10 days in Japan Itinerary

10 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Sapporo
— 1 night
2
Otaru
— 1 night
3
Tokyo
— 2 nights
4
Osaka
— 2 nights
5
Hiroshima
— 3 nights


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Sapporo

Sapporo ©
A modern, bustling city known for its beer brewery, Sapporo attracts millions of visitors with its Snow Festival, during which elaborate ice and snow sculptures are exhibited all over town.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Historical Village of Hokkaido (Kaitaku-no Mura), thenfly down the slopes at Okurayama Lookout, thentrek along Maruyama Hachijuhakksho Hiking Course, and finally stroll around Odori Park.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Sapporo trip itinerary planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Sapporo is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Standard Time (SGT) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is 1 hour. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in December; daily highs in Sapporo reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Otaru.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks Museums Outdoors
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Odori Park ©
Odori Park
Okurayama Lookout ©
Okurayama Lookout

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Otaru

Otaru ©
The port city of Otaru has long attracted domestic visitors, drawn in by the city's many historic buildings, and has started to garner international attention, too.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): fly down the slopes at Asarigawa Onsen Winter Resort, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Tomioka Catholic Church, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Otaru Canal.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Otaru tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Sapporo to Otaru by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Otaru can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Otaru

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
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Otaru Canal ©
Otaru Canal

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): make a trip to Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, make an unforgettable trip to Tokyo DisneySea, and then make an unforgettable trip to Tokyo Disneyland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, and then admire the landmark architecture of Tokyo Tower.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Tokyo sightseeing website.

Getting from Otaru to Tokyo by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Otaru in December, you will find days in Tokyo are much warmer (°C), and nights are a bit warmer (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Osaka.

Things to do in Tokyo

Theme Parks Parks

Side Trip

Urayasu
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Tokyo Disneyland ©
Tokyo Disneyland
Tokyo DisneySea ©
Tokyo DisneySea
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden

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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.
On the 21st (Sat), see the interesting displays at Osaka Shiritsu Toyo Toji Museum and then find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Japan. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan, steep yourself in history at Osaka Castle, thenget your game on at Sunset Owl Cafe, and finally take a stroll through Dotombori District.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Osaka trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by train from Tokyo to Osaka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. December in Osaka sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks Historic Sites Parks
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Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan ©
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan
Sunset Owl Cafe ©
Sunset Owl Cafe

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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 23rd (Mon): pause for some photo ops at Monument of the Atomic Bomb Sacrifice Hiroshima, stroll through Miyajima, pause for some photo ops at Memorial Tower to the Mobilized Students, thencontemplate the long history of Atomic Bomb Dome, and finally contemplate the long history of Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima. Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Hiroshima Castle, see the sky in a new way at Hiroshima Children's Museum, thencontemplate the long history of Itsukushima Shrine Torii, and finally steep yourself in history at Itsukushima Shrine.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Hiroshima travel route planning tool.

Traveling by train from Osaka to Hiroshima takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In December, daily temperatures in Hiroshima can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Hatsukaichi
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Miyajima
Miyajima
Itsukushima Shrine ©
Itsukushima Shrine
Hiroshima Children's Museum ©
Hiroshima Children's Museum

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