60 days in Taiwan Itinerary

60 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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Kaohsiung
— 9 nights
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Chiayi
— 6 nights
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Taichung
— 9 nights
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Hsinchu
— 5 nights
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Taipei
— 11 nights
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Hualien
— 6 nights
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Taitung
— 6 nights
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Hengchun
— 7 nights
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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum and Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia). Museum-lovers will appreciate The Pier-2 Art Centre and National Museum of Taiwan Literature. Change things up with these side-trips from Kaohsiung: Tainan Children's Science Museum (in North District), Chimei Museum (in Rende) and West Central District (Confucius Temple, True Life Massage, &more). The adventure continues: discover the deep blue sea with Liuqiu Dive, stroll around Seaside Park, stop by Guohua Street, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Xiao Nan Hai Guanyin Delubrum.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Kaohsiung driving holiday planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Kaohsiung is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Singapore in December: high temperatures in Kaohsiung hover around 29°C and lows are around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Chiayi.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Museum of Ancient Taiwan Tiles and Cats on the roof. Venture out of the city with trips to Fanlu (Eryanping Trail, Zihyun Temple, &more), Century Couple Tree (in Zhongpu) and Alishan (Tashan Trail, Alishan National Forest Recreation Area, &more). The adventure continues: take a stroll through Paper-cut Art Village, make a trip to The Hinoki Village, revel in the low prices at Jhongsing Rice Castle, and take in the pleasant sights at Fenqi Hu Old Street.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Chiayi day trip site.

Traveling by car from Kaohsiung to Chiayi takes 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Taichung.

Things to do in Chiayi

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · 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.
Visit Lukang and Pusasi for their historical value. Museum-lovers will appreciate Chung Tai World Museum and Western Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Hutou Mountain (in Nantou), Chung Tai Chan Monastery (in Puli) and Yuchi (Wenwumiaohoushan Park & Sun Moon Lake). On the 23rd (Wed), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Rainbow Village Taichung, engage your brain at National Museum of Natural Science, examine the collection at Gen.Sun Li-Jen Residence, and take a stroll through Tai'an Luoyusong Mijing.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Taichung trip planner.

Traveling by car from Chiayi to Taichung takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December in Taichung, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Hsinchu.

Things to do in Taichung

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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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.
Let the collections at Safulak Art Village and One Bear Museum capture your imagination. Popular historic sites such as Neiwan Old Street and Beipu Citian Temple are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hsinchu: Houcihu (in Daxi), Jinhan Dried Persimmon (in Xinpu) and Longtan (Taoyuan Shrine & Shihmen Reservoir). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Xinyue Beach, head outdoors with Hai Tian Yi Sian Scenic Area, ponder the world of politics at Dashan Beiyue, and browse the range of quality goods at Big City.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Hsinchu travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Taichung to Hsinchu takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Hsinchu are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Taipei.

Things to do in Hsinchu

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Shopping

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.
Head to Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) and Songshan Cultural and Creative Parkfor plenty of shopping. Your inner history buff will appreciate Lungshan Temple and Dalongdong Bao An Temple. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Taipei: Tai Shan Doll Museum (in Taishan), Shimen Jinganggong (in New Taipei) and Origin Yoga & Wellness (in Shimen). Spend the 5th (Tue) exploring nature at Yangmingshan National Park. The adventure continues: visit Ximending, don't miss a visit to Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, get engrossed in the history at National Revolutionary Martyrs' Shrine, and wander the streets of Wulai.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Taipei trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Hsinchu to Taipei in 1.5 hours. December in Taipei sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Hualien.

Things to do in Taipei

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Tzu Chi Foundation and Hualien Chenghuan Temple. Go for a jaunt from Hualien to Shuili to see Yushan National Park about 1h 35 min away. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Chishingtan Scenic Area, pause for some serene contemplation at Xiangde Temple, stop by Shi Guang Er Shou Book Store, and relax and rejuvenate at Pure Aroma spa.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Hualien itinerary planner.

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

Things to do in Hualien

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trip

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Taitung

Eastern City

Sitting between the mountains and the sea, Taitung offers pleasing scenery no matter what direction you face.
Get some historical perspective at Church of Kung-Tung and Tianhou Temple. You'll explore and learn at Taitung Museum and National Museum of Prehistory. Next up on the itinerary: explore the gorgeous colors at Lvdaoshilang, get outside with Xiaoyeliu, step off the mainland to explore Nuwalian, and enjoy the sand and surf at Tian Gong Zhi Jing.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Taitung holiday planner.

Drive from Hualien to Taitung in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to drive to Hengchun.

Things to do in Taitung

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

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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.
Let the collections at National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium and Taipower capture your imagination. Get some historical perspective at Fu'an Temple and Hengchun Old Town. Spend the 25th (Mon) exploring nature at Kenting National Park. And it doesn't end there: sample some tasty brews at Kenting Tribe 1173 Surf Shop, indulge in some personalized pampering at Sichongxi Hot Springs Park, kick back and relax at Shadao Ecological Reserve, and witness the site of a historic battle at Mudan Shihmen Battle Field.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Hengchun day trip app.

Getting from Taitung to Hengchun by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In January, daily temperatures in Hengchun can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Hengchun

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Taiwan travel guide

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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.