10 days in Japan Itinerary

10 days in Japan Itinerary

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10 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Edmonton
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Tokyo
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Kyoto
— 1 night
train:  30​min
3
Osaka
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
4
Tokyo
— 1 night
End: Tokyo

4
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Tokyo City View Observation Deck (Roppongihills), Harajuku Station, Tokyo DisneySea, and other attractions you added. There's more to do: wander the streets of Takeshita Street and make a trip to Shibuya Crossing.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Tokyo trip itinerary builder tool .

Edmonton, Canada to Tokyo is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Edmonton to Tokyo, you'll lose 16 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Edmonton, expect a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Tokyo, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 24°C. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Theme Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Tokyo DisneySea
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Tokyo DisneySea ©
Tokyo DisneySea
Takeshita Street ©
Takeshita Street
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teamLab Borderless

1
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 Gion, Nishiki Market Shopping District and Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine. Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): get a taste of the local shopping with Nishiki Market Shopping District and then take a stroll through Gion.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Kyoto trip planner .

Traveling by train from Tokyo to Kyoto takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Kyoto are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Osaka.

Things to do in Kyoto

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
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Gion
Gion
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Nishiki Market Shopping District ©
Nishiki Market Shopping District

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Shinsekai, Harukas 300 Observation Deck, Hozenji Yokocho, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): get a taste of the local shopping with Dotonbori.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Osaka trip tool .

Osaka is just a stone's throw from Kyoto. In September, daily temperatures in Osaka can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. You'll have a few hours on the 27th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Tokyo.

Things to do in Osaka

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites
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Dotonbori ©
Dotonbori
Shinsaibashi-suji Shopping Street ©
Shinsaibashi-suji Shopping Street
Hozenji Yokocho ©
Hozenji Yokocho

1
night
Tokyo

Tokyo ©
On the 27th (Fri), take a stroll through Akihabara and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sensō-ji. On the next day, admire the striking features of Imperial Palace.

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Take a train from Osaka to Tokyo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple
Akihabara ©
Akihabara
Imperial Palace ©
Imperial Palace

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