15 days in Japan Itinerary

15 days in Japan Itinerary

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Tokyo
— 1 night
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Hiroshima
— 2 nights
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Okayama
— 1 night
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Osaka
— 3 nights
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Nara
— Few hours
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Kyoto
— 1 night
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Shizuoka
— 1 night
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Yokohama
— 1 night
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Tokyo
— 3 nights

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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.
For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Tokyo trip itinerary maker website.

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major aiports are Tokyo Haneda International Airport, Narita International Airport and Ibaraki Airport / JASDF Hyakuri Air Base. In March, daytime highs in Tokyo are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. You'll set off for Hiroshima on the 25th (Wed).

Things to do in Tokyo

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Itsukushima Shrine Torii, Peace Flame and Atomic Bomb Dome. Discover out-of-the-way places like Peace Bell and Memorial Tower to the Mobilized Students. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima and get engrossed in the history at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Hiroshima trip app.

Traveling by train from Tokyo to Hiroshima takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train; or drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 6°C. You'll set off for Okayama on the 28th (Sat).

Things to do in Hiroshima

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum ©
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Peace Bell ©
Peace Bell
Peace Flame ©
Peace Flame

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Okayama

Okayama ©
A major transit hub in western Japan, Okayama provides a convenient mid-point between Kyoto, Osaka, and Hiroshima.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Yumeji Art Museum (Yumeji-Kyodo Bijutsukan), admire the natural beauty at Okayama Korakuen Garden, then examine the collection at Inujima Seirensho Art Museum, then head off the coast to Inujima, and finally explore the landscape on two wheels at Kibi Plain Bicycle Route.

For maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Okayama trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Hiroshima to Okayama by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Hiroshima in March, Okayama is a bit cooler at night with lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can take a train to Osaka.

Things to do in Okayama

Parks · Museums · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Okayama Korakuen Garden ©
Okayama Korakuen Garden
Inujima Seirensho Art Museum ©
Inujima Seirensho Art Museum
Inujima ©
Inujima

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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.
You've added Minoo Park, Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan, Mint Museum, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): walk around Kemasakuranomiya Park, step into the grandiose world of Osaka Castle, then make a trip to Hozenji Yokocho, then make a trip to Hōzen-ji Temple, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Dotombori District. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nakanoshima Park, then get a sense of history and politics at Mint Museum, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan, and finally walk around Minoo Park.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Osaka tour itinerary builder app.

You can take a train from Okayama to Osaka in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in March, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Nara.

Things to do in Osaka

Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Kemasakuranomiya Park ©
Kemasakuranomiya Park
Osaka Castle ©
Osaka Castle
Mint Museum ©
Mint Museum

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Nara

Nara ©

Ancient City

The country's first established capital, Nara houses some of the most storied buildings and natural attractions in Japan, with eight World Heritage Sites in total.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Nara Park and then pause for some photo ops at Todai-ji Temple.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Nara trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Osaka to Nara takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In April, daytime highs in Nara are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kyoto.

Things to do in Nara

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Nara Park ©
Nara Park
Todai-ji Temple ©
Todai-ji Temple

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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.
You've now added Nanzen-ji Temple to your itinerary.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Kyoto trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Nara to Kyoto in an hour. Another option is to take a train. Traveling from Nara in April, plan for a bit cooler nights in Kyoto, with lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Shizuoka.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Kitano Tenmangu Shrine ©
Kitano Tenmangu Shrine
Nanzen-ji Temple ©
Nanzen-ji Temple

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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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shizuoka Sengen Shrine, explore the world behind art at Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art, and then steep yourself in history at Satta-toge Pass.

For traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Shizuoka road trip planner.

Getting from Kyoto to Shizuoka by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Shizuoka can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Yokohama.

Things to do in Shizuoka

Highlights from your plan
Satta-toge Pass ©
Satta-toge Pass
Shizuoka Sengen Shrine ©
Shizuoka Sengen Shrine
Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art ©
Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art

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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.
To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Yokohama tour planner.

You can drive from Shizuoka to Yokohama in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and subway; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 13°C. On the 4th (Sat), you'll travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Yokohama

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Tokyo

Tokyo ©
You've now added Kagurazaka to your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Asakusa Shrine and Nezu Shrine. Take a break from Tokyo with a short trip to Mt. Takao in Hachioji, about 52 minutes away. Enjoy Tokyo some more: take in nature's colorful creations at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, admire the striking features of Tokyo Tower, and don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Tokyo visit planner.

Getting from Yokohama to Tokyo by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. On the 7th (Tue), you're off to home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
Asakusa Shrine ©
Asakusa Shrine
Mt. Takao ©
Mt. Takao

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