28 days in Tokyo, Osaka & Sapporo Itinerary

28 days in Tokyo, Osaka & Sapporo Itinerary

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28 days in Tokyo, Osaka & Sapporo Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  7​h
1
Tokyo
— Few hours
Fly:  1​h 30​min
2
Osaka
— 8 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
3
Tokyo
— 10 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
4
Sapporo
— 7 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
5
Tokyo
— 1 night
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

few
hours
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.
To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Tokyo trip itinerary planning app .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Tokyo is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Tokyo is 1 hour. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in December, things will get much colder in Tokyo: highs are around 14°C and lows about 4°C. On the 14th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Osaka.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

8
nights
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.
To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Osaka day trip tool .

Traveling by train from Tokyo to Osaka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 4°C. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Tokyo.

Things to do in Osaka

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

10
nights
Tokyo

Tokyo ©
Your list of things to see and do now includes Cat Cafe Singeki Cat, Ueno, Shibuya Crossing, and other attractions. See some other sides of Tokyo: take in panoramic vistas at Tokyo Skytree, pause for some photo ops at Hachiko, admire the masterpieces at Tokyo National Museum, and take a stroll through Takeshita Street.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Tokyo day trip planning site .

You can take a train from Osaka to Tokyo in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Wed) before leaving for Sapporo.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites
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Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou ©
Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou
Tokyo Skytree ©
Tokyo Skytree
Tokyo National Museum ©
Tokyo National Museum

7
nights
Sapporo

Sapporo ©
A modern, bustling city known for its beer brewery, Sapporo attracts millions of visitors with its Snow Festival, during which elaborate ice and snow sculptures are exhibited all over town.
Sapporo is known for parks, shopping, historic sites, museums, and winter sports. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll around Sapporo Underground Shopping Centre Aurora Town, enjoy breathtaking views from Sapporo TV Tower, make a trip to Sapporo Hokoten, and steep yourself in history at Sapporo Clock Tower.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Sapporo trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Tokyo to Sapporo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. While traveling from Tokyo, expect much colder days and little chillier nights in Sapporo, ranging from highs of -3°C to lows of -6°C. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Tokyo.

Things to do in Sapporo

Shopping Historic Sites
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Sapporo Clock Tower ©
Sapporo Clock Tower
Sapporo TV Tower ©
Sapporo TV Tower

1
night
Tokyo

Tokyo ©
On the 8th (Wed), shop like a local with Ameya Yokocho (Ameyoko).

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Tokyo trip maker .

Traveling by flight from Sapporo to Tokyo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and train; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Sapporo in January, expect nights in Tokyo to be somewhat warmer, around 1°C, while days are warmer, around 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Shopping
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Ameya Yokocho (Ameyoko) ©
Ameya Yokocho (Ameyoko)

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