5 days in Taipei & Taichung Itinerary

5 days in Taipei & Taichung Itinerary

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5 days in Taipei & Taichung Itinerary

Start: Taipei
1
Taipei
— 2 nights
High Speed Rail:  30​min
2
Taichung
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
End: Taoyuan District

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 Shilin Night Market, Beitou Hot Spring, ATT 4 FUN, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): take in the natural beauty of Beitou Hot Spring, take a stroll through Ximending, then stop by ATT 4 FUN, then browse the different shops at Taipei 101, and finally hunt for treasures at Shilin Night Market. On the 11th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Shifen Old Street, take in the dramatic scenery at Shifen Waterfall, browse the eclectic array of goods at Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street), then look for gifts at Wu Fen Pu (Wufenpu Garment Wholesale Area), and finally hunt for treasures at Raohe Street Night Market.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Taipei route planner.

If you are flying in from Singapore, the closest major airports are Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, Taipei Songshan Airport and Taichung Ching Chuang Kang Airport. In January, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Taichung.

Things to do in Taipei

Shopping Nature Parks

Side Trip

New Taipei
Highlights from your plan
Taipei 101 ©
Taipei 101
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) ©
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)
Shilin Night Market
Shilin Night Market

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.
You've added FengJia Night Market, SOGO Taichung, Shin Kong Mitsukoshi Taichung Zhonggang, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 12th (Sun), buy something for everyone on your list at Taroko Mall and then stop by Yichung Shopping Street. On the 13th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Zhongshe Flower Market, wander the streets of Rainbow Village Taichung, then look for gifts at Shin Kong Mitsukoshi Taichung Zhonggang, then explore the wide array of goods at SOGO Taichung, and finally look for gifts at FengJia Night Market.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Taichung trip planner .

Traveling by train from Taipei to Taichung takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Taichung are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. On the 14th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Taichung

Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
FengJia Night Market ©
FengJia Night Market
Rainbow Village Taichung ©
Rainbow Village Taichung
Yichung Shopping Street ©
Yichung Shopping Street

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