8 days in Taiwan Itinerary

8 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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8 days in Taiwan Itinerary

Start: Phnom Penh
Fly:  8 h
1
Kaohsiung
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Hengchun
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Yuchi
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Taipei
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Gongliao
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  9 h
End: Phnom Penh

1
night
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.
To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Kaohsiung road trip planning site .

Phnom Penh, Cambodia to Kaohsiung is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Phnom Penh to Kaohsiung due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Phnom Penh in November: high temperatures in Kaohsiung hover around 34°C and lows are around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Hengchun.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Museums Historic Sites Nature
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Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum ©
Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum
Ai He (Love River) ©
Ai He (Love River)
Lianchi (Lotus) Lake ©
Lianchi (Lotus) Lake

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Kenting National Park and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Southern Point.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Hengchun itinerary planner.

Getting from Kaohsiung to Hengchun by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. November in Hengchun sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Yuchi.

Things to do in Hengchun

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Kenting National Park ©
Kenting National Park
Southern Point ©
Southern Point

1
night
Yuchi

Yuchi ©
Yuchi Township is a rural township in the center of Nantou County, Taiwan.HistoryFormerly called Go-sia-poAdministrative divisionsThe township comprises 13 villages: Dalin, Dayan, Gonghe, Riyue, Shuishe, Toushe, Tungchi, Tungguang, Wucheng, Wudeng, Xincheng, Yuchi and Zhongming.Tourist attractions Cih-en Pagoda Dajhu Lake Waterbirds Reserve Formosan Aboriginal Culture Village Kong-ming Temple Lalu Lalu Island Peacock Park Shuei-she Mountain Sun Moon Lake Syuentzang Temple Wen Wu TempleTransportationProvincial Highway No. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at WenWu Hiking Trail, explore the activities along Sun Moon Lake, then explore the striking landscape of Wenwumiaohoushan Park, and finally steep yourself in history at Wenwu Temple.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Yuchi trip maker website .

Getting from Hengchun to Yuchi by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Hengchun in November, with highs in Yuchi at 30°C and lows at 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Taipei.

Things to do in Yuchi

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Sun Moon Lake ©
Sun Moon Lake
Wenwu Temple ©
Wenwu Temple
Wenwumiaohoushan Park ©
Wenwumiaohoushan Park

3
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.
Head to Taipei 101 and Eslite Bookstore - Xinyifor plenty of shopping. Visit Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) and Taipei Confucius Temple for their historical value. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at National Palace Museum, hunt for treasures at Shilin Nightmarket, tour the pleasant surroundings at Taipei Zoo, and stop by Sugar & Spice Bakery Cafe - Dunhua S. Store Ⅱ.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Taipei road trip planning app .

Drive from Yuchi to Taipei in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Gongliao.

Things to do in Taipei

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)
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National Palace Museum
National Palace Museum
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) ©
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)
Taipei 101 ©
Taipei 101

1
night
Gongliao

Gongliao
Set on the main island's most eastern tip, Gongliao is a rural district known for its picturesque fishing village with a thriving culinary scene and a golden sand beach--quite a rare find in Taiwan--favored by vacationers from the north of the country.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): kick back and relax at Fulung Beach.

To find ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Gongliao day trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Taipei to Gongliao takes 1.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Gongliao are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gongliao

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Fulung Beach
Fulung Beach

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