12 days in Tainan, Taichung & Taipei Itinerary

12 days in Tainan, Taichung & Taipei Itinerary

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12 days in Tainan, Taichung & Taipei Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  8 h 15 min
1
Tainan
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Taichung
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Taipei
— 4 nights
Fly:  8 h
End: Singapore

2
nights
Tainan

Tainan ©
The oldest city in the country, Tainan stood as the island's capital during feudal times.
On the 21st (Thu), steep yourself in history at Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia) and then delve into the lush surroundings at Shuangcun Binhai Recreation Area. Keep things going the next day: step off the mainland to explore Cijin Island and then browse the different shops at Taroko Park.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Tainan trip maker .

Singapore, Singapore to Tainan is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi. In February, Tainan is a bit cooler than Singapore - with highs of 29°C and lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Taichung.

Things to do in Tainan

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Kaohsiung
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Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum ©
Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum
Taroko Park ©
Taroko Park
Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia)
Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia)

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.
For shopping fun, head to Yichung Shopping Street or Shin Kong Mitsukoshi Taichung Zhonggang. Lukang and ConfuciusTemple Martyr's Shrine are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Taichung side-trips: Lu Gang Long Shan Si (in Lukang) and Xuanguang Temple (in Yuchi). The adventure continues: engage your brain at National Museum of Natural Science, stop by Parklane, look for all kinds of wild species at Kaomei Wetland, and browse the different shops at Sunshine Plaza Outlet.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Taichung trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Tainan to Taichung takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Tainan in February; daily highs in Taichung reach 22°C and lows reach 13°C. On the 27th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Taipei.

Things to do in Taichung

Shopping Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Changhua, Xuanguang Temple
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Yichung Shopping Street ©
Yichung Shopping Street
National Museum of Natural Science ©
National Museum of Natural Science
Lugang Longshan Temple ©
Lugang Longshan Temple

4
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.
Head to Taipei 101 and Miramar Entertainment Parkfor plenty of shopping. Get some historical perspective at Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) and Paoan Temple. Venture out of the city with trips to Jimi Square - Yilan Station (in Yilan City), Dongshan (Meihua Lake & Dongshan River Forest Park) and Wulai (in Wulai). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at National Palace Museum, don't miss a visit to Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, take a stroll through Ximending, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hsing Tian Kong.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Taipei trip planner .

You can drive from Taichung to Taipei in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In February in Taipei, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Taipei

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dongshan, New Taipei, Jimi Square - Yilan Station
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National Palace Museum
National Palace Museum
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) ©
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)
Dalongdong Bao An Temple ©
Dalongdong Bao An Temple

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