20 days in Taiwan Itinerary

20 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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20 days in Taiwan Itinerary

Start: Singapore
+2
Fly + subway + train:  10​h
1
Taipei
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Taichung
— 1 night
bus:  30​min
3
Nantou
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Tainan
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
5
Kaohsiung
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
6
Taitung
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
7
Hualien
— 1 night
train:  2​h 45​min
8
Taipei
— 2 nights
+2
train + subway + Fly:  10​h
End: Singapore

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.
On the 17th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Songshan Ciyou Temple, ponder the world of politics at Taipei Guest House, ponder the design of Dajia Riverside Park, then take in the natural beauty of Hot spring Street Xingyi Road, then head outdoors with Zhuzihu, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chih Nan Temple (Zhinan Temple). On the 18th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Tiger Mountain Trail, stop by Li zhi Bing Jia, then trek along Jyun Jian Yan Trail, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Qixing Mountain.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Taipei journey planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Taipei is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Singapore in November, things will get a bit cooler in Taipei: highs are around 29°C and lows about 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Taichung.

Things to do in Taipei

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Dajia Riverside Park ©
Dajia Riverside Park
Jyun Jian Yan Trail ©
Jyun Jian Yan Trail
Zhuzihu ©
Zhuzihu

1
night
Taichung

Taichung
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): get outside with Tanyashen Cycleway, then stroll through Dakeng No. 4 Trail, then trek along Dakeng No.2 Trail, and finally make a trip to Yuan Zuei Shao Lai Shan. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the lush surroundings at Dasyushan Forest Recreation Area, hike along Dakeng No.3 Trail, then hike along Dakeng No. 9 Trail, and finally delve into the lush surroundings at Jiu Tian Black Forest.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Taichung online trip builder .

Getting from Taipei to Taichung by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can catcht the bus to Nantou.

Things to do in Taichung

Outdoors Parks Trails

3
nights
Nantou

Nantou ©
Nantou provides good access to the cultural and natural sites of the surrounding county of the same name.
On the 21st (Thu), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Outdoors Taiwan Tandem Paragliding - South of Taiwan, admire the sheer force of Sunglungyen Waterfall, then relax in the rural setting at Sun Moon Lake Toushehuo Basin Recreation Farm, and finally delve into the lush surroundings at Gingko Path. On the next day, trek along Hanbi Trail, stroll through Sun Moon Village Shueiwatou Trail, then explore the striking landscape of Wenwumiaohoushan Park, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Jinlong Mountain.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Nantou online sightseeing planner .

Nantou is very close to Taichung. In November, daytime highs in Nantou are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Tainan.

Things to do in Nantou

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Hanbi Trail ©
Hanbi Trail
Wenwumiaohoushan Park ©
Wenwumiaohoushan Park

2
nights
Tainan

Tainan ©
The oldest city in the country, Tainan stood as the island's capital during feudal times.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nankun Nidai Tianfu, kick back and relax at Ma Sha Gou Beach Recreation Area, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Zhen'antang Feihu General Temple, then contemplate the waterfront views at Anping Canal, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San-Shan Guo-Wang Temple, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Nanhua Valley. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Zengwun Reservoir, then admire the striking features of Linshui Furen Mamiao, then make a trip to Old Tainan District Court, and finally explore the wealth of natural beauty at Tsaoshan Moonscape Scenic Area.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Tainan day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Nantou to Tainan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Kaohsiung.

Things to do in Tainan

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Zengwun Reservoir ©
Zengwun Reservoir
Old Tainan District Court ©
Old Tainan District Court
Linshui Furen Mamiao ©
Linshui Furen Mamiao

2
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Caishan Natural Park and National Science and Technology Museum, Kaohsiung. Change things up with these side-trips from Kaohsiung: Taiwan Aboriginal Culture Park (in Majia), Donglong Temple (in Donggang) and Wan Jin Church (in Wanluan). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, deepen your understanding at National Sun Yat-sen University, get engrossed in the history at Cihou Fort, and examine the collection at Fengyi Academy.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Kaohsiung trip itinerary maker website .

Getting from Tainan to Kaohsiung by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In November in Kaohsiung, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Taitung.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Taiwan Aboriginal Culture Park, Wan Jin Church, Donglong Temple, Donglong Temple
Highlights from your plan
Caishan Natural Park
Caishan Natural Park
Seaside Park ©
Seaside Park

3
nights
Taitung

Taitung ©
Sitting between the mountains and the sea, Taitung offers pleasing scenery no matter what direction you face.
Explore hidden gems such as East Coast National Scenic Area and Taitung Bicycle Road. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lvdaoshilang, head off the coast to Lv Dao, explore the landscape on two wheels at Guanshan Bicycle Path, and contemplate the waterfront views at Jiaming Lake.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Taitung trip planner .

Take a train from Kaohsiung to Taitung in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Hualien.

Things to do in Taitung

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Nuwalian ©
Nuwalian
Taitung Bicycle Road ©
Taitung Bicycle Road
Jiaming Lake ©
Jiaming Lake

1
night
Hualien

Hualien ©
Nestled between the sea and the mountains, Hualien boasts a number of attractions, both natural and manmade.
On the 1st (Sun), get outside with Bai Bao Xi, tour the pleasant surroundings at Zuocang Trail, then trek along Lushui Trail, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Xiangde Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon): trek along Walami Trail, then snap pictures at Kecheng Iron Bridge, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Yufu Bikeway.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Hualien travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Taitung to Hualien in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Taipei.

Things to do in Hualien

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Walami Trail ©
Walami Trail
Lushui Trail ©
Lushui Trail
Kecheng Iron Bridge ©
Kecheng Iron Bridge

2
nights
Taipei

Taipei ©
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): stop by Eslite Bookstore Dunhua, brush up on your military savvy at Evergreen Maritime Museum, then admire the masterpieces at National Museum of History, and finally explore the wealth of natural beauty at Yang Ming Shan Qing Tian Gang. Keep things going the next day: get in on the family fun at BabyBoss, then browse the different shops at Q Square, and then grab your bike and head to Keelung River Right Bank Bike Trail.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Taipei online holiday planner .

Traveling by train from Hualien to Taipei takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Taipei

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
BabyBoss ©
BabyBoss
Eslite Bookstore Dunhua ©
Eslite Bookstore Dunhua
Q Square ©
Q Square

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