9 days in Kaohsiung & Taipei Itinerary

9 days in Kaohsiung & Taipei Itinerary

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9 days in Kaohsiung & Taipei Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  5​h
1
Kaohsiung
— 4 nights
Train:  2​h 45​min
2
Taipei
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Singapore

4
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium and Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum. Head to The Pier-2 Art Centre and Freedom Sunset Marketfor plenty of shopping. Go for a jaunt from Kaohsiung to Hengchun to see Kenting National Park about 1h 45 min away. There's more to do: head outdoors with Ai He (Love River) and don't miss a visit to The Dome of Light.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Kaohsiung trip itinerary builder website .

Singapore, Singapore to Kaohsiung is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. Traveling from Singapore in November, things will get slightly colder in Kaohsiung: highs are around 34°C and lows about 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Taipei.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Kenting National Park, National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium
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The Pier-2 Art Centre ©
The Pier-2 Art Centre
Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum ©
Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum

4
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore National Palace Museum and National Revolutionary Martyrs' Shrine. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) and Taipei 101. Venture out of the city with trips to Keelung River (in Bali), Elephant Trunk Rock (in Ruifang) and Yeh Liu Geo Park (in Wanli). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Ximending, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Taipei Zoo, walk around Lotus Pond, and explore the striking landscape of Yangmingshan National Park.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Taipei trip builder app .

Traveling by train from Kaohsiung to Taipei takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Kaohsiung in November, you will find days in Taipei are little chillier (29°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Taipei

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

New Taipei
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National Palace Museum
National Palace Museum
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) ©
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)
Taipei 101 ©
Taipei 101

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