6 days in Japan Itinerary

6 days in Japan Itinerary

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6 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  11​h
1
Hakone-machi
— 1 night
Train:  3​h 30​min
2
Yuzawa-machi
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
3
Yuzawa
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
4
Kawaguchi
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Narita
— 1 night
Train + Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Singapore

1
night
Hakone-machi

Hakone-machi ©
Sitting at the foot of Mount Fuji, Hakone-machi has become a popular retreat from Tokyo for locals and tourists alike.
On the 21st (Sat), admire the masterpieces at The Hakone Open-Air Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Ashi (Ashinoko), then get great views at Hakone Ropeway, and finally don't miss a visit to Owaku-dani Valley.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Hakone-machi online journey maker .

Singapore, Singapore to Hakone-machi is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Hakone-machi due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Singapore in December: high temperatures in Hakone-machi hover around 8°C and lows are around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Yuzawa-machi.

Things to do in Hakone-machi

Museums Parks Nature
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Lake Ashi (Ashinoko) ©
Lake Ashi (Ashinoko)
The Hakone Open-Air Museum ©
The Hakone Open-Air Museum
Hakone Ropeway ©
Hakone Ropeway

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Yuzawa-machi

Yuzawa-machi ©
It takes just over one hour to reach Yuzawa-machi from the country's capital by bullet train.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): fly down the slopes at Naeba Ski Resort, don't miss a visit to Ponshukan, then fly down the slopes at Kagura Ski Resort, and finally get outside with Forrest Adventure Yuzawa Nakazato.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Yuzawa-machi route planning tool .

You can take a train from Hakone-machi to Yuzawa-machi in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Yuzawa.

Things to do in Yuzawa-machi

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
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Naeba Ski Resort ©
Naeba Ski Resort

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Yuzawa

Yuzawa
Yuzawa is a city located in Akita Prefecture, Japan.As of May 2015, the city has an estimated population of 47,119, and a population density of 59.6 persons per km². On the 23rd (Mon), get to know the fascinating history of Old Ishida Rikichi House, see the interesting displays at Yokote Masuda Manga Museum, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Kawarage Jigoku, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Kawarage Oyutaki Falls, and finally take in the natural beauty of Kawara no Yukko.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Yuzawa online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Yuzawa-machi to Yuzawa takes 6.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Yuzawa can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Kawaguchi.

Things to do in Yuzawa

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Yokote
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Kawaguchi

Kawaguchi ©
Kawaguchi is a city located in Saitama Prefecture, in the central Kantō region of Japan., the city had an estimated population of 578,727 and a population density of 9340 persons per km². On the 24th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Previously Tanaka Family House, bet on your favorite at Kawaguchi Autorace, walk around Oarata Kotsu Park, then walk around Saiko Doman Green Park, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shakujo-ji Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Saifuku-ji Temple.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Kawaguchi trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Yuzawa to Kawaguchi takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Yuzawa in December, expect Kawaguchi to be a bit warmer, temps between 14°C and 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Narita.

Things to do in Kawaguchi

Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Saiko Doman Green Park, Oarata Kotsu Park
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Saiko Doman Green Park ©
Saiko Doman Green Park
Saifuku-ji Temple ©
Saifuku-ji Temple

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Narita

Narita ©
Pilgrims and aviators come to Narita, a town known during the Edo period for its temple, and now known primarily for its airport.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Naritasan Omote Sando, steep yourself in history at Naritasan Shinsho-ji Temple, and then don't miss a visit to Three-storied Pagoda.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Narita online itinerary builder .

Getting from Kawaguchi to Narita by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Kawaguchi in December, plan for a bit cooler nights in Narita, with lows around 1°C. On the 25th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Narita

Historic Sites
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Naritasan Shinsho-ji Temple ©
Naritasan Shinsho-ji Temple
Naritasan Omote Sando ©
Naritasan Omote Sando

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