7 days in Tainan, Chiayi & Kaohsiung Itinerary

7 days in Tainan, Chiayi & Kaohsiung Itinerary

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7 days in Tainan, Chiayi & Kaohsiung Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  9​h
1
Tainan
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Chiayi
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Kaohsiung
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Singapore

2
nights
Tainan

Tainan ©
The oldest city in the country, Tainan stood as the island's capital during feudal times.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Anping Tree House, look for gifts at Anping Gubao Ancient Street, then relax in the rural setting at Nanyuan Garden Resort Farm, and finally stop by Garden Night Market. Here are some ideas for day two: expand your understanding of the military at Anping Fort (Anping gubao), steep yourself in history at Renhoujing Fudeci, then browse the range of quality goods at Hayashi Department Store, then get to know the fascinating history of Shennong Street, and finally look for gifts at Dadong Night Market.

For photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Tainan trip itinerary builder tool .

Singapore, Singapore to Tainan is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Chiayi.

Things to do in Tainan

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Anping Tree House ©
Anping Tree House
Hayashi Department Store ©
Hayashi Department Store
Garden Night Market ©
Garden Night Market

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 (Sat): go for a walk through Alishan Linye Village & Huiyisenghuo Village, then make a trip to Alishan Forest Railway Garage Park, and then hunt for treasures at Carrefour Tourism Night Market. Keep things going the next day: stroll around Chiayi Park, then get to know the fascinating history of Lugang Old Street, and then stop by Wenhua Night Market.

To find ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Chiayi trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Tainan to Chiayi takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kaohsiung.

Things to do in Chiayi

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Side Trip

Lugang Old Street
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Lugang Old Street ©
Lugang Old Street
Chiayi Park ©
Chiayi Park

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 11th (Mon), head off the coast to Cijin Island, explore the activities along Lianchi (Lotus) Lake, don't miss a visit to Dragon Tiger Tower, then get outside with Ai He (Love River), and finally make a trip to The Dome of Light. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Tue): get in on the family fun at E-Da Theme Park.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Kaohsiung sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Chiayi to Kaohsiung in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

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E-Da Theme Park ©
E-Da Theme Park
The Dome of Light
The Dome of Light
Cijin Island ©
Cijin Island

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