14 days in Taiwan Itinerary

14 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Boracay
+2
Ferry + Foot + Fly:  7 h
1
Taipei
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
2
Pingxi
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Wulai
— 1 night
Taxi + Train:  2 h 30 min
4
Hualien City
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Taitung City
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Chenggong Township
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
7
Alishan
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
8
Taichung
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
9
Tainan
— 1 night
Train:  30 min
10
Kaohsiung
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Ferry:  6 h 45 min
End: Boracay

2
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.
On the 25th (Thu), make a trip to National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some photo ops at Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, then get engrossed in the history at National Palace Museum, and then hunt for treasures at Shilin Night Market.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Taipei tour itinerary planner.

Boracay, Philippines to Taipei is an approximately 8- hour combination of ferry and flight. You can also do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight. In October, daytime highs in Taipei are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Pingxi.

Things to do in Taipei

Shopping Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Oct 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
National Palace Museum
National Palace Museum
Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall ©
Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall
Taipei 101 ©
Taipei 101

1
night
Pingxi

Pingxi ©
On the 28th (Sun), appreciate the extensive heritage of Jingtong Railway Museum, then take in the dramatic scenery at Shifen Waterfall, then take in the dramatic scenery at Shifen Waterfall Walk Area, and finally don't miss a visit to Shifen Old Street.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Pingxi visit site.

Getting from Taipei to Pingxi by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Pingxi are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can drive to Wulai.

Things to do in Pingxi

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 27 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Shifen Waterfall Walk Area ©
Shifen Waterfall Walk Area
Shifen Old Street ©
Shifen Old Street
Shifen Waterfall ©
Shifen Waterfall

1
night
Wulai

Wulai ©
On the 29th (Mon), admire the sheer force of Wulai Falls and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Wulai Hot Spring.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Wulai online journey planner.

Drive from Pingxi to Wulai in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Hualien City.

Things to do in Wulai

Nature Parks
Find places to stay Oct 28 — 29:
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Wulai Hot Spring ©
Wulai Hot Spring
Wulai Falls
Wulai Falls

1
night
Hualien City

Hualien City ©
On the 30th (Tue), trek along Taroko Gorge, kick back and relax at Chishingtan Scenic Area, and then don't miss a visit to Hualien Cultural & Creative Industries Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Hualien City trip maker.

Traveling by combination of taxi and train from Wulai to Hualien City takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can drive to Taitung City.

Things to do in Hualien City

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Hualien
Find places to stay Oct 29 — 30:
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Taroko Gorge ©
Taroko Gorge
Chishingtan Scenic Area ©
Chishingtan Scenic Area
Hualien Cultural & Creative Industries Park ©
Hualien Cultural & Creative Industries Park

1
night
Taitung City

Taitung City ©
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): walk around Taidong Forest Park, step off the mainland to explore Green Island, then stop by Tiehuacun, and finally walk around Liyushan Park.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Taitung City attractions planning tool.

Traveling by car from Hualien City to Taitung City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can go by car to Chenggong Township.

Things to do in Taitung City

Parks Nature
Find places to stay Oct 30 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Taidong Forest Park ©
Taidong Forest Park
Green Island ©
Green Island
Tiehuacun ©
Tiehuacun

1
night
Chenggong Township

Chenggong Township ©
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): explore the activities along Sanxiantai and then head off the coast to Nuwalian.

Make your Chenggong Township itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Taitung City to Chenggong Township by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can drive to Alishan.

Things to do in Chenggong Township

Nature Parks Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 31 — Nov 1:
Highlights from your plan
Sanxiantai ©
Sanxiantai
Nuwalian ©
Nuwalian

1
night
Alishan

Alishan ©
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): trek along Mihu Trail and then take a peaceful walk through Alishan National Forest Recreation Area.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Alishan sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Chenggong Township to Alishan takes 6.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Taichung.

Things to do in Alishan

Parks Outdoors Trails
Find places to stay Nov 1 — 2:
Highlights from your plan
Alishan National Forest Recreation Area ©
Alishan National Forest Recreation Area

2
nights
Taichung

Taichung ©
Known its good weather, Taichung boasts an interesting set of cultural attractions, including many temples showing the development of religious architectural styles in the area and forming focal points for most tours of Taichung.
On the 3rd (Sat), don't miss a visit to Taichung Broadcasting Bureau, wander the streets of Rainbow Village Taichung, then look for all kinds of wild species at Gaomei Wetland, and finally make a trip to Tunghai University. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sun): get curious at National Museum of Natural Science and then relax in the rural setting at Fushoushan Farm.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Taichung trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Alishan to Taichung in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in November, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can go by car to Tainan.

Things to do in Taichung

Wildlife Parks Museums
Find places to stay Nov 2 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Fushoushan Farm ©
Fushoushan Farm
Gaomei Wetland ©
Gaomei Wetland
National Museum of Natural Science ©
National Museum of Natural Science

1
night
Tainan

Tainan ©
The oldest city in the country, Tainan stood as the island's capital during feudal times.
On the 5th (Mon), examine the collection at Chimei Museum, then contemplate the long history of Anping Tree House, and then get to know the fascinating history of Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia).

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Tainan trip website.

You can drive from Taichung to Tainan in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Kaohsiung.

Things to do in Tainan

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 4 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Chimei Museum ©
Chimei Museum
Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia)
Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia)
Anping Tree House ©
Anping Tree House

2
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.
On the 6th (Tue), make a trip to The Dome of Light, then ponder the world of politics at Kaohsiung Main Public Library, then view the masterpieces at The Pier-2 Art Centre, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lianchi (Lotus) Lake. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with Ai He (Love River) and then examine the collection at Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Kaohsiung day trip planning tool.

Traveling by train from Tainan to Kaohsiung takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In November, daily temperatures in Kaohsiung can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay Nov 5 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum ©
Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum
The Pier-2 Art Centre ©
The Pier-2 Art Centre
Ai He (Love River) ©
Ai He (Love River)

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