15 days in Japan Itinerary

15 days in Japan Itinerary

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15 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  10​h 15​min
1
Tokyo
— 4 nights
train:  3​h
2
Kyoto
— 5 nights
3
Hiroshima
— 1 night
4
Kyoto
— 1 night
train:  2​h
5
Toyooka
— 1 night
+2
train + taxi + Fly:  5​h 15​min
6
Tokyo
— 1 night
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Singapore

4
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Tokyo DisneySea, Ryogakuin and Nakano Broadway. The adventure continues: look for gifts at The Tsukiji Market, make a trip to Shibuya Pedestrian Scramble, appreciate the history behind Hachiko, and have some family-friendly fun at Akiba Fukurou.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Tokyo tour planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Tokyo is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Tokyo is 1 hour. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Singapore in December: high temperatures in Tokyo hover around 14°C and lows are around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Theme Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Ryogakuin Temple, Tokyo DisneySea
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Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou ©
Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou
Tokyo DisneySea ©
Tokyo DisneySea
Akihabara ©
Akihabara

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.
Tenryuji Temple has been added to your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kyoto: Nara (Tōdai-ji & Mt. Wakakusa). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Kiyomizu-dera, contemplate the long history of Heian Shrine, take a stroll through Gion, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kinkaku-ji.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Kyoto trip planner.

You can take a train from Tokyo to Kyoto in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Nara
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Arashiyama ©
Arashiyama

1
night
Hiroshima

Hiroshima ©
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Shukkei-en Garden, pause for some photo ops at The Cenotaph, don't miss a visit to Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, then pause for some photo ops at Atomic Bomb Dome, and finally head off the coast to Miyajima.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Hiroshima itinerary maker.

Traveling by train from Kyoto to Hiroshima takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, flight, and ferry. In December in Hiroshima, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 5°C at night. You'll set off for Kyoto on the 14th (Thu).

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Miyajima
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Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima ©
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima
Atomic Bomb Dome ©
Atomic Bomb Dome
Miyajima ©
Miyajima

1
night
Kyoto

Kyoto ©
You've now added Bishamondo to your itinerary. On the 14th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bishamondo.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Kyoto online itinerary creator.

You can take a train from Hiroshima to Kyoto in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry, flight, and train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Toyooka.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites
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Ryoanji Temple ©
Ryoanji Temple
Toji ©
Toji

1
night
Toyooka

Toyooka ©
A vacation in Toyooka lets you explore the UNESCO Global Geopark that completely surrounds the small town, notable for its scenic islands, rock formations, caves, and sand dunes.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): get great views at Izushi Castle Town.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Toyooka trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kyoto to Toyooka in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. While traveling from Kyoto, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Toyooka, ranging from highs of 8°C to lows of 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Odawara.

Things to do in Toyooka

Historic Sites Spas Baths
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Street of Kinosaki Onsen ©
Street of Kinosaki Onsen
Onsen Resorts

1
night
Tokyo

Tokyo ©
To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Tokyo sightseeing planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Toyooka to Tokyo in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. While traveling from Toyooka, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Tokyo, ranging from highs of 14°C to lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Tokyo Disneyland
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Tokyo Disneyland ©
Tokyo Disneyland

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