7 days in Kaohsiung, Tainan & Taichung Itinerary

7 days in Kaohsiung, Tainan & Taichung Itinerary

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7 days in Kaohsiung, Tainan & Taichung Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Kaohsiung
— 2 nights
Train:  1​h
2
Tainan
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Taichung
— 3 nights
+2
Train + Subway + Fly:  9​h
End: Singapore

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): head off the coast to Cijin Island, then contemplate the long history of Formosa Boulevard Station, then make a trip to The Dome of Light, and finally take in the exciting artwork at The Pier-2 Art Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get outside with Ai He (Love River), then don't miss a visit to Dragon Tiger Tower, and then get engrossed in the history at Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum.

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Singapore, Singapore to Kaohsiung is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in June, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Tainan.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

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Cijin Island ©
Cijin Island
Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum ©
Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum
Dragon Tiger Tower ©
Dragon Tiger Tower

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 12th (Fri): examine the collection at Chimei Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ji Dian Wu Miao, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia), and finally contemplate the long history of Anping Tree House.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Tainan journey planner .

Getting from Kaohsiung to Tainan by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can go by car to Taichung.

Things to do in Tainan

Historic Sites Museums
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Chimei Museum ©
Chimei Museum
Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia)
Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia)
Anping Tree House ©
Anping Tree House

3
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.
Family-friendly places like Leofoo Village Theme Park and National Museum of Natural Science will thrill your kids. Take a break from Taichung with a short trip to Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan) in Ren'ai Township, about 1h 25 min away. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Gaomei Wetland, take a stroll through Rainbow Village Taichung, examine the collection at Taiwan Balloon Museum, and get a sense of history and politics at Wanchungong.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Taichung vacation builder app .

You can drive from Tainan to Taichung in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June in Taichung, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Taichung

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Leofoo Village Theme Park, Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan)
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Leofoo Village Theme Park ©
Leofoo Village Theme Park
National Museum of Natural Science ©
Gaomei Wetland ©
Gaomei Wetland

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