8 days in Taipei & Taichung Itinerary

8 days in Taipei & Taichung Itinerary

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8 days in Taipei & Taichung Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  10​h
1
Taipei
— 3 nights
Train:  1​h 45​min
2
Taichung
— 4 nights
+2
Train + Subway + Fly:  9​h
End: Singapore

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Taipei side-trips: YehLiu Geopark (in Wanli) and Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) (in Ruifang). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at National Palace Museum, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Taipei Zoo, don't miss a visit to Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, and wander the streets of Ximending.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Taipei day trip planning site .

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 December, you will find days in Taipei are much colder (23°C), and nights are little chillier (18°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Taichung.

Things to do in Taipei

Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trip

New Taipei
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
National Palace Museum
National Palace Museum
Taipei 101 ©
Taipei 101
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) ©
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)

4
nights
Taichung

Taichung ©
Known its good weather, Taichung boasts an interesting set of cultural attractions, including many temples showing the development of religious architectural styles in the area and forming focal points for most tours of Taichung.
Get out of town with these interesting Taichung side-trips: Sun Moon Lake (in Yuchi), Nantou Service Area (in Nantou City) and Ren'ai Township (Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan) & Cingjing Veterans Farm). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Gaomei Wetland, steep yourself in history at Wanchungong, stroll around Zhenqian Renai Park, and look for gifts at Mark Taiwan.

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You can take a train from Taipei to Taichung in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. On the 2nd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Taichung

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trip

Nantou
Find places to stay Dec 29 — Jan 2:
Highlights from your plan
Sun Moon Lake ©
Sun Moon Lake
Cingjing Veterans Farm ©
Cingjing Veterans Farm
Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan) ©
Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan)

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