See the southern part of Taiwan in 3 days, with visits to Kaohsiung, Kenting, Taitung, Cijing Island, Hengchun and head to Tainan on the third day. Go on a historic tour and learn more about this fascinating island.
About this activity
Duration 3 days
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Pick-up service at any hotel in downtown Taipei City. You will be advised of the exact pick-up time when you re-confirm your tour.
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Stay in Taiwan's best 5-star hotels
Tour Hengchun, the best-preserved historical town of Taiwan
Take the ferry to Cijing Island, experience the fun of a cycle rickshaw ride through the streets
Enjoy the oldest and most typical night market in Kaohsiung
Take a historic tour in Tainan, the first capital city of Taiwan
Day 1: Taipei / Kaohsiung / Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum / Pier-2 Art Center / Cijing Island / Liuhe Night Market • Hotel: Howard Plaza Hotel(five star), Kaohsiung or similar
Depart from Taipei in the morning and take the high-speed train south to Kaohsiung, the second biggest city of Taiwan.
The first stop is Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum, constructed by the Venerable Master Hsing Yun to enshrine the Buddha’s relic.
Afterwards, journey to Pier-2 Art Center, once an abandoned and forgotten warehouse, today the warehouse is reborn as a place to enjoy fine arts. Then take the ferry to Cijing Island, an offshore island of Kaohsiung. Experience the fun of a cycle rickshaw ride through the streets.
After a nostalgic tour in Cijing Island, it’s time to fulfill your appetite with some local delicacies at Liuhe Night Market, the oldest and most typical night market in Kaohsiung. Here you have a chance to taste the city’s signature street foods like the seafood congee, steamed salted shrimps, papaya milk drink, rice cake, Stinky Tofu…
Day 2: Kaohsiung / Kenting / Oulanpi / Maobitou / Longpan Park / Hengchun Old Town/ Kaohsiung • Hotel: Howard Plaza Hotel(five star), Kaohsiung or similar
Journeying south of the border, you are going to Kenting, a tropical paradise to have a romantic getaway. Hengchun(eternal spring) is the best-preserved historical town in Taiwan. The relic retains its original gates and ramparts since the Qing Dynasty.
See Maobitou (cat’s nose), a natural rock formation in the shape of a crouching cat and afterwards journey to Oulanpi, which is known for its lighthouse listed as one of the Eight Views of Taiwan during the period under Japanese rule. Afterwards, explore Longpan Park, a coral limestone tableland eroded by rainwater.
Day 3: Kaohsiung / Tainan City tour (Fort Provintia, Koxinga Shrine, Ten Drum Culture Creative Park, Fort Zeelandia, Anping Tree House) / Taipei
Go on a historic tour in Tainan, the oldest city in Taiwan and commonly known as the “Capital City”.
The first stop is Fort Provintia, which was listed as an official historic monument in 1983. The fortress was originally constructed by the Dutch in 1653 then destroyed and rebuilt during the Qing Dynasty and the period under Japanese rule. see the Koxinga Shrine built during the Ming Dynasty. See Fort Zeelandia, built by the Dutch East India Company during their 38-year rule of the western part of Taiwan. Near Fort Zeelandia is the famous Anping Tree House, which used to be the warehouse of the former Tait & Co. Merchant House.
After a tour in Anping District, head back to Taipei by the high-speed train.
All entrance tickets for the above itinerary
High-speed rail ticket for Taipei to Kaohsiung and Tainan to Taipei
English-speaking tour guide (other languages available upon request)
Hotel pick-up and drop off for hotels in downtown Taipei City