15 days in Japan Itinerary

15 days in Japan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Japan visit planner

Make it your trip
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Onna-son
— 3 nights
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Tokyo
— 4 nights
Train
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Kyoto
— 5 nights
Train
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Hiroshima
— 2 nights
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Onna-son

— 3 nights
Located on the coast in the middle of the island, Onna-son has become known for its beaches and seaside economy.
Sefa-Utaki and Kudakajima Yohaijo are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll get in some beach time at Emerald Beach and Manza Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Onna-son: Motobu-cho (Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium, Okichan Theater, &more). Next up on the itinerary: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, don't miss a visit to Cape Manzamo, and stop by Onna Station Nakayukui Market.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Onna-son journey maker website.

Singapore, Singapore to Onna-son is an approximately 10-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Onna-son is 1 hour. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Singapore in April: high temperatures in Onna-son hover around 28°C and lows are around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Onna-son

Parks · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Tokyo

— 4 nights
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.
Head to Ginza and Takeshita Streetfor plenty of shopping. Get some cultural insight at Senso-ji Temple and Odaiba District. Take a break from Tokyo with a short trip to Tokyo Disneyland in Maihama, about 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, get a sense of history and politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, and explore the galleries of Tokyo National Museum.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Tokyo trip builder site.

Getting from Onna-son to Tokyo by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, ferry, and train; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Onna-son in April, with highs in Tokyo at 22°C and lows at 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods · Shopping · Theme Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kyoto

— 5 nights
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Nara Park and Fuuka-Kimono. Get some cultural insight at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and Kinkaku-ji. Get out of town with these interesting Kyoto side-trips: Todai-ji Temple (in Nara), Universal Studios Japan (in Osaka) and Dotombori District (in Dotombori). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Gion, steep yourself in history at Sanjusangendo Temple, step into the grandiose world of Nijo Castle, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ryoanji Temple.

For ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Kyoto route app.

You can take a train from Tokyo to Kyoto in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Neighborhoods · Wildlife

Side Trips

Hiroshima

— 2 nights

City of Peace

Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): step off the mainland to explore Miyajima, take an in-depth tour of Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, and then explore the historical opulence of Hiroshima Castle. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima and then steep yourself in history at Atomic Bomb Dome.

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

Traveling by train from Kyoto to Hiroshima takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Hiroshima can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. On the 18th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Japan travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Landmarks · Historic Sites
Land of the Rising Sun
Part of a volcanic archipelago that encompasses over 6,800 islands, Japan remains one of Asia's most fascinating tourist destinations, where a blend of modernity and tradition creates a look and feel completely different from any other place in the world. A tour of Japan lets you discover big cities filled with ancient temples and innovative skyscrapers, as well as quiet country landscapes dotted with castles, perfectly manicured gardens, cherry orchards, and primeval forests seemingly untouched by the hand of mass tourism. Many tourists on vacation in Japan devote lots of time to the country's unique cuisine, prepared with painstaking attention to detail and a genius for simple yet effective presentation.