15 days in Taiwan Itinerary

15 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Singapore
Fly:  8 h
1
Taipei
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
2
Taichung
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h
3
Kaohsiung
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
4
Pingtung City
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
5
Kaohsiung
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
End: Singapore

5
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.
You've now added TourMeAway - Free Walking Tour In Taipei to your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Taipei side-trips: Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) (in Ruifang), YehLiu Geopark (in Wanli) and Keelung Harbor (in Zhongzheng District). There's still lots to do: appreciate the history behind Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, don't miss a visit to National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall, admire the landmark architecture of Taipei 101, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Beitou Hot Spring.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Taipei trip website.

Singapore, Singapore to Taipei is an approximately 8.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train, shuttle, and flight. Traveling from Singapore in December, you will find days in Taipei are much colder (23°C), and nights are little chillier (18°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Taichung.

Things to do in Taipei

Parks Shopping Nature

Side Trips

New Taipei, Keelung Harbor
Find places to stay Dec 19 — 24:
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Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall ©
Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) ©
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)
National Palace Museum
National Palace Museum

2
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.
On the 25th (Tue), take in nature's colorful creations at Maple Garden, then identify plant and animal life at Gaomei Wetland, and then don't miss a visit to Tunghai University. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Wed): get curious at National Museum of Natural Science, explore the world behind art at National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, then see the interesting displays at 921 Earthquake Museum of Taiwan, and finally take a stroll through Rainbow Village Taichung.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Taichung travel planner.

You can take a train from Taipei to Taichung in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Kaohsiung.

Things to do in Taichung

Parks Museums Wildlife
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Gaomei Wetland ©
Gaomei Wetland
Rainbow Village Taichung ©
Rainbow Village Taichung
National Museum of Natural Science ©
National Museum of Natural Science

2
nights
Kaohsiung

Kaohsiung ©
A small trading town in the 17th century, Kaohsiung now stands as a sprawling metropolis, its harbor representing the largest on the island.
On the 27th (Thu), take in the exciting artwork at The Pier-2 Art Centre and then examine the collection at Chimei Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head off the coast to Cijin Island, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hu'an Temple, and then browse the exhibits of Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Kaohsiung trip itinerary planning app.

You can take a train from Taichung to Kaohsiung in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Taichung in December, expect Kaohsiung to be somewhat warmer, temps between 29°C and 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Pingtung City.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Chimei Museum
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Chimei Museum ©
Chimei Museum
The Pier-2 Art Centre ©
The Pier-2 Art Centre
Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum ©
Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum

2
nights
Pingtung City

Pingtung City ©
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): make a trip to Hakka Culture Park, then contemplate the long history of Taiwan Aboriginal Culture Park, then enjoy the sand and surf at Dapeng Bay National Scenic Area, and finally don't miss a visit to Donglong Temple.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Pingtung City trip app.

You can drive from Kaohsiung to Pingtung City in an hour. In December, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 20°C. On the 30th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Kaohsiung.

Things to do in Pingtung City

Beaches Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Donggang, Wan Jin Church, Hakka Culture Park, Taiwan Aboriginal Culture Park
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Dapeng Bay National Scenic Area ©
Dapeng Bay National Scenic Area
Donglong Temple ©
Donglong Temple
Wan Jin Church ©
Wan Jin Church

2
nights
Kaohsiung

Kaohsiung ©
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): don't miss a visit to The Dome of Light and then get a sense of history and politics at Kaohsiung Main Public Library. Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with Ai He (Love River), then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Caishan Natural Park, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lianchi (Lotus) Lake, and finally don't miss a visit to Dragon Tiger Tower.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Kaohsiung vacation site.

You can drive from Pingtung City to Kaohsiung in an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tainan
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 1:
Highlights from your plan
Lianchi (Lotus) Lake ©
Lianchi (Lotus) Lake
Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia)
Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia)
The Dome of Light
The Dome of Light

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