8 days in Taiwan Itinerary

8 days in Taiwan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Taiwan trip planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Kaohsiung, Train to Taitung
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Taitung
— 2 nights
Drive
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Hualien
— 1 night
Train
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Taipei
— 3 nights
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Taitung

— 2 nights

Eastern City

Sitting between the mountains and the sea, Taitung offers pleasing scenery no matter what direction you face.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): kick back and relax at Nuwalian and then stroll through East Coast National Scenic Area. On the 19th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape at Water Running Up, grab your bike and head to Taitung Bicycle Road, contemplate the waterfront views at Shayuan - Fushan Fish Reserve, then stop by Natural Tasty Healthy Confections, and finally explore the landscape on two wheels at Taitung Ocean Mountain Bikeway.

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Singapore, Singapore to Taitung is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can drive to Hualien.

Things to do in Taitung

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Hualien

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): explore the activities along Liyu Lake, tour the pleasant surroundings at Zuocang Trail, then walk around Chishingtan Scenic Area, and finally admire the verdant scenery at Emerald valley. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Shih Ti Ping Recreation Area, get outside with Bai Bao Xi, and then stop by Lichuan Fish Market.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Hualien trip builder.

Getting from Taitung to Hualien by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Taipei.

Things to do in Hualien

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Taipei

— 3 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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): wander the streets of Ximending, shop like a local with Eslite Bookstore - Xinyi, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Taipei 101. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at Taipei Children's Amusement Park and then identify plant and animal life at Menghuan Lake.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Taipei trip planner.

You can take a train from Hualien to Taipei in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daily temperatures in Taipei can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. On the 24th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Taipei

Theme Parks · Shopping · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

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.