12 days in Japan Itinerary

12 days in Japan Itinerary

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12 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Gold Coast
Fly:  9​h
1
Tokyo
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
2
Kyoto
— 2 nights
train:  30​min
3
Osaka
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 15​min
4
Tokyo
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Gold Coast

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 Harajuku Takeshita-dori as well as STREET KART Akihabara MariCAR No. 2. Have a day of magic on the 25th (Mon) at Tokyo Disneyland. There's more to do: wander the streets of Akihabara and shop like a local with Asakusa.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Tokyo holiday maker website .

Gold Coast, Australia to Tokyo is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Gold Coast to Tokyo, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Gold Coast in February: high temperatures in Tokyo hover around 12°C and lows are around 2°C. On the 26th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Theme Parks Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Tokyo Disneyland
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Tokyo Disneyland ©
Tokyo Disneyland
Akihabara ©
Akihabara
Ginza ©
Ginza

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kyoto Fun. Here are some ideas for day two: let your taste buds guide you at Kyoto Fun.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Kyoto online tour itinerary maker .

Traveling by train from Tokyo to Kyoto takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In February, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 1°C. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Thu) before leaving for Osaka.

Things to do in Kyoto

Nightlife Outdoors Tours
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Kyoto Fun ©
Kyoto Fun

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 28th (Thu), take a stroll through Dotonbori.

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Osaka is just a stone's throw from Kyoto. In February, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 1°C. On the 2nd (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Tokyo.

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks Neighborhoods Shopping
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Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Dotonbori ©
Dotonbori

2
nights
Tokyo

Tokyo
To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Tokyo travel route planner .

You can take a train from Osaka to Tokyo in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. On the 4th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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