22 days in Japan & Salvador Itinerary

22 days in Japan & Salvador Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Salvador, Brazil
— 4 nights
2
Sapporo, Japan
— 3 nights
3
Aomori, Japan
— 4 nights
4
Kobe, Japan
— 3 nights
5
Tokyo, Japan
— 6 nights

4
nights
Salvador, Brazil

Salvador ©
Nowhere are the traditions of Brazil's African-background community as strong as in Salvador, the colorful, historical capital of Bahia state.
Explore Salvador's surroundings by going to Guarajuba Beach (in Guarajuba) and Praia do Forte (Piscinas Naturais, Forte Beach, &more). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Pelourinho, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Farol da Barra, take in panoramic vistas at Elevator Lacerda, and pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Salvador driving holiday planner.

If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major aiport is Deputado Luiz Eduardo Magalhães International Airport. September in Salvador sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Sapporo.

Things to do in Salvador

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Praia do Forte, Guarajuba Beach
Highlights from your plan
Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim ©
Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim
Pelourinho ©
Pelourinho
Elevator Lacerda ©
Elevator Lacerda

3
nights
Sapporo, Japan

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.
Take a break from Sapporo with a short trip to Otaru Canal in Otaru, about 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: walk around Odori Park, see where the action happens at Sapporo Dome, tour the pleasant surroundings at Okurayama Lookout, and get a sense of history and politics at Former Hokkaido Government Office Building.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Salvador to Sapporo. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 12 hours traveling from Salvador to Sapporo. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Salvador in September, with highs in Sapporo at °C and lows at °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Aomori.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Otaru Canal
Highlights from your plan
Odori Park ©
Odori Park
Otaru Canal ©
Otaru Canal
Okurayama Lookout ©
Okurayama Lookout

4
nights
Aomori, Japan

Aomori ©
Facing Mutsu Bay on the northernmost tip of Honshu, Aomori is a bustling regional capital known for its fresh seafood and modern architecture.
Venture out of the city with trips to Hirosaki (Omoide Shop Sakura House & Hirosaki Food Market, Niji no Mart), Towada (Itomuka no Irie, Towada Shrine, &more) and Kuroishi (Narumi Jozoten, Josenji Temple, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Shirakami Sanchi, get outside with Hakkoda Odake, contemplate the waterfront views at Jogakura Stream, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saruka Shrine.

Before you visit Aomori, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can fly from Sapporo to Aomori in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of car and ferry. In September in Aomori, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Kobe.

Things to do in Aomori

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Towada, Kuroishi, Hirosaki, Hirakawa, Inakadate Mura Tanbo Art
Highlights from your plan
Oirase Mountain Stream ©
Oirase Mountain Stream
Choshi Otaki Waterfall ©
Choshi Otaki Waterfall
Saruka Shrine ©
Saruka Shrine

3
nights
Kobe, Japan

Kobe ©
Walkable, small, and aesthetically charming, Kobe has served as Japan's first and premier international trading outpost since opening to trade with China in the mid-19th century.
Venture out of the city with trips to Takarazuka (Nakayama-dera Temple Gohyakurakando, Nakayama-dera Temple Hondo, &more), Himeji (Tenku no Shirasagi, Himeji Castle, &more) and Itami Sky Park (in Itami). The adventure continues: gain insight at Disaster Reduction and Human Renovation Institution, wander the streets of Kobe Harborland, take a memorable drive along Royu Driveway, and examine the collection at Hakutsuru Sake Brewery Museum.

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Getting from Aomori to Kobe by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In September, Kobe is a bit warmer than Aomori - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can take a train to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kobe

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Himeji, Takarazuka, Royu Driveway, Itami Sky Park
Highlights from your plan
Himeji Castle ©
Himeji Castle
Koko-en ©
Koko-en

6
nights
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.
Tokyo is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Tokyo Tower, admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, explore the world behind art at Tokyo National Museum, and get your game on at Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou.

For photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Tokyo tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Kobe to Tokyo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums Neighborhoods Tours

Side Trip

Tokyo DisneySea
Highlights from your plan
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden

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