7 days in Kaohsiung, West District & Taipei Itinerary

7 days in Kaohsiung, West District & Taipei Itinerary

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7 days in Kaohsiung, West District & Taipei Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  5​h
1
Kaohsiung
— 2 nights
Train:  1​h
2
West District
— 2 nights
Train:  2​h
3
Taipei
— 2 nights
+3
Subway + Train + Subway + Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Singapore

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Jin-Zuan Night Market, Kaisyuan International Tourism Night Market, Dream Mall, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Thu): make a trip to Fo Guang Shan, then take an in-depth tour of Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum, and then look for gifts at Ruifeng Night Market. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Lianchi (Lotus) Lake, don't miss a visit to Dragon Tiger Tower, then buy something for everyone on your list at Dream Mall, then hunt for treasures at Kaisyuan International Tourism Night Market, and finally pick up some local products at Jin-Zuan Night Market.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Kaohsiung day trip planning site .

Singapore, Singapore to Kaohsiung is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Singapore in January: high temperatures in Kaohsiung hover around 29°C and lows are around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to catch the train to West District.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Shopping Historic Sites Parks
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Ruifeng Night Market ©
Ruifeng Night Market
Dream Mall ©
Dream Mall
Jin-Zuan Night Market ©
Jin-Zuan Night Market

2
nights
West District

West District ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Wenhua Night Market as well as FengJia Night Market. On the 2nd (Sat), look for gifts at Wenhua Night Market. Keep things going the next day: stop by FengJia Night Market.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for West District using our trip planner.

Traveling by train from Kaohsiung to West District takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Kaohsiung in February, expect nights in West District to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are little chillier, around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can drive to Taipei.

Things to do in West District

Shopping

Side Trip

FengJia Night Market
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FengJia Night Market ©
FengJia Night Market
Wenhua Night Market ©
Wenhua Night Market

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.
You've added Raohe Street Night Market, Taipei Zoo, Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street), and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): get in on the family fun at Leofoo Village Theme Park and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Longshan Temple. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) and then hunt for treasures at Raohe Street Night Market.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Taipei online day trip planner .

Getting from West District to Taipei by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of taxi, flight, and subway. Traveling from West District in February, you will find days in Taipei are a bit warmer (23°C), and nights are a bit cooler (16°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Taipei

Shopping Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street), Leofoo Village Theme Park
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Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) ©
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)
Leofoo Village Theme Park ©
Leofoo Village Theme Park
Raohe Street Night Market ©
Raohe Street Night Market

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