15 days in Japan Itinerary

15 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Fukuoka
— 2 nights
2
Hiroshima
— 3 nights
3
Sapporo
— 4 nights
4
Oga
— 1 night
5
Tokyo
— 4 nights

2
nights
Fukuoka

Fukuoka
The largest city on the island, Fukuoka formed through the merger of two former cities that had grown up either side of the Naka River.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamado Shrine, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dazaifu Tenman-gu, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Komyozen-ji Temple, thentake in panoramic vistas at Komenoyama Obsevatory, and finally explore the world behind art at Fukuoka Asian Art Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed): go for a walk through Ohori Park, get engrossed in the history at Fukuoka City Museum, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hakozaki Shrine, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tochoji Temple.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Fukuoka trip planning tool.

Johor Bahru, Malaysia to Fukuoka is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Johor Bahru to Fukuoka is 1 hour. Traveling from Johor Bahru in December, expect Fukuoka to be much colder, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to take a train to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Dazaifu, Komenoyama Obsevatory
Highlights from your plan
Dazaifu Tenman-gu
Dazaifu Tenman-gu
Kamado Shrine ©
Kamado Shrine
Hakozaki Shrine ©
Hakozaki Shrine

3
nights
Hiroshima

Hiroshima ©
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Momijidani Park and The Cenotaph. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hiroshima: Hatsukaichi (Miyajima, Itsukushima Shrine Torii, &more). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the history behind Peace Bell, take an in-depth tour of Hiroshima National Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims, contemplate the long history of Atomic Bomb Dome, and take in nature's colorful creations at Shukkei-en Garden.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Hiroshima trip itinerary planner.

Take a train from Fukuoka to Hiroshima in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Hiroshima are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Sapporo.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Hatsukaichi
Highlights from your plan
Atomic Bomb Dome ©
Atomic Bomb Dome
Momijidani Park ©
Momijidani Park
Peace Bell ©
Peace Bell

4
nights
Sapporo

Sapporo ©
A modern, bustling city known for its beer brewery, Sapporo attracts millions of visitors with its Snow Festival, during which elaborate ice and snow sculptures are exhibited all over town.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Niseko Mountain Resort Grand Hirafu Ski Place and Niseko Hanazono Resort. Venture out of the city with trips to Kyowa-cho (Kakashi Furusato-kan Museum & Shinsennuma), Lieutenant Lerch Statue (in Kutchan-cho) and Niseko-cho (Soga Hokuei Stone Circle & Niseko Annupuri International Ski Area). Next up on the itinerary: take in panoramic vistas at Sapporo JR Tower Observatory T38, contemplate the long history of Hokkaido Jingu, stroll around Nakajima Park, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sapporo Korei Shrine.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Sapporo day trip planning site.

You can fly from Hiroshima to Sapporo in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Hiroshima in December: highs in Sapporo hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Oga.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Kutchan-cho, Kyowa-cho, Niseko-cho
Highlights from your plan
Niseko Mountain Resort  Grand Hirafu Ski Place ©
Niseko Hanazono Resort ©
Niseko Hanazono Resort
Sapporo JR Tower Observatory T38 ©
Sapporo JR Tower Observatory T38

1
night
Oga

Oga ©
Oga is a city located in Akita Prefecture, Japan.As of May 2015, the city has an estimated population of 29,318, and a population density of 122 persons per km2. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Kampu, observe the fascinating underwater world at Oga Aquarium Gao, thensee the interesting displays at Namahage Museum, and finally get engrossed in the history at Ogashinzan Traditional Museum.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Oga day trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Sapporo to Oga. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Sapporo in December: highs in Oga hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Oga

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Ogashinzan Traditional Museum ©
Ogashinzan Traditional Museum
Mt. Kampu ©
Mt. Kampu
Namahage Museum ©
Namahage Museum

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Tokyo City View Observation Deck (Roppongihills) and Kawara Smash Kawarana. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, take in panoramic vistas at Observatory, Seaside Top, admire the striking features of Tokyo Skytree, and admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Tokyo trip itinerary builder app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Oga to Tokyo. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Oga in December; daily highs in Tokyo reach °C and lows reach °C. On the 4th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower

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