15 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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Taipei — 5 nights

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Taipei side-trips: Huang Gang Fishing Port (in Jinshan), YehLiu Geopark (in Wanli) and Tian Yuen Temple (in Tamsui). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the history behind Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, take in the spiritual surroundings of Lungshan Temple, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Taipei Zoo, and make a trip to Elephant Mountain (aka Nangang District Hiking Trail).

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Taipei online travel route planner.

Nimes, France to Taipei is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Taipei Standard Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. Traveling from Nimes in March, things will get somewhat warmer in Taipei: highs are around 25°C and lows about 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Xiulin.
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Xiulin — 2 nights

Xiulin Township or Sioulin Township is a mountain indigenous township of Hualien County, Taiwan. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): get outside with Su-Hua Highway, don't miss a visit to Ch'ing-shui Cliff, then hike along Zhuilu Old Trail, and finally trek along Shakadang Trail. Keep things going the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of Water Curtain, trek along Taroko Gorge, and then trek along Baiyang Trail.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Xiulin trip maker site.

Traveling by train from Taipei to Xiulin takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can fly to Pingtung City.
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Pingtung City — 2 nights

On the 13th (Mon), make a trip to Donglong Temple, then see some colorful creatures with Liuqiu Dive, then contemplate the long history of Sheng Li New Estate - General's House, and finally make a trip to Victorystar In Pingtung Zone. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to National Pingtung University of Science and Technology, take in the pleasant sights at Silin walking trail, then don't miss a visit to Dragonfly Art Studio, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Wan Jin Church.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Pingtung City trip planner.

You can fly from Xiulin to Pingtung City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March in Pingtung City, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Yuchi.
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Yuchi — 3 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 Ren'ai Township (Hehuanshan National Forest Recreation Area & Cingjing Veterans Farm). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Sun Moon Lake, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jinlong Mountain, and contemplate the long history of Wenwu Temple.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Yuchi trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Pingtung City to Yuchi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Pingtung City in March, things will get little chillier in Yuchi: highs are around 26°C and lows about 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.
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Taiwan travel guide

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.