15 days in Japan Itinerary

15 days in Japan Itinerary

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15 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  10​h 15​min
1
Tokyo
— Few hours
train:  3​h
2
Osaka
— 3 nights
train:  30​min
3
Kobe
— Few hours
train:  45​min
4
Himeji
— Few hours
train:  1​h 15​min
5
Osaka
— 1 night
train:  30​min
6
Nara
— Few hours
train:  30​min
7
Kyoto
— 1 night
train:  30​min
8
Osaka
— Few hours
train:  30​min
9
Kyoto
— 1 night
train:  30​min
10
Osaka
— Few hours
train:  3​h
11
Yokohama
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
12
Tokyo
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
13
Nagoya
— 1 day
train:  2​h 15​min
14
Tokyo
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
15
Fujikawaguchiko-machi
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
16
Tokyo
— 5 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Singapore


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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.
For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Tokyo travel itinerary creator.

Singapore, Singapore to Tokyo is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Tokyo. Traveling from Singapore in January, things will get much colder in Tokyo: highs are around 10°C and lows about 5°C. You'll set off for Osaka on the 31st (Tue).

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Tenjimbashisuji Shopping Street, Dotonbori, OSAKA STATION CITY, and other attractions you added. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Shinsaibashi, contemplate the long history of Osaka Central Public Hall, and make a trip to Shinsekai.

For where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Osaka vacation trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Tokyo to Osaka takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. January in Osaka sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can take a train to Kobe.

Things to do in Osaka

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Tenjimbashisuji Shopping Street ©
Tenjimbashisuji Shopping Street
Dotonbori ©
Dotonbori
Shinsaibashi-suji Shopping Street ©

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Kobe

Kobe ©
Walkable, small, and aesthetically charming, Kobe has served as Japan's first and premier international trading outpost since opening to trade with China in the mid-19th century.
To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Kobe online itinerary creator.

Kobe is very close to Osaka. In February, daytime highs in Kobe are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. On the 3rd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Himeji.

Things to do in Kobe

Shopping Neighborhoods
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Nankinmachi (Kobe Chinatown) ©
Nankinmachi (Kobe Chinatown)

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Himeji

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.
To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Himeji trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Kobe to Himeji by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or drive. In February, daytime highs in Himeji are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can drive to Osaka.
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Otemae Street ©
Otemae Street

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Osaka

Osaka ©
For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Osaka tour planner.

Traveling by car from Himeji to Osaka takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Nara.
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Tempozan Ferris Wheel ©
Tempozan Ferris Wheel
Shin Umeda City ©
Shin Umeda City

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Nara

Nara ©
The country's first established capital, Nara houses some of the most storied buildings and natural attractions in Japan, with eight World Heritage Sites in total.
For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Nara sightseeing planner.

Nara is just a stone's throw from Osaka. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in February, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Nara

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
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Nara Park ©
Nara Park
Todai-ji Temple ©
Todai-ji Temple
Nigatsu-do Temple ©
Nigatsu-do Temple

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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.
For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Kyoto tour planner.

Kyoto is just a short distance from Nara. In February, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Osaka.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Shopping
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Kyoto Station Building ©
Kyoto Station Building

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Osaka

Osaka ©
To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Osaka custom trip planner.

Osaka is very close to Kyoto. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Osaka

Historic Sites Shopping
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Osaka Castle ©
Osaka Castle
Grand Front Osaka ©
Grand Front Osaka

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Kyoto

Kyoto ©
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): stop by Teramachi Street and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kiyomizu-dera.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Kyoto travel planner.

Kyoto is just a stone's throw from Osaka. On the 6th (Mon), you'll travel to Osaka.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay Feb 5 — 6:
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Teramachi-dori Street ©
Teramachi-dori Street

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Osaka

Osaka
To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Osaka vacation builder.

Osaka is very close to Kyoto. On the 6th (Mon), you'll travel to Yokohama.

Things to do in Osaka

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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Yokohama

Yokohama ©
Once a small fishing town, Yokohama was one of the first ports to welcome foreign trade in the 19th century, after which it grew into Japan's second largest city and a bustling metropolis.
For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Yokohama travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Osaka to Yokohama takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. February in Yokohama sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Tokyo.

Things to do in Yokohama

Shopping Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Feb 6 — 7:
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Minato Mirai 21 ©
Minato Mirai 21

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Tokyo

Tokyo ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Tokyu Plaza Omotesando Harajuku, Tokyo Ramen Street, Pokemon Mega Center Tokyo, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): have some family-friendly fun at Akiba Fukurou and then hunt for treasures at Ameyoko Shopping Street.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Tokyo travel itinerary creator.

Tokyo is just a short distance from Yokohama. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Nagoya.

Things to do in Tokyo

Shopping Neighborhoods Fun & Games
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Tokyo Ramen Street ©
Tokyo Ramen Street
Ameya Yokocho (Ameyoko) ©
Ameya Yokocho (Ameyoko)
Roppongi ©
Roppongi

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Nagoya

Nagoya ©
Known nationally as an industrial heartland, Nagoya boasts a far more cosmopolitan and cultural core than its reputation would lead you to believe.
On the 8th (Wed), step into the grandiose world of Nagoya Castle, examine the collection at Toyota Commemorative Museum of Industry and Technology, then wander the streets of Osu Shopping Street, and finally take a stroll through Sakae.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Nagoya travel planner.

You can take a train from Tokyo to Nagoya in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. February in Nagoya sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Nagoya

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Nagoya Castle ©
Nagoya Castle
Sakae
Sakae

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Tokyo

Tokyo
For other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Tokyo custom trip planner.

Traveling by train from Nagoya to Tokyo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. On the 9th (Thu), you're off toFujikawaguchiko-machi.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
Find places to stay Feb 8 — 9:

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Fujikawaguchiko-machi

Fujikawaguchiko-machi ©
A resort town located in the foothills of Mount Fuji, Fujikawaguchiko-machi acts as a base for many who plan to take one of the trails up the iconic volcano.
For traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Fujikawaguchiko-machi sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Tokyo to Fujikawaguchiko-machi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Tokyo in February, things will get a bit cooler in Fujikawaguchiko-machi: highs are around 5°C and lows about 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Tokyo.

Things to do in Fujikawaguchiko-machi

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Fuji-Q Highland
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Fuji-Q Highland ©
Fuji-Q Highland
Lake Kawaguchi Ohashi Bridge ©
Lake Kawaguchi Ohashi Bridge

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Tokyo

Tokyo ©
Visit Naritasan Omote Sando and Nezu Shrine for their historical value. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Omotesando and Tokyo Midtown. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tokyo: Tokyo Sea Life Park (in Edogawa), Ghibli Museum (in Mitaka) and IKSPIARI (in Urayasu). Explore Tokyo further: meet the residents at Ueno Zoo, get curious at National Museum of Nature and Science, explore the world behind art at Mori Art Museum, and take in panoramic vistas at Tokyo City View.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Tokyo tour planner.

You can drive from Fujikawaguchiko-machi to Tokyo in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. While traveling from Fujikawaguchiko-machi, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Tokyo, ranging from highs of 10°C to lows of 5°C. On the 14th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Ikspiari, Ghibli Museum Mitaka, Naritasan Omote Sando
Find places to stay Feb 9 — 14:
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Naritasan Omote Sando ©
Naritasan Omote Sando
Asakusa Shrine ©
Asakusa Shrine
Nezu Shrine ©
Nezu Shrine

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