5 days in Taichung, Nantou & Hualien Itinerary

5 days in Taichung, Nantou & Hualien Itinerary

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5 days in Taichung, Nantou & Hualien Itinerary

Start: Singapore
+2
Fly + subway + train:  9​h
1
Taichung
— 1 night
bus:  30​min
2
Nantou
— 1 night
train:  5​h 15​min
3
Hualien
— 2 nights
+2
train + foot + Fly:  11​h
End: Singapore

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Gaomei Wetland, then hike along Dakeng No.2 Trail, then stop by Mark Taiwan, and finally try for a hole-in-one at Minigolf Taichung.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Taichung online trip itinerary planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Taichung is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. In November, Taichung is a bit cooler than Singapore - with highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can take a bus to Nantou.

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Gaomei Wetland ©
Gaomei Wetland
Mark Taiwan ©
Mark Taiwan

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Nantou

Nantou ©
Nantou provides good access to the cultural and natural sites of the surrounding county of the same name.
On the 25th (Mon), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jinlong Mountain and then contemplate the waterfront views at Sun Moon Lake.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Nantou online trip itinerary planner .

Nantou is just a stone's throw from Taichung. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in November, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Hualien.

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Sun Moon Lake ©
Sun Moon Lake

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Hualien

Hualien ©
Nestled between the sea and the mountains, Hualien boasts a number of attractions, both natural and manmade.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): kick back and relax at Chishingtan Scenic Area and then trek along Taroko Gorge.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Hualien trip builder site .

Take a train from Nantou to Hualien in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

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Taroko Gorge ©
Taroko Gorge
Chishingtan Scenic Area ©
Chishingtan Scenic Area

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