14 days in Taiwan Itinerary

14 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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Start: Singapore
Fly:  10 h 45 min
1
Hualien
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
2
Taipei
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Nantou
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
4
Hengchun
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Kaohsiung
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 15 min
End: Singapore

3
nights
Hualien

Hualien ©
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: get outside with Taroko Gorge, take in the dramatic scenery at Baiyang Waterfall, hike along Yanzihkou Trail (Swallow Grotto), and don't miss a visit to Chongde Bay.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Hualien day trip tool.

Singapore, Singapore to Hualien is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can take a train to Taipei.

Things to do in Hualien

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Taroko Gorge ©
Taroko Gorge
Chishingtan Scenic Area ©
Chishingtan Scenic Area
Ch'ing-shui Cliff ©
Ch'ing-shui Cliff

3
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.
Go for a jaunt from Taipei to Ruifang to see Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) about 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lungshan Temple, see the interesting displays at National Palace Museum, don't miss a visit to Elephant Mountain (aka Nangang District Hiking Trail), and get some jogging in at Fengguikou.

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Take a train from Hualien to Taipei in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. August in Taipei sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 31°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Nantou.

Things to do in Taipei

Shopping Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)
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Lungshan Temple ©
Lungshan Temple
National Palace Museum
National Palace Museum
Taipei 101 ©
Taipei 101

2
nights
Nantou

Nantou ©
Nantou provides good access to the cultural and natural sites of the surrounding county of the same name.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): make a trip to Ci'en Pagoda, contemplate the waterfront views at Sun Moon Lake, and then explore the striking landscape of Wenwumiaohoushan Park. On the 9th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Yushan National Park.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Nantou road trip website.

You can drive from Taipei to Nantou in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Taipei in August, expect nights in Nantou to be about the same, around 28°C, while days are slightly colder, around 36°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Hengchun.

Things to do in Nantou

Nature Parks
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Sun Moon Lake ©
Sun Moon Lake
Yushan National Park ©
Yushan National Park
Wenwumiaohoushan Park ©
Wenwumiaohoushan Park

2
nights
Hengchun

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): walk around Longpan Park and then examine the collection at National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around Eluanbi and then identify plant and animal life at Kenting National Park.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Hengchun travel route app.

You can drive from Nantou to Hengchun in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Kaohsiung.

Things to do in Hengchun

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium
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Kenting National Park ©
Kenting National Park
National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium ©
Longpan Park ©
Longpan Park

3
nights
Kaohsiung

Kaohsiung ©
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 Chimei Museum (in Rende) and Xiao Liu Qiu (in Liuqiu). There's much more to do: get outside with Ai He (Love River), contemplate the waterfront views at Lianchi (Lotus) Lake, don't miss a visit to Dragon Tiger Tower, and view the masterpieces at The Pier-2 Art Centre.

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You can drive from Hengchun to Kaohsiung in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daily temperatures in Kaohsiung can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Chimei Museum, Xiao Liu Qiu
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Xiao Liu Qiu ©
Xiao Liu Qiu
Chimei Museum ©
Chimei Museum
Ai He (Love River) ©
Ai He (Love River)

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