12 days in Japan & Singapore Itinerary

12 days in Japan & Singapore Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Saitama, Japan
— 1 night
2
Mito, Japan
— 1 night
3
Kusatsu-machi, Japan
— 1 night
4
Yuzawa-machi, Japan
— 1 night
5
Tokyo, Japan
— 3 nights
6
Singapore, Singapore
— 3 nights

1
night
Saitama, Japan

Saitama ©
Though a fairly large city in its own right, Saitama has become known primarily for its proximity to the capital, Tokyo.
On the 26th (Thu), walk around Oarata Kotsu Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Musashi Ichinomiya Hikawa Shrine, walk around Shimin no Mori, thenexamine the collection at Japan Mint Saitama Museum, and finally bet on your favorite at Kawaguchi Autorace.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Saitama driving holiday planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Saitama is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Saitama due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in December, expect Saitama to be cooler, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to drive to Mito.

Things to do in Saitama

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Oarata Kotsu Park, Kawaguchi Autorace
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Japan Mint Saitama Museum ©
Japan Mint Saitama Museum

1
night
Mito, Japan

Mito ©
Quaint and historic, Mito serves as the capital of Ibaraki Prefecture, once a castle town and stronghold for the Edo-period Mito clan.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Center, stroll around Mito City Forest Park, get lost in a book at Sagawa Library, thenadmire the natural beauty at Howaen, thensteep yourself in history at Kodokan Park, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Yakuo-in.

For other places to visit and tourist information, refer to the Mito travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Saitama to Mito takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Mito when traveling from Saitama in December, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can drive to Kusatsu-machi.

Things to do in Mito

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Wildlife Center
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Mito City Forest Park ©
Mito City Forest Park
Howaen ©
Howaen
Kodokan Park ©
Kodokan Park

1
night
Kusatsu-machi, Japan

Kusatsu-machi ©
On the 28th (Sat), take an in-depth tour of Jukambo National Museum, thentake in the natural beauty of Yubatake, and then get in on the family fun at Kusatsu Forest Stage.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Kusatsu-machi holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Mito to Kusatsu-machi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Mito in December: highs in Kusatsu-machi hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can go by car to Yuzawa-machi.

Things to do in Kusatsu-machi

Nature Parks Museums
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Yubatake ©
Yubatake

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night
Yuzawa-machi, Japan

Yuzawa-machi
It takes just over one hour to reach Yuzawa-machi from the country's capital by bullet train.
On the 29th (Sun), fly down the slopes at Kagura Ski Resort, head outdoors with Masu domari, thenget outside with Forrest Adventure Yuzawa Nakazato, thenhead outdoors with Mt.Tairatsupyo, and finally stroll around Yuzawa Central Park.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Yuzawa-machi itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Kusatsu-machi to Yuzawa-machi in 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can go by car to Tokyo.

Things to do in Yuzawa-machi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Mt.Tairatsupyo
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3
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.
Tokyo is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, admire the landmark architecture of Tokyo Tower, take in the spiritual surroundings of Senso-ji Temple, and get a sense of history and politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings.

For ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Tokyo sightseeing planning site.

Traveling by car from Yuzawa-machi to Tokyo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In December, daytime highs in Tokyo are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Singapore.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Museums Historic Sites
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Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou ©
Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower

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nights
Singapore, Singapore

Singapore ©
A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Singapore is known for parks, shopping, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Singapore Zoo, admire the natural beauty at Singapore Botanic Gardens, find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Singapore, and make a trip to Gardens by the Bay.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Singapore online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Tokyo to Singapore takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Tokyo to Singapore is minus 1 hour. In January, Singapore is much hotter than Tokyo - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks

Side Trip

Sentosa Island
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Singapore Zoo ©
Singapore Zoo
Singapore Botanic Gardens ©
Singapore Botanic Gardens
Universal Studios Singapore ©
Universal Studios Singapore

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