10 days in Japan Itinerary

10 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Hyderabad
+2
Fly + Subway + Train:  14 h
1
Hiroshima
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 45 min
2
Osaka
— 2 nights
Train:  30 min
3
Kyoto
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
4
Tokyo
— 3 nights
Train + Fly:  14 h
End: Hyderabad

1
night
Hiroshima

Hiroshima ©
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
On the 14th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Senjokaku, then contemplate the long history of Itsukushima Shrine, and then stop by Itsukushima Gekijyo. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Hiroshima Castle, contemplate the long history of Atomic Bomb Dome, appreciate the history behind Monument of the Atomic Bomb Sacrifice Hiroshima, then contemplate the long history of Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima, and finally get engrossed in the history at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Hiroshima trip itinerary builder tool.

Hyderabad, India to Hiroshima is an approximately 14- hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Hyderabad to Hiroshima is 3.5 hours. August in Hiroshima sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Osaka.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Hatsukaichi
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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum ©
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima ©
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima
Atomic Bomb Dome ©
Atomic Bomb Dome

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Osaka Shiritsu Toyo Toji Museum and then find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Japan. On the next day, step into the grandiose world of Osaka Castle, get your game on at Sunset Owl Cafe, then visit Dotombori, and finally observe the fascinating underwater world at Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Osaka online trip maker.

Getting from Hiroshima to Osaka by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. In August, daytime highs in Osaka are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can take a train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks Historic Sites Parks
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Sunset Owl Cafe ©
Sunset Owl Cafe
Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Osaka Castle ©
Osaka Castle

2
nights
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.
On the 18th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Sanjusangendo Temple, steep yourself in history at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, and then don't miss a visit to Kiyomizu-dera Temple. On your second day here, admire the striking features of Jishu Shrine, hunt for treasures at Nishiki Market Shopping District, then make a trip to Nijo Castle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kinkaku-ji, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ryoanji Temple.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Kyoto trip itinerary builder website.

Kyoto is just a stone's throw from Osaka. In August, daytime highs in Kyoto are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Jishu Shrine
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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

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 20th (Thu), admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, then ponder the world of politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Imperial Palace. On the next day, admire the striking features of Tokyo Skytree, take in the spiritual surroundings of Senso-ji Temple, and then examine the collection at Edo-Tokyo Museum.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Tokyo trip tool.

Getting from Kyoto to Tokyo by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In August in Tokyo, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower

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