8 days in Japan & Lahore Itinerary

8 days in Japan & Lahore Itinerary

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Start: Lahore, Pakistan
1
Lahore, Pakistan
— 1 night
Fly:  16 h 30 min
2
Tokyo, Japan
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  4 h
3
Kotohira-cho, Japan
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
4
Toyooka, Japan
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  22 h
End: Lahore, Pakistan

1
night
Lahore, Pakistan

Lahore ©
Seen by many to be the most forward-thinking, culturally important, and artistic of the country's metropolises, Lahore has plenty of charms, plenty of history, and plenty of people.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque of Mariyam Zamani Begum, contemplate the long history of Badshahi Mosque, then explore the historical opulence of Lahore Fort, and finally enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Convent of Jesus and Mary, Lahore.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Lahore day trip planning tool.

If you are flying in from Pakistan, the closest major aiport is Alama Iqbal International Airport. In April, plan for daily highs up to 40°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Lahore

Historic Sites
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Badshahi Mosque ©
Badshahi Mosque
Lahore Fort ©
Lahore Fort
Convent of Jesus and Mary, Lahore ©
Convent of Jesus and Mary, Lahore

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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.
Tokyo is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, have some family-friendly fun at Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou, walk around Ueno Park, and admire the striking features of Tokyo Tower.

To find out how to plan a trip to Tokyo, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Lahore to Tokyo takes 15.5 hours. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Lahore to Tokyo due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Lahore in April, plan for much colder days and slightly colder nights in Tokyo: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Kotohira-cho.

Things to do in Tokyo

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine

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night
Kotohira-cho, Japan

Kotohira-cho ©
Known only for being the home of the Kompirasan Shrine Complex, the tiny town of Kotohira-cho remains a popular day trip destination from larger nearby cities.
On the 20th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Izutama Shrine, get engrossed in the history at Nogi Museum, then make a trip to Kotohiragu shrine office, then steep yourself in history at Kotohira-gu, and finally admire the striking features of Kotohira-gu Shrine Asahi no Yashiro.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Kotohira-cho tour itinerary maker website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Tokyo to Kotohira-cho. In April, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Toyooka.

Things to do in Kotohira-cho

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Nogi Museum
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Kotohira-gu ©
Kotohira-gu
Kotohiragu shrine office ©
Kotohiragu shrine office
Izutama Shrine ©
Izutama Shrine

2
nights
Toyooka, Japan

Toyooka ©
A vacation in Toyooka lets you explore the UNESCO Global Geopark that completely surrounds the small town, notable for its scenic islands, rock formations, caves, and sand dunes.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): indulge your taste buds at Toyooka Sanchoku Magokoro Market, examine the collection at Toyooka City Konotori Bunkakan, don't miss a visit to Hachigoro's Tojima Wetland, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Street of Kinosaki Onsen, then indulge in Japan's hot spring tradition at some of the top local onsens, and finally walk around Genbudo Park.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Toyooka trip maker app.

You can drive from Kotohira-cho to Toyooka in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in April, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Toyooka

Shopping Museums Parks
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Genbudo Park ©
Genbudo Park
Street of Kinosaki Onsen ©
Street of Kinosaki Onsen
Thermal Spas

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