10 days in Japan Itinerary

10 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Indianapolis
Fly + Train:  19 h 15 min
1
Tokyo
— 4 nights
Train:  3 h
2
Inuyama
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Hamamatsu
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
4
Yokohama
— 1 day
Bus + Fly:  20 h 15 min
End: Indianapolis

4
nights
Tokyo

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.
Tokyo is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, make a trip to Shibuya Crossing, explore the world behind art at Tokyo National Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Senso-ji Temple.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Tokyo online route planner.

Indianapolis, USA to Tokyo is an approximately 19.5- hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 14 hours traveling from Indianapolis to Tokyo. In March, Tokyo is somewhat warmer than Indianapolis - with highs of 58°F and lows of 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Inuyama.

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tokyo DisneySea
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Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower

1
night
Inuyama

Inuyama ©
Located on the banks of an important regional river, the inland castle town of Inuyama has long been an important waypoint for merchants and travelers.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): admire the striking features of Komakiyama Inari Shrine, see the interesting displays at Toyota Automobile Museum, admire the landmark architecture of The Museum Meijimura, then take an in-depth tour of Little World, then explore the historical opulence of Inuyama Castle, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Inuyama Jokamachi.

To find traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Inuyama sightseeing planner.

Getting from Tokyo to Inuyama by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and train. When traveling from Tokyo in March, plan for slightly colder days in Inuyama, with highs around 53°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 44°F. On the 19th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Hamamatsu.

Things to do in Inuyama

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Komakiyama Inari Shrine, Toki Premium Outlets, Toyota Automobile Museum
Highlights from your plan
Toyota Automobile Museum ©
Toyota Automobile Museum
Inuyama Castle ©
Inuyama Castle
The Museum Meijimura ©
The Museum Meijimura

2
nights
Hamamatsu

Hamamatsu ©
An important industrial hub with a sizable immigrant population from South America, Hamamatsu has developed a taste for international cuisine and arts.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): learn about all things military at Hamamatsu Air Park.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Hamamatsu trip planner.

You can take a train from Inuyama to Hamamatsu in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In March in Hamamatsu, expect temperatures between 55°F during the day and 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Yokohama.

Things to do in Hamamatsu

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Hamamatsu Flower Park ©
Hamamatsu Flower Park
Hamamatsu Air Park
Hamamatsu Air Park
Hamamatsu Castle Tower Gate ©
Hamamatsu Castle Tower Gate

1
day
Yokohama

Yokohama ©
Once a small fishing town, Yokohama was one of the first ports to welcome foreign trade in the 19th century, after which it grew into Japan's second largest city and a bustling metropolis.
On the 21st (Wed), take a stroll through Yokohama Chinatown, get to know the fascinating history of Sankeien Gardens, then stroll around Yamashita Park, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Yokohama holiday planner.

Traveling by train from Hamamatsu to Yokohama takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. March in Yokohama sees daily highs of 56°F and lows of 44°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yokohama

Parks Neighborhoods Shopping
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Sankeien Gardens ©
Sankeien Gardens
Yokohama Chinatown ©
Yokohama Chinatown
Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse ©
Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse

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