14 days in Japan Itinerary

14 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tokyo
— 4 nights
2
Yuzawa
— 1 night
3
Kyoto
— 3 nights
4
Osaka
— 5 nights

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Tokyo Disneyland and Odaiba District. There's much more to do: make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, admire the landmark architecture of Tokyo Tower, get engrossed in the history at Edo-Tokyo Museum, and get a sense of history and politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Tokyo driving holiday planning website.

Jakarta, Indonesia to Tokyo is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Western Indonesia Time (WIB) to Japan Standard Time (JST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Jakarta in January, with highs in Tokyo at °C and lows at °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Yuzawa.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Theme Parks Museums

Side Trip

Tokyo Disneyland
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Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou ©
Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou
Tokyo Disneyland ©
Tokyo Disneyland
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden

1
night
Yuzawa

Yuzawa ©
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): take in the natural beauty of Kawarage Oyutaki Falls, witness a stunning natural landmark at Kawarage Jigoku, thentake some stellar pictures from Oyasukyo Daifunto, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Kawara no Yukko.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Yuzawa sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Tokyo to Yuzawa takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Tokyo in January; daily highs in Yuzawa reach °C and lows reach °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Yuzawa

Nature Parks
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Oyasukyo Daifunto ©
Oyasukyo Daifunto

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.
Kids will enjoy Kiyomizu-dera Temple and Sanjusangendo Temple. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, take in the pleasant sights at Arashiyama, steep yourself in history at Kitano Tenmangu Shrine, and don't miss a visit to Nijo Castle.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Kyoto sightseeing site.

Explore your travel options from Yuzawa to Kyoto with the Route module. In January, Kyoto is a bit warmer than Yuzawa - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Osaka.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

5
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.
Kids will enjoy Universal Studios Japan and Osaka Shiritsu Toyo Toji Museum. Explore Osaka's surroundings by going to Nara Park (in Nara), Disaster Reduction and Human Renovation Institution (in Kobe) and Himeji (Himeji Castle, Koko-en, &more). And it doesn't end there: visit Dotombori District, step into the grandiose world of Osaka Castle, take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Koya, and get your game on at Sunset Owl Cafe.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Osaka day trip app.

Take a train from Kyoto to Osaka in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Osaka can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 24th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Osaka

Historic Sites Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

Himeji, Nara Park, Disaster Reduction and Human Renovation Institution, Mt. Koya
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Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Himeji Castle ©
Himeji Castle
Osaka Shiritsu Toyo Toji Museum ©
Osaka Shiritsu Toyo Toji Museum

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