16 days in Japan Itinerary

16 days in Japan Itinerary

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16 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  13 h 30 min
1
Tokyo
— 6 nights
Train:  3 h
2
Kyoto
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h
3
Hiroshima
— Few hours
Train:  2 h
4
Osaka
— 6 nights
Fly:  13 h 30 min
End: Sydney

6
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Tsukuba Circuit, Hara Museum Arc, teamLab Planets TOKYO, and other attractions you added.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Tokyo holiday site .

Sydney, Australia to Tokyo is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Japan Standard Time (JST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Sydney in September, with highs in Tokyo at 32°C and lows at 24°C. You will leave for Kyoto on the 15th (Sun).

Things to do in Tokyo

Theme Parks Museums Tours

Side Trips

Hara Museum Arc, Tsukuba Circuit, Tokyo Disneyland
Highlights from your plan
teamLab☆Planets ©
teamLab☆Planets
Street Kart Shinagawa #2 ©
Street Kart Shinagawa #2
Hara Museum Arc ©
Hara Museum Arc

2
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.
To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Kyoto trip planner .

Take a train from Tokyo to Kyoto in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Kyoto are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. On the 17th (Tue), you'll travel to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

few
hours
Hiroshima

Hiroshima
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cycle Hiroshima. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): pedal to the sights with Cycle Hiroshima.

Start your trip to Hiroshima by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can take a train from Kyoto to Hiroshima in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Osaka.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Tours Outdoors

6
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.
CUPNOODLES MUSEUM OSAKA IKEDA and Dotonbori are good opportunities to explore the local culture.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Osaka holiday maker .

Take a train from Hiroshima to Osaka in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In September, daily temperatures in Osaka can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. You'll set off for home on the 23rd (Mon).

Things to do in Osaka

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Cup Noodle Museum Osaka Ikeda
Highlights from your plan
Dotonbori ©
Dotonbori
Cup Noodle Museum Osaka Ikeda ©
Cup Noodle Museum Osaka Ikeda

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