13 days in Japan Itinerary

13 days in Japan Itinerary

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13 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Osaka
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Kyoto
— 3 nights
train:  3​h
3
Hakone-machi
— 1 night
train:  2​h 30​min
4
Tokyo
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
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.
You've added Todai-ji Temple, Shinsaibashi-suji Shopping Street, Legoland Discovery Center Osaka, and other attractions to your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Nara Park and Osaka Castle.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Osaka online route maker .

Singapore, Singapore to Osaka is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Traveling from Singapore to Osaka, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in November, expect Osaka to be colder, temps between 20°C and 10°C. On the 23rd (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Kyoto.

Things to do in Osaka

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Nara
Highlights from your plan
Nara Park ©
Nara Park
Dotonbori ©
Dotonbori
Osaka Castle ©
Osaka Castle

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.
You've added Mikane Shrine, Jojakkoji Temple, Arashiyama Kimono Forest, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's more to do: contemplate the long history of Kiyomizu-dera Temple and make a trip to Nishiki Market Shopping District.

For photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Kyoto online trip itinerary planner .

Kyoto is very close to Osaka. In November, daytime highs in Kyoto are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Hakone-machi.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours
Highlights from your plan
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Gion
Gion

1
night
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hakone Ropeway, Owaku-dani Valley and Hakone Sightseeing Cruise. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): get great views at Hakone Ropeway, don't miss a visit to Owaku-dani Valley, then explore the activities along Lake Ashi (Ashinoko), then get a new perspective on things with Hakone Sightseeing Cruise, and finally contemplate the long history of Hakone Shrine / Kuzuryu Shrine Singu.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Hakone-machi trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by train from Kyoto to Hakone-machi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. When traveling from Kyoto in November, plan for little chillier days in Hakone-machi, with highs around 13°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. On the 27th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Tokyo.

Things to do in Hakone-machi

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Hakone Shrine / Kuzuryu Shrine Singu ©
Lake Ashi (Ashinoko) ©
Lake Ashi (Ashinoko)
Hakone Sightseeing Cruise ©
Hakone Sightseeing Cruise

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Sensō-ji, Akihabara, Tokyo Skytree, and other attractions. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Takeshita Street.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Tokyo trip itinerary builder site .

You can take a train from Hakone-machi to Tokyo in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Hakone-machi in November, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Tokyo: temperatures range from 19°C by day to 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Takeshita Street ©
Takeshita Street
Sensō-ji ©
Sensō-ji
Akihabara ©
Akihabara

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