22 days in Japan, Philippines & Hong Kong Itinerary

22 days in Japan, Philippines & Hong Kong Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kyoto, Japan
— 3 nights
2
Osaka, Japan
— 3 nights
3
Nara, Japan
— 2 nights
4
Tokyo, Japan
— 3 nights
5
Boracay, Philippines
— 3 nights
6
Manila, Philippines
— 1 night
7
Hong Kong, China
— 4 nights

3
nights
Kyoto, Japan

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.
Visit Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and Kinkaku-ji for their historical value. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Kiyomizu-dera Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Heian Shrine, take a stroll through Gion, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Katsura Imperial Villa.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Kyoto visit planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Kyoto is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dubai to Kyoto is 5 hours. Traveling from Dubai in July, things will get a bit cooler in Kyoto: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to take a train to Osaka.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Kinkaku-ji ©
Kinkaku-ji

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Osaka, Japan

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 inner history buff will appreciate Osaka Castle and Senko-ji Temple. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Dotombori District, observe the fascinating underwater world at Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan, visit Minami (Namba), and find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Japan.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Osaka online driving holiday planner.

You can take a train from Kyoto to Osaka in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Osaka sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Nara.

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks Shopping Neighborhoods
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Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Osaka Castle ©
Osaka Castle
Dotombori District ©
Dotombori District

2
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Nara, Japan

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Daibutsuden, appreciate the history behind Todai-ji Temple, contemplate the long history of Kaidan-do, stroll around Nara Park, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nigatsu-do Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Enjyouji Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Saho River, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kofuku-ji Temple, see the interesting displays at Todaiji Temple Cultural Center, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kasuga Grand Shrine, thenidentify plant and animal life at Rokuen, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Toshodai-ji Temple.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Nara trip maker.

You can drive from Osaka to Nara in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. August in Nara sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Tokyo.

Things to do in Nara

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife
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Todai-ji Temple ©
Todai-ji Temple
Nara Park ©
Nara Park
Kasuga Grand Shrine ©
Kasuga Grand Shrine

3
nights
Tokyo, Japan

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 inner history buff will appreciate Senso-ji Temple and Imperial Palace. Next up on the itinerary: visit Odaiba District, don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, get a taste of the local shopping with Ginza, and admire the landmark architecture of Tokyo Tower.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Tokyo day trip site.

You can take a train from Nara to Tokyo in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Nara in August since evenings lows in Tokyo dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Boracay.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums
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Odaiba District ©
Odaiba District
Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple
Imperial Palace ©
Imperial Palace

3
nights
Boracay, Philippines

All of 7 km (4.3 mi) long, the island of Boracay remains an idyllic destination drawing beach-goers from around the world.
Visit White Beach and Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach) for some beach relaxation. Step out of the city life by going to Scuba & Snorkeling and Ilig Iligan Beach. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Bugtongbato Beach, identify plant and animal life at Mangrove Nursery, stroll through Tambisaan Beach, and step off the mainland to explore Boracay Waters.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Boracay tour itinerary planning site.

You can fly from Tokyo to Boracay in 10 hours. The time zone changes from Japan Standard Time (JST) to Philippine Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Manila.

Things to do in Boracay

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Scuba & Snorkeling
White Beach ©
White Beach
Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach) ©
Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach)

1
night
Manila, Philippines

Manila ©
The capital of the Philippines and the "Pearl of the Orient," Manila truly resembles a gem: rough on the outside, but glittering within.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Agustin Church, get to know the fascinating history of Intramuros, thenwalk around Rizal Park, and finally explore and take pictures at Fort Santiago.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Manila trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Boracay to Manila takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, taxi, and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In August in Manila, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Manila

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
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Intramuros ©
Intramuros
Fort Santiago ©
Fort Santiago
San Agustin Church ©
San Agustin Church

4
nights
Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong ©
Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Popular historic sites such as Lantau island and Tian Tan Buddha (Big Buddha) are in your itinerary. The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Hong Kong Disneyland, enjoy breathtaking views from Victoria Peak (The Peak), make a trip to Hong Kong Skyline, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Ocean Park.

Start your trip to Hong Kong by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by flight from Manila to Hong Kong takes 6 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Hong Kong can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites
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Victoria Peak (The Peak) ©
Victoria Peak (The Peak)
Lantau island ©
Lantau island
Tian Tan Buddha (Big Buddha) ©
Tian Tan Buddha (Big Buddha)

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