8 days in Japan Itinerary

8 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Brussels
Fly:  16 h
1
Tokyo
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
2
Kyoto
— 1 day
Train:  30 min
3
Osaka
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h
4
Tokyo
— 1 night
Fly:  16 h
End: Brussels

4
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mount Fuji. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Nezu Museum and teamLab☆Planets.

To find maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Tokyo day trip planning app.

Brussels, Belgium to Tokyo is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Brussels to Tokyo. In June, Tokyo is a bit warmer than Brussels - with highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Wed) to allow time for the train ride to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Mount Fuji
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Mount Fuji ©
Mount Fuji
teamLab☆Planets ©
teamLab☆Planets
Nezu Museum ©
Nezu Museum

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Higashi Hongan-ji Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Nishi Honganji, thensteep yourself in history at Sanjusangendo Temple, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Kennin-ji Temple, and finally stop by Ippodo Tea Kyoto.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Kyoto trip planner.

Traveling by train from Tokyo to Kyoto takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Kyoto can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Osaka.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Shopping
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Kennin-ji Temple ©
Kennin-ji Temple
Nishi Honganji ©
Nishi Honganji
Higashi Hongan-ji Temple ©
Higashi Hongan-ji Temple

2
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.
On the 11th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Toshodai-ji Temple, look for all kinds of wild species at Nara Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Nigatsu-do Temple, thensample the tasty concoctions at Harushika Brewery, and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Osaka trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by train from Kyoto to Osaka takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 22°C. On the 12th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Osaka

Parks Shopping Wildlife

Side Trip

Nara
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Nara Park ©
Nara Park
Toshodai-ji Temple ©
Toshodai-ji Temple
Nigatsu-do Temple ©
Nigatsu-do Temple

1
night
Tokyo

Tokyo ©
On the 12th (Fri), wander the streets of Kagurazaka.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Tokyo trip planning website.

Traveling by train from Osaka to Tokyo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. On the 13th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Museums
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Kagurazaka ©
Kagurazaka
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21 21 DESIGN SIGHT

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