11 days in Japan, Semarang & Singapore Itinerary

11 days in Japan, Semarang & Singapore Itinerary

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11 days in Japan, Semarang & Singapore Itinerary

Start: Jakarta, Indonesia
+2
bus + Fly + taxi:  3​h
1
Semarang, Indonesia
— Few hours
taxi + Fly:  5​h
2
Singapore, Singapore
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
3
Osaka, Japan
— 1 night
train:  30​min
4
Kyoto, Japan
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
5
Tokyo, Japan
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Jakarta, Indonesia

few
hours
Semarang, Indonesia

Semarang
An Indonesian port city, Semarang remains best known for its Dutch colonial architecture and 15th-century temple.
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Jakarta to Semarang is an approximately 3-hour combination of bus, flight, and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. November in Semarang sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 29°C at night. You'll set off for Singapore on the 1st (Fri).

Things to do in Semarang

Parks Historic Sites Nature

3
nights
Singapore, Singapore

Singapore ©
A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Go for a jaunt from Singapore to Sentosa Island to see Universal Studios Singapore about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: meet the residents at Singapore Zoo, don't miss a visit to Sands SkyPark Observation Deck, take in nature's colorful creations at Singapore Botanic Gardens, and enjoy breathtaking views from Singapore Flyer.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Singapore journey planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Semarang to Singapore takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Semarang to Singapore. In November in Singapore, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Osaka.

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
Singapore Flyer ©
Singapore Flyer

1
night
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.
On the 5th (Tue), step into the grandiose world of Osaka Castle and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Dotonbori and then find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Japan.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Osaka trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Singapore to Osaka takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Osaka. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Singapore in November: high temperatures in Osaka hover around 20°C and lows are around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
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Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Osaka Castle ©
Osaka Castle
Dotonbori ©
Dotonbori

2
nights
Kyoto, Japan

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 7th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Heian Shrine, contemplate the long history of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kiyomizu-dera Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Kyoto Museum of Traditional Crafts Fureaikan, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kinkaku-ji, then explore the historical opulence of Nijo Castle, and finally take a stroll through Gion.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Kyoto itinerary app .

Kyoto is very close to Osaka. In November, daily temperatures in Kyoto can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

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, shopping, parks, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, see the interesting displays at Edo-Tokyo Museum, take a stroll through Odaiba, and get a sense of history and politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings.

For photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Tokyo trip planner .

Traveling by train from Kyoto to Tokyo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In November, daytime highs in Tokyo are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Museums Historic Sites
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Odaiba ©
Odaiba
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower

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