16 days in Taiwan Itinerary

16 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Train + Fly:  16 h 30 min
1
Taipei
— 5 nights
Subway:  30 min
2
Tamsui
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
3
Pingxi
— 2 nights
Train:  30 min
4
Ruifang
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
5
Hualien City
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  19 h
End: London


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5
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Dihua Street as well as Beitou Hot Spring. Step out of Taipei to go to Gongliao and see Fulung Beach, which is approximately 1h 10 min away.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Taipei road trip planner.

London, UK to Taipei is an approximately 17- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Taipei Standard Time, which is usually an 8 hour difference. Traveling from London in October, things will get much hotter in Taipei: highs are around 32°C and lows about 26°C. You'll set off for Tamsui on the 6th (Sat).

Things to do in Taipei

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Fulung Beach
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Fulung Beach
Fulung Beach
Beitou Hot Spring ©
Beitou Hot Spring
Dihua Street ©
Dihua Street

2
nights
Tamsui

Tamsui
You've now added Danshui Street Changduo Tianrongji Former Residence to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): make a trip to Danshui Street Changduo Tianrongji Former Residence.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Tamsui trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by subway from Taipei to Tamsui takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in October, and nighttime lows around 26°C. On the 8th (Mon), you'll travel to Pingxi.

Things to do in Tamsui

Historic Sites
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2
nights
Pingxi

Pingxi ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Shifen Old Street. On the 8th (Mon), make a trip to Pingxi Station, get outside with Shifen Scenic Area, and then don't miss a visit to Shifen Old Street. On the 9th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Shifen Waterfall, take in the pleasant sights at Shifen Waterfall Walk Area, then see the interesting displays at Pinglin Tea Museum of New Taipei City, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Jing Tong Old Street.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Pingxi online journey planner.

Drive from Tamsui to Pingxi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or do a combination of subway and train. In October, daily temperatures in Pingxi can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can take a train to Ruifang.

Things to do in Pingxi

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trip

Pinglin Tea Museum of New Taipei City
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Shifen Scenic Area ©
Shifen Scenic Area
Jing Tong Old Street ©
Jing Tong Old Street
Pinglin Tea Museum of New Taipei City ©
Pinglin Tea Museum of New Taipei City

2
nights
Ruifang

Ruifang ©
Cat Village Houtong has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): make a trip to Cat Village Houtong and then make a trip to Taoyuan Valley. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Xiahai Chenghuang Temple, then hike along Long Dong Wan Cape Trail, and then stroll around Shueinandong.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Ruifang trip builder.

Take a train from Pingxi to Ruifang in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, daily temperatures in Ruifang can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Hualien City.

Things to do in Ruifang

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Long Dong Wan Cape Trail, Taoyuan Valley
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Xiahai Chenghuang Temple ©
Xiahai Chenghuang Temple
Cat Village Houtong ©
Cat Village Houtong

2
nights
Hualien City

Hualien City ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Qixing Lake Binhai Bicycle Road. Step off the beaten path and head to Tianxiang Scenic Are and Lichuan Fish Market. Get out of town with these interesting Hualien City side-trips: Xiulin (Lushui Trail, Mugua River Valley, &more) and Hualien Railway Cultural Area (in Shoufeng).

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Hualien City trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by train from Ruifang to Hualien City takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hualien City

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Hualien
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Lushui Trail ©
Lushui Trail
Qixing Lake Binhai Bicycle Road ©
Qixing Lake Binhai Bicycle Road
Tianxiang Scenic Are ©
Tianxiang Scenic Are

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