16 days in Taiwan Itinerary

16 days in Taiwan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Taiwan trip maker

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Kaohsiung
Drive
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Meishan
— 1 night
Drive
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Taichung
— 4 nights
Train
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Taipei
— 6 nights
Drive
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Fengbin
— 1 night
Drive
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Hualien City
— 3 nights
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Kaohsiung

Harbor City

A small trading town in the 17th century, Kaohsiung now stands as a sprawling metropolis, its harbor representing the largest on the island.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): examine the collection at Fengyi Academy and then head outdoors with Ai He (Love River).

For photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Kaohsiung online trip itinerary builder.

Singapore, Singapore to Kaohsiung is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Singapore in November, with highs in Kaohsiung at 34°C and lows at 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Meishan.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Museums · Outdoors

Meishan

— 1 night
Meishan Township is a rural township in Chiayi County, Taiwan. On the 30th (Fri), make a trip to Rueili Scenic Area Swallow Cliff, don't miss a visit to Taiping Suspension Bridge, then walk around Jhuci Waterfront Park, and finally make a trip to Cih Guang Temple.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Meishan trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Kaohsiung to Meishan takes 2.5 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Kaohsiung in November: high temperatures in Meishan hover around 30°C and lows are around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel to Taichung.

Things to do in Meishan

Parks

Side Trips

Taichung

— 4 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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Siang Shan Bikeway and Lukang. Get some cultural insight at National Museum of Natural Science and Lugang Longshan Temple. Take a break from Taichung with a short trip to Sun Moon Lake Bikeway in Yuchi, about 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, experience rural life at Wuling Farm, stop by Yichung Shopping Street, and look for all kinds of wild species at Gaomei Wetland.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Taichung attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Meishan to Taichung takes 2 hours. In November in Taichung, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Taipei.

Things to do in Taichung

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Taipei

— 6 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Taipei Confucius Temple and Meihua Lake. Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) and Hsing Tian Kong will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Taipei side-trips: Jiaoxi (Jiaosi Hot Spring & Wufengchi Waterfall), Jimi Square - Yilan Station (in Yilan City) and Neipi Beach (in Su'ao). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of National Palace Museum, browse the different shops at Taipei 101, find something for the whole family at Taipei Children's Amusement Park, and see the interesting displays at Lanyang Museum.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Taipei travel route app.

Getting from Taichung to Taipei by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Taipei can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Fengbin.

Things to do in Taipei

Parks · Theme Parks · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Fengbin

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): make a trip to Baci Scenic Lookout, don't miss a visit to Shih Ti Fish Harbor, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Shihtiping.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Fengbin travel route planner.

You can drive from Taipei to Fengbin in 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Hualien City.

Things to do in Fengbin

Nature · Parks

Hualien City

— 3 nights

Huashi

Nestled between the sea and the mountains, Hualien boasts a number of attractions, both natural and manmade.
On the 11th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Temple. On your second day here, hike along Taroko Gorge, then appreciate the history behind Eternal Spring Shrine, then stroll through Lushui Trail, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Xiangde Temple.

Discover how to plan a Hualien City trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Getting from Fengbin to Hualien City by car takes about 1.5 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Hualien City

Historic Sites · Trails · Parks · Outdoors

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.