15 days in Japan Itinerary

15 days in Japan Itinerary

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15 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  7​h
1
Tokyo
— 3 nights
train:  3​h
2
Osaka
— 3 nights
train:  30​min
3
Kyoto
— 3 nights
train:  5​h
4
Yuzawa-machi
— 3 nights
taxi + train:  3​h
5
Tokyo
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Singapore


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3
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.
On the next day, get a taste of the local shopping with Harajuku Takeshita-dori, make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, then have some family-friendly fun at Owl Cafe & Bar Owl Village, Harajuku,shibuya, and finally make a trip to Shibuya Center-gai.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Tokyo trip itinerary builder site .

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. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Tokyo due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Singapore in April; daily highs in Tokyo reach 22°C and lows reach 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Osaka.

Things to do in Tokyo

Shopping Neighborhoods Fun & Games
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Takeshita Street ©
Takeshita Street
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Shibuya Center-gai ©
Shibuya Center-gai

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.
Step out of Osaka with an excursion to Nara Park in Nara--about 54 minutes away. There's still lots to do: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Japan, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan, wander the streets of Dotonbori, and engage your brain at Osaka Science Museum.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Osaka holiday planner.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Tokyo to Osaka in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and subway; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. On the 11th (Thu), you're off toKyoto.

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Nara Park
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Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Nara Park ©
Nara Park
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan ©
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan

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.
Kyoto is known for historic sites, shopping, parks, classes, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Kiyomizu-dera Temple, contemplate the long history of Heian Shrine, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kinkaku-ji, and wander the streets of Gion.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Kyoto trip planner .

Kyoto is just a stone's throw from Osaka. In April, daytime highs in Kyoto are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. You'll set off for Yuzawa-machi on the 14th (Sun).

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Toei Kyoto Studio Park ©
Toei Kyoto Studio Park
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

3
nights
Yuzawa-machi

Yuzawa-machi ©
It takes just over one hour to reach Yuzawa-machi from the country's capital by bullet train.
Yuzawa-machi is known for winter sports, nature, parks, shopping, and events. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: hit the slopes at Naeba Ski Resort and stroll through Iwappara Ski Resort.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Yuzawa-machi online route maker .

Traveling by train from Kyoto to Yuzawa-machi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You will leave for Tokyo on the 17th (Wed).

Things to do in Yuzawa-machi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Iwappara Ski Resort ©
Iwappara Ski Resort
Naeba Ski Resort ©
Naeba Ski Resort

2
nights
Tokyo

Tokyo ©
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Zojoji Temple.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Tokyo vacation planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and train from Yuzawa-machi to Tokyo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Nightlife Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou ©
Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou
Shibuya Crossing ©
Shibuya Crossing
Robot Restaurant ©
Robot Restaurant

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