11 days in Japan Itinerary

11 days in Japan Itinerary

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11 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  10​h 15​min
1
Tokyo
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
2
Kyoto
— 2 nights
train:  30​min
3
Osaka
— 3 nights
train:  2​h
4
Hiroshima
— 2 nights
+2
train + subway + Fly:  10​h
End: Singapore

2
nights
Tokyo

Tokyo ©
Tokyo holds the status of most populous metropolitan area in the world--a fact you'll find tangible as you walk the bustling streets and explore its diverse neighborhoods and cultures.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tokyo: Yokosuka (Onsen Resorts, Mt. Miura Fuji, & more) and Futtsu (Mother Farm & Torozakadaishi Kiridoshi Tunnel).

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Tokyo trip builder .

Singapore, Singapore to Tokyo is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Tokyo. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Singapore in November; daily highs in Tokyo reach 19°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Yokosuka, Futtsu
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Tateishi Park ©
Tateishi Park
Higashi Kano Shrine ©
Higashi Kano Shrine
Mt. Ogusu ©
Mt. Ogusu

2
nights
Kyoto

Kyoto ©
The national capital for over a thousand years, Kyoto retains much of the charm of old Japan, boasting numerous temples and shrines that seem completely untouched by the modern world.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Byodoin, then see the interesting displays at Gekkeikan Okura Sake Museum, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Suntory Yamazaki Distillery, and finally contemplate the long history of Yoshimine-dera. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Gokonomiya Shrine, then contemplate the waterfront views at Uji River, then make a trip to Teradaya, and finally admire the masterpieces at Miho Museum.

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Traveling by train from Tokyo to Kyoto takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in November, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Osaka.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Uji, Suntory Yamazaki Distillery, Miho Museum
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Byodoin ©
Byodoin
Suntory Yamazaki Distillery ©
Suntory Yamazaki Distillery
Yoshimine-dera ©
Yoshimine-dera

3
nights
Osaka

Osaka ©
Proud of their hometown's distinct culture and dialect, many natives of Osaka describe their city as "Japan's anti-capital." An antidote to Tokyo's hectic energy, Osaka marches to the beat of its own drum, serving as the country's longtime commercial and industrial hub.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Osaka: Yoshino-cho (Kinbu Shrine, Mt. Yoshino, & more), Koyasan Station (in Koya-cho) and Kinokawa Service Area (in Wakayama). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Negoro-ji Temple, steep yourself in history at Chokeiji Temple, and admire the landmark architecture of Kamuro Karukayado.

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Osaka is just a short distance from Kyoto. In November, daily temperatures in Osaka can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Osaka

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Yoshino-cho, Kinokawa Service Area Outbound, Chokeiji Temple, Kamuro Karukayado, Koyasan Station
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Mt. Yoshino ©
Mt. Yoshino
Kinpusenji Temple ©
Kinpusenji Temple
Yoshimizu Shrine ©
Yoshimizu Shrine

2
nights
Hiroshima

Hiroshima ©
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): explore the activities along Motoyasu River, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mashike Itsukushima Shrine, and then steep yourself in history at Itsukushima Shrine. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Gojuno To and then head off the coast to Miyajima.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Hiroshima travel itinerary planner .

You can take a train from Osaka to Hiroshima in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. On the 12th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Hatsukaichi, Mashikeitsukushima Shrine
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Itsukushima Shrine ©
Itsukushima Shrine
Miyajima ©
Miyajima
Motoyasu River ©
Motoyasu River

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