15 days in Taiwan Itinerary

15 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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15 days in Taiwan Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly:  17 h 30 min
1
New Taipei
— 3 nights
Train:  3 h
2
Hualien
— 3 nights
Train:  4 h 30 min
3
Kaohsiung
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h
4
Nantou
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  20 h 15 min
End: Berlin

3
nights
New Taipei

New Taipei
Xinbei, also known as New Taipei City, stands as a newly founded part of the wider Taipei metropolitan area, stretching up from the capital to the island's northern coast.
Take a break from New Taipei with a short trip to National Palace Museum in Shilin, about 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, appreciate the history behind National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hsing Tian Kong, and get to know the resident critters at Taipei Zoo.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the New Taipei day trip planner.

Berlin, Germany to New Taipei is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Berlin to New Taipei. In November, daytime highs in New Taipei are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Hualien.

Things to do in New Taipei

Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Taipei
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National Palace Museum
National Palace Museum
Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall ©
Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall
Taipei 101 ©
Taipei 101

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, beaches, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: trek along Taroko Gorge, head outdoors with Zuocang Trail, contemplate the long history of Gangtiangong, and pause for some serene contemplation at Xiangde Temple.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Hualien trip itinerary planner .

Getting from New Taipei to Hualien by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Kaohsiung.

Things to do in Hualien

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

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Kaohsiung side-trips: Chimei Museum (in Rende), Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia) (in West Central District) and Anping Guanyinting (in Anping). And it doesn't end there: walk around Xiao Liu Qiu, make a trip to Dragon Tiger Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum, and admire the striking features of Guandi Temple.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Kaohsiung road trip app .

You can take a train from Hualien to Kaohsiung in 4.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In November, daytime highs in Kaohsiung are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Nantou.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Tainan, Xiao Liu Qiu
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Chimei Museum ©
Chimei Museum
Xiao Liu Qiu ©
Xiao Liu Qiu
The Pier-2 Art Centre ©
The Pier-2 Art Centre

4
nights
Nantou

Nantou ©
Nantou provides good access to the cultural and natural sites of the surrounding county of the same name.
Spend the 17th (Sun) exploring nature at Yushan National Park. The adventure continues: explore the activities along Sun Moon Lake, take in the awesome beauty at Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan), relax in the rural setting at Sun Moon Lake Toushehuo Basin Recreation Farm, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Wenwumiaohoushan Park.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Nantou itinerary planner .

Getting from Kaohsiung to Nantou by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In November, Nantou is slightly colder than Kaohsiung - with highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nantou

Parks Nature
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Sun Moon Lake ©
Sun Moon Lake
Cingjing Veterans Farm ©
Cingjing Veterans Farm
Yushan National Park ©
Yushan National Park

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