Whether you’re visiting Taiwan for just a few days or are dedicating a week or more to this inspiring little island, you’ll find it incredibly easy to get to, be it straight from home or as an added extra to your Asian itinerary.
You see, as interest in this unique destination has increased, so too has its accessibility. From the UK, flights usually reach Taiwan via a quick stop off in Hong Kong, Bangkok or Singapore, with total travel time standing at around 14 hours. With some amazing cultural and foodie experiences awaiting you upon arrival, 14 hours on a plane doesn’t seem bad at all, right? And seeing as we can hand pick the most luxurious hotels for your Taiwanese itinerary, you’ll be refreshed and longing to explore in no time. Spending a week discovering what Taiwan has to offer? Then you’ve got 5 full days to enjoy this country’s unique highlight.
Taipei is a must-see, and we’ll make sure you’ve got this astounding city pencilled in. Standing at the top of Taipei 101 – the sixth largest building in the world – will have you enjoying some of the best views to be had on the whole island. We’ll also ensure you’ve got the food scene covered as we take you on food tours through the night markets of Keelung and Tainan as well as have you spending an evening at a gourmet restaurant in Taipei. Looking to delve into Taiwanese culture? Then a spot of temple touring will leave you satisfied. Keen to experience the island’s dramatic landscapes? A trip to the stunning Sun Moon Lake is paramount. The best of Taiwan covered in a week; we told you it was accessible.
Alternatively, Taiwan represents the perfect add-on destination to your travels through China and beyond. Whether you’re flying in from Hong Kong, Singapore or Bangkok, you’ll be on the island in a heartbeat and will be able to truly make the most of a long weekend here. Starting in Taipei, we’d recommend focussing on the central and northern parts of the island. Don’t panic though, these parts of the island have some of the best bits covered. Sun Moon Lake? Check. Taipei? Check. Some of the most inspiring temples? Check.
Taiwan is brimming with exciting experiences, mouth-watering cuisine, inspiring culture and stunning landscapes, so filling your days will be no trouble at all, whether you’re there for four days or 14. No matter how long that flight is; Taiwan is worth it.