Embarking on a family-friendly journey to the Land of the Rising Sun is an adventure! Japan's vibrant cities, rich culture, and exciting attractions offer an experience that kids and adults will cherish forever. Prepare for a fun-filled and unforgettable itinerary to keep the little ones engaged and delighted throughout the trip. Check out Sheila( _rosheila) and Suffian’s( homesufianhood) Muslim-friendly itinerary as they travel around Japan with their kids!
Day 1: Exploring Tokyo's Vibrant Neighborhoods
Your adventure begins as you touch down at Narita Airport at 7 am. After freshening up and having breakfast at the airport, hop on the Narita Express to Shibuya. Check into your apartment, strategically located between Shibuya and Harajuku, which allows you to explore the bustling neighbourhoods with ease.
Once you've settled in, head out to experience the excitement of Shibuya. Treat the kids to an early lunch at one of the family-friendly eateries, and then venture into the heart of Shibuya to witness the famous scramble crossing and explore the shops and vibrant streets. There's no shortage of kid-friendly activities here, and the atmosphere will captivate young hearts.
Day 2: Harajuku Adventure and Animal Café
Today, embark on a whimsical adventure in Harajuku, a district famous for its eclectic fashion and vibrant street culture. Begin your day at "Cosme," a beauty store akin to our beloved Sephora, where the adults can shop!
For soccer fans, visiting the Kamo outlet in Harajuku is a must. Afterwards, stroll down Takeshita Street! Don't forget to explore the quirky animal cafés, where you can enjoy coffee or tea with cute and cuddly animals.
As the day winds down, take a leisurely walk back from Harajuku to Shibuya, allowing the family to soak in the vibrant atmosphere and create unforgettable memories.
Day 3: A Magical Day at Tokyo Disneyland
Get ready for a day filled with enchantment and wonder at Tokyo Disneyland. The magic of Disney appeals to kids of all ages, and you're sure to have a blast exploring the different themed areas, enjoying thrilling rides, and meeting beloved Disney characters.
After a full day of fun, head to Gyumon for a delicious dinner to recharge and share your magical experiences at Tokyo Disneyland.
Day 4: Journey to Osaka
Today, embark on a thrilling adventure to Osaka on the Shinkansen, Japan's high-speed bullet train. Once you arrive, check into your accommodation near Shinsaibashi, conveniently located near the train station and a shopping mall.
Take some time to explore the area and find halal food options for the family. After a day of travel, let the kids rest and enjoy an early night at the hotel.
Day 5: Thrills and Excitement at Universal Studios Japan (USJ)
Get ready for a day of excitement and thrills at Universal Studios Japan. From thrilling rides to beloved movie-themed attractions, USJ offers many experiences for kids and adults alike. Don't miss out on the famous Wizarding World of Harry Potter, where you can step into the magical world of Hogwarts.
Day 6: Nara Park and Arcade at Round1 Stadium
Start your day by taking a short train ride from Kyoto to Nara. Explore Nara Park, home to friendly deer roaming freely. Enjoy feeding the deer and visit iconic landmarks such as Todai-ji Temple, housing the Great Buddha, and Kasuga Taisha Shrine.
In the afternoon, head back to Osaka and visit the Round1 Stadium. Engage in a fun-filled gaming experience at the arcade, trying various exciting games and activities suitable for all ages.
In the evening, take a stroll around Dotonbori, Osaka's famous entertainment district. Admire the vibrant neon lights, indulge in local street food, and immerse yourself in the bustling atmosphere.
Day 7: Kawaguchiko
Use your JR Pass to travel from Osaka to Kawaguchiko. Enjoy the scenic train journey and arrive at your destination in the evening.
Day 8: Kawaguchiko and Fuji Q Highland
Wake up to a beautiful morning at Kawaguchiko and be delighted to find that you can see the majestic peak of Mount Fuji from your apartment balcony. Capture some memorable photos of this breathtaking sight.
Embark on a boat ride around Lake Kawaguchiko, offering picturesque views of Mount Fuji and the surrounding landscape. Enjoy the serene atmosphere and take in the natural beauty of the area.
Later, head to Fuji Q Highland, an amusement park known for its thrilling rides and attractions. Experience exhilarating roller coasters and other exciting rides that will leave you with unforgettable memories.
Day 9: Return to Tokyo
Bid farewell to the scenic Kawaguchiko and return to Tokyo using your JR Pass. Once in Tokyo, you can explore more of the city's attractions, indulge in shopping, or try different dining options.
Enjoy your final day in Tokyo, savouring the vibrant atmosphere and the unique blend of modern and traditional aspects that make this city captivating.
Day 10: Departure
It's time to say goodbye to Japan. Check out of your hotel and make your way to the airport for your departure flight. Bring cherished memories of your incredible family trip to Japan, filled with amazing experiences and cultural discoveries.