9 days in Taipei, Keelung & Yilan Itinerary

9 days in Taipei, Keelung & Yilan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Singapore
Fly:  8 h
1
Taipei
— 3 nights
Drive:  30 min
2
Ren'ai District
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Dongshan
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Datong
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  10 h 45 min
End: Singapore


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3
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.
Take a break from Taipei with a short trip to Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) in Ruifang, about 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: pause for some photo ops at Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, witness a stunning natural landmark at Beitou Hot Spring, take an in-depth tour of National Palace Museum, and make a trip to Moon Bus.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Taipei trip 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 December, expect nights in Taipei to be a bit cooler, around 18°C, while days are cooler, around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Ren'ai District.

Things to do in Taipei

Shopping Parks Museums

Side Trip

Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)
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Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall ©
Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall
Beitou Hot Spring ©
Beitou Hot Spring
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) ©
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)

2
nights
Ren'ai District

Ren'ai District ©
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): admire the verdant scenery at Wangyou Valley, then explore the striking landscape at YehLiu Geopark, and then don't miss a visit to Baimiwong Fortification. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Shifen Old Street, hike along Jin Shan Shitou Mountain Park Hao Yun Trail, and then take a leisurely stroll along Jinshan Shuiwei Fishing Port.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Ren'ai District travel planner.

Ren'ai District is just a stone's throw from Taipei. In December, daytime highs in Ren'ai District are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Dongshan.

Things to do in Ren'ai District

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

New Taipei, Keelung
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YehLiu Geopark ©
YehLiu Geopark
Wangyou Valley ©
Wangyou Valley
Shifen Old Street ©
Shifen Old Street

1
night
Dongshan

Dongshan ©
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Meihua Lake, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shanfa Temple, then identify plant and animal life at Dongshan River Forest Park, and finally make a trip to Lucky Art Crayon Factory.

To plan Dongshan vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Ren'ai District to Dongshan takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in December, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Datong.

Things to do in Dongshan

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Shanfa Temple, Lucky Art Crayon Factory
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Meihua Lake ©
Meihua Lake
Lucky Art Crayon Factory ©
Lucky Art Crayon Factory

2
nights
Datong

Datong ©
Datong Township is a mountain indigenous township in the southwestern part of Yilan County, Taiwan. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): get outside with Qilan Shenmuyuan and then hike along Taiwan Beech National Trail.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Datong travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Dongshan to Datong in an hour. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. In December in Datong, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Datong

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Taiwan Beech National Trail ©
Taiwan Beech National Trail
Jiuzhize (Renzhe) Hot Springs ©
Jiuzhize (Renzhe) Hot Springs

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