14 days in Japan & Indonesia Itinerary

14 days in Japan & Indonesia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Asia tour planner

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Tokyo, Japan
— 3 nights
Train
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Kyoto, Japan
— 3 nights
Drive
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Osaka, Japan
— 2 nights
Fly
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Denpasar, Indonesia
— 3 nights
Drive
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Amed, Indonesia
— 1 night
Ferry
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Gili Trawangan, Indonesia
— 1 night
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Ferry to Bangsal, Bus to Kuta Lombok Airport, Foot to Lombok, Fly to Makassar

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Tokyo, Japan

— 3 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.
When in Tokyo, make a side trip to see Tokyo DisneySea in Maihama, approximately Maihama away. Have a day of magic on the 16th (Fri) at Tokyo Disneyland. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, get curious at National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation Miraikan, don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, and admire the landmark architecture of Tokyo Tower.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Tokyo trip planner.

Makassar, Indonesia to Tokyo is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Makassar to Tokyo, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Makassar in April; daily highs in Tokyo reach 22°C and lows reach 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to fly to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Theme Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Kyoto, Japan

— 3 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.
Kyoto is known for historic sites, shopping, and classes. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sanjusangendo Temple, make a trip to Gion, and go for a walk through Philosopher's Walk.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Kyoto travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Tokyo to Kyoto by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Kyoto can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Osaka.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Osaka, Japan

— 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.
On the 21st (Wed), wander the streets of Tobita Shinchi and then find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Japan.

Discover how to plan a Osaka trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Kyoto to Osaka in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Osaka are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Denpasar.

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Denpasar, Indonesia

— 3 nights
A trip to Denpasar takes visitors to the capital of Bali and the gateway to the island.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Denpasar: Ubud (Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary & Threads of Life) and Tanah Lot Temple (in Beraban). There's much more to do: make a splash at Waterbom Bali, discover the deep blue sea with Ocean Gravity Dive Center Bali, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and enjoy the sand and surf at Pantai Sanur.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Denpasar road trip planning website.

Fly from Osaka to Denpasar in 10.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Osaka to Denpasar is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Osaka, expect a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Denpasar, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Amed.

Things to do in Denpasar

Outdoors · Wildlife · Theme Parks · Parks

Side Trips

Amed, Indonesia

— 1 night
A snaking coastline and quaint, sleepy fishing villages characterize Amed, a stretch of shorefront with seven villages in Bali's east.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): see the vivid underwater world at USS Liberty Shipwreck and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Amed trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Denpasar to Amed takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in April, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Gili Trawangan.

Things to do in Amed

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Gili Trawangan, Indonesia

— 1 night
An island holiday in Gili Trawangan offers access to the largest of the three Gili Islands located off the main coast of Lombok.
On the 27th (Tue), soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Gili Trawangan travel route planner.

You can ride a ferry from Amed to Gili Trawangan in 3 hours. April in Gili Trawangan sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gili Trawangan

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Spas

Japan travel guide

4.3
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.

Indonesia travel guide

4.2
Spas · Beaches · Scuba & Snorkeling
Emerald of the Equator
Boasting over 18,000 islands, Indonesia represents the world's largest archipelago, serving as home to about 250 million people. A kaleidoscope of cultures, the country encompasses some 300 ethnic groups and nearly 750 different languages and dialects--an astounding cultural diversity that makes an Indonesia holiday especially rewarding. Begin your Indonesia tour by discovering the country's big cities, huge melting pots bursting with energy and soaked in centuries of dramatic history. From there, head farther afield: the nation's varied landscapes of volcanoes, white-sand beaches, and sprawling tropical forests draw adrenaline junkies seeking an exotic land offering perhaps the world's last truly great outdoor adventures.