16 days in Japan Itinerary

16 days in Japan Itinerary

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16 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  18​h
1
Tokyo
— 1 night
train:  3​h 30​min
2
Toyota
— 1 night
train:  1​h
3
Nagoya
— 1 night
train:  30​min
4
Kyoto
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
5
Fukui
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
6
Kyoto
— 1 night
train:  1​h
7
Osaka
— 3 nights
train:  3​h
8
Tokyo
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Tel Aviv

1
night
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 Ameya Yokocho (Ameyoko), Ginza, National Museum of Nature and Science, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): get to know the resident critters at Ueno Zoo, engage your brain at National Museum of Nature and Science, then walk around Ueno Park, and finally shop like a local with Ameya Yokocho (Ameyoko). Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sensō-ji, then take a stroll through Ginza, and then wander the streets of Akihabara.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Tokyo trip itinerary maker app .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Tokyo is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Tel Aviv to Tokyo, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tel Aviv in October, expect Tokyo to be a bit cooler, temps between 26°C and 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Toyota.

Things to do in Tokyo

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods
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Ueno Park ©
Ueno Park
Sensō-ji ©
Sensō-ji
Akihabara ©
Akihabara

1
night
Toyota

Toyota ©
Home to the internationally known car manufacturer of the same name, Toyota ranks as the largest city in Aichi Prefecture.
For reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Toyota travel route builder website .

Drive from Tokyo to Toyota in 4 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Toyota can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to drive to Nagoya.

Things to do in Toyota

Museums

Side Trip

Toyota Automobile Museum
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Toyota Automobile Museum ©
Toyota Automobile Museum

1
night
Nagoya

Nagoya ©
Known nationally as an industrial heartland, Nagoya boasts a far more cosmopolitan and cultural core than its reputation would lead you to believe.
Nagoya City Science Museum has been added to your itinerary.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Nagoya online visit planner .

Traveling by car from Toyota to Nagoya takes an hour. In October, daytime highs in Nagoya are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Nagoya

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites
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Nagoya Castle ©
Nagoya Castle
Nagoya City Science Museum ©
Nagoya City Science Museum

1
night
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.
To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Kyoto tour builder website .

Getting from Nagoya to Kyoto by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Kyoto are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Fukui.

Things to do in Kyoto

Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Kinkaku-ji ©
Kinkaku-ji
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle
Gion
Gion

1
night
Fukui

Fukui ©
Fukui is the capital city of Fukui Prefecture, Japan. Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Dinosaur Station at Fukui Station.

Make your Fukui itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Kyoto to Fukui takes 3 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Kyoto.

Things to do in Fukui

Museums

Side Trip

Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum
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Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum ©
Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum

1
night
Kyoto

Kyoto ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Nishiki Market Shopping District as well as Sanjusangendo Temple. On the 21st (Mon), brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Suntory Yamazaki Distillery and then contemplate the long history of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sanjusangendo Temple, don't miss a visit to Nishiki Market Shopping District, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kiyomizu-dera Temple.

Plan a Kyoto trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can drive from Fukui to Kyoto in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Osaka.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Shopping Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Suntory Yamazaki Distillery
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Sanjusangendo Temple ©
Sanjusangendo Temple

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Osaka Castle Nishinomaru Garden, Kuchu Teien Observatory, Umeda Sky Building, and other attractions you added. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Osaka Castle, shop like a local with Dotonbori, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Osaka online visit planner .

Osaka is just a short distance from Kyoto. In October, daytime highs in Osaka are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Osaka

Parks Historic Sites Shopping
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Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan ©
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan
Osaka Castle ©
Osaka Castle
Dotonbori ©
Dotonbori

4
nights
Tokyo

Tokyo ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Aqua City Odaiba, Kabukicho, Samurai Museum, and other attractions you added.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Tokyo day trip planning site .

You can take a train from Osaka to Tokyo in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Shopping Neighborhoods Theme Parks
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Takeshita Street ©
Takeshita Street
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
Robot Restaurant ©
Robot Restaurant

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