14 days in Japan Itinerary

14 days in Japan Itinerary

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14 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  10​h 15​min
1
Tokyo
— 5 nights
Train:  2​h 45​min
2
Kyoto
— 5 nights
Train:  1​h 45​min
3
Hiroshima
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h
End: Singapore

5
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 visit kid-friendly attractions like Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea. There's still lots to do: get a sense of history and politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, get curious at National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation Miraikan, have some family-friendly fun at Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou, and wander the streets of Odaiba.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Tokyo trip planner .

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. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Tokyo is 1 hour. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Singapore in December: high temperatures in Tokyo hover around 14°C and lows are around 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Theme Parks Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Urayasu
Find places to stay Dec 17 — 22:
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Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou ©
Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou
Tokyo Disneyland ©
Tokyo Disneyland
Tokyo DisneySea ©
Tokyo DisneySea

5
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Universal Studios Japan and Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan. Change things up with a short trip to Osaka Castle in Osaka (about 1h 10 min away). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Kiyomizu-dera Temple, step into the grandiose world of Nijo Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, and don't miss a visit to Arashiyama.

To see photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Kyoto trip planner .

Getting from Tokyo to Kyoto by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. December in Kyoto sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Theme Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Osaka
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 27:
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Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan ©
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple

3
nights
Hiroshima

Hiroshima ©
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Get out of town with these interesting Hiroshima side-trips: Hatsukaichi (Itsukushima Shrine & Miyajima). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, take an in-depth tour of Hiroshima National Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims, make a trip to Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima, and step into the grandiose world of Hiroshima Castle.

Make your Hiroshima itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can take a train from Kyoto to Hiroshima in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Hiroshima can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Hatsukaichi
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 30:
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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum ©
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Miyajima ©
Miyajima
Itsukushima Shrine ©
Itsukushima Shrine

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