18 days in Taiwan Itinerary

18 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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Kaohsiung
— 2 nights
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Nantou
— 4 nights
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Taipei
— 5 nights
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Hualien
— 3 nights
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Hengchun
— 2 nights
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Liuqiu
— 1 night

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Kaohsiung

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.
Kaohsiung is known for museums, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Cijin Island, don't miss a visit to Longcheng Temple Wujia Temple, take in the pleasant sights at Wei Wu Mi Mi Cun, and explore the activities along Lianchi (Lotus) Lake.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Kaohsiung trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Kaohsiung is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in December; daily highs in Kaohsiung reach 29°C and lows reach 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Nantou.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Shopping
Highlights from your trip
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Religious Site
Guandi Temple
4.6
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Island
Cijin Island
4.1
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Art Gallery
The Pier-2 Art Centre
4.2

4
nights
Nantou

Nantou ©
Nantou provides good access to the cultural and natural sites of the surrounding county of the same name.
On the 7th (Mon), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan). Pack the 6th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Formosan Aboriginal Culture Village. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Sun Moon Lake, take in the awesome beauty at Jinlong Mountain, and relax in the rural setting at Cingjing Veterans Farm.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Nantou journey planner.

Getting from Kaohsiung to Nantou by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Kaohsiung in December, expect Nantou to be a bit cooler, temps between 24°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Taipei.

Things to do in Nantou

Nature · Parks · Theme Parks
Highlights from your trip
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Water Body
Sun Moon Lake
4.3

5
nights
Taipei

Taipei ©

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 find plenty of places to visit near Taipei: Ruifang (Nanya Rock Area, Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street), &more). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, admire the striking features of Taipei 101, shake up your sightseeing with Like It Formosa, and surround yourself with nature on YOLO Taiwan.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Taipei tour site.

Drive from Nantou to Taipei in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In December in Taipei, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Hualien.

Things to do in Taipei

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

3
nights
Hualien

Hualien ©

Huashi

Nestled between the sea and the mountains, Hualien boasts a number of attractions, both natural and manmade.
Make the 15th (Tue) a memorable day with Taiwan Vista Day Tour. And it doesn't end there: head outdoors with Taroko Gorge, see the top attractions with Island Life Taiwan Adventures & Experiences, trek along Lushui Trail, and let the river carry you with 儷庭旅行社 Leading Taiwan Travel Agency.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Hualien online trip itinerary maker.

You can take a train from Taipei to Hualien in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can go by car to Hengchun.

Things to do in Hualien

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
Highlights from your trip
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Hiking Trail
Taroko Gorge
4.7
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Climbing Tour
Taiwan Vista Day Tour
5.0

2
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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.
On the 16th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Kenting National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Kenting Long Keng Ecological Reserve and then take some stellar pictures from Alang Yi Trail.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Hengchun trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Hualien to Hengchun in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and bus. In December, daily temperatures in Hengchun can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Liuqiu.

Things to do in Hengchun

Wildlife · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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National Park
Kenting National Park
4.4
Lookout
Alang Yi Trail
5.0

1
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Liuqiu

Liuqiu
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Beauty Cave and then see some colorful creatures with Liuqiu Dive.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Liuqiu planning tool.

You can do a combination of bus and ferry from Hengchun to Liuqiu in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in December, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Liuqiu

Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

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