30 days in Japan & Hong Kong Itinerary

30 days in Japan & Hong Kong Itinerary

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Start: Singapore, Singapore
Fly + Bus:  10 h
1
Hiroshima, Japan
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h
2
Himeji, Japan
— 4 nights
Train:  45 min
3
Kyoto, Japan
— 5 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
4
Kanazawa, Japan
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
5
Tokyo, Japan
— 6 nights
Fly:  7 h
6
Hong Kong, China
— 6 nights
Fly:  7 h
End: Singapore, Singapore

4
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Hiroshima side-trips: Hatsukaichi (Itsukushima Shrine, Miyajima, &more) and Kintaikyo Bridge (in Iwakuni). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima, admire the masterpieces at Hiroshima Museum of Art, take an in-depth tour of Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, and pause for some photo ops at Children's Peace Monument.

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Singapore, Singapore to Hiroshima is an approximately 10- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Hiroshima. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Singapore in April: high temperatures in Hiroshima hover around 22°C and lows are around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Himeji.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Hatsukaichi, Kintaikyo Bridge
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Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima ©
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum ©
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Hiroshima Castle ©
Hiroshima Castle

4
nights
Himeji, Japan

Himeji ©
The castle around which the city of Himeji has developed represents one of the best preserved in the country, and has been designated as a national treasure and a World Heritage Site.
Explore Himeji's surroundings by going to Nankinmachi (Kobe Chinatown) (in Kobe), Okayama Korakuen Garden (in Okayama) and Kurashiki (Ohara Museum of Art & Japanese Rural Toy Museum). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Himeji Castle, relax in the rural setting at Sato Fruit Kobo, see the interesting displays at Nojima Fault Preservation Museum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Otokoyama Haisuiike Park.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Himeji trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Hiroshima to Himeji in an hour. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, daily temperatures in Himeji can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Himeji

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Awaji, Kurashiki, Nankinmachi (Kobe Chinatown), Okayama Korakuen Garden, Yagi no Shidareume
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Himeji Castle ©
Himeji Castle
Ohara Museum of Art ©
Ohara Museum of Art
Okayama Korakuen Garden ©
Okayama Korakuen Garden

5
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.
Step out of Kyoto to go to Osaka and see Universal Studios Japan, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Kiyomizu-dera Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, explore the historical opulence of Nijo Castle, and make a trip to Heian Shrine.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Kyoto online road trip planner.

Traveling by train from Himeji to Kyoto takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Kanazawa.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Theme Parks

Side Trips

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

4
nights
Kanazawa, Japan

Kanazawa ©
An old castle town largely unspoiled during World War II, Kanazawa features well-preserved architecture spread across a range of districts.
Get out of town with these interesting Kanazawa side-trips: Takayama (Hida Minzoka Mura Folk Village (Hida no Sato), Hida Takayama Museum of Art, &more), Ikadai Residence (in Takaoka) and Angoji Temple (in Nanto). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Kenrokuen Garden, explore the historical opulence of Kanazawa Castle, see the interesting displays at Ishikawa Prefectural Museum for Traditional Products and Crafts, and contemplate the long history of Nagase house.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Kanazawa vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Kyoto to Kanazawa by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Kyoto in April, Kanazawa is a bit cooler at night with lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kanazawa

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Shirakawa-mura, Takayama, Ikadai Residence, Angoji Temple
Find places to stay Apr 15 — 19:
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Kenrokuen Garden
Kenrokuen Garden
Takayama Jinya ©
Takayama Jinya

6
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tokyo: Fujiyoshida (Kitaguchi Hongu Fuji Sengen Jinja Shrine & Arakura Fuji Sengen Jinja) and Lake Kawaguchi (in Fujikawaguchiko-machi). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, get a sense of history and politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, make a trip to Tokyo Tower, and engage your brain at National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation Miraikan.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Tokyo trip maker tool.

Traveling by train from Kanazawa to Tokyo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Kanazawa in April, plan for a bit warmer nights in Tokyo, with lows around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fujiyoshida, Lake Kawaguchi
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 25:
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Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou ©
Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower

6
nights
Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong ©
Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Hong Kong is known for shopping, theme parks, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: find something for the whole family at Hong Kong Disneyland, don't miss a visit to Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade, stroll around Nan Lian Garden, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Hong Kong day trip tool.

Getting from Tokyo to Hong Kong by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, flight, and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tokyo to Hong Kong due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Tokyo in April, with highs in Hong Kong at 32°C and lows at 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites
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Hong Kong Disneyland ©
Hong Kong Disneyland
Hong Kong Museum of History ©
Hong Kong Museum of History
Victoria Peak (The Peak) ©
Victoria Peak (The Peak)

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