7 days in Kobe & Osaka Itinerary

7 days in Kobe & Osaka Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Kansai tour planner

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Fly to Osaka Kansai, Bus to Kobe
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Kobe
— 2 nights
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Osaka
— 4 nights
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Kobe

— 2 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.
Step out of the city life by going to Mt. Rokko and Kazefukiiwa. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Nankinmachi (Kobe Chinatown), take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Maya, visit Kobe Harborland, and deepen your understanding at Disaster Reduction and Human Renovation Institution.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Kobe planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Kobe is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Kobe is 1 hour. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in January; daily highs in Kobe reach 10°C and lows reach 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Osaka.

Things to do in Kobe

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Osaka

— 4 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 Free Walking Tour has been added to your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Kyoto (Gion & Kiyomizu-dera Temple) and Nara Park (in Nara). Next up on the itinerary: get a taste of the local shopping with Dotombori District, find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Japan, step into the grandiose world of Osaka Castle, and get your game on at Sunset Owl Cafe.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Osaka vacation planner.

You can drive from Kobe to Osaka in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Osaka can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Wildlife

Side Trips