9 days in Taipei & Taichung Itinerary

9 days in Taipei & Taichung Itinerary

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9 days in Taipei & Taichung Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  8 h
1
Taipei
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h
2
Taichung
— 5 nights
+2
Train + Subway + Fly:  9 h
End: Singapore

2
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Meihua Lake and Fulung Beach. Step out of Taipei to go to Wanli and see Yeh Liu Geo Park, which is approximately 44 minutes away. Pack the 1st (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Taipei Children's Amusement Park. The adventure continues: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Taipei Zoo and don't miss a visit to Elephant Mountain (aka Nangang District Hiking Trail).

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Taipei trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Taipei is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and subway; or do a combination of flight and subway. Traveling from Singapore in October, things will get a bit cooler in Taipei: highs are around 32°C and lows about 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to drive to Taichung.

Things to do in Taipei

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trips

New Taipei, Meihua Lake
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Taipei Children's Amusement Park ©
Taipei Children's Amusement Park
Meihua Lake ©
Meihua Lake
Fulung Beach
Fulung Beach

5
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan) and Xitou Nature Eduction Area. Explore Taichung's surroundings by going to Flying Cow Ranch (in Tongxiao), Yuchi (Sun Moon Lake & Formosan Aboriginal Culture Village) and Paper Dome (in Puli). And it doesn't end there: get curious at National Museum of Natural Science, look for all kinds of wild species at Kaomei Wetland, head outdoors with Houfeng Tiema Dao, and stop by Carton King Creative Park - Dakeng.

To see maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Taichung travel route planning website .

Drive from Taipei to Taichung in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Taichung can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Taichung

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Nantou, Flying Cow Ranch
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National Museum of Natural Science ©
National Museum of Natural Science
Formosan Aboriginal Culture Village ©
Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan) ©
Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan)

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