14 days in Taiwan Itinerary

14 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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Fly to Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, Drive to Nantou
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Nantou
— 1 night
Drive
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Tainan
— 2 nights
Drive
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Hengchun
— 2 nights
Drive
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Taitung
— 2 nights
Fly
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Taipei
— 5 nights
Fly

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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 2nd (Mon), 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 3rd (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Sun Moon Lake and then walk around Chung Hsing New Village Children's Park.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Nantou travel route planner.

Ljubljana, Slovenia to Nantou is an approximately 22.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or fly. Traveling from Ljubljana to Nantou, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Ljubljana in August: high temperatures in Nantou hover around 36°C and lows are around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Tainan.

Things to do in Nantou

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Tainan

— 2 nights

Phoenix City

The oldest city in the country, Tainan stood as the island's capital during feudal times.
On the 4th (Wed), don't miss a visit to The Dome of Light, then get outside with Ai He (Love River), then explore the activities along Lianchi (Lotus) Lake, and finally make a trip to Dragon Tiger Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Yujing, see the interesting displays at Chimei Museum, and then steep yourself in history at Anping Tree House.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Tainan trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Nantou to Tainan in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Hengchun.

Things to do in Tainan

Museums · Nature · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

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Hengchun

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Kenting National Park. On the next day, observe the fascinating underwater world at National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Hengchun online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Tainan to Hengchun takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in August, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Taitung.

Things to do in Hengchun

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 5 — 7:

Taitung

— 2 nights

Eastern City

Sitting between the mountains and the sea, Taitung offers pleasing scenery no matter what direction you face.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): examine the collection at Taitung Museum, then go for a walk through Fanchuanbi Grass, and then don't miss a visit to Green Island Little Great Wall. Keep things going the next day: grab your bike and head to Guanshan Bicycle Path, then relax in the rural setting at Lu Yeh High Land, then stop by Natural Tasty Healthy Confections, and finally explore the landscape on two wheels at Taitung Ocean Mountain Bikeway.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Taitung trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Hengchun to Taitung by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Taipei.

Things to do in Taitung

Outdoors · Trails · Parks · Museums
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Taipei

— 5 nights

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Taipei side-trips: Shifen Waterfall (in Pingxi) and Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) (in Ruifang). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Lungshan Temple, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Taipei Zoo, trek along with YOLO Taiwan, and make a trip to Elephant Mountain (aka Nangang District Hiking Trail).

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Taipei itinerary builder app.

Fly from Taitung to Taipei in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August in Taipei, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 31°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Taipei

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 9 — 14:

Taiwan travel guide

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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.