6 days in Osaka, Hikone & Omihachiman Itinerary

6 days in Osaka, Hikone & Omihachiman Itinerary

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6 days in Osaka, Hikone & Omihachiman Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  7​h
1
Osaka
— 1 night
train:  3​h 30​min
2
Hikone
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
3
Omihachiman
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
4
Hikone
— Few hours
train:  1​h 30​min
5
Osaka
— 1 night
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

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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.
To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Osaka travel planning tool .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Osaka is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Japan Standard Time (JST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in October; daily highs in Osaka reach 26°C and lows reach 17°C. On the 26th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Hikone.

Things to do in Osaka

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

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Hikone

Hikone ©
A small city on the shores of the country's largest lake, Hikone draws in visitors with its fine castle.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Ii Naomasa Statue, stop by Itoju Honten, get to know the fascinating history of 玄宮園 - Genkyūen Garden 玄宮園, then take in nature's colorful creations at Rakuraku Garden, and finally explore the historical opulence of Hikone Castle.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Hikone route maker site .

Take a train from Osaka to Hikone in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, daytime highs in Hikone are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Sun) before leaving for Omihachiman.

Things to do in Hikone

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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Hikone Castle ©
Hikone Castle

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night
Omihachiman

Omihachiman ©
You've now added Hachiman-bori to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): wander the streets of La Corina Omihachiman, then get to know the fascinating history of Omishonin Street, and then make a trip to Hachiman-bori. On the 28th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hachimambetsuin, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Himure Hachimangu, and then take in the exciting artwork at Kurokabe Square.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Omihachiman trip website .

Traveling by car from Hikone to Omihachiman takes an hour. October in Omihachiman sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Hikone.

Things to do in Omihachiman

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Kurokabe Square
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Kurokabe Square ©
Kurokabe Square
Hachiman-bori ©
Hachiman-bori
Himure Hachimangu ©
Himure Hachimangu

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Hikone

Hikone
To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Hikone trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Omihachiman to Hikone in an hour. Traveling from Omihachiman in October, you will find days in Hikone are a bit cooler (24°C), and nights are about the same (19°C). On the 28th (Mon), you'll travel to Osaka.

Things to do in Hikone

Historic Sites Parks Museums

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Osaka

Osaka ©
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): take a stroll through Dotonbori and then go for a walk through Ukiyokoji Street.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Osaka trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by train from Hikone to Osaka takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Osaka

Neighborhoods Shopping
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Dotonbori ©
Dotonbori

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