12 days in Taiwan Itinerary

12 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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12 days in Taiwan Itinerary

Start: Singapore
+2
Fly + Subway + Train:  9 h
1
Taichung
— 6 nights
Bus:  30 min
2
Nantou
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Taipei
— 2 nights
Fly:  10 h
End: Singapore

6
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Taiwan Balloon Museum, Lihpao Land, HouFeng Bikeway, and other attractions. Attractions like Formosan Aboriginal Culture Village and National Museum of Natural Science make great kid-friendly stops. Get out of town with these interesting Taichung side-trips: Ren'ai Township (Cingjing Veterans Farm & Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan)), Ali Mountain (Alishan) (in Xinyi Township) and Sun Moon Lake (in Yuchi). There's lots more to do: delve into the lush surroundings at Alishan National Forest Recreation Area, look for all kinds of wild species at Kaomei Wetland, take a stroll through Rainbow Village Taichung, and look for gifts at Mark Taiwan.

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Singapore, Singapore to Taichung is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. Traveling from Singapore in November, expect Taichung to be slightly colder, temps between 30°C and 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to take a bus to Nantou.

Things to do in Taichung

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Nantou, Alishan National Forest Recreation Area
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Sun Moon Lake ©
Sun Moon Lake
Formosan Aboriginal Culture Village ©

2
nights
Nantou

Nantou ©
Nantou provides good access to the cultural and natural sites of the surrounding county of the same name.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sunmoonlake Stand Up Paddleboarding TiaoLangban SUP. Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): glide peacefully along the water with Sunmoonlake Stand Up Paddleboarding TiaoLangban SUP and then take in the awesome beauty at Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan). Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Wenwu Temple and then get in on the family fun at Formosan Aboriginal Culture Village.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Nantou itinerary tool .

Nantou is very close to Taichung. In December in Nantou, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Taipei.

Things to do in Nantou

Theme Parks Parks Nature
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Formosan Aboriginal Culture Village ©
Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan) ©
Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan)
Wenwu Temple ©
Wenwu Temple

2
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 5th (Thu): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Taipei Zoo and then take in the dramatic natural features at Yeh Liu Geo Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at National Revolutionary Martyrs' Shrine and then take an in-depth tour of National Palace Museum.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Taipei journey maker .

Getting from Taichung to Taipei by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In December in Taipei, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Taipei

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trip

YehLiu Geopark
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Taipei Zoo ©
Taipei Zoo
YehLiu Geopark ©
YehLiu Geopark
National Palace Museum
National Palace Museum

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