15 days in Japan, China & Singapore Itinerary

15 days in Japan, China & Singapore Itinerary

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Hong Kong, China
— 2 nights
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Macau, China
Ferry to Shenzhen Bao'an Port, Fly to Tokyo
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Tokyo, Japan
— 3 nights
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Kyoto, Japan
— 2 nights
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Osaka, Japan
— 2 nights
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Singapore, Singapore
— 2 nights
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Hong Kong, China

— 2 nights

Pearl of the Orient

Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
On the 10th (Sun), get in on the family fun at Hong Kong Disneyland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Hong Kong Museum of History, take in the waterfront at Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade, then take in panoramic vistas at Victoria Peak (The Peak), and finally examine the collection at Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware.

For reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Hong Kong day trip planner.

London, UK to Hong Kong is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Hong Kong is 8 hours. Traveling from London in April, expect Hong Kong to be warmer, temps between 32°C and 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to take a combination of to Macau.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Theme Parks · Museums
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Macau, China

Vacation in Macau to discover one of the world's richest cities organized as an autonomous region of China that, until 1999, was administered by Portugal.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): delve into the distant past at Ruins of St. Paul's.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Macau online tour planner.

Getting from Hong Kong to Macau by ferry takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of ; or drive; or ride a ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Tokyo.

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Tokyo, Japan

— 3 nights
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.
When in Tokyo, make a side trip to see Tokyo DisneySea in Maihama, approximately Maihama away. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, take a stroll through Odaiba District, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Senso-ji Temple, and enjoy breathtaking views from Tokyo Skytree.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Tokyo online holiday builder.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Macau to Tokyo takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Macau to Tokyo due to the time zone difference. In April, daytime highs in Tokyo are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can fly to Kyoto.

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Kyoto, Japan

— 2 nights
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 17th (Sun), explore the historical opulence of Nijo Castle, then steep yourself in history at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, and then steep yourself in history at Kiyomizu-dera Temple.

To find ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Kyoto trip planner.

You can fly from Tokyo to Kyoto in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Osaka.

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Osaka, Japan

— 2 nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Osaka Castle, then admire the landmark architecture of Kuchu Teien Observatory, and then walk around Nara Park. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Dotombori District, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan, and then find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Japan.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Osaka travel route site.

Take a train from Kyoto to Osaka in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Osaka are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Singapore.

Things to do in Osaka

Parks · Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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Singapore, Singapore

— 2 nights

Lion City

A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Take a break from Singapore with a short trip to Sentosa Boardwalk in Sentosa Island, about 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: get to know the resident critters at Singapore Zoo, walk around Singapore Botanic Gardens, explore and take pictures at Gardens by the Bay, and visit Chinatown.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Singapore tour itinerary maker site.

Traveling by flight from Osaka to Singapore takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Osaka to Singapore. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Osaka in April: high temperatures in Singapore hover around 39°C and lows are around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Neighborhoods · Outdoors

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China travel guide

4.4
With well over 1.3 billion residents, China represents the most populous country in the world, considered by many the cradle of civilization thanks to its history spanning many millennia. While a single trip to China rarely satisfies curious travelers, a well-organized tour reveals a land of awe-inspiring natural scenery, ancient monuments, and giant cities, where the diverse population includes almost 60 different ethnic groups speaking dozens of distinct languages. While many Westerners may know China mostly for its centuries-old tradition of martial arts, discerning travelers visit this vast nation for its outstanding cuisine, pristine landscapes, epic train journeys, and small towns of hardworking and genuinely hospitable people.

Japan travel guide

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Land of the Rising Sun
Part of a volcanic archipelago that encompasses over 6,800 islands, Japan remains one of Asia's most fascinating tourist destinations, where a blend of modernity and tradition creates a look and feel completely different from any other place in the world. A tour of Japan lets you discover big cities filled with ancient temples and innovative skyscrapers, as well as quiet country landscapes dotted with castles, perfectly manicured gardens, cherry orchards, and primeval forests seemingly untouched by the hand of mass tourism. Many tourists on vacation in Japan devote lots of time to the country's unique cuisine, prepared with painstaking attention to detail and a genius for simple yet effective presentation.