Asia Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

  • New Fodors vBulletin Forum
  • coming soon -- discuss!
View all Asia activity »
  1. 1 Trip Report US : HP Tec*h SUPP0RT CONTACT ☎ 1:888:482:3831 HP PRINTER 24*7
  2. 2 Mount Koya
  3. 3 Please critique my revised itinerary- July 2017
  4. 4 Twin rooms in Japan
  5. 5 Trip Report My Japan Travels - Follow-along with me
  6. 6 Idiotic time zone question
  7. 7 Trip Report Ending another Asia trip in seattle
  8. 8 trying to fathom Chinese train travel
  9. 9 Sometahing is wrong
  10. 10 Trip Report Googling to going...to Gujarat!
  11. 11 sri lanka- tips required
  12. 12 base bangkok or manilla
  13. 13 Christmas in the Alps
  14. 14 Change my Itinerary?
  15. 15 New Vietnam eVisa service
  16. 16 Trip Report 6 weeks in Nepal, Bhutan, Borneo and more...
  17. 17 Palawan / Marshall Law... should we be concerned?
  18. 18 4 weeks trip to South East Asia
  19. 19 Central Asia: Itinerary Advice
  20. 20 Where to from Tokyo?!
  21. 21 Trip Report Impressions of India
  22. 22 Sri Lanka Association looking for volunteer
  23. 23 India - remnants of the British Raj
  24. 24 Hanoi, Vietnam 1 week
  25. 25 Go ahead...Eat the street food and buffets!
View next 25 » Back to the top

Japan Itinerary for May

Jump to last reply

Hello,

I am planning on going to Japan for ~3 weeks in May. Leaving Canada on the 6th and arriving in Osaka on the 7th. I have quite a bit planned out but thought I would see what some people who have been to Japan have to say.

Simplified Itinerary:
May 6th: From Regina to Vancouver to Tokyo (overnight)
May 7th: From Tokyo to Osaka
May 8, 9,10: 3 Full days in Osaka (possible day trip, see below)
May 11th: Head to Mt. Konya and stay overnight (only for sure thing as I managed to get a reservation at a good temple)
May 12th: Depart Konyasan for Kyoto
May 13, 14, 15, 16: 4 Full days in Kyoto (although I am pretty sure I will head for Nara one of the four)
May 18th: Depart Kyoto for Tokyo
May 19, 20, 21, 22 ,23, 24, 25 ,26: 8 Full days in Tokyo (and area)
May 27th: Tokyo to Canada

I was thinking of extending my stay in Kyoto and take 2 days from Tokyo. That way I can see more while doing some day trips. I want to go to Iga Ueno so it is likely I will take a day out of tokyo and stay in Kyoto longer. I know a lot of people say Tokyo isn't too spectacular for a long stay but I did a euro trip two years ago and don't know if I want the whirlwind tour again :).

Big question is if I should do a day trip for Osaka to Hiroshima. I plan on returning to Southwest Japan in the future (who knows when exactly) and am not too concerned about all the sites out that way but I do feel I should get to see Hiroshima just in case.

I am going to get a JR Pass.

I am open to suggestions :)

11 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement