17 days in Japan Itinerary

17 days in Japan Itinerary

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Osaka
— 5 nights
Train
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Kyoto
— 4 nights
Train
3
Fuji
— 1 night
Train
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Tokyo
— 5 nights
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Osaka — 5 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Dotombori District, Tenjimbashisuji Shopping Street, Minami (Namba), and other attractions you added. It doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Osaka Castle and make a trip to Kuromon Market.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Osaka trip itinerary planning app.

Edmonton, Canada to Osaka is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Edmonton to Osaka is 16 hours. Traveling from Edmonton in March, things will get much warmer in Osaka: highs are around 16°C and lows about 5°C. You'll have a few hours on the 27th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Kyoto.
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Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks
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Kyoto — 4 nights

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Pontocho District as well as Kyoto Tower. Go for a jaunt from Kyoto to Nara to see Nara Park about 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kinkaku-ji, take a stroll through Gion, and don't miss a visit to Nijo Castle.

For ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Kyoto driving holiday planner.

Traveling by train from Osaka to Kyoto takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Kyoto can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. On the 31st (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Fuji.
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Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Wildlife
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Find places to stay Mar 27 — 31:

Fuji — 1 night

Fuji is a city in eastern Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan. You've now added Fuji-Q Highland to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): find something for the whole family at Fuji-Q Highland.

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Take a train from Kyoto to Fuji in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Kyoto in March, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Fuji, with lows around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can catch the train to Tokyo.
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Theme Parks
Side Trip
Find places to stay Mar 31 — Apr 1:
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Tokyo — 5 nights

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.
You've added Imperial Palace, Tokyo Ramen Street, Omoide Yokocho, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Tokyo Tower, stroll around Ueno Park, take a stroll through Akihabara, and appreciate the history behind Hachiko.

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You can take a train from Fuji to Tokyo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. On the 6th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
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Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Museums
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Japan travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Landmarks · Historic Sites
Land of the Rising Sun
Part of a volcanic archipelago that encompasses over 6,800 islands, Japan remains one of Asia's most fascinating tourist destinations, where a blend of modernity and tradition creates a look and feel completely different from any other place in the world. A tour of Japan lets you discover big cities filled with ancient temples and innovative skyscrapers, as well as quiet country landscapes dotted with castles, perfectly manicured gardens, cherry orchards, and primeval forests seemingly untouched by the hand of mass tourism. Many tourists on vacation in Japan devote lots of time to the country's unique cuisine, prepared with painstaking attention to detail and a genius for simple yet effective presentation.
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