24 days in Taiwan Itinerary

24 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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24 days in Taiwan Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly + Bus:  16​h 30​min
1
Nantou
— 3 nights
Train:  2​h
2
Kaohsiung
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Hengchun
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Taitung
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Hualien
— 3 nights
Train:  2​h
6
Jiaoxi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
7
New Taipei
— 5 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Tel Aviv

3
nights
Nantou

Nantou ©
Nantou provides good access to the cultural and natural sites of the surrounding county of the same name.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Formosan Aboriginal Culture Village and National Museum of Natural Science. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nantou: Mark Taiwan (in Central District), Gaomei Wetland (in Qingshui) and Rainbow Village Taichung (in Nantun). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Sun Moon Lake, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jinlong Mountain, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Wenwumiaohoushan Park, and head outdoors with Siang Shan Bikeway.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Nantou itinerary planning app .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Nantou is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Tel Aviv to Nantou due to the time zone difference. In August, daytime highs in Nantou are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Kaohsiung.

Things to do in Nantou

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trip

Taichung
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Sun Moon Lake ©
Sun Moon Lake
Formosan Aboriginal Culture Village ©
Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan) ©
Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan)

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.
Family-friendly places like National Science and Technology Museum, Kaohsiung and Seaside Park will thrill your kids. Go for a jaunt from Kaohsiung to Rende to see Chimei Museum about 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Ai He (Love River), contemplate the long history of Chinese Buddhist Temple, don't miss a visit to The Dome of Light, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Guandi Temple.

To see photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Kaohsiung trip builder .

You can take a train from Nantou to Kaohsiung in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Kaohsiung are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to drive to Hengchun.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Chimei Museum
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Cijin Island ©
Cijin Island
Ai He (Love River) ©
Ai He (Love River)

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium and Jialeshuei Surf Beach. And it doesn't end there: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kenting National Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Kenting Long Keng Ecological Reserve, kick back and relax at Dawan Kenting Beach Park, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Hengchun trip itinerary app .

Drive from Kaohsiung to Hengchun in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Hengchun can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Taitung.

Things to do in Hengchun

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Jialeshuei Surf Beach, Kenting Long Keng Ecological Reserve, National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium
Highlights from your plan
Kenting National Park ©
Kenting National Park
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
Taitung

Taitung ©
Sitting between the mountains and the sea, Taitung offers pleasing scenery no matter what direction you face.
Family-friendly places like Lvdaoshilang and Nuwalian will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: head off the coast to Orchid Island(Lanyu), cruise along Jin Gang Da Dao, contemplate the waterfront views at Sanxiantai, and walk around Taidong Forest Park.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Taitung trip planner .

You can drive from Hengchun to Taitung in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Hualien.

Things to do in Taitung

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Nuwalian ©
Nuwalian
Orchid Island(Lanyu) ©
Orchid Island(Lanyu)
Sanxiantai ©
Sanxiantai

3
nights
Hualien

Hualien ©
Nestled between the sea and the mountains, Hualien boasts a number of attractions, both natural and manmade.
Kids will enjoy Chishingtan Scenic Area and Farglory Ocean Park. There's lots more to do: hike along Taroko Gorge, look for gifts at Zengji Mashu, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hualien Martyrs Shrine, and head outdoors with Yanzihkou Trail.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Hualien trip site .

You can drive from Taitung to Hualien in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Jiaoxi.

Things to do in Hualien

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Chishingtan Scenic Area ©
Chishingtan Scenic Area
Taroko Gorge ©
Taroko Gorge
Ch'ing-shui Cliff ©
Ch'ing-shui Cliff

2
nights
Jiaoxi

Jiaoxi ©
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): stop by Chili Hunter -Wenchuang Shop, then take in the natural beauty of Jiaosi Hot Spring, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Tangweigou Jiaosi Hot Spring Park, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Wufengchi Waterfall. On the 27th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around Jiaosi Hot Spring Park, then hike along Lin Mei Shi Pan Trail, then contemplate the waterfront views at Yilan Longtan Lake, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Meihua Lake.

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Getting from Hualien to Jiaoxi by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daily temperatures in Jiaoxi can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to drive to New Taipei.

Things to do in Jiaoxi

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Meihua Lake, Chili Hunter -Wenchuang Shop
Highlights from your plan
Wufengchi Waterfall ©
Wufengchi Waterfall
Meihua Lake ©
Meihua Lake
Lin Mei Shi Pan Trail ©
Lin Mei Shi Pan Trail

5
nights
New Taipei

New Taipei ©
Xinbei, also known as New Taipei City, stands as a newly founded part of the wider Taipei metropolitan area, stretching up from the capital to the island's northern coast.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Taipei Zoo and Xing Fu Water Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around New Taipei: National Palace Museum (in Shilin), Yangmingshan National Park (in Beitou) and Keelung River Right Bank Bike Trail (in Neihu). The adventure continues: appreciate the history behind Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, explore the striking landscape at Yeh Liu Geo Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hsing Tian Kong, and make a trip to Elephant Mountain (aka Nangang District Hiking Trail).

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our New Taipei sightseeing planner .

Getting from Jiaoxi to New Taipei by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. August in New Taipei sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 31°C at night. On the 1st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Taipei

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Taipei
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Taipei Zoo ©
Taipei Zoo
YehLiu Geopark ©
YehLiu Geopark
Yangmingshan National Park ©
Yangmingshan National Park

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