19 days in Japan Itinerary

19 days in Japan Itinerary

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19 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  1​h
1
Tokyo
— 4 nights
2
Takayama
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Kyoto
— 3 nights
train:  15​min
4
Kita
— 2 nights
train:  6​h 30​min
5
Hiroshima
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + train + bus:  6​h
6
Fujiyoshida
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Tokyo
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

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 list of things to see and do now includes The East Gardens of the Imperial Palace (Edo Castle Ruin), Meiji Jingu Shrine, Sarushima Island (Monkey Island), and other attractions. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Chidorigafuchi and Meguro River.

To find maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Tokyo online sightseeing planner .

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. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Time to Japan Standard Time is 1 hour. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Singapore in April, with highs in Tokyo at 22°C and lows at 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Takayama.

Things to do in Tokyo

Theme Parks Parks Nature

Side Trips

Urayasu, Sarushima Island (Monkey Island), Ghibli Museum Mitaka
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Tokyo Disneyland ©
Tokyo Disneyland
Ghibli Museum Mitaka ©
Ghibli Museum Mitaka

2
nights
Takayama

Takayama ©
Hidden high up in the Japanese Alps, Takayama remained largely cut off from the rest of Japan for centuries, allowing the local culture to grow in relative isolation.
Get some historical perspective at Takayama Jinya and Hida Kokubun-ji Temple. For shopping fun, head to Okuhida Fukuji Onsen Asaichi or Hida Bussankan. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Takayama: Mt. Tateyama (in Tateyama-machi) and Azumino Chihiro Art Museum (in Matsukawa-mura). It doesn't end there: wander the streets of Sanmachi Suji.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Takayama trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Tokyo to Takayama takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April in Takayama, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Kyoto.

Things to do in Takayama

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Chihiro Art Museum Azumino, Mt. Tateyama
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Mt. Tateyama ©
Mt. Tateyama
Chihiro Art Museum Azumino
Chihiro Art Museum Azumino
Takayama Jinya ©
Takayama Jinya

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.
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine has been added to your itinerary. Visit Nijo-jo Castle and Sanjusangendo Temple for their historical value. Do some cultural sightseeing at Gion and Kinkaku-ji. There's much more to do: take some stellar pictures from Kiyomizu-dera Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shimogamo Jinja, take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Kurama, and contemplate the waterfront views at Kamogawa River.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Kyoto visit planning tool .

Traveling by car from Takayama to Kyoto takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Kyoto are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Nara.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Shimogamo Jinja ©
Shimogamo Jinja
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

2
nights
Kita

Kita ©
A Kita holiday offers a great deal of varied attractions that cater to all kinds of modern urban explorers.
You've added Shukugawa Park, Shinsekai, America Mura, and other attractions to your itinerary.

To see ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Kita trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Nara to Kita takes an hour. Traveling from Nara in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Kita, with lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Kita

Theme Parks Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trips

Osaka, Nifrel
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Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Osaka Castle ©
Osaka Castle
Dotonbori ©
Dotonbori

2
nights
Hiroshima

Hiroshima ©
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Okunoshima Island as well as Hiroshima Castle. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): wander the streets of Kamiyacho, then stop by Miyajima Omotesando Shopping Street, then see the interesting displays at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Miyajima. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the historical opulence of Hiroshima Castle and then step off the mainland to explore Okunoshima Island.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Hiroshima travel route tool .

Getting from Kita to Hiroshima by car takes about 4.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Fujiyoshida.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hatsukaichi
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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum ©
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Miyajima ©
Miyajima
Miyajima Omotesando Shopping Street ©

1
day
Fujiyoshida

Fujiyoshida ©
A gateway to the volcano, Fujiyoshida sits in the shadow of a giant, and everything across the city seemingly points toward the iconic symbol of national pride, Mount Fuji.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hakone Ropeway as well as Fuji-Q Highland. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): take some stellar pictures from Hakone Ropeway, then find something for the whole family at Fuji-Q Highland, and then make a trip to Chureito Pagoda.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Fujiyoshida itinerary builder tool .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Hiroshima to Fujiyoshida in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Hiroshima in April, expect nights in Fujiyoshida to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are little chillier, around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car to Tokyo.

Things to do in Fujiyoshida

Theme Parks
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Fuji-Q Highland ©
Fuji-Q Highland
Chureito Pagoda ©
Chureito Pagoda

4
nights
Tokyo

Tokyo ©
You've added Robot Restaurant, Shibuya Cat Street, Yokohama Cosmo World, and other attractions to your itinerary. When in Tokyo, make a side trip to see Mt. Takao in Hachioji, approximately 1h 10 min away. See some other sides of Tokyo: take in the spiritual surroundings of Senso-ji Temple.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Tokyo travel planner.

Drive from Fujiyoshida to Tokyo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Fujiyoshida in April: highs in Tokyo hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Parks Shopping Theme Parks

Side Trips

Yokohama, Mt. Takao
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Mt. Takao ©
Mt. Takao
Sensō-ji ©
Sensō-ji
Takeshita Street ©
Takeshita Street

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