10 days in Japan Itinerary

10 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Singapore
Fly:  11 h 15 min
1
Nagoya
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Kanazawa
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Takayama
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Yoro-cho
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  12 h
End: Singapore

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Nagoya Castle, identify plant and animal life at Cherry Trees along the Gojo River bank, then buy something for everyone on your list at Uni Mall, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sokenji- Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sun): examine the collection at Nagoya Shisei Shiryokan, admire the masterpieces at The Yamazaki Mazak Museum of Art, admire the masterpieces at Furukawa Art Museum, then explore the activities along Yamazaki River, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Atsuta Jingu Shrine, and finally take a stroll through Sakae.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Nagoya journey planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Nagoya is an approximately 10- hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Nagoya. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Singapore in March: high temperatures in Nagoya hover around 13°C and lows are around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Kanazawa.

Things to do in Nagoya

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Cherry Trees along the Gojo River bank
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Yamazaki River ©
Yamazaki River
Nagoya Castle ©
Nagoya Castle
Sakae
Sakae

2
nights
Kanazawa

Kanazawa ©
An old castle town largely unspoiled during World War II, Kanazawa features well-preserved architecture spread across a range of districts.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Ainokura Gassho Community and Amanatto Kawamura. Kanazawa Noh Museum and Kanazawa Phonograph Museum will appeal to museum buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kanazawa: Nakaya Ukichiro Museum of Snow and Ice (in Kaga), Komatsu (Ishikawa Aviation Plaza, Motorcar Museum of Japan, &more) and Nanto (Ainokura Kaiyu Hodo, Gokayama, &more). The adventure continues: buy something for everyone on your list at Kanazawa Hyakubangai Shopping Center, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fudosonkorin Temple, explore the world behind art at 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, and take a stroll through Higashichaya Old Town.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Kanazawa online vacation maker.

Drive from Nagoya to Kanazawa in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Nagoya in March, plan for slightly colder nights in Kanazawa, with lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can drive to Takayama.

Things to do in Kanazawa

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Nanto, Komatsu, Nakaya Ukichiro Museum of Snow and Ice
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Kanazawa Phonograph Museum ©
Kanazawa Phonograph Museum
Ainokura Gassho Community ©
Ainokura Gassho Community
Suganuma Gassho Community ©
Suganuma Gassho Community

2
nights
Takayama

Takayama ©
Hidden high up in the Japanese Alps, Takayama remained largely cut off from the rest of Japan for centuries, allowing the local culture to grow in relative isolation.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sakurayama Hachimangu Shrine, see the interesting displays at Lion Dance Ceremony Exhibition Hall (Shishi-Kaikan), examine the collection at Takayama Showa Museum, then steep yourself in history at Takayama Jinya, then make a trip to Hida Minzoka Mura Folk Village (Hida no Sato), and finally stop by Hida Bussankan. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Hikaru Museum, steep yourself in history at Wada House, then get engrossed in the history at Shirakawago Gassho Zukuri Minkaen, then steep yourself in history at Kanda house, and finally contemplate the long history of Myozenji Temple.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Takayama online vacation planner.

You can drive from Kanazawa to Takayama in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. March in Takayama sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Yoro-cho.

Things to do in Takayama

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Shirakawa-mura
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Takayama Showa Museum ©
Takayama Showa Museum
Kanda house ©
Kanda house
Shirakawago Gassho Zukuri Minkaen ©
Shirakawago Gassho Zukuri Minkaen

1
night
Yoro-cho

Yoro-cho ©
On the 21st (Sat), get in on the family fun at The Site of Reversible Destiny Yoro Park, stroll around Yoro Park, then see the interesting displays at Hyotan Lamp Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Yoro Shrine, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Yoro no Taki Falls.

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Traveling by car from Takayama to Yoro-cho takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Takayama in March, expect a bit warmer with lows of 7°C in Yoro-cho. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yoro-cho

Parks Nature Theme Parks
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Yoro Park ©
Yoro Park
Yoro Shrine ©
Yoro Shrine
The Site of Reversible Destiny Yoro Park ©
The Site of Reversible Destiny Yoro Park

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