15 days in Taiwan Itinerary

15 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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15 days in Taiwan Itinerary

Singapore
Fly:  8​h
Taipei
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Taichung
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
Kaohsiung
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
Singapore

6
days
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.
Relax by the water at Fulung Beach and White Sand Bay. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Ximen Red House - Ximending and P.Seven. Venture out of the city with trips to Xinbei (Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street), Wulai, & more) and Zhonglieci (in Keelung). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of National Palace Museum, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Taipei Zoo, don't miss a visit to Elephant Mountain (aka Nangang District Hiking Trail), and enjoy breathtaking views from Taipei 101.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Taipei sightseeing planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Taipei is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. In June in Taipei, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can drive to Taichung.

Things to do in Taipei

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Xinbei, Keelung
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Fulung Beach
Ximending
Ximen Red House - Ximending

4
days
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 Taichung's surroundings by going to Lukang (in Changhua) and Nantou (Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan), Wen Wu Temple, & more). Next up on the itinerary: get curious at National Museum of Natural Science, admire the striking features of Wanchungong, don't miss a visit to Tunghai University, and look for gifts at Yichung Shopping Street.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Taichung online itinerary creator.

Traveling by car from Taipei to Taichung takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Taichung can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Kaohsiung.

Things to do in Taichung

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Nantou County, Lukang
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Sun Moon Lake
Yichung Shopping Street
Lukang

5
days
Kaohsiung

A small trading town in the 17th century, Kaohsiung now stands as a sprawling metropolis, its harbor representing the largest on the island.
Do your shopping at The Pier-2 Art Centre and Dream Mall Shopping Mall. Venture out of the city with trips to Tainan (Hayashi Department Store, Miao Shou Gong, & more) and Dapeng Bay National Scenic Area (in Pingtung). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum, admire the striking features of Dragon Tiger Tower, explore the activities along Lianchi (Lotus) Lake, and admire all the interesting features of National Sun Yat-sen University.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Kaohsiung vacation trip planner.

Traveling by train from Taichung to Kaohsiung takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in June, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

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Tainan, Dapeng Bay National Scenic Area
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Chimei Museum
The Pier-2 Art Centre
Hayashi Department Store

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