11 days in Japan Itinerary

11 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Pune
Fly:  12 h 30 min
1
Tokyo
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
2
Fuji
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
3
Nagoya
— 1 night
Train:  45 min
4
Kyoto
— 2 nights
Train:  30 min
5
Osaka
— 1 night
Train:  3 h 15 min
6
Tokyo
— 1 night
Fly:  12 h 30 min
End: Pune

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): admire the striking features of Tokyo Tower, wander the streets of Ginza, then admire the masterpieces at Tokyo National Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Senso-ji Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Ueno Zoo, then wander the streets of Asakusa, and then make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Tokyo driving holiday planner.

Pune, India to Tokyo is an approximately 12.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is 3.5 hours. April in Tokyo sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Fuji.

Things to do in Tokyo

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums
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Tokyo National Museum ©
Tokyo National Museum
Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple
Ginza ©
Ginza

2
nights
Fuji

Fuji ©
Fuji is a city in eastern Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fujisan Hongu Sengen Taisha Shrine and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Fuji itinerary maker site.

Traveling by train from Tokyo to Fuji takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April, daytime highs in Fuji are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Nagoya.

Things to do in Fuji

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Fujisan Hongu Sengen Taisha Shrine
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Fujisan Hongu Sengen Taisha Shrine ©
Fujisan Hongu Sengen Taisha Shrine

1
night
Nagoya

Nagoya
Known nationally as an industrial heartland, Nagoya boasts a far more cosmopolitan and cultural core than its reputation would lead you to believe.
On the 16th (Tue), step into the grandiose world of Nagoya Castle, examine the collection at Toyota Commemorative Museum of Industry and Technology, wander the streets of Sakae, then make a trip to Osu Shopping Street, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Atsuta Jingu Shrine.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Nagoya online sightseeing planner.

Drive from Fuji to Nagoya in 3 hours. In April, daytime highs in Nagoya are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Nagoya

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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Sakae
Sakae
Nagoya Castle ©
Nagoya 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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Nijo Castle, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kinkaku-ji, then get engrossed in the history at Kyoto Museum of Crafts and Design, and finally contemplate the long history of Kiyomizu-dera Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: hunt for treasures at Nishiki Market Shopping District, then contemplate the long history of Sanjusangendo Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, and finally admire the masterpieces at Hosomi Museum.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Kyoto trip planner.

Traveling by train from Nagoya to Kyoto takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Nagoya in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in Kyoto, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Osaka.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine

1
night
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 19th (Fri), step into the grandiose world of Osaka Castle, then identify plant and animal life at Nara Park, and then appreciate the history behind Todai-ji Temple. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Osaka Shiritsu Toyo Toji Museum, explore the galleries of Mint Museum, then take a stroll through Dotombori, and finally make a trip to Shinsaibashi-suji Shopping Street.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Osaka online attractions planner.

Osaka is very close to Kyoto. April in Osaka sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Osaka

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nara
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Nara Park ©
Nara Park
Osaka Castle ©
Osaka Castle
Dotombori ©
Dotombori

1
night
Tokyo

Tokyo ©
On the 21st (Sun), see the interesting displays at Edo-Tokyo Museum, don't miss a visit to Tokyo Central Railway Station, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Tokyo road trip planning site.

Traveling by train from Osaka to Tokyo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Edo-Tokyo Museum ©
Edo-Tokyo Museum
Tokyo Central Railway Station ©
Tokyo Central Railway Station
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden

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