18 days in Taiwan Itinerary

18 days in Taiwan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Taiwan visit planner

Make it your trip
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Taipei
— 6 nights
Train
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Hualien City
— 4 nights
Drive
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Yuchi
— 3 nights
Taxi to Linsen-Zhongzheng Intersection, Train to Kaohsiung
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Kaohsiung
— 4 nights
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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Taipei: YOLO Taiwan (in Dayuan), YehLiu Geopark (in Wanli) and Danshuei (in Tamsui). Spend the 21st (Sat) exploring nature at Yangmingshan National Park. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lungshan Temple, get a new perspective on things with MyTaiwanTour Travel Services, meet the residents at Taipei Zoo, and take a stroll through Ximending.

For ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Taipei trip planner.

Warsaw, Poland to Taipei is an approximately 16-hour flight. Traveling from Warsaw to Taipei, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Warsaw in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Taipei, with highs around 39°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 31°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Hualien City.

Things to do in Taipei

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Hualien City

— 4 nights

Huashi

Nestled between the sea and the mountains, Hualien boasts a number of attractions, both natural and manmade.
Get out of town with these interesting Hualien City side-trips: Chishingtan Scenic Area (in Xincheng), Sixty Rock Mountain (in Fuli) and Yufu Bikeway (in Yuli). Make the 25th (Wed) a memorable day with a climbing tour. Next up on the itinerary: catch all the local highlights with Island Life Taiwan Adventures & Experiences, appreciate the views at Mukumugi Valley, and hike along Taroko Gorge.

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Traveling by train from Taipei to Hualien City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Yuchi.

Things to do in Hualien City

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

Yuchi

— 3 nights
Yuchi Township is a rural township in the center of Nantou County, Taiwan.HistoryFormerly called Go-sia-poAdministrative divisionsThe township comprises 13 villages: Dalin, Dayan, Gonghe, Riyue, Shuishe, Toushe, Tungchi, Tungguang, Wucheng, Wudeng, Xincheng, Yuchi and Zhongming.Tourist attractions Cih-en Pagoda Dajhu Lake Waterbirds Reserve Formosan Aboriginal Culture Village Kong-ming Temple Lalu Lalu Island Peacock Park Shuei-she Mountain Sun Moon Lake Syuentzang Temple Wen Wu TempleTransportationProvincial Highway No. Explore Yuchi's surroundings by going to Chung Hsing New Village Children's Park (in Nantou City), Cingjing Veterans Farm (in Ren'ai Township) and Chung Tai World Museum (in Puli). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Sun Moon Lake, find something for the whole family at Formosan Aboriginal Culture Village, and don't miss a visit to Caotun Leicang Si.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Yuchi online tour planner.

You can drive from Hualien City to Yuchi in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Yuchi can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Kaohsiung.

Things to do in Yuchi

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Kaohsiung

— 4 nights

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Liuqiu Dive in Pingtung City (about 1h 5 min away). There's much more to do: relax and rejuvenate at Massage N' Cafe, see the interesting displays at Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Circular Line (KLRT), and don't miss a visit to Dragon Tiger Tower.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Kaohsiung tour planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and train from Yuchi to Kaohsiung in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. August in Kaohsiung sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Spas

Side Trip

Taiwan travel guide

4.2
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.