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, then stop by Carton King - Dakeng, and then contemplate the long history of Lukang. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Mon): get curious at National Museum of Natural Science, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Taichung Jade Market, and then steep yourself in history at Wanchungong.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Taichung itinerary maker.

Singapore, Singapore to Taichung is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Singapore in October, things will get a bit cooler in Taichung: highs are around 32°C and lows about 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to drive to Taipei.

Things to do in Taichung

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Lukang
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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.
Get some historical perspective at Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) and Confucius Temple. You'll explore and learn at National Palace Museum and National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall. Next up on the itinerary: look for gifts at Ximen Red House - Ximending, make a trip to Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, enjoy breathtaking views from Taipei 101, and take a stroll through Ximending.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Taipei custom trip planner.

Traveling by car from Taichung to Taipei takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. October in Taipei sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Taipei

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Keelung Miaokou Night Market, Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)
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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