15 days in Osaka, Kawaguchi & Tokyo Itinerary

15 days in Osaka, Kawaguchi & Tokyo Itinerary

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15 days in Osaka, Kawaguchi & Tokyo Itinerary

Start: Manila, Luzon
Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
Osaka
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Kawaguchi
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
3
Tokyo
— 9 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Manila, Luzon

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 Toei Kyoto Studio Park as well as Nara Park. Discover out-of-the-way places like Shin Umeda City and Kinpusenji Temple. Kids will appreciate attractions like Universal Studios Japan and Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan. The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Osaka Castle.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Osaka vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Manila, Philippines to Osaka is an approximately 8-hour combination of bus, flight, and train. The time zone difference moving from Philippines Time (PHT) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Manila in May, you will find days in Osaka are a bit cooler (29°C), and nights are much colder (17°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Kawaguchi.

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Nara Park, Toei Kyoto Studio Park, Kinpusenji Temple
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Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan ©
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan
Nara Park ©
Nara Park

2
nights
Kawaguchi

Kawaguchi ©
Kawaguchi is a city located in Saitama Prefecture, in the central Kantō region of Japan., the city had an estimated population of 578,727 and a population density of 9340 persons per km². On the 21st (Mon), make a trip to Previously Tanaka Family House, take in nature's colorful creations at Kawaguchi Green Center, then shop like a local with Atre Urawa, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tsuki Shrine, and finally stroll through Tsukinoishi Momiji Park.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Kawaguchi day trip planning app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Osaka to Kawaguchi. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kawaguchi

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Saitama, Tsukinoishi Momiji Park
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Tsukinoishi Momiji Park ©
Tsukinoishi Momiji Park
Kawaguchi Green Center ©
Kawaguchi Green Center
Tsuki Shrine ©
Tsuki Shrine

9
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kamogawa SeaWorld and Chidorigafuchi. Family-friendly places like Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden and Tokyo Disneyland will thrill your kids. Explore Tokyo's surroundings by going to Hakone-machi (Pola Museum of Art & Hakone Venetian Glass Museum), Urayasu (Ikspiari & Tokyo DisneySea) and Yokohama (Yokohama Port Osanbashi International Passenger Terminal, Yokohama Cosmo World, & more). Next up on the itinerary: ponder the world of politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, wander the streets of Ueno, enjoy breathtaking views from Tokyo City View Observation Deck (Roppongihills), and make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Tokyo trip planner .

Drive from Kawaguchi to Tokyo in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Urayasu, Yokohama, Hakone-machi, Hase-dera Temple, Kamogawa Sea World
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Kamogawa Sea World ©
Kamogawa Sea World
Tokyo Disneyland ©
Tokyo Disneyland
Tokyo DisneySea ©
Tokyo DisneySea

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