13 days in Japan Itinerary

13 days in Japan Itinerary

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13 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Doha
Fly:  13​h
1
Tokyo
— 5 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
2
Kyoto
— 3 nights
train:  30​min
3
Osaka
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
4
Fuji National Park
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  16​h
End: Doha

5
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.
You've added Mount Fuji, Asakusa, Akihabara, and other attractions to your itinerary. Bring the kids along to Tokyo Disneyland and Edo-Tokyo Museum. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, wander the streets of Odaiba, ponder the world of politics at Imperial Palace, and admire the landmark architecture of Tokyo Tower.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Tokyo road trip planning tool .

Doha, Qatar to Tokyo is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Doha to Tokyo is 6 hours. Traveling from Doha in June, you will find days in Tokyo are much colder (30°C), and nights are little chillier (22°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

Mount Fuji, Tokyo Disneyland
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Odaiba ©
Odaiba
Tokyo Disneyland ©
Tokyo Disneyland
Edo-Tokyo Museum ©
Edo-Tokyo Museum

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Monkey Park Iwatayama and Umekoji Steam Locomotive Museum. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Kiyomizu-dera Temple, make a trip to Arashiyama, take a stroll through Gion, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kinkaku-ji.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Kyoto trip planning tool .

Traveling by train from Tokyo to Kyoto takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. June in Kyoto sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Osaka.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Monkey Park Iwatayama ©
Monkey Park Iwatayama
Umekoji Steam Locomotive Museum ©
Umekoji Steam Locomotive Museum

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): wander the streets of Dotonbori and then find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Japan. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Todai-ji Temple, step into the grandiose world of Osaka Castle, and then meet the residents at Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Osaka trip app .

Osaka is very close to Kyoto. In June, daily temperatures in Osaka can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Todai-ji Temple
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Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan ©
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan
Osaka Castle ©
Osaka Castle

1
night
Fuji National Park

Fuji National Park ©
Featuring the highest mountain peak in the country, Fuji National Park has long been a place of pilgrimage and poetry, with the active stratovolcano central to Japanese identity, history, and art.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): find something for the whole family at Grinpa and then walk around Mizugatsuka Park.

To find where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Fuji National Park online trip itinerary maker .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Osaka to Fuji National Park. When traveling from Osaka in June, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Fuji National Park: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fuji National Park

Theme Parks Parks Trails

Side Trip

Susono
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Grinpa ©
Grinpa
Mizugatsuka Park ©
Mizugatsuka Park

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