8 days in Taipei, Yilan & Hualien Itinerary

8 days in Taipei, Yilan & Hualien Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Singapore
Fly:  5 h
1
Taipei
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Yilan
— 2 nights
Bus + Train:  3 h
3
Hualien
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h
4
Taipei
— 2 nights
Fly:  8 h
End: Singapore

1
night
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.
On the 20th (Thu), steep yourself in history at 228 Peace Memorial Park.

To see traveler tips and other tourist information, refer to the Taipei holiday builder site.

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 February, things will get colder in Taipei: highs are around 23°C and lows about 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Yilan.

Things to do in Taipei

Historic Sites
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228 Peace Memorial Park ©
228 Peace Memorial Park
National Taiwan University ©
National Taiwan University

2
nights
Yilan

Yilan ©
The coastal city of Yilan makes a good base for trips around the wider eponymous county.
On the 21st (Fri), browse the eclectic array of goods at Yilan Dongmen night market, get a taste of the local shopping with Luna Plaza, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Luodong Night Market. On the 22nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Wufengchi Waterfall, witness a stunning natural landmark at Jiaosi Hot Spring, then take in the natural beauty of Jiaosi Hot Spring Park, and finally don't miss a visit to Nanfangao Fishing Port.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Yilan trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Taipei to Yilan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In February in Yilan, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 16°C at night. You will leave for Hualien on the 23rd (Sun).

Things to do in Yilan

Nature Parks Shopping
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Wufengchi Waterfall ©
Wufengchi Waterfall
Luodong Night Market ©
Luodong Night Market
Jiaosi Hot Spring Park ©
Jiaosi Hot Spring Park

2
nights
Hualien

Hualien ©
Nestled between the sea and the mountains, Hualien boasts a number of attractions, both natural and manmade.
On the 23rd (Sun), browse the eclectic array of goods at Zhiqiang Night Market. Keep things going the next day: hike along Taroko Gorge and then trek along Zhuilu Old Trail.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Hualien trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and train from Yilan to Hualien in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Yilan in February, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Hualien, with lows around 20°C. On the 25th (Tue), you're off to Taipei.

Things to do in Hualien

Trails Parks Outdoors
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Taroko Gorge ©
Taroko Gorge

2
nights
Taipei

Taipei ©
On the 25th (Tue), look for gifts at Wu Fen Pu (Wufenpu Garment Wholesale Area), then hunt for treasures at Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street), and then take in the dramatic scenery at Shifen Waterfall Walk Area. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Shifen Old Street and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Beitou Hot Spring.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Taipei road trip planning tool.

You can take a train from Hualien to Taipei in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Hualien in February, expect a bit cooler with lows of 16°C in Taipei. You'll have a few hours on the 27th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Taipei

Shopping Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

New Taipei
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Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) ©
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)
Beitou Hot Spring ©
Beitou Hot Spring
Shifen Old Street ©
Shifen Old Street

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