15 days in Japan Itinerary

15 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Manila, Luzon
Fly:  7 h 30 min
1
Tokyo
— 2 nights
Fly:  8 h 30 min
2
Sapporo
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
3
Asahikawa
— 1 day
Train:  1 h 30 min
4
Sapporo
— 2 nights
Train:  45 min
5
Otaru
— Few hours
Train:  1 h
6
Sapporo
— Few hours
Fly + Bus:  4 h
7
Osaka
— 3 nights
Train:  30 min
8
Kyoto
— Few hours
Train:  30 min
9
Nara
— Few hours
Train:  30 min
10
Osaka
— 1 night
Train:  3 h
11
Tokyo
— 4 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
End: Manila, Luzon


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2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Pokemon Mega Center Tokyo, Ueno Park and Owl Cafe & Bar Owl Village, Harajuku. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): get your game on at Owl Cafe & Bar Owl Village, Harajuku, stroll around Ueno Park, and then look for gifts at Pokemon Mega Center Tokyo.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Tokyo online holiday maker.

Manila, Philippines to Tokyo is an approximately 8- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. The time zone difference moving from Philippine Standard Time (PST) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Manila in March, things will get much colder in Tokyo: highs are around 17°C and lows about 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sapporo.

Things to do in Tokyo

Parks Shopping Fun & Games
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Ueno Park ©
Ueno Park
Pokemon Mega Center Tokyo ©
Pokemon Mega Center Tokyo
Owl Cafe & Bar Owl Village, Harajuku ©
Owl Cafe & Bar Owl Village, Harajuku

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Fushimi Inari Shrine, Sapporo Satoland and Mt. Moiwa. On the 27th (Tue), get great views at Mt. Moiwa.

To find photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Sapporo online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Tokyo to Sapporo by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. When traveling from Tokyo in March, plan for much colder days in Sapporo, with highs around 1°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Asahikawa.

Things to do in Sapporo

Theme Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Sapporo Satoland ©
Sapporo Satoland
Fushimi Inari Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari Shrine
Mt. Moiwa ©
Mt. Moiwa

1
day
Asahikawa

Asahikawa ©
Perched on the confluence of four rivers and surrounded by green hills, Asahikawa combines a modern city experience with the pristine nature nearby.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Asahiyama Zoo as well as Asahikawa Ramen Village. On the 29th (Thu), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Asahiyama Zoo and then find something for the whole family at Asahikawa Ramen Village.

For photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Asahikawa trip itinerary planning site.

Take a train from Sapporo to Asahikawa in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Asahikawa can reach 0°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Sapporo.

Things to do in Asahikawa

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Theme Parks
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Asahiyama Zoo ©
Asahiyama Zoo
Asahikawa Ramen Village ©
Asahikawa Ramen Village

2
nights
Sapporo

Sapporo ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sapporo TV Tower, Odori Park and Shiroi Koibito Park. Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): get in on the family fun at Shiroi Koibito Park, steep yourself in history at Sapporo Clock Tower, then stroll around Odori Park, and finally get great views at Sapporo TV Tower.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Sapporo travel route planner.

You can take a train from Asahikawa to Sapporo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to take a train to Otaru.

Things to do in Sapporo

Theme Parks Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Shiroi Koibito Park ©
Shiroi Koibito Park
Sapporo Clock Tower ©
Sapporo Clock Tower
Odori Park ©
Odori Park

few
hours
Otaru

Otaru ©
The port city of Otaru has long attracted domestic visitors, drawn in by the city's many historic buildings, and has started to garner international attention, too.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Musicbox Hall Kaimeiro Ironai as well as Otaru Canal. On the 31st (Sat), don't miss a visit to Otaru Canal and then stop by Musicbox Hall Kaimeiro Ironai.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Otaru journey planner.

You can take a train from Sapporo to Otaru in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. March in Otaru sees daily highs of 1°C and lows of -1°C at night. On the 31st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Sapporo.

Things to do in Otaru

Shopping Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Musicbox Hall Kaimeiro Ironai ©
Musicbox Hall Kaimeiro Ironai
Otaru Canal ©
Otaru Canal

few
hours
Sapporo

Sapporo
For traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Sapporo trip maker site.

Traveling by train from Otaru to Sapporo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. On the 31st (Sat), you'll travel to Osaka.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Universal Studios Japan, Dotombori, Kids Plaza Osaka, and other attractions you added. Keep things going the next day: stroll around Osaka Castle Park, then explore the engaging exhibits at Kids Plaza Osaka, and then wander the streets of Dotombori.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Osaka trip builder.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Sapporo to Osaka takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. Traveling from Sapporo in March, you will find days in Osaka are warmer (16°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (5°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can catch the train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Dotombori ©
Dotombori
Kids Plaza Osaka ©
Kids Plaza Osaka

few
hours
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 Arashiyama to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): take in the pleasant sights at Arashiyama.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Kyoto day trip app.

Kyoto is very close to Osaka. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Nara.

Things to do in Kyoto

Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Arashiyama ©
Arashiyama

few
hours
Nara

Nara ©
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.
You've now added Isuien Garden to your itinerary. On the 3rd (Tue), appreciate the history behind Todai-ji Temple, then take in nature's colorful creations at Isuien Garden, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Nara Park.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Nara trip planner.

Traveling by train from Kyoto to Nara takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway and train. Traveling from Kyoto in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Nara, with lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can catch the train to Osaka.

Things to do in Nara

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

1
night
Osaka

Osaka
To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Osaka day trip planner.

Traveling by train from Nara to Osaka takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Nara in April, Osaka is little chillier at night with lows of 12°C. You will leave for Tokyo on the 4th (Wed).

Things to do in Osaka

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

4
nights
Tokyo

Tokyo ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes TOKYO ONE PIECE TOWER as well as Diver City Tokyo Plaza.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Tokyo trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Osaka to Tokyo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. On the 8th (Sun), you're off to home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Theme Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
TOKYO ONE PIECE TOWER ©
TOKYO ONE PIECE TOWER
Diver City Tokyo Plaza ©
Diver City Tokyo Plaza

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