10 days in Japan Itinerary

10 days in Japan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Japan route planner

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Fly
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Tokyo
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Motegi-machi
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Fujiyoshida
— 1 night
Train
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Kyoto
— 2 nights
Train
5
Hiroshima
— 1 night
Train
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Tokyo
— 1 night
Fly

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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.
To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Tokyo online travel route planner.

Minot, USA to Tokyo is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Minot to Tokyo is 15 hours. Traveling from Minot in October, you will find days in Tokyo are a bit warmer (72°F), and nights are much hotter (60°F). You'll set off for Motegi-machi on the 16th (Fri).

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Museums

Motegi-machi

— 3 nights
Your day by day itinerary now includes Michi-no-Eki Motegi, Nozomi no Yu and Twin Ring Motegi. On the next day, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Yakimoriyama, get in on the family fun at Twin Ring Motegi, and then see the interesting displays at Honda Collection Hall.

To see reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Motegi-machi visit planner.

You can take a train from Tokyo to Motegi-machi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. While traveling from Tokyo, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Motegi-machi, ranging from highs of 67°F to lows of 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Fujiyoshida.

Things to do in Motegi-machi

Theme Parks · Museums · Parks · Nature

Fujiyoshida

— 1 night
A gateway to the volcano, Fujiyoshida sits in the shadow of a giant, and everything across the city seemingly points toward the iconic symbol of national pride, Mount Fuji.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Lake Kawaguchi, Kawaguchiko Music Forest Museum, Omuro Sengen Shrine (Shimosengen), and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Arakura Fuji Sengen Jinja, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Omuro Sengen Shrine (Shimosengen), then see the interesting displays at Kawaguchiko Music Forest Museum, and finally explore the activities along Lake Kawaguchi.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Fujiyoshida road trip planning website.

You can drive from Motegi-machi to Fujiyoshida in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Motegi-machi in October, you will find days in Fujiyoshida are a bit cooler (62°F), and nights are about the same (59°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can go by car to Kyoto.

Things to do in Fujiyoshida

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Kyoto

— 2 nights
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, Nijo Castle, Arashiyama, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kinkaku-ji, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ryoanji Temple, and then wander the streets of Arashiyama. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Ninna-ji Temple, explore the historical opulence of Nijo Castle, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Kyoto travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Fujiyoshida to Kyoto in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Fujiyoshida in October: highs in Kyoto hover around 74°F, while lows dip to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time for the train ride to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods

Hiroshima

— 1 night

City of Peace

Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Hiroshima trip planning tool.

Traveling by train from Kyoto to Hiroshima takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in October, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Tokyo.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Tokyo

— 1 night
Your day by day itinerary now includes Senso-ji Temple, Tokyo Skytree and Ueno Park. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): enjoy breathtaking views from Tokyo Skytree.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Tokyo route maker app.

You can take a train from Hiroshima to Tokyo in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Parks · Historic Sites

Japan travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Landmarks · Parks
Land of the Rising Sun
Part of a volcanic archipelago that encompasses over 6,800 islands, Japan remains one of Asia's most fascinating tourist destinations, where a blend of modernity and tradition creates a look and feel completely different from any other place in the world. A tour of Japan lets you discover big cities filled with ancient temples and innovative skyscrapers, as well as quiet country landscapes dotted with castles, perfectly manicured gardens, cherry orchards, and primeval forests seemingly untouched by the hand of mass tourism. Many tourists on vacation in Japan devote lots of time to the country's unique cuisine, prepared with painstaking attention to detail and a genius for simple yet effective presentation.