17 days in Japan Itinerary

17 days in Japan Itinerary

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17 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Auckland
Fly:  17​h
1
Tokyo
— 9 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
2
Osaka
— 6 nights
train:  3​h 15​min
3
Tokyo
— 1 day
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Auckland

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.
You've added Tokyo DisneySea, Odaiba, Shinjuku Golden Gai, and other attractions to your itinerary.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Tokyo online travel route planner .

Auckland, New Zealand to Tokyo is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from New Zealand Standard Time to Japan Standard Time is minus 3 hours. While traveling from Auckland, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Tokyo, ranging from highs of 11°C to lows of 1°C. On the 29th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Osaka.

Things to do in Tokyo

Shopping Theme Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Tokyo DisneySea, Ghibli Museum Mitaka
Find places to stay Jan 20 — 29:
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Odaiba ©
Odaiba
Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple
Omotesando ©
Omotesando

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Joypolis, Rinku Premium Outlets, Nara Park, and other attractions you added. Step out of Osaka to go to Ikeda and see CUPNOODLES MUSEUM OSAKA IKEDA, which is approximately 32 minutes away. There's more to do: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Japan.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Osaka itinerary website .

Traveling by train from Tokyo to Osaka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In January in Osaka, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 1°C at night. On the 4th (Tue), you're off toTokyo.

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Nara Park, CUPNOODLES MUSEUM OSAKA IKEDA, Rinku Premium Outlets
Find places to stay Jan 29 — Feb 4:
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Nara Park ©
Nara Park
CUPNOODLES MUSEUM OSAKA IKEDA ©
CUPNOODLES MUSEUM OSAKA IKEDA
Dotonbori ©
Dotonbori

1
day
Tokyo

Tokyo
To see other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Tokyo journey maker site .

Traveling by train from Osaka to Tokyo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. You will leave for home on the 5th (Wed).

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
Find places to stay Feb 4 — 5:

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