22 days in Japan & Singapore Itinerary

22 days in Japan & Singapore Itinerary

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1
Fukuoka, Japan
— 2 nights
2
Hiroshima, Japan
— 3 nights
3
Osaka, Japan
— 2 nights
4
Kyoto, Japan
— 3 nights
5
Tokyo, Japan
— 3 nights
6
Singapore, Singapore
— 6 nights

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Fukuoka, Japan

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kushida Shrine, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dazaifu Tenman-gu, then take in the pleasant sights at Ohori Park, and finally take an in-depth tour of Fukuoka City Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Hakata Station, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hakozaki Shrine, then take in the pleasant sights at Fukuoka Tower, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Yoshinogari Historical Park.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Fukuoka vacation planner.

Auckland, New Zealand to Fukuoka is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Auckland to Fukuoka is minus 3 hours. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Auckland in August, with highs in Fukuoka at 38°C and lows at 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Dazaifu Tenman-gu, Yoshinogari Historical Park
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Dazaifu Tenman-gu
Dazaifu Tenman-gu
Fukuoka City Museum ©
Fukuoka City Museum
Hakata Station ©
Hakata Station

3
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Hiroshima, Japan

Hiroshima ©
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Explore hidden gems such as JMSDF Kure Museum and Itsukushima Shrine Torii. Explore Hiroshima's surroundings by going to Hatsukaichi (Mikasahama Beach, Itsukushima Shrine, &more) and Momijidani Park (in Miyajima). And it doesn't end there: see where the action happens at MAZDA Zoom-Zoom Stadium Hiroshima, contemplate the long history of Atomic Bomb Dome, pause for some photo ops at Peace Bell, and make a trip to Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Hiroshima trip planner.

Getting from Fukuoka to Hiroshima by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Osaka.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Hatsukaichi, JMSDF Kure Museum
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Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima ©
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima
JMSDF Kure Museum ©
JMSDF Kure Museum
MAZDA Zoom-Zoom Stadium Hiroshima ©
MAZDA Zoom-Zoom Stadium Hiroshima

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Osaka, Japan

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine and then find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Japan. On the next day, step into the grandiose world of Osaka Castle, take in nature's colorful creations at Kobe Nunobiki Herb Gardens, and then soak in some Japanese tradition at Arima Onsen.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Osaka trip maker site.

Take a train from Hiroshima to Osaka in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In August in Osaka, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 29°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Spas

Side Trip

Kobe
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Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Kobe Nunobiki Herb Gardens ©
Kobe Nunobiki Herb Gardens
Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine ©
Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine

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Kyoto, Japan

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'll discover tucked-away gems like Kennin-ji Temple and Walking tours. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, step into the grandiose world of Nijo Castle, steep yourself in history at Kiyomizu-dera Temple, and take a stroll through Pontocho District.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Kyoto itinerary maker tool.

You can take a train from Osaka to Kyoto in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Kyoto are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

3
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Tokyo, Japan

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'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Yokohama Intl Passenger Terminal and Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings. Go for a jaunt from Tokyo to Yokohama to see Sankeien Gardens about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in panoramic vistas at Tokyo International Airport (Haneda) Terminal No2 Observation Deck, take in the spiritual surroundings of Senso-ji Temple, take in nature's colorful creations at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, and wander the streets of Odaiba District.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Tokyo sightseeing tool.

Traveling by train from Kyoto to Tokyo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In August in Tokyo, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Singapore.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Yokohama
Highlights from your plan
Odaiba District ©
Odaiba District
Yokohama Intl Passenger Terminal ©
Yokohama Intl Passenger Terminal

6
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Singapore, Singapore

Singapore ©
A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Step off the beaten path and head to Battlebox and MacRitchie Nature Trail. Pack the 8th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Singapore. There's lots more to do: meet the residents at Singapore Zoo, enjoy breathtaking views from Singapore Flyer, contemplate the waterfront views at Singapore River, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Helix Bridge.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Singapore online itinerary builder.

You can fly from Tokyo to Singapore in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Japan Standard Time to Singapore Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Tokyo in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Singapore: highs are around 38°C and lows about 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks · Shopping · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Sentosa Island
Highlights from your plan
Singapore Zoo ©
Singapore Zoo
Battlebox ©
Battlebox
Singapore Botanic Gardens ©
Singapore Botanic Gardens

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