17 days in Taiwan Itinerary

17 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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Singapore
Fly + bus:
8​h
Taipei
— 2 nights
Drive:
2​h 15​min
Nantou
— 3 nights
Drive:
2​h
Pingtung
— 4 nights
train:
2​h 30​min
Taitung
— 3 nights
train:
1​h 30​min
Hualien
— 4 nights
Fly:
11​h 30​min
Singapore

3
days
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Taipei: Xinbei (Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) & Jinguashi Gold Ecological Park). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at National Palace Museum, make a trip to Elephant Mountain (aka Nangang District Hiking Trail), meet the residents at Taipei Zoo, and enjoy breathtaking views from Taipei 101.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Taipei trip generator.

Singapore, Singapore to Taipei is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Singapore in May, expect Taipei to be slightly colder, temps between 34°C and 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Nantou.

Things to do in Taipei

Sightseeing Museums Tours

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

3
days
Nantou

Nantou provides good access to the cultural and natural sites of the surrounding county of the same name.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan) and National Chi Nan University. Pack the 14th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Formosan Aboriginal Culture Village. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Sun Moon Lake, admire the landmark architecture of Paper Dome, and contemplate the long history of Wen Wu Temple.

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Getting from Taipei to Nantou by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Pingtung.

Things to do in Nantou

Parks Nature Theme Parks
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Sun Moon Lake
Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan)

3
days
Pingtung

Mostly serving as a base for exploring Kenting National Park, Pingtung enjoys a pleasant, subtropical climate, sandy beaches, and a friendly atmosphere.
Explore hidden gems such as Kenting National Park and Kaohsiung Main Public Library. Change things up with these side-trips from Pingtung: Takao Railway Museum (in Kaohsiung) and Chimei Museum (in Tainan). There's more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium and kick back and relax at White Sand Bay.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Pingtung online itinerary creator.

Traveling by car from Nantou to Pingtung takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, daytime highs in Pingtung are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Taitung.

Things to do in Pingtung

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Kaohsiung, Chimei Museum
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Kenting National Park
Kaohsiung Main Public Library

4
days
Taitung

Sitting between the mountains and the sea, Taitung offers pleasing scenery no matter what direction you face.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Green Island and Sanxiantai. There's still lots to do: stroll through Taidong Forest Park, take some stellar pictures from Lu Yeh High Land, visit a coastal fixture at Green Island Lighthouse, and stop by Natural Tasty.

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You can take a train from Pingtung to Taitung in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Taitung are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can catch the train to Hualien.

Things to do in Taitung

Parks Nature Sightseeing
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Green Island
Sanxiantai
Taidong Forest Park

3
days
Hualien

Nestled between the sea and the mountains, Hualien boasts a number of attractions, both natural and manmade.
Explore hidden gems such as Climbing Tours and Eternal Spring Shrine. There's still lots to do: stroll through Taroko Gorge, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Xiangde Temple, admire the verdant scenery at Mukumugi Valley, and don't miss a visit to Heren Walk Area.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Hualien vacation trip planner.

Traveling by train from Taitung to Hualien takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Hualien

Parks Sightseeing Trails
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Taroko Gorge
Mukumugi Valley
Shihtiping

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