15 days in Japan Itinerary

15 days in Japan Itinerary

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15 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Denver
Fly:  19​h
1
Hiroshima
— 2 nights
Train:  1​h 45​min
2
Kyoto
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Fujikawaguchiko-machi
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Tokyo
— 4 nights
Fly:  16​h
End: Denver

2
nights
Hiroshima

Hiroshima ©
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hiroshima: Hatsukaichi (Itsukushima Shrine, Miyajima, & more) and Mt. Misen (in Miyajima). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, pause for some photo ops at Atomic Bomb Dome, take in nature's colorful creations at Shukkei-en Garden, and admire the masterpieces at Hiroshima Museum of Art.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Hiroshima trip planner.

Denver, USA to Hiroshima is an approximately 19-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. You'll lose 16 hours traveling from Denver to Hiroshima due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Denver in June, Hiroshima is a bit warmer at night with lows of 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can catch the train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Hatsukaichi
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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum ©
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Miyajima ©
Miyajima
Mt. Misen ©
Mt. Misen

3
nights
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.
Kyoto is known for historic sites, shopping, classes, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Japan, don't miss a visit to Heian Shrine, step into the grandiose world of Nijo Castle, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kinkaku-ji.

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Traveling by train from Hiroshima to Kyoto takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry, flight, and train. June in Kyoto sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 67°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Fujikawaguchiko-machi.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Theme Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Universal Studios Japan
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Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple

3
nights
Fujikawaguchiko-machi

Fujikawaguchiko-machi ©
A resort town located in the foothills of Mount Fuji, Fujikawaguchiko-machi acts as a base for many who plan to take one of the trails up the iconic volcano.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Fujikawaguchiko-machi: Onshirin Garden (in Fujiyoshida) and Oshino Omiya Bridge (in Oshino-mura). Spend the 9th (Sun) exploring nature at Fuji Hakone Izu National Park. There's lots more to do: stroll through Mount Fuji, get in on the family fun at Fuji-Q Highland, and explore the activities along Lake Kawaguchi.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Fujikawaguchiko-machi driving holiday planner .

Drive from Kyoto to Fujikawaguchiko-machi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. When traveling from Kyoto in June, plan for slightly colder days in Fujikawaguchiko-machi, with highs around 68°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Tokyo.

Things to do in Fujikawaguchiko-machi

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Fujiyoshida, Mount Fuji, Oshino Omiya Bridge, Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park
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Mount Fuji ©
Mount Fuji
Lake Kawaguchi ©
Lake Kawaguchi
Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park ©
Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park

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.
Go for a jaunt from Tokyo to Urayasu to see Tokyo DisneySea about 30 minutes away. Have a day of magic on the 11th (Tue) at Tokyo Disneyland. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, make a trip to Tokyo Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Senso-ji Temple, and get your game on at Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Tokyo online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Fujikawaguchiko-machi to Tokyo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and subway. While traveling from Fujikawaguchiko-machi, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Tokyo, ranging from highs of 79°F to lows of 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Urayasu
Highlights from your plan
Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou ©
Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou
Tokyo Disneyland ©
Tokyo Disneyland
Tokyo DisneySea ©
Tokyo DisneySea

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