9 days in Taiwan Itinerary

9 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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Fly
1
Magong
— 1 day
Fly to Kaohsiung, Bus to Hengchun
2
Hengchun
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Hualien
— 5 nights
Train

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1
day
Magong

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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Penghu Fossil Museum, make a trip to Xu Jia Cun Cai Hui Bi Hua, make a trip to Kueibishan, then enjoy the sand and surf at Shanshui Beach, and finally don't miss a visit to Cimeiyu.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Magong online tour planner.

Taipei to Magong is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Hengchun.

Things to do in Magong

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

3
nights
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.
Visiting Sand Island (Sa-Dau) and White Sand Bay will get you outdoors. Step off the beaten path and head to Nanwan Beach and Feng Chui Sha. There's much more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Southern Point, stroll around Longpan Park, explore the striking landscape of Kenting National Park, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Hengchun online attractions planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Magong to Hengchun in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or 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 4th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Hualien.

Things to do in Hengchun

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

5
nights
Hualien

Huashi

Nestled between the sea and the mountains, Hualien boasts a number of attractions, both natural and manmade.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Dolphin and Whale Watching-Turumoan Company and Qixing Lake Binhai Bicycle Road. Get outdoors at Sixty Rock Mountain and Zhuilu Old Trail. When in Hualien, make a side trip to see Taitung Brown's Road in Chishang, approximately Chishang away. There's lots more to do: head outdoors with Shakadang Trail, pause for some serene contemplation at Tianfeng Pagoda, witness a stunning natural landmark at Yuli Antong Hot Spring, and hike along Xiao Zhui Lu Trail.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Hualien planner.

You can drive from Hengchun to Hualien in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can catch the train back home.

Things to do in Hualien

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Trails

Side Trip

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.