10 days in Japan Itinerary

10 days in Japan Itinerary

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10 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  10​h
1
Kita
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Tateyama-machi
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
3
Hakone-machi
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
4
Tokyo
— 4 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Singapore


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1
night
Kita

Kita ©
A Kita holiday offers a great deal of varied attractions that cater to all kinds of modern urban explorers.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): wander the streets of Dotonbori and then find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Japan. On the 17th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Osaka Castle, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan, and then shop like a local with Shinsaibashi.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Kita itinerary planning website .

Singapore, Singapore to Kita is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or fly. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Time to Japan Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in April; daily highs in Kita reach 22°C and lows reach 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can go by car to Tateyama-machi.

Things to do in Kita

Theme Parks Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Osaka
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Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Osaka Castle ©
Osaka Castle
Dotonbori ©
Dotonbori

1
night
Tateyama-machi

Tateyama-machi ©
The small town of Tateyama-machi, nestled in the hills of Mount Tate, remains most notable as the gateway to the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): see human ingenuity at work at Kurobe Dam, cruise along Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route, and then hike along Hotel Tateyama / Tateyama transmural light Terminal Co., Ltd..

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Tateyama-machi trip planning site .

You can drive from Kita to Tateyama-machi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. When traveling from Kita in April, plan for a bit cooler days in Tateyama-machi, with highs around 19°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Hakone-machi.

Things to do in Tateyama-machi

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route ©
Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route
Kurobe Dam
Kurobe Dam

2
nights
Hakone-machi

Hakone-machi ©
Sitting at the foot of Mount Fuji, Hakone-machi has become a popular retreat from Tokyo for locals and tourists alike.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Owaku-dani Valley, then take some stellar pictures from Hakone Ropeway, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Ashi (Ashinoko), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Hakone Shrine / Kuzuryu Shrine Singu. On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at The Hakone Open-Air Museum, explore the world behind art at Narukawa Art Museum, then browse the exhibits of Hakone Sekisho and Hakone Sekisho Museum, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Tenkakudai.

To see traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Hakone-machi travel planner .

Getting from Tateyama-machi to Hakone-machi by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Traveling from Tateyama-machi in April, you will find days in Hakone-machi are little chillier (15°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can go by car to Tokyo.

Things to do in Hakone-machi

Museums Historic Sites Nature
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The Hakone Open-Air Museum ©
The Hakone Open-Air Museum
Lake Ashi (Ashinoko) ©
Lake Ashi (Ashinoko)
Owaku-dani Valley ©
Owaku-dani Valley

4
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, parks, shopping, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, get a sense of history and politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, take in the spiritual surroundings of Senso-ji Temple, and enjoy breathtaking views from Tokyo Skytree.

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Drive from Hakone-machi to Tokyo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Hakone-machi in April: highs in Tokyo hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums
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Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower

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