18 days in Japan Itinerary

18 days in Japan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Japan holiday planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Tokyo
— 2 nights
Drive
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Hakuba-mura
— 9 nights
Drive
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Tokyo
— 5 nights
Fly

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Tokyo

— 2 nights
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.
Have a day of magic on the 17th (Fri) at Tokyo Disneyland. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, get your game on at Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou, walk around Ueno Park, and visit Odaiba District.

For other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Tokyo trip maker.

Singapore, Singapore to Tokyo is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Tokyo is 1 hour. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Singapore in December: high temperatures in Tokyo hover around 14°C and lows are around 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Hakuba-mura.

Things to do in Tokyo

Theme Parks · Neighborhoods · Parks · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Hakuba-mura

— 9 nights
Skiing enthusiasts traveling in Japan should consider a trip to Hakuba-mura: tucked away in the Northern Alps, this village hosted several competitions during the Nagano 1998 Winter Olympics.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hakuba-mura: Nagano (Zenko-ji Temple & Snow Monkey Resorts), Yamanouchi-machi (Shiga Kogen, Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park, &more) and Tateyama-machi (Kurobe Dam & Junshoku Shairei Statue). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Matsumoto Castle, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hakuba Happoone Ski Resort, hit the slopes at Hakuba Goryu Ski Resort / Alpine Garden, and get to know the fascinating history of Ueda Castle.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Hakuba-mura trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Tokyo to Hakuba-mura takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In December, Hakuba-mura is a bit cooler than Tokyo - with highs of 7°C and lows of 0°C. You will leave for Tokyo on the 27th (Mon).

Things to do in Hakuba-mura

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tokyo

— 5 nights
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tokyo: Tokyo DisneySea (in Maihama) and Ghibli Museum Mitaka (in Mitaka). Enjoy Tokyo some more: make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, explore the world behind art at Tokyo National Museum, explore the historical opulence of The East Gardens of the Imperial Palace (Edo Castle Ruin), and stop by Ginza.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Tokyo trip tool.

Traveling by car from Hakuba-mura to Tokyo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. Traveling from Hakuba-mura in December, things will get somewhat warmer in Tokyo: highs are around 14°C and lows about 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Japan travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Landmarks · Historic Sites
Land of the Rising Sun
Part of a volcanic archipelago that encompasses over 6,800 islands, Japan remains one of Asia's most fascinating tourist destinations, where a blend of modernity and tradition creates a look and feel completely different from any other place in the world. A tour of Japan lets you discover big cities filled with ancient temples and innovative skyscrapers, as well as quiet country landscapes dotted with castles, perfectly manicured gardens, cherry orchards, and primeval forests seemingly untouched by the hand of mass tourism. Many tourists on vacation in Japan devote lots of time to the country's unique cuisine, prepared with painstaking attention to detail and a genius for simple yet effective presentation.