28 days in Taiwan Itinerary

28 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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Taipei
— 2 nights
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Matsu
— 2 nights
Fly
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Taichung
— 3 nights
Fly
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Magong
— 2 nights
Fly
5
Kaohsiung
— 4 nights
Drive
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Hengchun
— 4 nights
Drive
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Ludao
— 1 night
Drive
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Taitung City
— 2 nights
Drive
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Yuli
— 1 night
Drive
10
Fenglin
— 1 night
Drive
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Hualien City
— 1 night
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Taipei

— 2 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 inner history buff will appreciate Songshan Ciyou Temple and Tianhou Temple. Discover out-of-the-way places like YOLO Taiwan and Hongludi. When in Taipei, make a side trip to see .Sansia Tsu Shi Temple in Sanxia, approximately Sanxia away. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Fagushan Nongchan Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bangka Qingshan Temple, make a trip to Bishanyan Kaizhang Shengwang Temple, and learn about all things military at Evergreen Maritime Museum.

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Tel Aviv, Israel to Taipei is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Tel Aviv to Taipei. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Tel Aviv in July: highs in Taipei hover around 40°C, while lows dip to 31°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Matsu.

Things to do in Taipei

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Matsu

— 2 nights
On the 7th (Wed), learn about all things military at War and Peace Memorial Park Exhibition Center, then stroll through Tanghou Trail, then contemplate the long history of Ban Li Gu Cuo (Ban Li Dazhai), and finally take in the waterfront at Beigan Baisha Harbor. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of 88 Tunnel, enjoy the sea views from Dongquan Lighthouse, then steep yourself in history at Shen Mi Xia Hai Wan, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Cingfan Village.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Matsu trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Taipei to Matsu in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Taichung.

Things to do in Matsu

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Beaches

Taichung

— 3 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 inner history buff will appreciate Jiji Wuchanggong and Lukang Wenwu Temple. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Taiwan Balloon Museum and Western Museum. Go for a jaunt from Taichung to Nantou City to see Chung Hsing New Village Children's Park about 44 minutes away. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Daan Beach, relax and rejuvenate at SenLing Spa Massage - Shalu, see the interesting displays at Gen.Sun Li-Jen Residence, and take a stroll through Tai'an Luoyusong Mijing.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Taichung trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Matsu to Taichung in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. July in Taichung sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Magong.

Things to do in Taichung

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Spas

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

Magong

— 2 nights
Most visitors take a trip to Magong to see Penghu's iconic landmark, the famed Tianhou Gong Mazu temple, honoring the Chinese sea goddess and dating back to the 16th century.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): take in the history at Dongtai Fort, make a trip to Siyu, then kick back and relax at Chixiyanpu, then contemplate the long history of Waianer, and finally see the interesting displays at Xiaomen Geological Museum. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Shihli Beach Park, then contemplate the long history of Shuncheng Gate, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Magong Chenghuang Temple, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Serpent Head Mountain.

For where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Magong route builder site.

You can fly from Taichung to Magong in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Kaohsiung.

Things to do in Magong

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Pujidian and Xiao Nan Hai Guanyin Delubrum. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Wan Jin Church and Siao Liou Ciou Ge Ban Bay Beach Venice Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Kaohsiung side-trips: West Central District (Tainan Gonghuitang, Linshui Furen Mamiao, &more) and Liuqiu (Scuba & Snorkeling & Beauty Cave). Next up on the itinerary: get great views at Old Railroad Bridge Education Wetland Zone, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kaohsiung Mosque, delve into the distant past at Guandimiao, and get to know the fascinating history of Ciminggong.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Kaohsiung trip planner.

Fly from Magong to Kaohsiung in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and train. In July, daily temperatures in Kaohsiung can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 31°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can go by car to Hengchun.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Hengchun

— 4 nights
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.
Relax by the water at White Sand Bay and Dawan Kenting Beach Park. Discover out-of-the-way places like Jialeshuei Surf Beach and Kenting Tribe 1173 Surf Shop. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Fu'an Temple, don't miss a visit to Hongchaikeng, get great views at Kenting Wanli Dong, and head off the coast to Sand Island (Sa-Dau).

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Hengchun trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Kaohsiung to Hengchun takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Ludao.

Things to do in Hengchun

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ludao

— 1 night
On the 22nd (Thu), take in the dramatic natural features at Habagou Island, then go for a stroll along the water at Lvdaoshilang, and then examine the collection at Green Island Wax Museum. On your second day here, make a trip to Green Island Little Great Wall, enjoy the sea views from Green Island Lighthouse, then go for a walk through Fanchuanbi Grass, and finally explore the gorgeous colors at Lvdao Camping Area.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Ludao travel app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Hengchun to Ludao. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Taitung City.

Things to do in Ludao

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Taitung City

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Shayuan - Fushan Fish Reserve, make a trip to Moonlight Inn, then contemplate the waterfront views at Xiaoyeliu, and finally walk around International Landmark (Seaside Park). Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tianhou Temple, then grab your bike and head to Guanshan Bicycle Path, and then head off the coast to Green Island.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Taitung City trip planning app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ludao to Taitung City. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to drive to Yuli.

Things to do in Taitung City

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Yuli

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): make a trip to Saoba Ruins, relax in the rural setting at Wuhe Cha Yuan Princess Coffee, then grab your bike and head to Yufu Bikeway, and finally don't miss a visit to Kecheng Iron Bridge.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Yuli journey website.

You can drive from Taitung City to Yuli in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Fenglin.

Things to do in Yuli

Outdoors · Trails · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Fenglin

— 1 night
On the 27th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Jici Seaside Areas, delve into the distant past at Kakita'an, then listen to music at A Mei Wenhua Village, then visit a coastal fixture at Qilaibi Lighthouse, and finally relax in the rural setting at Tai Kai Xin Farm.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Fenglin road trip site.

You can drive from Yuli to Fenglin in an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Hualien City.

Things to do in Fenglin

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

Hualien City

— 1 night

Huashi

Nestled between the sea and the mountains, Hualien boasts a number of attractions, both natural and manmade.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Xiangde Temple, then trek along Lushui Trail, and then contemplate the long history of Shen'an Temple.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Hualien City driving holiday planner.

Drive from Fenglin to Hualien City in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. On the 29th (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Hualien City

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Trails · Parks

Side Trips

Taiwan travel guide

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Landmarks · Gift & Specialty Shops · Shopping Malls
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.