13 days in Osaka, Kyoto & Tokyo Itinerary

13 days in Osaka, Kyoto & Tokyo Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

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 Kofuku-ji Temple, Mochiidono Center Gai, Higashimuki Shopping Street, and other attractions to your itinerary. Take a break from Osaka with a short trip to Nara Park in Nara, about 54 minutes away.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Osaka sightseeing planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Osaka is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Standard Time (SGT) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is 1 hour. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Singapore in November, with highs in Osaka at °C and lows at °C. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Sat) before leaving for Kyoto.

Things to do in Osaka

Shopping Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nara
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Nara Park ©
Nara Park
Dotombori District ©
Dotombori District
Todai-ji Temple ©
Todai-ji Temple

3
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.
You've added Yasaka Shrine, Togetsukyo Bridge, Sagano Romantic Train, and other attractions to your itinerary. Get some historical perspective at Kiyomizu-dera Temple and Nonomiya Shrine. Gion and Mikane Shrine are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: get a taste of the local shopping with Nishiki Market Shopping District and make a trip to Arashiyama Kimono Forest.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Kyoto tour itinerary builder app.

Getting from Osaka to Kyoto by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In November in Kyoto, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Tue) before leaving for Kyoto.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours
Find places to stay Nov 23 — 26:
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Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Gion
Gion

1
night
Kyoto

Kyoto ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Tofuku-ji Temple, Kyoto Station Building and Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine. On the 26th (Tue), browse the different shops at Kyoto Station Building, contemplate the long history of Tofuku-ji Temple, and then contemplate the long history of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine.

To find more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Kyoto online travel route planner.

You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Wed) before leaving for Tokyo.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay Nov 26 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Tofuku-ji Temple ©
Tofuku-ji Temple
Kyoto Station Building ©
Kyoto Station Building

3
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 Tokyo Central Railway Station, Shibuya Parco, Tokyo Tower, and other attractions. There's more to do: take a stroll through Takeshita Street.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Tokyo online tour itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Kyoto to Tokyo in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In November, daytime highs in Tokyo are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay Nov 27 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Takeshita Street ©
Takeshita Street
Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple
Akihabara ©
Akihabara

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