6 days in Osaka & Tottori Prefecture Itinerary

6 days in Osaka & Tottori Prefecture Itinerary

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6 days in Osaka & Tottori Prefecture Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Osaka
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Tottori
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Daisen-cho
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Tottori
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Singapore

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): observe the fascinating underwater world at Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan and then steep yourself in history at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine. On the 12th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Japan and then shop like a local with Dotonbori.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Osaka trip builder app .

Singapore, Singapore to Osaka is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone changes from Singapore Time (SGT) to Japan Standard Time (JST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in November; daily highs in Osaka reach 20°C and lows reach 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can go by car to Tottori.

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
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Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan ©
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan
Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Dotonbori ©
Dotonbori

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nights
Tottori

Tottori ©
A highlight of the west of the country, Tottori sits along the coast of the Sea of Japan.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at The Sand Museum, then explore the striking landscape at Tottori Sand Dunes, then get curious at Tottori Sand Dune Geopark Center, and finally make a trip to Tottori Castle Ruins. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Uradome Seacoast Marine Park, explore the activities along Shirahara Kamogaiso Rocky Shore, and then get curious at Tottori Kodomo Kagakukan.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Tottori holiday maker website .

Traveling by car from Osaka to Tottori takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Tottori can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Daisen-cho.

Things to do in Tottori

Nature Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Iwami-cho
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Tottori Sand Dunes ©
Tottori Sand Dunes
Tottori Sand Dune Geopark Center ©
Tottori Sand Dune Geopark Center
The Sand Museum ©
The Sand Museum

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day
Daisen-cho

Daisen-cho ©
On the 14th (Thu), let the kids burn off some steam at Mori no Kuni and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Daisen.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Daisen-cho road trip app .

You can drive from Tottori to Daisen-cho in 1.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Daisen-cho are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Daisen-cho

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trip

Daisen Makiba Milk no Sato
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Daisen ©
Daisen
Daisen Makiba Milk no Sato ©
Daisen Makiba Milk no Sato

1
night
Tottori

Tottori
To find more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Tottori planner .

Traveling by car from Daisen-cho to Tottori takes 1.5 hours. On the 16th (Sat), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Tottori

Parks Nature Outdoors
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