10 days in Japan Itinerary

10 days in Japan Itinerary

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10 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Boracay
ferry + Fly:  9​h
1
Tokyo
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Konohana
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Kyoto
— 3 nights
train:  45​min
4
Nagoya
— 1 night
Fly + ferry:  9​h
End: Boracay


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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.
Tokyo is known for historic sites, parks, shopping, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, steep yourself in history at Tokyo National Museum, ponder the world of politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, and admire the landmark architecture of Imperial Palace.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Tokyo tour itinerary planner.

Boracay, Philippines to Tokyo is an approximately 9-hour combination of ferry and flight. You can also do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight. The time zone difference moving from Philippines Time (PHT) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Boracay in November, things will get colder in Tokyo: highs are around 19°C and lows about 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Konohana.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums
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Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou ©
Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower

2
nights
Konohana

Konohana ©
On the 28th (Wed), make a trip to Ikuno Korea Town and then find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Japan. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Tempozan Ferris Wheel, don't miss a visit to Tempozan Harbor Village, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan, and finally don't miss a visit to Osaka Takoyaki Museum.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Konohana trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Tokyo to Konohana. In November, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Konohana

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Osaka, Tempozan Harbor Village, Ikuno Korea Town
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Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan ©
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan
Tempozan Ferris Wheel ©
Tempozan Ferris Wheel

3
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.
Kyoto is known for historic sites, shopping, classes, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Kiyomizu-dera Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sanjusangendo Temple, step into the grandiose world of Nijo Castle, and make a trip to Gion.

To find ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Kyoto driving holiday planning website .

You can drive from Konohana to Kyoto in 1.5 hours. In November in Kyoto, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Nagoya.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

1
night
Nagoya

Nagoya ©
Known nationally as an industrial heartland, Nagoya boasts a far more cosmopolitan and cultural core than its reputation would lead you to believe.
On the 3rd (Mon), meet the residents at Port of Nagoya Public Aquarium and then explore the historical opulence of Nagoya Castle.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Nagoya tour planner .

Getting from Kyoto to Nagoya by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Kyoto in December, you will find days in Nagoya are slightly colder (9°C), and nights are about the same (3°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nagoya

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
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Port of Nagoya Public Aquarium ©
Port of Nagoya Public Aquarium
Nagoya Castle ©
Nagoya Castle

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