29 days in Taiwan Itinerary

29 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tainan
— 3 nights
2
Hengchun
— 3 nights
3
Taitung
— 4 nights
4
Hualien
— 3 nights
5
Taipei
— 4 nights
6
Magong
— 3 nights
7
Alishan
— 2 nights
8
Taichung
— 5 nights

3
nights
Tainan

Tainan ©
The oldest city in the country, Tainan stood as the island's capital during feudal times.
Explore Tainan's surroundings by going to Yancheng (The Pier-2 Art Centre & Ai He (Love River)), Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum (in Dashu District) and The Dome of Light (in Xinxing). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Chimei Museum, contemplate the long history of Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia), admire the landmark architecture of Magic School of Green Technology, and stop by Yujing.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Tainan online trip itinerary maker.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Tainan is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Israel Standard Time (IST) to Taipei Standard Time (CST) is 6 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can go by car to Hengchun.

Things to do in Tainan

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Kaohsiung
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Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum ©
Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum
Chimei Museum ©
Chimei Museum
The Pier-2 Art Centre ©
The Pier-2 Art Centre

3
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Hengchun: Liuqiu (Beauty Cave & Xiao Liu Qiu). Spend the 6th (Mon) exploring nature at Kenting National Park. Next up on the itinerary: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and observe the fascinating underwater world at National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium.

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Drive from Tainan to Hengchun in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. July in Hengchun sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Taitung.

Things to do in Hengchun

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Liuqiu, National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium
Find places to stay Jul 5 — 8:
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Kenting National Park ©
Kenting National Park
Xiao Liu Qiu ©
Xiao Liu Qiu
Scuba & Snorkeling

4
nights
Taitung

Taitung ©
Sitting between the mountains and the sea, Taitung offers pleasing scenery no matter what direction you face.
Taitung is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Orchid Island(Lanyu), grab your bike and head to Guanshan Bicycle Path, get outside with Taitung Ocean Mountain Bikeway, and stroll around Taidong Forest Park.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Taitung online travel route builder.

Drive from Hengchun to Taitung in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can go by car to Hualien.

Things to do in Taitung

Parks Trails Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 8 — 12:
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Orchid Island(Lanyu) ©
Orchid Island(Lanyu)
Guanshan Bicycle Path ©
Guanshan Bicycle Path
Taitung Bicycle Road ©
Taitung Bicycle Road

3
nights
Hualien

Hualien ©
Nestled between the sea and the mountains, Hualien boasts a number of attractions, both natural and manmade.
Hualien is known for trails, nature, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: trek along Taroko Gorge, admire the verdant scenery at Mukumugi Valley, head outdoors with Bai Bao Xi, and stroll around Chishingtan Scenic Area.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Hualien trip planner.

Getting from Taitung to Hualien by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Taipei.

Things to do in Hualien

Parks Outdoors Trails
Find places to stay Jul 12 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Taroko Gorge ©
Taroko Gorge
Mukumugi Valley ©
Mukumugi Valley
Chishingtan Scenic Area ©
Chishingtan Scenic Area

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Taipei: Qingan Temple (in Ren'ai District), YehLiu Geopark (in Wanli) and Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) (in Ruifang). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at National Palace Museum, explore the striking landscape of Yangmingshan National Park, admire the landmark architecture of Apple Xinyi A13, and buy something for everyone on your list at Taipei 101.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Taipei travel route builder.

You can take a train from Hualien to Taipei in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. July in Taipei sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Magong.

Things to do in Taipei

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trips

New Taipei, Qingan Temple
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 19:
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National Palace Museum
National Palace Museum
Taipei 101 ©
Taipei 101
Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall ©
Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall

3
nights
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Magong: Xiyu (Penghu Islands & Siyu) and Niaoyu (in Baisha Township). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Guanyin Buddhist Temple, head outdoors with Local Beach, take in the awesome beauty at Serpent Head Mountain, and kick back and relax at Shihli Beach Park.

For reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Magong road trip planning site.

You can fly from Taipei to Magong in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Alishan.

Things to do in Magong

Parks Beaches Nature

Side Trips

Xiyu, Baisha Township, Penghu, Kueibishan
Find places to stay Jul 19 — 22:
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Local Beach ©
Local Beach
Siyu ©
Siyu
Guanyin Buddhist Temple ©
Guanyin Buddhist Temple

2
nights
Alishan

Alishan ©
On the 23rd (Thu), trek along Tashan Trail, delve into the lush surroundings at Alishan National Forest Recreation Area, and then make a trip to Yuyupas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around Yuantan Ecological Park, head outdoors with Alishan Siding Yunhai, thentrek along Tefuye Trail, and finally identify plant and animal life at Tanayiku.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Alishan online trip builder.

Drive from Magong to Alishan in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of ferry and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Taichung.

Things to do in Alishan

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Chiayi County
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Alishan National Forest Recreation Area ©
Alishan National Forest Recreation Area
Yuyupas ©
Yuyupas
Tashan Trail ©
Tashan Trail

5
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Taichung: Ren'ai Township (Cingjing Veterans Farm & Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan)), Sun Moon Lake (in Yuchi) and Chung Tai World Museum (in Puli). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Gaomei Wetland, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pusasi, let the kids burn off some steam at Zhenqian Renai Park, and stop by Mark Taiwan.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Taichung trip maker app.

Drive from Alishan to Taichung in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In July in Taichung, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 29th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Taichung

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Nantou
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Chung Tai World Museum ©
Chung Tai World Museum
Sun Moon Lake ©
Sun Moon Lake
Cingjing Veterans Farm ©
Cingjing Veterans Farm

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