14 days in Osaka, Kanazawa & Tokyo Itinerary

14 days in Osaka, Kanazawa & Tokyo Itinerary

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14 days in Osaka, Kanazawa & Tokyo Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  13​h
1
Kita
— 3 nights
train:  5​h 30​min
2
Kanazawa
— 1 night
train:  2​h 30​min
3
Tokyo
— 7 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Singapore

3
nights
Kita

Kita ©
A Kita holiday offers a great deal of varied attractions that cater to all kinds of modern urban explorers.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Universal Studios Japan and Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Kita travel itinerary planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Kita is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Singapore to Kita, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in December, things will get much colder in Kita: highs are around 13°C and lows about 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kita

Theme Parks Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Osaka
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Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan ©
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan
SpaWorld ©
SpaWorld

1
night
Kanazawa

Kanazawa
An old castle town largely unspoiled during World War II, Kanazawa features well-preserved architecture spread across a range of districts.
On the 16th (Sun), take a memorable drive along Chirihama Nagisa Driveway, contemplate the long history of Kanazawa Castle, then take in nature's colorful creations at Kenrokuen Garden, and finally explore the world behind art at 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art. On the 17th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ninja Temple, contemplate the long history of Nomura Family Samurai House, wander the streets of Nagamachi District, then make a trip to Omicho Market, then take a stroll through Higashichaya Old Town, and finally contemplate the long history of Oyama Shrine.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Kanazawa travel planner .

Traveling by car from Kita to Kanazawa takes 4 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kanazawa

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Chirihama Nagisa Driveway
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Kenrokuen Garden
Kenrokuen Garden
Chirihama Nagisa Driveway ©
Chirihama Nagisa Driveway
Omicho Market ©
Omicho Market

7
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.
Family-friendly places like Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings and Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden will thrill your kids. Step out of Tokyo with an excursion to Tokyo DisneySea in Urayasu--about 30 minutes away. Have a day of magic on the 19th (Wed) at Tokyo Disneyland. The adventure continues: make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, take in panoramic vistas at Tokyo Skytree, ponder the world of politics at Imperial Palace, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Senso-ji Temple.

For other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Tokyo online trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Kanazawa to Tokyo by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. In December, daytime highs in Tokyo are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Theme Parks Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Urayasu
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Tokyo Disneyland ©
Tokyo Disneyland
Tokyo DisneySea ©
Tokyo DisneySea
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden

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