25 days in Hong Kong, Taipei & Hualien Itinerary

25 days in Hong Kong, Taipei & Hualien Itinerary

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Hong Kong, China
— 8 nights
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Taipei, Taiwan
— 9 nights
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Ji'an, Taiwan
— 3 nights
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Xiulin, Taiwan
— 4 nights
Drive to Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, Fly to Hanoi

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Hong Kong, China — 8 nights

Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Visit Repulse Bay Beach and Shek O Beach for some beach relaxation. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Y-3 (Elements) and Kowloon Park. Pack the 3rd (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Hong Kong Disneyland. Spend the 4th (Fri) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Ocean Park. There's much more to do: trek along Dragon's Back, engage your brain at Hong Kong Space Museum, head off the coast to Lamma Island, and enjoy breathtaking views from Victoria Peak (The Peak).

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Hong Kong day trip site.

Hanoi, Vietnam to Hong Kong is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Indochina Time (ICT) to Hong Kong Standard Time (HKT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. November in Hong Kong sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can fly to Taipei.
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Taipei, Taiwan — 9 nights

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 explore the less-touristy side of things at Yangmingshan National Park and Dihua Street. Shop till you drop at Taipei 101 and Uni-UStyle Taipei Store. Change things up with these side-trips from Taipei: Shifen Old Street (in Pingxi), YehLiu Geopark (in Wanli) and Jiaoxi (Wufengchi Waterfall & Jiaosi Hot Spring). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at MyTaiwanTour Travel Services, enjoy the sand and surf at Yilan Lover's Bay, get to know the resident critters at Taipei Zoo, and deepen your understanding at National Taiwan University.

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Traveling by flight from Hong Kong to Taipei takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, ferry, and taxi; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. In November, daily temperatures in Taipei can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can fly to Ji'an.
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Ji'an, Taiwan — 3 nights

Ji'an Township, is a rural township in Hualien County, Taiwan. Get outdoors at Chishingtan Scenic Area and Bai Bao Xi. Step off the beaten path and head to Island Life Taiwan Adventures & Experiences and Uniquefun. There's more to do: trek along Yanzihkou Trail (Swallow Grotto) and stop by Shi Guang Er Shou Book Store.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Ji'an day trip planner.

Fly from Taipei to Ji'an in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Xiulin.
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Xiulin, Taiwan — 4 nights

Xiulin Township or Sioulin Township is a mountain indigenous township of Hualien County, Taiwan. Step out of the city life by going to Ch'ing-shui Cliff and Su-Hua Highway. Step off the beaten path and head to Zhuilu Old Trail and Jinyue Waterfall. There's much more to do: hike along Shakadang Trail, appreciate the views at Mukumugi Valley, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Baiyang Trail.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Xiulin trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ji'an to Xiulin takes 4 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel back home.
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