9 days in Japan Itinerary

9 days in Japan Itinerary

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Osaka
— 2 nights
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Kyoto
— 2 nights
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Tokyo
— 2 nights
4
Urayasu
— 2 nights

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): examine the collection at Osaka Shiritsu Toyo Toji Museum and then find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Japan. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Osaka Castle, observe the fascinating underwater world at Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan, then take a stroll through Dotombori District, and finally wander the streets of Minami (Namba).

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Osaka online travel route planner.

Sydney, Australia to Osaka is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Japan Standard Time (JST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Sydney in March, expect Osaka to be much colder, temps between 16°C and 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to drive to Kyoto.

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks
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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 30th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Sanjusangendo Temple, contemplate the long history of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, and then contemplate the long history of Kiyomizu-dera Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Wed): steep yourself in history at Kitano Tenmangu Shrine, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kinkaku-ji, then step into the grandiose world of Nijo Castle, and finally take a stroll through Gion.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Kyoto trip builder site.

You can drive from Osaka to Kyoto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. March in Kyoto sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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World heritage site
Nijo Castle
4.3

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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 1st (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, then make a trip to Tokyo Tower, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Senso-ji Temple, and finally don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Tokyo online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by train from Kyoto to Tokyo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can drive to Urayasu.

Things to do in Tokyo

Parks · Historic Sites
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Architectural Building
Tokyo Tower
4.2
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Religious Site
Senso-ji Temple
4.4

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Urayasu

Urayasu ©
A city lying on Tokyo Bay, Urayasu used to stand separate from the giant metropolis next door, but now, even though it belongs to another prefecture, it seems part of the capital.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): get in on the family fun at Tokyo Disneyland. Keep things going the next day: stroll around Matsudo East Matsudo Yuinohana Park, appreciate the extensive heritage of Tokiwadaira Cherry Blossom Promenade, stroll around Satomi Park, stroll around Urayasu Sports Park, then make an unforgettable trip to Tokyo DisneySea, and finally browse the different shops at Ikspiari.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Urayasu trip tool.

Urayasu is just a short distance from Tokyo. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Urayasu when traveling from Tokyo in April, with lows around 16°C. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Urayasu

Theme Parks · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

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Disney Park / Activity
Tokyo Disneyland
4.3
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Disney Park / Activity
Tokyo DisneySea
4.3
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Shopping Mall
Ikspiari
3.9

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