6 days in Kaohsiung, Taichung & Taipei Itinerary

6 days in Kaohsiung, Taichung & Taipei Itinerary

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6 days in Kaohsiung, Taichung & Taipei Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Kaohsiung
— 1 night
train:  2​h
2
Taichung
— 2 nights
3
Taipei
— 2 nights
+2
train + subway + Fly:  8​h
End: Singapore

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Fo Guang Shan and then get engrossed in the history at Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: get a sense of history and politics at Kaohsiung Main Public Library, enjoy the sand and surf at Dapeng Bay National Scenic Area, and then don't miss a visit to Dragon Tiger Tower.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Kaohsiung trip maker website .

Singapore, Singapore to Kaohsiung is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Singapore in February, with highs in Kaohsiung at 29°C and lows at 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Taichung.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Historic Sites Museums Beaches

Side Trip

Dapeng Bay National Scenic Area
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Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum ©
Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum
Dapeng Bay National Scenic Area ©
Dapeng Bay National Scenic Area
Fo Guang Shan ©
Fo Guang Shan

2
nights
Taichung

Taichung ©
Known its good weather, Taichung boasts an interesting set of cultural attractions, including many temples showing the development of religious architectural styles in the area and forming focal points for most tours of Taichung.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): steep yourself in history at Lukang, then explore the world behind art at National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, then stop by Yichung Shopping Street, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at PaoChueh Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat): engage your brain at National Museum of Natural Science, then stop by Parklane, then don't miss a visit to Tunghai University, and finally look for gifts at Carton King Creative Park - Dakeng.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Taichung trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by train from Kaohsiung to Taichung takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Kaohsiung in February: high temperatures in Taichung hover around 22°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Taipei.

Things to do in Taichung

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lukang
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Lukang ©
Lukang
Yichung Shopping Street ©
Yichung Shopping Street
National Museum of Natural Science ©
National Museum of Natural Science

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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.
On the 23rd (Sun), get to know the resident critters at Taipei Zoo, don't miss a visit to Elephant Mountain (aka Nangang District Hiking Trail), then wander the streets of Ximending, and finally look for gifts at Ximen Red House - Ximending.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Taipei road trip planner .

You can take a train from Taichung to Taipei in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Taipei are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Taipei

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Yeh Liu Geo Park
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Taipei Zoo ©
Taipei Zoo
Ximen Red House - Ximending ©
Ximen Red House - Ximending
Ximending
Ximending

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