7 days in Tainan, Chiayi & Kaohsiung Itinerary

7 days in Tainan, Chiayi & Kaohsiung Itinerary

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7 days in Tainan, Chiayi & Kaohsiung Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  9​h
1
Tainan
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Chiayi
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Kaohsiung
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Singapore

2
nights
Tainan

Tainan ©
The oldest city in the country, Tainan stood as the island's capital during feudal times.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Anping Tree House, then stop by Anping Gubao Ancient Street, then relax in the rural setting at Nanyuan Garden Resort Farm, and finally stop by Garden Night Market. On the 11th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the extensive heritage of Anping Fort (Anping gubao), steep yourself in history at Renhoujing Fudeci, explore the wide array of goods at Hayashi Department Store, then get to know the fascinating history of Shennong Street, and finally stop by Dadong Night Market.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Tainan road trip planning app .

Singapore, Singapore to Tainan is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. In April, Tainan is slightly colder than Singapore - with highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can drive to Chiayi.

Things to do in Tainan

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Anping Tree House ©
Anping Tree House
Hayashi Department Store ©
Hayashi Department Store
Garden Night Market ©
Garden Night Market

1
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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.
On the 12th (Sun), go for a walk through Alishan Linye Village & Huiyisenghuo Village, then make a trip to Alishan Forest Railway Garage Park, and then hunt for treasures at Carrefour Tourism Night Market. Keep things going the next day: stroll around Chiayi Park, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Lugang Old Street, and then look for gifts at Wenhua Night Market.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Chiayi itinerary maker .

You can drive from Tainan to Chiayi in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can go by car to Kaohsiung.

Things to do in Chiayi

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Side Trip

Lugang Old Street
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Wenhua Night Market ©
Wenhua Night Market
Lugang Old Street ©
Lugang Old Street

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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 14th (Tue), head off the coast to Cijin Island, explore the activities along Lianchi (Lotus) Lake, don't miss a visit to Dragon Tiger Tower, then head outdoors with Ai He (Love River), and finally make a trip to The Dome of Light. On your second day here, get in on the family fun at E-Da Theme Park.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Kaohsiung vacation planner.

Getting from Chiayi to Kaohsiung by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Kaohsiung are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

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Cijin Island ©
Cijin Island
Dragon Tiger Tower ©
Dragon Tiger Tower
Ai He (Love River) ©
Ai He (Love River)

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