15 days in Japan Itinerary

15 days in Japan Itinerary

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15 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  11​h
1
Tokyo
— 5 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Kyoto
— 4 nights
train:  2​h
3
Hiroshima
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
4
Himeji
— 1 day
train:  3​h 30​min
5
Tokyo
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Singapore

5
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.
You've now added Rikugien Garden to your itinerary. Your inner history buff will appreciate Senso-ji Temple and Imperial Palace. Take a break from the city and head to Lake Kawaguchi and Aokigahara Forest. Venture out of the city with trips to Gotemba Premium Outlets (in Gotemba), Tokyo DisneySea (in Maihama) and Chureito Pagoda (in Fujiyoshida). The adventure continues: take a stroll through Ginza, enjoy breathtaking views from Tokyo Skytree, get a sense of history and politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, and shop like a local with Asakusa.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Tokyo itinerary site .

Singapore, Singapore to Tokyo is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Time to Japan Standard Time is 1 hour. In November, Tokyo is much colder than Singapore - with highs of 19°C and lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can take a train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Theme Parks Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Fujikawaguchiko-machi, Gotemba Premium Outlets, Tokyo DisneySea, Chureito Pagoda
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Tokyo DisneySea ©
Tokyo DisneySea
Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple
Imperial Palace ©
Imperial Palace

4
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Nara Park, Dotonbori, Kuromon Market, and other attractions. Get some historical perspective at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and Kiyomizu-dera Temple. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Nijo Castle and Ryoanji Temple. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kinkaku-ji.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Kyoto holiday site .

Traveling by train from Tokyo to Kyoto takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In November in Kyoto, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trips

Osaka, Nara Park
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Gion
Gion
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hondori Shopping Street as well as Itsukushima Shrine Torii. Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Atomic Bomb Dome, contemplate the long history of Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima, see the interesting displays at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Hiroshima Castle, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Hondori Shopping Street. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mitaki Temple, contemplate the long history of Itsukushima Shrine, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Daishoin Temple, then take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Misen, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Itsukushima Shrine Torii.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Hiroshima online travel route builder .

Traveling by train from Kyoto to Hiroshima takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. November in Hiroshima sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Himeji.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Hatsukaichi, Hondori Shopping Street
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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum ©
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Itsukushima Shrine ©
Itsukushima Shrine
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima ©
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima

1
day
Himeji

Himeji ©
The castle around which the city of Himeji has developed represents one of the best preserved in the country, and has been designated as a national treasure and a World Heritage Site.
Meriken Park has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Himeji Castle and then stroll around Meriken Park.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Himeji trip planner .

You can take a train from Hiroshima to Himeji in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In November, daily temperatures in Himeji can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can take a train to Tokyo.

Things to do in Himeji

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Meriken Park
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Himeji Castle ©
Himeji Castle
Meriken Park ©
Meriken Park

2
nights
Tokyo

Tokyo ©
On the 30th (Sat), wander the streets of Kabukicho.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Tokyo travel website .

Traveling by train from Himeji to Tokyo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. You will leave for home on the 2nd (Mon).

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods
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Kabukicho ©
Kabukicho

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