31 days in Tokyo, Fuji & Osaka Itinerary

31 days in Tokyo, Fuji & Osaka Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Bangkok
Fly:  9 h 15 min
1
Tokyo
— 9 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
2
Fuji
— 8 nights
Drive:  6 h 30 min
3
Osaka
— 11 nights
Train + Fly:  8 h 45 min
End: Bangkok

9
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tokyo: Ghibli Museum Mitaka (in Mitaka) and Kamakura (Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine, Kōtoku-in, &more). Have a day of magic on the 5th (Sun) at Tokyo Disneyland. The adventure continues: make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, examine the collection at Edo-Tokyo Museum, and enjoy breathtaking views from Tokyo Skytree.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Tokyo road trip app.

Bangkok, Thailand to Tokyo is an approximately 9- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time (ICT) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is 2 hours. Traveling from Bangkok in May, expect Tokyo to be much colder, temps between 28°C and 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Fuji.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Kamakura, Urayasu, Ghibli Museum Mitaka
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Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou ©
Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden

8
nights
Fuji

Fuji ©
Fuji is a city in eastern Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan. Change things up with these side-trips from Fuji: Fujinomiya (Kusushi Shrine, Kengamine, &more), Senganmon (in Matsuzaki-cho) and Susono (Susono Fishing Park & Jurigi Highlands). Spend the 13th (Mon) exploring nature at Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park. There's much more to do: get impressive views of Mount Fuji, head outdoors with Fujigawa Service Area - Inbound, take in the spiritual surroundings of Fujisan Hongu Sengen Taisha Shrine, and take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Iwamoto.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Fuji journey builder app.

You can take a train from Tokyo to Fuji in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Tokyo in May: highs in Fuji hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Osaka.

Things to do in Fuji

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Fujinomiya, Minobu-cho, Hayakawa-cho, Susono, Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park
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Mount Fuji ©
Mount Fuji
Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park ©
Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park
Fujisan Hongu Sengen Taisha Shrine ©
Fujisan Hongu Sengen Taisha Shrine

11
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Osaka: Nara (Nishinokyo District, Nara Park, &more), Kyoto (Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, Kiyomizu-dera Temple, &more) and Koya-cho (Koyasan Okunoin & Mt. Koya). The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Japan, walk around Motoibarakigawa Ryokuchi Park, take a stroll through Shinsaibashi-suji Shopping Street, and explore the historical opulence of Osaka Castle.

Before you visit Osaka, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Fuji to Osaka in 5 hours. While traveling from Fuji, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Osaka, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Osaka

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Kyoto, Nara, Koya-cho, Motoibarakigawa Ryokuchi Park
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine

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