31 days in Macau & Taiwan Itinerary

31 days in Macau & Taiwan Itinerary

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Macau, China
— 6 nights
Fly
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Taichung, Taiwan
— 4 nights
Drive
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Yuchi, Taiwan
— 3 nights
Drive
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Pingtung City, Taiwan
— 2 nights
Drive
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Hengchun, Taiwan
— 4 nights
Drive
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Tainan, Taiwan
— 3 nights
Fly
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Xiulin, Taiwan
— 2 nights
Train
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Taipei, Taiwan
— 5 nights

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Macau, China — 6 nights

Vacation in Macau to discover one of the world's richest cities organized as an autonomous region of China that, until 1999, was administered by Portugal.
Macau is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and casinos. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Ruins of St. Paul's, explore the world behind art at Macau Museum of Art, don't miss a visit to Largo do Senado (Senado Square), and head off the coast to Coloane.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Macau holiday maker.

Beirut, Lebanon to Macau is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Beirut to Macau is 6 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Taichung.
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Taichung, Taiwan — 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.
Explore Taichung's surroundings by going to Paper-cut Art Village (in Huwei), Alishan (Alishan National Forest Recreation Area & Alishan Museum) and Meishan (36 Curve Road & Longgong Waterfall). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Wenchang Gongmiao, visit Rainbow Village Taichung, engage your brain at National Museum of Natural Science, and admire the masterpieces at Western Museum.

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You can fly from Macau to Taichung in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, train, and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. In March, daily temperatures in Taichung can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Yuchi.
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Yuchi, Taiwan — 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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Yuchi: Ren'ai Township (Hehuanshan National Forest Recreation Area & Cingjing Veterans Farm) and Chung Tai World Museum (in Puli). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Sun Moon Lake, contemplate the long history of Wenwu Temple, explore the striking landscape of Wenwumiaohoushan Park, and find something for the whole family at Formosan Aboriginal Culture Village.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Yuchi road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Taichung to Yuchi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in March, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can drive to Pingtung City.
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Pingtung City, Taiwan — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): ponder the world of politics at Zhutianyiyuan and then don't miss a visit to Dragonfly Art Studio. On your second day here, make a trip to Donglong Temple, see some colorful creatures with Liuqiu Dive, then steep yourself in history at Sheng Li New Estate - General's House, and finally make a trip to Victorystar In Pingtung Zone.

To see maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Pingtung City day trip planning website.

You can drive from Yuchi to Pingtung City in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yuchi in March: high temperatures in Pingtung City hover around 31°C and lows are around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to drive to Hengchun.
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Hengchun, Taiwan — 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 18th (Sat) exploring nature at Kenting National Park. The adventure continues: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium, kick back and relax at Shadao Ecological Reserve, don't miss a visit to Kenting Homeone, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Hengchun trip tool.

You can drive from Pingtung City to Hengchun in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Hengchun can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Tainan.
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Tainan, Taiwan — 3 nights

The oldest city in the country, Tainan stood as the island's capital during feudal times.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tainan: Xiziwan (in Gushan), Zuoying (Dragon Tiger Tower & Lianchi (Lotus) Lake) and Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum (in Dashu District). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Chimei Museum, get a dose of the wild on Beutic Private Tour, appreciate the extensive heritage of Anping Guanyinting, and take in panoramic vistas at Kaohsiung Main Public Library.

For other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Tainan online trip builder.

Drive from Hengchun to Tainan in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Xiulin.
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Xiulin, Taiwan — 2 nights

Xiulin Township or Sioulin Township is a mountain indigenous township of Hualien County, Taiwan. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): Head underground at Cave of Water Curtain, trek along Taroko Gorge, and then trek along Baiyang Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Aohua Waterfall, explore the striking landscape at Ch'ing-shui Cliff, then pause for some photo ops at Eternal Spring Shrine, and finally hike along Shakadang Trail.

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Traveling by flight from Tainan to Xiulin takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Taipei.
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Taipei, Taiwan — 5 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.
Explore Taipei's surroundings by going to Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) (in Ruifang), YehLiu Geopark (in Wanli) and Jinbaoli Cihu Temple (in Jinshan). Spend the 31st (Fri) exploring nature at Yangmingshan National Park. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of National Palace Museum, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Taipei Zoo, make a trip to Elephant Mountain (aka Nangang District Hiking Trail), and pause for some photo ops at Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Taipei travel route builder website.

Getting from Xiulin to Taipei by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 17°C.
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Find places to stay Mar 26 — 31:

Taiwan travel guide

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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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