60 days in Taiwan Itinerary

60 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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Fly to Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, Drive to Hsinchu
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Hsinchu
— 6 nights
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Hualien
— 7 nights
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Taitung
— 7 nights
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Hengchun
— 6 nights
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Kaohsiung
— 8 nights
Drive
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Chiayi
— 5 nights
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Taichung
— 7 nights
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Jincheng
— 5 nights
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Taipei
— 8 nights
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Hsinchu

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Hsinchu side-trips: Zhongping Road Story House (in Zhongli), Dongyan Mountain Forest Recreation Area (in Fuxing District) and Xinpu (Weiweijia & Jinhan Dried Persimmon). There's lots more to do: experience rural life at Mike Recreation Farm, make a trip to Houcihu, trek along Eighteen Peaks, and enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at National Tsing Hua University.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Hsinchu vacation builder website.

Helsinki, Finland to Hsinchu is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Helsinki to Hsinchu is 6 hours. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in October; daily highs in Hsinchu reach 32°C and lows reach 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Hualien.

Things to do in Hsinchu

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Hualien

Huashi

Nestled between the sea and the mountains, Hualien boasts a number of attractions, both natural and manmade.
Hualien is known for trails, nature, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: trek along Taroko Gorge, steep yourself in history at Gangtiangong, get outside with Chishingtan Scenic Area, and paddle through the water with 儷庭旅行社 Leading Taiwan Travel Agency.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Hualien journey builder.

You can take a train from Hsinchu to Hualien in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Taitung.

Things to do in Hualien

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours

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Taitung

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), make a trip to Church of Kung-Tung, see the interesting displays at Taitung Museum, and explore the gorgeous colors at Lvdaoshilang.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Taitung travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Hualien to Taitung by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Hengchun.

Things to do in Taitung

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

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Hengchun

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 Tuoxiezide Haochabuluo (in Manzhou) and National Forest Recreation Areas (in Shizi Township). Spend the 22nd (Thu) exploring nature at Kenting National Park. There's lots more to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take some stellar pictures from Alang Yi Trail, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium, and take in the history at Mudan Shihmen Battle Field.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Hengchun online day trip planner.

Drive from Taitung to Hengchun in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In October in Hengchun, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kaohsiung.

Things to do in Hengchun

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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Kaohsiung

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 Anping (Hai Shan Pai le Di, Anping Tree House, &more), Xiao Liu Qiu (in Liuqiu) and Liuqiu Dive (in Pingtung City). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Chimei Museum, step off the mainland to explore Cijin Island, get to know the fascinating history of Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia), and get outside with Ai He (Love River).

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

Traveling by car from Hengchun to Kaohsiung takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October in Kaohsiung, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Chiayi.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

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Chiayi

The provincial city in the county of the same name, Chiayi sits as the gateway to the national scenic mountain area of Alishan.
Change things up with these side-trips from Chiayi: Huwei (Huwei Chifa Matsu Temple & Cheng Lin Agarwood), Alishan (Yuyupas, Alishan National Forest Recreation Area, &more) and Fanlu (Zihyun Temple, Nioubuzai Grassland, &more). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Museum of Ancient Taiwan Tiles, don't miss a visit to Bei Men Yi, and take in the architecture and design of National Chung Cheng University.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Chiayi holiday maker website.

Drive from Kaohsiung to Chiayi in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Taichung.

Things to do in Chiayi

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Trails

Side Trips

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Taichung

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Taichung side-trips: Caotun Leicang Si (in Nantou), Changhua City (Sector Garage, Lukang Ancient House of Ding's Family, &more) and Sun Moon Lake (in Yuchi). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Gaomei Wetland, indulge in some personalized pampering at SenLing Spa Massage - Shalu, visit Rainbow Village Taichung, and see the interesting displays at Gen.Sun Li-Jen Residence.

Before you visit Taichung, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Chiayi to Taichung takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Jincheng.

Things to do in Taichung

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Jincheng

Jincheng Township is an urban township on the southwestern corner of the island of Kinmen (Quemoy). Take a break from Jincheng with a short trip to Chenjinglan Mansion in Jinsha, about 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take a peaceful walk through Zhongshan Forest, examine the collection at The Wind Lion Cutural Museum, don't miss a visit to Qionglin Residential Community , and browse the exhibits of Jincheng Civil Defense Tunnel.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Jincheng trip builder tool.

You can fly from Taichung to Jincheng in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Taipei.

Things to do in Jincheng

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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Taipei

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Taipei: Fuzhong 15 (in Banqiao), Ruifang (Amei Tea House, Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street), &more) and Wenwu Shengmiao (in Xinzhuang). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of National Palace Museum, explore the striking landscape at YehLiu Geopark, meet the residents at Taipei Zoo, and pause for some photo ops at Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Taipei trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Jincheng to Taipei takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, train, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 22°C. On the 29th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Taipei

Tours · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Taiwan travel guide

4.2
Landmarks · Flea Markets · Gift & Specialty Shops
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.