43 days in Taiwan Itinerary

43 days in Taiwan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Taiwan sightseeing planner

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Drive to Ben Gurion International Airport, Fly to Tainan International Airport / Tainan Air Base, Drive to Chiayi County
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Chiayi County
— 4 nights
Drive
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Pingtung
— 5 nights
Taxi to Chaozhou, Train to Taitung
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Taitung
— 6 nights
Drive
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Hualien
— 7 nights
Drive
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Yilan
— 4 nights
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Taichung
— 6 nights
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Taipei
— 8 nights
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Chiayi County

— 4 nights
A rugged landscape scattered with villages and vast plains of untouched nature, Chiayi County stretches between sea and mountains on the southwestern coast.
Venture out of the city with trips to Guanziling Hot Spring (in Baihe), West Central District (Haianlu Art Street, Former Tainan Weather Observatory, &more) and Chimei Museum (in Rende). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Jibei Sand Beach Beak, contemplate the long history of Anping Tree House, don't miss a visit to Taiwan Blackfoot Disease Socio Medical Service Memorial House, and take a stroll through Touliu.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Chiayi County trip itinerary maker tool.

Jerusalem, Israel to Chiayi County is an approximately 22.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Jerusalem to Chiayi County due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Pingtung.

Things to do in Chiayi County

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Adventure

Side Trips

Pingtung

— 5 nights
Mostly serving as a base for exploring Kenting National Park, Pingtung enjoys a pleasant, subtropical climate, sandy beaches, and a friendly atmosphere.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Pingtung: Central Park Kaohsiung (in Qianjin), The Dome of Light (in Xinxing) and Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum (in Dashu District). Spend the 7th (Mon) exploring nature at Kenting National Park. There's lots more to do: view the masterpieces at The Pier-2 Art Centre, take in the awesome beauty at Caishan Natural Park, delve into the distant past at Hengchun Old Town, and make a trip to Dragon Tiger Tower.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Pingtung online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Chiayi County to Pingtung takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Taitung.

Things to do in Pingtung

Parks · Museums · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Taitung

— 6 nights

Eastern City

Sitting between the mountains and the sea, Taitung offers pleasing scenery no matter what direction you face.
Taitung is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Orchid Island(Lanyu), visit Tiehuacun, walk around Human Rights Culture Park, and look for all kinds of wild species at Sanxiantai.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Taitung vacation maker app.

You can do a combination of taxi and train from Pingtung to Taitung in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to drive to Hualien.

Things to do in Taitung

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Hualien

— 7 nights
Hualien is known for trails, nature, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Chishingtan Scenic Area, contemplate the waterfront views at Liyu Lake, don't miss a visit to Chongde Bay, and appreciate the views at Mukumugi Valley.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Hualien trip builder.

You can drive from Taitung to Hualien in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Yilan.

Things to do in Hualien

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Yilan

— 4 nights
The coastal city of Yilan makes a good base for trips around the wider eponymous county.
Yilan is known for nature, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Meihua Lake, head off the coast to Guishan Island, admire the landmark architecture of Zhaoyinggong, and don't miss a visit to Yilan Luodong Forestry Culture Park.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Yilan trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Hualien to Yilan in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in May, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can drive to Taichung.

Things to do in Yilan

Nature · Parks · Shopping

Taichung

— 6 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Taichung: Lukang (Lukang Wenwu Temple & Lukang), Ren'ai Township (Hehuanshan National Forest Recreation Area & Cingjing Veterans Farm) and Yuchi (Sun Moon Lake & Formosan Aboriginal Culture Village). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Rainbow Village Taichung, don't miss a visit to Tunghai University, get in on the family fun at Lihpao Land, and look for all kinds of wild species at Gaomei Wetland.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Taichung trip planner.

You can drive from Yilan to Taichung in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In May in Taichung, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Taipei.

Things to do in Taichung

Parks · Theme Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Taipei

— 8 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Taipei: Jhuwei Beach (in Dayuan), Fulung Beach (in Gongliao) and Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) (in Ruifang). And it doesn't end there: pause for some photo ops at Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, witness a stunning natural landmark at Beitou Hot Spring, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Taipei Zoo, and don't miss a visit to National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall.

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You can take a train from Taichung to Taipei in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Taipei

Shopping · Parks · Theme Parks · 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.