15 days in Japan Itinerary

15 days in Japan Itinerary

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15 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Osaka
— 3 nights
train:  30​min
2
Kyoto
— 4 nights
+2
train + taxi + Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Aomori
— 2 nights
train:  4​h 15​min
4
Tokyo
— 5 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.
Family-friendly places like Universal Studios Japan and SpaWorld will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: observe the fascinating underwater world at Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan, step into the grandiose world of Osaka Castle, wander the streets of Dotonbori, and see the interesting displays at Osaka Shiritsu Toyo Toji Museum.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Osaka trip itinerary builder tool .

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. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Osaka due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in November, things will get much colder in Osaka: highs are around 20°C and lows about 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can take a train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks Neighborhoods Shopping
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Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan ©
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan
SpaWorld ©
SpaWorld

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.
Kyoto is known for historic sites, shopping, classes, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Kiyomizu-dera Temple, make a trip to Nishiki Market Shopping District, go for a walk through Arashiyama, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Sanjusangendo Temple.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Kyoto tour planner.

Kyoto is just a stone's throw from Osaka. November in Kyoto sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Aomori.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

2
nights
Aomori

Aomori ©
Facing Mutsu Bay on the northernmost tip of Honshu, Aomori is a bustling regional capital known for its fresh seafood and modern architecture.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Sannai-Maruyama Ruins, then head outdoors with Hakkoda Odake, then don't miss a visit to Nebuta Museum Wa Rasse, and finally appreciate the history behind Showa Daibutsu. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Aomori Museum of Art, soak in some Japanese tradition at some of the top local onsens, and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aomori Asamushi Aquarium.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Aomori road trip website .

Do a combination of train and flight from Kyoto to Aomori in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Kyoto in November; daily highs in Aomori reach 9°C and lows reach 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Aomori

Outdoors Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Aomori Asamushi Aquarium ©
Aomori Asamushi Aquarium
Nebuta Museum Wa Rasse ©
Nebuta Museum Wa Rasse
Sannai-Maruyama Ruins ©
Sannai-Maruyama Ruins

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings and National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation Miraikan. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, examine the collection at Edo-Tokyo Museum, wander the streets of Odaiba, and admire the landmark architecture of Tokyo Tower.

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You can fly from Aomori to Tokyo in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Aomori in November, expect Tokyo to be a bit warmer, temps between 19°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

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Odaiba ©
Odaiba
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden

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