15 days in Taiwan Itinerary

15 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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15 days in Taiwan Itinerary

Start: Singapore
+2
Fly + subway + train:  8​h
1
Taipei
— 3 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:  7​h 30​min
End: Singapore

3
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Taipei side-trips: Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) (in Ruifang) and Keelung Harbor (in Zhongzheng District). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at National Palace Museum, don't miss a visit to Elephant Mountain (aka Nangang District Hiking Trail), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Taipei Zoo, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Shilin Nightmarket.

To find photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Taipei driving holiday planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Taipei is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and subway; or do a combination of flight and subway. In January, Taipei is much colder than Singapore - with highs of 22°C and lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Gongliao.

Things to do in Taipei

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street), Keelung Harbor
Highlights from your plan
National Palace Museum
National Palace Museum
Ximending
Ximending
Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall ©
Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall

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.
On the 11th (Fri), get to know the fascinating history of Caoling Historic Trail (Tsaoling Trail) and then kick back and relax at Fulung Beach.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Gongliao trip maker .

Getting from Taipei to Gongliao by car takes about 1.5 hours. In January in Gongliao, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Yuchi.

Things to do in Gongliao

Beaches Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Fulung Beach
Fulung Beach
Caoling Historic Trail (Tsaoling Trail) ©

2
nights
Yuchi

Yuchi ©
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Sun Moon Lake, then make a trip to Sun Fog Port, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Longfeng Gong, and finally steep yourself in history at Wenwu Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and design of National Chi Nan University, then see the interesting displays at Mu Sheng Insect Museum, and then take in the awesome beauty at Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan).

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Yuchi holiday planning site .

Traveling by car from Gongliao to Yuchi takes 4 hours. January in Yuchi sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Chenggong Township.

Things to do in Yuchi

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nantou
Highlights from your plan
Sun Moon Lake ©
Sun Moon Lake
Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan) ©
Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan)
Wenwu Temple ©
Wenwu Temple

2
nights
Chenggong Township

Chenggong Township ©
On the 14th (Mon), step off the mainland to explore Nuwalian and then head off the coast to Sanxiantai. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at East Coast National Scenic Area, then take in the views from Tungho Bridge, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Xiaoyeliu.

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Traveling by car from Yuchi to Chenggong Township takes 6.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can go by car to Hengchun.

Things to do in Chenggong Township

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

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

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.
Hengchun is known for nature, parks, shopping, beaches, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Dawan Kenting Beach Park, examine the collection at National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium, enjoy the sand and surf at White Sand Bay, and identify plant and animal life at Kenting National Park.

Make your Hengchun itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

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 January in Hengchun, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can drive to Kaohsiung.

Things to do in Hengchun

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

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

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Chimei Museum (in Annan), Dapeng Bay National Scenic Area (in Donggang) and Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia) (in West Central District). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum, don't miss a visit to The Dome of Light, stroll through Central Park Kaohsiung, and contemplate the waterfront views at Ai He (Love River).

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Kaohsiung trip builder .

Traveling by car from Hengchun to Kaohsiung takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Kaohsiung can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Tainan, Dapeng Bay National Scenic Area
Highlights from your plan
Chimei Museum ©
Chimei Museum
Dapeng Bay National Scenic Area ©
Dapeng Bay National Scenic Area
The Pier-2 Art Centre ©
The Pier-2 Art Centre

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