9 days in Japan Itinerary

9 days in Japan Itinerary

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Tokyo
— 1 night
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Fuji
— 1 day
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Tokyo
— 1 night
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Osaka
— 1 night
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Kyoto
— 1 day
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Osaka
— 2 nights
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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.
You've added teamLab☆Planets, Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, Imperial Palace, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Imperial Palace, take in nature's colorful creations at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, then admire the masterpieces at teamLab☆Planets, and finally take a stroll through Akihabara.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Tokyo day trip website.

Helsinki, Finland to Tokyo is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also fly. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Helsinki to Tokyo due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Helsinki in July, with highs in Tokyo at 36°C and lows at 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Fuji.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods · Fun & Games · Historic Sites
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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): make a trip to Chureito Pagoda, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Kawaguchi, and then don't miss a visit to Mt. Fuji 5th Station.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Fuji trip planner.

Traveling by train from Tokyo to Fuji takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Tokyo in July, plan for slightly colder days in Fuji, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Tokyo.

Things to do in Fuji

Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Lake Kawaguchi, Chureito Pagoda, 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 ©
Your day by day itinerary now includes Shibuya 109, Senso-ji Temple and JAPANiCAN - Tsukiji Outer Fish Market and Sushi Workshop. Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Senso-ji Temple, learn the tricks of the trade with JAPANiCAN - Tsukiji Outer Fish Market and Sushi Workshop, make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, then browse the different shops at Shibuya 109, and finally make a trip to Takeshita Street.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Tokyo trip planner.

Drive from Fuji to Tokyo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Fuji in July, you will find days in Tokyo are a bit warmer (36°C), and nights are about the same (27°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Osaka.

Things to do in Tokyo

Shopping · Classes · Neighborhoods
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Takeshita Street ©
Takeshita Street
Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple
Shibuya 109 ©
Shibuya 109

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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 Cup Noodle Museum Osaka Ikeda, Taihei-ji Temple and Shinsekai. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Osaka Castle, examine the collection at Cup Noodle Museum Osaka Ikeda, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Taihei-ji Temple, and finally make a trip to Shinsekai.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Osaka online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Tokyo to Osaka in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to take a 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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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, Arashiyama and Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, wander the streets of Arashiyama, and then steep yourself in history at Kiyomizu-dera Temple.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Kyoto trip planning website.

Kyoto is very close to Osaka. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can take a train to Osaka.

Things to do in Kyoto

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
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Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Arashiyama ©
Arashiyama

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Osaka

Osaka ©
Your day by day itinerary now includes Kasuga Grand Shrine as well as Umeda Sky Building. Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kofuku-ji Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kasuga Grand Shrine, then stroll around Nara Park, and finally steep yourself in history at Todai-ji Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Umeda Sky Building, take a stroll through Shinsaibashi-suji Shopping Street, and then wander the streets of Dotombori District.

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Traveling by train from Kyoto to Osaka takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can 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

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Tokyo

Tokyo
To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Tokyo itinerary planner.

You can drive from Osaka to Tokyo in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly; or drive. You'll set off for home on the 17th (Wed).

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping
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