20 days in Taiwan Itinerary

20 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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Taipei
— Few hours
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Miaoli
— 1 night
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Taichung
— 1 night
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Nantou
— 2 nights
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Chiayi
— 1 night
Drive
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Tainan
— 1 night
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Tainan
— 1 night
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Kaohsiung
— 3 nights
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Taitung
— 2 nights
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Hualien
— 2 nights
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Yilan
— 1 night
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Keelung
— 1 night
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Taipei
— 2 nights
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Taipei

City of Azaleas

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 maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Taipei trip itinerary planning site.

Singapore, Singapore to Taipei is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. In March, Taipei is slightly colder than Singapore - with highs of 25°C and lows of 17°C. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Miaoli.

Things to do in Taipei

Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites · Outdoors
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Miaoli

The city of Miaoli has a range of cultural and natural charms.
On the 1st (Sun), admire the verdant scenery at Nanjhuang Shensian Valley, then don't miss a visit to Naujhuang Old Street, and then get great views at Miaoli Cape of Good Hope.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Miaoli road trip site.

Traveling by car from Taipei to Miaoli takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in March, and nighttime lows around 16°C. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Taichung.

Things to do in Miaoli

Parks · Nature
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Taichung

Cultural City

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, then hike along Dakeng No. 4 Trail, then look for gifts at Yichung Shopping Street, and finally stop by FengJia Night Market.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Taichung online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Miaoli to Taichung takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. March in Taichung sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Nantou.

Things to do in Taichung

Shopping · Parks · Trails · Outdoors
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Nantou

Nantou provides good access to the cultural and natural sites of the surrounding county of the same name.
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. Here are some ideas for day two: experience rural life at Cingjing Veterans Farm and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Sun Moon Lake Bikeway.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Nantou journey maker tool.

Traveling by car from Taichung to Nantou takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in March, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can go by car to Chiayi.

Things to do in Nantou

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
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Chiayi

The provincial city in the county of the same name, Chiayi sits as the gateway to the national scenic mountain area of Alishan.
On the 5th (Thu), stop by J18-Chiayi City Historical Relic Museum, then see the interesting displays at Chiayi City Koji Pottery Museum, then stroll around Chiayi Cultural & Creative Industries Park, and finally hunt for treasures at Carrefour Tourism Night Market.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Chiayi trip builder website.

Getting from Nantou to Chiayi by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train. Traveling from Nantou in March, you will find days in Chiayi are little chillier (19°C), and nights are about the same (18°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to drive to Tainan.

Things to do in Chiayi

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites
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Tainan

Phoenix City

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

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Tainan itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Chiayi to Tainan in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Chiayi in March, expect Tainan to be somewhat warmer, temps between 31°C and 22°C. On the 7th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Tainan.

Things to do in Tainan

Outdoors · Historic Sites
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Tainan

Phoenix City

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

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Tainan vacation planner.

Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Kaohsiung.

Things to do in Tainan

Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks · Museums
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Kaohsiung

Harbor City

A small trading town in the 17th century, Kaohsiung now stands as a sprawling metropolis, its harbor representing the largest on the island.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Caishan Natural Park and Dapeng Bay National Scenic Area. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts and Chijin Tianhou Temple. And it doesn't end there: visit a coastal fixture at Cihou Lighthouse, examine the collection at Takao Railway Museum, stroll around Xiziwan, and get outside with Ai He (Love River).

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Kaohsiung holiday maker site.

You can drive from Tainan to Kaohsiung in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In March in Kaohsiung, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Taitung.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Parks · Outdoors · Shopping · Nature

Side Trip

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Taitung

Eastern City

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, grab your bike and head to Taitung Bicycle Road, and then explore the gorgeous colors at Lvdaoshilang. Keep things going the next day: head off the coast to Nuwalian and then hunt for treasures at Taitung Tourism Night Market.

To find reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Taitung trip maker tool.

Traveling by train from Kaohsiung to Taitung takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can drive to Hualien.

Things to do in Taitung

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches
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Hualien

Huashi

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

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Hualien trip planner.

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

Things to do in Hualien

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature
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Yilan

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

Before you visit Yilan, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Hualien to Yilan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in March, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to drive to Keelung.

Things to do in Yilan

Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
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Keelung

Rainy Port

A rainy port city close to the capital, Keelung appeals to visitors with its famous night market and wealth of historic structures.
On the 17th (Tue), make a trip to Keelung Harbor, don't miss a visit to Haimen Tianxian, admire the verdant scenery at Wangyou Valley, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Keelung Miaokou Night Market, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Keelung Martyrs' Shrine.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Keelung day trip planner.

You can drive from Yilan to Keelung in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in March, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Taipei.

Things to do in Keelung

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Historic Sites
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Taipei

City of Azaleas

Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Taipei Confucius Temple, then steep yourself in history at 228 Peace Memorial Park, then stop by Wulai, and finally admire the sheer force of Wulai Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around Daan Forest Park, then stop by Ningxia Nightmarket, then look for gifts at Dihua Street, and finally appreciate the history behind National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Taipei trip itinerary planning app.

Taipei is very close to Keelung. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Taipei

Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping · Nature

Side Trip

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Taiwan travel guide

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Heart of Asia
A sliver of land just off China's east coastline, Taiwan represents one of the world's most densely populated countries--and one of Asia's most powerful economies. History buffs on a tour of Taiwan will discover ancient artifacts stored at outstanding national museums narrating nearly 10,000 years of Asia's history. Those interested in more active pursuits can organize a Taiwan itinerary around its modern mountain resorts, well-developed beaches, and protected forests sheltering hundreds of species of native plant and animal life. Begin your visit in Taipei, a vibrant capital city with a thriving entertainment scene, relatively inexpensive accommodations, and an eclectic culinary scene.