14 days in Japan Itinerary

14 days in Japan Itinerary

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14 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  10​h 15​min
1
Tokyo
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Komatsu
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Takayama
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Nagoya
— 1 night
train:  45​min
5
Kyoto
— 3 nights
train:  30​min
6
Osaka
— 2 nights
train:  30​min
7
Kobe
— 1 night
train:  1​h 15​min
8
Hiroshima
— 2 nights
+2
train + subway + Fly:  10​h
End: Singapore


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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.
On the 17th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Edo-Tokyo Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sensō-ji, then contemplate the long history of Tokyo National Museum, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings. On the 18th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine and then take a stroll through Odaiba.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Tokyo trip planning app .

Singapore, Singapore to Tokyo is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Tokyo due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Singapore in October, with highs in Tokyo at 26°C and lows at 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Komatsu.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Museums Historic Sites
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Odaiba ©
Odaiba
Sensō-ji ©
Sensō-ji
Tokyo National Museum ©
Tokyo National Museum

1
night
Komatsu

Komatsu ©
Komatsu is a city located in Ishikawa Prefecture in the Hokuriku region of Japan.As of 2008, the city has an estimated population of 109,285 with a population density of 294 persons per km². Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Motorcar Museum of Japan, take in the spiritual surroundings of Natadera Temple, then appreciate the views at Aratama Valley, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Noguchi Naohiko Sake Institute.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Komatsu visit planner.

Explore your travel options from Tokyo to Komatsu with the Route module. In October in Komatsu, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to drive to Takayama.

Things to do in Komatsu

Nature Parks Breweries & Distilleries
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Motorcar Museum of Japan ©
Motorcar Museum of Japan

1
night
Takayama

Takayama ©
Hidden high up in the Japanese Alps, Takayama remained largely cut off from the rest of Japan for centuries, allowing the local culture to grow in relative isolation.
On the 20th (Sun), explore the world behind art at Hida Takayama Museum of Art, learn more about the world around you at Hida Minzoka Mura Folk Village (Hida no Sato), admire the landmark architecture of Takayama Jinya, examine the collection at Hirata Folk Art Museum (Hirata Kinen-kan), then take an in-depth tour of Hida Folk Archeological Museum (Hida Minzoku Kokokan), and finally see the interesting displays at Takayama Festival Floats Exhibition Hall.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Takayama sightseeing planner .

Drive from Komatsu to Takayama in 2.5 hours. October in Takayama sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to drive to Nagoya.

Things to do in Takayama

Museums Historic Sites
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Takayama Jinya ©
Takayama Jinya
Hida Takayama Museum of Art ©
Hida Takayama Museum of Art

1
night
Nagoya

Nagoya ©
Known nationally as an industrial heartland, Nagoya boasts a far more cosmopolitan and cultural core than its reputation would lead you to believe.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Nagoya Castle, contemplate the long history of Nagoya Higashiyamaso, then steep yourself in history at Takeda Tei, then examine the collection at Ama Shippoyaki Art Village, and finally get engrossed in the history at Kitanagoya City Folk History Museum.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Nagoya route app .

Getting from Takayama to Nagoya by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Nagoya are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Nagoya

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Ama Shippoyaki Art Village, Kitanagoya City Folk History Museum
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Nagoya Castle ©
Nagoya 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.
Gion and Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get some historical perspective at Nijo Castle and Ryoanji Temple. Step out of Kyoto to go to Nara and see Todai-ji Temple, which is approximately 1 hour away. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Kiyomizu-dera Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ginkakuji Temple, get engrossed in the history at Kyoto Museum of Traditional Crafts Fureaikan, and don't miss a visit to Heian Shrine.

To see ratings and more tourist information, go to the Kyoto trip tool .

You can take a train from Nagoya to Kyoto in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Kyoto can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Osaka.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Todai-ji Temple
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Kinkaku-ji ©
Kinkaku-ji
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine

2
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.
On the 25th (Fri), wander the streets of Dotonbori and then find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Japan. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Osaka Castle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kasuga Grand Shrine, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Nara Park.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Osaka tour itinerary planning tool .

Osaka is just a stone's throw from Kyoto. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in October, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Kobe.

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Nara
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Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Osaka Castle ©
Osaka Castle
Dotonbori ©
Dotonbori

1
night
Kobe

Kobe ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): appreciate the views at Arima Onsen, examine the collection at Hakutsuru Sake Brewery Museum, then get a taste of the local shopping with Chinatown (Nankinmachi), and finally kick back and relax at Suma Beach.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Kobe attractions planning app .

Kobe is just a short distance from Osaka. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Kobe

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Arima Onsen ©
Arima Onsen
Hakutsuru Sake Brewery Museum ©
Hakutsuru Sake Brewery Museum
Nankinmachi (Kobe Chinatown) ©
Nankinmachi (Kobe Chinatown)

2
nights
Hiroshima

Hiroshima ©
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 28th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Atomic Bomb Dome, then examine the collection at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, and then don't miss a visit to Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima. On the 29th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step into the grandiose world of Hiroshima Castle and then head off the coast to Miyajima.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Hiroshima trip maker tool .

Traveling by train from Kobe to Hiroshima takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Hiroshima can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. On the 29th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Miyajima
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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum ©
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima ©
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima
Atomic Bomb Dome ©
Atomic Bomb Dome

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