30 days in Tokyo, Kyoto & Osaka Itinerary

30 days in Tokyo, Kyoto & Osaka Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Japan trip planner

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Tokyo
— 14 nights
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Kyoto
— 7 nights
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Osaka
— 8 nights
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Tokyo

— 14 nights
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Ghibli Museum Mitaka (in Mitaka), Tokyo DisneySea (in Maihama) and Kamakura (Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine, Hase-dera Temple, &more). Have a day of magic on the 12th (Tue) at Tokyo Disneyland. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, get a sense of history and politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, stroll around Ueno Park, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Senso-ji Temple.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Tokyo trip website.

Singapore, Singapore to Tokyo is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Standard Time to Japan Standard Time is 1 hour. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Singapore in April, with highs in Tokyo at 22°C and lows at 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can fly to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Kyoto

— 7 nights
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.
Explore Kyoto's surroundings by going to Thirteen Story Pagoda (in Kasagi-cho) and Todai-ji Temple (in Nara). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Kiyomizu-dera Temple, contemplate the long history of Sanjusangendo Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, and wander the streets of Gion.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Kyoto driving holiday app.

Getting from Tokyo to Kyoto by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Kyoto are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Osaka.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

Osaka

— 8 nights
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.
Explore Osaka's surroundings by going to Nara (Isuien Garden, Nara Park, &more), Himeji (Koko-en, Himeji Castle, &more) and Joruri Temple (in Kizugawa). And it doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Japan, don't miss a visit to Kuromon Market, examine the collection at Osaka Shiritsu Toyo Toji Museum, and get a taste of the local shopping with Dotombori District.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Osaka driving holiday planning website.

Traveling by car from Kyoto to Osaka takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Osaka are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. On the 30th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Osaka

Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks · Shopping

Side Trips