60 days in Taiwan Itinerary

60 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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Start: Bugbug, Bali
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  12 h 30 min
1
Taichung
— 7 nights
Fly + Taxi:  2 h 15 min
2
Magong
— 5 nights
Fly + Taxi:  2 h 15 min
3
Alishan
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Hengchun
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Kaohsiung
— 8 nights
Taxi + Ferry:  1 h 45 min
6
Liuqiu
— 2 nights
+2
Ferry + Taxi + Train:  3 h
7
Taitung
— 10 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
8
Hualien
— 10 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
9
Dongshan
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
10
Taipei
— 6 nights
Fly + Drive:  11 h 30 min
End: Bugbug, Bali

7
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan) and Tianhou Temple. Change things up with these side-trips from Taichung: Ali Mountain (Alishan) (in Xinyi Township), Zhushan (Zi Nan Temple & Sun-Link-Sea Forest and Nature Resort) and Yuchi (WenWu Hiking Trail, Longfeng Temple, &more). There's much more to do: engage your brain at National Museum of Natural Science, make a trip to Luce Chapel, explore the world behind art at National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, and stroll around Lavender Forest.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Taichung trip itinerary app.

Bugbug, Indonesia to Taichung is an approximately 12.5- hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from Bugbug in October, expect little chillier with lows of 24°C in Taichung. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Magong.

Things to do in Taichung

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Nantou, Changhua, The Hinoki Village, Da Pao Lian
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan) ©
Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan)
National Museum of Natural Science ©
National Museum of Natural Science
921 Earthquake Museum of Taiwan ©
921 Earthquake Museum of Taiwan

5
nights
Magong

Magong ©
Most visitors take a trip to Magong to see Penghu's iconic landmark, the famed Tianhou Gong Mazu temple, honoring the Chinese sea goddess and dating back to the 16th century.
Explore hidden gems such as Cimeiyu and Penghu Tianhou Temple. Venture out of the city with trips to Wang'an (Tiantai Mountain, Niousin Mountain, &more), Xiyu (Yuwengdao Lighthouse Siyu Lighthouse, Penghu Islands, &more) and Baisha Township (Niaoyu & Penghu Tiantang Lu). There's still lots to do: get outside with Local Beach, don't miss a visit to Du Hang Shih Cun, explore the landscape on two wheels at Jibei Island Bikeway, and go for a walk through Ancient House of Yongcheng.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Magong trip itinerary website.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Taichung to Magong takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of train, taxi, and flight. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Alishan.

Things to do in Magong

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Penghu, Wang'an, Xiyu, Huxi, Baisha Township
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Local Beach ©
Local Beach
Cimeiyu
Cimeiyu
Penghu Islands ©
Penghu Islands

3
nights
Alishan

Alishan ©
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Alishan National Forest Recreation Area and Eryanping Trail. Change things up with these side-trips from Alishan: Fenchihu Old Town (in Zhuqi), Greening Ranch (in Zhongpu) and Gukeng (Huashan Xiaotianti Qingren Bridge & Pink Castle).

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Alishan online trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Magong to Alishan in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, taxi, and train; or do a combination of ferry and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can drive to Hengchun.

Things to do in Alishan

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Chiayi County, Gukeng, Fenchihu Old Town, THSR Yunlin Station, Greening Ranch
Find places to stay Oct 13 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Alishan National Forest Recreation Area ©
Alishan National Forest Recreation Area
Fenchihu Old Town ©
Fenchihu Old Town
Eryanping Trail ©
Eryanping Trail

6
nights
Hengchun

Hengchun ©
Located on the southern tip of the eponymous peninsula, Hengchun serves as the entry point to Kenting National Park, often attracting more travelers than locals with its tropical beach resorts and bustling night markets.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Kenting National Park and National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium. Change things up with these side-trips from Hengchun: Mudan (Shihmen Ancient Battle Field And Mudan Incident Memorial Park & Dong Yuan Shuei Shang Plain). Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Longpan Park, head outdoors with Jialeshuei Surf Beach, kick back and relax at Dawan Kenting Beach Park, and take in the dramatic natural features at Chuhuo Special Scenic Area.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Hengchun trip planner.

Traveling by car from Alishan to Hengchun takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can drive to Kaohsiung.

Things to do in Hengchun

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Mudan, Manzhou, Pingtung, National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium
Find places to stay Oct 16 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Kenting National Park ©
Kenting National Park
National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium ©
Longpan Park ©
Longpan Park

8
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kaohsiung Main Public Library and National Cheng Kung University. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kaohsiung: Ten Drum Cultural (in Rende), Jinxuan Church (in Pingtung City) and West Central District (Shen De Zhai Tang, National Museum of Taiwan Literature, &more). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at National Museum of Taiwan History, admire the masterpieces at Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, get curious at National Science and Technology Museum, Kaohsiung, and make a trip to Fo Guang Shan.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Kaohsiung road trip planner.

You can drive from Hengchun to Kaohsiung in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. October in Kaohsiung sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel to Liuqiu.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Tainan, Jinxuan Church, Beimen Crystal Church
Find places to stay Oct 22 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Guanziling Hot Spring ©
Guanziling Hot Spring
Kaohsiung Main Public Library ©
Kaohsiung Main Public Library
National Cheng Kung University ©
National Cheng Kung University

2
nights
Liuqiu

Liuqiu ©
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): look for gifts at Hua Qiao Market, take in the dramatic natural features at Vase Rock, then enjoy the sea views from Liouchiou Yu Lighthouse, then stroll around Siao Liou Ciou Reserve Park, and finally walk around Xiao Liu Qiu. On the next day, take in the exciting artwork at Fangliao Railway Art Village, then stroll around Bada Forest Paradise, then kick back and relax at Dapeng Bay National Scenic Area, and finally make a trip to Donglong Temple.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Liuqiu vacation planner.

Getting from Kaohsiung to Liuqiu by combination of taxi and ferry takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry. October in Liuqiu sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Taitung.

Things to do in Liuqiu

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Donggang, Bada Forest Paradise, Fangliao Railway Art Village
Find places to stay Oct 30 — Nov 1:
Highlights from your plan
Xiao Liu Qiu ©
Xiao Liu Qiu
Dapeng Bay National Scenic Area ©
Dapeng Bay National Scenic Area
Vase Rock ©
Vase Rock

10
nights
Taitung

Taitung ©
Sitting between the mountains and the sea, Taitung offers pleasing scenery no matter what direction you face.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Green Island and Orchid Island(Lanyu). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Prehistory, visit a coastal fixture at Lanyu Lighthouse, stroll around Xiouyeliu, and go for a walk through Fanchuanbi Grass.

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

Traveling by combination of ferry and train from Liuqiu to Taitung takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Hualien.

Things to do in Taitung

Parks Nature Museums
Find places to stay Nov 1 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Green Island ©
Green Island
Orchid Island(Lanyu) ©
Orchid Island(Lanyu)
National Museum of Prehistory ©
National Museum of Prehistory

10
nights
Hualien

Hualien ©
Nestled between the sea and the mountains, Hualien boasts a number of attractions, both natural and manmade.
Step off the beaten path and head to Sixty Rock Mountain and Zhuilu Old Trail. Step out of Hualien with an excursion to Rainbow Waterfall in Nantou City--about 42 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: head outdoors with Baiyang Trail, explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of Water Curtain, grab your bike and head to Qixing Lake Binhai Bicycle Road, and deepen your understanding at National Dong Hwa University.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Hualien travel route tool.

Traveling by car from Taitung to Hualien takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Dongshan.

Things to do in Hualien

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Rainbow Waterfall
Find places to stay Nov 11 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Shakadang Trail ©
Shakadang Trail
Baiyang Trail ©
Baiyang Trail
Shihtiping ©
Shihtiping

2
nights
Dongshan

Dongshan ©
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Meihua Lake, don't miss a visit to Yilan Luodong Forestry Culture Park, take in the natural beauty of Jiaosi Hot Spring, then see the interesting displays at Lanyang Museum, and finally make a trip to Yilan River. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Baimi Clogs Village, don't miss a visit to Lucky Art Crayon Factory, witness a stunning natural landmark at Suao Cold Spring, then snap pictures at Nanfang'ao Bridge, then explore the galleries of National Center for Traditional Arts, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Luodong Catholic Church.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Dongshan trip planner.

You can take a train from Hualien to Dongshan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. In November in Dongshan, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to take a bus to Taipei.

Things to do in Dongshan

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Su'ao, Luodong, Jiaoxi, National Center for Traditional Arts, Lanyang Museum
Find places to stay Nov 21 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Meihua Lake ©
Meihua Lake
Yilan Luodong Forestry Culture Park ©
Yilan Luodong Forestry Culture Park
Lanyang Museum ©
Lanyang Museum

6
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall and Taipingshan National Forest Recreation Area. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Taipei: Manyueyuan National Forest Recreation Area (in Xinzhuang), Datong (Taipingshan Village & Jiuzhize (Renzhe) Hot Springs) and Pingxi (Shifen Old Street, Shifen Waterfall Walk Area, &more). There's much more to do: trek along Eighteen Peaks, look for gifts at Dihua Street, get lost in a book at Beitou Public Library, Taipei, and steep yourself in history at Dalongdong Bao An Temple.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Taipei trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Dongshan to Taipei takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. November in Taipei sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 22°C at night. On the 29th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Taipei

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

New Taipei, Hsinchu, Datong, Jiaoxi, Shimen Reservoir
Find places to stay Nov 23 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Taipingshan National Forest Recreation Area ©
Taipingshan National Forest Recreation Area
National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall ©
National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall
Eighteen Peaks ©
Eighteen Peaks

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