13 days in Taiwan Itinerary

13 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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13 days in Taiwan Itinerary

Start: Singapore
+2
Fly + subway + train:  8​h
1
Taipei
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
2
Taichung
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 30​min
3
Yuchi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Xiulin
— 2 nights
train:  2​h
5
Taitung City
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Singapore

4
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: Ruifang (Jinguashi Gold Ecological Park & Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at National Palace Museum, contemplate the long history of Taipei Confucius Temple, make a trip to Elephant Mountain (aka Nangang District Hiking Trail), and stroll through Taipei Zoo.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Taipei trip site .

Singapore, Singapore to Taipei is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and subway; or do a combination of flight and subway. In October, Taipei is a bit cooler than Singapore - with highs of 32°C and lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Taichung.

Things to do in Taipei

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

New Taipei
Highlights from your plan
National Palace Museum
National Palace Museum
Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall ©
Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall
Taipei 101 ©
Taipei 101

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): don't miss a visit to Rainbow Village Taichung, then identify plant and animal life at Kaomei Wetland, and then don't miss a visit to Tunghai University.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Taichung trip website .

You can drive from Taipei to Taichung in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Taichung are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Yuchi.

Things to do in Taichung

Parks Wildlife Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Kaomei Wetland ©
Kaomei Wetland
Rainbow Village Taichung ©
Rainbow Village Taichung
Tunghai University ©
Tunghai University

2
nights
Yuchi

Yuchi ©
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Sun Moon Lake, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Xuanguang Temple, and then contemplate the long history of Wenwu Temple. On the next day, make a trip to Ji Ji Xian and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan).

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Yuchi online route planner .

Drive from Taichung to Yuchi in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Yuchi can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can catcht the bus to Xiulin.

Things to do in Yuchi

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nantou
Highlights from your plan
Sun Moon Lake ©
Sun Moon Lake
Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan) ©
Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan)
Wenwu Temple ©
Wenwu Temple

2
nights
Xiulin

Xiulin ©
On the 25th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Tianxiang Scenic Are, appreciate the history behind Eternal Spring Shrine, and then stroll through Taroko Gorge. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the views at Mukumugi Valley, then stroll through Chishingtan Scenic Area, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Xiangde Temple.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Xiulin trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by bus from Yuchi to Xiulin takes 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Taitung City.

Things to do in Xiulin

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Chishingtan Scenic Area
Highlights from your plan
Taroko Gorge ©
Taroko Gorge
Chishingtan Scenic Area ©
Chishingtan Scenic Area
Mukumugi Valley ©
Mukumugi Valley

2
nights
Taitung City

Taitung City ©
On the 27th (Sat), head off the coast to Green Island and then don't miss a visit to Baoting Art Center. On the next day, stroll through Taidong Forest Park, experience rural life at Chu Lu Ranch, and then experience rural life at Lu Yeh High Land.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Taitung City trip planner .

Traveling by train from Xiulin to Taitung City takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Taitung City

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Taitung
Highlights from your plan
Taidong Forest Park ©
Taidong Forest Park
Green Island ©
Green Island
Tiehuacun ©
Tiehuacun

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