22 days in Japan Itinerary

22 days in Japan Itinerary

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22 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Gold Coast
Fly + bus:  17​h 15​min
1
Urayasu
— 3 nights
subway:  1​h
2
Tokyo
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
3
Kyoto
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Hiroshima
— 3 nights
train:  2​h
5
Osaka
— 5 nights
train:  3​h 15​min
6
Tokyo
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Gold Coast

3
nights
Urayasu

Urayasu ©
A city lying on Tokyo Bay, Urayasu used to stand separate from the giant metropolis next door, but now, even though it belongs to another prefecture, it seems part of the capital.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Tokyo Disneyland. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): get in on the family fun at Tokyo Disneyland. On the 6th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make an unforgettable trip to Tokyo DisneySea.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Urayasu road trip planning tool .

Gold Coast, Australia to Urayasu is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) to Japan Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In April, Urayasu is little chillier than Gold Coast - with highs of 20°C and lows of 16°C. You'll set off for Tokyo on the 7th (Tue).

Things to do in Urayasu

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Tokyo DisneySea ©
Tokyo DisneySea
Tokyo Disneyland ©
Tokyo Disneyland

2
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.
For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Tokyo online trip itinerary planner .

Tokyo is very close to Urayasu. Traveling from Urayasu in April, plan for little chillier nights in Tokyo, with lows around 12°C. You will leave for Kyoto on the 9th (Thu).

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

4
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.
Kamigamo Shrine and Kitano Tenmangu Shrine will appeal to history buffs. Daigo-ji Temple and Nijo Castle are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Kiyomizu-dera Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Nishi Honganji, and don't miss a visit to Heian Shrine.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Kyoto travel website .

You can take a train from Tokyo to Kyoto in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Kyoto can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Mon) before leaving for Hiroshima.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Ninna-ji Temple ©
Ninna-ji Temple
Kitano Tenmangu Shrine ©
Kitano Tenmangu Shrine

3
nights
Hiroshima

Hiroshima ©
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Popular historic sites such as Mitaki Temple and Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima are in your itinerary. Hiroshima National Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims and Hiroshima Children's Museum will appeal to museum buffs. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, explore the activities along Motoyasu River, get a taste of the local shopping with Kamiyacho, and step into the grandiose world of Hiroshima Castle.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Hiroshima vacation planner .

You can take a train from Kyoto to Hiroshima in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In April in Hiroshima, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Thu) before leaving for Osaka.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Museums Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Mitaki Temple ©
Mitaki Temple
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum ©
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum

5
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.
For shopping fun, head to Dotonbori or Tower Knives Osaka. Kids will enjoy Universal Studios Japan and Kids Plaza Osaka. And it doesn't end there: get a sense of history and politics at Mint Museum, take in the history at Chausuyama, explore the historical opulence of Osaka Castle, and examine the collection at Modern Transportation Museum.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Osaka journey maker website .

Traveling by train from Hiroshima to Osaka takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In April in Osaka, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Osaka

Historic Sites Theme Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Osaka Castle ©
Osaka Castle
Kids Plaza Osaka ©
Kids Plaza Osaka
Hozenji Yokocho ©
Hozenji Yokocho

3
nights
Tokyo

Tokyo ©
Kids will appreciate attractions like Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings and Subway Museum. Nezu Museum and Tokyo National Museum The Heiseikan are good opportunities to explore the local culture. See even more of Tokyo: have some family-friendly fun at Samurai Armor Photo Studio and contemplate the waterfront views at Meguro River.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Tokyo online travel planner .

You can take a train from Osaka to Tokyo in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. On the 24th (Fri), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Samurai Armor Photo Studio ©
Samurai Armor Photo Studio
Tokyo National Museum The Heiseikan ©
Nezu Museum ©
Nezu Museum

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