9 days in Tokyo & Osaka Itinerary

9 days in Tokyo & Osaka Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Japan trip itinerary planner

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Tokyo
— 4 nights
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Osaka
— 3 nights
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Tokyo

— 4 nights
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 Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden and Takeshita Street. Explore Tokyo's surroundings by going to Hakone-machi (Hakone Ropeway, The Hakone Open-Air Museum, &more), Nagoji Temple (in Tateyama) and Odawara Castle (in Odawara). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Amatsu Shinmeigu Shrine, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Kamogawa Sea World.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Tokyo road trip planning site.

Singapore, Singapore to Tokyo is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Tokyo. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Singapore in June, with highs in Tokyo at 30°C and lows at 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Osaka.

Things to do in Tokyo

Theme Parks · Baths · Spas · Parks

Side Trips

Osaka

— 3 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.
Explore Osaka's surroundings by going to Kudoyama-cho (Shori-ji Temple & Jison-in Temple), Kinokawa Service Area Outbound (in Wakayama) and Yoshino-cho (Kinpusenji Temple, Mt. Yoshino, &more). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Niukawakami Shrine Shimosha, get in on the family fun at Misaki Amusement Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Negoro-ji Temple, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Inunaki.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Osaka trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by train from Tokyo to Osaka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Osaka can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Osaka

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Theme Parks

Side Trips