11 days in Taoyuan District, Taipei & Hualien Itinerary

11 days in Taoyuan District, Taipei & Hualien Itinerary

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11 days in Taoyuan District, Taipei & Hualien Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Taoyuan District
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
2
Taipei
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
3
Hualien
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
4
Taipei
— 3 nights
+2
train + subway + Fly:  10​h
End: Singapore

1
night
Taoyuan District

Taoyuan District ©
Taoyuan District, formerly known as Taoyuan City, is a district of Taoyuan City in northwestern Taiwan. Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): see the interesting displays at World of Coca-Cola.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Taoyuan District trip itinerary planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Taoyuan District is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to drive to Taipei.

Things to do in Taoyuan District

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trip

Taoyuan International Baseball Stadium
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Hutoushan Park ©
Hutoushan Park
Taoyuan Arts Plaza ©
Taoyuan Arts Plaza

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Wufengchi Waterfall, then stroll around Daan Forest Park, and then explore and take pictures at National Taiwan University. Keep things going the next day: ponder the world of politics at Presidential Office Building, make a trip to Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chih Nan Temple (Zhinan Temple), then browse the different shops at Taipei 101, and finally don't miss a visit to Songshan Cultural and Creative Park.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Taipei trip itinerary site .

You can drive from Taoyuan District to Taipei in an hour. In August, daytime highs in Taipei are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Hualien.

Things to do in Taipei

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Wufengchi Waterfall
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Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall ©
Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall
Taipei 101 ©
Taipei 101
National Taiwan University ©
National Taiwan University

3
nights
Hualien

Hualien ©
Nestled between the sea and the mountains, Hualien boasts a number of attractions, both natural and manmade.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Bai Bao Xi and 60 Shih Shan. Go for a jaunt from Hualien to Yuchi to see Sun Moon Lake about 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: explore the landscape on two wheels at Yufu Bikeway, admire the verdant scenery at Emerald valley, enjoy breathtaking views from Chihkeshan, and contemplate the long history of A Mei Wenhua Village.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Hualien itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Taipei to Hualien in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Taipei.

Things to do in Hualien

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Sun Moon Lake
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Sun Moon Lake ©
Sun Moon Lake
Emerald valley ©
Emerald valley

3
nights
Taipei

Taipei ©
Explore hidden gems such as Meihua Lake and Jimi Square - Yilan Station. Venture out of the city with trips to Yilan Lover's Bay (in Wujie) and Caoling Historic Trail (Tsaoling Trail) (in Gongliao). Explore Taipei further: take in the spiritual surroundings of Songshan Ciyou Temple, get to know the resident critters at Taipei Zoo, stop by 來好 LAI HAO Taiwan Gift Shop, and take a stroll through Ximending.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Taipei online trip maker .

Take a train from Hualien to Taipei in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can catcht the bus to Longtan.

Things to do in Taipei

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Jimi Square - Yilan Station, Yilan Lover's Bay, Meihua Lake, Caoling Historic Trail (Tsaoling Trail)
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Taipei Zoo ©
Taipei Zoo
Meihua Lake ©
Meihua Lake
Songshan Ciyou Temple ©
Songshan Ciyou Temple

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