12 days in Hong Kong & Taipei Itinerary

12 days in Hong Kong & Taipei Itinerary

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12 days in Hong Kong & Taipei Itinerary

Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  12 h 15 min
1
Hong Kong, China
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
2
Taipei, Taiwan
— 6 nights
Fly:  12 h 45 min
End: Sydney, Australia

3
nights
Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong ©
Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Step out of the city life by going to Repulse Bay and St. Stephen's Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Sai Kung and Tai O. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Tai Long Wan, stroll through Big Wave Bay Beach, take a leisurely stroll along Tsim Sha Tsui, and wander the streets of Tsim Sha Tsui East.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Hong Kong trip itinerary maker site .

Sydney, Australia to Hong Kong is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Sydney to Hong Kong. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in October: high temperatures in Hong Kong hover around 35°C and lows are around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Taipei.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Outdoors Neighborhoods Beaches
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Sai Wan Pavilion ©
Sai Wan Pavilion
Tsim Sha Tsui ©
Tsim Sha Tsui
Tai O ©
Tai O

6
nights
Taipei, Taiwan

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Neipi Beach and Ximending. Shop till you drop at Taipei 101 and Ximen Red House - Ximending. Change things up with these side-trips from Taipei: Nanning Fish Market (in Su'ao), Jimi Square - Yilan Station (in Yilan City) and Gongliao (Sandiaojiao Lighthouse & Fulung Beach). see BabyBoss. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Yilan Lover's Bay, take in the natural beauty of Beitou Hot Spring, meet the residents at Taipei Zoo, and take in the dramatic natural features at Yeh Liu Geo Park.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Taipei tour itinerary planning app .

Traveling by flight from Hong Kong to Taipei takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. In October in Taipei, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Taipei

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

New Taipei, Su'ao, Jimi Square - Yilan Station, Yilan Lover's Bay
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Neipi Beach ©
Neipi Beach
YehLiu Geopark ©
YehLiu Geopark
Hsing Tian Kong ©
Hsing Tian Kong

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