60 days in Taiwan Itinerary

60 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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Kaohsiung
— 6 nights
Drive
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Alishan
— 3 nights
Drive
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Meishan
— 2 nights
Drive
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Nantou
— 8 nights
Drive
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Hsinchu
— 5 nights
Drive
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Taipei
— 9 nights
Train
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Hualien
— 8 nights
Drive
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Taitung
— 7 nights
Drive
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Hengchun
— 7 nights
Bus to Dapeng Bay, Ferry to Liuqiu
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Liuqiu
— 4 nights
Drive to Kaohsiung International Airport, Fly to Singapore Changi Airport

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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.
Explore Kaohsiung's surroundings by going to Kaiji Tianhou Temple (in Madou), Chimei Museum (in Rende) and West Central District (Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia) & Hayashi Department Store). The adventure continues: step off the mainland to explore Cijin Island, make a trip to The Dome of Light, admire the landmark architecture of Guomao Community, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Caishan Natural Park.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Kaohsiung journey planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Kaohsiung is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. In December, Kaohsiung is a bit cooler than Singapore - with highs of 29°C and lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Alishan.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 1 — 7:

3
nights
Alishan

Alishan is known for nature, trails, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the lush surroundings at Alishan National Forest Recreation Area, make a trip to Yuyupas, hike along Mihu Trail, and take in the pleasant sights at Sister Lake.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Alishan tour itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Kaohsiung to Alishan by car takes about 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Meishan.

Things to do in Alishan

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Find places to stay Dec 7 — 10:

2
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Meishan

Meishan Township is a rural township in Chiayi County, Taiwan. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Taiping Suspension Bridge, then make a trip to Zihyun Temple, then go for a walk through Nioubuzai Grassland, and finally make a trip to Rueili Scenic Area Swallow Cliff. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Longgong Waterfall, then explore the stunning scenery at Wan Nian Canyon, then head outdoors with 36 Curve Road, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Huguang Shanshe.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Meishan route planner.

Getting from Alishan to Meishan by car takes about 2.5 hours. December in Meishan sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Nantou.

Things to do in Meishan

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 10 — 12:

8
nights
Nantou

Nantou provides good access to the cultural and natural sites of the surrounding county of the same name.
Venture out of the city with trips to Central District (Shin Sei Green Waterway & Mark Taiwan), Qingshui (Niumatou Yizhi Wenhua Yuanqu & Gaomei Wetland) and Fengyuan (HouFeng Bikeway & Wei Jung - Miso Culture Museum). On the 14th (Mon), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan). Spend the 15th (Tue) exploring nature at Yushan National Park. There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Sun Moon Lake, see the interesting displays at Chung Tai World Museum, relax in the rural setting at Sun Moon Lake Toushehuo Basin Recreation Farm, and take in the dramatic scenery at Sunglungyen Waterfall.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Nantou trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Meishan to Nantou takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in December, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Hsinchu.

Things to do in Nantou

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 12 — 20:

5
nights
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Hsinchu: Sanyi (Sih Yue Syue Trail & Jiang Ma Yuan Liaowang Tai), Tongxiao (Bashatun Gongtian Temple & Flying Cow Ranch) and Longtan (Long Yuan Temple, Sankern Natural And Ecological Park, &more). The adventure continues: get outside with Qingtangyuan, explore the activities along Xin Jie Xi He Bin Budao, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hsinchu Cheng Huang Temple, and don't miss a visit to The Residence of Principal Hsin Chih-Ping.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Hsinchu itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Nantou to Hsinchu takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in December, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Taipei.

Things to do in Hsinchu

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 20 — 25:

9
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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Taipei: Ershawan Fort (in Zhongzheng District), Ruifang (Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) & Elephant Trunk Rock) and Wenwu Shengmiao (in Xinzhuang). Spend the 1st (Fri) exploring nature at Yangmingshan National Park. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, witness a stunning natural landmark at Beitou Hot Spring, take in the spiritual surroundings of Lungshan Temple, and wander the streets of Ximending.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Taipei day trip app.

Traveling by car from Hsinchu to Taipei takes 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to take a train to Hualien.

Things to do in Taipei

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 25 — Jan 3:

8
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Hualien

Huashi

Nestled between the sea and the mountains, Hualien boasts a number of attractions, both natural and manmade.
Hualien is known for trails, nature, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: trek along Taroko Gorge, head outdoors with Lushui Trail, contemplate the waterfront views at Chishingtan Scenic Area, and take a memorable drive along Su-Hua Highway.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Hualien planner.

You can take a train from Taipei to Hualien in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to drive to Taitung.

Things to do in Hualien

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature
Find places to stay Jan 3 — 11:

7
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Taitung

Eastern City

Sitting between the mountains and the sea, Taitung offers pleasing scenery no matter what direction you face.
Taitung is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the vivid underwater world at Lvdaoshilang, get outside with Shanhai Tiema Dao, head off the coast to Lv Dao, and take a memorable drive along Jin Gang Da Dao.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Taitung journey planner.

You can drive from Hualien to Taitung in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to drive to Hengchun.

Things to do in Taitung

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches
Find places to stay Jan 11 — 18:

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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.
Hengchun is known for nature, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Kenting National Park, make a trip to Kenting Homeone, take in the history at Mudan Shihmen Battle Field, and head off the coast to Sand Island (Sa-Dau).

To see photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Hengchun travel route planner.

You can drive from Taitung to Hengchun in 2.5 hours. Other options are to 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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Liuqiu.

Things to do in Hengchun

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 18 — 25:

4
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Liuqiu

Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Liuqiu: Donggang (Donglong Temple, Da Peng Bay Bike Trail, &more) and Wutai Scenic Area (in Wutai).

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Liuqiu journey planning website.

You can do a combination of bus and ferry from Hengchun to Liuqiu in 3 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Liuqiu 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 Liuqiu

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 25 — 29:

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.