10 days in Taipei, Changhua City & Taichung Itinerary

10 days in Taipei, Changhua City & Taichung Itinerary

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10 days in Taipei, Changhua City & Taichung Itinerary

Start: Taipei
1
Taipei
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
2
Changhua City
— 1 night
Train:  30 min
3
Taichung
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 45 min
4
Taipei
— 6 nights
End: Taipei

1
night
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Taipei: Ruifang (Jinguashi Gold Ecological Park & Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)), Shifen Old Street (in Pingxi) and Yeh Liu Geo Park (in Wanli). see BabyBoss. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Taipei 101, make a trip to Elephant Mountain (aka Nangang District Hiking Trail), get engrossed in the history at National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Shilin Nightmarket.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Taipei trip planner .

If you are flying in from Singapore, the closest major airports are Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, Taipei Songshan Airport and Taichung Ching Chuang Kang Airport. In October, daily temperatures in Taipei can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. On the 28th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Taipei

Parks Shopping Outdoors
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Changhua City

Changhua City ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): make a trip to Tianhou Temple and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Lugang Old Street.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Changhua City trip maker site .

Take a train from Taipei to Changhua City in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October in Changhua City, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Taichung.

Things to do in Changhua City

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Changhua, Zi Nan Temple
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Bagua Mountain ©
Bagua Mountain
Tianhou Temple ©
Tianhou Temple
Lugang Old Street ©
Lugang Old Street

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): explore the world behind art at National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts.

For ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Taichung trip site .

Taichung is very close to Changhua City. In October, daytime highs in Taichung are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Taipei.

Things to do in Taichung

Museums Childrens Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Oct 21 — 22:
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National Museum of Natural Science ©
National Museum of Natural Science
Rainbow Village Taichung ©
Rainbow Village Taichung
National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts ©

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Taipei

Taipei ©
Venture out of the city with trips to Keelung Harbor (in Zhongzheng District), The Lin Family Mansion and Garden (in Banqiao) and Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) (in Ruifang). See even more of Taipei: buy something for everyone on your list at Taipei 101, take a stroll through Ximending, stroll through Taipei Zoo, and take in the natural beauty of Beitou Hot Spring.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Taipei trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Taichung to Taipei in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Taipei

Parks Shopping Nature

Side Trips

New Taipei, Keelung Harbor
Find places to stay Oct 22 — 28:
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Taipei Zoo ©
Taipei Zoo
Taipei 101 ©
Taipei 101
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) ©
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)

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