21 days in Japan & Gold Coast Itinerary

21 days in Japan & Gold Coast Itinerary

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Gold Coast, Australia
— Few hours
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Narita, Japan
— 1 night
3
Tokyo, Japan
— 1 night
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Fuji, Japan
— 1 night
5
Osaka, Japan
— 1 night
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Kyoto, Japan
— Few hours
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Hiroshima, Japan
— 1 night
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Tokyo, Japan
— 2 nights
9
Narusawa-mura, Japan
— 3 nights
10
Fujikawaguchiko-machi, Japan
— 2 nights
11
Hakone-machi, Japan
— 3 nights
12
Suita, Japan
— 3 nights

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Gold Coast, Australia

Gold Coast
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Gold Coast trip planner.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiports are Brisbane International Airport and Gold Coast Airport. May in Gold Coast sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 28th (Tue), you'll travel to Narita.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Outdoors Tours Parks

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Narita, Japan

Narita
Pilgrims and aviators come to Narita, a town known during the Edo period for its temple, and now known primarily for its airport.
To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Narita trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Gold Coast to Narita takes 12.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is minus 1 hour. In May, daytime highs in Narita are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Wed) before leaving for Tokyo.

Things to do in Narita

Parks Historic Sites Museums

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Tokyo, Japan

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 Tokyo National Museum, teamLab☆Planets and Ginza. Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at teamLab☆Planets, shop like a local with Ginza, and then explore the world behind art at Tokyo National Museum.

For other places to visit and tourist information, go to the Tokyo trip planning website.

You can drive from Narita to Tokyo in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Narita in May since evenings lows in Tokyo dip to °C. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Thu) before leaving for Fuji.

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums Neighborhoods Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Tokyo National Museum ©
Tokyo National Museum
Ginza ©
Ginza
teamLab☆Planets ©
teamLab☆Planets

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Fuji, Japan

Fuji ©
Fuji is a city in eastern Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mishima Taisha, Yume no Tsuribashi Suspension Bridge, Mishima Skywalk, and other attractions you added. On the 30th (Thu), take in the pleasant sights at Mishima Skywalk, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kuon-ji Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mishima Taisha.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Fuji itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Tokyo to Fuji takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Tokyo in May, expect nights in Fuji to be about the same, around °C, while days are little chillier, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Osaka.

Things to do in Fuji

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mishima, Kuon-ji Temple, Yume no Tsuribashi Suspension Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Kuon-ji Temple ©
Kuon-ji Temple
Mishima Taisha ©
Mishima Taisha
Yume no Tsuribashi Suspension Bridge ©
Yume no Tsuribashi Suspension Bridge

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Osaka, Japan

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.
You've added Umeda Sky Building, Information Shinsekai Hondori Shopping Street, Senko-ji Temple, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): see the interesting displays at Todaiji Temple Cultural Center, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Senko-ji Temple, get answers to all your questions at Information Shinsekai Hondori Shopping Street, thentake a stroll through Dotombori District, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kasuga Grand Shrine, and finally contemplate the long history of Osaka Castle.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Osaka online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Fuji to Osaka in 5 hours. Traveling from Fuji in May, you will find days in Osaka are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Kyoto.

Things to do in Osaka

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Nara, Mt. Koya
Highlights from your plan
Nara Park ©
Nara Park
Osaka Castle ©
Osaka Castle
Dotombori District ©
Dotombori District

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Kyoto, Japan

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 added Walking tours, Rental Kimono Yumebijin Gion Honten, Philosopher's Walk, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): head outdoors with Rental Kimono Yumebijin Gion Honten, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kinkaku-ji, get to know the fascinating history of Katsura Imperial Villa, go for a walk through Philosopher's Walk, thentake a peaceful walk through The Bamboo Forest Trail, and finally contemplate the long history of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Kyoto route planning tool.

Take a train from Osaka to Kyoto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Kyoto can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 1st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Kinkaku-ji ©
Kinkaku-ji
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Gion
Gion

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Hiroshima, Japan

Hiroshima
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
To find reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Hiroshima online day trip planner.

Take a train from Kyoto to Hiroshima in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Hiroshima are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Tokyo.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Parks Historic Sites Museums

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Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo ©
Explore Tokyo further: take an in-depth tour of Edo-Tokyo Museum.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Tokyo online itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Hiroshima to Tokyo in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. You'll set off for Narusawa-mura on the 5th (Wed).

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Edo-Tokyo Museum ©
Edo-Tokyo Museum

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Narusawa-mura, Japan

Narusawa-mura ©
A village at the foothills of Mt.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mt. Fuji 5th Station. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Thu): examine the collection at Narusawa Mt. Fuji Museum, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Narusawa Ice Cave, thendon't miss a visit to Mt. Fuji 5th Station, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fuji Asama Shrine.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Narusawa-mura tour planner.

Drive from Tokyo to Narusawa-mura in 2 hours. Traveling from Tokyo in June, expect nights in Narusawa-mura to be about the same, around °C, while days are slightly colder, around °C. On the 8th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Fujikawaguchiko-machi.

Things to do in Narusawa-mura

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Fujinomiya Route, Fuji Asama Shrine
Highlights from your plan
Narusawa Ice Cave ©
Narusawa Ice Cave
Fujinomiya Route
Fujinomiya Route
Fujiten Snow Resort ©
Fujiten Snow Resort

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Fujikawaguchiko-machi, Japan

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Aokigahara Forest. On the 8th (Sat), make a trip to Saiko Iyashi no Sato Nemba and then take a peaceful walk through Aokigahara Forest. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sun): stroll through Maizuru Castle Park, explore the historical opulence of Kofu Castle, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Takeda Shrine, thenadmire the masterpieces at Kawaguchiko Music Forest Museum, and finally explore the activities along Lake Kawaguchi.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Fujikawaguchiko-machi visit planning website.

You can drive from Narusawa-mura to Fujikawaguchiko-machi in an hour. June in Fujikawaguchiko-machi sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to drive to Hakone-machi.

Things to do in Fujikawaguchiko-machi

Theme Parks Parks Nature

Side Trips

Kofu, Fuji-Q Highland
Highlights from your plan
Fuji-Q Highland ©
Fuji-Q Highland
Lake Kawaguchi ©
Lake Kawaguchi
Kawaguchiko Music Forest Museum ©
Kawaguchiko Music Forest Museum

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Hakone-machi, Japan

Hakone-machi ©
Sitting at the foot of Mount Fuji, Hakone-machi has become a popular retreat from Tokyo for locals and tourists alike.
You've now added Hakone Ropeway to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): take some stellar pictures from Hakone Ropeway, thenadmire the natural beauty at Hakone Shisseikaen, thenexplore the activities along Lake Ashi (Ashinoko), and finally steep yourself in history at Hakone Shrine / Kuzuryu Shrine Singu. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Wed): explore the world behind art at The Hakone Open-Air Museum and then cool off at Hakone Kowakien Yunessun.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Hakone-machi online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Fujikawaguchiko-machi to Hakone-machi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Hakone-machi, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Suita.

Things to do in Hakone-machi

Theme Parks Spas Baths

Side Trip

Odawara Castle
Highlights from your plan
Hakone Kowakien Yunessun ©
Hakone Kowakien Yunessun
The Hakone Open-Air Museum ©
The Hakone Open-Air Museum
Hakone Shrine / Kuzuryu Shrine Singu ©
Hakone Shrine / Kuzuryu Shrine Singu

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Suita, Japan

Suita ©
A smaller metropolis near Osaka, Suita remains best known for hosting the World's Fair in 1970.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Redhorse Osaka Wheel as well as Expo '70 Commemorative Park. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Redhorse Osaka Wheel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Cup Noodle Museum Osaka Ikeda, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Waterfall of Mino, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Daimon-ji Temple, and finally get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Nifrel.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Suita day trip planning app.

Drive from Hakone-machi to Suita in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or fly. Traveling from Hakone-machi in June, you will find days in Suita are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). On the 16th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Suita

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Takarazuka, Mino, Daimon-ji Temple, Cup Noodle Museum Osaka Ikeda, Itami Sky Park
Highlights from your plan
Waterfall of Mino ©
Waterfall of Mino
Cup Noodle Museum Osaka Ikeda ©
Cup Noodle Museum Osaka Ikeda
Kiyoshikojin Seichoji ©
Kiyoshikojin Seichoji

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