29 days in Taiwan Itinerary

29 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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Fly
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Taipei
— 6 nights
Train
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Taichung
— 4 nights
Drive
3
Yuchi
— 4 nights
Drive
4
Hengchun
— 4 nights
Drive
5
Kaohsiung
— 5 nights
Fly
6
Xiulin
— 4 nights
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Taipei — 6 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Leofoo Village Theme Park (in Guanxi), Ruifang (Keelung Mountain & Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)) and YehLiu Geopark (in Wanli). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, appreciate the history behind National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall, take in the natural beauty of Beitou Hot Spring, and admire the landmark architecture of Taipei 101.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Taipei tour itinerary planner.

Charleston, USA to Taipei is an approximately 29-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Taipei Standard Time is 13 hours. Traveling from Charleston in March, you will find days in Taipei are a bit warmer (71°F), and nights are much hotter (59°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Taichung.
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Taichung — 4 nights

Known for 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Huwei Chifa Matsu Temple (in Huwei) and Hehuanshan National Forest Recreation Area (in Ren'ai Township). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Gaomei Wetland, examine the collection at Gen.Sun Li-Jen Residence, make a trip to Painted Animation Lane, and engage your brain at National Museum of Natural Science.

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Traveling by train from Taipei to Taichung takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. March in Taichung sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 57°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can go by car to Yuchi.
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Yuchi — 4 nights

Yuchi Township is a rural township in the center of Nantou County, Taiwan.HistoryFormerly called Go-sia-poAdministrative divisionsThe township comprises 13 villages: Dalin, Dayan, Gonghe, Riyue, Shuishe, Toushe, Tungchi, Tungguang, Wucheng, Wudeng, Xincheng, Yuchi and Zhongming.Tourist attractions Cih-en Pagoda Dajhu Lake Waterbirds Reserve Formosan Aboriginal Culture Village Kong-ming Temple Lalu Lalu Island Peacock Park Shuei-she Mountain Sun Moon Lake Syuentzang Temple Wen Wu TempleTransportationProvincial Highway No. Get out of town with these interesting Yuchi side-trips: Chung Tai World Museum (in Puli) and Cingjing Veterans Farm (in Ren'ai Township). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Sun Moon Lake, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jinlong Mountain, admire the landmark architecture of Wenwu Temple, and get in on the family fun at Formosan Aboriginal Culture Village.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Yuchi trip tool.

You can drive from Taichung to Yuchi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In March, daytime highs in Yuchi are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can drive to Hengchun.
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Hengchun — 4 nights

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.
Spend the 26th (Sun) exploring nature at Kenting National Park. And it doesn't end there: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take in the dramatic scenery at Cikong Waterfalls, take in the awesome beauty at Kenting Dajianshan, and enjoy the sand and surf at Shadao Ecological Reserve.

To find reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Hengchun journey planner.

Traveling by car from Yuchi to Hengchun takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Yuchi in March; daily highs in Hengchun reach 80°F and lows reach 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can drive to Kaohsiung.
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Kaohsiung — 5 nights

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: Pingtung City (Victorystar In Pingtung Zone & Liuqiu Dive), Chimei Museum (in Rende) and Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia) (in West Central District). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Kaohsiung Main Public Library, make a trip to Donglong Temple, and stroll around Xiziwan.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Kaohsiung day trip planning app.

Getting from Hengchun to Kaohsiung by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in March, and nighttime lows around 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Xiulin.
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Xiulin — 4 nights

Xiulin Township or Sioulin Township is a mountain indigenous township of Hualien County, Taiwan. Xiulin is known for trails, nature, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: hike along Taroko Gorge, make a trip to Chongde Bay, tour the pleasant surroundings at Baiyang Trail, and Head underground at Cave of Water Curtain.

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You can fly from Kaohsiung to Xiulin in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel back home.
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Heart of Asia
A sliver of land just off China's east coastline, Taiwan represents one of the world's most densely populated countries--and one of Asia's most powerful economies. History buffs on a tour of Taiwan will discover ancient artifacts stored at outstanding national museums narrating nearly 10,000 years of Asia's history. Those interested in more active pursuits can organize a Taiwan itinerary around its modern mountain resorts, well-developed beaches, and protected forests sheltering hundreds of species of native plant and animal life. Begin your visit in Taipei, a vibrant capital city with a thriving entertainment scene, relatively inexpensive accommodations, and an eclectic culinary scene.
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