11 days in Japan Itinerary

11 days in Japan Itinerary

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Start: Singapore
Fly:  7 h 30 min
1
Tokyo
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Yamanashi
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Ueno-mura
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Karuizawa-machi
— 1 night
Train:  4 h 15 min
5
Semboku
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 45 min
6
Towada
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 15 min
7
Yokohama
— 2 nights
Fly:  10 h
End: Singapore


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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Yomiuri Land and Musashi Kyuryo National Government Park. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Subway Museum and Ibaraki Nature Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Mt. Mitake (in Ome) and Tama Zoological Park (in Hino). There's more to do: admire the masterpieces at Suntory Museum of Art.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Tokyo trip app.

Singapore, Singapore to Tokyo is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Singapore to Tokyo, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in December, expect Tokyo to be much colder, temps between 14°C and 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Yamanashi.

Things to do in Tokyo

Parks Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Ibaraki Nature Museum, Musashi Kyuryo National Government Park, Mt. Mitake, Tama Zoological Park, Yomiuri Land
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Yomiuri Land ©
Yomiuri Land
Tama Zoological Park ©
Tama Zoological Park
Musashi Kyuryo National Government Park ©
Musashi Kyuryo National Government Park

1
night
Yamanashi

Yamanashi ©
On the 24th (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at Ogga Zuma Weeping Cherry Blossams, take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Kentoku, thenadmire the sheer force of Ichinokama Falls, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Seihaku-ji Temple.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Yamanashi online trip planner.

You can drive from Tokyo to Yamanashi in 2 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Tokyo in December: highs in Yamanashi hover around 8°C, while lows dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Ueno-mura.

Things to do in Yamanashi

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Mt. Kentoku ©
Mt. Kentoku
Seihaku-ji Temple ©
Seihaku-ji Temple

1
night
Ueno-mura

Ueno-mura
On the 25th (Wed), Head underground at Fujido Cave, thenadmire the sheer force of Hebiki Falls, thenappreciate the history behind Irei no Sono, and finally contemplate the long history of Former Kurosawa Family's House.

To see reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Ueno-mura travel planning website.

Getting from Yamanashi to Ueno-mura by car takes about 2.5 hours. When traveling from Yamanashi in December, plan for a bit warmer days in Ueno-mura, with highs around 13°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Karuizawa-machi.

Things to do in Ueno-mura

Nature Parks Historic Sites

1
night
Karuizawa-machi

Karuizawa-machi ©
The only city in the world to have hosted both summer and winter Olympics, the resort town of Karuizawa-machi boasts clean air, impressive mountain scenery, and many outdoor activities and hot springs.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Asama, get engrossed in the history at Oiwakejuku Kyodo Museum, thenmake a trip to Amici Adventure Karuizawa, and finally get engrossed in the history at Karuizawa Station Building Memorial.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Karuizawa-machi online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Ueno-mura to Karuizawa-machi takes 1.5 hours. When traveling from Ueno-mura in December, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Karuizawa-machi: temperatures range from 7°C by day to 0°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Semboku.

Things to do in Karuizawa-machi

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Mt. Asama
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Mt. Asama ©
Mt. Asama
Amici Adventure Karuizawa ©
Amici Adventure Karuizawa

1
night
Semboku

Semboku ©
Established in 2005 by the merging of several towns and villages, Semboku boasts an Old Japan atmosphere, punctuated by traditional onsen resorts, old samurai houses, and weeping cherry trees.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): head outdoors with Tazawako Ski Resort, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gozanoishi Shrine, and then take in the pleasant sights at Hinokinaigawa Kasen Ryokuchi.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Semboku trip builder app.

Traveling by train from Karuizawa-machi to Semboku takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Karuizawa-machi in December, expect nights in Semboku to be about the same, around 0°C, while days are slightly colder, around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Towada.

Things to do in Semboku

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
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Tazawako Ski Resort ©
Tazawako Ski Resort
Gozanoishi Shrine ©
Gozanoishi Shrine

1
night
Towada

Towada
Tucked away among the foothills of the Hakkoda mountain range, Towada tourism revolves around its eponymous lake and the surrounding national park.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): take in the views from Deai-bashi Bridge, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Ashura no Nagare, thenexplore the activities along Itomuka no Irie, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Mt.Ohanabe Observatory.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Towada online visit planner.

You can take a train from Semboku to Towada in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Yokohama.

Things to do in Towada

Nature Parks

2
nights
Yokohama

Yokohama ©
Once a small fishing town, Yokohama was one of the first ports to welcome foreign trade in the 19th century, after which it grew into Japan's second largest city and a bustling metropolis.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): stroll around Asamizo Park, engage your brain at Yokohama Science Center, thenadmire the natural beauty at Yamate Italian Garden, and finally steep yourself in history at The Home of Diplomat. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Katabira-gawa Shinsui Ryokudo and then walk around Odawara Wanpaku Land.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Yokohama tour itinerary maker website.

Getting from Towada to Yokohama by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In December, Yokohama is a bit warmer than Towada - with highs of 14°C and lows of 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Yokohama

Parks Childrens Museums Museums

Side Trips

Odawara Wanpaku Land, Asamizo Park
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Asamizo Park ©
Asamizo Park
Odawara Wanpaku Land ©
Odawara Wanpaku Land
Yokohama Science Center ©
Yokohama Science Center

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