10 days in Tokyo & Nagano Itinerary

10 days in Tokyo & Nagano Itinerary

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10 days in Tokyo & Nagano Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  11 h
1
Tokyo
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 30 min
2
Nagano
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
3
Tokyo
— 2 nights
Fly:  11 h
End: Singapore

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 5th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, then ponder the world of politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden.

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Singapore, Singapore to Tokyo is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Tokyo is 1 hour. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Singapore in December: high temperatures in Tokyo hover around 14°C and lows are around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Nagano.

Things to do in Tokyo

Parks Historic Sites
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Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower

5
nights
Nagano

Nagano ©
Near the confluence of the Chikuma and Sai rivers, Nagano combines historic sites with nearby forested alps dotted with shrines.
Venture out of the city with trips to Nozawa Onsen Ski Resort (in Nozawaonsen-mura), Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park (in Yamanouchi-machi) and Kusatsu-machi (Onsen Resorts & Yubatake). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Matsumoto Castle, fly down the slopes at Togakushi Ski Area, relax in the rural setting at Daio Wasabi Farm, and contemplate the long history of Old Mejima Residence.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Nagano trip itinerary planner .

You can take a train from Tokyo to Nagano in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Tokyo in December, things will get a bit cooler in Nagano: highs are around 7°C and lows about 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Tokyo.

Things to do in Nagano

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Kusatsu-machi, Karuizawa-machi, Matsumoto Castle, Nozawa Onsen Ski Resort, Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park
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Nozawa Onsen Ski Resort ©
Nozawa Onsen Ski Resort
Matsumoto Castle ©
Matsumoto Castle
Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park ©
Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park

2
nights
Tokyo

Tokyo ©
On the 11th (Wed), pause for some photo ops at Hachiko. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Thu): wander the streets of Odaiba and then get in on the family fun at Tokyo DisneySea.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Tokyo sightseeing planning app .

Getting from Nagano to Tokyo by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Nagano in December, expect Tokyo to be somewhat warmer, temps between 14°C and 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Theme Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Tokyo DisneySea
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Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou ©
Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou
Tokyo Skytree ©
Tokyo Skytree
Odaiba ©
Odaiba

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