8 days in Taipei, Miaoli & Taichung Itinerary

8 days in Taipei, Miaoli & Taichung Itinerary

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8 days in Taipei, Miaoli & Taichung Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  8 h 30 min
1
Taipei
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Tongxiao
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
3
Taichung
— 4 nights
+2
Train + Subway + Fly:  9 h
End: Singapore

2
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.
On the 5th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Songshan Ciyou Temple, walk around Daan Forest Park, then deepen your understanding at National Taiwan University, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chih Nan Temple (Zhinan Temple). Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dalongdong Bao An Temple, then contemplate the long history of Taipei Confucius Temple, then browse the collection at Beitou Public Library, Taipei, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Guandu Temple (Kuantu Temple).

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Taipei online vacation planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Taipei is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Singapore in March, things will get a bit cooler in Taipei: highs are around 25°C and lows about 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Tongxiao.

Things to do in Taipei

Historic Sites Parks
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Guandu Temple (Kuantu Temple) ©
Guandu Temple (Kuantu Temple)
Daan Forest Park ©
Daan Forest Park
Dalongdong Bao An Temple ©
Dalongdong Bao An Temple

1
night
Tongxiao

Tongxiao ©
On the 7th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Tong Xiao Shrine, make a trip to Jiouhua Shan, then experience rural life at Flying Cow Ranch, and finally stroll around Qiu Mao Orchard.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Tongxiao sightseeing app .

Traveling by car from Taipei to Tongxiao takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Tongxiao can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can drive to Taichung.

Things to do in Tongxiao

Parks

Side Trip

Jiouhua Shan
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Flying Cow Ranch ©
Flying Cow Ranch

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan) and Alishan National Forest Recreation Area. Venture out of the city with trips to Chung Tai World Museum (in Puli), Ali Mountain (Alishan) (in Xinyi Township) and Alishan Sacred Tree (in Meishan). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Tianhou Temple, get curious at National Museum of Natural Science, explore the world behind art at National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, and see the interesting displays at 921 Earthquake Museum of Taiwan.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Taichung trip maker app .

Getting from Tongxiao to Taichung by car takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Taichung can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. On the 11th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Taichung

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trips

Nantou, Alishan National Forest Recreation Area, Alishan Sacred Tree, Tianhou Temple
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Chung Tai World Museum ©
Chung Tai World Museum
Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan) ©
Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan)
Ali Mountain (Alishan) ©
Ali Mountain (Alishan)

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