9 days in Taipei, Keelung & Yilan Itinerary

9 days in Taipei, Keelung & Yilan Itinerary

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Fly
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Taipei
— 3 nights
Drive
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Ren'ai District
— 2 nights
Drive
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Dongshan
— 1 night
Drive
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Datong
— 2 nights
Drive to Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, Fly to Singapore

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Taipei

— 3 nights

City of Azaleas

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.
Take a break from Taipei with a short trip to Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) in Ruifang, about 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of National Palace Museum, get to know the resident critters at Taipei Zoo, get a taste of the local shopping with Taipei 101, and expand your horizons at Beauty Works Tokyo.

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Singapore, Singapore to Taipei is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. When traveling from Singapore in December, plan for much colder days and slightly colder nights in Taipei: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to drive to Ren'ai District.

Things to do in Taipei

Shopping · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ren'ai District

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): admire the verdant scenery at Wangyou Valley, then explore the striking landscape at YehLiu Geopark, and then don't miss a visit to Baimiwong Fortification. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Shifen Old Street, hike along Jin Shan Shitou Mountain Park Hao Yun Trail, and then take a leisurely stroll along Jinshan Shuiwei Fishing Port.

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Ren'ai District is just a stone's throw from Taipei. In December, daytime highs in Ren'ai District are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Dongshan.

Things to do in Ren'ai District

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Dongshan

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Meihua Lake, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shanfa Temple, then identify plant and animal life at Dongshan River Forest Park, and finally make a trip to Lucky Art Crayon Factory.

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Traveling by car from Ren'ai District to Dongshan takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in December, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Datong.

Things to do in Dongshan

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Datong

— 2 nights
Datong Township is a mountain indigenous township in the southwestern part of Yilan County, Taiwan. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): get outside with Qilan Shenmuyuan and then hike along Taiwan Beech National Trail.

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You can drive from Dongshan to Datong in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In December in Datong, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Datong

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

Keelung travel guide

3.5
Flea Markets · Landmarks · Parks
Rainy Port
A rainy port city close to the capital, Keelung appeals to visitors with its famous night market and wealth of historic structures. Because of its strategically important location for trade and military operations, Keelung boasts a number of forts that help to contextualize the maritime and wider history of the city and the island as a whole. The popular night market shows off the country's cuisine, its stalls selling an extensive range of freshly caught seafood, ice cream, stinky tofu, and fried sandwiches--ideal for recharging your batteries during a comprehensive tour of Keelung.

Yilan travel guide

4.1
Landmarks · Hot Springs · Specialty Museums
The coastal city of Yilan makes a good base for trips around the wider eponymous county. The coastal scenery serves as an attractive backdrop during holidays in Yilan, with the town offering a good introduction to the natural and cultural history of the area through a range of festivals, museums, and galleries. Following the river that flows through town out into the surrounding plains, you'll see rolling paddies, rustic townships, and a number of hot spring resorts.