9 days in Taiwan Itinerary

9 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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9 days in Taiwan Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  4 h 30 min
1
Kaohsiung
— 1 night
High speed Rail:  1 h
2
Tainan
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
3
Chiayi
— Few hours
Drive:  3 h
4
Alishan
— 1 night
Taxi + Train:  3 h 30 min
5
Taipei
— 4 nights
Fly:  8 h 30 min
End: Singapore

1
night
Kaohsiung

Kaohsiung ©
A small trading town in the 17th century, Kaohsiung now stands as a sprawling metropolis, its harbor representing the largest on the island.
Cijin Island has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): head off the coast to Cijin Island and then explore the activities along Lianchi (Lotus) Lake.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Kaohsiung vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Singapore, Singapore to Kaohsiung is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. Traveling from Singapore in February, expect Kaohsiung to be slightly colder, temps between 29°C and 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can catch the train to Tainan.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Nature Parks
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Cijin Island ©
Cijin Island
Lianchi (Lotus) Lake ©
Lianchi (Lotus) Lake

1
night
Tainan

Tainan
The oldest city in the country, Tainan stood as the island's capital during feudal times.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia).

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Tainan trip itinerary maker site.

Take a train from Kaohsiung to Tainan in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In February, daytime highs in Tainan are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Chiayi.

Things to do in Tainan

Historic Sites
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Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia)
Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia)

few
hours
Chiayi

Chiayi
The provincial city in the county of the same name, Chiayi sits as the gateway to the national scenic mountain area of Alishan.
For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Chiayi online holiday maker.

Drive from Tainan to Chiayi in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Tainan, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Chiayi, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 19°C. You will leave for Alishan on the 24th (Mon).

Things to do in Chiayi

Parks Outdoors Museums
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1
night
Alishan

Alishan ©
On the 24th (Mon), take in the pleasant sights at Alishan Sacred Tree, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shun Bao Fu De Temple, and then stop by Fenchihu Old Town.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Alishan trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Chiayi to Alishan by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in February, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Taipei.

Things to do in Alishan

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fenchihu Old Town, Alishan Sacred Tree
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Alishan National Forest Recreation Area ©
Fenchihu Old Town ©
Fenchihu Old Town
Alishan Sacred Tree ©
Alishan Sacred Tree

4
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Taipei: Wenwu Shengmiao (in Xinzhuang), Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) (in Ruifang) and Mike Recreation Farm (in Beipu). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at National Palace Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hsing Tian Kong, admire the landmark architecture of Heritage And Culture Education Center Of Taipei, and don't miss a visit to National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Taipei road trip tool.

Do a combination of taxi and train from Alishan to Taipei in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. While traveling from Alishan, expect somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Taipei, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Taipei

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

New Taipei, Dashan Beiyue, Mike Recreation Farm
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National Palace Museum
National Palace Museum
Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall ©
Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) ©
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)

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