13 days in East Asia Itinerary

13 days in East Asia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Japan trip itinerary planner

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Fly
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Tokyo
— 3 nights
Drive
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Mitaka
— 2 nights
Train
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Kyoto
— 3 nights
Drive
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Osaka
— 2 nights
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Tokyo

— 3 nights
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Japan Panoramic Tours, Tsukiji Nippon Fish Port Market, Shibuya Crossing, and other attractions you added. Go for a jaunt from Tokyo to Yokosuka to see Nagasawa Beach about 1h 25 min away.

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Singapore, Singapore to Tokyo is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Tokyo. In June, Tokyo is a bit cooler than Singapore - with highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Mitaka.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods · Shopping · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Mitaka

— 2 nights
Mitaka is a city located in the western portion of Tokyo Metropolis, in the central Kantō region of Japan., the city had an estimated population of 189,168 and a population density of 11,520 persons per km². Ghibli Museum Mitaka has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): explore the activities along Tama River, see the interesting displays at Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum, then get curious at Tamarokuto Science Center, and finally explore the world behind art at Ghibli Museum Mitaka. Here are some ideas for day two: look and learn at National Astronomical Observatory of Japan, take in the spiritual surroundings of Higashifushimi Inari Shrine, then explore the activities along Ochiai River and Minamisawa Springs, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Aeon Mall Higashikurume.

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Getting from Tokyo to Mitaka by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train. In June, daytime highs in Mitaka are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to take a train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Mitaka

Museums · Parks · Nature · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Kyoto

— 3 nights
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.
Get some cultural insight at Byodoin and Kofuku-ji Temple. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kyoto: Miho Museum (in Koka) and Uji (Byodoin Omote-sando, Ujigami Shrine, &more). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Gekkeikan Okura Sake Museum, contemplate the long history of Teradaya, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Higashi Hongan-ji Fushimi Betsuin Temple, and bet on a winner at Kyoto Horse Racetrack.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Kyoto itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Mitaka to Kyoto takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In June in Kyoto, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Osaka.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Museums · Casinos · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Osaka

— 2 nights
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Kinpusenji Temple and Yoshimizu Shrine. Bring the kids along to Tannowa Beach and Misaki Amusement Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Mt. Yoshino (in Yoshino-cho), Koyasan Station (in Koya-cho) and Chokeiji Temple (in Sennan).

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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 32°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Osaka

Parks · Theme Parks · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips