16 days in Taiwan Itinerary

16 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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16 days in Taiwan Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly + Drive:  7​h
1
Yilan City
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Miaoli City
— 5 nights
Drive:  45​min
3
Hsinchu
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Taipei
— 4 nights
+2
train + subway + Fly:  10​h
End: Singapore


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4
nights
Yilan City

Yilan City ©
Yilan City is a city and the county seat of Yilan County, Taiwan. Step out of the city life by going to Wufengchi Waterfall and Yilan Longtan Lake. Discover out-of-the-way places like Jiaosi Hot Spring and King Car Kavalan Distillery. The adventure continues: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, don't miss a visit to Jimi Square - Yilan Station, witness a stunning natural landmark at Hot Spring Onion, and examine the collection at Yilan Museum of Literature.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Yilan City trip planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Yilan City is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Singapore in December, expect nights in Yilan City to be slightly colder, around 18°C, while days are colder, around 23°C. On the 6th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Miaoli City.

Things to do in Yilan City

Parks Nature Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Jiaoxi, Chili Hunter -Wenchuang Shop, King Car Kavalan Distillery
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Hot Spring Onion ©
Hot Spring Onion
Yilan Sports Park ©
Yilan Sports Park
Jimi Square - Yilan Station ©
Jimi Square - Yilan Station

5
nights
Miaoli City

Miaoli City ©
Discover out-of-the-way places like Flying Cow Ranch and Sih Yue Syue Trail. Visiting Huoyan Mountain Natural Ecological Reserve Park and Yong He Bikeway will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Miaoli City: Guanwu Forest Recreation Area (in Zhunan), Manapan Mountain Trail (in Dahu Township) and Sanyi Shuei Mei Wood Sculpture Street (in Sanyi).

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Miaoli City online visit planner .

Drive from Yilan City to Miaoli City in 2 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Hsinchu.

Things to do in Miaoli City

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Sanyi, Tongluo, Flying Cow Ranch, Guanwu Forest Recreation Area, Manapan Mountain Trail
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Taiwan Hakka Museum ©
Taiwan Hakka Museum
Flying Cow Ranch ©
Flying Cow Ranch
Tongluo Tea Factory ©
Tongluo Tea Factory

2
nights
Hsinchu

Hsinchu ©
On a trip to Hsinchu, an industrial hub in Northern Taiwan, you can combine pleasant walks in the parks and along the harbor with wider explorations in the area.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Zhongru Temple.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Hsinchu day trip planner .

Getting from Miaoli City to Hsinchu by car takes about an hour. In December in Hsinchu, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 17°C at night. You will leave for Taipei on the 13th (Fri).

Things to do in Hsinchu

Wildlife Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Zhongru Temple
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Siangshan Wetland ©
Siangshan Wetland
Big City ©
Big City
Jhulian Temple ©
Jhulian Temple

4
nights
Taipei

Taipei ©
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 Dihua Street and Taipei Children's Amusement Park. Escape the urban bustle at Heping Island Park and Qingren Trail. Get out of town with these interesting Taipei side-trips: Wulai (in Wulai) and Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) (in Ruifang). There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Taipei 101, stroll through Keelung River Right Bank Bike Trail, let little ones run wild at Beauty Works Tokyo, and wander the streets of Ximending.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Taipei trip planning tool .

You can drive from Hsinchu to Taipei in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. December in Taipei sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 18°C at night. On the 17th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Taipei

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trips

New Taipei, Heping Island Park
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Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) ©
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)
Taipei 101 ©
Taipei 101
Dihua Street ©
Dihua Street

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