9 days in Japan & Singapore Itinerary

9 days in Japan & Singapore Itinerary

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9 days in Japan & Singapore Itinerary

Start: Singapore, Singapore
Fly:  11​h
1
Kagoshima, Japan
— 1 night
train:  1​h
2
Kumamoto, Japan
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Kurume, Japan
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Karatsu, Japan
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Nagasaki, Japan
— 1 night
+2
train + subway + Fly:  11​h 30​min
6
Singapore, Singapore
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h
7
Fukuoka, Japan
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Singapore, Singapore

1
night
Kagoshima, Japan

Kagoshima ©
Kagoshima sits across the bay from Sakurajima, an active volcano that serves as a symbol of the city and works its way into many aspects of life here.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): take in the pleasant sights at Sengan-en, then get a new perspective on nature at Sakurajima Visitor Center, and then get impressive views of Sakurajima.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Kagoshima online trip builder .

Singapore, Singapore to Kagoshima is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Kagoshima. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Singapore in August since evenings lows in Kagoshima dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Kumamoto.

Things to do in Kagoshima

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Sakurajima ©
Sakurajima
Sengan-en ©
Sengan-en
Sakurajima Visitor Center ©
Sakurajima Visitor Center

few
hours
Kumamoto, Japan

Kumamoto
Centered around its castle, Kumamoto stands as a historic city with plenty of modern-day appeal to add to the mix.
To find out how to plan a trip to Kumamoto, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can take a train from Kagoshima to Kumamoto in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Kumamoto are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. On the 29th (Thu), you're off toKurume.

Things to do in Kumamoto

Parks Historic Sites Nature

1
night
Kurume, Japan

Kurume ©
Admire the temples and shrines of Kurume, a small, compact town situated on the Chikushi Plain, known for its local products, such as an indigo woven fabric, bamboo lacquerware, and pork ramen.
On the 30th (Fri), contemplate the waterfront views at Chikugo River, then examine the collection at Ishibashi Bunka Center, then admire the masterpieces at Ishibashi Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kora Taisha Shrine.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Kurume trip builder .

You can drive from Kumamoto to Kurume in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Kumamoto in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Kurume, with lows around 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Karatsu.

Things to do in Kurume

Museums Nature Parks
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Ishibashi Bunka Center ©
Ishibashi Bunka Center

few
hours
Karatsu, Japan

Karatsu
The coastal city of Karatsu has long held importance for trade with China and the Korean Peninsula.
To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Karatsu trip planner .

Traveling by car from Kurume to Karatsu takes 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Karatsu can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 32°C. You will leave for Nagasaki on the 30th (Fri).

Things to do in Karatsu

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

1
night
Nagasaki, Japan

Nagasaki ©
The hilly port city of Nagasaki has become known internationally as one of the two Japanese cities to be destroyed by an atomic bomb towards the close of World War II.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Glover Garden and then get engrossed in the history at Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Nagasaki online road trip planner .

Drive from Karatsu to Nagasaki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Nagasaki sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C at night. On the 31st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Singapore.

Things to do in Nagasaki

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum ©
Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum
Glover Garden ©
Glover Garden

2
nights
Singapore, Singapore

Singapore ©
A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
On the 1st (Sun), make a trip to Singapore Flyer and then get to know the resident critters at Singapore Zoo. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum, then walk around Singapore Botanic Gardens, then pause for some photo ops at Merlion Park, and finally take a stroll through Chinatown.

To find more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Singapore planning app .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Nagasaki to Singapore in 11.5 hours. Another option is to fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Nagasaki to Singapore is minus 1 hour. In August, daily temperatures in Singapore can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Neighborhoods
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Singapore Zoo ©
Singapore Zoo
Singapore Flyer ©
Singapore Flyer
Singapore Botanic Gardens ©
Singapore Botanic Gardens

2
nights
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.
Fukuoka is known for historic sites, shopping, parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, observe the fascinating underwater world at Marine World umino-nakamichi, head off the coast to Nokonoshima Island, and identify plant and animal life at Ohori Park.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Fukuoka journey maker website .

You can fly from Singapore to Fukuoka in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Fukuoka is 1 hour. Traveling from Singapore in September, expect Fukuoka to be slightly colder, temps between 32°C and 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Ohori Park ©
Ohori Park
Fukuoka Asian Art Museum ©
Fukuoka Asian Art Museum
Kushida Shrine ©
Kushida Shrine

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