10 days in Taiwan Itinerary

10 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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10 days in Taiwan Itinerary

Start: Singapore
+2
Fly + foot + train:  11​h
1
Hualien
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
2
Taipei
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Nantou
— 2 nights
bus:  30​min
4
Taichung
— 2 nights
+2
train + subway + Fly:  9​h
End: Singapore

2
nights
Hualien

Hualien ©
Nestled between the sea and the mountains, Hualien boasts a number of attractions, both natural and manmade.
On the 25th (Fri), hike along Yanzihkou Trail, then hike along Taroko Gorge, and then explore the activities along Chishingtan Scenic Area. On your second day here, pause for some photo ops at Eternal Spring Shrine and then don't miss a visit to Ch'ing-shui Cliff.

For maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Hualien route planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Hualien is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Taipei.

Things to do in Hualien

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Taroko Gorge ©
Taroko Gorge
Ch'ing-shui Cliff ©
Ch'ing-shui Cliff
Chishingtan Scenic Area ©
Chishingtan Scenic Area

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Taipei: Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) (in Ruifang) and Yeh Liu Geo Park (in Wanli). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of National Palace Museum, get to know the resident critters at Taipei Zoo, take a stroll through Ximending, and make a trip to Elephant Mountain (aka Nangang District Hiking Trail).

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Taipei road trip app .

Traveling by train from Hualien to Taipei takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daytime highs in Taipei are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Nantou.

Things to do in Taipei

Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trip

New Taipei
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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
Nantou

Nantou ©
Nantou provides good access to the cultural and natural sites of the surrounding county of the same name.
On the 30th (Wed), explore the striking landscape of Wenwumiaohoushan Park, then contemplate the waterfront views at Sun Moon Lake, and then experience rural life at Sun Moon Lake Toushehuo Basin Recreation Farm. On your second day here, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan) and then experience rural life at Cingjing Veterans Farm.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Nantou trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Taipei to Nantou in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In October in Nantou, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can take a bus to Taichung.

Things to do in Nantou

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

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Kaomei Wetland, look for gifts at Yu Jan Shin Main Store, and then let little ones run wild at Zhenqian Renai Park. On the 2nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Dakeng No.2 Trail.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Taichung vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Taichung is very close to Nantou. In October, daytime highs in Taichung are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Taichung

Parks Trails Wildlife
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Kaomei Wetland ©
Kaomei Wetland

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