20 days in Taiwan Itinerary

20 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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20 days in Taiwan Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Taipei
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Miaoli
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
3
Taichung
— 1 night
bus:  30​min
4
Nantou
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
5
Chiayi
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
6
Tainan
— 1 night
7
Tainan
— 1 night
train:  1​h
8
Kaohsiung
— 3 nights
train:  3​h
9
Taitung
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
Hualien
— 2 nights
train + bus:  3​h
11
Yilan
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
12
Keelung
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
13
Taipei
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Singapore

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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.
For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Taipei trip maker tool .

Singapore, Singapore to Taipei is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Singapore in March; daily highs in Taipei reach 25°C and lows reach 17°C. On the 1st (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Miaoli.

Things to do in Taipei

Parks Shopping Outdoors
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Miaoli

Miaoli ©
The city of Miaoli has a range of cultural and natural charms.
On the 1st (Sun), appreciate the views at Nanjhuang Shensian Valley, then make a trip to Naujhuang Old Street, and then take some stellar pictures from Miaoli Cape of Good Hope.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Miaoli journey planner .

You can drive from Taipei to Miaoli in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In March in Miaoli, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 16°C at night. On the 2nd (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Taichung.

Things to do in Miaoli

Parks Nature
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Miaoli Cape of Good Hope ©
Miaoli Cape of Good Hope

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): buy something for everyone on your list at Xiang Jiao Xin Le Yuan, hike along Dakeng No. 4 Trail, then look for gifts at Yichung Shopping Street, and finally look for gifts at FengJia Night Market.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Taichung trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Miaoli to Taichung takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In March in Taichung, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 16°C at night. On the 3rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a bus to Nantou.

Things to do in Taichung

Shopping Parks Trails
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Yichung Shopping Street ©
Yichung Shopping Street
FengJia Night Market ©
FengJia Night Market
Lavender Forest ©
Lavender Forest

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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 3rd (Tue): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Wuling, delve into the lush surroundings at Sun-Link-Sea Forest and Nature Resort, and then stop by Feeling18 Chocolate Shop. Keep things going the next day: experience rural life at Cingjing Veterans Farm and then grab your bike and head to Sun Moon Lake Bikeway.

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Nantou is very close to Taichung. In March, daily temperatures in Nantou can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can drive to Chiayi.

Things to do in Nantou

Parks Nature Trails
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Sun Moon Lake Bikeway ©
Sun Moon Lake Bikeway
Wuling ©
Wuling
Cingjing Veterans Farm ©
Cingjing Veterans Farm

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Chiayi

Chiayi ©
The provincial city in the county of the same name, Chiayi sits as the gateway to the national scenic mountain area of Alishan.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): explore the galleries of J18-Chiayi City Historical Relic Museum, then examine the collection at Chiayi City Koji Pottery Museum, then walk around Chiayi Cultural & Creative Industries Park, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Carrefour Tourism Night Market.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Chiayi holiday planner .

You can drive from Nantou to Chiayi in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Nantou in March, expect nights in Chiayi to be about the same, around 18°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can go by car to Tainan.

Things to do in Chiayi

Parks Museums Shopping
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Tainan

Tainan ©
The oldest city in the country, Tainan stood as the island's capital during feudal times.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Zhen'antang Feihu General Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Luermenma Temple, then get outside with Sicao Lvshe Tunnel, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ji Dian Wu Miao.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Tainan trip maker .

Drive from Chiayi to Tainan in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, Tainan is a bit warmer than Chiayi - with highs of 31°C and lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Tainan.

Things to do in Tainan

Outdoors Historic Sites
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Sicao Lvshe Tunnel ©
Sicao Lvshe Tunnel
National Cheng Kung University ©
National Cheng Kung University

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Tainan

Tainan ©
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): see the interesting displays at National Museum of Taiwan History and then look for gifts at Anping Gubao Ancient Street.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Tainan online trip itinerary maker .

Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Kaohsiung.

Things to do in Tainan

Historic Sites Shopping Parks
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Guanzi Hill (Guan Zi Ling) ©
Guanzi Hill (Guan Zi Ling)
National Museum of Taiwan History ©
Da Tian Hou Gong ©
Da Tian Hou Gong

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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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Cihou Lighthouse and Chijin Tianhou Temple. Take a break from the city and head to Caishan Natural Park and Dapeng Bay National Scenic Area. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, buy something for everyone on your list at Dream Mall, walk around Xiziwan, and head outdoors with Ai He (Love River).

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Kaohsiung day trip planner.

You can take a train from Tainan to Kaohsiung in an hour. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. March in Kaohsiung sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Taitung.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Dapeng Bay National Scenic Area
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Caishan Natural Park
Caishan Natural Park
Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts ©
Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts
Cihou Lighthouse
Cihou Lighthouse

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nights
Taitung

Taitung ©
Sitting between the mountains and the sea, Taitung offers pleasing scenery no matter what direction you face.
On the 12th (Thu), take in the pleasant sights at Cing Cing Grass, then grab your bike and head to Taitung Bicycle Road, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Lvdaoshilang. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with Nuwalian and then hunt for treasures at Taitung Tourism Night Market.

To find reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Taitung trip planning app .

Traveling by train from Kaohsiung to Taitung takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can go by car to Hualien.

Things to do in Taitung

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Taitung Bicycle Road ©
Taitung Bicycle Road
Nuwalian ©
Nuwalian
Taitung Tourism Night Market ©
Taitung Tourism Night Market

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Hualien

Hualien ©
Nestled between the sea and the mountains, Hualien boasts a number of attractions, both natural and manmade.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): look for gifts at Lichuan Fish Market, then delve into the lush surroundings at Danongdafu Forest Park, and then head outdoors with Yufu Bikeway. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Xiangde Temple, take in a show at A Mei Wenhua Village, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hualien Chenghuan Temple, and finally get outside with Lushui Trail.

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Traveling by car from Taitung to Hualien takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Yilan.

Things to do in Hualien

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Lushui Trail ©
Lushui Trail
Xiangde Temple ©
Xiangde Temple
Danongdafu Forest Park ©
Danongdafu Forest Park

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Yilan

Yilan ©
The coastal city of Yilan makes a good base for trips around the wider eponymous county.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Yilan Sancing Temple, examine the collection at Bee Museum, The Honey House, then wander the streets of Lotung, and finally walk around Luodong Sports Park.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Yilan online driving holiday planner .

Getting from Hualien to Yilan by combination of train and bus takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to drive to Keelung.

Things to do in Yilan

Parks Museums Neighborhoods
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Luodong Sports Park ©
Luodong Sports Park
Yilan Sancing Temple ©
Yilan Sancing Temple

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Keelung

Keelung ©
A rainy port city close to the capital, Keelung appeals to visitors with its famous night market and wealth of historic structures.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): make a trip to Keelung Harbor, make a trip to Haimen Tianxian, then appreciate the views at Wangyou Valley, then look for gifts at Keelung Miaokou Night Market, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Keelung Martyrs' Shrine.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Keelung trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Yilan to Keelung takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In March in Keelung, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Taipei.

Things to do in Keelung

Parks Nature Shopping
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Wangyou Valley ©
Wangyou Valley
Keelung Miaokou Night Market ©
Keelung Miaokou Night Market
Keelung Martyrs' Shrine ©
Keelung Martyrs' Shrine

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Taipei

Taipei
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Taipei Confucius Temple, steep yourself in history at 228 Peace Memorial Park, then wander the streets of Wulai, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Wulai Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around Daan Forest Park, look for gifts at Ningxia Nightmarket, then look for gifts at Dihua Street, and finally appreciate the history behind National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Taipei trip itinerary planning tool .

Taipei is just a short distance from Keelung. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Taipei

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

New Taipei
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Wulai Falls
Wulai Falls
Wulai ©
Wulai
Taipei Confucius Temple ©
Taipei Confucius Temple

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