4 days in Japan Itinerary

4 days in Japan Itinerary

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1
Tokyo
— 1 day
2
Kyoto
— 1 night
3
Osaka
— 1 night

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): make a trip to Shibuya Crossing and then admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Tokyo travel route planner.

Manchester, UK to Tokyo is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Manchester to Tokyo. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Manchester in April, with highs in Tokyo at °C and lows at °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Parks
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Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
Shibuya Crossing ©
Shibuya Crossing

1
night
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.
On the 14th (Wed), make a trip to Nijo Castle, thencontemplate the long history of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kiyomizu-dera Temple.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Kyoto trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Tokyo to Kyoto in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Kyoto are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Osaka.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Osaka Castle.

To find where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Osaka online journey builder.

You can take a train from Kyoto to Osaka in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Osaka can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Osaka

Historic Sites
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Osaka Castle ©
Osaka Castle

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