9 days in Japan Itinerary

9 days in Japan Itinerary

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Tokyo
— 1 night
2
Fuji
— 1 day
3
Tokyo
— 1 night
4
Osaka
— 1 night
5
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. Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): admire the striking features of Imperial Palace, then take in nature's colorful creations at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, then have fun at teamLab☆Planets, and finally wander the streets of Akihabara.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Tokyo trip planner.

Seoul, South Korea to Tokyo is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In July, daytime highs in Tokyo are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can go by car to Fuji.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks
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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 12th (Fri): make a trip to Chureito Pagoda, go for a walk through Lake Kawaguchi, and then make a trip to Mt. Fuji 5th Station.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Fuji route planning app.

Traveling by car from Tokyo to Fuji takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. While traveling from Tokyo, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Fuji, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive to Tokyo.

Things to do in Fuji

Nature · Parks

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 ©
Your day by day itinerary now includes Shibuya 109, Senso-ji Temple and JAPANiCAN - Tsukiji Outer Fish Market and Sushi Workshop. On the 13th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Senso-ji Temple, pick up some new kitchen skills with JAPANiCAN - Tsukiji Outer Fish Market and Sushi Workshop, then make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, then buy something for everyone on your list at Shibuya 109, and finally take a stroll through Takeshita Street.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Tokyo road trip website.

Getting from Fuji to Tokyo by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. Traveling from Fuji in July, you will find days in Tokyo are somewhat warmer (36°C), and nights are about the same (27°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Osaka.

Things to do in Tokyo

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Classes
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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. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Osaka Castle, see the interesting displays at Cup Noodle Museum Osaka Ikeda, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Taihei-ji Temple, and finally don't miss a visit to Shinsekai.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Osaka route maker app.

Traveling by train from Tokyo to Osaka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. July in Osaka sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) 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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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 Arashiyama. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): go for a walk through Arashiyama.

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Traveling by train from Osaka to Kyoto takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Osaka.

Things to do in Kyoto

Neighborhoods
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Arashiyama ©
Arashiyama

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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 16th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kofuku-ji Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kasuga Grand Shrine, then walk around Nara Park, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Todai-ji Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Umeda Sky Building, then wander the streets of Shinsaibashi-suji Shopping Street, and then wander the streets of Dotombori District.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Osaka trip planner.

Take a train from Kyoto to Osaka in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time 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

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Tokyo

Tokyo
To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Tokyo trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Osaka to Tokyo by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. On the 18th (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping
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