60 days in Taiwan Itinerary

60 days in Taiwan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Taiwan visit planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, Drive to Gongliao
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Gongliao
— 3 nights
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Taipei
— 9 nights
Train
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Taichung
— 6 nights
Drive
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Ren'ai Township
— 6 nights
Drive
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Xinyi Township
— 5 nights
Drive
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Xiulin
— 6 nights
Train
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Taitung City
— 6 nights
Drive
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Hengchun
— 6 nights
Drive
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Kaohsiung
— 10 nights
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Gongliao

— 3 nights
Set on the main island's most eastern tip, Gongliao is a rural district known for its picturesque fishing village with a thriving culinary scene and a golden sand beach--quite a rare find in Taiwan--favored by vacationers from the north of the country.
Venture out of the city with trips to Su'ao (Lucky Art, Nanfangao Fishing Port, &more). There's still lots to do: stroll through Fulung Beach, don't miss a visit to Pinglin Bridge, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Long Men Bikeway.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Gongliao driving holiday planner.

Montreal, Canada to Gongliao is an approximately 22-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Montreal to Gongliao is 13 hours. Traveling from Montreal in August, expect Gongliao to be a bit warmer, temps between 39°C and 31°C. You'll set off for Taipei on the 31st (Fri).

Things to do in Gongliao

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Trails

Side Trips

Taipei

— 9 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Taipei: Danshuei (in Tamsui), Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) (in Ruifang) and Keelung Harbor (in Zhongzheng District). Pack the 8th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Leofoo Village Theme Park. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at National Palace Museum, buy something for everyone on your list at Taipei 101, meet the residents at Taipei Zoo, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Shilin Night Market.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Taipei trip planner.

You can drive from Gongliao to Taipei in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Taipei can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Taichung.

Things to do in Taipei

Theme Parks · Shopping · Parks · Fun & Games

Side Trips

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Taichung: Yuchi (Wenwu Temple, Sun Moon Lake, &more), Fangyuan Lighthouse (in Fangyuan) and Lukang (Lugang Old Street & Lukang Wenwu Temple). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Rainbow Village Taichung, see the interesting displays at Great Mind Saxophone Gallery, get curious at National Museum of Natural Science, and steep yourself in history at ConfuciusTemple Martyr's Shrine.

For ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Taichung road trip site.

Traveling by train from Taipei to Taichung takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Taichung can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can drive to Ren'ai Township.

Things to do in Taichung

Parks · Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Ren'ai Township

— 6 nights
Get out of town with these interesting Ren'ai Township side-trips: Shei-Pa National Park Guanwu Recreation Area (in Tai'an) and Puli (Paper Dome, National Chi Nan University, &more). On the 19th (Wed), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Hehuanshan National Forest Recreation Area.

To find maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Ren'ai Township travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Taichung to Ren'ai Township by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. September in Ren'ai Township sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. On the 21st (Fri), you'll travel to Xinyi Township.

Things to do in Ren'ai Township

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Xinyi Township

— 5 nights
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Xinyi Township: Jiji (Jiji Train Station & Jiji Military Parl), Shihtiping (in Fengbin) and the Monument of Tropic of Cancer, Chiayi (in Shuishang).

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Xinyi Township day trip planner.

You can drive from Ren'ai Township to Xinyi Township in 3.5 hours. In September in Xinyi Township, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Xiulin.

Things to do in Xinyi Township

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Xiulin

— 6 nights
Xiulin Township or Sioulin Township is a mountain indigenous township of Hualien County, Taiwan. Explore Xiulin's surroundings by going to Taipingshan National Forest Recreation Area (in Datong), Shoufeng (Liyu Lake, National Dong Hwa University, &more) and Xincheng (Chihsing Tan Katsuo Museum & Chishingtan Scenic Area). There's lots more to do: trek along Taroko Gorge, take in the dramatic natural features at Ch'ing-shui Cliff, stroll through Zhuilu Old Trail, and appreciate the views at Mukumugi Valley.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Xiulin trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Xinyi Township to Xiulin. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Taitung City.

Things to do in Xiulin

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Taitung City

— 6 nights
Explore Taitung City's surroundings by going to Chenggong Township (Xingang Fishing Market, Sanxiantai, &more), Donghe (Tungho Bridge & Water Running Up) and Taitung (Salt Water Hot Springs & Lvdaoshilang).

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Taitung City tour itinerary maker app.

Take a train from Xiulin to Taitung City in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to drive to Hengchun.

Things to do in Taitung City

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Hengchun

— 6 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.
Spend the 12th (Fri) exploring nature at Maobitou Park. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Kenting National Park, get great views at Kenting Wanli Dong, stroll around Eluanbi, and make a trip to Feng Chui Sha.

To plan Hengchun vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Getting from Taitung City to Hengchun by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, daily temperatures in Hengchun can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Kaohsiung.

Things to do in Hengchun

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Kaohsiung

— 10 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.
Explore Kaohsiung's surroundings by going to Chimei Museum (in Rende), Anping Tree House (in Anping) and West Central District (Shennong Street, Haianlu Art Street, &more). There's much more to do: view the masterpieces at The Pier-2 Art Centre, make a trip to The Dome of Light, walk around Xiziwan, and enjoy breathtaking views from Kaohsiung Main Public Library.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Kaohsiung attractions planner.

You can drive from Hengchun to Kaohsiung in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daytime highs in Kaohsiung are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

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.