13 days in Taiwan Itinerary

13 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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13 days in Taiwan Itinerary

Start: Singapore
+2
Fly + subway + train:  9​h
1
Taichung
— 2 nights
2
New Taipei
— 4 nights
train:  3​h
3
Hualien
— 3 nights
train + taxi:  4​h 30​min
4
Pingtung
— 3 nights
+2
train + subway + Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Singapore

2
nights
Taichung

Taichung ©
Known 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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): get curious at National Museum of Natural Science, look for all kinds of wild species at Kaomei Wetland, and then don't miss a visit to Rainbow Village Taichung. Here are some ideas for day two: relax in the rural setting at Flying Cow Ranch, then have fun and explore at National Taiwan Craft Research and Development Institute, and then examine the collection at Gen.Sun Li-Jen Residence.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Taichung trip itinerary builder .

Singapore, Singapore to Taichung is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. Traveling from Singapore in December, expect nights in Taichung to be cooler, around 15°C, while days are little chillier, around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to take a train to New Taipei.

Things to do in Taichung

Museums Childrens Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

National Taiwan Craft Research and Development Institute, Flying Cow Ranch
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National Museum of Natural Science ©
Kaomei Wetland ©
Kaomei Wetland
Rainbow Village Taichung ©
Rainbow Village Taichung

4
nights
New Taipei

New Taipei
Xinbei, also known as New Taipei City, stands as a newly founded part of the wider Taipei metropolitan area, stretching up from the capital to the island's northern coast.
Get in touch with nature at Yangmingshan National Park and Yeh Liu Geo Park. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) and National Revolutionary Martyrs' Shrine. Step out of New Taipei with an excursion to National Palace Museum in Shilin--about 42 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Ximending, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Taipei Zoo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hsing Tian Kong, and see the interesting displays at National Taiwan Science Education Center.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our New Taipei trip builder website .

Traveling by train from Taichung to New Taipei takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in December, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Hualien.

Things to do in New Taipei

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Taipei
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National Palace Museum
National Palace Museum
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) ©
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)
Taipei 101 ©
Taipei 101

3
nights
Hualien

Hualien ©
Nestled between the sea and the mountains, Hualien boasts a number of attractions, both natural and manmade.
Get outdoors at Chishingtan Scenic Area and Yanzihkou Trail. Change things up with these side-trips from Hualien: Mountain of Hehuanjian (in Nantou) and Sun Moon Lake (in Yuchi). Next up on the itinerary: hike along Taroko Gorge, explore the landscape on two wheels at Green Path, and explore the striking landscape at Ch'ing-shui Cliff.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Hualien tour planner .

Traveling by train from New Taipei to Hualien takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Pingtung.

Things to do in Hualien

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Nantou
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Chishingtan Scenic Area ©
Chishingtan Scenic Area
Taroko Gorge ©
Taroko Gorge
Sun Moon Lake ©
Sun Moon Lake

3
nights
Pingtung

Pingtung ©
Mostly serving as a base for exploring Kenting National Park, Pingtung enjoys a pleasant, subtropical climate, sandy beaches, and a friendly atmosphere.
Museum-lovers will get to explore National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium and Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum. Spend the 13th (Fri) exploring nature at Kenting National Park. There's more to do: make a trip to Kenting Homeone.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Pingtung online travel route planner .

Getting from Hualien to Pingtung by train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pingtung

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trip

Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum
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Kenting National Park ©
Kenting National Park
Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum ©
Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum

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