33 days in Taiwan Itinerary

33 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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Start: Taipei
1
Taipei
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Hsinchu
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Nantou
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Tainan
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Hengchun
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
Taitung
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
7
Hualien
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h
8
Magong
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h
End: Taipei

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Ruifang (Jinguashi Gold Ecological Park, Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street), &more). There's lots more to do: appreciate the history behind Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, meet the residents at Taipei Zoo, take a stroll through Ximending, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Lungshan Temple.

Before you visit Taipei, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Taipei. In May, daytime highs in Taipei are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Hsinchu.

Things to do in Taipei

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

New Taipei
Find places to stay May 29 — Jun 2:
Highlights from your plan
Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall ©
Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) ©
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)
Taipei 101 ©
Taipei 101

3
nights
Hsinchu

Hsinchu ©
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to National Central University (in Zhongli), Leofoo Village Theme Park (in Guanxi) and Taoyuan Shrine (in Longtan). There's lots more to do: experience rural life at Mike Recreation Farm, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jhulian Temple, make a trip to The Residence of Principal Hsin Chih-Ping, and take in the natural beauty of Cing Cyuan Hot Spring Bridge.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Hsinchu planner.

You can drive from Taipei to Hsinchu in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Hsinchu are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can drive to Nantou.

Things to do in Hsinchu

Theme Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Cing Cyuan Hot Spring Bridge, National Central University, Jinhan Dried Persimmon, Mike Recreation Farm, Leofoo Village Theme Park
Find places to stay Jun 2 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Leofoo Village Theme Park ©
Leofoo Village Theme Park
National Central University ©
National Central University
Jhulian Temple ©
Jhulian Temple

5
nights
Nantou

Nantou ©
Nantou provides good access to the cultural and natural sites of the surrounding county of the same name.
Get out of town with these interesting Nantou side-trips: Dajia Jenn Lann Temple (in Dajia), Nantun (Rainbow Village Taichung & Wenchang Gongmiao) and Gaomei Wetland (in Qingshui). On the 7th (Sun), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Sun Moon Lake, engage your brain at National Museum of Natural Science, see the interesting displays at Gen.Sun Li-Jen Residence, and make a trip to Ci'en Pagoda.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Nantou online tour itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Hsinchu to Nantou takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. June in Nantou sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can go by car to Tainan.

Things to do in Nantou

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Taichung
Find places to stay Jun 5 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Sun Moon Lake ©
Sun Moon Lake
Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan) ©
Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan)
Cingjing Veterans Farm ©
Cingjing Veterans Farm

4
nights
Tainan

Tainan ©
The oldest city in the country, Tainan stood as the island's capital during feudal times.
Venture out of the city with trips to Caishan Natural Park (in Gushan), Ai He (Love River) (in Yancheng) and The Dome of Light (in Xinxing). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia), don't miss a visit to Longcheng Temple Wujia Temple, see the interesting displays at Chimei Museum, and deepen your knowledge of military history at Anping Fort (Anping gubao).

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Tainan road trip planner.

Drive from Nantou to Tainan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Hengchun.

Things to do in Tainan

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Kaohsiung
Find places to stay Jun 10 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum ©
Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum
Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia)
Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia)
Chimei Museum ©
Chimei Museum

4
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.
Hengchun is known for nature, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kenting National Park, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, enjoy the sand and surf at Shadao Ecological Reserve, and take some stellar pictures from Kenting Wanli Dong.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Hengchun visit planner.

You can drive from Tainan to Hengchun in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and bus. June in Hengchun sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to drive to Taitung.

Things to do in Hengchun

Parks Wildlife Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Pingtung, National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium
Find places to stay Jun 14 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Kenting National Park ©
Kenting National Park
Longpan Park ©
Longpan Park
Scuba & Snorkeling

5
nights
Taitung

Taitung ©
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: step off the mainland to explore Orchid Island(Lanyu), head outdoors with Taitung Bicycle Road, explore the landscape on two wheels at Chishang Huanzhen Bicycle Path, and see the interesting displays at Taitung Museum.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Taitung travel planner.

You can drive from Hengchun to Taitung in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Hualien.

Things to do in Taitung

Parks Outdoors Trails
Find places to stay Jun 18 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Orchid Island(Lanyu) ©
Orchid Island(Lanyu)
Guanshan Bicycle Path ©
Guanshan Bicycle Path
Green Island ©
Green Island

4
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: hike along Taroko Gorge, make a trip to O'rip Hualien, Head underground at Cave of Water Curtain, and get outside with Yanzihkou Trail (Swallow Grotto).

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Hualien online itinerary planner.

Drive from Taitung to Hualien in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Magong.

Things to do in Hualien

Parks Outdoors Nature
Find places to stay Jun 23 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Taroko Gorge ©
Taroko Gorge
Ch'ing-shui Cliff ©
Ch'ing-shui Cliff
Chishingtan Scenic Area ©
Chishingtan Scenic Area

3
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Magong: Xiyu (Daguoye Xuanwuyan, Siyu, &more) and Niaoyu (in Baisha Township). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Shihli Beach Park, stop by Hakusakyo Town, take in the awesome beauty at Qimei Niumuping, and don't miss a visit to Tong Liang Gu Rong.

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Traveling by flight from Hualien to Magong takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Magong

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Penghu, Xiyu, Baisha Township, Kueibishan
Find places to stay Jun 27 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Local Beach ©
Local Beach
Siyu ©
Siyu
Cimeiyu
Cimeiyu

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