11 days in Japan Itinerary

11 days in Japan Itinerary

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

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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.
Go for a jaunt from Tokyo to Maihama to see Tokyo DisneySea about 40 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, wander the streets of Odaiba District, take in nature's colorful creations at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Senso-ji Temple.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Tokyo trip itinerary builder site.

Saint Louis, USA to Tokyo is an approximately 18-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 15 hours traveling from Saint Louis to Tokyo. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Saint Louis in June: highs in Tokyo hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods · Parks · Spas · Historic Sites

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Neighborhood
Odaiba District
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Architectural Building
Tokyo Tower
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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.
Kyoto is known for historic sites, shopping, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Kiyomizu-dera Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ginkakuji Temple, explore the historical opulence of Nijo Castle, and steep yourself in history at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Kyoto day trip planner.

You can take a train from Tokyo to Kyoto in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in June, and nighttime lows around 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Osaka.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Outdoors
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World heritage site
Nijo Castle
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Osaka Castle, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan, then stop by Dotombori District, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Kuchu Teien Observatory. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Osaka Shiritsu Toyo Toji Museum and then find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Japan.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Osaka sightseeing planning website.

Drive from Kyoto to Osaka in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Narita.

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
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Castle
Osaka Castle
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Neighborhood
Dotombori District
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Narita

Narita ©
Pilgrims and aviators come to Narita, a town known during the Edo period for its temple, and now known primarily for its airport.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): contemplate the long history of Naritasan Omote Sando, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Makata Shrine, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Watpaknam Nihon Betsuin, then enjoy breathtaking views from Narita International Airport Terminal 1, and finally walk around Sakura no yama Park.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Narita itinerary builder site.

Fly from Osaka to Narita in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Narita are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Narita

Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your trip
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Historic Site
Naritasan Omote Sando
4.2

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