15 days in Vietnam, Japan & Singapore Itinerary

15 days in Vietnam, Japan & Singapore Itinerary

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Singapore, Singapore
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Hanoi, Vietnam
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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Kyoto, Japan
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Tokyo, Japan
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Singapore, Singapore — 2 nights

A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Singapore is known for parks, sightseeing, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Singapore Flyer, get to know the resident critters at Singapore Zoo, take in nature's colorful creations at Gardens by the Bay, and see the interesting displays at National Museum of Singapore.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Singapore road trip app.

Glasgow, UK to Singapore is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Singapore Standard Time (SGT), which is usually an 8 hour difference. In September, Singapore is much warmer than Glasgow - with highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Hanoi.
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Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Neighborhoods · Museums

Hanoi, Vietnam — 3 nights

The capital of Vietnam, Hanoi has bounded back from the effects of war, and today serves as a bustling commercial and cultural hub bursting at the seams.
On the 8th (Fri), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Old Quarter, steep yourself in history at Hoa Lo Prison, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Literature & National University, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Hanoi trip website.

Getting from Singapore to Hanoi by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Hanoi due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to fly to Ho Chi Minh City.
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Tours · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam — 3 nights

Formerly known in the West as Saigon and affectionately referred to as the "Pearl of the Far East," Ho Chi Minh City is a study of old and new, woven and piled together in a fast-paced urban hub.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, then take an in-depth tour of War Remnants Museum, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Ben Thanh Market. On the 12th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas and then don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Ho Chi Minh City vacation planner.

Fly from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Ho Chi Minh City can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. On the 13th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon 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.
Kyoto is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, explore the historical opulence of Nijo Castle, wander the streets of Gion, and look for gifts at Musubi Kyoto.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Kyoto vacation maker site.

Fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Kyoto in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time (ICT) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is 2 hours. Traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in September, things will get little chillier in Kyoto: highs are around 33°C and lows about 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can fly to Tokyo.
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Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours · Wineries

Tokyo, Japan — 2 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.
On the 17th (Sun), indulge in some personalized pampering at Waho-An NATURE Tokyo, make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, then take in nature's colorful creations at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, and finally admire the striking features of Tokyo Tower.

To see where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Tokyo online trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Kyoto to Tokyo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Mon) to allow time for the flight back home.
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Vietnam travel guide

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Gift & Specialty Shops · Spas · Landmarks
While most Southeast Asian countries have at least one booming metropolis, none seem to bustle nearly throughout like Vietnam does. While busy locals zoom about on motorbikes, visitors fill their Vietnam vacations with a mix of cultural sightseeing and exploring the landscape. Big cities and towns boast colonial architecture, open-air markets, outstanding spa complexes, and modern restaurants. The country also features over 3,200 km (2,000 mi) of coastline dotted with sandy bays that attract scuba divers and kitesurfers. Away from busy urban centers, a tour of Vietnam reveals a rural landscape of lush rice paddies, jagged mountain peaks, and timeless villages unspoiled by the outside world.
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Japan travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Landmarks · Historic Sites
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.
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