9 days in Japan Itinerary

9 days in Japan Itinerary

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9 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  11​h
1
Tokyo
— 3 nights
train:  3​h 15​min
2
Osaka
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Hiroshima
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h
End: Singapore

3
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.
Tokyo is known for historic sites, shopping, parks, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, get your game on at Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou, wander the streets of Odaiba, and admire the landmark architecture of Tokyo Tower.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Tokyo online travel route planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Tokyo is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Singapore Time (SGT) to Japan Standard Time (JST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Singapore in February, with highs in Tokyo at 12°C and lows at 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Osaka.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou ©
Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower

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.
Explore Osaka's surroundings by going to Kiyomizu-dera Temple (in Higashiyama), Kyoto (Kinkaku-ji & Gion) and Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine (in Fushimi). The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Japan, shop like a local with Dotonbori, and step into the grandiose world of Nijo Castle.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Osaka trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Tokyo to Osaka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In February in Osaka, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Osaka

Historic Sites Theme Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Kyoto
Highlights from your plan
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan

2
nights
Hiroshima

Hiroshima ©
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): contemplate the long history of Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima, see the interesting displays at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, and then steep yourself in history at Atomic Bomb Dome. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Hiroshima Castle and then step off the mainland to explore Miyajima.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Hiroshima trip itinerary maker site .

Getting from Osaka to Hiroshima by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and train. February in Hiroshima sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Miyajima
Highlights from your plan
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum ©
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima ©
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima
Atomic Bomb Dome ©
Atomic Bomb Dome

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