25 days in Taiwan Itinerary

25 days in Taiwan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Taiwan travel planner

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Taipei
— 6 nights
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Keelung
— 4 nights
Train to Hualien Tourism Center, Bus to Hualien
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Hualien
— 5 nights
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Kaohsiung
— 4 nights
Bus to Kang-shan, Train to Tainan
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Tainan
— 2 nights
Drive
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Taichung
— 2 nights
Bus
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Taipei
— 1 night
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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Guanghua Digital Plaza, Liberty Square, Wu Fen Pu (Wufenpu Garment Wholesale Area), and other attractions you added. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Taipei: Guan Yin Shan Trail (in Wugu), World of Coca-Cola (in Taoyuan District) and Xinzhuang Station (in Xinzhuang). There's still lots to do: appreciate the history behind Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, contemplate the long history of The Lin Yutang House, take in the spiritual surroundings of Lungshan Temple, and don't miss a visit to Danshuei.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Taipei trip itinerary app.

Osaka, Japan to Taipei is an approximately 7-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Osaka to Taipei is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Osaka in May, expect Taipei to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 26°C. On the 20th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Keelung.

Things to do in Taipei

Parks · Shopping · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Keelung

— 4 nights

Rainy Port

A rainy port city close to the capital, Keelung appeals to visitors with its famous night market and wealth of historic structures.
You've added Jioufen Gold Mine Museum, Wuer Chahu Shan/Teapot Mountain, Shifen Old Street, and other attractions to your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: admire the verdant scenery at Wangyou Valley, walk around Chaojing Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Qingan Temple, and make a trip to Keelung Maritime Plaza.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Keelung trip planner.

You can take a bus from Taipei to Keelung in an hour. Another option is to drive. May in Keelung sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Hualien.

Things to do in Keelung

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trip

Hualien

— 5 nights

Huashi

Nestled between the sea and the mountains, Hualien boasts a number of attractions, both natural and manmade.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Hsiukuluan River, Chihkeshan, Yuli Antong Hot Spring, and other attractions you added. And it doesn't end there: head outdoors with Taroko Gorge, appreciate the history behind Eternal Spring Shrine, kick back and relax at Chishingtan Scenic Area, and hike along Xiao Zhui Lu Trail.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Hualien trip planner.

Traveling by combination of train and bus from Keelung to Hualien takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Kaohsiung.

Things to do in Hualien

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

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.
You've added Ruifeng Night Market, Taroko Park, Liuhe Tourist Night Market, and other attractions to your itinerary. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum, make a trip to The Dome of Light, head off the coast to Cijin Island, and take in the exciting artwork at The Pier-2 Art Centre.

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Traveling by bus from Hualien to Kaohsiung takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Kaohsiung can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Tainan.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Wildlife

Side Trip

Tainan

— 2 nights

Phoenix City

The oldest city in the country, Tainan stood as the island's capital during feudal times.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Anping Gubao Ancient Street, Dadong Night Market and Garden Night Market. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): stop by Dadong Night Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a peaceful walk through Alishan National Forest Recreation Area.

For more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Tainan day trip tool.

Getting from Kaohsiung to Tainan by combination of bus and train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Taichung.

Things to do in Tainan

Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Taichung

— 2 nights

Cultural City

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes FengJia Night Market, Cultural Heritage Park and Sun Moon Lake. Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): explore the activities along Sun Moon Lake, make a trip to Cultural Heritage Park, then look for gifts at Mark Taiwan, then get curious at National Museum of Natural Science, and finally stop by FengJia Night Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Taiwan Balloon Museum, then don't miss a visit to Rainbow Village Taichung, and then explore the world behind art at National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Taichung trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Tainan to Taichung takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June in Taichung, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Taipei.

Things to do in Taichung

Parks · Nature · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Taipei

— 1 night

City of Azaleas

On the 7th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hsing Tian Kong and then take an in-depth tour of National Revolutionary Martyrs' Shrine.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Taipei trip itinerary builder app.

Take a bus from Taichung to Taipei in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. On the 7th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Taipei

Historic Sites · Museums

Taiwan travel guide

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Landmarks · Flea Markets · Gift & Specialty Shops
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.