Hints for your backpacking Japan
2018/03/05 – 2018/03/18

1. From Tokyo to Kyoto via Osaka

Kyoto – Osaka 14days: 1 of 10 (2018/03/05-06)

[Day 1] 2018/03/05
15:20 – (1) Shinjuku VIP Lounge
19:00 – (2) Sangendo
22:00 – (3) VIP Liner (To Osaka)

[Day 2] 2018/03/06
07:20 – (1) VIP Villa Namba
08:06 – (2) Hostel Wasabi Osaka Bed with Library
09:00 – (3) Doton plaza (09:30 – VIP Villa Namba)
11:30 – (4) Hotel Plaza Osaka
15:00 – (5) Osaka VIP Lounge
17:00 – (6) Kyoto VIP Lounge
19:00 – (7) Hostel Wasabi Kyoto Machiya SOBA

2. Fushimi, Matsuo-taisha, Umenomiya-taisha, etc.

Kyoto – Osaka 14days: 2 of 10 (2018/03/07)

[Day 3] 2018/03/07
10:00 – (1) Fushimi Inari Shrine
13:00 – (2) Matsuo-taisha Shrine
14:30 – (3) Umenomiya-taisha Shrine
16:00 – (4) Arashiyama Station (Ashiyu = Public foot bath)
17:30 – (5) nikiniki
18:00 – (6) Origami
20:00 – (7) Ekohiki
22:00 – (8) Hostel Wasabi Kyoto Machiya SOBA

3. KIMONO, Japanese SAKE, etc.

Kyoto – Osaka 14days: 3 of 10 (2018/03/08)

[Day 4] 2018/03/08
10:20 – (1) Gionkomachi
11:20 – (2) Kyoyamashiroya
13:30 – (3) Gekkeikan Okura Sake Museum
15:10 – (4) Kizakura Kappa Country
17:45 – (5) Hanatanuki
21:00 – (6) Hostel Wasabi Kyoto Machiya SOBA

4. Temples with Randen Tram

Kyoto – Osaka 14days: 4 of 10 (2018/03/09)

[Day 5] 2018/03/09
11:00 – (1) Poppoya
13:00 – (2) Ryoanji Temple
14:00 – (3) Tojiin Temple
15:00 – (4) Kurumazaki Shrine
15:45 – (5) Tenryuji Temple
16:45 – (6) Dendengu (Horinji Temple)
17:30 – (7) Arashiyama Station (Light up)
20:00 – (8) Hostel Wasabi Kyoto Machiya SOBA

5. Temples with Kyoto City Bus

Kyoto – Osaka 14days: 5 of 10 (2018/03/10)

[Day 6] 2018/03/10
09:30 – (1) Horinji Temple
11:40 – (2) Nikiniki
12:20 – (3) Nanzenji Hattori
13:15 – (4) Nanzenji Temple
15:30 – (5) Ginkakuji Temple
18:30 – (6) Kyoto VIP Lounge
20:00 – (7) Higashiyama Hanatouro
22:00 – (8) Hostel Wasabi Kyoto Machiya SOBA

6. Enjoy both Osaka and Kyoto

Kyoto – Osaka 14days: 6 of 10 (2018/03/11)

[Day 7] 2018/03/11
09:00 – (1) Kinkakuji Temple
12:45 – (2) Juza
13:20 – (3) Otako
13:45 – (4) Chanosai
14:00 – (5) Shitennoji Temple
15:40 – (6) Tachinomikun
17:10 – (7) Premium Car (Keihan Electric Railway)
18:30 – (8) Yasaka-jinja Shrine
19:00 – (9) Kiyomizu-dera Temple
20:30 – (10) Kyoto Karasuma Saketouro
22:00 – (11) Hostel Wasabi Kyoto Machiya SOBA

7. Osaka City Pass & Osaka Gourmet Walk: Part 1

Kyoto – Osaka 14days: 7 of 10 (2018/03/12)

[Day 8] 2018/03/12
13:20 – (1) 551 Horai
14:20 – (2) Osaka Wonder Loop Bus
17:50 – (3) Kureoru
18:00 – (4) Osaka Wonder Cruise
18:30 – (5) VIP Villa Namba
20:00 – (6) Nanpei
20:30 – (7) Shiki
21:30 – (8) Espoir
22:30 – (9) Otako
22:40 – (10) Hostel Wasabi Osaka Bed with Library

8. Osaka City Pass & Osaka Gourmet Walk: Part 2

Kyoto – Osaka 14days: 8 of 10 (2018/03/13)

[Day 9] 2018/03/13
09:30 – (1) Osaka VIP Lounge
11:30 – (2) Hotel Plaza Osaka
14:50 – (3) Osaka Wonder Cruise
16:30 – (4) Osaka Wonder Loop Bus
17:40 – (5) Yogibo Japan
18:30 – (6) Tsutenkaku
20:45 – (7) Sushimaru
21:40 – (8) Takoyakikun Shop 2
22:00 – (9) Hostel Wasabi Osaka Bed with Library

9. From Osaka to Tokyo via Nagoya

Kyoto – Osaka 14days: 9 of 10 (2018/03/14-15)

[Day 10] 2018/03/14
11:00 – (1) 551 Horai
12:00 – (2) JR Bus (To Nagoya)
15:00 – (3) Hostel Wasabi Nagoya
18:10 – (4) Ankaketei
19:30 – (5) Nagoya VIP Lounge (20:00 – Hostel Wasabi Nagoya)

[Day 11] 2018/03/15
10:50 – (1) Willer Express (To Tokyo)
13:20 – (2) NEOPASA Hamamatsu
18:00 – (3) Yokohama City Air Tarminal (YCAT)
19:00 – (4) Maruetsu
19:15 – (5) Hostel Wasabi Nippori

10. Hints for enjoying preliminary days

Kyoto – Osaka 14days: 10 of 10 (2018/03/16-18)

[Day 12] 2018/03/16
12:30 – (1) Tokyo Total Life Clinic
13:00 – (2) Hisago Pharmacy
13:30 – (3) Sensoji Temple
14:00 – (4) Asakusa-jinja Shrine
15:40 – (5) Tokyo VIP Lounge
20:20 – (6) Shinjuku VIP Lounge
22:30 – (7) Sukiya
23:40 – (8) Hostel Wasabi Nippori

[Day 13] 2018/03/17
All day – (1) Hostel Wasabi Nippori
(17:30 – 19:00 – (2) Kushikatsubancho)

[Day 14] 2018/03/18
14:00 – (1) IMCJP InstaMEET (Rainbow Bridge)
20:30 – (2) Hostel Wasabi Nippori: Dismissal
(23:00 – Our home)

FYI: Tokyo Cherry-blossom viewing 2days

Tokyo Cherry-blossom viewing 2days (2018/03/29-30)

[Day 1] 2018/03/29
07:00 – (1) Omokagebashi Station
09:00 – (2) Otonashishinsui Park
09:30 – (3) Askayama Park
11:00 – (4) Arakawa Amusement Park
12:30 – (5) Arakawa 2-chome Station
13:00 – (6) Cafe+Trattoria M
15:00 – (7) Hostel Wasabi Nippori

[Day 2] 2018/03/30
10:00 – (1) Yanaka
10:30 – (2) Suzuki
11:10 – (3) Ichifuji
11:30 – (4) Fukumarumanju
12:00 – (5) SCAI THE BATHHOUSE
12:50 – (6) Yanaka Cemetery
13:00 – (7) Tennoji Temple
14:00 – (8) Asakusa (Sumida River)
15:40 – (9) Kaminarimon
16:00 – (10) Sensoji Temple
17:00 – (11) Kamiya (香味屋): Dismissal
(23:00 – Our home)