10 days in Tokyo, Osaka & Kyoto Itinerary

10 days in Tokyo, Osaka & Kyoto Itinerary

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10 days in Tokyo, Osaka & Kyoto Itinerary

Start: Jakarta
Fly:  11​h
1
Tokyo
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h
2
Naniwa
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Kyoto
— 4 nights
train + Fly:  12​h
End: Jakarta

3
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Tokyo National Museum and Edo-Tokyo Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at Odaiba and Ghibli Museum Mitaka. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Senso-ji Temple, take a stroll through Ginza, get a taste of the local shopping with Asakusa, and don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Tokyo trip planner .

Jakarta, Indonesia to Tokyo is an approximately 11-hour combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Jakarta to Tokyo is 2 hours. Traveling from Jakarta in November, expect Tokyo to be colder, temps between 19°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Naniwa.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Ghibli Museum Mitaka
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Tokyo National Museum ©
Tokyo National Museum
Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple
Odaiba ©
Odaiba

1
night
Naniwa

Naniwa ©
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): make a trip to Shinsaibashi, take a stroll through Dotonbori, then don't miss a visit to Hozenji Yokocho, and finally take a stroll through Minami (Namba).

For photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Naniwa trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Tokyo to Naniwa with the Route module. In November in Naniwa, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Naniwa

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Osaka
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Dotonbori ©
Dotonbori
Shinsaibashi-suji Shopping Street ©
Shinsaibashi-suji Shopping Street
Minami (Namba) ©
Minami (Namba)

4
nights
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.
Gion and Kinkaku-ji are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Kyoto National Museum and Kyoto Museum of Traditional Crafts Fureaikan will appeal to museum buffs. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ginkaku-ji Temple, don't miss a visit to Heian Shrine, and explore the historical opulence of Nijo Castle.

To see where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Kyoto holiday maker site .

Traveling by car from Naniwa to Kyoto takes 1.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 10°C. On the 28th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kyoto

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

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