60 days in Osaka, Kyoto & Tokyo Itinerary

60 days in Osaka, Kyoto & Tokyo Itinerary

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60 days in Osaka, Kyoto & Tokyo Itinerary

Start: Yangon (Rangoon)
Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Osaka
— Few hours
train:  30​min
2
Kyoto
— 30 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
3
Tokyo
— 29 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Yangon (Rangoon)

few
hours
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Museum of Oriental Ceramics, then meet the residents at Tennoji Zoo, and then take a stroll through Dotonbori.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Osaka vacation trip planner.

Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar to Osaka is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of car, flight, train, and subway. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Myanmar Time (MMT) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is 2 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Yangon (Rangoon) in January; daily highs in Osaka reach 9°C and lows reach 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Osaka

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Neighborhoods
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Dotonbori ©
Dotonbori

30
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.
Get some historical perspective at Kiyomizu-dera and Fushimi Inari Taisha. Head to Kyoto Station Building and JR Kyoto Isetanfor plenty of shopping. Explore Kyoto's surroundings by going to Hozukyo Gorge (in Kameoka), Uji (Nembutsuji Temple, Yamashiro Sports Park Taiyogaoka, & more), Hikone (Lake Biwa, Hikone Castle, & more), Gozaisho-dake (in Komono-cho), Sone Highland (in Soni-mura), Nara (Onsen Resorts & Kofukuji Temple), Hakodateyama Ski Park (in Takashima), Mantoku-ji Temple (in Obama), Suzuka Circuit (in Suzuka), Omihachiman (Azuchi Castle Ruins & Hachiman-bori), Akame Shijuhachi Waterfall (in Nabari), Toyosato-cho (Toyosato Shogakko Kyukoshagun & Ito Chubei Memorial House), Softbank Aeon Mall Kumiyama (in Kumiyama-cho), Mitsui Outlet Park Shiga Ryuo (in Ryuo-cho), Hayazaki Biotopu (in Nagahama) and Iga (Iga-Ueno Castle & Iga-ryu Ninja Museum). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Gion, get outside with Arashiyama, see the interesting displays at Kyoto International Manga Museum, and contemplate the long history of Sanjusangendo Temple.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Kyoto travel itinerary planner.

Kyoto is just a short distance from Osaka. In January, daily temperatures in Kyoto can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Uji, Hikone, Omihachiman, Toyosato-cho, Iga
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Kinkaku-ji ©
Kinkaku-ji

29
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.
Get in touch with nature at Lake Ashi (Ashinoko) and Odaiba Kaihin Koen (Odaiba Seaside Park). Popular historic sites such as Tokyo National Museum and Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Tokyo side-trips: Tokyo Sea Life Park (in Edogawa), Sarushima Island (Monkey Island) (in Yokosuka), Yomiuri Land (in Inagi), Mt. Takao (in Hachioji), Hakone-machi (Hakone Open Air Museum, Hakone Shrine / Kuzuryu Shrine Singu, & more), Zushi Beach (in Zushi), Odawara Castle (in Odawara), Enoshima Island (in Fujisawa), Kichijoji (in Musashino), Urayasu (Bon Voyage & Disney Resort Line), Kamakura (Kōtoku-in, Hasedera Temple, & more), Ghibli Museum (in Mitaka), Mount Tsukuba (in Tsukuba), Yokohama (Yokohama Port Osanbashi International Passenger Terminal, Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse, & more), Mother Farm (in Futtsu), Lake Okutama (in Okutama-machi), Ota (Tokyo International Airport (Haneda) Terminal 1 Observation Deck & Tokyo International Airport Terminal No2 Observation Deck), Mt. Mitake (in Ome) and Aeon Lake Town (in Koshigaya). There's lots more to do: shop like a local with Tsukiji Market, take a stroll through Akihabara, see the interesting displays at Edo-Tokyo Museum, and make a trip to Meiji Jingu.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Tokyo vacation trip planner.

Getting from Kyoto to Tokyo by combination of train and subway takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. In February, daytime highs in Tokyo are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Yokohama, Hakone-machi, Kamakura, Urayasu, Enoshima Island
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Odaiba ©
Odaiba
Sensō-ji ©
Sensō-ji
Tokyo National Museum ©
Tokyo National Museum

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