10 days in Japan Itinerary

10 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Singapore
Fly:  7 h
1
Osaka
— 3 nights
Train:  30 min
2
Kyoto
— 3 nights
Train:  30 min
3
Kobe
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 15 min
4
Hiroshima
— 2 nights
Fly:  10 h
End: Singapore

3
nights
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Osaka side-trips: Nara Park (in Nara) and Himeji Castle (in Himeji). There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Japan, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan, get your game on at Sunset Owl Cafe, and take a stroll through Dotombori District.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Osaka online trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Osaka is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Singapore Standard Time to Japan Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Singapore in November: high temperatures in Osaka hover around 20°C and lows are around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Nara Park, Himeji Castle
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Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Nara Park ©
Nara Park
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan ©
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan

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.
Kyoto is known for historic sites, shopping, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Kiyomizu-dera Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Daiho-In Hall, visit Gion, and make a trip to Heian Shrine.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Kyoto route planning app.

You can take a train from Osaka to Kyoto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can take a train to Kobe.

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

1
night
Kobe

Kobe ©
Walkable, small, and aesthetically charming, Kobe has served as Japan's first and premier international trading outpost since opening to trade with China in the mid-19th century.
On the 29th (Fri), get in on the family fun at Rokkosan Field Athletic, thendeepen your understanding at Disaster Reduction and Human Renovation Institution, and then take a stroll through Nankinmachi (Kobe Chinatown).

To find reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Kobe trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by train from Kyoto to Kobe takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November in Kobe, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Kobe

Theme Parks Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Rokkosan Field Athletic ©
Rokkosan Field Athletic
Nankinmachi (Kobe Chinatown) ©
Nankinmachi (Kobe Chinatown)

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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, don't miss a visit to Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima, and then steep yourself in history at Atomic Bomb Dome. On your second day here, step into the grandiose world of Hiroshima Castle and then step off the mainland to explore Miyajima.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Hiroshima trip planner.

Getting from Kobe to Hiroshima by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In November, daytime highs in Hiroshima are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Miyajima
Highlights from your plan
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum ©
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Miyajima
Miyajima
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima ©
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima

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