8 days in Osaka & Kyoto Itinerary

8 days in Osaka & Kyoto Itinerary

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8 days in Osaka & Kyoto Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly + Drive:  14​h 45​min
1
Naniwa
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Kyoto
— 2 nights
Train + Fly:  11​h
End: Kuala Lumpur

4
nights
Naniwa

Naniwa ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Tempozan Ferris Wheel, Osaka Castle Park and Universal Studios Japan. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Dotonbori and Shinsaibashi. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Todaiji Temple Cultural Center and Nara Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Naniwa: CUPNOODLES MUSEUM OSAKA IKEDA (in Ikeda) and Todai-ji Temple (in Nara).

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Naniwa is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Naniwa, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Kuala Lumpur in December, with highs in Naniwa at 13°C and lows at 6°C. On the 16th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Kyoto.

Things to do in Naniwa

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Osaka, Nara, Cup Noodle Museum Osaka Ikeda
Find places to stay Dec 12 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Dotonbori ©
Dotonbori
Todai-ji Temple ©
Todai-ji Temple

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kiyomizu Sannei-Zaka Seiryu-en, Nishiki Market, Ninja Dojo and Store, and other attractions you added. Visit Kiyomizu-dera Temple and Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine for their historical value. There's more to do: step into the grandiose world of Nijo Castle.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Kyoto visit app .

You can drive from Naniwa to Kyoto in 1.5 hours. December in Kyoto sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Shopping Parks
Find places to stay Dec 16 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Kinkaku-ji ©
Kinkaku-ji

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