10 days in Japan Itinerary

10 days in Japan Itinerary

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10 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  16​h
1
Tokyo
— 1 night
train:  3​h 15​min
2
Osaka
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
3
Koya-cho
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Kyoto
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
5
Tokyo
— 1 day
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Newark

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Hozomon, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sensō-ji, and then wander the streets of Ueno.

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Newark, USA to Tokyo is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, subway, bus, and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Newark to Tokyo is 14 hours. Traveling from Newark in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Tokyo, with lows around 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to Osaka.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Asakusa Shrine ©
Asakusa Shrine
Sensō-ji ©
Sensō-ji
Hozomon ©
Hozomon

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Osaka Castle, then steep yourself in history at Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine, and then take a stroll through Shinsaibashi-suji Shopping Street. On the 22nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of Hozenji Yokocho and then shop like a local with Dotonbori.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Osaka trip planner .

Traveling by train from Tokyo to Osaka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Osaka can reach 92°F, while at night they dip to 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time for the train ride to Koya-cho.

Things to do in Osaka

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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Osaka Castle ©
Osaka Castle
Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine ©
Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine
Hozenji Yokocho ©
Hozenji Yokocho

1
night
Koya-cho

Koya-cho
To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Koya-cho trip itinerary maker .

You can take a train from Osaka to Koya-cho in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In August, daily temperatures in Koya-cho can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 78°F. You will leave for Kyoto on the 23rd (Fri).

Things to do in Koya-cho

Historic Sites
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4
nights
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Kifune-jinja Shrine and Sanzen-in Temple. Visit Shoren-in Temple (Shoren-in Monzeki) and Kennin-ji Temple for their historical value. The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Nijo Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chion-in Temple, contemplate the long history of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, and don't miss a visit to Gion.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Kyoto trip builder tool .

Getting from Koya-cho to Kyoto by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 92°F, and evening lows to 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Kennin-ji Temple ©
Kennin-ji Temple
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine

1
day
Tokyo

Tokyo ©
On the 27th (Tue), take a stroll through Kagurazaka and then wander the streets of Odaiba.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Tokyo tour builder website .

You can take a train from Kyoto to Tokyo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods
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Odaiba ©
Odaiba
Kagurazaka ©
Kagurazaka

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