12 days in Japan Itinerary

12 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Singapore
Fly:  8 h 30 min
1
Tokyo
— Few hours
Train:  1 h 30 min
2
Nagano
— 4 nights
Drive:  45 min
3
Shinano-machi
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Tateyama-machi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
5
Toyama
— 2 nights
Fly:  13 h 30 min
End: Singapore

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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.
For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Tokyo trip itinerary builder tool.

Singapore, Singapore to Tokyo 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. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Singapore in May, with highs in Tokyo at 28°C and lows at 19°C. On the 16th (Sat), you're off to Nagano.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

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nights
Nagano

Nagano ©
Near the confluence of the Chikuma and Sai rivers, Nagano combines historic sites with nearby forested alps dotted with shrines.
You've now added Murododaira to your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Nagano side-trips: Yamanouchi-machi (Onsen Resorts & Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park). There's more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Zenko-ji Temple and make a trip to Togakushi Shrine Chusha.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Nagano trip planner.

Getting from Tokyo to Nagano by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In May in Nagano, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 18°C at night. On the 20th (Wed), you'll travel to Shinano-machi.

Things to do in Nagano

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Yamanouchi-machi, Murododaira
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Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park ©
Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park
Togakushi Shrine Okusha ©
Togakushi Shrine Okusha
Togakushi Jinja Hokosha ©
Togakushi Jinja Hokosha

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night
Shinano-machi

Shinano-machi ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Kurohime Highland and then explore the activities along Lake Nojiri.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Shinano-machi holiday builder.

Getting from Nagano to Shinano-machi by car takes about an hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can go by car to Tateyama-machi.

Things to do in Shinano-machi

Parks Nature
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Lake Nojiri ©
Lake Nojiri

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nights
Tateyama-machi

Tateyama-machi ©
The small town of Tateyama-machi, nestled in the hills of Mount Tate, remains most notable as the gateway to the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Bijodaira as well as Yuki no Otani (Snow Wall). Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Bijodaira, take in the pleasant sights at Yuki no Otani (Snow Wall), thencruise along Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Shomyo Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Tateyama, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Mikurigaike Pond, and then explore the activities along Kurobe Lake.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Tateyama-machi trip planner.

Drive from Shinano-machi to Tateyama-machi in 2.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Toyama.

Things to do in Tateyama-machi

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route ©
Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route
Mt. Tateyama ©
Mt. Tateyama
Shomyo Falls ©
Shomyo Falls

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nights
Toyama

Toyama ©
The center of Japan's pharmaceutical industry, the city of Toyama draws visitors with its scenic surroundings overlooked by the Japan Alps.
On the 24th (Sun), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kumonodaira and then walk around Fugan Unga Kansui Park. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Former Uchiyama Residence.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Toyama online tour itinerary maker.

You can drive from Tateyama-machi to Toyama in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in May, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Toyama

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Fugan Unga Kansui Park ©
Fugan Unga Kansui Park

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