14 days in Japan Itinerary

14 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Nagoya
— 2 nights
2
Matsumoto
— 1 night
3
Ogawa-mura
— 2 nights
4
Nozawaonsen-mura
— 1 night
5
Fujikawaguchiko-machi
— 1 night
6
Izu
— 3 nights
7
Tokyo
— 3 nights

2
nights
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 11th (Tue): examine the collection at Toyota Commemorative Museum of Industry and Technology, thenobserve the fascinating underwater world at Port of Nagoya Public Aquarium, thendon't miss a visit to Osu Shopping Street, and finally make a trip to Nagoya TV Tower.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Nagoya trip itinerary planning site.

Singapore, Singapore to Nagoya is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Standard Time (SGT) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is 1 hour. In December, Nagoya is cooler than Singapore - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Matsumoto.

Things to do in Nagoya

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Port of Nagoya Public Aquarium ©
Port of Nagoya Public Aquarium
Nagoya TV Tower ©
Nagoya TV Tower

1
night
Matsumoto

Matsumoto ©
A castle town, Matsumoto possesses one of the best-preserved feudal structures in the country, and maintains its historical attractions and traditions while simultaneously exuding a modern, cosmopolitan charm.
On the 12th (Wed), explore the historical opulence of Matsumoto Castle, thencontemplate the long history of Kaichi Gakko Primary School, thenrelax in the rural setting at Daio Wasabi Farm, and finally contemplate the long history of Yohashira Shrine.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Matsumoto trip builder site.

You can take a train from Nagoya to Matsumoto in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Matsumoto when traveling from Nagoya in December, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Ogawa-mura.

Things to do in Matsumoto

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Daio Wasabi Farm
Highlights from your plan
Matsumoto Castle ©
Matsumoto Castle
Daio Wasabi Farm ©
Daio Wasabi Farm
Kaichi Gakko Primary School ©
Kaichi Gakko Primary School

2
nights
Ogawa-mura

Ogawa-mura ©
Discover out-of-the-way places like Hakuba Snow Sports School and Hakuba Goryu Ski Resort / Alpine Garden. Attractions like Hakuba Happoone Ski Resort and Togakushi Shrine Okusha make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with these side-trips from Ogawa-mura: Hakuba-mura (Happo-one Nature Study Course & Hakuba Jump Arena) and Tonkururin (in Nagano).

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Ogawa-mura trip builder site.

You can drive from Matsumoto to Ogawa-mura in 1.5 hours. In December in Ogawa-mura, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Nozawaonsen-mura.

Things to do in Ogawa-mura

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Hakuba-mura, Nagano
Highlights from your plan
Hakuba Happoone Ski Resort ©
Hakuba Happoone Ski Resort
Hakuba Snow Sports School ©
Hakuba Snow Sports School
Hakuba Jump Arena ©
Hakuba Jump Arena

1
night
Nozawaonsen-mura

Nozawaonsen-mura ©
Many visitors take a trip to Nozawaonsen-mura, a picturesque hot spring village in Nagano Prefecture, to get away from it all.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): hit the slopes at Nozawa Onsen Ski Resort.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Nozawaonsen-mura trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Ogawa-mura to Nozawaonsen-mura takes 2 hours. In December, daytime highs in Nozawaonsen-mura are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Fujikawaguchiko-machi.

Things to do in Nozawaonsen-mura

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
Highlights from your plan
Nozawa Onsen Ski Resort ©
Nozawa Onsen Ski Resort

1
night
Fujikawaguchiko-machi

Fujikawaguchiko-machi ©
A resort town located in the foothills of Mount Fuji, Fujikawaguchiko-machi acts as a base for many who plan to take one of the trails up the iconic volcano.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): explore the world behind art at Kawaguchiko Music Forest Museum, thenmake a trip to Kawaguchiko Natural Loving Centre, thenstroll around Oishi Park, and finally make a trip to Saiko Iyashi no Sato Nemba.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Fujikawaguchiko-machi trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Nozawaonsen-mura to Fujikawaguchiko-machi takes 4 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Nozawaonsen-mura in December since evenings lows in Fujikawaguchiko-machi dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can go by car to Izu.

Things to do in Fujikawaguchiko-machi

Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Oishi Park ©
Oishi Park
Saiko Iyashi no Sato Nemba ©
Saiko Iyashi no Sato Nemba
Kawaguchiko Music Forest Museum ©
Kawaguchiko Music Forest Museum

3
nights
Izu

Izu ©
Izu sits in the center of the mountainous Izu Peninsula.
Family-friendly places like Jogasaki Coast and Omuro Mountain Lift will thrill your kids. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Mount Omuro and Shimoda Aquarium. Venture out of the city with trips to Izu Animal Kingdom (in Higashiizu-cho), Izu Naranda no Sato Kawazu Heian Buddha Statue Pavilion (in Kawazu-cho) and Ito (Izu Shaboten Zoo & Jogasaki Suspension Bridge). There's more to do: steep yourself in history at Shuzen-ji Temple.

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

Getting from Fujikawaguchiko-machi to Izu by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Fujikawaguchiko-machi in December: high temperatures in Izu hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Tokyo.

Things to do in Izu

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Nature

Side Trips

Ito, Izu Animal Kingdom, Shimoda Aquarium, Izu Naranda no Sato Kawazu Heian Buddha Statue Pavilion
Highlights from your plan
Mount Omuro ©
Mount Omuro
Jogasaki Coast ©
Jogasaki Coast
Omuro Mountain Lift ©
Omuro Mountain Lift

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.
Bring the kids along to Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Tokyo Tower, take in nature's colorful creations at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, and get a sense of history and politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Tokyo online road trip planner.

Traveling by train from Izu to Tokyo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Izu in December since evenings lows in Tokyo dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Theme Parks Parks

Side Trip

Urayasu
Highlights from your plan
Tokyo Disneyland ©
Tokyo Disneyland
Tokyo DisneySea ©
Tokyo DisneySea
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden

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