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 Taichung
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Taichung
— 7 nights
Fly
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Magong
— 5 nights
Fly to Chiayi, Taxi to Alishan
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Alishan
— 3 nights
Drive
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Hengchun
— 6 nights
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Kaohsiung
— 8 nights
Taxi to Donggang, Ferry to Liuqiu
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Liuqiu
— 2 nights
Ferry to Donggang, Train to Taitung
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Taitung
— 10 nights
Drive
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Hualien
— 10 nights
Train
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Dongshan
— 2 nights
Drive
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Taipei
— 6 nights
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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Tianhou Temple and Sector Garage. Change things up with these side-trips from Taichung: Zhushan (Zi Nan Temple & Sun-Link-Sea Forest and Nature Resort), Lugu (Ci lin Lake, Xitou Nature Eduction Area, &more) and Ali Mountain (Alishan) (in Xinyi Township). There's much more to do: stroll through Siang Shan Bikeway, examine the collection at 921 Earthquake Museum of Taiwan, stroll around Lavender Forest, and make a trip to The Hinoki Village.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Taichung trip itinerary app.

Bugbug, Indonesia to Taichung is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from Bugbug in October, expect little chillier with lows of 24°C in Taichung. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Magong.

Things to do in Taichung

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Cimeiyu and Shanshui Beach. Explore Magong's surroundings by going to Xiyu (Yuwengdao Lighthouse Siyu Lighthouse, Penghu Islands, &more), Baisha Township (Niaoyu & Penghu Tiantang Lu) and Wang'an (Tiantai Mountain, Niousin Mountain, &more). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Penghu Great Bridge, stroll around Lintou Park, examine the collection at Wangan Green Turtle Tourism and Conservation Center, and admire the striking features of Penghu Central Old Street.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Magong road trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Taichung to Magong takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Alishan.

Things to do in Magong

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Alishan

— 3 nights
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Eryanping Trail and Alishan Giant Trees Park Trail. Explore Alishan's surroundings by going to Greening Ranch (in Zhongpu), Gukeng (Huashan Xiaotianti Qingren Bridge & Pink Castle) and Fenchihu Old Town (in Zhuqi).

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Alishan travel planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Magong to Alishan takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and train; or do a combination of ferry and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Hengchun.

Things to do in Alishan

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Kenting Homeone and Kenting Wanli Dong. Change things up with these side-trips from Hengchun: Mudan (Shihmen Ancient Battle Field And Mudan Incident Memorial Park & Dong Yuan Shuei Shang Plain). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Guan Shan Fude Temple, stop by Maobi Tou, stroll through Nanwan Beach, and stroll around Longpan Park.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Hengchun itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Alishan to Hengchun in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daily temperatures in Hengchun can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Kaohsiung.

Things to do in Hengchun

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Kaohsiung

— 8 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like National Cheng Kung University and National Science and Technology Museum, Kaohsiung. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kaohsiung: Jinxuan Church (in Pingtung City), West Central District (Shen De Zhai Tang, National Museum of Taiwan Literature, &more) and Ten Drum Cultural (in Rende). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Martyrs' Shrine, see the interesting displays at Fengyi Academy, take in the natural beauty of Guanziling Hot Spring, and explore the world behind art at Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Kaohsiung road trip planner.

You can drive from Hengchun to Kaohsiung in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. October in Kaohsiung sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel to Liuqiu.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Liuqiu

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): look for gifts at Hua Qiao Market, take in the dramatic natural features at Vase Rock, then enjoy the sea views from Liouchiou Yu Lighthouse, then stroll around Siao Liou Ciou Reserve Park, and finally walk around Xiao Liu Qiu. On the next day, take in the exciting artwork at Fangliao Railway Art Village, then stroll around Bada Forest Paradise, then kick back and relax at Dapeng Bay National Scenic Area, and finally make a trip to Donglong Temple.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Liuqiu vacation planner.

Getting from Kaohsiung to Liuqiu by combination of taxi and ferry takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry. October in Liuqiu sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Taitung.

Things to do in Liuqiu

Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Taitung

— 10 nights

Eastern City

Sitting between the mountains and the sea, Taitung offers pleasing scenery no matter what direction you face.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Orchid Island(Lanyu) and Green Island Lighthouse. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Guanshan Bicycle Path, explore the striking landscape at Mantou Rock, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Prehistory, and hike along East Coast National Scenic Area.

For traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Taitung trip planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and train from Liuqiu to Taitung takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can drive to Hualien.

Things to do in Taitung

Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors

Hualien

— 10 nights
Step off the beaten path and head to Sixty Rock Mountain and National Dong Hwa University. Step out of Hualien with an excursion to Rainbow Waterfall in Nantou City--about 42 minutes away.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Hualien trip planner.

Traveling by car from Taitung to Hualien takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to take a train to Dongshan.

Things to do in Hualien

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Dongshan

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Meihua Lake, don't miss a visit to Yilan Luodong Forestry Culture Park, take in the natural beauty of Jiaosi Hot Spring, then see the interesting displays at Lanyang Museum, and finally make a trip to Yilan River. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Baimi Clogs Village, don't miss a visit to Lucky Art Crayon Factory, witness a stunning natural landmark at Suao Cold Spring, then snap pictures at Nanfang'ao Bridge, then don't miss a visit to Luodong Catholic Church, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Confucius Temple.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Dongshan trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by train from Hualien to Dongshan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In November, daily temperatures in Dongshan can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Taipei.

Things to do in Dongshan

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Taipei

— 6 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 hidden gems such as Eighteen Peaks and Taipingshan National Forest Recreation Area. Venture out of the city with trips to Manyueyuan National Forest Recreation Area (in Xinzhuang), Jioujhihze Hot Spring (in Datong) and Pingxi (Shifen Old Street, Shifen Waterfall Walk Area, &more). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Miniatures Museum of Taiwan, take in nature's colorful creations at Jinche Jiaoxi Lanhua Yuan, take in the pleasant sights at The Lin Family Mansion and Garden, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dalongdong Bao An Temple.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Taipei vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Dongshan to Taipei takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Taipei can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Taipei

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks · Historic Sites

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.