7 days in Japan Itinerary

7 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tokyo
— 2 nights
2
Kyoto
— 1 day
3
Osaka
— 1 night
4
Naoshima-cho
— Few hours
5
Osaka
— 1 night
6
Tokyo
— 1 night

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Fuji TV Odaiba, Tokyo Big Sight, The Gallery of Horyuji Treasures, and other attractions you added. On the 24th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Kokyo Otemon Gate, get curious at Science Museum, see a show at Nippon Budokan, get advice or help at Tokyo International Forum, thenwander the streets of Ginza, and finally admire the striking features of Nakagin Capsule Tower Building. On your second day here, take a leisurely stroll along Yokohama Intl Passenger Terminal, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Reiyukai Shakaden Temple, admire the landmark architecture of Tokyo Tower, admire the masterpieces at Mori Art Museum, thenexplore the world behind art at Nezu Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Tokyo Camii & Turkish Culture Center.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Tokyo day trip site.

Jakarta, Indonesia to Tokyo is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Western Indonesia Time to Japan Standard Time is 2 hours. While traveling from Jakarta, expect colder days and little chillier nights in Tokyo, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. On the 26th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Yokohama Intl Passenger Terminal
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Science Museum ©
Science Museum
Asakusa Culture Tourist Information Center ©
Nezu Museum ©
Nezu Museum

1
day
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kyoto Station Building, Ryoanji Temple, Kinkaku-ji, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): browse the different shops at Kyoto Station Building, admire the masterpieces at Miho Museum, contemplate the long history of Kyoto Imperial Palace, explore the world behind art at Garden of Fine Arts, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kinkaku-ji, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Ryoanji Temple.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Kyoto itinerary planner.

Take a train from Tokyo to Kyoto in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Osaka.

Things to do in Kyoto

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Miho Museum
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Miho Museum ©
Miho Museum
Garden of Fine Arts ©
Garden of Fine Arts
Kinkaku-ji ©
Kinkaku-ji

1
night
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 Namba Parks. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): buy something for everyone on your list at Namba Parks.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Osaka attractions planning tool.

Getting from Kyoto to Osaka by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Osaka are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Naoshima-cho.

Things to do in Osaka

Shopping
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Namba Parks ©
Namba Parks

few
hours
Naoshima-cho

Naoshima-cho ©
On a vacation in Naoshima-cho, a charming island town in the Seto Inland Sea, you can discover its numerous contemporary art museums, sculptures, installations, and galleries.
You've added Ando Museum, Chichu Art Museum, Benesse House Museum, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Naoshima port terminal, admire the striking features of Naoshima Hall, see the interesting displays at Ando Museum, thenexplore the world behind art at Chichu Art Museum, thenexplore the world behind art at Lee Ufan Art Museun, and finally admire the masterpieces at Benesse House Museum.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Naoshima-cho trip planner.

You can do a combination of train and ferry from Osaka to Naoshima-cho in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In October, daytime highs in Naoshima-cho are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Osaka.

Things to do in Naoshima-cho

Museums
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Lee Ufan Art Museun ©
Lee Ufan Art Museun
Chichu Art Museum ©
Chichu Art Museum
Benesse House Museum ©
Benesse House Museum

1
night
Osaka

Osaka
For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Osaka day trip planning tool.

You can do a combination of ferry and train from Naoshima-cho to Osaka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. You will leave for Tokyo on the 28th (Mon).

Things to do in Osaka

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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1
night
Tokyo

Tokyo ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The National Art Center, Tokyo, National Yoyogi Stadium, Shibuya Crossing, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Shibuya Crossing, catch a live event at National Yoyogi Stadium, take a stroll through Omotesando, thenadmire the masterpieces at The National Art Center, Tokyo, thenadmire the masterpieces at 21 21 DESIGN SIGHT, and finally visit Akihabara.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Tokyo day trip app.

Traveling by train from Osaka to Tokyo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Museums Shopping
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Omotesando ©
Omotesando
The National Art Center, Tokyo ©
The National Art Center, Tokyo
21 21 DESIGN SIGHT ©
21 21 DESIGN SIGHT

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