11 days in Taiwan Itinerary

11 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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11 days in Taiwan Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  8 h 15 min
1
New Taipei
— 3 nights
Train:  15 min
2
Taipei
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
3
Dongshan
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Taichung
— 4 nights
+2
Train + Subway + Fly:  9 h
End: Singapore


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3
nights
New Taipei

New Taipei ©
Xinbei, also known as New Taipei City, stands as a newly founded part of the wider Taipei metropolitan area, stretching up from the capital to the island's northern coast.
Family-friendly places like Leofoo Village Theme Park and Fuzhong 15 will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street), make a trip to Jhulinshan Guanyin Temple, take in the dramatic scenery at Shifen Waterfall, and explore the striking landscape at Yeh Liu Geo Park.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the New Taipei online travel planner .

Singapore, Singapore to New 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. While traveling from Singapore, expect cooler days and a bit cooler nights in New Taipei, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Taipei.

Things to do in New Taipei

Theme Parks Parks Nature

Side Trip

Leofoo Village Theme Park
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Leofoo Village Theme Park ©
Leofoo Village Theme Park
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) ©
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)
YehLiu Geopark ©
YehLiu Geopark

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): meet the residents at Taipei Zoo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hsing Tian Kong, and then take an in-depth tour of National Palace Museum. On the 10th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at National Revolutionary Martyrs' Shrine, don't miss a visit to Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, then take a stroll through Ximending, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Taipei 101.

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

Taipei is very close to New Taipei. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in December, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to catcht the bus to Dongshan.

Things to do in Taipei

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Taipei Zoo ©
Taipei Zoo
National Palace Museum
National Palace Museum
Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall ©
Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall

1
night
Dongshan

Dongshan ©
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Dongshan River Forest Park, don't miss a visit to Lucky Art Crayon Factory, then contemplate the waterfront views at Meihua Lake, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Zhaoyinggong.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Dongshan trip planner .

You can take a bus from Taipei to Dongshan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Dongshan are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can drive to Taichung.

Things to do in Dongshan

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Zhaoyinggong, Lucky Art Crayon Factory
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Meihua Lake ©
Meihua Lake
Lucky Art Crayon Factory ©
Lucky Art Crayon Factory

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Formosan Aboriginal Culture Village and National Museum of Natural Science. Take a break from Taichung with a short trip to Sun Moon Lake in Yuchi, about 1h 35 min away. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Rainbow Village Taichung, make a trip to Wanchungong, stop by Mark Taiwan, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Dakeng No.2 Trail.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Taichung online road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Dongshan to Taichung takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Taichung are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Taichung

Parks Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trip

Nantou
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Sun Moon Lake ©
Sun Moon Lake
Formosan Aboriginal Culture Village ©
Formosan Aboriginal Culture Village
National Museum of Natural Science ©
National Museum of Natural Science

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