10 days in East Asia Itinerary

10 days in East Asia Itinerary

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Tokyo
— 3 nights
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Nagoya
— 1 night
Train
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Osaka
— 1 night
Train
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Kyoto
— 3 nights
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Tokyo

— 3 nights
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, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Senso-ji Temple, walk around Ueno Park, and admire the striking features of Tokyo Tower.

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

Phoenix, USA to Tokyo is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Phoenix to Tokyo is 16 hours. While traveling from Phoenix, expect colder days and a bit cooler nights in Tokyo, ranging from highs of 58°F to lows of 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Nagoya.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods · Parks · Historic Sites · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Mar 14 — 17:

Nagoya

— 1 night
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 18th (Sat), explore the historical opulence of Nagoya Castle, examine the collection at Toyota Commemorative Museum of Industry and Technology, then take an in-depth tour of Kitanagoya City Folk History Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Atsuta Jingu Shrine.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Nagoya trip itinerary builder website.

Take a train from Tokyo to Nagoya in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Tokyo in March, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Nagoya: temperatures range from 53°F by day to 44°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can take a train to Osaka.

Things to do in Nagoya

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 17 — 18:

Osaka

— 1 night
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.
To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Osaka holiday planner.

You can take a train from Nagoya to Osaka in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 57°F in March, and nighttime lows around 41°F. On the 19th (Sun), you'll travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Osaka

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Museums
Find places to stay Mar 18 — 19:

Kyoto

— 3 nights
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, and classes. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Kiyomizu-dera Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kinkaku-ji, browse the eclectic array of goods at Nishiki Market Shopping District, and wander the streets of Arashiyama.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Kyoto road trip app.

Getting from Osaka to Kyoto by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Kyoto can reach 57°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Spas
Find places to stay Mar 19 — 22: