31 days in Japan & Singapore Itinerary

31 days in Japan & Singapore Itinerary

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31 days in Japan & Singapore Itinerary

Start: Singapore, Singapore
1
Singapore, Singapore
— 5 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
2
Osaka, Japan
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h
3
Tateyama, Japan
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h
4
Osaka, Japan
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
5
Koya-cho, Japan
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Wakayama, Japan
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
7
Osaka, Japan
— 2 nights
train:  30​min
8
Kobe, Japan
— 3 nights
train:  30​min
9
Osaka, Japan
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Singapore, Singapore

5
nights
Singapore, Singapore

Singapore ©
A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Singapore is known for parks, shopping, zoos & aquariums, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Singapore Flyer, see the interesting displays at National Museum of Singapore, identify plant and animal life at Jurong Bird Park, and take in panoramic vistas at Sands SkyPark Observation Deck.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Singapore using our trip planner.

If you are flying in from Singapore, the closest major airport is Singapore Changi Airport. In September in Singapore, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Osaka.

Things to do in Singapore

Museums Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of Singapore ©
National Museum of Singapore
Singapore Flyer ©
Singapore Flyer
Sands SkyPark Observation Deck ©
Sands SkyPark Observation Deck

4
nights
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.
Osaka is known for historic sites, theme parks, parks, shopping, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Japan, take a stroll through Shinsaibashi-suji Shopping Street, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and shop like a local with Dotonbori.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Osaka vacation maker site .

Fly from Singapore to Osaka in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Traveling from Singapore to Osaka, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Singapore in September: high temperatures in Osaka hover around 32°C and lows are around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Tateyama.

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Osaka Castle ©
Osaka Castle
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan ©
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan

3
nights
Tateyama, Japan

Tateyama ©
Tateyama is a city located in southern Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Venture out of the city with trips to Oshima Island (in Sakai) and Mt. Mihara (in Oshima-machi). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Hojo Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Oki no Shima, take in the spiritual surroundings of Daifukuji Temple (Gake Kannon), and steep yourself in history at Tateyama Castle (City Museum Branch).

You can plan Tateyama trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Osaka to Tateyama. Traveling from Osaka in September, expect nights in Tateyama to be about the same, around 26°C, while days are slightly colder, around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Osaka.

Things to do in Tateyama

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Mt. Mihara, Oshima Island
Highlights from your plan
Mt. Mihara ©
Mt. Mihara
Hojo Beach ©
Hojo Beach
Awa Jinja ©
Awa Jinja

2
nights
Osaka, Japan

Osaka ©
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): make a trip to Tempozan Ferris Wheel, take in panoramic vistas at Harukas 300 Observation Deck, don't miss a visit to Abeno Harukas, enjoy breathtaking views from Tsutenkaku, then make a trip to Shinsekai, and finally take a stroll through Minami (Namba). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine, then admire the striking features of Umeda Sky Building, then examine the collection at Osaka Museum of Housing and Living, and finally don't miss a visit to HEP FIVE観覧車.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Osaka trip builder website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Tateyama to Osaka. Traveling from Tateyama in September, expect nights in Osaka to be about the same, around 24°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Koya-cho.

Things to do in Osaka

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Minami (Namba) ©
Minami (Namba)
Tempozan Ferris Wheel ©
Tempozan Ferris Wheel
Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine ©
Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine

4
nights
Koya-cho, Japan

Koya-cho ©
Venture out of the city with trips to Tanizeno Tsuribashi (in Totsukawa-mura) and Onigajo (in Kumano).

Make your Koya-cho itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can take a train from Osaka to Koya-cho in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In September in Koya-cho, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 25°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Wakayama.

Things to do in Koya-cho

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

十丈峠 Kumano Kodo Trail, Tanizeno Tsuribashi, Onigajo
Highlights from your plan
Koyasan Danjo Garan ©
Koyasan Danjo Garan
Mt. Koya ©
Mt. Koya
Kongobu-ji Temple ©
Kongobu-ji Temple

4
nights
Wakayama, Japan

Wakayama ©
Split into two parts by the Kinokawa River, the city of Wakayama stands nestled in the eponymous plain, overlooked by a historic hilltop castle that was rebuilt after World War II.
Wakayama is known for historic sites, shopping, theme parks, parks, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Site of Miyama Batttery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kimiidera Temple, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tomogashima, and kick back and relax at Isonoura Beach.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Wakayama trip itinerary website .

Drive from Koya-cho to Wakayama in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September, daytime highs in Wakayama are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Kobe.

Things to do in Wakayama

Historic Sites Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Wakayama Castle ©
Wakayama Castle
Tomogashima Island ©
Tomogashima Island
Wakaura Tenmangu ©
Wakaura Tenmangu

2
nights
Osaka, Japan

Osaka ©
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): have fun and explore at Kids Plaza Osaka, then explore the wide array of goods at Osaka Station City, then make a trip to Sennichimae Doguyasuji Shopping Street, and finally make a trip to Ikuno Korea Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Osaka tenmangu shrine, appreciate the history behind Soin Nishiyama Koeian Monument, then take a stroll through Midosuji Street, and finally make a trip to Osaka City Central Hall.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Osaka trip planner.

Traveling by train from Wakayama to Osaka takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Kobe.

Things to do in Osaka

Shopping Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Osaka Station City ©
Osaka Station City
Kids Plaza Osaka ©
Kids Plaza Osaka
Osaka City Central Hall ©
Osaka City Central Hall

3
nights
Kobe, Japan

Kobe ©
Walkable, small, and aesthetically charming, Kobe has served as Japan's first and premier international trading outpost since opening to trade with China in the mid-19th century.
Kobe is known for parks, historic sites, nature, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: gain insight at Disaster Reduction and Human Renovation Institution, get a taste of the local shopping with Kobe Harborland, enjoy breathtaking views from Kobe Port Tower, and take in nature's colorful creations at Kobe Oji Zoo.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Kobe road trip planning website .

Kobe is very close to Osaka. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in October, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sat) to allow time for the train ride to Osaka.

Things to do in Kobe

Parks Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Kobe Nunobiki Herb Gardens ©
Kobe Nunobiki Herb Gardens
Hakutsuru Sake Brewery Museum ©
Hakutsuru Sake Brewery Museum

1
night
Osaka, Japan

Osaka ©
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Osaka Museum of History and then meet the residents at Tennoji Zoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Hozenji Yokocho, make a trip to Ebisu Bridge, then admire the striking features of Shin Umeda City, then stop by Tenjimbashisuji Shopping Street, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Nakanoshima Park.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Osaka trip planner .

Osaka is just a short distance from Kobe. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Osaka when traveling from Kobe in October, with lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Osaka

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Nakanoshima Park ©
Nakanoshima Park
Hozenji Yokocho ©
Hozenji Yokocho
Shin Umeda City ©
Shin Umeda City

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