10 days in Taiwan Itinerary

10 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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Hualien
— 2 nights
2
Taipei
— 3 nights
3
Nantou
— 2 nights
4
Hengchun
— 2 nights

2
nights
Hualien

Hualien ©
Nestled between the sea and the mountains, Hualien boasts a number of attractions, both natural and manmade.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): hike along Shakadang Trail, head outdoors with Yanzihkou Trail (Swallow Grotto), then walk around Chishingtan Scenic Area, and finally head outdoors with Zuocang Trail. Keep things going the next day: trek along Baiyang Trail and then trek along Taroko Gorge.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Hualien trip itinerary builder website.

Manila, Philippines to Hualien is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Taipei.

Things to do in Hualien

Outdoors · Parks · Trails
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Chishingtan Scenic Area ©
Chishingtan Scenic Area
Taroko Gorge ©
Taroko Gorge
Shakadang Trail ©
Shakadang Trail

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.
Escape the urban bustle at YehLiu Geopark and Keelung River. Venture out of the city with trips to Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) (in Ruifang) and White Sand Bay (in Shimen). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of National Palace Museum, pause for some photo ops at Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, take in the spiritual surroundings of Lungshan Temple, and take a stroll through Ximending.

For photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Taipei tour website.

Getting from Hualien to Taipei by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in August, and nighttime lows around 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can drive to Nantou.

Things to do in Taipei

Parks · Shopping · Nature

Side Trip

New Taipei
Find places to stay Aug 7 — 10:
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National Palace Museum
National Palace Museum
YehLiu Geopark ©
YehLiu Geopark
Ximending
Ximending

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nights
Nantou

Nantou ©
Nantou provides good access to the cultural and natural sites of the surrounding county of the same name.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Wenwumiaohoushan Park, then explore the activities along Sun Moon Lake, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jinlong Mountain. Keep things going the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan).

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Nantou trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Taipei to Nantou takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from Taipei in August, plan for little chillier days in Nantou, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can go by car to Hengchun.

Things to do in Nantou

Nature · Parks
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Sun Moon Lake ©
Sun Moon Lake
Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan) ©
Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan)
Wenwumiaohoushan Park ©
Wenwumiaohoushan Park

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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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Dawan Kenting Beach Park, then head outdoors with Shadao Ecological Reserve, then kick back and relax at Little Bay Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at White Sand Bay. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Kenting National Park.

For maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Hengchun day trip app.

You can drive from Nantou to Hengchun in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of train and bus. In August in Hengchun, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hengchun

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 14:
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Kenting National Park ©
Kenting National Park
Little Bay Beach ©
Little Bay Beach
White Sand Bay ©
White Sand Bay

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