10 days in Kaohsiung & Taipei Itinerary

10 days in Kaohsiung & Taipei Itinerary

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10 days in Kaohsiung & Taipei Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  7 h 30 min
1
Kaohsiung
— 3 nights
Train:  3 h
2
Taipei
— 6 nights
Fly:  8 h
End: Singapore

3
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Chimei Museum (in Annan) and Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia) (in West Central District). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Ai He (Love River), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum, take in the awesome beauty at Caishan Natural Park, and view the masterpieces at The Pier-2 Art Centre.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Kaohsiung trip builder tool .

Singapore, Singapore to Kaohsiung is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. Traveling from Singapore in December, expect Kaohsiung to be slightly colder, temps between 29°C and 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Taipei.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

Tainan
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Chimei Museum ©
Chimei Museum
Cijin Island ©
Cijin Island
Ai He (Love River) ©
Ai He (Love River)

6
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.
Attractions like Taipei Zoo and Taipei Children's Amusement Park make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with these side-trips from Taipei: Yeh Liu Geo Park (in Wanli) and Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) (in Ruifang). see BabyBoss. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at National Palace Museum, buy something for everyone on your list at Taipei 101, enjoy some diversion at Keelung River, and steep yourself in history at Taipei Confucius Temple.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Taipei itinerary planning app .

Do a combination of train and subway from Kaohsiung to Taipei in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Kaohsiung in December: highs in Taipei hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Taipei

Theme Parks Fun & Games Parks

Side Trip

New Taipei
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Taipei Zoo ©
Taipei Zoo
YehLiu Geopark ©
YehLiu Geopark
Beitou Hot Spring ©
Beitou Hot Spring

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