9 days in Taipei & Tainan Itinerary

9 days in Taipei & Tainan Itinerary

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9 days in Taipei & Tainan Itinerary

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

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 out of town with these interesting Taipei side-trips: Tamshui Yuandao Guanyin Temple (in Tamsui), Yeh Liu Geo Park (in Wanli) and Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) (in Ruifang). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at National Palace Museum, buy something for everyone on your list at Taipei 101, take an in-depth tour of National Revolutionary Martyrs' Shrine, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Yangmingshan National Park.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Taipei trip planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Taipei is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Singapore in January, expect Taipei to be much colder, temps between 22°C and 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Tainan.

Things to do in Taipei

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

New Taipei
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National Palace Museum
National Palace Museum
Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall ©
Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) ©
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)

4
nights
Tainan

Tainan ©
The oldest city in the country, Tainan stood as the island's capital during feudal times.
Explore Tainan's surroundings by going to Xiao Liu Qiu (in Liuqiu), Yancheng (The Pier-2 Art Centre & Ai He (Love River)) and The Dome of Light (in Xinxing). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Chimei Museum, take an in-depth tour of Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum, contemplate the long history of Anping Tree House, and step off the mainland to explore Cijin Island.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Tainan road trip planning app .

You can take a train from Taipei to Tainan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and taxi. When traveling from Taipei in January, plan for somewhat warmer days in Tainan, with highs around 29°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tainan

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Kaohsiung, Xiao Liu Qiu
Highlights from your plan
Chimei Museum ©
Chimei Museum
The Pier-2 Art Centre ©
The Pier-2 Art Centre
Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum ©
Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum

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