43 days in Taichung & Taipei Itinerary

43 days in Taichung & Taipei Itinerary

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Start: Villa Gesell
Travel:  216 h
1
Taichung
— 12 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
2
Taipei
— 13 nights
Travel:  216 h
End: Villa Gesell

12
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.
Get outdoors at Sun Moon Lake and Gaomei Wetland. Do some cultural sightseeing at Rainbow Village Taichung and Paper-cut Art Village. Get out of town with these interesting Taichung side-trips: National Taiwan Craft Research and Development Institute (in Caotun), Alishan National Forest Recreation Area (in Alishan) and Yuchi (Wenwumiaohoushan Park, Jinlong Mountain, &more). There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan), head outdoors with HouFeng Bikeway, trek along Dakeng No. 4 Trail, and take a peaceful walk through Dasyushan Forest Recreation Area.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Taichung travel route planner.

Villa Gesell, Argentina to Taichung is an approximately 216- hour travel. The time zone difference when traveling from Villa Gesell to Taichung is 11 hours. December in Taichung sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Taipei.

Things to do in Taichung

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Nantou, Huwei, Lukang, Tongluo Tea Factory, Alishan National Forest Recreation Area
Find places to stay Dec 13 — 25:
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Sun Moon Lake ©
Sun Moon Lake
Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan) ©
Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan)
Alishan National Forest Recreation Area ©
Alishan National Forest Recreation Area

13
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 Shin Kong Mitsukoshi Mall (Taipei Nanxi)for plenty of shopping. Get in touch with nature at YehLiu Geopark and Beitou Hot Spring. Get out of town with these interesting Taipei side-trips: Qingan Temple (in Ren'ai District), Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) (in Ruifang) and Spas (in Yilan City). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at National Palace Museum, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Yang Ming Shan Qing Tian Gang, take in the dramatic scenery at Shifen Waterfall, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Lungshan Temple.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Taipei online trip itinerary planner.

Take a train from Taichung to Taipei in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 18°C. On the 7th (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Taipei

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

New Taipei, Keelung, Dongshan River Forest Park, Shanfa Temple, Spas
Find places to stay Dec 25 — Jan 7:
Highlights from your plan
National Palace Museum
National Palace Museum
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) ©
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)
Taipei 101 ©
Taipei 101

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