10 days in East Asia Itinerary

10 days in East Asia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Japan attractions planner

Make it your trip
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Tokyo
Train
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Nagoya
— 1 night
Train
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Himeji
— 1 night
Drive
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Okayama
Drive
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Hiroshima
— 3 nights
Drive
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Izumo
Drive
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Matsue
— 1 night
Drive
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Tottori
— 1 night
Drive
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Fukuchiyama
— 1 day
Drive
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Kyoto
— 1 night
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Tokyo

Tokyo holds the status of most populous metropolitan area in the world--a fact you'll find tangible as you walk the bustling streets and explore its diverse neighborhoods and cultures.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): make a trip to Shibuya Crossing.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Tokyo day trip app.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Tokyo. In April in Tokyo, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Sat) before leaving for Nagoya.
Highlights from your trip

Nagoya

— 1 night
Known nationally as an industrial heartland, Nagoya boasts a far more cosmopolitan and cultural core than its reputation would lead you to believe.
On the 24th (Sat), explore the historical opulence of Nagoya Castle and then make a trip to Osu Shopping Street.

To find maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Nagoya driving holiday planner.

You can take a train from Tokyo to Nagoya in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Tokyo in April, expect nights in Nagoya to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 19°C. You will leave for Himeji on the 25th (Sun).

Things to do in Nagoya

Historic Sites

Himeji

— 1 night
The castle around which the city of Himeji has developed represents one of the best preserved in the country, and has been designated as a national treasure and a World Heritage Site.
On the 25th (Sun), explore the historical opulence of Himeji Castle and then take in nature's colorful creations at Koko-en.

Discover how to plan a Himeji trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by train from Nagoya to Himeji takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In April in Himeji, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Okayama.

Things to do in Himeji

Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your trip

Okayama

A major transit hub in western Japan, Okayama provides a convenient mid-point between Kyoto, Osaka, and Hiroshima.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Okayama Castle and then admire the natural beauty at Okayama Korakuen Garden.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Okayama trip tool.

Getting from Himeji to Okayama by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Himeji in April, plan for a bit cooler nights in Okayama, with lows around 9°C. On the 26th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Okayama

Parks · Historic Sites

Hiroshima

— 3 nights

City of Peace

Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
You've now added Miyajima to your itinerary. On your second day here, stroll through Miyajima.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Hiroshima trip builder app.

Getting from Okayama to Hiroshima by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive; or take a bus. In April in Hiroshima, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Izumo.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Izumo

Nestled in the shadows of the Chugoku Mountains, historic Izumo boasts one of Japan's oldest Shinto shrines.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): kick back and relax at Inasa Beach.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Izumo trip maker.

Traveling by car from Hiroshima to Izumo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. April in Izumo sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. On the 29th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Matsue.

Things to do in Izumo

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip

Matsue

— 1 night
Matsue sits on the banks of the Ohashi-gawa river, channeling its waters through a series of canals and rivers that add much to the scenic aspect of the urban area.
For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Matsue online holiday builder.

You can drive from Izumo to Matsue in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. On the 30th (Fri), you're off to Tottori.

Things to do in Matsue

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Tottori

— 1 night
A highlight of the west of the country, Tottori sits along the coast of the Sea of Japan.
To find ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Tottori online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Matsue to Tottori takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 11°C. On the 1st (Sat), you're off to Fukuchiyama.

Things to do in Tottori

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Fukuchiyama

— 1 day
Fukuchiyama is a city in northern Kyoto Prefecture, Japan, on the Yura River. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Fukuchiyama Castle, then stop by Adachi Otoemon Kyoto Honten, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Goryo Shrine, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Choanji Temple.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Fukuchiyama day trip planning site.

You can drive from Tottori to Fukuchiyama in 2.5 hours. May in Fukuchiyama sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Kyoto.

Things to do in Fukuchiyama

Historic Sites · Shopping

Kyoto

— 1 night
The national capital for over a thousand years, Kyoto retains much of the charm of old Japan, boasting numerous temples and shrines that seem completely untouched by the modern world.
To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Kyoto online road trip planner.

Getting from Fukuchiyama to Kyoto by car takes about 2 hours. In May, daytime highs in Kyoto are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. On the 3rd (Mon), you're off to home.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Museums