12 days in Japan & Singapore Itinerary

12 days in Japan & Singapore Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Jakarta, Indonesia
Fly:  11 h
1
Tokyo, Japan
— 2 nights
train:  5 h
2
Shirakawa-mura, Japan
— Few hours
+2
Bus + Foot + Train:  4 h 30 min
3
Osaka, Japan
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
4
Nagoya, Japan
— Few hours
Train:  2 h 30 min
5
Tokyo, Japan
— 4 nights
Fly:  8 h
6
Singapore, Singapore
— 1 day
Fly:  3 h
End: Jakarta, Indonesia

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Snoopy Museum, Ginza, Odaiba, and other attractions you added.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Tokyo trip itinerary planner.

Jakarta, Indonesia to Tokyo is an approximately 11- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Jakarta to Tokyo. In November, Tokyo is colder than Jakarta - with highs of 19°C and lows of 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Shirakawa-mura.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Shopping Museums
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Odaiba ©
Odaiba
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower
Ginza ©
Ginza

few
hours
Shirakawa-mura, Japan

Shirakawa-mura ©
Set amid quintessentially Japanese landscape, Shirakawa-mura consists of 16 quaint villages, including a historic village of farm houses, now designated a World Heritage Site.
You've now added The Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go Gassho Style Houses to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of The Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go Gassho Style Houses and then steep yourself in history at Wada House.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Shirakawa-mura online trip builder.

Getting from Tokyo to Shirakawa-mura by combination of train and car takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in November, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Osaka.

Things to do in Shirakawa-mura

Historic Sites
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Wada House ©
Wada House

4
nights
Osaka, Japan

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.
You've added Gion, Sannenzaka Ninenzaka, Kiyomizu-dera Temple, and other attractions to your itinerary. When in Osaka, make a side trip to see Nara Park in Nara, approximately Nara away. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Osaka Castle, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan, and take a stroll through Dotombori.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Osaka trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car and train from Shirakawa-mura to Osaka takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In November, daytime highs in Osaka are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. On the 25th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Nagoya.

Things to do in Osaka

Shopping Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Kyoto, Nara Park
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Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Gion
Gion

few
hours
Nagoya, Japan

Nagoya ©
Known nationally as an industrial heartland, Nagoya boasts a far more cosmopolitan and cultural core than its reputation would lead you to believe.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Nabana no Sato.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Nagoya trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Osaka to Nagoya takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Osaka, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Nagoya, ranging from highs of 16°C to lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Tokyo.

Things to do in Nagoya

Parks

Side Trip

Nabana no Sato
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Nabana no Sato ©
Nabana no Sato

4
nights
Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo ©
You've added JAPANiCAN - Tsukiji Outer Fish Market and Sushi Workshop, Tokyo Disneyland, Takeshita Street, and other attractions to your itinerary. See some other sides of Tokyo: take in the spiritual surroundings of Senso-ji Temple, appreciate the history behind Hachiko, and make a trip to Shibuya Crossing.

To find out how to plan a trip to Tokyo, use our trip itinerary maker.

Take a train from Nagoya to Tokyo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Singapore.

Things to do in Tokyo

Theme Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tokyo Disneyland, Gotemba Premium Outlets
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Tokyo Disneyland ©
Tokyo Disneyland
Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple
Shibuya Crossing ©
Shibuya Crossing

1
day
Singapore, Singapore

Singapore ©
A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Gardens by the Bay. On the 29th (Fri), stroll through Gardens by the Bay.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Singapore tour builder site.

Traveling by flight from Tokyo to Singapore takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, taxi, and flight. The time zone changes from Japan Standard Time to Singapore Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Tokyo in November, with highs in Singapore at 37°C and lows at 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks
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Gardens by the Bay ©
Gardens by the Bay

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