13 days in Tainan & Kaohsiung Itinerary

13 days in Tainan & Kaohsiung Itinerary

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13 days in Tainan & Kaohsiung Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Tainan
— 4 nights
Train:  1​h
2
Kaohsiung
— 7 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Singapore

4
nights
Tainan

Tainan ©
The oldest city in the country, Tainan stood as the island's capital during feudal times.
Step out of Tainan to go to Fanlu and see Eryanping Trail, which is approximately 1h 45 min away. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Chimei Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Confucius Temple, admire the landmark architecture of Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia), and head outdoors with Alishan Siding Yunhai.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Tainan holiday builder app .

Singapore, Singapore to Tainan is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Singapore in December, with highs in Tainan at 29°C and lows at 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Kaohsiung.

Things to do in Tainan

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Alishan Siding Yunhai, Eryanping Trail
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Chimei Museum ©
Chimei Museum
Guanziling Hot Spring ©
Guanziling Hot Spring
Eryanping Trail ©
Eryanping Trail

7
nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kaohsiung: National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium (in Checheng), Xiao Liu Qiu (in Liuqiu) and Hengchun (Kenting National Park, Feng Chui Sha, & more). And it doesn't end there: head off the coast to Cijin Island, make a trip to Dragon Tiger Tower, get engrossed in the history at Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum, and view the masterpieces at The Pier-2 Art Centre.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Kaohsiung trip itinerary builder app .

Getting from Tainan to Kaohsiung by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In December, daily temperatures in Kaohsiung can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Hengchun, National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium, Xiao Liu Qiu
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Kenting National Park ©
Kenting National Park
Cijin Island ©
Cijin Island

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