11 days in Japan Itinerary

11 days in Japan Itinerary

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11 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Tokyo
— 6 nights
train:  2​h
2
Osaka
— 3 nights
plane:  1​h 30​min
3
Narita
— Few hours
Drive + Fly:  21​h
End: Chicago

6
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 list of things to see and do now includes Shibuya Crossing, Tokyo DisneySea, Toyosu Market, and other attractions. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Nezu Shrine and Akihabara. It doesn't end there: get great views at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Tokyo online trip builder .

Dallas, USA to Tokyo is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Japan Standard Time, which is usually a 15 hour difference. While traveling from Dallas, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Tokyo, ranging from highs of 72°F to lows of 60°F. You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Sun) before leaving for Osaka.

Things to do in Tokyo

Theme Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Urayasu, Shinyokohama Ramen Museum
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Nezu Shrine ©
Nezu Shrine
Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple
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3
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.
You've added Toji, Bamboo Forest Street, Hokan-ji Temple Yasaka no To, and other attractions to your itinerary. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Nipponbashi Denden Town and Crost. Get some historical perspective at Tenjinzaka and Hōzen-ji Temple. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Glico Museum, get into the urban bustle at Daimaru Museum Umeda, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Asazawasha Shrine.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Osaka trip itinerary site .

Traveling by train from Tokyo to Osaka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Narita.

Things to do in Osaka

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Kyoto, Mino, Nara Park
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Toji ©
Toji
Arashiyama ©
Arashiyama
Waterfall of Mino ©
Waterfall of Mino

few
hours
Narita

Narita
Pilgrims and aviators come to Narita, a town known during the Edo period for its temple, and now known primarily for its airport.
To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Narita trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Osaka to Narita takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. November in Narita sees daily highs of 61°F and lows of 44°F at night. You'll set off for home on the 6th (Wed).

Things to do in Narita

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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