8 days in Taiwan Itinerary

8 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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8 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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


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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.
For maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Taichung travel itinerary planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Taichung is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight, subway, and train. While traveling from Singapore, expect a bit cooler days and colder nights in Taichung, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to drive to Tongxiao.

Things to do in Taichung

Wildlife Parks 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 ©
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): stroll through Qiu Mao Orchard, don't miss a visit to Tong Xiao Shrine, then relax in the rural setting at Flying Cow Ranch, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Bashatun Gongtian Temple.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Tongxiao road trip planner.

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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Alishan.

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
Alishan

Alishan ©
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): hike along Mihu Trail, then delve into the lush surroundings at Alishan National Forest Recreation Area, and then go for a walk through Sister Lake.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Alishan driving holiday planner.

Drive from Tongxiao to Alishan in 3.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Tainan.

Things to do in Alishan

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Sister Lake ©
Sister Lake

1
night
Tainan

Tainan ©
The oldest city in the country, Tainan stood as the island's capital during feudal times.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Anping Tree House, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia), and then see the interesting displays at Chimei Museum.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Tainan trip planner .

Drive from Alishan to Tainan in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in December, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Kaohsiung.

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

3
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.
Kaohsiung is known for museums, shopping, nature, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Cijin Island, don't miss a visit to The Dome of Light, admire the striking features of Hong Lou At Kaohsiung Municipal Kaohsiung Senior High School, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Central Park Kaohsiung.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Kaohsiung itinerary tool .

Kaohsiung is just a stone's throw from Tainan. In December in Kaohsiung, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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)

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