22 days in Taiwan Itinerary

22 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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22 days in Taiwan Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Taichung
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Ren'ai Township
— 1 night
+2
taxi + bus + train:  3​h 15​min
3
Kaohsiung
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Hengchun
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Chenggong Township
— 1 night
taxi + train:  2​h 45​min
6
Xiulin
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Xinyi Township
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
8
Su'ao
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
9
Taipei
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
10
Gongliao
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  17​h
End: Vancouver

3
nights
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Sun Moon Lake and WenWu Hiking Trail. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Kaomei Wetland, relax in the rural setting at Wuling Farm, stop by Yichung Shopping Street, and engage your brain at National Museum of Natural Science.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Taichung visit planner .

Vancouver, Canada to Taichung is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train. You'll lose 16 hours traveling from Vancouver to Taichung due to the time zone difference. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Vancouver in October; daily highs in Taichung reach 34°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Ren'ai Township.

Things to do in Taichung

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trip

Nantou
Highlights from your plan
Sun Moon Lake ©
Sun Moon Lake
Gaomei Wetland ©
Gaomei Wetland
National Museum of Natural Science ©
National Museum of Natural Science

1
night
Ren'ai Township

Ren'ai Township ©
On the 3rd (Sat), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan), experience rural life at Cingjing Veterans Farm, and then admire the natural beauty at Small Swiss Garden.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Ren'ai Township driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Taichung to Ren'ai Township in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Ren'ai Township can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Kaohsiung.

Things to do in Ren'ai Township

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan) ©
Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan)
Cingjing Veterans Farm ©
Cingjing Veterans Farm
Small Swiss Garden ©
Small Swiss Garden

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.
Get outdoors at Ai He (Love River) and Cijin Island. Appreciate the collections at Chimei Museum and The Pier-2 Art Centre. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kaohsiung: Anping Tree House (in Anping), Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia) (in West Central District) and Dapeng Bay National Scenic Area (in Donggang). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum, admire the striking features of Hong Lou At Kaohsiung Municipal Kaohsiung Senior High School, tour the pleasant surroundings at Central Park Kaohsiung, and explore the activities along Lianchi (Lotus) Lake.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Kaohsiung trip maker tool .

Drive from Ren'ai Township to Kaohsiung in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ren'ai Township in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Kaohsiung, with lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can drive to Hengchun.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

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

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.
Get outdoors at Kenting National Park and Jialeshuei Surf Beach. You'll get in some beach time at Dawan Kenting Beach Park and White Sand Bay.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Hengchun tour itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Kaohsiung to Hengchun takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can go by car to Chenggong Township.

Things to do in Hengchun

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

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

1
night
Chenggong Township

Chenggong Township ©
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): head off the coast to Sanxiantai, then head off the coast to Nuwalian, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Aquarium of Anemonefish.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Chenggong Township online travel planner .

Drive from Hengchun to Chenggong Township in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Xiulin.

Things to do in Chenggong Township

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Nuwalian ©
Nuwalian
Sanxiantai ©
Sanxiantai

2
nights
Xiulin

Xiulin ©
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): stroll through Zhuilu Old Trail, explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of Water Curtain, and then stroll through Baiyang Trail. On the 12th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Taroko Gorge, tour the pleasant surroundings at Qixing Lake Binhai Bicycle Road, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Chishingtan Scenic Area.

To find out how to plan a trip to Xiulin, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of taxi and train from Chenggong Township to Xiulin in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Xinyi Township.

Things to do in Xiulin

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Hualien
Highlights from your plan
Taroko Gorge ©
Taroko Gorge
Chishingtan Scenic Area ©
Chishingtan Scenic Area
Baiyang Trail ©
Baiyang Trail

1
night
Xinyi Township

Xinyi Township ©
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Meizi Meng GongChang, relax in the rural setting at Liou Plum Farm, then delve into the lush surroundings at Ali Mountain (Alishan), and finally witness the site of a historic battle at Dongpubu Nongbuluo.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Xinyi Township tour builder tool .

Explore your travel options from Xiulin to Xinyi Township with the Route module. In November, daily temperatures in Xinyi Township can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Su'ao.

Things to do in Xinyi Township

Wildlife Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Ali Mountain (Alishan) ©
Ali Mountain (Alishan)
Dream Works of the mei ©
Dream Works of the mei

1
night
Su'ao

Su'ao ©
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): grab your bike and head to WuLaoKeng, then don't miss a visit to Nanfangao Fishing Port, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Neipi Beach.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Su'ao trip planner .

You can drive from Xinyi Township to Su'ao in 6 hours. In November in Su'ao, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Taipei.

Things to do in Su'ao

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Neipi Beach ©
Neipi Beach
Nanfangao Fishing Port ©
Nanfangao Fishing Port

4
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Taipei Zoo and Yeh Liu Geo Park. Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) and Taipei Confucius Temple will appeal to history buffs. On the 17th (Sat), spend a day exploring the natural beauty of Yangmingshan National Park. Next up on the itinerary: browse the different shops at Taipei 101, get engrossed in the history at National Revolutionary Martyrs' Shrine, take in the natural beauty of Beitou Hot Spring, and don't miss a visit to Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Taipei day trip site .

Drive from Su'ao to Taipei in 1.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Taipei can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Gongliao.

Things to do in Taipei

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

New Taipei
Highlights from your plan
National Palace Museum
National Palace Museum
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) ©
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)
Taipei 101 ©
Taipei 101

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 19th (Mon), explore the landscape on two wheels at Long Men Bikeway and then kick back and relax at Fulung Beach.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Gongliao travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Taipei to Gongliao in 1.5 hours. In November in Gongliao, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gongliao

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Fulung Beach
Fulung Beach

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