6 days in Osaka, Kyoto & Tokyo Itinerary

6 days in Osaka, Kyoto & Tokyo Itinerary

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Start: Osaka
1
Osaka
— 2 nights
Train:  30 min
2
Kyoto
— 1 day
Train:  30 min
3
Osaka
— 1 night
Train:  3 h 30 min
4
Tokyo
— 2 nights
End: Tokyo

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Dotombori. Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Japan and then take in panoramic vistas at Kuchu Teien Observatory. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Osaka Castle, don't miss a visit to Kuromon Market, then identify plant and animal life at Nara Park, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kasuga Grand Shrine, and finally wander the streets of Dotombori.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Osaka day trip tool.

If you are flying in from Philippines, the closest major aiports are Osaka International Airport, Kansai International Airport and Chubu Centrair International Airport. In November, daily temperatures in Osaka can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nara
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Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Osaka Castle ©
Osaka Castle
Dotombori ©
Dotombori

1
day
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kinkaku-ji as well as Arashiyama. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): take a stroll through Arashiyama, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kinkaku-ji, and then steep yourself in history at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine.

Planning Kyoto trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Kyoto is just a short distance from Osaka. November in Kyoto sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can take a train to Osaka.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Arashiyama ©
Arashiyama
Kinkaku-ji ©
Kinkaku-ji

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night
Osaka

Osaka ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Shinsekai, Ibaraki Kasugaoka Church and Shinsaibashi-suji Shopping Street. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): wander the streets of Shinsaibashi-suji Shopping Street.

To see traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Osaka trip itinerary site.

Osaka is very close to Kyoto. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Osaka

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ibaraki Kasugaoka Church
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Shinsaibashi-suji Shopping Street ©
Shinsaibashi-suji Shopping Street
Shinsekai ©
Shinsekai
Ibaraki Kasugaoka Church ©
Ibaraki Kasugaoka Church

2
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 day-by-day itinerary now includes teamLab Borderless, Akihabara and Robot Restaurant. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): take in the exciting artwork at teamLab Borderless. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Mon): take in a show at Robot Restaurant.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Tokyo online trip planner.

Take a train from Osaka to Tokyo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. November in Tokyo sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 11°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums Shopping Nightlife
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teamLab Borderless ©
teamLab Borderless
Akihabara ©
Akihabara
Robot Restaurant ©
Robot Restaurant

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