13 days in Taiwan Itinerary

13 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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13 days in Taiwan Itinerary

Start: Singapore
+2
Fly + foot + train:  11​h
1
Hualien
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Dongshan
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Taipei
— 2 nights
train:  15​min
4
New Taipei
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
5
Taichung
— 2 nights
+2
train + subway + Fly:  9​h
End: Singapore

3
nights
Hualien

Hualien ©
Nestled between the sea and the mountains, Hualien boasts a number of attractions, both natural and manmade.
Take a break from the city and head to Taroko Gorge and Yanzihkou Trail. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Chishingtan Scenic Area, tour the pleasant surroundings at Shakadang Trail, appreciate the views at Emerald valley, and explore the striking landscape at Ch'ing-shui Cliff.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more 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 up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Dongshan.

Things to do in Hualien

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

1
night
Dongshan

Dongshan ©
On the 18th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Dongshan River Forest Park, then contemplate the waterfront views at Meihua Lake, and then admire the landmark architecture of Zhaoyinggong.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Dongshan trip itinerary maker .

You can take a train from Hualien to Dongshan in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Dongshan can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to Taipei.

Things to do in Dongshan

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Zhaoyinggong
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Meihua Lake ©
Meihua Lake

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Plaza Premium Lounge - Taoyuan Terminal 2. Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): travel in style at Plaza Premium Lounge - Taoyuan Terminal 2, look for gifts at Unitai, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Taipei Zoo, and finally browse the different shops at Taipei 101. Keep things going the next day: pause for some photo ops at Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, then take a stroll through Ximending, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Beitou Spring.

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Traveling by bus from Dongshan to Taipei takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Taipei can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to New Taipei.

Things to do in Taipei

Parks Shopping Zoos & Aquariums
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Taipei Zoo ©
Taipei Zoo
Taipei 101 ©
Taipei 101
Ximending
Ximending

4
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.
Get in touch with nature at Yeh Liu Geo Park and Keelung River. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around New Taipei: Lala Mountain Nature Reserve (in Fuxing District) and Leofoo Village Theme Park (in Guanxi). There's much more to do: hunt for treasures at Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street), make a trip to Shifen Waterfall Walk Area, admire the sheer force of Shifen Waterfall, and get to know the fascinating history of Yonglian Temple.

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New Taipei is just a stone's throw from Taipei. September in New Taipei sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Taichung.

Things to do in New Taipei

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lala Mountain Nature Reserve, Leofoo Village Theme Park
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YehLiu Geopark ©
YehLiu Geopark
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) ©
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)
Leofoo Village Theme Park ©
Leofoo Village Theme Park

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 25th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Kaomei Wetland and then make a trip to Rainbow Village Taichung. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pusasi, then look for gifts at Mark Taiwan, and then engage your brain at National Museum of Natural Science.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Taichung day trip planning site .

You can take a train from New Taipei to Taichung in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in September, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Taichung

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

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