14 days in Japan Itinerary

14 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Osaka
— 4 nights
2
Kyoto
— 1 night
3
Nara
— 1 day
4
Kyoto
— 4 nights
5
Kobe
— 2 nights

4
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kuromon Market, Sunset Owl Cafe, Shitennoji, and other attractions you added. Explore hidden gems such as Kemasakuranomiya Park and Midosuji Street. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Osaka Castle, admire the striking features of Tsutenkaku, explore the galleries of Mint Museum, and take a stroll through Dotombori District.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Osaka holiday planning website.

Singapore, Singapore to Osaka is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Osaka is 1 hour. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Singapore in April: high temperatures in Osaka hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Kemasakuranomiya Park ©
Kemasakuranomiya Park
Sunset Owl Cafe ©
Sunset Owl Cafe

1
night
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 5th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shoren-in Temple (Shoren-in Monzeki), thencontemplate the long history of Sanjusangendo Temple, and then take a stroll through Gion.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Kyoto trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Osaka to Kyoto takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Kyoto are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can go by car to Nara.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Sanjusangendo Temple ©
Sanjusangendo Temple
Gion
Gion
Shoren-in Temple (Shoren-in Monzeki) ©
Shoren-in Temple (Shoren-in Monzeki)

1
day
Nara

Nara ©
The country's first established capital, Nara houses some of the most storied buildings and natural attractions in Japan, with eight World Heritage Sites in total.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Isuien Garden, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nigatsu-do Temple, thenwalk around Nara Park, thenpause for some photo ops at Todai-ji Temple, and finally explore the galleries of Nara National Museum.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Nara trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Kyoto to Nara takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Nara when traveling from Kyoto in April, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to Kyoto.

Things to do in Nara

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Nara Park ©
Nara Park
Nigatsu-do Temple ©
Nigatsu-do Temple
Isuien Garden ©
Isuien Garden

4
nights
Kyoto

Kyoto ©
You've added Togetsukyo Bridge, Heian Shrine, Tenryuji Temple, and other attractions to your itinerary. Explore hidden gems such as Kennin-ji Temple and Kitano Tenmangu Shrine. Explore Kyoto further: contemplate the long history of Kiyomizu-dera Temple, step into the grandiose world of Nijo Castle, admire the landmark architecture of Ninna-ji Temple, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Entoku-in.

Plan my day in Kyoto using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Nara to Kyoto takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect little chillier evenings in Kyoto when traveling from Nara in April, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can take a train to Kobe.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Kennin-ji Temple ©
Kennin-ji Temple

2
nights
Kobe

Kobe ©
Walkable, small, and aesthetically charming, Kobe has served as Japan's first and premier international trading outpost since opening to trade with China in the mid-19th century.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Arima Onsen, Higashi Yuenchi Park, Yuzuruha Shrine, and other attractions. You'll discover tucked-away gems like UCC Coffee Museum and Nankinmachi (Kobe Chinatown). The adventure continues: meet the residents at Suma Aqualife Park Kobe, walk around Arima River Kasen Shinsui Park, take an in-depth tour of Kobe City Museum (Kobe Shiritsu Hakubutsukan), and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kobe Municipal Arboretum.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Kobe trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Kyoto to Kobe by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. April in Kobe sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kobe

Baths Spas Parks
Highlights from your plan
Arima Onsen ©
Arima Onsen
UCC Coffee Museum ©
UCC Coffee Museum
Suma Aqualife Park Kobe ©
Suma Aqualife Park Kobe

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