17 days in Japan Itinerary

17 days in Japan Itinerary

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17 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly:  36​h 30​min
1
Tokyo
— 6 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
2
Kyoto
— 2 nights
train:  30​min
3
Osaka
— 3 nights
4
Nagoya
— 3 nights
Fly:  21​h 30​min
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Odaiba, Akihabara, Music Bar 45, and other attractions.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Tokyo trip itinerary builder app .

Chicago, USA to Tokyo is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Chicago to Tokyo, you'll lose 15 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Theme Parks Neighborhoods Nightlife
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TOKYO ONE PIECE TOWER ©
TOKYO ONE PIECE TOWER
Odaiba ©
Odaiba
Akihabara ©
Akihabara

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.
For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Kyoto trip itinerary planner.

Take a train from Tokyo to Kyoto in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in June, and nighttime lows around 67°F. You'll set off for Osaka on the 19th (Wed).

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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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.
PC and Retro Bar Space Station has been added to your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Dotonbori and Shinsaibashi-suji Shopping Street. It doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Osaka Castle.

Discover how to plan a Osaka trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Osaka is very close to Kyoto. In June, daytime highs in Osaka are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. You will leave for Nagoya on the 22nd (Sat).

Things to do in Osaka

Shopping Neighborhoods Fun & Games
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Shinsaibashi-suji Shopping Street ©
Shinsaibashi-suji Shopping Street
Osaka Castle ©
Osaka Castle
Dotonbori ©
Dotonbori

3
nights
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.
For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Nagoya trip site .

Traveling by train from Osaka to Nagoya takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Osaka in June: highs in Nagoya hover around 76°F, while lows dip to 68°F. On the 23rd (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Nagoya

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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