6 days in Kaohsiung, Taichung & Taipei Itinerary

6 days in Kaohsiung, Taichung & Taipei Itinerary

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Start: Singapore
Fly:  7 h 30 min
1
Kaohsiung
— 1 night
Train:  2 h
2
Taichung
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Taipei
— 2 nights
Fly:  8 h
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.
On the 1st (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Fo Guang Shan and then take an in-depth tour of Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum. On the next day, take in panoramic vistas at Kaohsiung Main Public Library, thenkick back and relax at Dapeng Bay National Scenic Area, and then don't miss a visit to Dragon Tiger Tower.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Kaohsiung trip planning site.

Singapore, Singapore to Kaohsiung is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Singapore in March, with highs in Kaohsiung at 31°C and lows at 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Taichung.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Historic Sites Museums Beaches

Side Trip

Dapeng Bay National Scenic Area
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Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum ©
Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum
Dapeng Bay National Scenic Area ©
Dapeng Bay National Scenic Area
Kaohsiung Main Public Library ©
Kaohsiung Main Public Library

2
nights
Taichung

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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): take a stroll through Lukang, thenexplore the world behind art at National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, thenlook for gifts at Yichung Shopping Street, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of PaoChueh Temple. On the 4th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: engage your brain at National Museum of Natural Science, thenlook for gifts at Parklane, thendon't miss a visit to Tunghai University, and finally stop by Carton King Creative Park - Dakeng.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Taichung online day trip planner.

Traveling by train from Kaohsiung to Taichung takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Kaohsiung in March: high temperatures in Taichung hover around 25°C and lows are around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Taipei.

Things to do in Taichung

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lukang
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Lukang ©
Lukang
National Museum of Natural Science ©
National Museum of Natural Science
Yichung Shopping Street ©
Yichung Shopping Street

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Taipei Zoo, thendon't miss a visit to Elephant Mountain (aka Nangang District Hiking Trail), thenvisit Ximending, and finally look for gifts at Ximen Red House - Ximending.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Taipei trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Taichung to Taipei in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Taipei are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. On the 6th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Taipei

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

YehLiu Geopark
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Taipei Zoo ©
Taipei Zoo
Ximen Red House - Ximending ©
Ximen Red House - Ximending
Ximending
Ximending

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