10 Days Tokyo Osaka Kyoto Itinerary – Iconic Japanese Cities Tour

Japan has always been one of Singaporeans’ favourite destinations. If you are planning a visit to Japan and would like to pack as much experience as possible within one trip, we have just the itinerary for you. Our 10 Days Tokyo Osaka Kyoto Itinerary has been carefully curated to ensure that we cover most of the must-see attractions across these 3 Japanese cities. Please click on the links to view some of the attraction write-ups. We also recommend doing a quick check on the attractions visit information in case there have been some recent updates.

10 Days Tokyo Osaka Kyoto Itinerary

DayCityTimeActivityVenue & Directions
Day 1Singapore11.55amCheck In Flight SQ634Changi T3
1.55pmFlight Departure
Tokyo8.50pmArrival TokyoHaneda Terminal Intl. Keikyu Airport Line (20 mins, 410 yen) to Shinagawa Station (20 minutes, 200 yen) take JR Yamanote Line that goes in the direction of Shibuya. Get off at Shinjuku Station. 5 minute walk from the west exit of Shinjuku Station to the hotel. Haneda Airport [Dep.] → Shinjuku Station West Exit Bus (1230 yen)
10.00pmKadoya Hotel1 Chome Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tōkyō-to 160-0023, Japan.
10.30pmSupper & DrinksOmoide Yokocho (8 mins from Hotel)
11.30pmRestKadoya Hotel
Day 2Tokyo9.00amCheck Out Kadoya HotelFrom Shinjuku, take Chuo Line to Kanda Station & change Ginza Line to Asakusa Station
9.45pmTraditional Melon Bun BreakfastAsakusa Kagetsudou 5 mins walk from Asakusa Station
10.30pmSensoji Temple & Nakamise Shopping StreetJapan, 〒160-0023 Tokyo, Shinjuku, Nishishinjuku, 2 Chome−2−1
12.30pmLunch at Tempura Daikokuya1 Chome-38-10 Asakusa, Taito City, Tokyo 111-0032, Japan
2.00pmAkiba Fukurou Owl CaféFrom Asakusa, take Ginza Line to Suehirocho Station & Walk 450m to Café (15 mins)
3.45pmCheck In, rest & explore Keio Plaza HotelFrom Suehirocho, take Ginza Line to Ueno-Hirokoji Station change to Ueno-okachimachi Station Oedo Line to Shinjuku
5.00pmTrain Tickets, Dinner & ShoppingShinjuku Malls. JR EAST Travel Service Center (New South Gate) – Close at 7pm
9.00pmDrinks At Local BarsGolden Gai (find a bar that is friendly to foreigners)
10.15pmKabukichō3 mins from Golden Gai
10.30pmRest At HotelKeio Plaza Hotel (15 mins walk back from bars)
Day 3Tokyo5.30amBreakfast At JurinKeio Plaza Hotel
6.30amShuttle To DisneySea
8.00amReach DisneySeaDisneySea
7.40pmShuttle Back to Hotel
9.00pmReach HotelKeio Plaza Hotel
9.30pmFast Food DinnerLOTTERIA Shinjuku (6 mins walk from hotel)
10.30pmPack & RestKeio Plaza Hotel
Day 4Tokyo8.30amBreakfastKeio Plaza Hotel
9.30amHotel Tour
11.00amTraditional Japanese Tea Ceremony
12.00pmLeave Hotel For Tokyo Station
1.03pmBoard SHINKANSEN HIKARI 473Tokyo Station (Buy bento for train ride)
Kyoto3.45pmReach KyotoKyoto Station.
4.00pmCab To RyokanBus alternative: Nanajo Central Exit at JR Kyoto station, take #3 JR Bus to Shuzan Takao from Kyotoeki Bus Stop
4.30pmCheck In, Wash Up & Relax For DinnerAlight Takahanacho Bus Stop walk 150m to Yamazaki Ryokan (Total: 45 mins)
7.00pmDinnerYamazaki Ryokan
9.00pmRelax over tea / drinks
10.00pmEarly Night
Day 5Kyoto8.00amBreakfastYamazaki Ryokan (Check out by 10am)
10.00amVisit Tenryu-ji Temple15 mins by Cab
11.00pmArashiyama Bamboo GroveExit North Gate of Tenryu-ji Temple
11.30amLight Unagi MealHirokawa (Opens at 11am)
12.30pmBridge StrollTogetsukyo Bridge
1.00pmPick Up Luggage & Cab Back KyotoYamazaki Ryokan
1.30pmCheck In At Japan ON Building 5F544-2, Higashishiokoji-cho, Shimogyo-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, 600-8216
2.15pmStay RESI STAY Higashiyama SanjoWalk 800m to Shichijo Station, take Keihan Line to Sanjo Station & walk 400m
3.00pmNijo Castle (Close at 5pm)Sanjo to Nijojo-mae Station (3 stops and walk 7 mins total: 18 mins)
5.00pmMenbakaichidai (Fire Ramen)5 mins walk away. Exit North Gates Of Castle
6.00pmRest At HotelRESI STAY Higashiyama Sanjo
7.30pmDinner & DrinksPontocho. Walk 10 mins from hotel
10.00pmRest At HotelRESI STAY Higashiyama Sanjo
Day 6Osaka9.00amBoard JR Special Rapid Service for HIMEJIKyoto Station Departure track No.5
9.45amReach Osaka for Breakfast (Horai Buns famous)Osaka Station
10.30amBird’s Eye View Of OsakaUmeda Sky Building. Walk from Osaka Station
1.00pmVisit Osaka CastleFrom Osaka Station, take Loop Line (Clockwise) to Osakajokoen Station 38 mins
4.30pmShinsaibashisuji Shopping Street & America-muraFrom Osaka Business Park Station, take Nagahoritsurumiryokuchi Line to Shinsaibashi Station 35 mins
6.30pmDontonburiWalk from Shinsaibashisuji Shopping Street
9.30pmBoard MAIBARAKyoto Station Departure track No.9
10.30pmRest at HotelRESI STAY Higashiyama Sanjo
Day 7Kyoto9.30amKimono Wargo Kiyomizuzaka StoreWalk 300m to Higashiyama Sanjo Bus Stop, Alight Shimizumichi Bus Stop. Walk from Matsubara Dori 6 mins
10.30pmShop & Visit Kiyomizu-dera TempleMatsubara Dori & Kiyomizu-dera Temple
12.30pmShopping Stroll & LunchGo Sannen-zaka, then Ninen-zaka Preserved Districts before Ishibei-koji Lane
2.30pmKodai-ji Temple3 mins from Ishibei-koji Lane
4.00pmYakasa Shrine8 mins from Kodai-ji Temple
5.00pmKimono Wargo Gion-shijo Store8 mins from Yakasa Shrine
6.00pmGion Cultural PerformanceGion Corner. Have another show at 7.00pm
7.00pmDinner & DrinksGion Historical District
9.30pmPack & Rest At HotelRESI STAY Higashiyama Sanjo
Day 8Kyoto8.00amCheck out RESI Stay544-2, Higashishiokoji-cho, Shimogyo-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, 600-8216
9.00amFushimi-Inari Shrine HikeFrom Kyoto Station, take JR Nara Line to Fushimi-Inari Station (7mins). Walk 500m
1.30pmTake SHINKANSEN HIKARI 522 to TokyoKyoto Station Departure track No.12
Tokyo4.10pmReach TokyoTokyo Station
5.00pmMeet HanzoShibuya Station
5.30pmSettled in Hanzo Lodge5-14 Maruyama-cho Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0044 Japan
7.00pmDinner & Drinks or ShoppingNombei Yokocho (Take in the view of Shibuya Crossing from Starbucks too)
9.30pmRest at AirBNBHanzo Lodge
Day 9Tokyo9.00amBreakfastLocal Breakfast near Lodge
10.00pmMeiji Jinggu Shrine VisitWalk to Shibuya Station, take Yamanote Line to Yoyogi Station. Walk 700m to Meiji Jinggu
12.00pmHarajuku Shopping & LunchTakeshi Street & Brahms Path
3.00pmAfternoon TeaKawaii Monster Café
4.00pmShoppingCats Street & Omotesando Hills
6.00pmDinner & shoppingShibuya
9.30pmPack & Rest At HotelHanzo Lodge
Day 10Tokyo8.00amFish Market & BreakfastShibuya Station, take Ginza Line to Ginza Station. Walk to 11 mins to market
11.00amFinal shopping & lunchHanzo Lodge
1.30pmBath & final packingHanzo Lodge
2.00pmLeave Lodge For Airport (35 mins to airport)Shibuya Station, take Yamanote Line to Shinagawa Station. Change to Keikyu Line for Haneda Int Airport
3.05pmCheck In Flight SQ633Haneda Terminal Intl
5.05pmFlight Departure
Singapore11.05pmArrival SingaporeChangi Airport

Tokyo Osaka Kyoto Itinerary – Have Fun!

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