15 days in Japan & Hong Kong Itinerary

15 days in Japan & Hong Kong Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Hong Kong, China
— 1 night
2
Tokyo, Japan
— 4 nights
3
Kyoto, Japan
— 4 nights
4
Osaka, Japan
— 5 nights

1
night
Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong
Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Hong Kong day trip planning app.

Surabaya, Indonesia to Hong Kong is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Surabaya to Hong Kong is 1 hour. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. You'll set off for Tokyo on the 16th (Tue).

Things to do in Hong Kong

Shopping Parks Tours

4
nights
Tokyo, Japan

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Meiji Jingu Shrine and Tokyo Tower. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, take a stroll through Asakusa, admire the masterpieces at Tokyo National Museum, and take an in-depth tour of Edo-Tokyo Museum.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Tokyo online day trip planner.

Getting from Hong Kong to Tokyo by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of train and ferry. Traveling from Hong Kong to Tokyo, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June, Tokyo is slightly colder than Hong Kong - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can take a train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Odaiba District ©
Odaiba District
Edo-Tokyo Museum ©
Edo-Tokyo Museum
Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings ©
Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings

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Kyoto, Japan

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.
Attractions like Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and Kinkaku-ji make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kyoto: Toba (Former Toba Elementary School & Toba Aquarium) and Ise Grand Shrine (in Ise). The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Nijo Castle, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Monkey Park Iwatayama, admire the landmark architecture of Kyutei Omuro, and don't miss a visit to Hyakujoyama Sekiho Temple.

To see reviews and tourist information, go to the Kyoto trip itinerary maker tool.

Take a train from Tokyo to Kyoto in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Kyoto are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Osaka.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Toba, Ise Grand Shrine
Highlights from your plan
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Toba Aquarium ©
Toba Aquarium
Monkey Park Iwatayama ©
Monkey Park Iwatayama

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Osaka, Japan

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.
Family-friendly places like Universal Studios Japan and Osaka Shiritsu Toyo Toji Museum will thrill your kids. Explore Osaka's surroundings by going to Nara (Nigatsu-do Temple, Nara Park, &more) and Himeji (Nagoyama Reien Busharito, Koko-en, &more). There's much more to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan, take a stroll through Shinsaibashi-suji Shopping Street, explore the historical opulence of Osaka Castle, and make a trip to Kuromon Market.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Osaka road trip planning website.

Traveling by train from Kyoto to Osaka takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Osaka, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Osaka

Historic Sites Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Nara, Himeji
Highlights from your plan
Osaka Castle ©
Osaka Castle
Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan ©
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan

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