19 days in Japan Itinerary

19 days in Japan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Japan trip planner

Plan created by another user. Make it yours
1
Tokyo
— 7 nights
2
Nara
— Few hours
3
Osaka
— 4 nights
4
Kyoto
— Few hours
5
Tokyo
— 6 nights

7
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.
Go for a jaunt from Tokyo to Maihama to see Tokyo Disneyland about 38 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, examine the collection at Ghibli Museum Mitaka, make a trip to Shibuya Crossing, and steep yourself in history at Tokyo Central Railway Station.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Tokyo itinerary planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Tokyo is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Traveling from Melbourne to Tokyo, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Melbourne, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Tokyo, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Nara.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods · Theme Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ghibli Museum Mitaka, Tokyo Disneyland
Highlights from your plan
Odaiba District ©
Odaiba District
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple

few
hours
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 28th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kasuga Grand Shrine and then identify plant and animal life at Nara Park.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Nara road trip planner.

Getting from Tokyo to Nara by train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in November, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can go by car to Osaka.

Things to do in Nara

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Nara Park ©
Nara Park
Kasuga Grand Shrine ©
Kasuga Grand Shrine

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, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Japan, step into the grandiose world of Osaka Castle, observe the fascinating underwater world at Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan, and visit Dotombori District.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Osaka travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Nara to Osaka takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. On the 2nd (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Kyoto.

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Osaka Castle ©
Osaka Castle
Dotombori District ©
Dotombori District

few
hours
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Kiyomizu-dera Temple. On the 2nd (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Kiyomizu-dera Temple.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Kyoto road trip website.

Getting from Osaka to Kyoto by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in December, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple

6
nights
Tokyo

Tokyo ©
You've now added Lake Ashi (Ashinoko) to your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tokyo: Naritasan Shinsho-ji Temple (in Narita), Kamakura (Hase-dera Temple, KĊtoku-in, &more) and Hakone Ropeway (in Hakone-machi). See even more of Tokyo: engage your brain at National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation Miraikan, take a stroll through Yokohama Chinatown, get a taste of the local shopping with Asakusa, and take in the views from Rainbow Bridge.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Tokyo online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by train from Kyoto to Tokyo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kamakura, Hakone-machi, Yokohama, Naritasan Shinsho-ji Temple
Highlights from your plan
Ginza ©
Ginza
Lake Ashi (Ashinoko) ©
Lake Ashi (Ashinoko)

Similar plans

20 days in Tokyo, Kyoto & Osaka BY A USER FROM SWITZERLAND November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 28 days in Japan BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA July, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 28 days in Japan BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA July, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 23 days in Tokyo & South Korea BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 21 days in Tokyo, Kyoto & Osaka BY A USER FROM FRANCE September, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, popular & hidden gems Preferences: September, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 25 days in Japan BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems Preferences: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Fast-paced 20 days in Japan & Seoul BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, hidden gems Preferences: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 17 days in Tokyo, Kyoto & Osaka BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA March, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: March, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 25 days in Japan BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 31 days in Osaka, Tokyo & Sapporo BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 26 days in Japan BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 31 days in Japan BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium
See more plans