19 days in Japan Itinerary

19 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Tokyo
1
Tokyo
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
2
Fujiyoshida
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Hakone-machi
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 15 min
4
Hamamatsu
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h
5
Nagoya
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h
6
Kyoto
— 2 nights
Train:  30 min
7
Osaka
— 2 nights
End: Osaka

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Edo-Tokyo Museum, Pokemon Mega Center Tokyo, Tokyo Dome City Attractions, and other attractions you added. Family-friendly places like Tokyo Disneyland and Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Tokyo Tower, examine the collection at Sumo Museum, take a stroll through Ginza, and make a trip to Shibuya Crossing.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Tokyo trip planner.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiports are Tokyo Haneda International Airport, Narita International Airport and Hyakuri Airport. In January, daily temperatures in Tokyo can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. On the 15th (Fri), you're off to Fujiyoshida.

Things to do in Tokyo

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Urayasu
Highlights from your plan
Tokyo Disneyland ©
Tokyo Disneyland
Tokyo DisneySea ©
Tokyo DisneySea
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden

3
nights
Fujiyoshida

Fujiyoshida ©
A gateway to the volcano, Fujiyoshida sits in the shadow of a giant, and everything across the city seemingly points toward the iconic symbol of national pride, Mount Fuji.
You've added Arakura Fuji Sengen Jinja, Fujisan Museum, Oshino Shinobi no Sato, and other attractions to your itinerary.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Fujiyoshida tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Tokyo to Fujiyoshida in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Tokyo in January, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Fujiyoshida: temperatures range from 5°C by day to 3°C at night. You will leave for Hakone-machi on the 18th (Mon).

Things to do in Fujiyoshida

Theme Parks Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Fujikawaguchiko-machi, Narusawa-mura, Oshino-mura
Highlights from your plan
Fuji-Q Highland ©
Fuji-Q Highland
Saiko Iyashi no Sato Nemba ©
Saiko Iyashi no Sato Nemba
Arakura Fuji Sengen Jinja ©
Arakura Fuji Sengen Jinja

1
night
Hakone-machi

Hakone-machi ©
Sitting at the foot of Mount Fuji, Hakone-machi has become a popular retreat from Tokyo for locals and tourists alike.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hakone Ropeway as well as Hakone Kowakien Yunessun. On the 18th (Mon), revel in the low prices at Gotemba Premium Outlets, thentake some stellar pictures from Hakone Ropeway, and then cool off at Hakone Kowakien Yunessun.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Hakone-machi trip planner.

You can drive from Fujiyoshida to Hakone-machi in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Hakone-machi are 5°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. You'll set off for Hamamatsu on the 19th (Tue).

Things to do in Hakone-machi

Spas Baths Theme Parks

Side Trip

Gotemba Premium Outlets
Highlights from your plan
Hakone Kowakien Yunessun ©
Hakone Kowakien Yunessun
Hakone Ropeway ©
Hakone Ropeway
Gotemba Premium Outlets ©
Gotemba Premium Outlets

2
nights
Hamamatsu

Hamamatsu ©
An important industrial hub with a sizable immigrant population from South America, Hamamatsu has developed a taste for international cuisine and arts.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hamanako Palpal, Hamamatsu Flower Park, May One, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): make a trip to Hamamatsu Air Park, contemplate the long history of Hamamatsu Castle Tower Gate, and then browse the different shops at May One. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Hamamatsu Flower Park and then find something for the whole family at Hamanako Palpal.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Hamamatsu day trip planning site.

Drive from Hakone-machi to Hamamatsu in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Hakone-machi in January, expect nights in Hamamatsu to be about the same, around 5°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 10°C. You'll set off for Nagoya on the 21st (Thu).

Things to do in Hamamatsu

Theme Parks Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Hamanako Palpal ©
Hamanako Palpal
Hamamatsu Air Park
Hamamatsu Air Park
Hamamatsu Flower Park ©
Hamamatsu Flower Park

4
nights
Nagoya

Nagoya ©
Known nationally as an industrial heartland, Nagoya boasts a far more cosmopolitan and cultural core than its reputation would lead you to believe.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Nabana no Sato, Nagashima Spa Land, Port of Nagoya Public Aquarium, and other attractions. Kids will appreciate attractions like Toyota Commemorative Museum of Industry and Technology and Nagoya Castle. Get out of town with these interesting Nagoya side-trips: Suzuka (Suzuka Circuit & Yuenchi Motopia, SUZUKA CIRKIT). Next up on the itinerary: get curious at Nagoya City Science Museum.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Nagoya travel planning app.

Getting from Hamamatsu to Nagoya by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In January, Nagoya is little chillier than Hamamatsu - with highs of 7°C and lows of 1°C. On the 25th (Mon), you're off to Kyoto.

Things to do in Nagoya

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Suzuka, Kuwana
Highlights from your plan
Nagashima Spa Land ©
Nagashima Spa Land
Port of Nagoya Public Aquarium ©
Port of Nagoya Public Aquarium

2
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Kimono Tea Ceremony Maikoya Kyoto, Katsura Imperial Villa, 東映太秦映画村, and other attractions. On the 25th (Mon), have some family-friendly fun at Geisha and Maiko Makeover Experience in Kyoto Gion Aya, thenhave some family-friendly fun at NINJA VR KYOTO, and then make a trip to Kiyomizu-dera Temple. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Kyoto Imperial Palace, visit 東映太秦映画村, thenmake a trip to Nijo Castle, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Katsura Imperial Villa, and finally take in the local highlights with Kimono Tea Ceremony Maikoya Kyoto.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Kyoto trip itinerary builder.

You can take a train from Nagoya to Kyoto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in January, and nighttime lows around 1°C. You'll set off for Osaka on the 27th (Wed).

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Fun & Games Tours
Highlights from your plan
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
NINJA VR KYOTO ©
NINJA VR KYOTO

2
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 Harukas 300 Observation Deck, Shinsaibashi-suji Shopping Street, Tempozan Harbor Village, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): hit the sights you want to with Osaka Wonder Loop, explore the historical opulence of Osaka Castle, stop by Shinsaibashi-suji Shopping Street, thenwander the streets of Dotombori District, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Harukas 300 Observation Deck. On your second day here, get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Japan, make a trip to Tempozan Harbor Village, thenmake a trip to Tempozan Ferris Wheel, and finally admire nature's wide array of creatures at Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan.

For maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Osaka trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Kyoto to Osaka in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In January in Osaka, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Osaka

Shopping Theme Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Suita
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan ©
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan
Osaka Castle ©
Osaka Castle

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