8 days in Japan Itinerary

8 days in Japan Itinerary

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1
Tokyo
— 1 night
2
Fuji
— 1 night
3
Tokyo
— 1 night
4
Osaka
— 1 night
5
Kyoto
— 1 night
6
Osaka
— 2 nights
7
Tokyo
— Few hours

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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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes teamLab☆Planets, Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, Imperial Palace, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Imperial Palace, admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, thenenjoy some diversion at teamLab☆Planets, and finally take a stroll through Akihabara.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Tokyo holiday maker site.

Seoul, South Korea to Tokyo is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. In July, daily temperatures in Tokyo can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to drive to Fuji.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Parks Fun & Games
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Akihabara ©
Akihabara
Imperial Palace ©
Imperial Palace
teamLab☆Planets ©
teamLab☆Planets

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Fuji

Fuji ©
Fuji is a city in eastern Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mt. Fuji 5th Station as well as Lake Kawaguchi. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Chureito Pagoda, explore the activities along Lake Kawaguchi, and then don't miss a visit to Mt. Fuji 5th Station.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Fuji trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Tokyo to Fuji by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. Traveling from Tokyo in July, you will find days in Fuji are a bit cooler (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Tokyo.

Things to do in Fuji

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Chureito Pagoda, Lake Kawaguchi, Mt. Fuji 5th Station
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Lake Kawaguchi ©
Lake Kawaguchi
Mt. Fuji 5th Station ©
Mt. Fuji 5th Station
Chureito Pagoda ©
Chureito Pagoda

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Tokyo

Tokyo ©
You've now added Shibuya 109 to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, browse the different shops at Shibuya 109, and then wander the streets of Takeshita Street.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Tokyo online trip builder.

Drive from Fuji to Tokyo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Fuji in July, expect nights in Tokyo to be about the same, around °C, while days are somewhat warmer, around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Osaka.

Things to do in Tokyo

Shopping Neighborhoods
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Takeshita Street ©
Takeshita Street
Shibuya 109 ©
Shibuya 109
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cup Noodle Museum Osaka Ikeda, Taihei-ji Temple and Shinsekai. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Osaka Castle, see the interesting displays at Cup Noodle Museum Osaka Ikeda, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Taihei-ji Temple, and finally make a trip to Shinsekai.

To see where to stay, more things to do, 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. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Osaka

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Cup Noodle Museum Osaka Ikeda
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Osaka Castle ©
Osaka Castle
Cup Noodle Museum Osaka Ikeda ©
Cup Noodle Museum Osaka Ikeda
Taihei-ji Temple ©
Taihei-ji Temple

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night
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 day-by-day itinerary now includes Kiyomizu-dera Temple as well as Arashiyama. On the 14th (Sun), wander the streets of Arashiyama and then make a trip to Kiyomizu-dera Temple.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Kyoto trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Osaka to Kyoto by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. July in Kyoto sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Osaka.

Things to do in Kyoto

Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Arashiyama ©
Arashiyama

2
nights
Osaka

Osaka ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kasuga Grand Shrine as well as Umeda Sky Building. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kasuga Grand Shrine, thenstroll around Nara Park, and then contemplate the long history of Todai-ji Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Umeda Sky Building, thendon't miss a visit to Shinsaibashi-suji Shopping Street, and then wander the streets of Dotombori District.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Osaka trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by train from Kyoto to Osaka takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Osaka

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nara
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Nara Park ©
Nara Park
Dotombori District ©
Dotombori District
Todai-ji Temple ©
Todai-ji Temple

few
hours
Tokyo

Tokyo
To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Tokyo vacation planner.

You can take a train from Osaka to Tokyo in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. You will leave for home on the 17th (Wed).

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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