7 days in Tainan, Chiayi & Kaohsiung Itinerary

7 days in Tainan, Chiayi & Kaohsiung Itinerary

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Tainan
— 2 nights
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Chiayi
— 1 night
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Kaohsiung
— 2 nights
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Tainan

— 2 nights

Phoenix City

The oldest city in the country, Tainan stood as the island's capital during feudal times.
On the 7th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Anping Tree House, stop by 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: get to know the fascinating history 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.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Tainan trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Tainan is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can drive to Chiayi.

Things to do in Tainan

Historic Sites · Shopping

Chiayi

— 1 night
The provincial city in the county of the same name, Chiayi sits as the gateway to the national scenic mountain area of Alishan.
On the 9th (Sat), go for a walk through Alishan Forestry Village & Hinoki Village, then get to know the fascinating history of Chiayi Loco Shed Park, and then hunt for treasures at Carrefour Tourism Night Market. On the 10th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around Chiayi Park, appreciate the extensive heritage of Lugang Old Street, and then look for gifts at Wenhua Night Market.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Chiayi online visit planner.

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

Things to do in Chiayi

Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

Side Trip

Kaohsiung

— 2 nights

Harbor City

A small trading town in the 17th century, Kaohsiung now stands as a sprawling metropolis, its harbor representing the largest on the island.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): step off the mainland to explore Cijin Island, explore the activities along Lianchi (Lotus) Lake, then don't miss a visit to Dragon Tiger Tower, then head outdoors with Ai He (Love River), and finally don't miss a visit to The Dome of Light. On the next day, find something for the whole family at E-Da Theme Park.

Plan trip to Kaohsiung with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Chiayi to Kaohsiung in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Kaohsiung can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Theme Parks · Parks · Nature · Outdoors