9 days in Taiwan Itinerary

9 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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9 days in Taiwan Itinerary

Start: Singapore
+2
Fly + Subway + Train:  9​h
1
Taichung
— 1 night
Bus:  30​min
2
Nantou
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Alishan
— 1 night
Taxi + Train:  3​h 30​min
4
Taipei
— 2 nights
Train:  15​min
5
New Taipei
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
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.
On the 6th (Fri), get curious at National Museum of Natural Science, identify plant and animal life at Gaomei Wetland, then make a trip to Rainbow Village Taichung, and finally look for gifts at Mark Taiwan.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Taichung route planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Taichung is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. When traveling from Singapore in December, plan for slightly colder days and much colder nights in Taichung: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can catcht the bus to Nantou.

Things to do in Taichung

Wildlife Parks Childrens Museums
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Gaomei Wetland ©
Gaomei Wetland
Rainbow Village Taichung ©
Rainbow Village Taichung
National Museum of Natural Science ©
National Museum of Natural Science

2
nights
Nantou

Nantou ©
Nantou provides good access to the cultural and natural sites of the surrounding county of the same name.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): relax in the rural setting at Sun Moon Lake Toushehuo Basin Recreation Farm, then explore the activities along Sun Moon Lake, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Wenwumiaohoushan Park. Here are some ideas for day two: relax in the rural setting at Cingjing Veterans Farm and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan).

To see traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Nantou trip itinerary planner .

Nantou is just a stone's throw from Taichung. In December, daytime highs in Nantou are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can drive to Alishan.

Things to do in Nantou

Parks Nature
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Sun Moon Lake ©
Sun Moon Lake
Cingjing Veterans Farm ©
Cingjing Veterans Farm
Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan) ©
Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan)

1
night
Alishan

Alishan ©
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): trek along Tashan Trail, delve into the lush surroundings at Alishan National Forest Recreation Area, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shun Bao Fu De Temple, and finally make a trip to Yuyupas.

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You can drive from Nantou to Alishan in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Taipei.

Things to do in Alishan

Parks Nature Trails
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Alishan National Forest Recreation Area ©
Tashan Trail ©
Tashan Trail
Shun Bao Fu De Temple ©
Shun Bao Fu De 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 10th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, then take an in-depth tour of National Palace Museum, and then browse the different shops at Taipei 101. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Ximending, then take an in-depth tour of National Revolutionary Martyrs' Shrine, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Taipei Zoo, and finally don't miss a visit to Elephant Mountain (aka Nangang District Hiking Trail).

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Traveling by combination of taxi and train from Alishan to Taipei takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. December in Taipei sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can catch the train to New Taipei.

Things to do in Taipei

Museums Parks Shopping
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National Palace Museum
National Palace Museum
Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall ©
Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall
Taipei 101 ©
Taipei 101

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): walk around Yeh Liu Geo Park and then shop like a local with Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street). Keep things going the next day: admire the sheer force of Shifen Waterfall and then don't miss a visit to Shifen Old Street.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our New Taipei trip planner .

New Taipei is just a short distance from Taipei. In December in New Taipei, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Taipei

Parks Nature Shopping
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YehLiu Geopark ©
YehLiu Geopark
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) ©
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)
Shifen Old Street ©
Shifen Old Street

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