14 days in East Asia Itinerary

14 days in East Asia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Japan itinerary planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Tokyo
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Kamakura
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Tokyo
— 1 night
Train
4
Kyoto
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Nara
— 1 night
Drive
6
Kyoto
— 1 night
Train
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Osaka
— 2 nights
Fly
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Tokyo
— 2 nights
Fly

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Tokyo

— 2 nights
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 14th (Mon): take a stroll through Odaiba District and then indulge in some personalized pampering at Arona Spa. On the 15th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Amit Trading Pearls, don't miss a visit to Tokyo Tower, make a trip to Shibuya Crossing, don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, then ponder the world of politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, and finally see the interesting displays at Samurai Museum.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Tokyo trip planner.

Milan, Italy to Tokyo is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Milan to Tokyo. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in June, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kamakura.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods · Spas · Museums · Shopping

Kamakura

— 2 nights

Ancient City

The coastal town of Kamakura sits close to Tokyo, with the ancient settlement featuring a number of important historical and cultural sites.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kakuonji Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shirahata Shrine, Kamakura Hachimangu Shrine, head off the coast to Enoshima Island, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hase-dera Temple Kannondo, then contemplate the long history of Hase-dera Temple, and finally stop by Kotonoichi Kamakura. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jimmu-ji Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tokeiji Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Meigetsuin (Hydrangea Temple), then steep yourself in history at Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kōtoku-in.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Kamakura trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Tokyo to Kamakura by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Tokyo in June, plan for little chillier days in Kamakura, with highs around 25°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can go by car to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kamakura

Historic Sites · Nature · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

Tokyo

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): stroll around Urayasu Traffic Park, discover the magic at Tokyo DisneySea, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Senso-ji Temple, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Tokyo Skytree.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Tokyo trip site.

Traveling by car from Kamakura to Tokyo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Kamakura in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Tokyo, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Parks

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.
On the 19th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sanjusangendo Temple, contemplate the long history of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, and then wander the streets of Gion. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sun): browse for treasures at Maiko Antiques Kyoto, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ryoanji Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kinkaku-ji, then explore the historical opulence of Nijo Castle, and finally shop like a local with Nishiki Market Shopping District.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Kyoto journey planning tool.

Getting from Tokyo to Kyoto by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train; or drive. In June in Kyoto, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Nara.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Nara

— 1 night

Ancient City

The country's first established capital, Nara houses some of the most storied buildings and natural attractions in Japan, with eight World Heritage Sites in total.
On the 21st (Mon), get a tailor-made plan with Japan Tour Adventure in Nara, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Todai-ji Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kasuga Grand Shrine, then stroll around Nara Park, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Nigatsu-do Temple.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Nara online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Kyoto to Nara in an hour. Another option is to take a train. June in Nara sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Kyoto.

Things to do in Nara

Wildlife · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Kyoto

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Heian Shrine, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ginkakuji Temple, then admire the striking features of Jishu Shrine, then don't miss a visit to Kiyomizu-dera Temple, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Chishaku-in Meisho Garden.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Kyoto road trip planning app.

Getting from Nara to Kyoto by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train. Traveling from Nara in June, plan for little chillier nights in Kyoto, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to take a train to Osaka.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Osaka

— 2 nights
Proud of their hometown's distinct culture and dialect, many natives of Osaka describe their city as "Japan's anti-capital." An antidote to Tokyo's hectic energy, Osaka marches to the beat of its own drum, serving as the country's longtime commercial and industrial hub.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Osaka Castle, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan, then make a trip to Kuromon Market, and finally take a stroll through Dotombori District. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Japan and then don't miss a visit to Tempozan Ferris Wheel.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Osaka trip builder app.

Take a train from Kyoto to Osaka in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Osaka, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to fly to Tokyo.

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Tokyo

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Edo-Tokyo Museum, then take a stroll through Akihabara, then have some family-friendly fun at Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Ninomaru Garden. On the 26th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden and then engage your brain at National Museum of Nature and Science.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Tokyo online attractions planner.

You can fly from Osaka to Tokyo in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods · Fun & Games