10 days in Taiwan Itinerary

10 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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Taipei
— 4 nights
2
Magong
— 2 nights
3
Nantou
— 3 nights

4
nights
Taipei

Taipei ©
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: YehLiu Geopark (in Wanli) and Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) (in Ruifang). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the history behind Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Taipei Zoo, browse the different shops at Taipei 101, and take an in-depth tour of National Palace Museum.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Taipei trip planner.

Manila, Philippines to Taipei is an approximately 7-hour flight. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Manila in May; daily highs in Taipei reach 34°C and lows reach 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Magong.

Things to do in Taipei

Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

New Taipei
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Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall ©
Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) ©
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)
Taipei 101 ©
Taipei 101

2
nights
Magong

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): head off the coast to Penghu Islands, take in the views from Penghu Great Bridge, then take some stellar pictures from Kueibishan, and finally get outside with Shanshui Beach. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Penghu Tianhou Temple, then don't miss a visit to Guanyin Buddhist Temple, and then make a trip to Cimeiyu.

To see more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Magong trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Taipei to Magong by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Nantou.

Things to do in Magong

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Xiyu, Kueibishan
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Shanshui Beach ©
Shanshui Beach
Cimeiyu
Cimeiyu
Guanyin Buddhist Temple ©
Guanyin Buddhist Temple

3
nights
Nantou

Nantou ©
Nantou provides good access to the cultural and natural sites of the surrounding county of the same name.
Go for a jaunt from Nantou to Qingshui to see Gaomei Wetland about 56 minutes away. On the 10th (Mon), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Sun Moon Lake and head outdoors with Sun Moon Lake Bikeway.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Nantou trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight, taxi, train, and bus from Magong to Nantou takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of ferry and train. In May in Nantou, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Nantou

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Gaomei Wetland
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Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan) ©
Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan)
Sun Moon Lake ©
Sun Moon Lake
Gaomei Wetland ©
Gaomei Wetland

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