31 days in East Asia Itinerary

31 days in East Asia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Japan trip planner

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Osaka
— 5 nights
Fly to Tokyo Haneda International Airport, Drive to Tateyama
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Tateyama
— 4 nights
Drive to Tokyo Haneda International Airport, Fly to Osaka
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Osaka
— 3 nights
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Koya-cho
— 4 nights
Drive
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Wakayama
— 4 nights
Drive
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Osaka
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kobe
— 5 nights
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Osaka
— 3 nights
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Osaka

— 5 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.
Osaka is known for historic sites, theme parks, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Osaka Castle, make a trip to Shinsaibashi-suji Shopping Street, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and see the interesting displays at Osaka Shiritsu Toyo Toji Museum.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Osaka vacation planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Osaka is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Singapore to Osaka, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, Osaka is little chillier than Singapore - with highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Tateyama.

Things to do in Osaka

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Tours

Tateyama

— 4 nights
Tateyama is a city located in southern Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Venture out of the city with trips to Oshima Island (in Sakai) and Mt. Mihara (in Oshima-machi). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Nagoji Temple, explore the ancient world of Akayama Underground Ruins, walk around Tateyama Forest of Wild Birds, and kick back and relax at Kembutsu Beach.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Tateyama road trip planning app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Osaka to Tateyama. When traveling from Osaka in September, plan for slightly colder days in Tateyama, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Osaka.

Things to do in Tateyama

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Osaka

— 3 nights
Enjoy Osaka some more: make a trip to Abeno Harukas, wander the streets of Minami (Namba), enjoy breathtaking views from Tsutenkaku, and get engrossed in the history at Osaka Museum of History.

To find maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Osaka trip maker tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Tateyama to Osaka. When traveling from Tateyama in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Osaka, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Koya-cho.

Things to do in Osaka

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Parks

Koya-cho

— 4 nights
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Koya-cho: Onigajo (in Kumano) and Tanizeno Tsuribashi (in Totsukawa-mura).

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Koya-cho trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Osaka to Koya-cho in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Wakayama.

Things to do in Koya-cho

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Wakayama

— 4 nights
Split into two parts by the Kinokawa River, the city of Wakayama stands nestled in the eponymous plain, overlooked by a historic hilltop castle that was rebuilt after World War II. On a tour of Wakayama, you'll have the chance to take day trips to the prefecture's numerous natural and historic sights, as the town has good connections and also provides easy access to Osaka and Nara.
Wakayama is known for historic sites, shopping, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Site of Miyama Batttery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kimiidera Temple, see the interesting displays at Kao Eco Lab Museum, and stroll through Tomogashima Island.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Wakayama trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Koya-cho to Wakayama in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. September in Wakayama sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to drive to Osaka.

Things to do in Wakayama

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Theme Parks

Osaka

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): explore the galleries of Mint Museum, then get to know the resident critters at Tennoji Zoo, then browse the different shops at Grand Front Osaka, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Shin Umeda City. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: visit Nipponbashi Denden Town, make a trip to Ikuno Korea Town, then see the interesting displays at Kids Plaza Osaka, then expand your horizons at Sennichimae Doguyasuji Shopping Street, and finally look for gifts at Ichimonji Chuki.

To find more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Osaka online visit planner.

Getting from Wakayama to Osaka by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kobe.

Things to do in Osaka

Shopping · Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks

Kobe

— 5 nights
Walkable, small, and aesthetically charming, Kobe has served as Japan's first and premier international trading outpost since opening to trade with China in the mid-19th century.
Kobe is known for parks, historic sites, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: deepen your understanding at Disaster Reduction and Human Renovation Institution, see the interesting displays at Hakutsuru Sake Brewery Museum, make a trip to Nunohiki River Valley, and enjoy the sand and surf at Suma Beach.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Kobe trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Osaka to Kobe takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Kobe sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Osaka.

Things to do in Kobe

Parks · Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Osaka

— 3 nights
See even more of Osaka: get a taste of the local shopping with Hankyu Umeda Honten, make a trip to Osaka Takoyaki Museum, explore the wide array of goods at Osaka Station City, and have fun at Kyocera Dome Osaka.

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You can drive from Kobe to Osaka in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Kobe in October, plan for little chillier nights in Osaka, with lows around 17°C. On the 7th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Osaka

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Fun & Games · Historic Sites