23 days in Japan & Singapore Itinerary

23 days in Japan & Singapore Itinerary

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1
Tokyo, Japan
— 5 nights
2
Nagano, Japan
— 2 nights
3
Shizuoka, Japan
— 2 nights
4
Hiroshima, Japan
— 2 nights
5
Kyoto, Japan
— 2 nights
6
Osaka, Japan
— 3 nights
7
Singapore, Singapore
— 4 nights

5
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Odaiba Kaihin Koen (Odaiba Seaside Park), National Museum of Nature and Science and Tokyo Disneyland. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Asakusa Shrine and teamLab Borderless. Appreciate the collections at Tokyo National Museum and KidZania Tokyo.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Tokyo trip maker website.

Wellington, New Zealand to Tokyo is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone changes from New Zealand Standard Time (NZST) to Japan Standard Time (JST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Wellington in September; daily highs in Tokyo reach °C and lows reach °C. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Nagano.

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums Theme Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Tokyo Disneyland
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KidZania Tokyo ©
KidZania Tokyo
Asakusa Shrine ©
Asakusa Shrine
Tokyo National Museum ©
Tokyo National Museum

2
nights
Nagano, Japan

Nagano ©
Near the confluence of the Chikuma and Sai rivers, Nagano combines historic sites with nearby forested alps dotted with shrines.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park as well as Chausuyama Dinosaur Park. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park and then steep yourself in history at Matsushiro. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Chausuyama Dinosaur Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Zenko-ji Temple, thenget engrossed in the history at Togakushi Folk Museum Togakushi Ninja Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Togakushi Jinja Hokosha.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Nagano trip planner.

Traveling by train from Tokyo to Nagano takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, Nagano is a bit cooler than Tokyo - with highs of °C and lows of °C. On the 30th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Shizuoka.

Things to do in Nagano

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park
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Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park ©
Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park
Togakushi Jinja Hokosha ©
Togakushi Jinja Hokosha
Matsushiro ©
Matsushiro

2
nights
Shizuoka, Japan

Shizuoka ©
With its upmarket shopping districts and scenic coastal landscape, Shizuoka stands as the main urban area of a province often referred to as Japan's riviera.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Oishi Park as well as Nihon Daira Yume Terrace. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kunozan Toshogu Shrine, get great views at Nihon Daira Yume Terrace, thendelve into the lush surroundings at Miho Seacoast (Miho no Matsubara Beach), and finally explore the historical opulence of Shizuoka castle. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around Oishi Park and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Rinzaiji Temple.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Shizuoka road trip planner.

Traveling by train from Nagano to Shizuoka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Nagano in September, Shizuoka is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °C. On the 2nd (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Shizuoka

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trip

Oishi Park
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Miho Seacoast (Miho no Matsubara Beach) ©
Miho Seacoast (Miho no Matsubara Beach)
Kunozan Toshogu Shrine ©
Kunozan Toshogu Shrine
Shizuoka castle ©
Shizuoka castle

2
nights
Hiroshima, Japan

Hiroshima ©
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, Atomic Bomb Dome and Hiroshima Castle. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): steep yourself in history at Atomic Bomb Dome, examine the collection at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, and then don't miss a visit to Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima. On the 3rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Hiroshima Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Itsukushima Shrine, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Mikasahama Beach.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Hiroshima trip planner.

Take a train from Shizuoka to Hiroshima in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In October in Hiroshima, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 4th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Kyoto.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites Museums Beaches

Side Trip

Hatsukaichi
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Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima ©
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima
Itsukushima Shrine ©
Itsukushima Shrine
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum ©
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum

2
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, Eikando Zenrinji Temple, Philosopher's Walk, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tenryuji Temple, thentake a peaceful walk through Arashiyama Bamboo Grove, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Kinkaku-ji, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Ryoanji Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Toji, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sanjusangendo Temple, step into the grandiose world of Nijo Castle, thensteep yourself in history at Kyoto Imperial Palace, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Philosopher's Walk.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Kyoto vacation maker.

Traveling by train from Hiroshima to Kyoto takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October in Kyoto, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 6th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Osaka.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Sanjusangendo Temple ©
Sanjusangendo Temple
Eikando Zenrinji Temple ©
Eikando Zenrinji Temple

3
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Tempozan Ferris Wheel, Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan, Kids Plaza Osaka, and other attractions. Visit Osaka Castle and Hozenji Yokocho for their historical value. The adventure continues: shop like a local with Dotombori District.

For maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Osaka route planning tool.

Getting from Kyoto to Osaka by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Singapore.

Things to do in Osaka

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Nara Park
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Nara Park ©
Nara Park
Dotombori District ©
Dotombori District
Osaka Castle ©
Osaka Castle

4
nights
Singapore, Singapore

Singapore ©
A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
You've now added Universal Studios Singapore to your itinerary. Kids will appreciate attractions like Battlebox and Maxwell Food Centre. You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Helix Bridge and Clarke Quay. The adventure continues: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Singapore Zoo and take a stroll through Chinatown.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Singapore tour itinerary builder tool.

Fly from Osaka to Singapore in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Osaka to Singapore. Traveling from Osaka in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Singapore: highs are around °C and lows about °C. On the 13th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Singapore

Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trip

Universal Studios Singapore
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Battlebox ©
Battlebox
Chinatown ©
Chinatown
Singapore Zoo ©
Singapore Zoo

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