14 days in Japan Itinerary

14 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tokyo
— 3 nights
2
Shizuoka
— 2 nights
3
Hamamatsu
— 2 nights
4
Nagoya
— 2 nights
5
Osaka
— 4 nights

3
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: don't miss a visit to Tokyo Tower, admire the masterpieces at Tokyo National Museum, get a sense of history and politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, and enjoy breathtaking views from Tokyo Skytree.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Tokyo trip itinerary planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Tokyo is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Melbourne to Tokyo due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Melbourne, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Tokyo, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can take a train to Shizuoka.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou ©
Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine

2
nights
Shizuoka

Shizuoka ©
With its upmarket shopping districts and scenic coastal landscape, Shizuoka stands as the main urban area of a province often referred to as Japan's riviera.
On the 11th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Meiji Tunnel, don't miss a visit to Ohatago Kashiwaya Historical Museum, thentest the waters at a local thermal spa, and finally get to know the resident critters at Nihondaira Zoo. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Shizuoka City Serizawa Keisuke Art Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kunozan Toshogu Shrine, thenengage your brain at Shizuoka Science Museum Ru Ku Ru, and finally explore the world behind art at Shizuoka City Museum of Art.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Shizuoka holiday planning site.

Take a train from Tokyo to Shizuoka in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Hamamatsu.

Things to do in Shizuoka

Museums Fun & Games Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Ohatago Kashiwaya Historical Museum
Highlights from your plan
Shizuoka City Serizawa Keisuke Art Museum ©
Shizuoka City Serizawa Keisuke Art Museum
Kunozan Toshogu Shrine ©
Kunozan Toshogu Shrine
Thermal Spas

2
nights
Hamamatsu

Hamamatsu ©
An important industrial hub with a sizable immigrant population from South America, Hamamatsu has developed a taste for international cuisine and arts.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): explore the fascinating underground world of Washizawa Fuketsu Cave, get engrossed in the history at Hamamatsu City Regional Heritage Center, thenlet little ones run wild at Miyakoda Park Complex, and finally learn about all things military at Hamamatsu Air Park. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Kyu Akamatsuke Memorial, get outside with Nagisaen, and then browse the exhibits of Ryoun-ji Temple.

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You can take a train from Shizuoka to Hamamatsu in an hour. Another option is to drive. In November, daily temperatures in Hamamatsu can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can take a train to Nagoya.

Things to do in Hamamatsu

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Kyu Akamatsuke Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Miyakoda Park Complex ©
Miyakoda Park Complex
Hamamatsu Air Park
Hamamatsu Air Park
Nagisaen ©
Nagisaen

2
nights
Nagoya

Nagoya ©
Known nationally as an industrial heartland, Nagoya boasts a far more cosmopolitan and cultural core than its reputation would lead you to believe.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): examine the collection at Toyota Commemorative Museum of Industry and Technology, meet the residents at Port of Nagoya Public Aquarium, and then stroll around Chubu Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Nagoya Castle, explore the world behind art at Tokugawa Art Museum, stroll around Higashiyama Park, thencontemplate the long history of Takeda Tei, and finally contemplate the long history of Nagoya Higashiyamaso.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Nagoya travel route planner.

Traveling by train from Hamamatsu to Nagoya takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Hamamatsu in November, expect a bit cooler with lows of °C in Nagoya. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Osaka.

Things to do in Nagoya

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Chubu Park
Highlights from your plan
Chubu Park ©
Chubu Park
Port of Nagoya Public Aquarium ©
Port of Nagoya Public Aquarium
Tokugawa Art Museum ©
Tokugawa Art Museum

4
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Osaka: Kyoto (Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, Kiyomizu-dera Temple, &more). It doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Japan and stop by Dotombori District.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Osaka trip planner.

You can take a train from Nagoya to Osaka in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Nagoya in November, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Osaka: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Osaka

Historic Sites Theme Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Kyoto
Highlights from your plan
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan

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