30 days in Taiwan Itinerary

30 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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Kaohsiung
— 4 nights
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Hengchun
— 4 nights
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Taitung
— 5 nights
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Hualien
— 4 nights
Train
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Taipei
— 3 nights
Fly
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Magong
— 4 nights
Fly
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Taichung
— 5 nights
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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.
Get some cultural insight at Pujidian and Lungshan Temple. Popular historic sites such as Yi Cheng Tang and Zhen'antang Feihu General Temple are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Kaohsiung: Liuqiu (Scuba & Snorkeling & Beauty Cave), Beutic Private Tour (in North District) and West Central District (Tainan Art Museum No. 2, Art Museum 2, &more). The adventure continues: view the masterpieces at ALIEN Art Centre, get a taste of the local shopping with Freedom Sunset Market, boost your wellbeing at Floating Palace, and kick back and relax at Qi Jing Bathing Beach.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Kaohsiung trip builder website.

Singapore, Singapore to Kaohsiung is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in June, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can drive to Hengchun.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

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.
Appreciate the collections at Fangliao Railway Art Village and Hengchun 3000 Brewseum. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Sand Island (Sa-Dau) and Jialeshuei Surf Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Shuangliu National Forest Recreation Area in Shizi Township (about 44 minutes away). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at White Sand Bay, zoom along the surf with Kenting Tribe 1173 Surf Shop, stroll through White Sand Bay, and examine the collection at Taipower.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Hengchun road trip planning site.

Getting from Kaohsiung to Hengchun by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Taitung.

Things to do in Hengchun

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Taitung

— 5 nights

Eastern City

Sitting between the mountains and the sea, Taitung offers pleasing scenery no matter what direction you face.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Green Island Lighthouse and Tianhou Temple. Luan Shan Forest Museum and Taitung Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: trek along East Coast National Scenic Area, enjoy the sand and surf at Nuwalian, stroll through Taitung Bicycle Road, and make a trip to Taitung Jialulan Coast.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Taitung online trip builder.

You can drive from Hengchun to Taitung in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Hualien.

Things to do in Taitung

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Hualien

— 4 nights
Lintienshan Forestry Culture Park and Chihsing Tan Katsuo Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Kuang Long Museum and Hualian Gang Jiao Hui.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Hualien trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Taitung to Hualien in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Taipei.

Things to do in Hualien

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Nature

Taipei

— 3 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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Songshan Ciyou Temple and .Sansia Tsu Shi Temple. Head to Q Square and Linhuatai Tea Shopfor plenty of shopping. Get out of town with these interesting Taipei side-trips: Elephant Trunk Rock (in Ruifang), Wangyou Valley (in Zhongzheng District) and New Taipei City Yingge Ceramics Museum (in Yingge). There's much more to do: surround yourself with nature on YOLO Taiwan, take in nature's colorful creations at Zhuzihu, get engrossed in the history at 2-28 Memorial Museum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Jyun Jian Yan Trail.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Taipei trip planner.

Traveling by train from Hualien to Taipei takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, daytime highs in Taipei are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to fly to Magong.

Things to do in Taipei

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Magong

— 4 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.
Get outdoors at Chixiyanpu and Lintou Golden Beach. Visit Shihli Beach Park and Xiying Rainbow Bridge for some beach relaxation. Get out of town with these interesting Magong side-trips: Xiyu (Erkan Almond Tea, Siyu, &more) and Niaoyu (in Baisha Township). Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Serpent Head Mountain, engage your brain at Penghu Ocean Geological Center, contemplate the long history of Shuncheng Gate, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Magong Chenghuang Temple.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Magong trip website.

You can fly from Taipei to Magong in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Taichung.

Things to do in Magong

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Taichung

— 5 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.
For shopping fun, head to Jhongsing Rice Castle or Zhongyou Department Store. Lukang Wenwu Temple and Yunlin Story House are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to 36 Curve Road (in Meishan), Huwei (Huwei Chifa Matsu Temple & Paper-cut Art Village) and Museum of Ancient Taiwan Tiles (in Chiayi). There's much more to do: browse the different shops at Showtime Plaza, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nantian Temple, stroll through Daan Beach, and examine the collection at Chiayi City Koji Pottery Museum.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Taichung visit planner.

You can fly from Magong to Taichung in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. In June in Taichung, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Taichung

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Outdoors

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.