8 days in Japan Itinerary

8 days in Japan Itinerary

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8 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Davao City, Mindanao
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Fukuoka
— 1 night
2
Hiroshima
— Few hours
train:  2​h
3
Osaka
— 3 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
4
Tokyo
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Davao City, Mindanao

1
night
Fukuoka

Fukuoka ©
The largest city on the island, Fukuoka formed through the merger of two former cities that had grown up either side of the Naka River.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Yatai as well as Ohori Park. On the 28th (Tue), let the kids burn off some steam at Ohori Park and then don't miss a visit to Yatai.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Fukuoka trip maker website .

Davao City, Philippines to Fukuoka is an approximately 17-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Davao City to Fukuoka. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Davao City in May, with highs in Fukuoka at 28°C and lows at 18°C. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Fun & Games Parks Wildlife
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Ohori Park ©
Ohori Park
Yatai ©
Yatai

few
hours
Hiroshima

Hiroshima ©
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Atomic Bomb Dome. Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Hiroshima Castle, then make a trip to Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, then see the interesting displays at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, and finally appreciate the history behind Atomic Bomb Dome.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Hiroshima online day trip planner .

Traveling by train from Fukuoka to Hiroshima takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Hiroshima can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Osaka.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites Museums
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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum ©
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima ©
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima
Atomic Bomb Dome ©
Atomic Bomb Dome

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 Kobe Harborland, Kobe Nunobiki Herb Gardens, Nunobiki Falls (Nunobiki-No-Taki), and other attractions to your itinerary. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Dotonbori and find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Japan.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Osaka online trip itinerary planner .

You can take a train from Hiroshima to Osaka in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. May in Osaka sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Kobe, Kyoto
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Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Ryoanji Temple ©
Ryoanji Temple
Dotonbori ©
Dotonbori

3
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, University of Tokyo, Legoland Discovery Center Tokyo, and other attractions to your itinerary. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Mt. Fuji 5th Station, then make a trip to Oshino Hakkai, and then explore the activities along Lake Yamanaka.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Tokyo tour planner.

You can take a train from Osaka to Tokyo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Tokyo can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Theme Parks Nature Parks

Side Trips

Oshino Hakkai, Lake Yamanaka, Mt. Fuji 5th Station
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Legoland Discovery Center Tokyo ©
Legoland Discovery Center Tokyo
Ginza ©
Ginza
Lake Yamanaka ©
Lake Yamanaka

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