10 days in East Asia Itinerary

10 days in East Asia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Japan visit planner

Make it your trip
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Nagoya
— 1 night
Train
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Kyoto
— 2 nights
Train
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Osaka
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kobe
— 1 night
Train
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Hiroshima
— 3 nights
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Nagoya

— 1 night
Known nationally as an industrial heartland, Nagoya boasts a far more cosmopolitan and cultural core than its reputation would lead you to believe.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): observe the fascinating underwater world at Port of Nagoya Public Aquarium, see the interesting displays at Toyota Commemorative Museum of Industry and Technology, then explore the historical opulence of Nagoya Castle, and finally don't miss a visit to Osu Shopping Street.

For where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Nagoya online trip itinerary planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Nagoya is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Standard Time (SGT) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is 1 hour. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in November; daily highs in Nagoya reach 16°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to take a train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Nagoya

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Historic Sites

Kyoto

— 2 nights
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 24th (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Yodoryokuchi Park, contemplate the long history of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, and then steep yourself in history at Kiyomizu-dera Temple. On the 25th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kinkaku-ji and then go for a walk through Arashiyama.

To find reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Kyoto trip builder site.

Traveling by train from Nagoya to Kyoto takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November in Kyoto, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Osaka.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Wildlife

Osaka

— 2 nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): get a taste of the local shopping with Dotombori District and then get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Japan. Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Osaka Castle, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan, and then get your game on at Sunset Owl Cafe.

To find photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Osaka road trip app.

You can take a train from Kyoto to Osaka in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Osaka are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Kobe.

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Kobe

— 1 night
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 28th (Thu), indulge in Japan's hot spring tradition at Arima Onsen, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Maya, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mudoji Temple, and finally take a stroll through Nankinmachi (Kobe Chinatown).

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Kobe trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Osaka to Kobe in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Kobe can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Kobe

Parks · Nature · Spas · Baths

Hiroshima

— 3 nights

City of Peace

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 29th (Fri): head off the coast to Miyajima, then pause for some photo ops at Peace Flame, then take an in-depth tour of Hiroshima National Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims, and finally contemplate the long history of Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Hiroshima Castle, then pause for some photo ops at Children's Peace Monument, and then contemplate the long history of Itsukushima Shrine.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Hiroshima road trip site.

You can take a train from Kobe to Hiroshima in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and ferry. In November in Hiroshima, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

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