15 days in Japan Itinerary

15 days in Japan Itinerary

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Start: Edmonton
Fly + Drive:  19 h
1
Chitose
— 1 night
Bus:  1 h 30 min
2
Sapporo
— 2 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  2 h 30 min
3
Hakodate
— 1 night
Train:  4 h 30 min
4
Sendai
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
5
Tokyo
— 4 nights
Train + Bus:  1 h 45 min
6
Hakone-machi
— 1 night
Bus + Train:  1 h 45 min
7
Tokyo
— 1 night
Train + Fly:  15 h 30 min
End: Edmonton

1
night
Chitose

Chitose
With the largest international airport on the island, Chitose serves for most visitors as a way in or a way out, rather than a destination in itself.
To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Chitose trip builder tool.

Edmonton, Canada to Chitose is an approximately 21.5- hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 16 hours traveling from Edmonton to Chitose. In June, daily temperatures in Chitose can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. On the 18th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Sapporo.

Things to do in Chitose

Parks Shopping Outdoors

2
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.
For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Sapporo trip planner.

Sapporo is just a stone's throw from Chitose. Traveling from Chitose in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in Sapporo, with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Hakodate.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

1
night
Hakodate

Hakodate
A gateway to the island, Hakodate has gained a reputation for its waterfront attractions, its proximity to some of the island's most popular natural sites, and its seafood.
To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Hakodate trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Sapporo to Hakodate by combination of flight and shuttle takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Hakodate can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. On the 21st (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Sendai.

Things to do in Hakodate

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

3
nights
Sendai

Sendai ©
Human history and nature combine seamlessly in Sendai, with the influence of each never far away in this green and storied city.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Risshaku-ji Temple and Tanabata Museum. Take a break from Sendai with a short trip to Okama Crater in Zao-machi, about 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Konsho-ji Temple.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Sendai vacation site.

Traveling by train from Hakodate to Sendai takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Hakodate in June; daily highs in Sendai reach 25°C and lows reach 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Tokyo.

Things to do in Sendai

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Risshaku-ji Temple, Okama Crater
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Okama Crater ©
Okama Crater
Risshaku-ji Temple ©
Risshaku-ji Temple
Tanabata Museum ©
Tanabata 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.
Ginza and Odaiba are good opportunities to explore the local culture.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Tokyo trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by train from Sendai to Tokyo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. While traveling from Sendai, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Tokyo, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 22°C. You'll set off for Hakone-machi on the 28th (Fri).

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Shopping
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Odaiba ©
Odaiba
Ginza ©
Ginza

1
night
Hakone-machi

Hakone-machi ©
Sitting at the foot of Mount Fuji, Hakone-machi has become a popular retreat from Tokyo for locals and tourists alike.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): hike along Hakone Stone‐paved Road and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Ashi (Ashinoko).

To see ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Hakone-machi travel planner.

Traveling by combination of train and bus from Tokyo to Hakone-machi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Tokyo in June, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Hakone-machi: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 21°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Sat) before leaving for Tokyo.

Things to do in Hakone-machi

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Lake Ashi (Ashinoko) ©
Lake Ashi (Ashinoko)
Hakone Stone‐paved Road ©
Hakone Stone‐paved Road

1
night
Tokyo

Tokyo ©
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Senso-ji Temple and then admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden.

For photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Tokyo trip planning app.

Do a combination of bus and train from Hakone-machi to Tokyo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Hakone-machi in June, expect nights in Tokyo to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 30°C. On the 30th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple
Kimono Me ©
Kimono Me
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden

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