7 days in Japan Itinerary

7 days in Japan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Japan holiday planner

This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

Start: Singapore
Subway + Fly:  8 h 15 min
1
Naha
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
Tokyo
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
3
Takayama-mura
— Few hours
Drive:  4 h 30 min
4
Shirakawa-mura
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Kanazawa
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 30 min
6
Kyoto
— 1 night
Train:  30 min
7
Osaka
— 1 night
+2
Train + Fly + Subway:  9 h 45 min
End: Singapore

1
night
Naha

Naha ©
Naha, the capital of Okinawa, has deep roots: Stone Age relics have been found in the city, and through the Middle Ages it rose in importance in the Ryukyu Kingdom.
On the 23rd (Fri), get a taste of the local shopping with Shijo Hondori, then buy something for everyone on your list at Ashibina Outlet Mall, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Okinawa World Culture Kingdom Gyokusendo.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Naha trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Naha is an approximately 8- hour combination of subway and flight. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Standard Time to Japan Standard Time is 1 hour. In November, Naha is little chillier than Singapore - with highs of 29°C and lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Naha

Shopping Parks Nature

Side Trips

Okinawa World Culture Kingdom Gyokusendo, Ashibina Outlet Mall
Find places to stay Nov 22 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Ashibina Outlet Mall ©
Ashibina Outlet Mall
Okinawa World Culture Kingdom Gyokusendo ©
Okinawa World Culture Kingdom Gyokusendo
Shijo Hondori ©
Shijo Hondori

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): buy something for everyone on your list at TOKYO Solamachi and then take a stroll through Omotesando.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Tokyo trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Naha to Tokyo in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and train. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Naha in November: highs in Tokyo hover around 19°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Takayama-mura.

Things to do in Tokyo

Shopping Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Nov 23 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Omotesando ©
Omotesando
TOKYO Solamachi ©
TOKYO Solamachi

few
hours
Takayama-mura

Takayama-mura
For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Takayama-mura planner.

Getting from Tokyo to Takayama-mura by car takes about 2.5 hours. You will leave for Shirakawa-mura on the 24th (Sat).

Things to do in Takayama-mura

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 24 — 25:

1
night
Shirakawa-mura

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.
On the 25th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Wada House and then get engrossed in the history at Shirakawago Gassho Zukuri Minkaen.

For reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Shirakawa-mura online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Takayama-mura to Shirakawa-mura takes 5.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Shirakawa-mura are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. On the 25th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Kanazawa.

Things to do in Shirakawa-mura

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 24 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Shirakawago Gassho Zukuri Minkaen ©
Shirakawago Gassho Zukuri Minkaen
Wada House ©
Wada House

1
night
Kanazawa

Kanazawa ©
An old castle town largely unspoiled during World War II, Kanazawa features well-preserved architecture spread across a range of districts.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Oyama Shrine, then take a stroll through Nagamachi Neighborhood, then steep yourself in history at Nomura Family Samurai House, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ninja Temple.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Kanazawa attractions site.

Traveling by car from Shirakawa-mura to Kanazawa takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Kanazawa can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can take a train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Kanazawa

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Nov 25 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Ninja Temple ©
Ninja Temple
Oyama Shrine ©
Oyama Shrine
Nomura Family Samurai House ©
Nomura Family Samurai House

1
night
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.
On the 27th (Tue), admire the natural beauty at Nanzen-ji Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eikando Zenrinji Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kodai-ji Temple, and finally contemplate the long history of Tofuku-ji Temple.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Kyoto trip simple and quick.

Traveling by train from Kanazawa to Kyoto takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Kyoto are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Osaka.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Nov 26 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Nanzen-ji Temple ©
Nanzen-ji Temple
Eikando Zenrinji Temple ©
Eikando Zenrinji Temple
Tofuku-ji Temple ©
Tofuku-ji Temple

1
night
Osaka

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): stop by Tenjimbashisuji Shopping Street and then wander the streets of Minami (Namba).

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Osaka online holiday planner.

Osaka is very close to Kyoto. In November, daily temperatures in Osaka can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Osaka

Shopping Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Nov 27 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Minami (Namba) ©
Minami (Namba)
Tenjimbashisuji Shopping Street ©
Tenjimbashisuji Shopping Street

Similar Plans

8 days in Tokyo BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, romantic, beaches, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: May, culture, romantic, beaches, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 8 days in Japan BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE November, teens, slow & easy, popular sights Preferences: November, teens Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Slow & easy 11 days in Japan BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, teens, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: April, teens Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 11 days in Japan BY A USER FROM VIETNAM October, teens, kids, popular sights Preferences: October, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 9 days in Japan BY A USER FROM PAKISTAN December, teens, kids, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, fast-paced, popular sights Preferences: December, teens, kids, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Fast-paced 11 days in Japan BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, teens, fast-paced, popular sights Preferences: March, teens Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Fast-paced 10 days in Japan BY A USER FROM BANGLADESH November, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: November, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 8 days in Japan BY A USER FROM INDONESIA October, teens, slow & easy, popular sights Preferences: October, teens Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Slow & easy 8 days in Sapporo & Tokyo BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES December, teens, kids, popular sights Preferences: December, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 10 days in Tokyo, Osaka & Kyoto BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES October, teens, fast-paced, popular sights Preferences: October, teens Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Fast-paced 9 days in Japan BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE December, teens, kids, popular sights Preferences: December, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 11 days in Japan BY A USER FROM BANGLADESH October, romantic, popular & hidden gems Preferences: October, romantic Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium
See more plans