60 days in Taiwan Itinerary

60 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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New Taipei
— 5 nights
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Yilan
— 5 nights
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Hualien
— 6 nights
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Taipei
— 6 nights
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Taichung
— 6 nights
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Chiayi County
— 4 nights
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Kaohsiung
— 10 nights
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Penghu
— 2 nights
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Kinmen
— 3 nights
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Taoyuan
— 2 nights
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Nantou
— 5 nights
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Taitung
— 5 nights

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New Taipei

New Taipei ©
Xinbei, also known as New Taipei City, stands as a newly founded part of the wider Taipei metropolitan area, stretching up from the capital to the island's northern coast.
Get out of town with these interesting New Taipei side-trips: Qixing Mountain (in Beitou) and Taoyuan Valley (in Toucheng). The adventure continues: hunt for treasures at Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street), explore the activities along YehLiu Geopark, don't miss a visit to Danshuei, and admire the striking features of Jinguashi Gold Ecological Park.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the New Taipei tour itinerary planner.

Chennai, India to New Taipei is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Chennai to New Taipei, you'll lose 2.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chennai in October, you will find days in New Taipei are little chillier (32°C), and nights are about the same (26°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Yilan.

Things to do in New Taipei

Parks · Historic Sites · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 6:
Highlights from your plan
YehLiu Geopark ©
YehLiu Geopark
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) ©
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)
Danshuei ©
Danshuei

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Yilan

Yilan ©
The coastal city of Yilan makes a good base for trips around the wider eponymous county.
Yilan is known for nature, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head outdoors with Qilan Shenmuyuan, contemplate the waterfront views at Emerld Peak Lake, kick back and relax at Yilan Lover's Bay, and go for a walk through Fenniaolin Fish Harbor.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Yilan travel itinerary planner.

Getting from New Taipei to Yilan by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, daily temperatures in Yilan can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Hualien.

Things to do in Yilan

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Luodong Sports Park ©
Luodong Sports Park
Meihua Lake ©
Meihua Lake

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Hualien

Hualien ©

Huashi

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: hike along Taroko Gorge, admire the verdant scenery at Mukumugi Valley, get outside with Zhuilu Old Trail, and pause for some serene contemplation at Xiangde Temple.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Hualien trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Yilan to Hualien by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train. On the 17th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Taipei.

Things to do in Hualien

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Find places to stay Oct 11 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Taroko Gorge ©
Taroko Gorge
Chishingtan Scenic Area ©
Chishingtan Scenic Area
Mukumugi Valley ©
Mukumugi Valley

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Taipei

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.
Pack the 20th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Taipei Children's Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of National Palace Museum, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Yang Ming Shan Qing Tian Gang, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hsing Tian Kong, and buy something for everyone on your list at Taipei 101.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Taipei travel planner.

Getting from Hualien to Taipei by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, daytime highs in Taipei are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Taichung.

Things to do in Taipei

Parks · Theme Parks · Nature · Trails
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
National Palace Museum
National Palace Museum
Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall ©
Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall
Taipei 101 ©
Taipei 101

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Taichung

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.
Explore Taichung's surroundings by going to Tianhou Temple (in Lukang), Alice's Garden (in Changhua City) and Wangong Fishing Light (in Fangyuan). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Gaomei Wetland, explore the landscape on two wheels at HouFeng Bikeway, get curious at National Museum of Natural Science, and don't miss a visit to Tunghai University.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Taichung trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Taipei to Taichung in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in October, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can drive to Chiayi County.

Things to do in Taichung

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 23 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Dakeng No. 4 Trail ©
Dakeng No. 4 Trail
Gaomei Wetland ©
Gaomei Wetland
Tianhou Temple ©
Tianhou Temple

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Chiayi County

Chiayi County ©
A rugged landscape scattered with villages and vast plains of untouched nature, Chiayi County stretches between sea and mountains on the southwestern coast.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chiayi County: Ali Mountain (Alishan) (in Xinyi Township) and East District (Alishan Linye Village & Huiyisenghuo Village, Chiayi Park, &more). The adventure continues: hike along Eryanping Trail, don't miss a visit to Bei Gang Old Street, take a peaceful walk through Alishan National Forest Recreation Area, and take in the waterfront at Dongshi Fisherman's Wharf.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Chiayi County trip planner.

Drive from Taichung to Chiayi County in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can drive to Kaohsiung.

Things to do in Chiayi County

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 29 — Nov 2:
Highlights from your plan
Eryanping Trail ©
Eryanping Trail
Alishan National Forest Recreation Area ©
Ali Mountain (Alishan) ©
Ali Mountain (Alishan)

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Kaohsiung

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Tainan Metropolitan Park (in Xigang), Wander (in Anping) and Hengchun (Kenting National Park & Longpan Park). Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Xiao Liu Qiu, have some family-friendly fun at BROS. Boardgame Cafe, don't miss a visit to Kenting Homeone, and take in the exciting artwork at The Pier-2 Art Centre.

To find ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Kaohsiung itinerary app.

Drive from Chiayi County to Kaohsiung in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in November, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Penghu.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 2 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Kenting National Park ©
Kenting National Park
Xiao Liu Qiu ©
Xiao Liu Qiu
Dragon Tiger Tower ©
Dragon Tiger Tower

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Penghu

Penghu ©
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): take some stellar pictures from Kueibishan, enjoy the sand and surf at Chixiyanpu, stop by Hakusakyo Town, then head off the coast to Penghu Islands, and finally see the interesting displays at Penghu Living Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Cimeiyu, don't miss a visit to Sih Yan Jing, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Penghu Tianhou Temple.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Penghu trip website.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Kaohsiung to Penghu takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Kinmen.

Things to do in Penghu

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 12 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Penghu Islands ©
Penghu Islands
Cimeiyu
Cimeiyu
Penghu Tianhou Temple ©
Penghu Tianhou Temple

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Kinmen

Kinmen ©
Lying just off from mainland China's southeastern coast, the county of Kinmen consists of a group of islands rich in military history and natural highlights.
Spend the 16th (Wed) exploring nature at Kinmen National Park. There's still lots to do: step off the mainland to explore Jiangongyu Islet, examine the collection at Lion Mountain Howitzer Park & Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Chenjinglan Mansion, and make a trip to Cihu Triangle Fortress.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Kinmen trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Penghu to Kinmen by combination of bus and flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, bus, train, and car; or do a combination of ferry, train, and car. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Taoyuan.

Things to do in Kinmen

Parks · Nature · Museums
Find places to stay Nov 14 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Jiangongyu Islet ©
Jiangongyu Islet
Kinmen Island ©
Kinmen Island
Kinmen National Park ©
Kinmen National Park

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Taoyuan

Taoyuan ©
Though not known for its attractions, Taoyuan has long been one of Taiwan's fastest growing cities.
On the 18th (Fri), enjoy some diversion at Taoyuan International Baseball Stadium, deepen your understanding at National Central University, and then admire the sheer force of Xiaowulai Waterfall Scenic Area.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Taoyuan trip planning site.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Kinmen to Taoyuan takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, train, and bus; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Nantou.

Things to do in Taoyuan

Parks · Nature · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Nov 17 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Taoyuan International Baseball Stadium ©
Taoyuan International Baseball Stadium
National Central University ©
National Central University

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Nantou

Nantou ©
Nantou provides good access to the cultural and natural sites of the surrounding county of the same name.
When in Nantou, make a side trip to see Hehuanshan (Mt. Hehuan) in Xiulin, approximately Xiulin away. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Sun Moon Lake, take in the awesome beauty at Wuling, admire the landmark architecture of Wenwu Temple, and look for gifts at Taisufu.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Nantou holiday tool.

Traveling by car from Taoyuan to Nantou takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in November, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Taitung.

Things to do in Nantou

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 19 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Wuling ©
Wuling
Sun Moon Lake ©
Sun Moon Lake
Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan) ©
Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan)

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Taitung

Taitung ©

Eastern City

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), take in the natural beauty of Jinlun Hot Spring, grab your bike and head to Guanshan Bicycle Path, and contemplate the waterfront views at Shayuan - Fushan Fish Reserve.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Taitung tour planner.

Traveling by car from Nantou to Taitung takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Taitung

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
Find places to stay Nov 24 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Orchid Island(Lanyu) ©
Orchid Island(Lanyu)
Green Island ©
Green Island
Guanshan Bicycle Path ©
Guanshan Bicycle Path