach, National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium
Highlights from your plan
Dawan Kenting Beach Park ©
Dawan Kenting Beach Park
Kenting National Park ©
Kenting National Park

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum and then enjoy the sand and surf at Dapeng Bay National Scenic Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia), see the interesting displays at Chimei Museum, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Ai He (Love River).

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Kaohsiung trip maker tool .

Getting from Hengchun to Kaohsiung by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Kaohsiung are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Tainan, Dapeng Bay National Scenic Area
Highlights from your plan
Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum ©
Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum
Chimei Museum ©
Chimei Museum
Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia)
Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia)

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