17 days in Japan Itinerary

17 days in Japan Itinerary

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Start: Singapore
Fly:  10 h
1
Fukuoka
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 30 min
2
Hiroshima
— 1 day
Train:  1 h 15 min
3
Fukuoka
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
4
Nagasaki
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h
5
Fukuoka
— 1 night
Train:  2 h
6
Kagoshima
— 1 day
Train:  1 h 45 min
7
Fukuoka
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 45 min
8
Osaka
— 1 night
Train:  30 min
9
Kyoto
— 1 day
Train:  30 min
10
Osaka
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
11
Kanazawa
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
12
Nagoya
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
13
Izu
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h
14
Tokyo
— Few hours
Fly:  11 h 30 min
End: Singapore

1
night
Fukuoka

Fukuoka
The largest city on the island, Fukuoka formed through the merger of two former cities that had grown up either side of the Naka River.
To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Fukuoka tour itinerary builder tool.

Singapore, Singapore to Fukuoka is an approximately 9-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Fukuoka due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in March; daily highs in Fukuoka reach 17°C and lows reach 7°C. On the 25th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

1
day
Hiroshima

Hiroshima ©
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Miyajima has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): step off the mainland to explore Miyajima, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mitaki Temple, and then contemplate the long history of Peace Flame.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Hiroshima tour planner.

You can take a train from Fukuoka to Hiroshima in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Hiroshima can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Fukuoka.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Miyajima
Highlights from your plan
Mitaki Temple ©
Mitaki Temple
Peace Flame ©
Peace Flame
Miyajima
Miyajima

1
night
Fukuoka

Fukuoka
To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Fukuoka holiday planner.

Getting from Hiroshima to Fukuoka by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You will leave for Nagasaki on the 26th (Thu).

Things to do in Fukuoka

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

1
day
Nagasaki

Nagasaki
The hilly port city of Nagasaki has become known internationally as one of the two Japanese cities to be destroyed by an atomic bomb towards the close of World War II.
For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Nagasaki trip maker app.

You can drive from Fukuoka to Nagasaki in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March in Nagasaki, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 8°C at night. You'll set off for Fukuoka on the 26th (Thu).

Things to do in Nagasaki

Historic Sites Parks Museums

1
night
Fukuoka

Fukuoka
For where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Fukuoka trip app.

Traveling by car from Nagasaki to Fukuoka takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. On the 27th (Fri), you'll travel to Kagoshima.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

1
day
Kagoshima

Kagoshima ©
Kagoshima sits across the bay from Sakurajima, an active volcano that serves as a symbol of the city and works its way into many aspects of life here.
On the 27th (Fri), admire the masterpieces at Kagoshima City Museum of Art.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Kagoshima road trip planning app.

You can take a train from Fukuoka to Kagoshima in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In March in Kagoshima, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Fukuoka.

Things to do in Kagoshima

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Kagoshima City Museum of Art ©
Kagoshima City Museum of Art

1
night
Fukuoka

Fukuoka
For photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Fukuoka vacation planner.

You can take a train from Kagoshima to Fukuoka in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. On the 28th (Sat), you'll travel to Osaka.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): walk around Kemasakuranomiya Park.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Osaka tour builder site.

Getting from Fukuoka to Osaka by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. March in Osaka sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 5°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Kyoto.

Things to do in Osaka

Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kemasakuranomiya Park ©
Kemasakuranomiya Park

1
day
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.
To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Kyoto trip planner.

You can take a train from Osaka to Kyoto in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in March, and nighttime lows around 5°C. On the 29th (Sun), you're off to Osaka.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

1
night
Osaka

Osaka
For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Osaka trip tool.

You can take a train from Kyoto to Osaka in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You'll set off for Kanazawa on the 30th (Mon).

Things to do in Osaka

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

2
nights
Kanazawa

Kanazawa
An old castle town largely unspoiled during World War II, Kanazawa features well-preserved architecture spread across a range of districts.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Daijoji Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Tue): visit Teramachi District.

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

Traveling by car from Osaka to Kanazawa takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Traveling from Osaka in March, expect nights in Kanazawa to be about the same, around 3°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 13°C. On the 1st (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Nagoya.

Things to do in Kanazawa

Historic Sites Neighborhoods

4
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Furukawa Art Museum and Nagoya City Museum. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Nagoya City Agricultural Center and Asahi Beer Nagoya Brewery. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kawahara Shrine.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Nagoya trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Kanazawa to Nagoya by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Kanazawa in April since evenings lows in Nagoya dip to 13°C. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Sun) before leaving for Izu.

Things to do in Nagoya

Museums Breweries & Distilleries Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Furukawa Art Museum ©
Furukawa Art Museum
Nagoya City Museum ©
Nagoya City Museum
Kawahara Shrine ©
Kawahara Shrine

2
nights
Izu

Izu
Izu sits in the center of the mountainous Izu Peninsula.
To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Izu attractions planner.

You can take a train from Nagoya to Izu in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In April, daily temperatures in Izu can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Tokyo.

Things to do in Izu

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

few
hours
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.
To find maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Tokyo travel route planner.

Getting from Izu to Tokyo by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Izu in April, Tokyo is slightly colder at night with lows of 12°C. On the 7th (Tue), you're off to home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

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