26 days in Japan & Hong Kong Itinerary

26 days in Japan & Hong Kong Itinerary

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26 days in Japan & Hong Kong Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv, Israel
Fly:  10​h
1
Hong Kong, China
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h
2
Osaka, Japan
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
3
Kyoto, Japan
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
4
Naha, Japan
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
5
Tokyo, Japan
— 9 nights
Fly:  19​h 30​min
End: Tel Aviv, Israel


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3
nights
Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong ©
Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ngong Ping 360, Kowloon City, Victoria Peak (The Peak), and other attractions you added. Head to Tsim Sha Tsui and Nathan Roadfor some retail therapy. Get a sense of the local culture at Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery (Man Fat Sze) and Wong Tai Sin Temple (Sik Sik Yuen Temple). And it doesn't end there: step off the mainland to explore Po Lin Monastery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Man Mo Temple, and take a stroll through Mong Kok.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Hong Kong trip planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Hong Kong is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Tel Aviv to Hong Kong is 6 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in September, and nighttime lows around 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Osaka.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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Lantau island ©
Lantau island
Tian Tan Buddha (Big Buddha) ©
Tian Tan Buddha (Big Buddha)
Sik Sik Yuen Wong Tai Sin Temple ©
Sik Sik Yuen Wong Tai Sin Temple

3
nights
Osaka, Japan

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Osaka Castle, Dotonbori, Umeda Sky Building, and other attractions. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Osaka Castle, admire the landmark architecture of Umeda Sky Building, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Dotonbori.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Osaka online day trip planner .

You can fly from Hong Kong to Osaka in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Hong Kong to Osaka due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Hong Kong in September: high temperatures in Osaka hover around 32°C and lows are around 24°C. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Kyoto.

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks Nightlife Fun & Games
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Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Osaka Castle ©
Osaka Castle
Dotonbori ©
Dotonbori

4
nights
Kyoto, Japan

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.
You've added Kinkaku-ji, Kyoto Tower, Nishiki Market Shopping District, and other attractions to your itinerary.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Kyoto route planner .

Kyoto is just a short distance from Osaka. In October, daytime highs in Kyoto are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Naha.

Things to do in Kyoto

Classes Tours Parks
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Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Kinkaku-ji ©
Kinkaku-ji
Arashiyama ©
Arashiyama

4
nights
Naha, Japan

Naha ©
Naha, the capital of Okinawa, has deep roots: Stone Age relics have been found in the city, and through the Middle Ages it rose in importance in the Ryukyu Kingdom.
You've added Blue Cave, San-A Naha Main Place, Shuri Kannondo, and other attractions to your itinerary.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Naha journey website .

Traveling by flight from Kyoto to Naha takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. In October, Naha is somewhat warmer than Kyoto - with highs of 33°C and lows of 28°C. On the 11th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Tokyo.

Things to do in Naha

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Blue Cave
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Shurijo Castle ©
Shurijo Castle
San-A Naha Main Place ©
San-A Naha Main Place
Shuri Kannondo ©
Shuri Kannondo

9
nights
Tokyo, Japan

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.
You've added Roppongi Kaguwa, Ueno Park, Senso-ji Temple, and other attractions to your itinerary.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Tokyo trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Naha to Tokyo takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and train; or do a combination of ferry and train. In October, Tokyo is slightly colder than Naha - with highs of 26°C and lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Nightlife Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Lake Kawaguchi
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Robot Restaurant ©
Robot Restaurant
Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple
Imperial Palace ©
Imperial Palace

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