7 days in Taichung & Taipei Itinerary

7 days in Taichung & Taipei Itinerary

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7 days in Taichung & Taipei Itinerary

Start: Singapore
+2
Fly + Subway + Train:  9​h
1
Taichung
— 3 nights
Train:  1​h 45​min
2
Taipei
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h
End: Singapore

3
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan) and National Museum of Natural Science. Step out of Taichung to go to Yuchi and see Wenwu Temple, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. And it doesn't end there: admire all the interesting features of Wuling Farm, see the interesting displays at 921 Earthquake Museum of Taiwan, don't miss a visit to Tunghai University, and explore the world behind art at National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts.

To see maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Taichung travel route planner.

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 slightly colder, around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Taipei.

Things to do in Taichung

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

Nantou
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National Museum of Natural Science ©
National Museum of Natural Science
Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan) ©
Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan)
Wuling Farm ©
Wuling Farm

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): buy something for everyone on your list at Taipei 101 and then get to know the fascinating history of Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street). On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hsing Tian Kong, examine the collection at National Palace Museum, and then explore and take pictures at National Taiwan University.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Taipei road trip planning site .

Getting from Taichung to Taipei by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in December, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Taipei

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

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