12 days in Taiwan Itinerary

12 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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Start: Singapore
Fly:  11 h
1
Tainan
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Nantou
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Miaoli
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Taipei
— 6 nights
Fly:  8 h
End: Singapore

1
night
Tainan

Tainan ©
The oldest city in the country, Tainan stood as the island's capital during feudal times.
On the 3rd (Mon), don't miss a visit to The Dome of Light, get outside with Ai He (Love River), and then view the masterpieces at The Pier-2 Art Centre. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Chimei Museum, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lianchi (Lotus) Lake, then steep yourself in history at Anping Tree House, and finally look for gifts at Wander.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Tainan online holiday builder.

Singapore, Singapore to Tainan is an approximately 8.5- hour flight. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Singapore in December, with highs in Tainan at 29°C and lows at 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Nantou.

Things to do in Tainan

Museums Shopping Nature

Side Trip

Kaohsiung
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The Pier-2 Art Centre ©
The Pier-2 Art Centre
Chimei Museum ©
Chimei Museum
Ai He (Love River) ©
Ai He (Love River)

3
nights
Nantou

Nantou ©
Nantou provides good access to the cultural and natural sites of the surrounding county of the same name.
Get outdoors at Sun Moon Lake and Ali Mountain (Alishan). Your cultural itinerary includes sights like National Museum of Natural Science and Lukang. Step out of Nantou to go to West District and see National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, which is approximately 34 minutes away. There's still lots to do: experience rural life at Cingjing Veterans Farm, appreciate the views at Tumpu Daingaz, and contemplate the long history of Wenwu Temple.

Discover how to plan a Nantou trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Tainan to Nantou takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Tainan in December, things will get a bit cooler in Nantou: highs are around 24°C and lows about 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Miaoli.

Things to do in Nantou

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Taichung, Lukang
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Sun Moon Lake ©
Sun Moon Lake
Ali Mountain (Alishan) ©
Ali Mountain (Alishan)
National Museum of Natural Science ©
National Museum of Natural Science

1
night
Miaoli

Miaoli ©
The city of Miaoli has a range of cultural and natural charms.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): take in the views from Lonsheng Fallen Bridge, then relax in the rural setting at Flying Cow Ranch, then admire the masterpieces at Sanyi Wood Sculpture Museum, and finally snap pictures at Sheng Sing Station Long Teng Bridge.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Miaoli online vacation planner.

Getting from Nantou to Miaoli by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train. In December, daily temperatures in Miaoli can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Taipei.

Things to do in Miaoli

Museums
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Sanyi Wood Sculpture Museum ©
Sanyi Wood Sculpture Museum
Flying Cow Ranch ©
Flying Cow Ranch
Lonsheng Fallen Bridge ©
Lonsheng Fallen Bridge

6
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.
Get some cultural insight at National Palace Museum and Taipei Confucius Temple. Kids will appreciate attractions like Taipei Zoo and Fulung Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Taipei: Keelung Harbor (in Zhongzheng District), YehLiu Geopark (in Wanli) and Wulai (in Wulai). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Ximending, stop by P.Seven, don't miss a visit to Elephant Mountain (aka Nangang District Hiking Trail), and appreciate the history behind Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Taipei trip planner.

Traveling by car from Miaoli to Taipei takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In December in Taipei, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 18°C at night. On the 14th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Taipei

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

New Taipei, Keelung Harbor
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National Palace Museum
National Palace Museum
Yangmingshan National Park ©
Yangmingshan National Park
Ximending
Ximending

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