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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Anping Tree House, then look for gifts at Anping Gubao Ancient Street, then relax in the rural setting at Nanyuan Garden Resort Farm, and finally look for gifts at Garden Night Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Anping Fort (Anping gubao), admire the landmark architecture of Renhoujing Fudeci, browse the range of quality goods at Hayashi Department Store, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Shennong Street, and finally look for gifts at Dadong Night Market.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Tainan online travel route planner .

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) so you can drive to Chiayi.

Things to do in Tainan

Historic Sites Shopping
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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): don't miss a visit to Alishan Linye Village & Huiyisenghuo Village, make a trip to Alishan Forest Railway Garage Park, and then hunt for treasures at Carrefour Tourism Night Market. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Chiayi Park, get to know the fascinating history of Lugang Old Street, and then look for gifts at Wenhua Night Market.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Chiayi trip builder site .

Drive from Tainan to Chiayi in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) 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 11th (Mon): step off the mainland to explore Cijin Island, explore the activities along Lianchi (Lotus) Lake, make a trip to Dragon Tiger Tower, then get outside with Ai He (Love River), and finally make a trip to The Dome of Light. On the 12th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: find something for the whole family at E-Da Theme Park.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Kaohsiung trip maker website .

Traveling by car from Chiayi to Kaohsiung takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Kaohsiung can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to 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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