15 days in Tokyo, Osaka & Yokohama Itinerary

15 days in Tokyo, Osaka & Yokohama Itinerary

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15 days in Tokyo, Osaka & Yokohama Itinerary

Start: Tokyo
1
Tokyo
— 3 nights
train:  3​h 15​min
2
Osaka
— 6 nights
train:  3​h
3
Yokohama
— 5 nights
train:  30​min
End: Tokyo

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.
Do your shopping at Ginza and Asakusa. Tokyo National Museum and Ghibli Museum Mitaka will appeal to museum buffs. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Odaiba, see the interesting displays at Edo-Tokyo Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, and get a taste of the local shopping with Takeshita Street.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Tokyo trip itinerary builder website .

If you are flying in from Pakistan, the closest major airports are Tokyo Haneda International Airport, Narita International Airport and Hyakuri Airport. In November, daily temperatures in Tokyo can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Osaka.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Ghibli Museum Mitaka
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Odaiba ©
Odaiba
Tokyo National Museum ©
Tokyo National Museum
Edo-Tokyo Museum ©
Edo-Tokyo Museum

6
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.
Head to Dotonbori and Jikko Cutleryfor plenty of shopping. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and Gion. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Osaka: Kyoto (Kyoto National Museum, Kyoto Museum of Traditional Crafts Fureaikan, & more), Nara (Nara Park & Todaiji Temple Cultural Center) and Kiyomizu-dera Temple (in Higashiyama). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Osaka Castle, find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Japan, and see the interesting displays at Osaka Shiritsu Toyo Toji Museum.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Osaka trip planner .

You can take a train from Tokyo to Osaka in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In November in Osaka, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Yokohama.

Things to do in Osaka

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Kyoto, Nara, Jikko Cutlery, The World Money Box Museum
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Gion
Gion

5
nights
Yokohama

Yokohama ©
Once a small fishing town, Yokohama was one of the first ports to welcome foreign trade in the 19th century, after which it grew into Japan's second largest city and a bustling metropolis.
Head to Yokohama Chinatown and Minato Mirai 21for plenty of shopping. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Hakone Open-Air Museum and Kōtoku-in. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Yokohama: Gotemba Premium Outlets (in Gotemba), Lake Kawaguchi (in Fujikawaguchiko-machi) and Hakone-machi (Lake Ashi (Ashinoko) & Hakone Shrine Homotsuden). There's much more to do: take a peaceful walk through Yokohama Nature Sanctuary, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hase-dera Temple, explore the world behind art at Yokohama Museum of Art, and walk around Katabira-gawa Shinsui Ryokudo.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Yokohama driving holiday planner .

Traveling by train from Osaka to Yokohama takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In November, daytime highs in Yokohama are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can catch the train back home.

Things to do in Yokohama

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kamakura, Hakone-machi, Mt. Takao, Lake Kawaguchi, Chigogafuchi Marine Plateau
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Lake Kawaguchi ©
Lake Kawaguchi
The Hakone Open-Air Museum ©
The Hakone Open-Air Museum
Kōtoku-in ©
Kōtoku-in

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