8 days in Taichung & Taipei Itinerary

8 days in Taichung & Taipei Itinerary

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8 days in Taichung & Taipei Itinerary

Start: Singapore
+2
Fly + subway + train:  11​h
1
Taichung
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Taipei
— 4 nights
+2
train + subway + Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Singapore

3
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 29th (Sun): look for gifts at Yichung Shopping Street, contemplate the long history of ConfuciusTemple Martyr's Shrine, then stop by Carton King - Dakeng, and finally take a stroll through Lukang. On the 30th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get curious at National Museum of Natural Science, then make a trip to Tunghai University, and then gain insight with Taichung Jade Market.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Taichung trip generator.

Singapore, Singapore to Taichung is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Singapore in October, with highs in Taichung at 32°C and lows at 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to drive to Taipei.

Things to do in Taichung

Shopping Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Lukang
Highlights from your plan
Yichung Shopping Street ©
Yichung Shopping Street
National Museum of Natural Science ©
National Museum of Natural Science
Lukang ©
Lukang

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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Ximen Red House - Ximending and Dihua Street. Let the collections at National Palace Museum and Martyrs' Shrine capture your imagination. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Taipei: Xinbei (Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) & Fulung Beach). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Ximending, make a trip to Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, stop by Keelung Miaokou Night Market, and take in panoramic vistas at Taipei 101.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Taipei custom trip planner.

Getting from Taichung to Taipei by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. October in Taipei sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Taipei

Shopping Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

New Taipei, Keelung Miaokou Night Market
Highlights from your plan
National Palace Museum
National Palace Museum
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) ©
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)
Taipei 101 ©
Taipei 101

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