7 days in Japan Itinerary

7 days in Japan Itinerary

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7 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  10​h 15​min
1
Tokyo
— 2 nights
Train:  2​h
2
Shizuoka
— 2 nights
Train:  1​h 45​min
3
Kyoto
— 2 nights
Train + Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: Singapore

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, make a trip to Meiji Jingu, then make a trip to Chidorigafuchi, then don't miss a visit to Tokyo Tower, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Tokyo travel route app .

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 changes from Singapore Time to Japan Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. 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 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Shizuoka.

Things to do in Tokyo

Parks
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Chidorigafuchi ©
Chidorigafuchi
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine

2
nights
Shizuoka

Shizuoka ©
With its upmarket shopping districts and scenic coastal landscape, Shizuoka stands as the main urban area of a province often referred to as Japan's riviera.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kunozan Toshogu Shrine, see the interesting displays at Izunochohachi Museum, and then take in the waterfront activity at Futo Beach. Keep things going the next day: head outdoors with Nihondaira and then relax and rejuvenate at Sumatakyo Onsen.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Shizuoka online vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Tokyo to Shizuoka takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Tokyo, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Shizuoka, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Shizuoka

Outdoors Beaches Nature

Side Trips

Izunochohachi Museum, Sumatakyo Onsen, Kirameki no Oka Observation Area, Futo Beach
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Futo Beach ©
Futo Beach
Kunozan Toshogu Shrine ©
Kunozan Toshogu Shrine
Kirameki no Oka Observation Area ©
Kirameki no Oka Observation Area

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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.
On the 27th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Heian Shrine and then get to know the fascinating history of Hieizan Enryaku-ji Temple.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Kyoto road trip app .

Traveling by train from Shizuoka to Kyoto takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Shizuoka in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Kyoto, with lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Hieizan Enryaku-ji Temple
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Ninna-ji Temple ©
Ninna-ji Temple
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

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