15 days in Taiwan Itinerary

15 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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15 days in Taiwan Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Kaohsiung
— 3 nights
train:  2​h
2
Taichung
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Jiaoxi
— 1 night
train:  30​min
4
Wujie
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
5
Taipei
— 4 nights
+2
train + subway + Fly:  8​h
End: Singapore


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3
nights
Kaohsiung

Kaohsiung ©
A small trading town in the 17th century, Kaohsiung now stands as a sprawling metropolis, its harbor representing the largest on the island.
Get some historical perspective at Fo Guang Shan and Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia). Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum and Wan Jin Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Go for a jaunt from Kaohsiung to Anping to see Anping Guanyinting about 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: browse the different shops at Taroko Park, view the masterpieces at The Pier-2 Art Centre, admire the striking features of Kaohsiung Main Public Library, and get to know the fascinating history of Fengshan Chenghuang Temple.

For where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Kaohsiung trip maker site .

Singapore, Singapore to Kaohsiung is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. Traveling from Singapore in December, things will get slightly colder in Kaohsiung: highs are around 29°C and lows about 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Taichung.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Tainan, Wan Jin Church
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Fo Guang Shan ©
Fo Guang Shan
Taroko Park ©
Taroko Park
Wan Jin Church ©
Wan Jin Church

4
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ali Mountain (Alishan) and Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan). Visiting Alishan National Forest Recreation Area and Kaomei Wetland will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Taichung: Yuchi (Wenwu Temple & Sun Moon Lake) and Lukang (Lukang & Lugang Old Street). The adventure continues: engage your brain at National Museum of Natural Science and look for gifts at Mark Taiwan.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Taichung trip builder tool .

You can take a train from Kaohsiung to Taichung in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In December, Taichung is little chillier than Kaohsiung - with highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to drive to Jiaoxi.

Things to do in Taichung

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Nantou, Changhua, Alishan National Forest Recreation Area
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Ali Mountain (Alishan) ©
Ali Mountain (Alishan)
National Museum of Natural Science ©
National Museum of Natural Science
Lugang Old Street ©
Lugang Old Street

1
night
Jiaoxi

Jiaoxi ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Wufengchi Waterfall, take in the natural beauty of Jiaosi Hot Spring, and then examine the collection at Lanyang Museum.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Jiaoxi vacation builder .

Traveling by car from Taichung to Jiaoxi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Jiaoxi are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Wujie.

Things to do in Jiaoxi

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Lanyang Museum
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Lanyang Museum ©
Lanyang Museum

2
nights
Wujie

Wujie ©
On the 22nd (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Dongshan River Forest Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Yilan Sancing Temple, then explore the activities along Meihua Lake, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Shanfa Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, then enjoy the sand and surf at Neipi Beach, and then stop by Nanning Fish Market.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Wujie vacation planner.

Wujie is very close to Jiaoxi. In December, daytime highs in Wujie are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Taipei.

Things to do in Wujie

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trips

Dongshan, Su'ao, Shanfa Temple
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Meihua Lake ©
Meihua Lake
Neipi Beach ©
Neipi Beach
Yilan Sancing Temple ©
Yilan Sancing Temple

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.
Popular historic sites such as Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) and Hsing Tian Kong are in your itinerary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Beauty Works Tokyo and Taipei Confucius Temple. The adventure continues: buy something for everyone on your list at Taipei 101, take a stroll through Ximending, don't miss a visit to Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, and meet the residents at Taipei Zoo.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Taipei vacation maker .

Traveling by car from Wujie to Taipei takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Taipei

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)
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National Palace Museum
National Palace Museum
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) ©
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)
Taipei Confucius Temple ©
Taipei Confucius Temple

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