15 days in Taiwan Itinerary

15 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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15 days in Taiwan Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  7 h 15 min
1
Kaohsiung
— 8 nights
Train:  2 h
2
Nantou
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
New Taipei
— 4 nights
Fly:  8 h 15 min
End: Singapore

8
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Kaohsiung: Chimei Museum (in Rende), San-Shan Guo-Wang Temple (in North District) and Kenting National Park (in Hengchun). The adventure continues: look for gifts at The Pier-2 Art Centre, make a trip to The Dome of Light, stroll around Xiao Liu Qiu, and explore the activities along Lianchi (Lotus) Lake.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Kaohsiung trip itinerary tool .

Singapore, Singapore to Kaohsiung is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Singapore in November, with highs in Kaohsiung at 34°C and lows at 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Nantou.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tainan, Xiao Liu Qiu, National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium, Kenting National Park
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Chimei Museum ©
Chimei Museum
Kenting National Park ©
Kenting National Park
The Pier-2 Art Centre ©
The Pier-2 Art Centre

2
nights
Nantou

Nantou ©
Nantou provides good access to the cultural and natural sites of the surrounding county of the same name.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): take a peaceful walk through Bald Forest and then contemplate the waterfront views at Sun Moon Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan) and then experience rural life at Cingjing Veterans Farm.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Nantou visit planning site .

Take a train from Kaohsiung to Nantou in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Kaohsiung in November; daily highs in Nantou reach 30°C and lows reach 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to drive to New Taipei.

Things to do in Nantou

Parks Nature
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Sun Moon Lake ©
Sun Moon Lake
Cingjing Veterans Farm ©
Cingjing Veterans Farm
Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan) ©
Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan)

4
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.
Step out of New Taipei to go to Shilin and see National Palace Museum, which is approximately 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street), don't miss a visit to Elephant Mountain (aka Nangang District Hiking Trail), get to know the resident critters at Taipei Zoo, and wander the streets of Ximending.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our New Taipei route planner .

Getting from Nantou to New Taipei by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in New Taipei can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in New Taipei

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Taipei
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National Palace Museum
National Palace Museum
Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall ©
Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) ©
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)

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