5 days in Tainan, Chiayi & Kaohsiung Itinerary

5 days in Tainan, Chiayi & Kaohsiung Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Taiwan sightseeing planner

©
This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

5 days in Tainan, Chiayi & Kaohsiung Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Tainan
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
Chiayi
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
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 8th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Chimei Museum, then steep yourself in history at Anping Tree House, and then get to know the fascinating history of Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia).

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Tainan travel itinerary planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Tainan is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Chiayi.

Things to do in Tainan

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Chimei Museum ©
Chimei Museum
Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia)
Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia)
Anping Tree House ©
Anping Tree House

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Singang Fenqtain Gong, stroll around Chiayi Park, then don't miss a visit to Bei Men Yi, then don't miss a visit to The Hinoki Village, and finally examine the collection at Museum of Ancient Taiwan Tiles.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Chiayi itinerary planner.

You can drive from Tainan to Chiayi in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can go by car to Kaohsiung.

Things to do in Chiayi

Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Chiayi Park ©
Chiayi Park
The Hinoki Village ©
The Hinoki Village

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.
On the 10th (Tue), head outdoors with Ai He (Love River), make a trip to Dragon Tiger Tower, explore the galleries of The Pier-2 Art Centre, then don't miss a visit to The Dome of Light, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Kaohsiung Main Public Library. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Yi Cheng Tang and then take an in-depth tour of Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Kaohsiung trip planner.

Traveling by car from Chiayi to Kaohsiung takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Kaohsiung are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Pier-2 Art Centre ©
The Pier-2 Art Centre
The Dome of Light
The Dome of Light
Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum ©
Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum

Similar Plans

8 days in Kaohsiung BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 8 days in Kaohsiung BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE November, teens, outdoors, relaxing, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, teens, outdoors, relaxing, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 6 days in Kaohsiung, Taichung & Taipei BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE September, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 7 days in New Taipei, Taichung & Kaohsiung BY A USER FROM HONG KONG December, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in Taipei & Kaohsiung BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE September, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 7 days in Tainan, Pingtung & Kaohsiung BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE October, culture, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, culture, relaxing, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in Taipei & Kaohsiung BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE September, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 6 days in Taipei & Kaohsiung BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA August, culture, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, culture, relaxing, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in Taiwan BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE September, outdoors, relaxing, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, outdoors, relaxing, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in Taipei & Kaohsiung BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE September, outdoors, relaxing, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, outdoors, relaxing, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 6 days in Taiwan BY A USER FROM VIETNAM August, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 6 days in Kaohsiung BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE December, teens, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans