9 days in Taiwan Itinerary

9 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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Hengchun
— 1 night
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Hualien
— 4 nights
3
Taipei
— 2 nights

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): browse the exhibits of National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. On the 25th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kenting National Park.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Hengchun journey planning website.

London, UK to Hengchun is an approximately 21-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from London to Hengchun due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in August, you will find days in Hengchun are somewhat warmer (37°C), and nights are warmer (30°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can go by car to Hualien.

Things to do in Hengchun

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium
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Kenting National Park ©
Kenting National Park
Scuba & Snorkeling
National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium ©

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Hualien

Hualien ©
Nestled between the sea and the mountains, Hualien boasts a number of attractions, both natural and manmade.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Dolphin and Whale Watching-Turumoan Company and Island Life Taiwan Adventures & Experiences. Take a break from the city and head to Sixty Rock Mountain and Mukumugi Valley. Go for a jaunt from Hualien to Chenggong Township to see Sanxiantai about 1h 55 min away. Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Yanzihkou Trail (Swallow Grotto), don't miss a visit to Sixty Stone Mountain - Mt. Liushidan, explore the fascinating underground world of Tunnel of Nine Turns Trail, and admire the sheer force of Waterfalls.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Hualien online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Hengchun to Hualien in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Taipei.

Things to do in Hualien

Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Sanxiantai
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Mukumugi Valley ©
Mukumugi Valley
Island Life Taiwan Adventures & Experiences ©
Shakadang Trail ©
Shakadang Trail

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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.
On the 30th (Sun), take in the dramatic natural features at YehLiu Geopark, then see the interesting displays at National Palace Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Lungshan Temple, and finally appreciate the history behind Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Taipei visit planning app.

You can take a train from Hualien to Taipei in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Taipei

Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

YehLiu Geopark
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National Palace Museum
National Palace Museum
YehLiu Geopark ©
YehLiu Geopark
Taipei 101 ©
Taipei 101

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