12 days in Taiwan Itinerary

12 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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12 days in Taiwan Itinerary

Start: Singapore
+2
Fly + foot + train:  11​h
1
Hualien
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
2
Taipei
— 6 nights
+2
train + subway + Fly:  10​h
End: Singapore

3
nights
Hualien

Hualien ©
Nestled between the sea and the mountains, Hualien boasts a number of attractions, both natural and manmade.
Get some historical perspective at Sun Moon Lake and Alishan National Forest Recreation Area. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Taroko Gorge and Ali Mountain (Alishan). Change things up with a short trip to Liao Mayor Black Tea Shop in Yuchi (about 1h 30 min away). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Ch'ing-shui Cliff, appreciate the history behind Eternal Spring Shrine, stroll through Shakadang Trail, and hike along Yanzihkou Trail.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Hualien online day trip planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Hualien is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can take a train to Taipei.

Things to do in Hualien

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Nantou, Alishan National Forest Recreation Area
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Taroko Gorge ©
Taroko Gorge
Sun Moon Lake ©
Sun Moon Lake
Alishan National Forest Recreation Area ©

6
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Wulai and 228 Peace Memorial Park. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Taipei 101 and Neipi Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Taipei: Leofoo Village Theme Park (in Guanxi), Yilan Lover's Bay (in Wujie) and Spas (in Yilan City). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Taipei Zoo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chih Nan Temple (Zhinan Temple), look for gifts at Yuzhenxin, and enjoy the sand and surf at Waiao Beach.

For maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Taipei trip planner .

Traveling by train from Hualien to Taipei takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. May in Taipei sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Taipei

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Neipi Beach, Xinyue Beach, Leofoo Village Theme Park, Spas, Yilan Lover's Bay
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Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall ©
Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall
Taipei 101 ©
Taipei 101
Leofoo Village Theme Park ©
Leofoo Village Theme Park

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