60 days in Taiwan Itinerary

60 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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Train to London Heathrow, Fly to Taiwan Taoyuan
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Taipei
— 7 nights
Train
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Hualien
— 7 nights
Drive
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Taitung
— 8 nights
Drive
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Hengchun
— 7 nights
Bus to Dapeng Bay, Ferry to Liuqiu
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Liuqiu
— 3 nights
Ferry to Donggang, Taxi to Siaogang Station
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Kaohsiung
— 7 nights
Fly
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Magong
— 5 nights
Fly
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Taichung
— 7 nights
Drive
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Hsinchu
— 6 nights
Drive to Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, Fly to Exeter International Airport

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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.
Explore Taipei's surroundings by going to Ruifang (Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) & Keelung Mountain), YehLiu Geopark (in Wanli) and Wangyou Valley (in Zhongzheng District). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at National Palace Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Lungshan Temple, appreciate the history behind National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall, and don't miss a visit to Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Taipei trip planning app.

Exeter, UK to Taipei is an approximately 19-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Taipei Standard Time is 8 hours. In September in Taipei, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Hualien.

Things to do in Taipei

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Hualien

— 7 nights

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: identify plant and animal life at Island Life Taiwan Adventures & Experiences, stop by Shi Guang Er Shou Book Store, take in the awesome beauty at Sixty Rock Mountain, and get up close to creatures of the deep with Dolphin and Whale Watching-Turumoan Company.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Hualien tour itinerary tool.

Traveling by train from Taipei to Hualien takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to drive to Taitung.

Things to do in Hualien

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

Taitung

— 8 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: head off the coast to Orchid Island(Lanyu), don't miss a visit to Taitung Brown's Road, witness a stunning natural landmark at Jinlun Hot Spring, and see the interesting displays at Taitung Museum.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Taitung trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from Hualien to Taitung in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive to Hengchun.

Things to do in Taitung

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

Hengchun

— 7 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.
When in Hengchun, make a side trip to see National Forest Recreation Areas in Shizi Township, approximately Shizi Township away. Spend the 27th (Mon) exploring nature at Kenting National Park. And it doesn't end there: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, stroll around Eluanbi, take in the history at Mudan Shihmen Battle Field, and look for all kinds of wild species at Kenting Long Keng Ecological Reserve.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Hengchun trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Taitung to Hengchun takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Hengchun can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel to Liuqiu.

Things to do in Hengchun

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Liuqiu

— 3 nights
Venture out of the city with trips to Wutai Scenic Area (in Wutai), Donggang (Donglong Temple & Hua Qiao Market) and Jin Hai Gong (in Xinyuan).

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Liuqiu trip itinerary app.

Getting from Hengchun to Liuqiu by combination of bus and ferry takes about 3 hours. October in Liuqiu sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kaohsiung.

Things to do in Liuqiu

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to West Central District (Pujidian & Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia)) and Chimei Museum (in Rende). There's still lots to do: view the masterpieces at The Pier-2 Art Centre, get a sense of history and politics at Kaohsiung Main Public Library, relax and rejuvenate at FuFu Spa, and make a trip to The Dome of Light.

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Traveling by combination of ferry and taxi from Liuqiu to Kaohsiung takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Magong.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Magong

— 5 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Xiyu (Erkan Almond Tea, Siyu, &more) and Niaoyu (in Baisha Township). Next up on the itinerary: take some stellar pictures from Kueibishan, stroll around Lintou Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Chixiyanpu, and visit Hakusakyo Town.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Magong day trip site.

Traveling by flight from Kaohsiung to Magong takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Taichung.

Things to do in Magong

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Taichung

— 7 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: Nantou (Sunglungyen Waterfall, Hutou Mountain, &more), Yuchi (Sun Moon Lake & Wenwumiaohoushan Park) and Sih Yue Syue Trail (in Sanyi). The adventure continues: experience rural life at Cingjing Veterans Farm, look for all kinds of wild species at Gaomei Wetland, make a trip to Niumatou Yizhi Wenhua Yuanqu, and indulge in some personalized pampering at SenLing Spa Massage - Shalu.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Taichung tour itinerary maker site.

Getting from Magong to Taichung by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. In October, daily temperatures in Taichung can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Hsinchu.

Things to do in Taichung

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

Hsinchu

— 6 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Hsinchu side-trips: Zhongli (Taiwan High Speed Rail Museum, National Central University, &more), Good Farm (in Daxi) and Yang Ming Exercise Park (in Pingzhen). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at One Bear Museum, stop by Jinhan Dried Persimmon, browse the range of quality goods at Big City, and enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at National Tsing Hua University.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Hsinchu sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Taichung to Hsinchu in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Hsinchu are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hsinchu

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Trails

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.