12 days in East Asia Itinerary

12 days in East Asia Itinerary

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Tokyo
— 1 night
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Osaka
— 2 nights
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Hiroshima
— 1 night
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Tamba
— 3 nights
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Tokyo
— 4 nights

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Tokyo

— 1 night
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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): take a stroll through Takeshita Street, then make a trip to Shibuya Crossing, and then make an unforgettable trip to Tokyo DisneySea. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Edo-Tokyo Museum.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Tokyo trip planning tool.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiports are Tokyo Haneda International Airport, Narita International Airport, Ibaraki Airport / JASDF Hyakuri Air Base and Yokota Air Base. March in Tokyo sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C at night. On the 31st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Osaka.

Things to do in Tokyo

Theme Parks · Neighborhoods · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

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Osaka

— 2 nights
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.
On the 1st (Sun), wander the streets of Dotombori District and then get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Japan. On the 2nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Kiyomizu-dera Temple and then visit Gion.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Osaka trip itinerary app.

Take a train from Tokyo to Osaka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in March, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

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Hiroshima

— 1 night

City of Peace

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 3rd (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, then contemplate the long history of Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima, and then contemplate the long history of Atomic Bomb Dome.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Hiroshima online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Osaka to Hiroshima takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In April, daytime highs in Hiroshima are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Tamba.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Museums · Historic Sites
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Tamba

— 3 nights
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Ikuno Ginzan and then head outdoors with Ritsuun Gorge. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Kuramachino Sakura, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Seion-ji Temple, then step into the grandiose world of Fukuchiyama Castle, and finally don't miss a visit to Takeda Castle Ruins.

To see reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Tamba attractions planning app.

You can take a train from Hiroshima to Tamba in 6 hours. Another option is to drive. In April, daily temperatures in Tamba can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Tamba

Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Tokyo

— 4 nights
When in Tokyo, make a side trip to see Tokyo Disneyland in Maihama, approximately Maihama away. See some other sides of Tokyo: take a stroll through Odaiba District, take in nature's colorful creations at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, visit Asakusa, and don't miss a visit to Tokyo Tower.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Tokyo travel itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Tamba to Tokyo in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods · Theme Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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