60 days in Taiwan Itinerary

60 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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Drive to Ngurah Rai (Bali) International Airport, Fly to Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, Drive to Hsinchu
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Hsinchu
— 5 nights
Drive
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Nantou
— 7 nights
Drive
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Fanlu
— 3 nights
Drive
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Alishan
— 2 nights
Taxi to Chiayi, Fly to Magong
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Magong
— 4 nights
Fly
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Jincheng
— 4 nights
Fly
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Kaohsiung
— 7 nights
Drive
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Hengchun
— 5 nights
Drive
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Taitung
— 5 nights
Drive
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Hualien
— 7 nights
Train to Nangang, Fly to Matsu
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Matsu
— 3 nights
Fly
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Taipei
— 7 nights
Fly to Ngurah Rai (Bali) International Airport, Drive to Bugbug

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Hsinchu

— 5 nights

Windy City

On a trip to Hsinchu, an industrial hub in Northern Taiwan, you can combine pleasant walks in the parks and along the harbor with wider explorations in the area.
Explore Hsinchu's surroundings by going to Leofoo Village Theme Park (in Guanxi), Jinhan Dried Persimmon (in Xinpu) and Beipu (Green World Ecological Farm, Mike Recreation Farm, &more). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at One Bear Museum, don't miss a visit to Carp Pond Water Reservoir Scenic Lookouts, experience rural life at Tongluo Tea Factory, and ponder the world of politics at Dashan Beiyue.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Hsinchu trip planning site.

Bugbug, Indonesia to Hsinchu is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of car and flight. In March, Hsinchu is slightly colder than Bugbug - with highs of 24°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can drive to Nantou.

Things to do in Hsinchu

Theme Parks · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Nantou

— 7 nights
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nantou: Changhua City (Bagua Mountain & Sector Garage), Baihe (Guanzi Hill (Guan Zi Ling), Baihe Lotus Park, &more) and East District (Jiayi Lan Pond Dam Scenic Area & Chiayi Park). Spend the 17th (Tue) exploring nature at Yushan National Park.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Nantou online journey planner.

Getting from Hsinchu to Nantou by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Fanlu.

Things to do in Nantou

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Fanlu

— 3 nights
Change things up with these side-trips from Fanlu: Dulishan Trail (in Zhuqi), Gukeng (Gukeng Huashan Scenic Area, Gukeng Dajianshan Trail, &more) and Meishan (Longgong Waterfall, Green Tunnel, &more).

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You can drive from Nantou to Fanlu in 1.5 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Nantou in March: highs in Fanlu hover around 19°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Alishan.

Things to do in Fanlu

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Alishan

— 2 nights
On the 24th (Tue), go for a walk through Alishan Sacred Tree, stroll through Tashan Trail, trek along Mihu Trail, then take a peaceful walk through Alishan National Forest Recreation Area, then take a peaceful walk through Alishan Shenmu Area, and finally go for a walk through Sister Lake. Keep things going the next day: go for a walk through Fenqi Hu Old Street and then don't miss a visit to Yuyupas.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Alishan visit website.

Traveling by car from Fanlu to Alishan takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in March, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Magong.

Things to do in Alishan

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Magong: Niaoyu (in Baisha Township), Huajhai Gucuo (in Wang'an) and Xiyu (Penghu Islands, Erkan Almond Tea, &more). The adventure continues: stop by Hakusakyo Town, stroll around Lintou Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Chixiyanpu, and take in the awesome beauty at Serpent Head Mountain.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Magong road trip planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Alishan to Magong takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and flight; or do a combination of taxi and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can fly to Jincheng.

Things to do in Magong

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Jincheng

— 4 nights
Jincheng Township is an urban township on the southwestern corner of the island of Kinmen (Quemoy). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jincheng: Da Dan Island (in Lieyu) and Jinsha (Chenjinglan Mansion & Lion Mountain Howitzer Park & Museum). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Wind Lion Cutural Museum, learn about all things military at Kinmen Military Headquarters of the Qing Dynasty, don't miss a visit to Qionglin Residential Community, and look for gifts at Liangjin Farm.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Jincheng trip planner.

Fly from Magong to Jincheng in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to fly to Kaohsiung.

Things to do in Jincheng

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Kaohsiung

— 7 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 out of town with these interesting Kaohsiung side-trips: Black-faced Spoonbill Ecology Exhibition Hall (in Qigu), Dragonfly Art Studio (in Kanding) and Anping (Anping Fort (Anping gubao), Anping Tree House, &more). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Chimei Museum, make a trip to Dragon Tiger Tower, view the masterpieces at The Pier-2 Art Centre, and get to know the fascinating history of Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia).

For maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Kaohsiung route planning tool.

Getting from Jincheng to Kaohsiung by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and train. April in Kaohsiung sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Hengchun.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Hengchun

— 5 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.
Explore Hengchun's surroundings by going to Shuangliu National Forest Recreation Area (in Shizi Township) and Tuoxiezide Haochabuluo (in Manzhou). There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape of Kenting National Park, take in the history at Mudan Shihmen Battle Field, look for all kinds of wild species at Kenting Long Keng Ecological Reserve, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Hengchun trip itinerary website.

Drive from Kaohsiung to Hengchun in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In April in Hengchun, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to drive to Taitung.

Things to do in Hengchun

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Taitung

— 5 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 plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Orchid Island(Lanyu), take a memorable drive along Jin Gang Da Dao, make a trip to Taitung Brown's Road, and look for all kinds of wild species at Sanxiantai.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Taitung online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Hengchun to Taitung takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Hualien.

Things to do in Taitung

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Hualien

— 7 nights
Hualien is known for trails, nature, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: trek along Taroko Gorge, stroll through Baiyang Trail, head outdoors with Bai Bao Xi, and don't miss a visit to Shihtiping.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Hualien online trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Taitung to Hualien in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Matsu.

Things to do in Hualien

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Matsu

— 3 nights
Matsu is known for nature, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sea views from Dongyong Lighthouse, head off the coast to Tiebao, don't miss a visit to Andong Tunnel, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Magang Temple.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Matsu road trip website.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Hualien to Matsu takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Taipei.

Things to do in Matsu

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors

Taipei

— 7 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Taipei side-trips: Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) (in Ruifang), Buyan Pavilion (in Shuangxi) and Long Dong Wan Cape Trail (in Gongliao). There's lots more to do: pause for some photo ops at Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, don't miss a visit to Elephant Mountain (aka Nangang District Hiking Trail), explore the activities along YehLiu Geopark, and take an in-depth tour of National Palace Museum.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Taipei online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Matsu to Taipei takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train. In April in Taipei, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 22°C at night. On the 6th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Taipei

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · 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.