16 days in Tokyo Prefecture, Osaka Prefecture & Kyoto Prefecture Itinerary

16 days in Tokyo Prefecture, Osaka Prefecture & Kyoto Prefecture Itinerary

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16 days in Tokyo Prefecture, Osaka Prefecture & Kyoto Prefecture Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Tokyo
— 4 nights
train:  3​h 15​min
2
Osaka
— 4 nights
train:  30​min
3
Kyoto
— 6 nights
train + Fly:  17​h
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: admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, take in the spiritual surroundings of Senso-ji Temple, get your game on at Samurai Armor Photo Studio, and admire the striking features of Tokyo Skytree.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Tokyo itinerary planner .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Tokyo is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Israel Standard Time to Japan Standard Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Tel Aviv in April; daily highs in Tokyo reach 22°C and lows reach 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Osaka.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Samurai Armor Photo Studio ©
Samurai Armor Photo Studio
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden

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.
Osaka is known for historic sites, theme parks, parks, shopping, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Japan, try out the rides at SpaWorld, learn something new at Ninja-Do, and make a trip to Shinsaibashi-suji Shopping Street.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Osaka planner .

Getting from Tokyo to Osaka by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. May in Osaka sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can take a train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Asakayama Green
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan ©
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan
Sunset Owl Cafe ©
Sunset Owl Cafe

6
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.
Kyoto is known for historic sites, shopping, classes, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Kiyomizu-dera Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, take in the pleasant sights at Arashiyama, and get your game on at NINJA VR KYOTO.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Kyoto travel route tool .

Kyoto is just a stone's throw from Osaka. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in May, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
NINJA VR KYOTO ©
NINJA VR KYOTO
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine

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