7 days in Taiwan Itinerary

7 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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Taipei
— 2 nights
2
Hengchun
— 1 night
3
Nantou
— 2 nights

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30

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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Dalongdong Bao An Temple and U-mkt. Do some cultural sightseeing at Lungshan Temple and National Palace Museum. Go for a jaunt from Taipei to Ruifang to see Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) about 46 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the history behind Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, shop like a local with Taipei 101, take an in-depth tour of National Revolutionary Martyrs' Shrine, and contemplate the long history of Heritage And Culture Education Center Of Taipei.

For photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Taipei online travel planner.

Edinburgh, UK to Taipei is an approximately 19-hour flight. Traveling from Edinburgh to Taipei, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. In January, Taipei is much warmer than Edinburgh - with highs of 22°C and lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Hengchun.

Things to do in Taipei

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Lungshan Temple ©
Lungshan Temple
Dalongdong Bao An Temple ©
Dalongdong Bao An Temple
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) ©
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)

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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.
On the 28th (Thu), examine the collection at National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Hengchun journey website.

Do a combination of train and bus from Taipei to Hengchun in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from Taipei in January, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Hengchun: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Nantou.

Things to do in Hengchun

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Wildlife

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Scuba & Snorkeling
National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium ©

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Nantou

Nantou ©
Nantou provides good access to the cultural and natural sites of the surrounding county of the same name.
On the 29th (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Ali Mountain (Alishan) and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Huwei Chifa Matsu Temple.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Nantou trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Hengchun to Nantou takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Hengchun in January: high temperatures in Nantou hover around 22°C and lows are around 14°C. You will leave for home on the 30th (Sat).

Things to do in Nantou

Nature · Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites

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Ali Mountain (Alishan) ©
Ali Mountain (Alishan)
Huwei Chifa Matsu Temple ©
Huwei Chifa Matsu Temple

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