30 days in Japan & Hong Kong Itinerary

30 days in Japan & Hong Kong Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Asia travel route planner

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

Route & dates

Start: Singapore, Singapore
Subway + Fly:  10 h
1
Hiroshima, Japan
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h
2
Himeji, Japan
— 4 nights
Train:  45 min
3
Kyoto, Japan
— 5 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
4
Kanazawa, Japan
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
5
Tokyo, Japan
— 6 nights
Fly:  7 h
6
Hong Kong, China
— 6 nights
Fly + Subway:  7 h
End: Singapore, Singapore

4
nights
Hiroshima, Japan

Hiroshima ©
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Get out of town with these interesting Hiroshima side-trips: Hatsukaichi (Itsukushima Shrine, Miyajima, &more) and Kintaikyo Bridge (in Iwakuni). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima, pause for some photo ops at Children's Peace Monument, take an in-depth tour of Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, and admire the natural beauty at Shukkei-en Garden.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Hiroshima driving holiday app.

Singapore, Singapore to Hiroshima is an approximately 10- hour combination of subway and flight. You can also do a combination of subway, flight, and train; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and train. Traveling from Singapore to Hiroshima, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in April, expect Hiroshima to be much colder, temps between 22°C and 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Himeji.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Hatsukaichi, Kintaikyo Bridge
Find places to stay Apr 2 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima ©
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima
Itsukushima Shrine ©
Itsukushima Shrine
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum ©
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum

4
nights
Himeji, Japan

Himeji ©
The castle around which the city of Himeji has developed represents one of the best preserved in the country, and has been designated as a national treasure and a World Heritage Site.
Explore Himeji's surroundings by going to Kurashiki (Ohara Museum of Art & Japanese Rural Toy Museum), Nankinmachi (Kobe Chinatown) (in Kobe) and Okayama Korakuen Garden (in Okayama). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Himeji Castle, relax in the rural setting at Sato Fruit Kobo, see the interesting displays at Nojima Fault Preservation Museum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Otokoyama Haisuiike Park.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Himeji trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Hiroshima to Himeji in an hour. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, daily temperatures in Himeji can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Himeji

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Kurashiki, Awaji, Yoneda Taishiji Temple, Nankinmachi (Kobe Chinatown), Yagi no Shidareume
Find places to stay Apr 6 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Himeji Castle ©
Himeji Castle
Koko-en ©
Koko-en
Okayama Korakuen Garden ©
Okayama Korakuen Garden

5
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.
Explore Kyoto's surroundings by going to Jishu Shrine (in Otsu) and Universal Studios Japan (in Osaka). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, make a trip to Kiyomizu-dera Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kinkaku-ji, and wander the streets of Arashiyama.

For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Kyoto trip planner.

You can take a train from Himeji to Kyoto in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. April in Kyoto sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can take a train to Kanazawa.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Theme Parks

Side Trips

Osaka, Jishu Shrine
Find places to stay Apr 10 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

4
nights
Kanazawa, Japan

Kanazawa ©
An old castle town largely unspoiled during World War II, Kanazawa features well-preserved architecture spread across a range of districts.
Get out of town with these interesting Kanazawa side-trips: Takayama (Hida Minzoka Mura Folk Village (Hida no Sato), Hida Takayama Museum of Art, &more), Angoji Temple (in Nanto) and Ikadai Residence (in Takaoka). And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Kenrokuen Garden, don't miss a visit to Omicho Market, explore the historical opulence of Kanazawa Castle, and get engrossed in the history at Shirakawago Gassho Zukuri Minkaen.

Plan a Kanazawa trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Traveling by train from Kyoto to Kanazawa takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Kyoto in April since evenings lows in Kanazawa dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can take a train to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kanazawa

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Takayama, Shirakawa-mura, Angoji Temple, Ikadai Residence
Find places to stay Apr 15 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Kenrokuen Garden
Kenrokuen Garden
Takayama Jinya ©
Takayama Jinya

6
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tokyo: Lake Kawaguchi (in Fujikawaguchiko-machi) and Fujiyoshida (Kitaguchi Hongu Fuji Sengen Jinja Shrine & Arakura Fuji Sengen Jinja). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, take a stroll through Odaiba District, don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, and ponder the world of politics at Imperial Palace.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Tokyo trip itinerary planner.

Take a train from Kanazawa to Tokyo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Kanazawa in April, expect a bit warmer with lows of 12°C in Tokyo. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Fujiyoshida, Lake Kawaguchi
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou ©
Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine

6
nights
Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong ©
Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Hong Kong is known for shopping, theme parks, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: find something for the whole family at Hong Kong Disneyland, gain insight at Sandbox VR, observe the fascinating underwater world at Ocean Park, and pause for some photo ops at Tian Tan Buddha (Big Buddha).

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Hong Kong day trip tool.

Getting from Tokyo to Hong Kong by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, flight, and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tokyo to Hong Kong due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Tokyo in April, with highs in Hong Kong at 32°C and lows at 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 25 — May 1:
Highlights from your plan
Victoria Peak (The Peak) ©
Victoria Peak (The Peak)
Hong Kong Disneyland ©
Hong Kong Disneyland
Lantau island ©
Lantau island

Similar Plans

34 days in Japan BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 60 days in Japan BY A USER FROM CANADA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems Preferences: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Fast-paced 31 days in India & Japan BY A USER FROM FINLAND May, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems Preferences: May, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 31 days in Japan BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: May, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 60 days in Japan BY A USER FROM JAPAN May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 34 days in Japan BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM December, culture, romantic, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights Preferences: December, culture, romantic, historic sites, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Slow & easy 31 days in Japan BY A USER FROM CANADA May, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: May, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 31 days in Japan BY A USER FROM SWITZERLAND June, kids, culture, museums, wildlife, extra slow, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, kids, culture, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Extra slow 31 days in Japan, Iwate Prefecture & Miyagi Prefecture BY A USER FROM CANADA May, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, hidden gems Preferences: May, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 59 days in Japan BY A USER FROM CZECHIA February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 14 days in Japan BY A USER FROM GUAM September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, extra slow, popular & hidden gems Preferences: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Extra slow 31 days in Japan BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, relaxing, beaches, popular & hidden gems Preferences: May, culture, relaxing, beaches Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium
See more plans