10 days in Japan Itinerary

10 days in Japan Itinerary

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10 days in Japan Itinerary

Singapore
Fly + train:  11​h 15​min
Kyoto
— 5 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
Tokyo
— 4 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
Singapore

4
days
Kyoto

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Gion and Kiyomizu-dera. Nijo Castle and Sanjusangendo Temple will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kyoto: Osaka (Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan & Dotonbori). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Fushimi Inari Taisha and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Heian Shrine.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Kyoto trip builder.

Singapore, Singapore to Kyoto is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Time (SGT) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is 1 hour. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Singapore in December: high temperatures in Kyoto hover around 13°C and lows are around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kyoto

#Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods, #Parks

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Osaka
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Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Nijo-jo Castle ©
Nijo-jo Castle

4
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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.
Senso-ji Temple and Tokyo National Museum will appeal to history buffs. Bring the kids along to Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings. Next up on the itinerary: look for gifts at The Tsukiji Market, ponder the world of politics at Imperial Palace, don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu, and see the interesting displays at Edo-Tokyo Museum.

To see maps and more tourist information, read Tokyo vacation planner.

Traveling by train from Kyoto to Tokyo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In December in Tokyo, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 5°C at night. On the 17th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

#Theme Parks, #Historic Sites, #Museums

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Tokyo Disneyland
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Tokyo Disneyland ©
Tokyo Disneyland
Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple
Tokyo National Museum ©
Tokyo National Museum

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