10 days in Japan Itinerary

10 days in Japan Itinerary

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10 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly + train:  10​h 45​min
1
Kyoto
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Yoshino-cho
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
3
Fujiyoshida
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 45​min
4
Tokyo
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Singapore


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2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Toji, steep yourself in history at Kiyomizu-dera Temple, and then wander the streets of Gion. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, then look for all kinds of wild species at Nara Park, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Wakakusa.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Kyoto itinerary maker tool .

Singapore, Singapore to Kyoto is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Kyoto due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in April, things will get colder in Kyoto: highs are around 22°C and lows about 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can go by car to Yoshino-cho.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Nara
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Gion
Gion

2
nights
Yoshino-cho

Yoshino-cho ©
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Yoshimizu Shrine, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Yoshino, and then admire the natural beauty at Chikurinin Gumpoen. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Yoshino Shrine, steep yourself in history at Kinpusenji Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tonanin, then steep yourself in history at Mausoleum of Emperor Godaigo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nyoirinji, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kinbu Shrine.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Yoshino-cho tour planner.

Drive from Kyoto to Yoshino-cho in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Kyoto in April, expect a bit warmer with lows of 15°C in Yoshino-cho. On the 8th (Wed), you're off toFujiyoshida.

Things to do in Yoshino-cho

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Mt. Yoshino ©
Mt. Yoshino
Kinpusenji Temple ©
Kinpusenji Temple
Yoshino Shrine ©
Yoshino Shrine

2
nights
Fujiyoshida

Fujiyoshida ©
A gateway to the volcano, Fujiyoshida sits in the shadow of a giant, and everything across the city seemingly points toward the iconic symbol of national pride, Mount Fuji.
You've now added Fuji Five Lakes to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arayayama Shrine Okumiya. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Chureito Pagoda, tour the pleasant surroundings at Arakurayama Sengen Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Fuji Five Lakes, then learn more about the world around you at Fujisan Museum, and finally make a trip to Arayayama Shrine.

To find photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Fujiyoshida trip itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Yoshino-cho to Fujiyoshida takes 6 hours. When traveling from Yoshino-cho in April, plan for a bit cooler days in Fujiyoshida, with highs around 15°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Tokyo.

Things to do in Fujiyoshida

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Fuji Five Lakes
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Arakurayama Sengen Park ©
Arakurayama Sengen Park
Fujisan Museum ©
Fujisan Museum
Arayayama Shrine Okumiya ©
Arayayama Shrine Okumiya

2
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.
On the 10th (Fri), contemplate the waterfront views at Meguro River. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Odaiba Kaihin Koen (Odaiba Seaside Park), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Asakusa Shrine, then take a stroll through Ueno, and finally wander the streets of Yanaka.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Tokyo day trip site .

Traveling by car from Fujiyoshida to Tokyo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Fujiyoshida in April, expect nights in Tokyo to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 22°C. You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Parks Neighborhoods Nature
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Yanaka ©
Yanaka
Ueno ©
Ueno
Asakusa Shrine ©
Asakusa Shrine

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