12 days in Taiwan Itinerary

12 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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12 days in Taiwan Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly + Drive:  10​h
1
Hengchun
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Hualien
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
3
Taipei
— 4 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h
4
Magong
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  2​h 15​min
5
Taichung
— 2 nights
+2
train + subway + Fly:  9​h
End: Singapore

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kenting National Park and then enjoy the sand and surf at Shadao Ecological Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Wed): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Hengchun trip itinerary planning site .

Singapore, Singapore to Hengchun is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Singapore in November, things will get slightly colder in Hengchun: highs are around 34°C and lows about 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Hualien.

Things to do in Hengchun

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium
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Kenting National Park ©
Kenting National Park
Scuba & Snorkeling

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 14th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Chishingtan Scenic Area and then trek along Taroko Gorge. On your second day here, head outdoors with Yanzihkou Trail and then take in the dramatic natural features at Ch'ing-shui Cliff.

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You can drive from Hengchun to Hualien in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Taipei.

Things to do in Hualien

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Chishingtan Scenic Area ©
Chishingtan Scenic Area
Taroko Gorge ©
Taroko Gorge
Ch'ing-shui Cliff ©
Ch'ing-shui Cliff

4
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) and Ximending. Step out of the city life by going to Yangmingshan National Park and Yeh Liu Geo Park. Step out of Taipei with an excursion to Keelung River in Bali--about 44 minutes away. The adventure continues: examine the collection at National Palace Museum, make a trip to Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Taipei Zoo, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Keelung River Right Bank Bike Trail.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Taipei online road trip planner .

You can take a train from Hualien to Taipei in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In November, daytime highs in Taipei are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Magong.

Things to do in Taipei

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

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

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): head outdoors with Lintou Golden Beach, kick back and relax at Local Beach, identify plant and animal life at Qimei Longcheng, then enjoy the sand and surf at Shihli Beach Park, and finally see the interesting displays at Penghu Ocean Geological Center.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Magong online vacation planner .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Taipei to Magong in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Taichung.

Things to do in Magong

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Penghu, Lintou Golden Beach
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Local Beach ©
Local Beach

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): get curious at National Museum of Natural Science, take in the spiritual surroundings of Pusasi, then take a stroll through Rainbow Village Taichung, and finally identify plant and animal life at Gaomei Wetland. Keep things going the next day: get outside with Tanyashen Cycleway and then trek along Dakeng No.2 Trail.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Taichung trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Magong to Taichung takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and train; or do a combination of taxi, flight, and train. In November in Taichung, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 20°C at night. On the 22nd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Taichung

Outdoors Parks Museums
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Gaomei Wetland ©
Gaomei Wetland
Rainbow Village Taichung ©
Rainbow Village Taichung
National Museum of Natural Science ©
National Museum of Natural Science

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