17 days in Japan Itinerary

17 days in Japan Itinerary

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17 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  7​h
1
Tokyo
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Gotemba
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
3
Fujikawaguchiko-machi
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
4
Kyoto
— 3 nights
train:  30​min
5
Osaka
— 6 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Singapore

6
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've added Kiddy Land, Odaiba, VenusFort, and other attractions to your itinerary.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Tokyo vacation maker tool

Singapore, Singapore to Tokyo is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Tokyo is 1 hour. Traveling from Singapore in November, things will get colder in Tokyo: highs are around 19°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Gotemba.

Things to do in Tokyo

Theme Parks Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Sanrio Puroland, Tokyo DisneySea, Ghibli Museum Mitaka
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Tokyo DisneySea ©
Tokyo DisneySea
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
Sensō-ji ©
Sensō-ji

few
hours
Gotemba

Gotemba ©
Trips to Gotemba, a city at the foot of Mount Fuji, offer plenty of opportunities to admire Japan's most famous natural feature.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Gotemba Premium Outlets.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Gotemba tour itinerary planner

Drive from Tokyo to Gotemba in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Tokyo in November, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Gotemba: temperatures range from 13°C by day to 11°C at night. On the 7th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Fujikawaguchiko-machi.

Things to do in Gotemba

Shopping
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Gotemba Premium Outlets ©
Gotemba Premium Outlets

1
night
Fujikawaguchiko-machi

Fujikawaguchiko-machi ©
A resort town located in the foothills of Mount Fuji, Fujikawaguchiko-machi acts as a base for many who plan to take one of the trails up the iconic volcano.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Itchiku Kubota Art Museum, Lake Kawaguchi Konohana Museum, Kawaguchiko Music Forest, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): let little ones run wild at Kawaguchiko Herb Studio, then examine the collection at Kawaguchiko Music Forest, and then see the interesting displays at Lake Kawaguchi Konohana Museum.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Fujikawaguchiko-machi vacation planning site

You can drive from Gotemba to Fujikawaguchiko-machi in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Fujikawaguchiko-machi are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Kyoto.

Things to do in Fujikawaguchiko-machi

Museums Parks
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Kawaguchiko Music Forest Museum ©
Kawaguchiko Music Forest Museum
Itchiku Kubota Art Museum ©
Itchiku Kubota Art Museum
Kawaguchikokonohana Museum ©
Kawaguchikokonohana Museum

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 list of things to see and do now includes Tofuku-ji Temple, Bamboo Forest Street, Kiyomizu-dera, and other attractions. And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Nijo Castle, make a trip to Gion, contemplate the long history of Sanjusangendo Temple, and admire the natural beauty at Shosei-en Garden.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Kyoto day trip planning website

Getting from Fujikawaguchiko-machi to Kyoto by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Traveling from Fujikawaguchiko-machi in November, you will find days in Kyoto are somewhat warmer (19°C), and nights are about the same (10°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Osaka.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle
Arashiyama ©
Arashiyama

6
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Daimaru Shinsaibashi, Spa World, Dotonbori, and other attractions. Get out of town with these interesting Osaka side-trips: Hakutsuru Sake Brewery Museum (in Kobe) and Rinku Premium Outlets (in Izumisano). The adventure continues: take in panoramic vistas at Kuchu Teien Observatory.

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Osaka is very close to Kyoto. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in November, and nighttime lows around 10°C. You will leave for home on the 17th (Fri).

Things to do in Osaka

Shopping Spas Baths

Side Trips

Kobe, Rinku Premium Outlets, Wakayama Castle
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Grand Front Osaka ©
Grand Front Osaka
Dotonbori ©
Dotonbori
Kuchu Teien Observatory ©
Kuchu Teien Observatory

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