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
— 7 nights
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Taichung
— 6 nights
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Chiayi County
— 3 nights
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Kaohsiung
— 10 nights
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Penghu
— 2 nights
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Kinmen
— 2 nights
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Taoyuan
— 3 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from New Taipei: Qixing Mountain (in Beitou) and Taoyuan Valley (in Toucheng). There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street), make a trip to Danshuei, stroll the grounds of Chin Pao San, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shimen Jinganggong.

To see ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our New Taipei road trip tool.

Chennai, India to New Taipei is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2.5 hours traveling from Chennai to New Taipei. When traveling from Chennai in October, plan for little chillier days in New Taipei, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Yilan.

Things to do in New Taipei

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Trails

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)
Shifen Waterfall ©
Shifen Waterfall

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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: get outside with Qilan Shenmuyuan, stroll around Luodong Sports Park, take in the pleasant sights at Fenniaolin Fish Harbor, and take in the awesome beauty at Taipingshan National Forest Recreation Area.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Yilan tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from New Taipei to Yilan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in October, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to drive 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: trek along Taroko Gorge, get outside with Zhuilu Old Trail, enjoy the sea views from Qilaibi Lighthouse, and deepen your understanding at National Dong Hwa University.

Plan trip to Hualien with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Yilan to Hualien in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to 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. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of National Palace Museum, meet the residents at Taipei Zoo, explore the striking landscape of Yangmingshan National Park, and make a trip to Elephant Mountain (aka Nangang District Hiking Trail).

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Taipei trip maker app.

Traveling by train from Hualien to Taipei takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, daytime highs in Taipei are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Taichung.

Things to do in Taipei

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 24:
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 Lukang (Lugang Old Street & Tianhou Temple), Alice's Garden (in Changhua City) and Wangong Fishing Light (in Fangyuan). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Gaomei Wetland, don't miss a visit to Taan Railway Wenhua Yuanqu, head outdoors with HouFeng Bikeway, and explore the world behind art at National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts.

To see traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Taichung road trip planning site.

Getting from Taipei to Taichung by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can drive to Chiayi County.

Things to do in Taichung

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 24 — 30:
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 (Chiayi Park & Jiayi Lan Pond Dam Scenic Area). The adventure continues: head outdoors with Eryanping Trail, delve into the lush surroundings at Alishan National Forest Recreation Area, visit Fenchihu Old Town, and don't miss a visit to Bei Gang Old Street.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Chiayi County tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Taichung to Chiayi County in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kaohsiung.

Things to do in Chiayi County

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 30 — 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kaohsiung: Tainan Metropolitan Park (in Xigang), Wander (in Anping) and Hengchun (Kenting National Park & Longpan Park). There's lots more to do: stroll around Xiao Liu Qiu, head outdoors with Ai He (Love River), get a sense of history and politics at Kaohsiung Main Public Library, and gain insight at National Cheng Kung University.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Kaohsiung online trip maker.

You can drive from Chiayi County to Kaohsiung in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in November, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to 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 ©
On the 13th (Sun), step off the mainland to explore Penghu Islands, then stop by Hakusakyo Town, then don't miss a visit to Penghu Wanganyu, and finally get great views at Kueibishan. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Cimeiyu, then make a trip to Sih Yan Jing, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Penghu Tianhou Temple.

To find maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Penghu travel planning app.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Kaohsiung to Penghu in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kinmen.

Things to do in Penghu

Parks · Nature · 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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): head off the coast to Jiangongyu Islet, then make a trip to Cihu Triangle Fortress, then head off the coast to Kinmen Island, and finally see the interesting displays at Lion Mountain Howitzer Park & Museum. On the next day, explore the striking landscape of Kinmen National Park.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Kinmen trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Penghu to Kinmen takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, train, and car; or do a combination of ferry, train, and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Taoyuan.

Things to do in Kinmen

Parks · Nature · Museums
Find places to stay Nov 14 — 16:
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 17th (Thu), have fun at Taoyuan International Baseball Stadium, gain insight at National Central University, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Shimen Reservoir. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Lala Mountain Nature Reserve and then take in the dramatic scenery at Xiaowulai Waterfall Scenic Area.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Taoyuan journey planner.

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. November in Taoyuan sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 22°C at night. On the 19th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Nantou.

Things to do in Taoyuan

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Nov 16 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Shimen Reservoir ©
Shimen Reservoir
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Hehuanshan (Mt. Hehuan) in Xiulin (about 3h 30 min away). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Sun Moon Lake, head outdoors with Siang Shan Bikeway, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan), and steep yourself in history at Wenwu Temple.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Nantou trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Taoyuan to Nantou in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Nantou are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 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), explore the activities along Shayuan - Fushan Fish Reserve, explore the landscape on two wheels at Guanshan Bicycle Path, and walk around Taidong Forest Park.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Taitung online tour itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Nantou to Taitung takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. Cap off 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