9 days in Kaohsiung, Taichung & Taipei Itinerary

9 days in Kaohsiung, Taichung & Taipei Itinerary

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9 days in Kaohsiung, Taichung & Taipei Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  7 h 30 min
1
Kaohsiung
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h
2
Taichung
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Taipei
— 4 nights
Fly:  8 h
End: Singapore

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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Cihou Fort, visit a coastal fixture at Cihou Lighthouse, then steep yourself in history at Hong Lou At Kaohsiung Municipal Kaohsiung Senior High School, and finally browse the different shops at Taroko Park.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Kaohsiung day trip planning website .

Singapore, Singapore to Kaohsiung is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. Traveling from Singapore in November, expect Kaohsiung to be slightly colder, temps between 34°C and 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Taichung.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Shopping Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Kenting Long Keng Ecological Reserve, Wan Jin Church
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Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts ©
Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts
Wan Jin Church ©
Wan Jin Church
Cihou Fort ©
Cihou Fort

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): stop by Yichung Shopping Street, identify plant and animal life at Kaomei Wetland, and then wander the streets of Lukang. Here are some ideas for day two: relax in the rural setting at Wuling Farm.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Taichung sightseeing planner .

Getting from Kaohsiung to Taichung by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Kaohsiung in November, with highs in Taichung at 30°C and lows at 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive to Taipei.

Things to do in Taichung

Wildlife Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Lukang
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Gaomei Wetland ©
Gaomei Wetland
Lukang ©
Lukang
Yichung Shopping Street ©
Yichung Shopping Street

4
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Neipi Beach and Lanyang Museum. Get some historical perspective at Hsing Tian Kong and Hsinchu Cheng Huang Temple. Explore Taipei's surroundings by going to Keelung Harbor (in Zhongzheng District), Dongshan River Forest Park (in Dongshan) and Wujie (Yilan Lover's Bay & National Center for Traditional Arts). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Taipei Confucius Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paoan Temple, take an in-depth tour of National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall, and make a trip to Jimi Square - Yilan Station.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Taipei road trip planning site .

You can drive from Taichung to Taipei in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in November, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Taipei

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Wujie, Keelung Harbor, Lanyang Museum, Hsinchu Cheng Huang Temple, The Lin Family Mansion and Garden
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Neipi Beach ©
Neipi Beach
Yilan Lover's Bay ©
Yilan Lover's Bay
The Lin Family Mansion and Garden ©
The Lin Family Mansion and Garden

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