6 days in Kaohsiung, Taichung & Taipei Itinerary

6 days in Kaohsiung, Taichung & Taipei Itinerary

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6 days in Kaohsiung, Taichung & Taipei Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Kaohsiung
— 1 night
train:  2​h
2
Taichung
— 2 nights
train:  2​h
3
Taipei
— 2 nights
+2
train + subway + Fly:  8​h
End: Singapore

1
night
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 2nd (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Fo Guang Shan and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Kaohsiung Main Public Library, head outdoors with Dapeng Bay National Scenic Area, and then make a trip to Dragon Tiger Tower.

To see photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Kaohsiung trip website .

Singapore, Singapore to Kaohsiung is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Singapore in April: high temperatures in Kaohsiung hover around 34°C and lows are around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Taichung.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Dapeng Bay National Scenic Area
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Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum ©
Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum
Dapeng Bay National Scenic Area ©
Dapeng Bay National Scenic Area
Fo Guang Shan ©
Fo Guang Shan

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): wander the streets of Lukang, then explore the world behind art at National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, then stop by Yichung Shopping Street, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at PaoChueh Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sun): get curious at National Museum of Natural Science, then look for gifts at Parklane, then don't miss a visit to Tunghai University, and finally look for gifts at Carton King Creative Park - Dakeng.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Taichung route planner .

You can take a train from Kaohsiung to Taichung in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Kaohsiung in April, things will get a bit cooler in Taichung: highs are around 30°C and lows about 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Taipei.

Things to do in Taichung

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lukang
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Lukang ©
Lukang
National Museum of Natural Science ©
Yichung Shopping Street ©
Yichung Shopping Street

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): get to know the resident critters at Taipei Zoo, then don't miss a visit to Elephant Mountain (aka Nangang District Hiking Trail), then wander the streets of Ximending, and finally look for gifts at Ximen Red House - Ximending.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Taipei online holiday planner .

You can take a train from Taichung to Taipei in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. April in Taipei sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Taipei

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

YehLiu Geopark
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Taipei Zoo ©
Taipei Zoo
Ximen Red House - Ximending ©
Ximen Red House - Ximending
Ximending
Ximending

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