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Old 13-03-2019, 08:50 AM   #826
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Hi, i'm gonna jump in to ask some questions

So going for 9 days end may, can anyone comment on following:

Day 1: Arrive hotel - Sunroute hotel Tokyo (due to location and close to train, will be landing at narita). Is this hotel decent? Looking at Shinjuku area as thats what most of the interwebs recommends.
Day 2 : Explore tokyo
Day 3: DisneySea
Day 4: Day Trip mt fuji
Day 5: Travel to Osaka - Explore Osaka, no hotel selected yet, recommendations? Looking around S$200-S$250 pn
Day 6: Day trip Kyoto
Day 7: Day trip 2 Kyoto or USJ? Not sure to do 2 trips to Kyoto.
Day 8: Not sure? Day trip somewhere else or just explore Osaka.
Day 9: Osaka day, fly home at 5.
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Old 13-03-2019, 09:49 AM   #827
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you spread so thin for a 9 days trip, why not consider just Tokyo or Kansai?
You can consider staying in Osaka, from there, you can travel to Kyoto and Nara, reducing the need to change hotel. Kyoto is only 30mins away from Osaka via train.
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Old 13-03-2019, 09:54 AM   #828
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you spread so thin for a 9 days trip, why not consider just Tokyo or Kansai?
You can consider staying in Osaka, from there, you can travel to Kyoto and Nara, reducing the need to change hotel. Kyoto is only 30mins away from Osaka via train.
Well our flight back to SG is from Osaka, so staying first 4 nights Tokyo, 4 Nights Osaka.

Ya day 6 or/and 7 - Day trip to Kyoto from Osaka.
Not too interested in Nara really, just a big park with bowing deers?
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Old 13-03-2019, 10:46 AM   #829
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Well our flight back to SG is from Osaka, so staying first 4 nights Tokyo, 4 Nights Osaka.

Ya day 6 or/and 7 - Day trip to Kyoto from Osaka.
Not too interested in Nara really, just a big park with bowing deers?
If u more into shopping then cater more days at Tokyo.. If nature and shrine.. Then more in Osaka an Kyoto.
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Old 13-03-2019, 01:22 PM   #830
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No i dont holiday for shopping :p I like experiences and see'ing thing.

But thanks for recommendation!

Any hotels that are good on both tokyo / Osaka i should look at?
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Old 13-03-2019, 02:18 PM   #831
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No i dont holiday for shopping :p I like experiences and see'ing thing.

But thanks for recommendation!

Any hotels that are good on both tokyo / Osaka i should look at?
For sight seeing more u stay Osaka and travel to Kyoto which is 30mins away is better..
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Old 13-03-2019, 02:24 PM   #832
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Hi, i'm gonna jump in to ask some questions

So going for 9 days end may, can anyone comment on following:

Day 1: Arrive hotel - Sunroute hotel Tokyo (due to location and close to train, will be landing at narita). Is this hotel decent? Looking at Shinjuku area as thats what most of the interwebs recommends.
Day 2 : Explore tokyo
Day 3: DisneySea
Day 4: Day Trip mt fuji
Day 5: Travel to Osaka - Explore Osaka, no hotel selected yet, recommendations? Looking around S$200-S$250 pn
Day 6: Day trip Kyoto
Day 7: Day trip 2 Kyoto or USJ? Not sure to do 2 trips to Kyoto.
Day 8: Not sure? Day trip somewhere else or just explore Osaka.
Day 9: Osaka day, fly home at 5.
Day 5: Whats your mode of transport from Tokyo to Osaka? If you're taking the Shinkansen, I would suggest you stay at Mt Fuji for 1 night on Day 4, after which you can take a bus from Mt Fuji to Mishima Station for the Shinkansen.

Day 7/8: Can do a day trip to Nara from Osaka.

Have you calculated your train fares, to see if its worth to get the JR Pass? If you're getting the JR Pass, then on Day 8, you might want to make a trip to Miyajima, Hiroshima. Its a 1.5 h train to Hiroshima Station (by Shinkansen from Shin-Osaka), then 30 min local train + 10 min JR ferry across to the island. All are covered by the JR Pass

I made 2 day trips to Hiroshima (to Miyajima for 1 day, then to Hiroshima for the other day to see the atomic bomb dome + outlet shopping)
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Old 13-03-2019, 03:14 PM   #833
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27 Mar land Osaka.

28 Mar - Day trip Kyoto
29 Mar - Day trip Kyoto
30 Mar - Osaka Amazing Pass (Staying in Osaka)
31 Mar - Osaka Amazing Pass (Staying in Osaka)
1 Apr - Osaka to Nagoya (morning travel)
2 Apr - Nagoya
3 Apr - fly back SG

Do you think I should spend more time in nagoya instead of Kyoto or osaka?
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Old 13-03-2019, 05:25 PM   #834
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27 Mar land Osaka.

28 Mar - Day trip Kyoto
29 Mar - Day trip Kyoto
30 Mar - Osaka Amazing Pass (Staying in Osaka)
31 Mar - Osaka Amazing Pass (Staying in Osaka)
1 Apr - Osaka to Nagoya (morning travel)
2 Apr - Nagoya
3 Apr - fly back SG

Do you think I should spend more time in nagoya instead of Kyoto or osaka?
What you plan to do in Nagoya ?
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Old 13-03-2019, 06:01 PM   #835
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What you plan to do in Nagoya ?
I'm also curious about what you're going to do in Osaka.

Mind sharing a more detailed itinerary?
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Old 13-03-2019, 06:06 PM   #836
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What you plan to do in Nagoya ?
Not too sure. Dotn know what I can do also. Any recommendation?
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Old 13-03-2019, 06:20 PM   #837
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I'm also curious about what you're going to do in Osaka.

Mind sharing a more detailed itinerary?
Osaka amazing pass?

Google it. Plan what attractions u want to do.
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Old 13-03-2019, 07:18 PM   #838
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I just came back a month ago, here are the things I've done in the Osaka region:

1) Nara day trip: Isuein Garden, Nara Deer Park, Todaiji, Kasuga shrine
2) Osaka castle, Dotonburi (at night)
3) Kyoto trip: Arashimaya bamboo garden, Tenryuji, Monkey Park, Golden Pavilion, Silver Pavilion, Kiyomizudera, Fushimi Inari Taisha, Nishiki Market and the Gion area.
4) Universal Studios Osaka
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Not too sure. Dotn know what I can do also. Any recommendation?
if you are with kids then Legoland, rail museum, science museum.
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Day 5: Whats your mode of transport from Tokyo to Osaka? If you're taking the Shinkansen, I would suggest you stay at Mt Fuji for 1 night on Day 4, after which you can take a bus from Mt Fuji to Mishima Station for the Shinkansen.

Day 7/8: Can do a day trip to Nara from Osaka.

Have you calculated your train fares, to see if its worth to get the JR Pass? If you're getting the JR Pass, then on Day 8, you might want to make a trip to Miyajima, Hiroshima. Its a 1.5 h train to Hiroshima Station (by Shinkansen from Shin-Osaka), then 30 min local train + 10 min JR ferry across to the island. All are covered by the JR Pass

I made 2 day trips to Hiroshima (to Miyajima for 1 day, then to Hiroshima for the other day to see the atomic bomb dome + outlet shopping)
Unlikely JRP will be worth it, since only one long trip from Tokyo to osaka. Unless add in Hiroshima.
However, I wouldn't recommend Hiroshima coz the itinerary is already very packed. In fact, I would suggest dropping Mt fuji and/or disney to have more days in Tokyo if it is the first time there.
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