8 days in Taiwan Itinerary

8 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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8 days in Taiwan Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
New Taipei
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Tainan
— 1 night
train:  3​h
3
Taipei
— 3 nights
+2
train + subway + Fly:  10​h
End: Singapore

2
nights
New Taipei

New Taipei ©
Xinbei, also known as New Taipei City, stands as a newly founded part of the wider Taipei metropolitan area, stretching up from the capital to the island's northern coast.
Visiting Xinyue Beach and Fulung Beach will get you outdoors. Do your shopping at Big City and Banqiao Nanya Night Market. There's more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) and explore the different monuments and memorials at Chin Pao San.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our New Taipei holiday site .

Singapore, Singapore to New Taipei is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. When traveling from Singapore in December, plan for colder days in New Taipei, with highs around 23°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Tainan.

Things to do in New Taipei

Shopping Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Big City, Xinyue Beach
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Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) ©
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)
Big City ©
Big City
Fulung Beach
Fulung Beach

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 18th (Wed): look for gifts at Wander, then get a taste of the local shopping with Hayashi Department Store, then admire the landmark architecture of Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia), and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Guanzi Hill (Guan Zi Ling).

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Tainan trip itinerary planner .

You can take a train from New Taipei to Tainan in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and taxi. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New Taipei in December: highs in Tainan hover around 29°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Taipei.

Things to do in Tainan

Historic Sites Shopping Parks
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Hayashi Department Store ©
Hayashi Department Store
Guanzi Hill (Guan Zi Ling) ©
Guanzi Hill (Guan Zi Ling)
Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia)
Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia)

3
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Keelung Miaokou Night Market and Eslite Bookstore - Xinyi. Shop till you drop at Dihua Street and Sunnyhills. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of National Palace Museum, browse the eclectic array of goods at Shilin Nightmarket, and stop by Eslite Bookstore Dunhua.

Plan trip to Taipei with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Tainan to Taipei by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and flight. While traveling from Tainan, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Taipei, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Taipei

Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Keelung Miaokou Night Market
Highlights from your plan
National Palace Museum
National Palace Museum
Dihua Street ©
Dihua Street
Eslite Bookstore Dunhua ©
Eslite Bookstore Dunhua

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