17 days in Japan Itinerary

17 days in Japan Itinerary

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17 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Tokyo
— 4 nights
train:  3​h
2
Kyoto
— 5 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
3
Osaka
— 6 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​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 Takeshita Street, Ebisu Garden Place, Shibuya Crossing, and other attractions you added. Change things up with these side-trips from Tokyo: Hakone-machi (Gora Park, Owakudani Kurotamago Kan, & more). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine.

To see ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Tokyo online route planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Tokyo is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Singapore to Tokyo, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Singapore in November, with highs in Tokyo at 19°C and lows at 11°C. On the 3rd (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hakone-machi
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Ginza ©
Ginza
Lake Ashi (Ashinoko) ©
Lake Ashi (Ashinoko)
Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple

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.
You've added Gion, Kyoto Tower, Nishiki Market Shopping District, and other attractions to your itinerary. When in Kyoto, make a side trip to see Todai-ji Temple in Nara, approximately 1 hour away. There's more to do: step into the grandiose world of Nijo Castle.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Kyoto road trip site .

Traveling by train from Tokyo to Kyoto takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Kyoto can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Sun) before leaving for Osaka.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Nara, Kiyomizudera Temple
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Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Nara Park ©
Nara Park
Arashiyama Bamboo Grove ©
Arashiyama Bamboo Grove

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 Tempozan Market Place, Hakutsuru Sake Brewery Museum, Mt. Rokko, and other attractions. Attractions like Universal Studios Japan and Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan make great kid-friendly stops. There's more to do: explore the historical opulence of Osaka Castle.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Osaka trip itinerary maker app .

Osaka is just a short distance from Kyoto. In December, daytime highs in Osaka are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. You'll set off for home on the 14th (Sat).

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kobe
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Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan ©
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan
Mt. Rokko ©
Mt. Rokko

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