14 days in Tokyo, Kyoto & Osaka Itinerary

14 days in Tokyo, Kyoto & Osaka Itinerary

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Tokyo
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Kyoto
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Osaka
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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.
You've added Yokohama Minato Mirai 21, Tokyo Central Railway Station, Kasai Beach Park, and other attractions to your itinerary. Head to Ginza and Ameya Yokocho (Ameyoko)for plenty of shopping. Tokyo National Museum and Odaiba District are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Senso-ji Temple, make a trip to Shibuya Crossing, and have some family-friendly fun at Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou.

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Melbourne, Australia to Tokyo is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Tokyo is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Tokyo when traveling from Melbourne in October, with lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

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Tokyo National Museum ©
Tokyo National Museum
Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple
Odaiba District ©
Odaiba District

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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.
You've added The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Pontocho District, Haru Cooking Class, and other attractions to your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and Kyoto Isshu Trail, Higahiyama Fuahimi Inari Course. Visit Kinkaku-ji and Nijo Castle for their historical value. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Yase Momiji no Komichi.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Kyoto trip itinerary planner.

Take a train from Tokyo to Kyoto in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in October, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Osaka.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Classes · Nightlife · Spas
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Kinkaku-ji ©
Kinkaku-ji
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Taste Osaka as well as Namban Culture Center. Let the collections at Osaka Shiritsu Toyo Toji Museum and Hakutsuru Sake Brewery Museum capture your imagination. Do some cultural sightseeing at Dotombori District and Todaiji Temple Cultural Center. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Osaka: Himeji Castle (in Himeji), Ichizo Kobayashi Memorial Museum (in Ikeda) and Nara Park (in Nara). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Osaka Castle, get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Japan, and see the interesting displays at Mizuno Sportology Gallery.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Osaka trip maker website.

Traveling by train from Kyoto to Osaka takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Osaka are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

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Nara Park ©
Nara Park
Dotombori District ©
Dotombori District
Himeji Castle ©
Himeji Castle

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