11 days in Japan Itinerary

11 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Hiroshima
— 1 night
2
Himeji
— 1 night
3
Kyoto
— 4 nights
4
Tokyo
— 4 nights

1
night
Hiroshima

Hiroshima ©
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
On the 14th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima, thentake an in-depth tour of Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Atomic Bomb Dome.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Hiroshima trip planner.

Surabaya, Indonesia to Hiroshima is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and train. Traveling from Surabaya to Hiroshima, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Surabaya in June, with highs in Hiroshima at °C and lows at °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Himeji.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Museums Historic Sites
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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum ©
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima ©
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima
Atomic Bomb Dome ©
Atomic Bomb Dome

1
night
Himeji

Himeji ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Koko-en, thenstep into the grandiose world of Himeji Castle, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Takamikura.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Himeji trip itinerary builder app.

You can take a train from Hiroshima to Himeji in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. June in Himeji sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Himeji

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Mt. Takamikura
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Himeji Castle ©
Himeji Castle
Koko-en ©
Koko-en
Shoshazan Engyoji ©
Shoshazan Engyoji

4
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Universal Studios Japan and Kiyomizu-dera Temple. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kyoto: Dotombori District (in Dotombori) and Osaka (Osaka Shiritsu Toyo Toji Museum, Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan, &more). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, make a trip to Gion, explore the historical opulence of Nijo Castle, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sanjusangendo Temple.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Kyoto road trip planner.

Traveling by train from Himeji to Kyoto takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can take a train to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Theme Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Osaka
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan ©
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple

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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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo Tower. There's much more to do: make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, ponder the world of politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, get curious at National Museum of Nature and Science, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Senso-ji Temple.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Tokyo route app.

You can take a train from Kyoto to Tokyo in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In June in Tokyo, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums Theme Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Tokyo Disneyland
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Edo-Tokyo Museum ©
Edo-Tokyo Museum
Tokyo Disneyland ©
Tokyo Disneyland
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden

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