15 days in Japan Itinerary

15 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Hiroshima
— 3 nights
2
Osaka
— 3 nights
3
Kanazawa
— 3 nights
4
Tokyo
— 4 nights

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 visit kid-friendly attractions like Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima and Itsukushima Shrine. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hiroshima: Ohara Museum of Art (in Kurashiki), Okayama Korakuen Garden (in Okayama) and Miyajima (in Hatsukaichi). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Atomic Bomb Dome, pause for some photo ops at Children's Peace Monument, explore the historical opulence of Hiroshima Castle, and take an in-depth tour of Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Hiroshima trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

New Delhi, India to Hiroshima is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Hiroshima. Traveling from New Delhi in August, you will find days in Hiroshima are slightly colder (36°C), and nights are about the same (29°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Osaka.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Hatsukaichi, Ohara Museum of Art, Okayama Korakuen Garden
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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum ©
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Itsukushima Shrine ©
Itsukushima Shrine
Miyajima
Miyajima

3
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 appreciate attractions like Universal Studios Japan and Kinkaku-ji. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Osaka: Kyoto (Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, Kiyomizu-dera Temple, &more). The adventure continues: observe the fascinating underwater world at Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan and stop by Dotombori District.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Osaka trip itinerary planning tool.

You can take a train from Hiroshima to Osaka in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In August, daily temperatures in Osaka can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Kanazawa.

Things to do in Osaka

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Kyoto
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Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan ©
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple

3
nights
Kanazawa

Kanazawa
An old castle town largely unspoiled during World War II, Kanazawa features well-preserved architecture spread across a range of districts.
Family-friendly places like Gongenmori Beach and Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Kanazawa side-trips: Shirakawa-mura (Shirakawago Gassho Zukuri Minkaen & The Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go Gassho Style Houses) and Chirihama Nagisa Driveway (in Hakui). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Kenrokuen Garden, make a trip to Omicho Market, wander the streets of Higashichaya Old Town, and step into the grandiose world of Kanazawa Castle.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Kanazawa driving holiday planning app.

Traveling by car from Osaka to Kanazawa takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Traveling from Osaka in August, expect nights in Kanazawa to be about the same, around 27°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 35°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kanazawa

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Shirakawa-mura, Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum, Gongenmori Beach, Chirihama Nagisa Driveway
Highlights from your plan
Kenrokuen Garden
Kenrokuen Garden
Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum ©
Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum
Chirihama Nagisa Driveway ©
Chirihama Nagisa Driveway

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.
Family-friendly places like Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Tokyo Tower, don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, get curious at National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation Miraikan, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Senso-ji Temple.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Tokyo holiday planning app.

Traveling by train from Kanazawa to Tokyo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Tokyo are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Theme Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Urayasu
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Tokyo Disneyland ©
Tokyo Disneyland
Tokyo DisneySea ©
Tokyo DisneySea
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden

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