8 days in Japan Itinerary

8 days in Japan Itinerary

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8 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  10​h 15​min
1
Tokyo
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
2
Kyoto
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Hiroshima
— 2 nights
+2
train + subway + Fly:  10​h
End: Singapore

3
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.
Tokyo is known for historic sites, shopping, parks, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, ponder the world of politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sensō-ji, and explore the world behind art at Tokyo National Museum.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Tokyo sightseeing planning site .

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 when traveling from Singapore to Tokyo is 1 hour. Traveling from Singapore in October, things will get little chillier in Tokyo: highs are around 26°C and lows about 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Museums Historic Sites
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Odaiba ©
Odaiba
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): contemplate the long history of Heian Shrine, steep yourself in history at Kiyomizu-dera Temple, and then steep yourself in history at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Eikando Zenrinji Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kinkaku-ji, then explore the historical opulence of Nijo Castle, and finally take a stroll through Gion.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Kyoto trip maker website .

Take a train from Tokyo to Kyoto in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. October in Kyoto sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can take a train to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Atomic Bomb Dome, make a trip to Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima, and then examine the collection at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum. On the 26th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Hiroshima Castle and then get to know the fascinating history of Miyajima.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Hiroshima trip itinerary maker site .

You can take a train from Kyoto to Hiroshima in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October in Hiroshima, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Miyajima
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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum ©
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima ©
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima
Atomic Bomb Dome ©
Atomic Bomb Dome

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