8 days in Taipei, Yilan & Hualien Itinerary

8 days in Taipei, Yilan & Hualien Itinerary

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8 days in Taipei, Yilan & Hualien Itinerary

Start: Singapore
+2
Fly + subway + train:  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
+2
train + subway + 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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): contemplate the long history of 228 Peace Memorial Park.

To see photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Taipei sightseeing planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Taipei is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and ferry. In November, Taipei is slightly colder than Singapore - with highs of 29°C and lows of 22°C. On the 9th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can 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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): hunt for treasures at Yilan Dongmen night market, then buy something for everyone on your list at Luna Plaza, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Luodong Night Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sun): admire the sheer force of 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 find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Yilan sightseeing website .

Drive from Taipei to Yilan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Yilan can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. You will leave for Hualien on the 11th (Mon).

Things to do in Yilan

Nature Parks Shopping
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Jiaosi Hot Spring Park ©
Jiaosi Hot Spring Park
Luodong Night Market ©
Luodong Night Market
Nanfangao Fishing Port ©
Nanfangao Fishing Port

2
nights
Hualien

Hualien ©
Nestled between the sea and the mountains, Hualien boasts a number of attractions, both natural and manmade.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): hunt for treasures at Zhiqiang Night Market. On the 12th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Taroko Gorge and then trek along Zhuilu Old Trail.

Before you visit Hualien, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Do a combination of bus and train from Yilan to Hualien in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You will leave for Taipei on the 13th (Wed).

Things to do in Hualien

Outdoors Trails Parks
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Taroko Gorge ©
Taroko Gorge

2
nights
Taipei

Taipei ©
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): stop by Wu Fen Pu (Wufenpu Garment Wholesale Area), browse the eclectic array of goods at Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street), and then don't miss a visit to Shifen Waterfall Walk Area. On the 14th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Shifen Old Street and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Beitou Hot Spring.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Taipei trip itinerary site .

Traveling by train from Hualien to Taipei takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Taipei

Shopping Historic Sites Nature

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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