11 days in Tokyo, Kyoto & Osaka Itinerary

11 days in Tokyo, Kyoto & Osaka Itinerary

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11 days in Tokyo, Kyoto & Osaka Itinerary

Start: Manila, Luzon
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Tokyo
— 4 nights
2
Tokyo
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
3
Kyoto
— 2 nights
train:  30​min
4
Osaka
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Manila, Luzon

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.
Bring the kids along to Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings and Tokyo DisneySea. Step out of Tokyo to go to Urayasu and see Tokyo Disneyland, which is approximately 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, explore the world behind art at Tokyo National Museum, make a trip to Shibuya Pedestrian Scramble, and see the interesting displays at Edo-Tokyo Museum.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Tokyo trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Manila, Philippines to Tokyo is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Philippines Time (PHT) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is 1 hour. In July, daytime highs in Tokyo are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. On the 19th (Thu), you'll travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Urayasu
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Tokyo Disneyland ©
Tokyo Disneyland
Tokyo DisneySea ©
Tokyo DisneySea
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden

2
nights
Tokyo

Tokyo ©
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Tokyo Sea Life Park and then take a stroll through Odaiba. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Akihabara, then engage your brain at National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation Miraikan, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Ueno Zoo, and finally stroll through Ueno Park.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Tokyo itinerary planner.

On the 21st (Sat), you're off toKyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Odaiba ©
Odaiba
Tokyo Sea Life Park ©
Tokyo Sea Life Park

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Nijo-jo Castle and then get great views at Kiyomizu-dera Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kinkaku-ji, meet the residents at Monkey Park Iwatayama, then snap pictures at Togetsukyo Bridge, and finally find something for the whole family at Toei Kyoto Studio Park.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Kyoto trip planner .

You can take a train from Tokyo to Kyoto in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In July in Kyoto, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll travel to Osaka.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Toei Kyoto Studio Park ©
Toei Kyoto Studio Park
Monkey Park Iwatayama ©
Monkey Park Iwatayama

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.
On the 23rd (Mon), step into the grandiose world of Osaka Castle, then look for all kinds of wild species at Nara Park, and then wander the streets of Dotonbori. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Tue): find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Japan and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Osaka trip itinerary planning site .

Osaka is very close to Kyoto. July in Osaka sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nara Park
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Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan ©
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan
Nara Park ©
Nara Park

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