8 days in Hualien, Yilan & New Taipei Itinerary

8 days in Hualien, Yilan & New Taipei Itinerary

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8 days in Hualien, Yilan & New Taipei Itinerary

Start: Singapore
+2
Fly + foot + train:  11​h
1
Hualien
— 2 nights
train:  2​h
2
Jiaoxi
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
3
New Taipei
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Singapore

2
nights
Hualien

Hualien ©
Nestled between the sea and the mountains, Hualien boasts a number of attractions, both natural and manmade.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): stroll around Chishingtan Scenic Area and then trek along Taroko Gorge. On the next day, pause for some photo ops at Eternal Spring Shrine and then take in the dramatic natural features at Ch'ing-shui Cliff.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Hualien online trip itinerary maker .

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 your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can take a train to Jiaoxi.

Things to do in Hualien

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

1
night
Jiaoxi

Jiaoxi
On the 23rd (Wed), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then make a trip to Eagle Rock Tip, and then go for a walk through Mr. Brown Cafe - 1st Store.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Jiaoxi day trip planning app .

Traveling by train from Hualien to Jiaoxi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in October, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to New Taipei.

Things to do in Jiaoxi

Spas

Side Trips

Toucheng, Spas

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.
Take a break from New Taipei with a short trip to National Palace Museum in Shilin, about 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: go for a walk through Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street), walk around Yeh Liu Geo Park, make a trip to Wenwu Shengmiao, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Xin Zhuang Ci You Temple.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our New Taipei trip site .

Traveling by car from Jiaoxi to New Taipei takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in New Taipei are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. On the 27th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Taipei

Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Taipei
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National Palace Museum
National Palace Museum
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) ©
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)
Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall ©
Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall

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