10 days in Japan Itinerary

10 days in Japan Itinerary

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Tokyo
— 2 nights
2
Kyoto
— 2 nights
3
Osaka
— 1 night
4
Koya-cho
— 1 night
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Tokyo
— 2 nights

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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.
On the 4th (Sat), take in nature's colorful creations at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, then don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, then admire the landmark architecture of Tokyo Tower, and finally walk around Ueno Park. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Tokyo Skytree, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Senso-ji Temple, and then get your game on at Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Tokyo trip planner.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiports are Tokyo Haneda International Airport, Narita International Airport and Ibaraki Airport / JASDF Hyakuri Air Base. April in Tokyo sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Parks · Historic Sites · Fun & Games
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

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Kyoto

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Sanjusangendo Temple. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Heian Shrine, then steep yourself in history at Kiyomizu-dera Temple, and then steep yourself in history at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Kyoto travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Tokyo to Kyoto takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. April in Kyoto sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Osaka.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

1
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Osaka

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 8th (Wed), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Osaka trip planner.

Traveling by train from Kyoto to Osaka takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Osaka can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Thu) before leaving for Koya-cho.

Things to do in Osaka

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan ©
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan
Dotombori District ©
Dotombori District

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night
Koya-cho

Koya-cho ©
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Koya, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kongobu-ji Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koyasan Daishi Kyokai.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Koya-cho attractions planning app.

Drive from Osaka to Koya-cho in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In April in Koya-cho, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Koya-cho

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Mt. Koya ©
Mt. Koya
Kongobu-ji Temple ©
Kongobu-ji Temple
Koyasan Daishi Kyokai ©
Koyasan Daishi Kyokai

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nights
Tokyo

Tokyo ©
Go for a jaunt from Tokyo to Maihama to see Tokyo Disneyland about 38 minutes away. See even more of Tokyo: take a stroll through Odaiba District, take an in-depth tour of Edo-Tokyo Museum, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Ueno Zoo, and stop by Ginza.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Tokyo trip builder website.

Take a train from Koya-cho to Tokyo in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods · Theme Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Tokyo Disneyland
Highlights from your plan
Odaiba District ©
Odaiba District
Tokyo Disneyland ©
Tokyo Disneyland
Tokyo National Museum ©
Tokyo National Museum

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