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:  2​h 15​min
4
Taichung
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
5
Tongxiao
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
6
Longtan
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  9​h
End: Singapore

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), contemplate the long history of Hong Lou At Kaohsiung Municipal Kaohsiung Senior High School. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Ai He (Love River), explore the galleries of The Pier-2 Art Centre, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wenwu Shengmiao, then step off the mainland to explore Cijin Island, and finally admire the striking features of Wudedian.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Kaohsiung route website .

Singapore, Singapore to Kaohsiung is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. Traveling from Singapore in December, expect Kaohsiung to be little chillier, temps between 29°C and 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Tainan.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
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.
On the 12th (Wed), examine the collection at Chimei Museum, then steep yourself in history at Anping Tree House, and then get to know the fascinating history of Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia).

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Tainan trip builder tool .

Tainan is just a short distance from Kaohsiung. December in Tainan sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Alishan.

Things to do in Tainan

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
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 Mihu Trail and then delve into the lush surroundings at Alishan National Forest Recreation Area.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Alishan trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Tainan to Alishan by car takes about 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Taichung.

Things to do in Alishan

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan

1
night
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.
On the 14th (Fri), engage your brain at National Museum of Natural Science, look for all kinds of wild species at Kaomei Wetland, and then don't miss a visit to Rainbow Village Taichung.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Taichung visit planner .

You can drive from Alishan to Taichung in 3 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Taichung can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can go by car to Tongxiao.

Things to do in Taichung

Parks Wildlife Museums
Highlights from your plan
Gaomei Wetland ©
Gaomei Wetland
National Museum of Natural Science ©
National Museum of Natural Science
Rainbow Village Taichung ©
Rainbow Village Taichung

1
night
Tongxiao

Tongxiao ©
On the 15th (Sat), stroll through 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.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Tongxiao trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Taichung to Tongxiao takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in December, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Longtan.

Things to do in Tongxiao

Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Bashatun Gongtian Temple ©
Bashatun Gongtian Temple
Flying Cow Ranch ©
Flying Cow Ranch

1
night
Longtan

Longtan ©
On the 16th (Sun), find something for the whole family at Window on China Theme Park.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Longtan road trip planner.

Getting from Tongxiao to Longtan by car takes about an hour. In December in Longtan, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Longtan

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Window on China Theme Park ©
Window on China Theme Park

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