18 days in Hong Kong, Macau & Taiwan Itinerary

18 days in Hong Kong, Macau & Taiwan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Newark, United States
Fly:  19 h 30 min
1
Hong Kong, China
— 5 nights
Helicopter:  15 min
2
Macau, China
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
3
Taipei, Taiwan
— 7 nights
Fly + Train:  19 h
End: Newark, United States

5
nights
Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong ©
Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Hong Kong is known for shopping, theme parks, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Victoria Peak (The Peak), get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ocean Park, appreciate the history behind Tian Tan Buddha (Big Buddha), and make a trip to Hong Kong Skyline.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Hong Kong trip simple and quick.

Newark, USA to Hong Kong is an approximately 19.5- hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Hong Kong Standard Time, which is usually a 13 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Hong Kong when traveling from Newark in July, with lows around 81°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can do a combination of to Macau.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites
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Victoria Peak (The Peak) ©
Victoria Peak (The Peak)
Hong Kong Disneyland ©
Hong Kong Disneyland
Ocean Park ©
Ocean Park

4
nights
Macau, China

Macau ©
Vacation in Macau to discover one of the world's richest cities organized as an autonomous region of China that, until 1999, was administered by Portugal.
Macau is known for historic sites, casinos, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Ruins of St. Paul's, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kun Iam Temple, examine the collection at Maritime Museum, and don't miss a visit to Largo do Senado (Senado Square).

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Macau day trip site.

Macau is just a stone's throw from Hong Kong. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Taipei.

Things to do in Macau

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
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Ruins of St. Paul's ©
Ruins of St. Paul's
Macao Museum ©
Macao Museum
Coloane ©
Coloane

7
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Taipei side-trips: Hua Cyuan Organic Recreation Farm (in Yuanshan), Mysterious Coast (in Jinshan) and YehLiu Geopark (in Wanli). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of National Palace Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lungshan Temple, trek along 18 Fen Guai Zun Trail, and get a taste of the local shopping with Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street).

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Taipei tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Macau to Taipei takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of ferry and flight. In July in Taipei, expect temperatures between 94°F during the day and 80°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Taipei

Parks Shopping Trails

Side Trips

New Taipei, Hua Cyuan Organic Recreation Farm, Lin Mei Shi Pan Trail
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YehLiu Geopark ©
YehLiu Geopark
National Palace Museum
National Palace Museum
Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall ©
Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall

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