60 days in Taiwan Itinerary

60 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Taipei
— 7 nights
2
Magong
— 5 nights
3
Alishan
— 3 nights
4
Nantou
— 9 nights
5
Kaohsiung
— 8 nights
6
Hengchun
— 6 nights
7
Taitung
— 9 nights
8
Hualien
— 9 nights
9
Dongshan
— 3 nights

7
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 discover tucked-away gems like Chih Nan Temple (Zhinan Temple) and The Lin Family Mansion and Garden. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Taipei: Ta shee Blooming Oasis (in Daxi), Leofoo Village Theme Park (in Guanxi) and Shimen Mountain (in Longtan). There's much more to do: hike along Eighteen Peaks, explore the world behind art at Juming Museum, browse the different shops at Q Square, and don't miss a visit to Keelung Harbor.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Taipei itinerary tool.

Bugbug, Indonesia to Taipei is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of car and flight. In March, Taipei is little chillier than Bugbug - with highs of 25°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Magong.

Things to do in Taipei

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

New Taipei, Hsinchu, Jiaoxi, Keelung, Ta shee Blooming Oasis
Find places to stay Mar 8 — 15:
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Wufengchi Waterfall ©
Wufengchi Waterfall
Chih Nan Temple (Zhinan Temple) ©
Chih Nan Temple (Zhinan Temple)
Eighteen Peaks ©
Eighteen Peaks

5
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Shanshui Beach and Kueibishan. Get out of town with these interesting Magong side-trips: Penghu Tiantang Lu (in Baisha Township), Wang'an (Tiantai Mountain, Niousin Mountain, &more) and Xiyu (Whale Cave, Siyu, &more). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Penghu Tianhou Temple, snap pictures at Penghu Great Bridge, examine the collection at Penghu Living Museum, and learn more about the world around you at Xiaomen Geological Museum.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Magong travel planning website.

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 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Alishan.

Things to do in Magong

Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Xiyu, Penghu, Wang'an, Huxi, Baisha Township
Find places to stay Mar 15 — 20:
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Shanshui Beach ©
Shanshui Beach
Penghu Tianhou Temple ©
Penghu Tianhou Temple
Lintou Park ©
Lintou Park

3
nights
Alishan

Alishan ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Alishan Shenmu Area and Gukeng Huashan Trail. Venture out of the city with trips to Greening Ranch (in Zhongpu) and Fenchihu Old Town (in Zhuqi).

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Alishan vacation planner.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Magong to Alishan in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and train; or do a combination of ferry and taxi. In March in Alishan, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can drive to Nantou.

Things to do in Alishan

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Chiayi County, Zhuqi, Greening Ranch, Gukeng Huashan Trail
Find places to stay Mar 20 — 23:
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Alishan National Forest Recreation Area ©
Alishan National Forest Recreation Area
Greening Ranch ©
Greening Ranch
Sister Lake ©
Sister Lake

9
nights
Nantou

Nantou ©
Nantou provides good access to the cultural and natural sites of the surrounding county of the same name.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Sun-Link-Sea Forest and Nature Resort and Siang Shan Bikeway. Get out of town with these interesting Nantou side-trips: National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts (in West District), North District (Taichung Botanical Garden, National Museum of Natural Science, &more) and Huwei (Cats on the roof & Huwei Inn). There's still lots to do: take in the natural beauty of Guanziling Hot Spring, make a trip to Sector Garage, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Zi Nan Temple, and stroll around Chiayi Park.

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You can drive from Alishan to Nantou in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Alishan in March, expect nights in Nantou to be about the same, around 16°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Kaohsiung.

Things to do in Nantou

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Taichung, Changhua, Chiayi, Huwei, Da Pao Lian
Find places to stay Mar 23 — Apr 1:
Highlights from your plan
Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan) ©
Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan)
Guanziling Hot Spring ©
Guanziling Hot Spring
Tianhou Temple ©
Tianhou Temple

8
nights
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Martyrs' Shrine and National Cheng Kung University. Change things up with these side-trips from Kaohsiung: Wusanto Reservoir (in Guantian), Mango Cingo Market (in Yujing) and A Jia's Home (in Pingtung City). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Cihou Fort, deepen your understanding at National Sun Yat-sen University, admire the masterpieces at Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Caishan Natural Park.

To find where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Kaohsiung road trip site.

Getting from Nantou to Kaohsiung by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Nantou in April, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Kaohsiung, with lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Hengchun.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Tainan, Liuqiu, A Jia's Home
Find places to stay Apr 1 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Fo Guang Shan ©
Fo Guang Shan
Martyrs' Shrine ©
Martyrs' Shrine
Cihou Fort ©
Cihou Fort

6
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Maobitou Park and Hengchun Old Town. Venture out of the city with trips to Fangliao Railway Art Village (in Fangliao) and Mudan (Shihmen Ancient Battle Field And Mudan Incident Memorial Park & Dong Yuan Shuei Shang Plain). There's still lots to do: head off the coast to Sand Island (Sa-Dau), stroll around Eluanbi, take some stellar pictures from Alang Yi Trail, and relax in the rural setting at A-Shin Choco Farm Taiwan.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Hengchun trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Kaohsiung to Hengchun in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, daily temperatures in Hengchun can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can go by car to Taitung.

Things to do in Hengchun

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Mudan, Pingtung, Fangliao Railway Art Village, Pingtung Manchurian Port Drawbridge, National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium
Find places to stay Apr 9 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Kenting National Park ©
Kenting National Park
Maobitou Park ©
Maobitou Park
Southern Point ©
Southern Point

9
nights
Taitung

Taitung ©
Sitting between the mountains and the sea, Taitung offers pleasing scenery no matter what direction you face.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Orchid Island(Lanyu) and Taitung Jialulan Coast. There's much more to do: grab your bike and head to Guanshan Bicycle Path, walk around Xiouyeliu, explore the activities along Dapo Pond, and get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Prehistory.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Taitung day trip app.

You can drive from Hengchun to Taitung in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can drive to Hualien.

Things to do in Taitung

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 15 — 24:
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Green Island ©
Green Island
Orchid Island(Lanyu) ©
Orchid Island(Lanyu)
Guanshan Bicycle Path ©
Guanshan Bicycle Path

9
nights
Hualien

Hualien ©
Nestled between the sea and the mountains, Hualien boasts a number of attractions, both natural and manmade.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Baiyang Trail and Yun Shan Shuei Ecological Farm. There's lots more to do: Head underground at Cave of Water Curtain, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Sixty Rock Mountain, gain insight at National Dong Hwa University, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Qixing Lake Binhai Bicycle Road.

For ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Hualien trip planner.

Getting from Taitung to Hualien by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can catch the train to Dongshan.

Things to do in Hualien

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 24 — May 3:
Highlights from your plan
Shakadang Trail ©
Shakadang Trail
Baiyang Trail ©
Baiyang Trail
Cave of Water Curtain ©
Cave of Water Curtain

3
nights
Dongshan

Dongshan ©
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): make a trip to Yilan Luodong Forestry Culture Park, don't miss a visit to Jimi Square - Yilan Station, witness a stunning natural landmark at Jiaosi Hot Spring, then see the interesting displays at Lanyang Museum, then don't miss a visit to Yilan River, and finally walk around Diudiudang Forest. On the 5th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the pleasant sights at Dongshan Mr. Brown Avenue, browse the exhibits of National Center for Traditional Arts, explore the galleries of Baimi Clogs Village, then don't miss a visit to Lucky Art Crayon Factory, then take in the natural beauty of Suao Cold Spring, and finally admire the natural beauty at Artemis Garden.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Dongshan day trip planning app.

Traveling by train from Hualien to Dongshan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. May in Dongshan sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Dongshan

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Su'ao, Yilan City, Jiaoxi, Artemis Garden, Yilan Luodong Forestry Culture Park
Find places to stay May 3 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Meihua Lake ©
Meihua Lake
Yilan Luodong Forestry Culture Park ©
Yilan Luodong Forestry Culture Park
Artemis Garden ©
Artemis Garden

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