14 days in Tokyo, Kyoto & Kanazawa Itinerary

14 days in Tokyo, Kyoto & Kanazawa Itinerary

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14 days in Tokyo, Kyoto & Kanazawa Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Tokyo
— 1 night
train:  2​h 45​min
2
Kyoto
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
3
Kanazawa
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
4
Tokyo
— 6 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Singapore

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): make a trip to Odaiba Kaihin Koen (Odaiba Seaside Park), contemplate the long history of Yasukuni Shrine, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Asakusa Shrine.

To find where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Tokyo holiday maker .

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. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Singapore in November: high temperatures in Tokyo hover around 19°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Asakusa Shrine ©
Asakusa Shrine

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Arashiyama, Nishiki Market, Pontocho, and other attractions you added. Get a sense of the local culture at Gion and Tofuku-ji Temple. Nijo Castle and Kiyomizu-dera Temple will appeal to history buffs.

To see other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Kyoto trip itinerary maker website .

Getting from Tokyo to Kyoto by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in November, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Kanazawa.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Wildlife

Side Trip

Nara Park
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Tofuku-ji Temple ©
Tofuku-ji Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple

2
nights
Kanazawa

Kanazawa ©
An old castle town largely unspoiled during World War II, Kanazawa features well-preserved architecture spread across a range of districts.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Omicho Market as well as Ninja Temple. On the next day, gain a rich perspective with a tour of cultural highlights, make a trip to Omicho Market, wander the streets of Higashichaya Old Town, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Fukumitsuya Sake Brewery, Kanazawa, and finally admire the striking features of Kanazawa Station.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Kanazawa trip itinerary planning website .

Take a train from Kyoto to Kanazawa in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Kanazawa are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kanazawa

Shopping Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries
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Fukumitsuya Sake Brewery, Kanazawa ©
Ninja Temple ©
Ninja Temple
Nagamachi Neighborhood ©
Nagamachi Neighborhood

6
nights
Tokyo

Tokyo ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mt. Fuji 5th Station, Mount Fuji, Akihabara, and other attractions you added. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Ginza and Takeshita Street. Get a sense of the local culture at Odaiba and Tokyo National Museum. Have a day of magic on the 6th (Fri) at Tokyo Disneyland. See some other sides of Tokyo: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sensō-ji, get curious at National Museum of Nature and Science, take a stroll through Asakusa, and admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Tokyo online route planner .

Take a train from Kanazawa to Tokyo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

Mount Fuji, Tokyo Disneyland, Mt. Fuji 5th Station
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Odaiba ©
Odaiba
Tokyo National Museum ©
Tokyo National Museum
Ueno ©
Ueno

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