11 days in Japan Itinerary

11 days in Japan Itinerary

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11 days in Japan Itinerary

Singapore
Fly + train:  10​h 15​min
Osaka
— 2 nights
train:  30​min
Kyoto
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
Tokyo
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
Singapore

2
days
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.
On the 13th (Mon), explore the historical opulence of Osaka Castle, then shop like a local with Minami (Namba), and then wander the streets of Dotonbori. On your second day here, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan, steep yourself in history at Tōdai-ji, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Nara Park.

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Singapore, Singapore to Osaka is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Time to Japan Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Singapore in November, expect Osaka to be colder, temps between 20°C and 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kyoto.

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Nara
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Osaka Castle
Tōdai-ji
Dotonbori

5
days
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.
Popular historic sites such as Nijo Castle and Kiyomizu-dera are in your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Gion and Fushimi Inari Taisha. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Philosopher's Walk, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ginkaku-ji Temple, steep yourself in history at Heian Shrine, and stroll through Katsura Imperial Villa.

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Kyoto is just a short distance from Osaka. November in Kyoto sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kyoto

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Fushimi Inari Taisha
Nijo Castle
Kiyomizu-dera

2
days
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 20th (Mon), wander the streets of Odaiba. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Imperial Palace, then wander the streets of Ginza, and then make a trip to Tsukiji Market.

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Traveling by train from Kyoto to Tokyo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Kyoto in November, expect a bit warmer with lows of 15°C in Tokyo. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

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Odaiba
The Tsukiji Market
Imperial Palace

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