10 days in Japan Itinerary

10 days in Japan Itinerary

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10 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Jakarta
Fly + Drive:  12​h
1
Inagi
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
Tokyo
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
3
Kyoto
— 2 nights
train:  30​min
4
Osaka
— 1 night
train:  3​h
5
Tokyo
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Jakarta

1
night
Inagi

Inagi ©
For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Inagi trip itinerary builder website .

Jakarta, Indonesia to Inagi is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from West Indonesia Time (WIB) to Japan Standard Time (JST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Jakarta in November, expect Inagi to be much colder, temps between 19°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Inagi

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Jindai-ji Temple
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Jindai-ji Temple ©
Jindai-ji Temple

2
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.
Visit Tokyo National Museum and Senso-ji Temple for their historical value. Head to Ginza and Asakusafor plenty of shopping. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Harajuku Takeshita-dori, get a sense of history and politics at Imperial Palace, enjoy breathtaking views from Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Ueno Zoo.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Tokyo day trip planning site .

Getting from Inagi to Tokyo by car takes about an hour. In November, daytime highs in Tokyo are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites
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Ginza ©
Ginza
Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple
Tokyo National Museum ©
Tokyo National Museum

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): steep yourself in history at Heian Shrine, get great views at Kiyomizu-dera Temple, and then steep yourself in history at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Sanjusangendo Temple, then browse the different shops at Kyoto Station Building, then explore the historical opulence of Nijo-jo Castle, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kinkaku-ji.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Kyoto trip planning tool .

Traveling by train from Tokyo to Kyoto takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. December in Kyoto sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Osaka.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Shopping
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Kinkaku-ji ©
Kinkaku-ji

1
night
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 5th (Wed): take a stroll through Minami (Namba), shop like a local with Dotonbori, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Kuchu Teien Observatory.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Osaka trip itinerary builder .

Osaka is very close to Kyoto. In December, daytime highs in Osaka are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Osaka

Neighborhoods Shopping
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Minami (Namba) ©
Minami (Namba)
Dotonbori ©
Dotonbori
Kuchu Teien Observatory ©
Kuchu Teien Observatory

2
nights
Tokyo

Tokyo ©
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Sumida River, see the interesting displays at Edo-Tokyo Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Tokyo Tower, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Minato Mirai 21. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Fri): take a stroll through Odaiba and then admire the landmark architecture of Tokyo Central Railway Station.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Tokyo online attractions planner .

Getting from Osaka to Tokyo by combination of train and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway and train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Minato Mirai 21
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Minato Mirai 21 ©
Minato Mirai 21
Odaiba ©
Odaiba
Edo-Tokyo Museum ©
Edo-Tokyo Museum

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