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.

For maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Tokyo trip 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 moving from Singapore Time to Japan Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Singapore in November, expect Tokyo to be colder, temps between 19°C and 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can drive to Gotemba.

Things to do in Tokyo

Theme Parks Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Tokyo DisneySea, Sanrio Puroland, 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.
You've now added Gotemba Premium Outlets to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): revel in the low prices at Gotemba Premium Outlets.

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You can drive from Tokyo to Gotemba in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. While traveling from Tokyo, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Gotemba, ranging from highs of 13°C to lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to 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 day-by-day itinerary now includes Itchiku Kubota Art Museum, Lake Kawaguchi Konohana Museum, Kawaguchiko Music Forest, and other attractions you added. On the 7th (Tue), let little ones run wild at Kawaguchiko Herb Studio, see the interesting displays at Kawaguchiko Music Forest, and then see the interesting displays at Lake Kawaguchi Konohana Museum.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Fujikawaguchiko-machi trip maker website

Traveling by car from Gotemba to Fujikawaguchiko-machi takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. November in Fujikawaguchiko-machi sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 11°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Wed) before leaving for 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. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Nijo Castle, wander the streets of Gion, contemplate the long history of Sanjusangendo Temple, and take in nature's colorful creations at Shosei-en Garden.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Kyoto planner

Traveling by car from Fujikawaguchiko-machi to Kyoto takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Traveling from Fujikawaguchiko-machi in November, expect nights in Kyoto to be about the same, around 10°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to catch the 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. Change things up with these side-trips from Osaka: Hakutsuru Sake Brewery Museum (in Kobe) and Rinku Premium Outlets (in Izumisano). It doesn't end there: enjoy breathtaking views from Kuchu Teien Observatory.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Osaka holiday planner

Osaka is very close to Nara. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Nara in November since evenings lows in Osaka dip to 10°C. On the 17th (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Osaka

Shopping Baths Spas

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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