Going To Taipei or Kaohsiung, Taiwan?  In this installment of our Taiwan Travel Guide Series, we share our Taipei + Kaohsiung (and Kenting) trip itinerary and report, complete with comprehensive reviews of the attractions that we visited.

Kaohsiung Itinerary + Taipei Itinerary and Kenting Blog Trip Report

In this Kaoshiung and Taipei itinerary, we explored the 2 most vibrant cities in Taiwan within 1 trip.

Summary of Our Kaohsiung + Taipei Itinerary

DayHighlightsOvernight LocationHotel
Day 1Wulao Hotpot Lunch, Shopping @ Shinkuchan Shopping District, Formosa Boulevard, Liuhe Night MarketKaohsiungKindness Hotel Kaohsiung
Day 2Kenting Full Day TourKaohsiungKindness Hotel Kaohsiung
Day 3Fo Guang Shan, Lotus Lake, Dragon Tiger Tower, Cijin Island, Pier 2 District, Dinner @ 85 Sky TowerKaohsiungKindness Hotel Kaohsiung
Day 4Shopping @ Sanduo Shopping District, Dream Mall, Ruifeng Night MarketKaohsiungKindness Hotel Kaohsiung
Day 5Volando Urai Private Hot Spring (with Lunch), Wulai Old StreetTaipeiCity Inn Hotel Taipei Station Branch 1
Day 6Maokong, Tamshui Horse Riding, Shilin Night MarketTaipeiCity Inn Hotel Taipei Station Branch 1
Day 7JiufenTaipeiCity Inn Hotel Taipei Station Branch 1
Day 8Flight back to SingaporeSingaporeHome Sweet Home

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We would like to thank Our Travel Partner KKday for sponsoring some of our activities during our trip! 🙂 Thank you, KKday! Here’s our itinerary! Please click on the links in the itinerary for our detailed reviews for each activity.

Day 1 – Singapore -> Kaohsiung







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Day 2 – Kaohsiung -> Kenting -> Kaohsiung

KKday Sponsored Activity : 10-Hour Taxi Tour to Kenting

  • 0800 Rise and shine
  • 0830 Breakfast (Kindness Hotel Breakfast Review)
  • 0900 Pick up @ Hotel (Full Day 10 Hour Taxi Tour to Kenting Review)
    • 恆春古城 (Heng Chun Gu Cheng)
    • 出火奇景 (Chu Huo Qi Jing)
    • 海角七番地 ( 茂伯家、友子阿嬤家 ) (Filming Site of Haijiao Qi Hao – Cape No. 7)
    • 佳樂水 (Jia Le Shui)
    • Lunch
    • 港口吊橋 (Gang Kou Drawbridge)
    • 風吹沙 (Feng Chui Sha)
    • 龍磐公園 (Longpan Park)
    • 鵝鸞鼻燈塔 (Er Ruan Bi Lighthouse)
    • 關山夕照 (Sunset at Xishan)
    • 小杜包子 (Xiao Du Bao Zi)
  • 1900 Drop off @ Hotel
  • 2000 Dinner
  • 2130 Back to Hotel











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Day 3 – Kaohsiung

KKday Sponsored Activity : Chartered Tour to Suburbs of Kaohsiung








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Day 4 – Kaohsiung

  • 0830 Rise and shine
  • 0900 Breakfast @ Hotel
  • 1000 Shopping at Sanduo District (Comprehensive Kaohsiung Shopping Review)
  • 1300 Lunch
  • 1400 Board KMRT to Kaisyuan (R6)
  • 1415 Shuttle to Dream Mall
  • 1430 Shopping @ Dream Mall
  • 1700 Board KMRT to Kaohsiung Arena (R14)
  • 1730 Visit Night Market (Ruifeng Night Market Review)
  • 2030 Board KMRT to Sanduo Shopping District (R8)
  • 2100 Back to Hotel


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Day 5 – Kaohsiung -> Taipei

KKday Sponsored Activity : Volando Wulai Private Hot Spring









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Day 6 – Taipei

KKday Sponsored Activity : Horse Riding Experience on Tamsui Beach

  • 0700 Rise and shine
  • 0730 MRT to Taipei Zoo Station
  • 0800 Taipei Zoo Station to Maokong Station
  • 0830 Breakfast
  • 0900 Visit Maokong (Maokong Tour Review)
  • 1200 Maokong Gondola to Maokong Station
  • 1230 MRT to Taipei Main Station
  • 1300 Lunch
  • 1400 Rest
  • 1500 MRT to Tamsui
  • 1600 Complimentary Shuttle to Horse Riding Area
  • 1630 Horse Riding Session (Danshui Horse Riding Review)
  • 1800 MRT to Jiantan Station
  • 1830 Visit Shilin Night Market
  • 2000 MRT to Taipei Main Station
  • 2015 Reach Taipei Main Station
  • 2030 Back to Hotel





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Day 7 – Jiufen

  • 0730 Tze-Chiang Limited Express 272 to Ruifang Train Station
  • 0813 Reach Ruifang Train Station
  • 0830 Cab from Ruifang to Jiufen Old Street
  • 0845 Breakfast @ Jiufen
  • 0915 Walk around Jiufen (Jiufen Day Trip Review)
  • 1200 Lunch @ Jiufen
  • 1500 Cab back to Ruifang
  • 1607 Tze-Chiang Limited Express(Puyuma) 223 to Taipei Train Station
  • 1639 Reach Taipei Station
  • 1700 Shopping
  • 1900 Dinner
  • 2030 Back to Hotel






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Day 8 – Taipei -> Singapore

  • 0900 Rise and shine
  • 0930 Breakfast
  • 1000 Free and Easy
  • 1146 High Speed Rail 633 from Taipei Main Station to Taoyuan Station (High Speed Rail Review)
  • 1208 Reach Taoyuan HSR Station
  • 1220 Ubus 705 to Taoyuan Intl Airport Terminal 1
  • 1300 Check in Flight
  • 1400 Late Lunch @ Lounge
  • 1545 Board Scoot Flight TZ 201 to Singapore
  • 1800 Buy Snack on Board
  • 2050 Reach Singapore

We hope our itinerary will help you in your planning for a quick getaway trip to Taipei and Kaohsiung!

Do share with us if you have any comments on the itinerary! 🙂

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