4 days in Tainan & Kaohsiung Itinerary

4 days in Tainan & Kaohsiung Itinerary

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4 days in Tainan & Kaohsiung Itinerary

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

1
night
Tainan

Tainan ©
The oldest city in the country, Tainan stood as the island's capital during feudal times.
On the 11th (Sun), examine the collection at Chimei Museum, then contemplate the long history of Anping Tree House, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia).

For photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Tainan road trip site .

Singapore, Singapore to Tainan is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Kaohsiung.

Things to do in Tainan

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): head outdoors with Ai He (Love River), don't miss a visit to The Dome of Light, then view the masterpieces at The Pier-2 Art Centre, and finally step off the mainland to explore Cijin Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Lianchi (Lotus) Lake, then don't miss a visit to Dragon Tiger Tower, and then get a sense of history and politics at Kaohsiung Main Public Library.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Kaohsiung visit planner .

You can take a train from Tainan to Kaohsiung in an hour. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Parks Nature Shopping
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The Pier-2 Art Centre ©
The Pier-2 Art Centre
The Dome of Light
The Dome of Light
Cijin Island ©
Cijin Island

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