11 days in Japan Itinerary

11 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tokyo
— 3 nights
2
Hiroshima
— 1 night
3
Osaka
— 2 nights
4
Kyoto
— 3 nights

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.
Tokyo is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, take a stroll through Odaiba District, get a sense of history and politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, and admire the masterpieces at Tokyo National Museum.

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Bournemouth, UK to Tokyo is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of train and flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Bournemouth to Tokyo due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Bournemouth in March; daily highs in Tokyo reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Parks Museums

Side Trip

Tokyo DisneySea
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

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Hiroshima Castle, thencontemplate the long history of Atomic Bomb Dome, thentake an in-depth tour of Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Hiroshima trip planner.

Traveling by train from Tokyo to Hiroshima takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. March in Hiroshima sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Osaka.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Osaka Shiritsu Toyo Toji Museum and then get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Japan. On your second day here, explore the historical opulence of Osaka Castle, thenmake a trip to Kuromon Market, thenwander the streets of Dotombori District, and finally meet the residents at Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Osaka trip itinerary planner.

Take a train from Hiroshima to Osaka in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. March in Osaka sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Osaka Castle ©
Osaka Castle
Dotombori District ©
Dotombori District

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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sanjusangendo Temple, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, and then contemplate the long history of Kiyomizu-dera Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Gion, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Ryoanji Temple, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kinkaku-ji, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Daiho-In Hall.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Kyoto online journey planner.

You can take a train from Osaka to Kyoto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kyoto

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

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