10 days in Osaka, Kyoto & Tokyo Itinerary

10 days in Osaka, Kyoto & Tokyo Itinerary

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1
Osaka
— 2 nights
2
Kyoto
— 3 nights
3
Tokyo
— 3 nights

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.
On the 12th (Tue), find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Japan. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Mizuno Sportology Gallery, take a stroll through Shinsaibashi-suji Shopping Street, thentake a stroll through Dotombori District, and finally wander the streets of Minami (Namba).

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Osaka trip planner.

Jakarta, Indonesia to Osaka is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Western Indonesia Time to Japan Standard Time is 2 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Jakarta in January; daily highs in Osaka reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Kyoto.

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Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Dotombori District ©
Dotombori District
Shinsaibashi-suji Shopping Street ©
Shinsaibashi-suji Shopping Street

3
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Kiyomizu-dera Temple and Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Gion and Hosomi Museum. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sanjusangendo Temple, don't miss a visit to Nijo Castle, identify plant and animal life at Yodoryokuchi Park, and contemplate the long history of Genkoan.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Kyoto trip itinerary app.

You can take a train from Osaka to Kyoto in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. January in Kyoto sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Tokyo.

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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
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.
Attractions like Odaiba District and Meiji Jingu Shrine make great kid-friendly stops. Senso-ji Temple and Fukagawa Edo Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: discover the magic at Tokyo Disneyland, admire the striking features of Tokyo Tower, and ponder the world of politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Tokyo trip builder tool.

Traveling by train from Kyoto to Tokyo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

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Tokyo Disneyland
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Odaiba District ©
Odaiba District
Tokyo Disneyland ©
Tokyo Disneyland
Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple

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