14 days in Japan Itinerary

14 days in Japan Itinerary

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Akita
— Few hours
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Hiroshima
— 2 nights
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Himeji
— 1 night
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Kyoto
— 3 nights
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Miyazu
— 1 night
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Fujiyoshida
— 3 nights
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Tokyo
— 3 nights

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Akita

Akita
The coastal city of Akita has gained a wider reputation for its Kanto Matsuri, or "pole lantern festival," where skilled performers balance long bamboo poles on their foreheads with glowing paper lanterns attached to the end.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): get outside with Suishinen and then get engrossed in the history at Katsuhira Tokushi Memorial.

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Sendai to Akita is an approximately 3-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sendai in June, expect little chillier with lows of 19°C in Akita. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Akita

Outdoors · Museums

2
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Hiroshima

Hiroshima

City of Peace

Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): contemplate the long history of Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima, steep yourself in history at Atomic Bomb Dome, then explore the historical opulence of Hiroshima Castle, and finally step off the mainland to explore Miyajima. Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with Paddle Park, then explore the world behind art at Hiroshima Museum of Art, and then take an in-depth tour of Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum.

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You can do a combination of flight, bus, and train from Akita to Hiroshima in 6.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from Akita in June, Hiroshima is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can take a train to Himeji.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Miyajima
Miyajima
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima ©
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima
Atomic Bomb Dome ©
Atomic Bomb Dome

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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 4th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Himeji Castle and then hike along Mt Shosha hiking.

For where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Himeji vacation maker website.

Traveling by train from Hiroshima to Himeji takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. June in Himeji sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Himeji

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Himeji Castle ©
Himeji Castle
Mt Shosha hiking ©
Mt Shosha hiking

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.
Get some historical perspective at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and Sanjusangendo Temple. Visiting Nara Park and Kyoto Isshu Trail, Higahiyama Fuahimi Inari Course will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kinkaku-ji, explore the historical opulence of Osaka Castle, make a trip to Nijo Castle, and contemplate the long history of Heian Shrine.

To find traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Kyoto trip itinerary app.

Take a train from Himeji to Kyoto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. June in Kyoto sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can drive to Miyazu.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Kinkaku-ji ©
Kinkaku-ji
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine

1
night
Miyazu

Miyazu ©
Though home to one of Japan's long-admired "three views," few people know Miyazu by name.
On the 8th (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at Miyazu Catholic Church, take in the dramatic scenery at Kanabiki Waterfall, don't miss a visit to Kyu Mikamiye House, then explore the activities along Amanohashidate, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Nariaiji Temple, and finally contemplate the long history of Sumiyoshi Shrine.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Miyazu holiday builder.

Traveling by car from Kyoto to Miyazu takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Kyoto in June, you will find days in Miyazu are slightly colder (28°C), and nights are about the same (23°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can go by car to Fujiyoshida.

Things to do in Miyazu

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Nariaiji Temple ©
Nariaiji Temple
Miyazu Catholic Church ©
Miyazu Catholic Church
Kanabiki Waterfall ©
Kanabiki Waterfall

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Fujiyoshida

Fujiyoshida ©
A gateway to the volcano, Fujiyoshida sits in the shadow of a giant, and everything across the city seemingly points toward the iconic symbol of national pride, Mount Fuji.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Mount Fuji and Arayayama Shrine Okumiya. Escape the urban bustle at Taba Canyon and America Camp Village. Change things up with these side-trips from Fujiyoshida: Mt.Momokura (in Otsuki), Mt. Kumotori (in Okutama-machi) and Hijiri Falls (in Yamato-cho). It doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Fudo Falls and take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Shakushi.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Fujiyoshida trip site.

Drive from Miyazu to Fujiyoshida in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or fly. When traveling from Miyazu in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Fujiyoshida, with highs around 23°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Tokyo.

Things to do in Fujiyoshida

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Mount Fuji ©
Mount Fuji
Mt. Kumotori ©
Mt. Kumotori
America Camp Village ©
America Camp Village

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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Senso-ji Temple and Tokyo National Museum. Popular historic sites such as Kōtoku-in and Hase-dera Temple are in your itinerary. Take a break from Tokyo with a short trip to Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine in Kamakura, about 54 minutes away. There's much more to do: make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, explore the galleries of Fukagawa Edo Museum, wander the streets of Odaiba District, and admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Tokyo road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Fujiyoshida to Tokyo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. While traveling from Fujiyoshida, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Tokyo, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple
Kōtoku-in ©
Kōtoku-in
Hase-dera Temple ©
Hase-dera Temple

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