10 days in Japan Itinerary

10 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tokyo
— 2 nights
2
Kyoto
— 2 nights
3
Osaka
— 2 nights
4
Hiroshima
— 2 nights

2
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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'll discover tucked-away gems like Jonanjima SeasidePark and Kiyosumi Teien. Change things up with these side-trips from Tokyo: Hidaka (Kinchakuda Manjushage Park & Koma Shrine). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds Tokyo, admire the masterpieces at Idemitsu Museum of Arts, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tokyo Camii & Turkish Culture Center, and take in panoramic vistas at Observatory, Seaside Top.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Tokyo vacation tool.

Paris, France to Tokyo is an approximately 16-hour flight. Traveling from Paris to Tokyo, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Paris in October, things will get a bit warmer in Tokyo: highs are around 26°C and lows about 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hidaka
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Kinchakuda Manjushage Park ©
Kinchakuda Manjushage Park
Jonanjima SeasidePark ©
Jonanjima SeasidePark
Madame Tussauds Tokyo ©
Madame Tussauds Tokyo

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Daimonji, tour the pleasant surroundings at Konchi-in, get to know the fascinating history of Nenenokomichi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Entoku-in, then stop by Shinbashi Dori, and finally make a trip to Kyoto Kimono Rental Sakura. On the 5th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Sento Imperial Palace (Sento Gosho), take in nature's colorful creations at Shosei-en Garden, admire the striking features of Chishaku-in, get engrossed in the history at Kawai Kanjiro Memorial Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Namikawa Yasuyuki Sippo Memorial Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Kaleidoscope Museum of Kyoto.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Kyoto tour itinerary maker website.

Traveling by train from Tokyo to Kyoto takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Osaka.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Konchi-in ©
Konchi-in
Chishaku-in
Chishaku-in
Shosei-en Garden ©
Shosei-en Garden

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, contemplate the long history of Tekijuku, then indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Harukas 300 Observation Deck. On the 7th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nishinomiya Shrine, stroll around Itami Sky Park, admire the masterpieces at The National Museum of Art, Osaka, then see the interesting displays at Osaka Shiritsu Toyo Toji Museum, then see the interesting displays at Modern Transportation Museum, and finally walk around Kemasakuranomiya Park.

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You can take a train from Kyoto to Osaka in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Osaka are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Osaka

Tours · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Nishinomiya Shrine, Itami Sky Park
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Food Tours
Itami Sky Park ©
Itami Sky Park
Kemasakuranomiya Park ©
Kemasakuranomiya Park

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Hiroshima

Hiroshima ©
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Miyajima History Folk Museum, take a peaceful walk through Misen Wild Woods, enjoy breathtaking views from Mount Misen Obsevatory, then take in the awesome beauty at Ogonzan, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Ekie.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Hiroshima trip planner.

Traveling by train from Osaka to Hiroshima takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Hatsukaichi
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Miyajima History Folk Museum ©
Miyajima History Folk Museum
Misen Wild Woods ©
Misen Wild Woods
Mount Misen Obsevatory ©
Mount Misen Obsevatory

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