15 days in Japan Itinerary

15 days in Japan Itinerary

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15 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  11 h 30 min
1
Tokyo
— 5 nights
Train:  3 h
2
Osaka
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h
3
Nara
— 1 day
Train:  1 h
4
Osaka
— 1 night
Train:  30 min
5
Kyoto
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
6
Tokyo
— 2 nights
Train + Fly:  15 h
End: London

5
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 Kyu Kaneiji Five-Storied Pagoda, Tokyo Skytree, Ghibli Museum Mitaka, and other attractions. When in Tokyo, make a side trip to see Inokashira Park in Musashino, approximately Musashino away. Have a day of magic on the 30th (Fri) at Tokyo Disneyland.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Tokyo trip planner.

London, UK to Tokyo is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from London to Tokyo. Traveling from London in October, expect Tokyo to be a bit warmer, temps between 26°C and 18°C. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Osaka.

Things to do in Tokyo

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Ghibli Museum Mitaka, Inokashira Park, Tokyo Disneyland
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Tokyo Disneyland ©
Tokyo Disneyland
Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple
Ghibli Museum Mitaka ©
Ghibli Museum Mitaka

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.
To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Osaka road trip website .

Getting from Tokyo to Osaka by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in November, and nighttime lows around 10°C. On the 4th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Nara.

Things to do in Osaka

Historic Sites
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Osaka ©
Osaka

1
day
Nara

Nara
The country's first established capital, Nara houses some of the most storied buildings and natural attractions in Japan, with eight World Heritage Sites in total.
To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Nara trip planning website .

Getting from Osaka to Nara by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive. In November, daily temperatures in Nara can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. You'll set off for Osaka on the 4th (Wed).

Things to do in Nara

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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1
night
Osaka

Osaka
To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Osaka trip itinerary app .

You can take a train from Nara to Osaka in an hour. Another option is to drive. On the 5th (Thu), you'll travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Osaka

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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3
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.
For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Kyoto route planner.

Kyoto is just a short distance from Osaka. In November, daytime highs in Kyoto are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. On the 8th (Sun), you'll travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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2
nights
Tokyo

Tokyo
To see other places to visit, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and tourist information, go to the Tokyo road trip planner.

Traveling by train from Kyoto to Tokyo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. On the 10th (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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