11 days in Japan Itinerary

11 days in Japan Itinerary

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Start: Tokyo
1
Tokyo
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  5 h 45 min
2
Niseko-cho
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
3
Toyako-cho
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6 h 30 min
4
Kyoto
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
5
Tokyo
— 3 nights
End: Tokyo

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kanda Myojin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of 上野東照宮 Toshogu Shrine, visit Ueno District, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Asakusa Shrine, thensteep yourself in history at Hie Jinjya, and finally steep yourself in history at Naritasan Omote Sando.

Make your Tokyo itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Tokyo Haneda International Airport, Narita International Airport and Hyakuri Airport. In January, daily temperatures in Tokyo can reach 50°F, while at night they dip to 35°F. On the 20th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Niseko-cho.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Naritasan Omote Sando
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Kanda Myojin ©
Kanda Myojin
Asakusa Shrine ©
Asakusa Shrine
Naritasan Omote Sando ©
Naritasan Omote Sando

2
nights
Niseko-cho

Niseko-cho ©
Ranking as the most popular ski resort in Hokkaido, mountaintop Niseko-cho boasts great slopes and surprisingly vibrant nightlife.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lake Toya. On the 20th (Mon), explore the activities along Lake Toya.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Niseko-cho journey planning website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Tokyo to Niseko-cho. Traveling from Tokyo in January, expect Niseko-cho to be little chillier, temps between 33°F and 25°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Toyako-cho.

Things to do in Niseko-cho

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

White Isle Niseko, Lake Toya
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Hokkaido Backcountry Club ©
Hokkaido Backcountry Club
Lake Toya ©
Lake Toya

1
night
Toyako-cho

Toyako-cho ©
You've now added Lake Toya to your itinerary. On the 22nd (Wed), head outdoors with Rusutsu Resort Ski and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Toya.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Toyako-cho trip planner.

Drive from Niseko-cho to Toyako-cho in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 33°F in January, and nighttime lows around 25°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Toyako-cho

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Lake Toya, Rusutsu Resort Ski
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Rusutsu Resort Ski ©
Rusutsu Resort Ski
Lake Toya ©
Lake Toya

2
nights
Kyoto

Kyoto ©
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Toji and Sanzen-in Temple. For shopping fun, head to Dotombori District or Hankyu Umeda Honten. Venture out of the city with trips to Cup Noodle Museum Osaka Ikeda (in Ikeda) and Arima Onsen (in Kobe). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shimogamo Jinja, admire the natural beauty at Nanzen-ji Temple, steep yourself in history at Tofuku-ji Temple, and don't miss a visit to Eikando Zenrinji Temple.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Kyoto trip maker.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Toyako-cho to Kyoto. Traveling from Toyako-cho in January, things will get a bit warmer in Kyoto: highs are around 48°F and lows about 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Osaka, Cup Noodle Museum Osaka Ikeda, Arima Onsen
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Toji ©
Toji
Eikando Zenrinji Temple ©
Eikando Zenrinji Temple
Tofuku-ji Temple ©
Tofuku-ji Temple

3
nights
Tokyo

Tokyo ©
On the 26th (Sun), explore the world behind art at Nezu Museum and then wander the streets of Odaiba District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kinomiya Shrine, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Samukawa Shrine, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of University of Tokyo, and finally take a stroll through Kagurazaka.

For maps and other tourist information, you can read our Tokyo online trip planner.

You can take a train from Kyoto to Tokyo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Samukawa Shrine, Kinomiya Shrine
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Samukawa Shrine ©
Samukawa Shrine
Nezu Shrine ©
Nezu Shrine
Nezu Museum ©
Nezu Museum

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