21 days in Japan Itinerary

21 days in Japan Itinerary

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21 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  6 h 15 min
1
Osaka
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h
2
Kyoto
— 5 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
3
Tokyo
— 9 nights
Train:  2 h
4
Nagoya
— 2 nights
5
Nagoya
— 1 night
Train + Fly:  7 h
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Shinsekai as well as Kuromon Market.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Osaka trip 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. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Osaka is 1 hour. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Singapore in February: high temperatures in Osaka hover around 11°C and lows are around 1°C. On the 9th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Kyoto.
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Kuromon Market ©
Kuromon Market
Shinsekai ©
Shinsekai

5
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.
You've added Kitano Tenmangu Shrine, Daitoku-ji Temple, Kinkaku-ji, and other attractions to your itinerary.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Kyoto trip itinerary app .

Kyoto is very close to Osaka. In February, daily temperatures in Kyoto can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. On the 14th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Gion
Gion

9
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kikkoman Soy Sauce Museum, Yokohama Chinatown, Mount Fuji, and other attractions you added. Step out of Tokyo with an excursion to The Hakone Open-Air Museum in Hakone-machi--about 1h 40 min away. Next up on the itinerary: stop by Akihabara and wander the streets of Asakusa.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Tokyo trip planning site .

Getting from Kyoto to Tokyo by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. February in Tokyo sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Nagoya.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Parks Nature

Side Trips

Yokohama Chinatown, Kikkoman Soy Sauce Museum, The Hakone Open-Air Museum, Mount Fuji
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Akihabara ©
Akihabara
Mount Fuji ©
Mount Fuji
The Hakone Open-Air Museum ©
The Hakone Open-Air Museum

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Nagoya Castle, Okazaki Castle and Maruya Hatcho Miso. There's more to do: don't miss a visit to Osu Shopping Street.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Nagoya day trip planner.

You can take a train from Tokyo to Nagoya in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and train. While traveling from Tokyo, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Nagoya, ranging from highs of 7°C to lows of 2°C. On the 25th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Nagoya.

Things to do in Nagoya

Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Okazaki
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Nagoya Castle ©
Nagoya Castle
Osu Shopping Street ©
Osu Shopping Street
Maruya Hatcho Miso ©
Maruya Hatcho Miso

1
night
Nagoya

Nagoya ©
Mentai Park Tokoname has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): learn the secrets of production at Mentai Park Tokoname.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Nagoya trip builder website .

On the 26th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Nagoya

Tours

Side Trip

Mentai Park Tokoname
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Mentai Park Tokoname ©
Mentai Park Tokoname

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