9 days in Taiwan Itinerary

9 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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9 days in Taiwan Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly + Drive:  10​h
1
Hengchun
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Hualien
— 2 nights
Train:  3​h
3
New Taipei
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Singapore

3
nights
Hengchun

Hengchun ©
Located on the southern tip of the eponymous peninsula, Hengchun serves as the entry point to Kenting National Park, often attracting more travelers than locals with its tropical beach resorts and bustling night markets.
Bring the kids along to National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium and Dawan Kenting Beach Park. Visiting Kenting National Park and Sand Island (Sa-Dau) will get you outdoors. Explore Hengchun's surroundings by going to Wutai Scenic Area (in Wutai) and Fangliao Railway Art Village (in Fangliao). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Fu'an Temple, make a trip to Feng Chui Sha, walk around Southern Point, and see the interesting displays at Taipower.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Hengchun trip planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Hengchun is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Singapore in December: high temperatures in Hengchun hover around 29°C and lows are around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Hualien.

Things to do in Hengchun

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Checheng, Fangliao Railway Art Village, Kenting Long Keng Ecological Reserve, Wutai Scenic Area
Highlights from your plan
Kenting National Park ©
Kenting National Park
Kenting Long Keng Ecological Reserve ©

2
nights
Hualien

Hualien ©
Nestled between the sea and the mountains, Hualien boasts a number of attractions, both natural and manmade.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): admire the verdant scenery at Emerald valley, explore the activities along Chishingtan Scenic Area, then hike along Zuocang Trail, and finally head outdoors with Bai Bao Xi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sat): trek along Walami Trail, get outside with Yufu Bikeway, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Wuhe Cha Yuan Princess Coffee.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Hualien online day trip planner .

Drive from Hengchun to Hualien in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can catch the train to New Taipei.

Things to do in Hualien

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Chishingtan Scenic Area ©
Chishingtan Scenic Area
Walami Trail ©
Walami Trail
Emerald valley ©
Emerald valley

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): examine the collection at National Palace Museum and then hunt for treasures at Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Shifen Waterfall Walk Area and then steep yourself in history at Wulai.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the New Taipei trip maker tool .

You can take a train from Hualien to New Taipei in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. December in New Taipei sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Taipei

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

National Palace Museum
Highlights from your plan
National Palace Museum
National Palace Museum
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) ©
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)
Shifen Waterfall Walk Area ©
Shifen Waterfall Walk Area

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