13 days in Japan Itinerary

13 days in Japan Itinerary

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1
Tokyo
— 2 nights
2
Hakone-machi
— 3 nights
3
Kyoto
— 3 nights
4
Osaka
— 2 nights

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): wander the streets of Odaiba District, take a stroll through Ginza, then stop by Akihabara, and finally admire the masterpieces at Tokyo National Museum. On the 11th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Senso-ji Temple, take an in-depth tour of Edo-Tokyo Museum, then don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, then admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Tokyo Tower.

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Singapore, Singapore to Tokyo is an approximately 11-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. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in April; daily highs in Tokyo reach 22°C and lows reach 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to drive to Hakone-machi.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Tokyo National Museum ©
Tokyo National Museum
Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple
Odaiba District ©
Odaiba District

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nights
Hakone-machi

Hakone-machi ©
Sitting at the foot of Mount Fuji, Hakone-machi has become a popular retreat from Tokyo for locals and tourists alike.
Visit Hakone Sekisho and Hakone Sekisho Museum and Odawara Castle for their historical value. Take a break from the city and head to Lake Ashi (Ashinoko) and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Explore Hakone-machi's surroundings by going to Fujisan Hongu Sengen Taisha Shrine (in Fujinomiya), Kinomiya Shrine (in Atami) and Gotemba Premium Outlets (in Gotemba). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at The Hakone Open-Air Museum, steep yourself in history at Hakone Shrine / Kuzuryu Shrine Singu, take an in-depth tour of Hakone Shrine, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Ishigakiyama Ichiya Castle Historic Park.

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Traveling by car from Tokyo to Hakone-machi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. While traveling from Tokyo, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Hakone-machi, ranging from highs of 15°C to lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to drive to Kyoto.

Things to do in Hakone-machi

Museums · Historic Sites · Baths

Side Trips

Odawara, Nature & Wildlife Tours, Fujisan Hongu Sengen Taisha Shrine, Kinomiya Shrine, Gotemba Premium Outlets
Highlights from your plan
The Hakone Open-Air Museum ©
The Hakone Open-Air Museum
Narukawa Art Museum ©
Narukawa Art Museum
Pola Museum of Art ©
Pola Museum of Art

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.
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and Kiyomizu-dera Temple will appeal to history buffs. Let the collections at Kyoto Museum of Crafts and Design and Kyoto International Manga Museum capture your imagination. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Arashiyama, take an in-depth tour of Kyoto National Museum, steep yourself in history at Sanjusangendo Temple, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Nishiki Market Shopping District.

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You can drive from Hakone-machi to Kyoto in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or fly. When traveling from Hakone-machi in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Kyoto, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Osaka.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): meet the residents at Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan. On the next day, get a sense of history and politics at Mint Museum, step into the grandiose world of Osaka Castle, then see the interesting displays at Modern Transportation Museum, then visit Dotombori District, and finally take a stroll through Shinsaibashi-suji Shopping Street.

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Traveling by train from Kyoto to Osaka takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in April, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Osaka

Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Nara
Highlights from your plan
Nara Park ©
Nara Park
Dotombori District ©
Dotombori District
Osaka Castle ©
Osaka Castle

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