17 days in Tokyo, Hiroshima & Osaka Itinerary

17 days in Tokyo, Hiroshima & Osaka Itinerary

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17 days in Tokyo, Hiroshima & Osaka Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  12​h
1
Tokyo
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Hiroshima
— 4 nights
train:  2​h
3
Osaka
— 3 nights
train:  3​h 15​min
4
Tokyo
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Tel Aviv

4
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.
Tokyo is known for historic sites, shopping, parks, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Odaiba.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Tokyo trip itinerary app .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Tokyo is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Tel Aviv to Tokyo due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tel Aviv in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Tokyo, with lows around 19°C. You'll set off for Hiroshima on the 5th (Tue).

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Odaiba ©
Odaiba

4
nights
Hiroshima

Hiroshima ©
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Okayama Castle, Hiroshima City Museum of History and Traditional Crafts, Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima, and other attractions. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Atomic Bomb Dome and Hiroshima Castle.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Hiroshima day trip planning site .

Traveling by train from Tokyo to Hiroshima takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Hiroshima are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. You will leave for Osaka on the 9th (Sat).

Things to do in Hiroshima

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Okayama Castle
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3
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Toji and Nigatsu-do Temple. You'll explore and learn at Osaka Shiritsu Toyo Toji Museum and Glico Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Osaka: Higashiyama (Chion-in Temple & Kodai-ji Temple), Hieizan Enryaku-ji Temple (in Otsu) and Horyu-ji Temple (in Ikaruga-cho). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Omiwa Shrine, enjoy breathtaking views from Harukas 300 Observation Deck, appreciate the extensive heritage of Tenjinzaka, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Wakakusa.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Osaka trip planner .

You can take a train from Hiroshima to Osaka in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In May in Osaka, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Osaka

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Kyoto, Nara, Horyu-ji Temple, Hieizan Enryaku-ji Temple, Omiwa Shrine
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Kodai-ji Temple ©
Kodai-ji Temple
Toji ©
Toji
Horyu-ji Temple ©
Horyu-ji Temple

3
nights
Tokyo

Tokyo ©
You'll explore and learn at Nezu Museum and Kanda Myojin. Visit Asakusa Shrine and Hokokuji Temple (Takedera Temple) for their historical value. Step out of Tokyo to go to Kamakura and see Kencho-ji Temple, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. Explore Tokyo further: wander the streets of Yanaka, contemplate the long history of Nezu Shrine, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hie Jinjya.

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Getting from Osaka to Tokyo by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. On the 15th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Kamakura
Highlights from your plan
Kanda Myojin ©
Kanda Myojin
Nezu Shrine ©
Nezu Shrine
Kencho-ji Temple
Kencho-ji Temple

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