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.
On the 27th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Anping Tree House, look for gifts at Anping Gubao Ancient Street, then experience rural life at Nanyuan Garden Resort Farm, and finally stop by Garden Night Market. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the extensive heritage of Anping Fort (Anping gubao), admire the striking features of Renhoujing Fudeci, then admire the landmark architecture of Hayashi Department Store, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Shennong Street, and finally stop by Dadong Night Market.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Tainan online tour planner .

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 29th (Mon) to allow 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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): deepen your understanding at Alishan Linye Village & Huiyisenghuo Village, then make a trip to Alishan Forest Railway Garage Park, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Carrefour Tourism Night Market. Keep things going the next day: walk around Chiayi Park, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Lugang Old Street, and then look for gifts at Wenhua Night Market.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Chiayi road trip planning website .

Getting from Tainan to Chiayi by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to drive to Kaohsiung.

Things to do in Chiayi

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Wed): step off the mainland to explore Cijin Island, contemplate the waterfront views at Lianchi (Lotus) Lake, then don't miss a visit to Dragon Tiger Tower, then head outdoors with Ai He (Love River), and finally make a trip to The Dome of Light. On your second day here, get in on the family fun at E-Da Theme Park.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Kaohsiung trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Chiayi to Kaohsiung takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Kaohsiung can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Theme Parks Parks Nature
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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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