22 days in Japan Itinerary

22 days in Japan Itinerary

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22 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Tokyo
— 4 nights
Train:  2​h 30​min
2
Kyoto
— 5 nights
Train:  30​min
3
Osaka
— 6 nights
Train:  1​h 45​min
4
Hiroshima
— 5 nights
+2
Train + Subway + Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Mumbai

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 Maihama to see Tokyo DisneySea about 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, get a sense of history and politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, make an unforgettable trip to Tokyo Disneyland, and wander the streets of Odaiba.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Tokyo trip planner.

Mumbai, India to Tokyo is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Mumbai to Tokyo. In March, Tokyo is much colder than Mumbai - with highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Theme Parks Museums

Side Trip

Urayasu
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Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou ©
Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower

5
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.
Go for a jaunt from Kyoto to Nara to see Todai-ji Temple about 1 hour away. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Kiyomizu-dera Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, shop like a local with Nishiki Market Shopping District, and make a trip to Arashiyama.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Kyoto day trip planner .

You can take a train from Tokyo to Kyoto in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. March in Kyoto sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Osaka.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Todai-ji Temple
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

6
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Koya-cho (Torodo Temple, Koyasan Okunoin, & more), Himeji (Nishi no Maru, Himeji Castle, & more) and Nara (Todaiji Temple Cultural Center, Nara Park, & more). There's much more to do: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Japan, take a stroll through Shinsaibashi-suji Shopping Street, see the interesting displays at Hakutsuru Sake Brewery Museum, and step into the grandiose world of Osaka Castle.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Osaka trip itinerary maker tool .

Osaka is just a stone's throw from Kyoto. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in March, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Osaka

Historic Sites Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Himeji, Koya-cho, Nara, Hakutsuru Sake Brewery Museum, Duskin Honsha 2F Terrace
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Sunset Owl Cafe ©
Sunset Owl Cafe
Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Himeji Castle ©
Himeji Castle

5
nights
Hiroshima

Hiroshima ©
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Get out of town with these interesting Hiroshima side-trips: Hatsukaichi (Itsukushima Shrine Torii, Itsukushima Shrine, & more), Ohara Museum of Art (in Kurashiki) and Okayama Korakuen Garden (in Okayama). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, explore the historical opulence of Hiroshima Castle, make a trip to Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima, and stop by Monokoto Store.

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You can take a train from Osaka to Hiroshima in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In April in Hiroshima, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Hatsukaichi, Ohara Museum of Art, Okayama Korakuen Garden
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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum ©
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima ©
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima
Atomic Bomb Dome ©
Atomic Bomb Dome

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