19 days in Japan Itinerary

19 days in Japan Itinerary

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Tokyo
— 2 nights
Train
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Osaka
— 9 nights
Drive
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Nakatsugawa
— 2 nights
+2
Drive to Chubu Centrair International Airport, Fly to Fukuoka Airport, Drive to Takachiho-cho
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Takachiho-cho
— 2 nights
+2
Drive to Fukuoka Airport, Fly to Chubu Centrair International Airport, Drive to Suzuka
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Suzuka
— 2 nights
Drive

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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.
Let the collections at Tokyo National Museum and Edo-Tokyo Museum capture your imagination. Head to Ginza and Takeshita Streetfor some retail therapy. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Senso-ji Temple, get to know the resident critters at Ueno Zoo, stop by Asakusa, and take a stroll through Odaiba District.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Tokyo trip maker site.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiports are Tokyo Haneda International Airport, Narita International Airport and Ibaraki Airport / JASDF Hyakuri Air Base. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in October, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Osaka.

Things to do in Tokyo

Highlights from your trip
Senso-ji Temple ©
Religious Site
Senso-ji Temple
4.4
Odaiba District ©
Neighborhood
Odaiba District
4.2

9
nights
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.
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and Kinkaku-ji are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get in touch with nature at Nara Park and Mt. Koya. Get out of town with these interesting Osaka side-trips: Hakutsuru Sake Brewery Museum (in Kobe), Nara (Todaiji Temple Cultural Center & Todai-ji Temple) and Kyoto (Ryoanji Temple, Gion, &more). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Himeji Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kongobu-ji Temple, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan, and contemplate the long history of Osaka Castle.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Osaka holiday builder app.

Traveling by train from Tokyo to Osaka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. October in Osaka sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Nakatsugawa.

Things to do in Osaka

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Kinkaku-ji ©
Must see
Kinkaku-ji
4.4

2
nights
Nakatsugawa

Nakatsugawa is a city located in the Tōnō region of Gifu Prefecture, Japan. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): hike along Nakasendo Tsumagojuku.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Nakatsugawa online route planner.

Traveling by car from Osaka to Nakatsugawa takes 3.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Nakatsugawa are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Takachiho-cho.

Things to do in Nakatsugawa

Trails · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Nakasendo Tsumagojuku ©
Hiking Trail
Nakasendo Tsumagojuku
4.6
Nakasendo Magome-juku ©
Hiking Trail
Nakasendo Magome-juku
4.3

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nights
Takachiho-cho

The mountain town of Takachiho-cho remains a place of great importance to Japan's spiritual and natural heritage, and the point where these two things intersect.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): go for a walk through Amano Yasugawara, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Amano Iwato Shrine, browse the eclectic array of goods at Takachiho Gamadase Market, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Takachiho Shrine, and finally take in breathtaking views at Takachiho Gorge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Mon): admire the sheer force of Manai Falls, then don't miss a visit to Shirakawa Springs, then stop by Michi-no-Eki Asobonosato Kugino, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kaguraden.

To see maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Takachiho-cho road trip site.

Explore your travel options from Nakatsugawa to Takachiho-cho with the Route module. Traveling from Nakatsugawa in October, you will find days in Takachiho-cho are a bit warmer (28°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Suzuka.

Things to do in Takachiho-cho

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Takachiho Shrine ©
Religious Site
Takachiho Shrine
4.4
Amano Iwato Shrine ©
Religious Site
Amano Iwato Shrine
4.4

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Suzuka

Suzuka is a city located in Mie Prefecture, Japan.As of August 2015, the city had an estimated population of 196,853 and a population density of 1,010 persons per km². Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): buy something for everyone on your list at Mitsui Outlet Park Jazz Dream Nagashima, then get engrossed in the history at Kuwana City Museum, and then bet on your favorite at Suzuka Circuit. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Shinmaiko Marine Park, then see the interesting displays at Mizkan Museum, and then take in panoramic vistas at Centrair Sky Deck.

You can plan Suzuka trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Takachiho-cho to Suzuka. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Suzuka

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Mizkan Museum ©
History Museum
Mizkan Museum
3.8
Azuchi Castle Ruins ©
Historic Site
Azuchi Castle Ruins
3.8

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