Sample Japan Trip Itineraries You Can Follow

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Sample Japan Trip Itineraries

At last! It has been long overdue since I haven’t created a follow-up blog post about Japan. Most of the time I stayed a lot in Tokyo for a total of 16 days and Osaka in 5 days. Here’s a sample Japan trip itineraries I created but mostly are based from my experience.

14 Days in Japan Itinerary

14 Days in Japan itinerary is based on my personal trip in Tokyo with the accommodations were in Shinjuku, Shin-Okubu, Asakusa and Osaka where I stayed with my Japanese family.

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Day 1 – Tokyo

  • Flight from Philippines to Tokyo
  • Shinjuku – Tokyo Metropolitan Government, Kabukicho, Shinjuku Golden Gai for dinner
  • Marunouchi – Imperial Palace Garden
  • Chiyoda – Yasukuni Shrine
  • Minato – Tokyo Tower

Day 2 – Tokyo

  • Ginza – Tsukiji Fish Market, Ginza Shopping Street, Ginza Kabukiza (Theatre and Tower), Ginza Yonchome Intersection
  • Roppongi – Color (night club free for women during Fridays and Saturdays)

Day 3 – Tokyo

  • Shibuya – Shibuya crossing, Hachiko Statue, Meiji-Jingu/Shrine, Harajuku, Takeshita Street

Day 4 – Tokyo

  • Asakusa – Sensoji Temple, onsen or public bath
  • Sumida – Tokyo Solamachi, Tokyo Skytree
  • Ueno – Ueno Park

Day 5 – Tokyo

  • Akihabara
  • Tokyo Station

Day 6 – Yokohama

  • Yokohama day trip

Day 7 – Saitama

Day 8 – Osaka

  • Universal Studios Japan whole day trip

Day 9 – Osaka

  • Osaka Castle
  • Minami (Namba)
  • Onsen

Day 10 – Osaka

  • Kita – Umeda
  • Osaka Station City

Day 11 – Kuwana

  • Nagashima Spa Land Day Trip

Day 12 – Kyoto

  • Fushimi-Inari Taisha Shrine
  • Bamboo Forest
  • Kinkaku-ji Temple
  • Ginkaku-ji Temple

Day 13 – Nara

  • Deer feeding at Nara Park
  • Todaiji Temple

Day 14

  • Flight from Osaka or Tokyo of your choice going back to Philippines

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Day Trip to Yokohama

Yokohama Day Tour

  • Minato Mirai
  • Yokohama Landmark Sky Garden
  • Yamashita Park
  • Seabass
  • Landmark Tower
  • Yokohama Chinatown
  • Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse
  • NYK Hikawamaru Exhibits
  • Kisahimichi Promenade
  • Marine Tower
  • Yokohama Bay Bridge

More about the trip here at An Unexpected Yokohama Day Tour in Japan – a Date Tour Actually!

Day Trip to Saitama

  • Little Edo

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Day Trip to Nara

Todaiji Temple in Nara #todaiji #temple #nara #japan last #May2015

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  • Nara Park deer feeding
  • Todaiji Temple

Day Trip to Universal Studios Japan in Osaka

Universal Studios Japan

Day Trip to Nagashima Spa Land in Kuwana

Nagashima Spa Land

7 Days in Tokyo Itinerary

Please refer to day 1 to day 7 of 14 Days in Japan

7 Days in Kyoto Itinerary

A future reference next time I’ll travel to Japan and my accommodation will be in Kyoto.

Day 1 – Kyoto

  • Manila to Osaka flight
  • Kiyomizu-dera Temple, Sanne-zaka and Ninen-zaka, Chion-in Temple, Shoren-in Temple, Nishiki Market, Fushimi-Inari Taisha Shrine

Day 2 – Kyoto

  • Tenryu-ji Temple, Bamboo Forest, Okochi-Sanso Villa, Kinkaku-ji Temple, Daitoku-ji Temple, Koto-in Temple

Day 3 – Osaka

  • Universal Studios Japan whole day trip

Day 4 – Kyoto

  • One day trip to Kurama and Kibune, Ginkaku-ji Temple, Honen-in Temple, The Path of Philosophy, Nanzen-ji Temple

Day 5 – Nara Day Trip

  • Todaiji Temple
  • Deer feeding at Nara Park

Day 6 – Kyoto

  • Tofuku-ji Temple, Mt Daimon-ji hike, Shopping Teramachi-dori and Shijo-dori, Zen meditation at Myoshin-ji temple

Day 7 – Osaka

  • Flight from Osaka back to Manila

Been receiving a lot of inquiries from readers so I hope that this could be a great help. You don’t have to follow everything because it still depends on how you travel in Japan. You can use some of the details in completing the itinerary form to be submitted for your visa.

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Roxanne is an aspiring digital nomad. A virtual assistant since October 2009. She is a hobbyist blogger, photographer and travels a lot.

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