30 days in Singapore & Japan Itinerary

30 days in Singapore & Japan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Asia trip planner

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Singapore, Singapore
— 5 nights
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Tokyo, Japan
— 8 nights
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Kyoto, Japan
— 6 nights
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Hiroshima, Japan
— 6 nights
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Singapore, Singapore

— 5 nights

Lion City

A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Universal Studios Singapore has been added to your itinerary. Get in touch with nature at The Southern Ridges and City Scoot. Chinatown and Singapore Botanic Gardens are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Orchard Road, see the interesting displays at National Museum of Singapore, and take in panoramic vistas at Singapore Flyer.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Singapore holiday builder.

Christchurch, New Zealand to Singapore is an approximately 14-hour flight. You'll gain 4 hours traveling from Christchurch to Singapore due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Christchurch in April, expect Singapore to be much hotter, temps between 39°C and 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can fly to Tokyo.

Things to do in Singapore

Theme Parks · Parks · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trip

Tokyo, Japan

— 8 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.
Tokyo National Museum and Ghibli Museum Mitaka will appeal to museum buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Odaiba District and Senso-ji Temple. Venture out of the city with trips to Hakone-machi (The Hakone Open-Air Museum & Lake Ashinoko) and Kamakura (Hase-dera Temple & Kōtoku-in). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Ginza, explore the activities along Meguro River, get a taste of the local shopping with Kimono Me, and stop by Asakusa.

For ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Tokyo online sightseeing planner.

Fly from Singapore to Tokyo in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Tokyo is 1 hour. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Singapore in April: high temperatures in Tokyo hover around 22°C and lows are around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods · Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kyoto, Japan

— 6 nights
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.
Head to Dotombori District and Maiko Antiques Kyotofor some retail therapy. Your inner history buff will appreciate Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and Sanjusangendo Temple. Get out of town with these interesting Kyoto side-trips: Nara (Todai-ji Temple, Todaiji Temple Cultural Center, &more) and Koji Kinutani Tenku Art Museum (in Osaka). The adventure continues: make a trip to Kiyomizu-dera Temple, step into the grandiose world of Nijo Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ginkakuji Temple, and get engrossed in the history at Kyoto Museum of Crafts and Design.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Kyoto online trip maker.

Traveling by train from Tokyo to Kyoto takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Kyoto can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Hiroshima, Japan

— 6 nights

City of Peace

Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum and Japanese Rural Toy Museum. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Itsukushima Shrine and Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter. Get out of town with these interesting Hiroshima side-trips: Ohara Museum of Art (in Kurashiki) and Hatsukaichi (Mikasahama Beach & Itsukushima Gekijyo). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima, see the interesting displays at Fukuromachi Elementary School Peace Museum, explore the world behind art at Hiroshima Museum of Art, and explore the historical opulence of Hiroshima Castle.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Hiroshima attractions planner.

Traveling by train from Kyoto to Hiroshima takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, daily temperatures in Hiroshima can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. On the 26th (Wed), you'll travel to Ishigaki.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

Ishigaki, Japan

— 3 nights
Ishigaki, the most populous island in the chain, features the country's southernmost city and acts as a transport hub for exploring the landmasses that surround.
Get outdoors at Prime Scuba Ishigaki Diving Center - Day Tour and Kondoi Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Cape Hirakubozaki and Ishigaki Yaima Village. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Kabira Bay, make a trip to Euglena Mall, kick back and relax at Yonehara Beach, and stop by Yurateiku Market.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Ishigaki trip itinerary maker site.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Hiroshima to Ishigaki in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Traveling from Hiroshima in April, expect Ishigaki to be a bit warmer, temps between 30°C and 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Ishigaki

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Japan travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Landmarks · Parks
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.