7 days in Japan Itinerary

7 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  12 h 30 min
1
Tokyo
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
2
Narusawa-mura
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h
3
Tokyo
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h
4
Osaka
— 1 night
Train:  30 min
5
Kyoto
— 1 night
Train:  45 min
6
Nara
— 1 day
Train + Fly:  10 h 30 min
End: Kuala Lumpur

1
night
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.
For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Tokyo sightseeing planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Tokyo is an approximately 10.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is 1 hour. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Kuala Lumpur in January, with highs in Tokyo at 11°C and lows at 1°C. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Narusawa-mura.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

1
day
Narusawa-mura

Narusawa-mura ©
A village at the foothills of Mt.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Gotemba Premium Outlets, Fujisan World Heritage Center(Mt.Fuji World Heritage Center) and Lake Kawaguchi. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): get all the information you need at Fujisan World Heritage Center(Mt.Fuji World Heritage Center), then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lake Kawaguchi, and then revel in the low prices at Gotemba Premium Outlets.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Narusawa-mura tour itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Tokyo to Narusawa-mura in 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Tokyo in January: highs in Narusawa-mura hover around 5°C, while lows dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can drive to Tokyo.

Things to do in Narusawa-mura

Nature Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Fujikawaguchiko-machi, Gotemba Premium Outlets
Highlights from your plan
Lake Kawaguchi ©
Lake Kawaguchi
Gotemba Premium Outlets ©
Gotemba Premium Outlets

2
nights
Tokyo

Tokyo ©
You've added Senso-ji Temple, Asakusa, Ueno Park, and other attractions to your itinerary.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Tokyo day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Narusawa-mura to Tokyo takes 2 hours. While traveling from Narusawa-mura, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Tokyo, ranging from highs of 11°C to lows of 1°C. On the 2nd (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Osaka.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
Asakusa ©
Asakusa
Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple
Ginza ©
Ginza

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Osaka Castle. On the 2nd (Sun), contemplate the long history of Osaka Castle, then stop by Naniwa Meibutsu Ichibirian Dotombori, and then wander the streets of Dotombori.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Osaka trip website.

Traveling by train from Tokyo to Osaka takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In February, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 1°C. You will leave for Kyoto on the 3rd (Mon).

Things to do in Osaka

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Osaka Castle ©
Osaka Castle
Dotombori ©
Dotombori

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.
You've added Ryoanji Temple, Sanjusangendo Temple, Kinkaku-ji, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 3rd (Mon), go for a walk through Togetsukyo Bridge, get to know the resident critters at Monkey Park Iwatayama, stop by Horando, Togetsukyo Honten, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ryoanji Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kinkaku-ji, and finally contemplate the long history of Kitano Tenmangu Shrine.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Kyoto travel route website.

Kyoto is just a short distance from Osaka. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in February, and nighttime lows around 1°C. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Tue) before leaving for Nara.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kinkaku-ji ©
Kinkaku-ji
Sanjusangendo Temple ©
Sanjusangendo Temple
Ryoanji Temple ©
Ryoanji Temple

1
day
Nara

Nara ©
The country's first established capital, Nara houses some of the most storied buildings and natural attractions in Japan, with eight World Heritage Sites in total.
Toshodai-ji Temple has been added to your itinerary. On the 4th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Toshodai-ji Temple, stop by Yu Nakagawa Masashichi Shoten Japan City Nara Sanjo, appreciate the history behind Todai-ji Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hokke-do, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nigatsu-do Temple, and finally stroll around Nara Park.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Nara trip planner.

Traveling by train from Kyoto to Nara takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway and train. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in February, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nara

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Nara Park ©
Nara Park
Todai-ji Temple ©
Todai-ji Temple
Toshodai-ji Temple ©
Toshodai-ji Temple

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