7 days in Nantou, Chiayi & Taipei Itinerary

7 days in Nantou, Chiayi & Taipei Itinerary

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7 days in Nantou, Chiayi & Taipei Itinerary

Start: Singapore
+2
Fly + Subway + Train:  10 h 15 min
1
Nantou
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
2
Chiayi
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Taipei
— 3 nights
Fly:  10 h
End: Singapore

2
nights
Nantou

Nantou ©
Nantou provides good access to the cultural and natural sites of the surrounding county of the same name.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): explore the activities along Sun Moon Lake and then stroll around Chung Hsing New Village Children's Park. On your second day here, experience rural life at Cingjing Veterans Farm and then take in the awesome beauty at Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan).

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Nantou travel planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Nantou is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and bus. In November, Nantou is little chillier than Singapore - with highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can go by car to Chiayi.

Things to do in Nantou

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

1
night
Chiayi

Chiayi ©
The provincial city in the county of the same name, Chiayi sits as the gateway to the national scenic mountain area of Alishan.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): don't miss a visit to Singang Fenqtain Gong, go for a walk through Alishan Linye Village & Huiyisenghuo Village, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiayi Confucian Temple, and finally examine the collection at Museum of Ancient Taiwan Tiles.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Chiayi trip builder site .

Drive from Nantou to Chiayi in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can drive to Taipei.

Things to do in Chiayi

Historic Sites Museums
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Chiayi Confucian Temple ©
Chiayi Confucian Temple

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.
On the 2nd (Mon), pause for some photo ops at Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, take an in-depth tour of National Palace Museum, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Taipei 101. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue): shop like a local with Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street), then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Taipei Zoo, and then don't miss a visit to Elephant Mountain (aka Nangang District Hiking Trail).

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Taipei visit planning website .

Traveling by car from Chiayi to Taipei takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In December, daytime highs in Taipei are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. On the 4th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can 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
Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall ©
Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall
Taipei 101 ©
Taipei 101

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