14 days in Japan Itinerary

14 days in Japan Itinerary

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Start: Tokyo
1
Tokyo
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
2
Kanazawa
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h 15 min
3
Kobe
— Few hours
Train:  30 min
4
Osaka
— 2 nights
Train:  30 min
5
Kyoto
— 3 nights
Train + Bus:  3 h 45 min
6
Hakone-machi
— 1 day
Bus + Train:  1 h 30 min
7
Yokohama
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
End: Tokyo

4
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.
Tokyo is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, take in panoramic vistas at Tokyo Skytree, don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, and see the interesting displays at Edo-Tokyo Museum.

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If you are flying in from India, the closest major aiports are Tokyo Haneda International Airport, Narita International Airport and Hyakuri Airport. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Kanazawa.

Things to do in Tokyo

Theme Parks Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Urayasu
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Tokyo Disneyland ©
Tokyo Disneyland
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine

2
nights
Kanazawa

Kanazawa ©
An old castle town largely unspoiled during World War II, Kanazawa features well-preserved architecture spread across a range of districts.
On the 6th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Seisonkaku Villa, admire the striking features of Kanazawa Station, then wander the streets of Higashichaya Old Town, then contemplate the long history of Kanazawa Castle, and finally walk around Kenrokuen Garden.

For reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Kanazawa vacation planner.

Take a train from Tokyo to Kanazawa in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Tokyo in April since evenings lows in Kanazawa dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Tue) to allow time for the train ride to Kobe.

Things to do in Kanazawa

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Kanazawa Castle ©
Kanazawa Castle
Kenrokuen Garden
Kenrokuen Garden
Higashichaya Old Town ©
Higashichaya Old Town

few
hours
Kobe

Kobe
Walkable, small, and aesthetically charming, Kobe has served as Japan's first and premier international trading outpost since opening to trade with China in the mid-19th century.
To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Kobe travel route builder app.

Traveling by train from Kanazawa to Kobe takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Kobe when traveling from Kanazawa in April, with lows around 14°C. You'll set off for Osaka on the 7th (Tue).

Things to do in Kobe

Historic Sites Parks Museums

2
nights
Osaka

Osaka ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Japan and then don't miss a visit to Kuromon Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Osaka Castle, then get your game on at Sunset Owl Cafe, then stop by Dotombori District, and finally admire nature's wide array of creatures at Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan.

For more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Osaka trip planner.

Osaka is very close to Kobe. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in April, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
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Sunset Owl Cafe ©
Sunset Owl Cafe
Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Osaka Castle ©
Osaka Castle

3
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.
On the 10th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Kodai-ji Temple, then admire the striking features of Jishu Shrine, then steep yourself in history at Kiyomizu-dera Temple, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Gion. On the 11th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Nijo Castle, then contemplate the long history of Sanjusangendo Temple, then steep yourself in history at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koshojibetsuin Ryozenhobyo.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Kyoto trip itinerary builder app.

Kyoto is just a stone's throw from Osaka. April in Kyoto sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Hakone-machi.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Jishu Shrine
Highlights from your plan
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

1
day
Hakone-machi

Hakone-machi ©
Sitting at the foot of Mount Fuji, Hakone-machi has become a popular retreat from Tokyo for locals and tourists alike.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at The Hakone Open-Air Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Ashi (Ashinoko), then take some stellar pictures from Hakone Ropeway, and finally don't miss a visit to Owaku-dani Valley.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Hakone-machi trip builder site.

Do a combination of train and bus from Kyoto to Hakone-machi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Kyoto in April: highs in Hakone-machi hover around 15°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Yokohama.

Things to do in Hakone-machi

Museums Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
The Hakone Open-Air Museum ©
The Hakone Open-Air Museum
Lake Ashi (Ashinoko) ©
Lake Ashi (Ashinoko)
Owaku-dani Valley ©
Owaku-dani Valley

2
nights
Yokohama

Yokohama ©
Once a small fishing town, Yokohama was one of the first ports to welcome foreign trade in the 19th century, after which it grew into Japan's second largest city and a bustling metropolis.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise. On the 13th (Mon), observe the fascinating underwater world at Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Yokohama trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and train from Hakone-machi to Yokohama in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Hakone-machi in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in Yokohama, with highs around 21°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. You'll set off for home on the 14th (Tue).

Things to do in Yokohama

Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise ©
Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise

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