8 days in Taiwan Itinerary

8 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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8 days in Taiwan Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Kaohsiung
— 2 nights
train:  30​min
2
Tainan
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Alishan
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Tongxiao
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
5
Taichung
— 2 nights
+2
train + subway + Fly:  9​h
End: Singapore


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2
nights
Kaohsiung

Kaohsiung ©
A small trading town in the 17th century, Kaohsiung now stands as a sprawling metropolis, its harbor representing the largest on the island.
On the 9th (Sun), make a trip to Harajuku Yuchu Business Zone. On the next day, contemplate the waterfront views at Ai He (Love River), explore the galleries of The Pier-2 Art Centre, then steep yourself in history at Lingxingdian, then head off the coast to Cijin Island, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Hong Lou At Kaohsiung Municipal Kaohsiung Senior High School.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Kaohsiung day trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Kaohsiung is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. In December, Kaohsiung is a bit cooler than Singapore - with highs of 29°C and lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Tainan.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Parks Nature Shopping
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The Pier-2 Art Centre ©
The Pier-2 Art Centre
Cijin Island ©
Cijin Island
Ai He (Love River) ©
Ai He (Love River)

1
night
Tainan

Tainan ©
The oldest city in the country, Tainan stood as the island's capital during feudal times.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Chimei Museum, steep yourself in history at Anping Tree House, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia).

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Tainan online trip itinerary planner .

Tainan is very close to Kaohsiung. In December, daily temperatures in Tainan can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Alishan.

Things to do in Tainan

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Chimei Museum ©
Chimei Museum
Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia)
Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia)
Anping Tree House ©
Anping Tree House

1
night
Alishan

Alishan ©
On the 13th (Thu), trek along Jyumu Trail, take a peaceful walk through Alishan National Forest Recreation Area, and then go for a walk through Sister Lake.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Alishan online travel planner .

You can drive from Tainan to Alishan in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Tongxiao.

Things to do in Alishan

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Sister Lake ©
Sister Lake

1
night
Tongxiao

Tongxiao ©
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Qiu Mao Orchard, don't miss a visit to Tong Xiao Shrine, then experience rural life at Flying Cow Ranch, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Bashatun Gongtian Temple.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Tongxiao attractions app .

You can drive from Alishan to Tongxiao in 3.5 hours. In December in Tongxiao, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can go by car to Taichung.

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Bashatun Gongtian Temple ©
Bashatun Gongtian Temple
Flying Cow Ranch ©
Flying Cow Ranch

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): get curious at National Museum of Natural Science, look for all kinds of wild species at Kaomei Wetland, and then make a trip to Tunghai University. On the 16th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Taichung Broadcasting Bureau, then explore the world behind art at National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, and then make a trip to Rainbow Village Taichung.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Taichung trip itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Tongxiao to Taichung takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. On the 16th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Taichung

Museums Wildlife Parks
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National Museum of Natural Science ©
National Museum of Natural Science
Gaomei Wetland ©
Gaomei Wetland
Rainbow Village Taichung ©
Rainbow Village Taichung

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