11 days in Japan Itinerary

11 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Dallas
+3
Tram + Foot + Fly + Train:  14 h 30 min
1
Tokyo
— 6 nights
Train:  2 h
2
Osaka
— 3 nights
plane:  1 h 30 min
3
Narita
— Few hours
Drive + Fly:  21 h
End: Chicago

6
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.
You've added Shibuya Crossing, Tokyo DisneySea, Toyosu Market, and other attractions to your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Nezu Shrine and Akihabara. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Tokyo trip app.

Dallas, USA to Tokyo is an approximately 16.5- hour combination of tram, flight, and train. You can also do a combination of tram and flight; or fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 15 hours traveling from Dallas to Tokyo. Traveling from Dallas in October, you will find days in Tokyo are slightly colder (72°F), and nights are about the same (60°F). You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Osaka.

Things to do in Tokyo

Theme Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Urayasu, Shinyokohama Ramen Museum
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Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple
Nezu Shrine ©
Nezu Shrine

3
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.
You've added Toji, Bamboo Forest Street, Hokan-ji Temple Yasaka no To, and other attractions to your itinerary. Head to Nipponbashi Denden Town and Daimaru Museum Umedafor plenty of shopping. Get a sense of the local culture at Hōzen-ji Temple and Glico Museum. The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Tenjinzaka, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Asazawasha Shrine, and browse the different shops at Crost.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Osaka trip itinerary tool.

Take a train from Tokyo to Osaka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in November, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Narita.

Things to do in Osaka

Neighborhoods Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Kyoto, Mino, Nara Park
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Toji ©
Toji
Arashiyama ©
Arashiyama
Nara Park ©
Nara Park

few
hours
Narita

Narita
Pilgrims and aviators come to Narita, a town known during the Edo period for its temple, and now known primarily for its airport.
To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Narita trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and train from Osaka to Narita in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In November, daily temperatures in Narita can reach 61°F, while at night they dip to 44°F. You will leave for home on the 6th (Wed).

Things to do in Narita

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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