32 days in Japan Itinerary

32 days in Japan Itinerary

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Tokyo
— 11 nights
2
Kyoto
— 4 nights
3
Osaka
— 9 nights
4
Hokuei-cho
— 4 nights
5
Tokyo
— 1 night

11
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.
Mount Fuji has been added to your itinerary. Explore Tokyo's surroundings by going to Maihama (Tokyo Disneyland & Tokyo DisneySea), The Hakone Open-Air Museum (in Hakone-machi) and Yokohama Museum of Art (in Minatomirai). The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Tokyo Tower, get engrossed in the history at Edo-Tokyo Museum, wander the streets of Ginza, and stop by Odaiba District.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Tokyo day trip planning site.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Tokyo is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Dubai to Tokyo due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Dubai, expect much colder days and little chillier nights in Tokyo, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Theme Parks · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

Urayasu, Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine, Enoshima Island, Ghibli Museum Mitaka, The Hakone Open-Air Museum
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Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou ©
Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine

4
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Kyoto Station Building, Kyoto Tower, Kyoto Botanical Garden, and other attractions. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Kiyomizu-dera Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ginkakuji Temple, take in the pleasant sights at Philosopher's Walk, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Nishiki Market Shopping District.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Kyoto road trip planning app.

Getting from Tokyo to Kyoto by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In September in Kyoto, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Osaka.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle
Arashiyama ©
Arashiyama

9
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Ukimido, Universal Studios Japan, Osaka Castle Park, and other attractions. Change things up with these side-trips from Osaka: Nara (Nara Park, Todaiji Temple Cultural Center, &more), Hara Hirone Road (in Inagawa-cho) and Kobe (Kobe Harborland & Nankinmachi (Kobe Chinatown)). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Osaka Castle, take a stroll through Minami (Namba), admire the landmark architecture of Kuchu Teien Observatory, and take a memorable drive along Royu Driveway.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Osaka trip planner.

Traveling by train from Kyoto to Osaka takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Osaka are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Hokuei-cho.

Things to do in Osaka

Neighborhoods · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

Nara, Kobe, Hara Hirone Road, Itami Sky Park, Royu Driveway
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Shinsaibashi-suji Shopping Street ©
Shinsaibashi-suji Shopping Street
Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Osaka Castle ©
Osaka Castle

4
nights
Hokuei-cho

Hokuei-cho ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hokuei-cho: Gaisenzakura (in Shinjo-son), Kotoura-cho (Daisen Fall & Daisen Fall Suspension Bridge) and Mt. Karasugasen (in Kofu-cho).

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Hokuei-cho day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Osaka to Hokuei-cho takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Osaka in September, expect nights in Hokuei-cho to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are little chillier, around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Hokuei-cho

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Kotoura-cho, Gaisenzakura, Mt. Hiruzen, Mt. Karasugasen
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Mt. Hiruzen ©
Mt. Hiruzen
Gosho Aoyama Manga Factory ©
Gosho Aoyama Manga Factory
Mt. Karasugasen ©
Mt. Karasugasen

1
night
Tokyo

Tokyo ©
Madame Tussauds Tokyo has been added to your itinerary. On the 29th (Tue), examine the collection at Madame Tussauds Tokyo.

To find where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Tokyo trip itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Hokuei-cho to Tokyo with the Route module. You will leave for home on the 30th (Wed).

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums
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Madame Tussauds Tokyo ©
Madame Tussauds Tokyo

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