9 days in Taiwan Itinerary

9 days in Taiwan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Taiwan trip itinerary planner

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Fly
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Nantou
— 1 night
Drive
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Hengchun
— 3 nights
Drive
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Hualien
— 1 night
Drive
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New Taipei
— 2 nights
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Nantou

— 1 night
Nantou provides good access to the cultural and natural sites of the surrounding county of the same name.
On the 10th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Yong An Temple and then identify plant and animal life at Gaomei Wetland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Jinlong Mountain, contemplate the waterfront views at Sun Moon Lake, and then explore the striking landscape of Wenwumiaohoushan Park.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Nantou trip itinerary planner.

Toronto, Canada to Nantou is an approximately 21-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Taipei Standard Time is 13 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Toronto in July, with highs in Nantou at 37°C and lows at 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Hengchun.

Things to do in Nantou

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hengchun

— 3 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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Shadao Ecological Reserve and Dawan Kenting Beach Park. Take a break from the city and head to Kenting National Park and Scuba & Snorkeling. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at White Sand Bay, head outdoors with Little Bay Beach, head off the coast to Sand Island (Sa-Dau), and look for all kinds of wild species at Kenting Long Keng Ecological Reserve.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Hengchun tour itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Nantou to Hengchun takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Hualien.

Things to do in Hengchun

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Hualien

— 1 night

Huashi

Nestled between the sea and the mountains, Hualien boasts a number of attractions, both natural and manmade.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): surround yourself with nature on Island Life Taiwan Adventures & Experiences and then get outside with Chishingtan Scenic Area.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Hualien tour itinerary site.

You can drive from Hengchun to Hualien in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to New Taipei.

Things to do in Hualien

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

New Taipei

— 2 nights
Xinbei, also known as New Taipei City, stands as a newly founded part of the wider Taipei metropolitan area, stretching up from the capital to the island's northern coast.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lungshan Temple, then surround yourself with nature on YOLO Taiwan, and then browse the different shops at Taipei 101. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some photo ops at Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, then see the interesting displays at National Palace Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Sin Hong Choon.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the New Taipei day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Hualien to New Taipei takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daytime highs in New Taipei are 40°C, while nighttime lows are 31°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New Taipei

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

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.