8 days in Fukuoka, Osaka & Tokyo Itinerary

8 days in Fukuoka, Osaka & Tokyo Itinerary

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8 days in Fukuoka, Osaka & Tokyo Itinerary

Start: Davao City, Mindanao
Fly:  11​h
1
Fukuoka
— 2 nights
train:  4​h 30​min
2
Osaka
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
3
Tokyo
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Davao City, Mindanao

2
nights
Fukuoka

Fukuoka ©
The largest city on the island, Fukuoka formed through the merger of two former cities that had grown up either side of the Naka River.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hakata Port Tower, Acros Fukuoka, Kushida Shrine, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Atago Jinja Shrine and then look for gifts at Marinoa City Fukuoka.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Fukuoka vacation website .

Davao City, Philippines to Fukuoka is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of taxi and flight. The time zone difference moving from Philippines Time (PHT) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Davao City in May; daily highs in Fukuoka reach 28°C and lows reach 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Osaka.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Shopping Parks Historic Sites
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Acros Fukuoka ©
Acros Fukuoka
Atago Jinja Shrine ©
Atago Jinja Shrine
Kushida Shrine ©
Kushida Shrine

2
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.
You've added Kobe Harborland, Nunobiki Falls (Nunobiki-No-Taki), Dotonbori, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): take a stroll through Kobe Harborland, examine the collection at Kawasaki Good Times World, then admire the sheer force of Nunobiki Falls (Nunobiki-No-Taki), then don't miss a visit to Osaka City Air Terminal, and finally take a stroll through Dotonbori. Keep things going the next day: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Japan and then get outside with Eeyan.

For ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Osaka trip planning tool .

You can take a train from Fukuoka to Osaka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Osaka are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sat) to allow time for travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trips

Kobe, Kyoto
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Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Otagi Nenbutsu-ji Temple ©
Otagi Nenbutsu-ji Temple
Nunobiki Falls (Nunobiki-No-Taki) ©
Nunobiki Falls (Nunobiki-No-Taki)

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Shibuya Crossing, Yanaka Ginza Shopping Street, Amezaiku Yoshihara, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): don't miss a visit to Shibuya Crossing. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun): explore and take pictures at Ryogoku Kokugikan, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mary's Cathedral, Tokyo, then find something for the whole family at Legoland Discovery Center Tokyo, and finally kick back and relax at Odaiba Kaihin Koen (Odaiba Seaside Park).

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Tokyo trip itinerary site .

You can take a train from Osaka to Tokyo in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Tokyo are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Theme Parks Shopping Parks
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Legoland Discovery Center Tokyo ©
Legoland Discovery Center Tokyo
St. Mary's Cathedral, Tokyo ©
St. Mary's Cathedral, Tokyo
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