14 days in Japan Itinerary

14 days in Japan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Japan trip itinerary planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

14 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Osaka
— 3 nights
train:  30​min
2
Kyoto
— 2 nights
train:  45​min
3
Nagoya
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Toyama
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
5
Tokyo
— 4 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​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.
On the 12th (Thu), look for gifts at Kanku Observation Hall Sky View, then revel in the low prices at Rinku Premium Outlets, then explore the historical opulence of Kishiwada Castle, and finally stroll around Rinku Park. On the next day, find something for the whole family at Harvest Hill, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Kongo, and then make a trip to Kanshinji Temple.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Osaka trip planning website .

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 December, things will get cooler in Osaka: highs are around 13°C and lows about 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Izumisano, Kishiwada Castle, Mt. Kongo, Harvest Hill, Kanshinji Temple
Highlights from your plan
Harvest Hill ©
Harvest Hill
Mt. Kongo ©
Mt. Kongo
Kanshinji Temple ©
Kanshinji Temple

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gokonomiya Shrine, contemplate the waterfront views at Uji River, appreciate the extensive heritage of Byodoin Omote-sando, then make a trip to Byodoin, and finally don't miss a visit to Fushimi Sake Brewers Association. On the 15th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Teradaya, examine the collection at Gekkeikan Okura Sake Museum, see the interesting displays at Kappa Gallery, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Suntory Yamazaki Distillery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Yoshimine-dera.

Make your Kyoto itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Kyoto is just a short distance from Osaka. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in December, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Nagoya.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Uji, Suntory Yamazaki Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Byodoin ©
Byodoin
Uji River ©
Uji River
Yoshimine-dera ©
Yoshimine-dera

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

Traveling by train from Kyoto to Nagoya takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Kyoto, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Nagoya, ranging from highs of 9°C to lows of 3°C. You will leave for Toyama on the 17th (Tue).

Things to do in Nagoya

Historic Sites Parks Museums

2
nights
Toyama

Toyama ©
The center of Japan's pharmaceutical industry, the city of Toyama draws visitors with its scenic surroundings overlooked by the Japan Alps.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kumonodaira and then make a trip to Inami Betsuin Zuizenji Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hit the slopes at Ushidake Onsen Ski Resort and then take a stroll through Gokayama.

Start your trip to Toyama by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Nagoya to Toyama in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December in Toyama, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Tokyo.

Things to do in Toyama

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Nanto
Highlights from your plan
Ushidake Onsen Ski Resort ©
Ushidake Onsen Ski Resort
Gokayama ©
Gokayama
Wariyama Forest Park Tenkomori ©
Wariyama Forest Park Tenkomori

4
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 Mt. Fujiyama Komitake shrine to your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tokyo: Kamogawa Sea World (in Kamogawa), Hakone-machi (Pola Museum of Art, The Hakone Open-Air Museum, & more) and Remains of Kobundo Tunnel (in Otaki-machi). And it doesn't end there: head off the coast to Enoshima Island, walk around Odawara Wanpaku Land, and stroll through Hayama Sangaokayama Ryokuchi.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Tokyo road trip site .

Take a train from Nagoya to Tokyo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Nagoya in December, expect nights in Tokyo to be about the same, around 4°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Toyama.

Things to do in Tokyo

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Hakone-machi, Odawara Wanpaku Land, Hayama Sangaokayama Ryokuchi, Remains of Kobundo Tunnel, Enoshima Island
Highlights from your plan
Kamogawa Sea World ©
Kamogawa Sea World
Enoshima Island ©
Enoshima Island
Hayama Sangaokayama Ryokuchi ©
Hayama Sangaokayama Ryokuchi

Similar Plans

19 days in Japan BY A USER FROM CANADA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 16 days in Japan BY A USER FROM INDIA May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Japan BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Japan BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 17 days in Japan BY A USER FROM CHINA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 17 days in Japan BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES December, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Japan BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE June, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 16 days in Japan BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 18 days in Japan BY A USER FROM POLAND June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Japan BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Japan BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Japan BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans