10 days in Japan Itinerary

10 days in Japan Itinerary

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10 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  9​h
1
Tokyo
— 2 nights
Train:  4​h 30​min
2
Hiroshima
— 1 night
Train:  1​h 45​min
3
Osaka
— 2 nights
Train:  30​min
4
Kyoto
— 2 nights
Train:  2​h 30​min
5
Tokyo
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h
End: Brisbane

2
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.
To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Tokyo road trip planning website .

Brisbane, Australia to Tokyo is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Brisbane to Tokyo, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Brisbane in March: high temperatures in Tokyo hover around 17°C and lows are around 7°C. On the 24th (Tue), you're off toHiroshima.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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1
night
Hiroshima

Hiroshima ©
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Atomic Bomb Dome, pause for some photo ops at Memorial Tower to the Mobilized Students, and then explore the historical opulence of Hiroshima Castle.

Make your Hiroshima itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Tokyo to Hiroshima by train takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In March, daytime highs in Hiroshima are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Osaka.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Miyajima
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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum ©
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Atomic Bomb Dome ©
Atomic Bomb Dome
Miyajima ©
Miyajima

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): get a taste of the local shopping with Dotonbori and then get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Japan. Keep things going the next day: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan and then explore the historical opulence of Osaka Castle.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Osaka road trip site .

You can take a train from Hiroshima to Osaka in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and flight. March in Osaka sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
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Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Osaka Castle ©
Osaka Castle
Dotonbori ©
Dotonbori

2
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.
On the 27th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Sanjusangendo Temple.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Kyoto road trip app .

Kyoto is very close to Osaka. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in March, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Sanjusangendo Temple ©
Sanjusangendo Temple

1
night
Tokyo

Tokyo ©
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): get great views at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden and then wander the streets of Odaiba. Here are some ideas for day two: make an unforgettable trip to Tokyo DisneySea, don't miss a visit to Tokyo Skytree, then have some family-friendly fun at Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou, and finally walk around Ueno Park.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Tokyo route builder tool .

You can take a train from Kyoto to Tokyo in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Parks Theme Parks

Side Trip

Tokyo DisneySea
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Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou ©
Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
Odaiba ©
Odaiba

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