24 days in Japan Itinerary

24 days in Japan Itinerary

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Tokyo
— 4 nights
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Kyoto
— 1 night
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Osaka
— 3 nights
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Shirakawa-mura
— 1 night
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Urayasu
— 3 nights
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Shinagawa
— 3 nights
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Hakone-machi
— 3 nights
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Fujikawaguchiko-machi
— 3 nights

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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 Asakusa as well as Shibuya Crossing. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, get engrossed in the history at Edo-Tokyo Museum, admire the masterpieces at Tokyo National Museum, and admire the striking features of Tokyo Tower.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Tokyo online attractions planner.

Atambua, Indonesia to Tokyo is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Atambua to Tokyo is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in November, and nighttime lows around 11°C. You'll set off for Kyoto on the 6th (Fri).

Things to do in Tokyo

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Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou ©
Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower

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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 day by day itinerary now includes Gion as well as Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, wander the streets of Gion, explore the historical opulence of Nijo Castle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kinkaku-ji, then admire the striking features of Kyutei Omuro, and finally make a trip to Kiyomizu-dera Temple.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Kyoto road trip planning tool.

Traveling by train from Tokyo to Kyoto takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Osaka.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

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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 Himeji (Otokoyama Haisuiike Park, Koko-en, &more). And it doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Japan, examine the collection at Osaka Shiritsu Toyo Toji Museum, wander the streets of Dotombori District, and have some family-friendly fun at Sunset Owl Cafe.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Osaka route builder.

You can take a train from Kyoto to Osaka in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. November in Osaka sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can drive to Shirakawa-mura.

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

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Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Himeji Castle ©
Himeji Castle
Osaka Castle ©
Osaka Castle

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Shirakawa-mura

Shirakawa-mura ©
Set amid quintessentially Japanese landscape, Shirakawa-mura consists of 16 quaint villages, including a historic village of farm houses, now designated a World Heritage Site.
On the 11th (Wed), steep yourself in history at Kanda house, then steep yourself in history at Wada House, then enjoy breathtaking views from Tenshukakau Observatory, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of The Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go Gassho Style Houses.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Shirakawa-mura trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Osaka to Shirakawa-mura in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and car; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in November, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Urayasu.

Things to do in Shirakawa-mura

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Wada House ©
Wada House
Kanda house ©
Kanda house

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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.
Tokyo DisneySea has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): make an unforgettable trip to Tokyo Disneyland, then find something for the whole family at Tokyo DisneySea, and then walk around Urayasu Sports Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Urayasu Traffic Park, have some family-friendly fun at Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique, buy something for everyone on your list at Ikspiari, stop by Bon Voyage, then visit Urayasu Sports Park Indoor And Swimming Pool, and finally stroll around Urayasu Comprehensive Park.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Urayasu trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of car and train from Shirakawa-mura to Urayasu in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Shirakawa-mura in November since evenings lows in Urayasu dip to 14°C. On the 14th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Shinagawa.

Things to do in Urayasu

Theme Parks · Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Tokyo DisneySea ©
Tokyo DisneySea
Tokyo Disneyland ©
Tokyo Disneyland
Urayasu Sports Park Indoor And Swimming Pool ©

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Shinagawa

Shinagawa
On a trip to Shinagawa, a special ward of Tokyo, you can take advantage of its status as a transportation hub with easy access to a plethora of destinations.
To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Shinagawa tour itinerary planner.

Shinagawa is just a short distance from Urayasu. In November, daily temperatures in Shinagawa can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. On the 17th (Tue), you're off to Hakone-machi.

Things to do in Shinagawa

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Museums

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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hakone-machi: Fujikawaguchiko-machi (Kawaguchiko Muse Museum, Atae Yuki Bldg., Lake Kawaguchi, &more). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Narukawa Art Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hakone Shrine / Kuzuryu Shrine Singu, trek along Hakone Stoneā€paved Road, and get engrossed in the history at Hakone Shrine.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Hakone-machi sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Shinagawa to Hakone-machi takes 2 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Shinagawa in November: highs in Hakone-machi hover around 13°C, while lows dip to 11°C. On the 20th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Fujikawaguchiko-machi.

Things to do in Hakone-machi

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

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Narukawa Art Museum ©
Narukawa Art Museum
Lake Kawaguchi ©
Lake Kawaguchi
Itchiku Kubota Art Museum ©
Itchiku Kubota Art Museum

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Fujikawaguchiko-machi

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Fujinomiya (Kengamine & Fujisan Hongu Sengen Taisha Shrine) and Mt. Fuji 5th Station (in Narusawa-mura). There's lots more to do: contemplate the geological forces at Mount Fuji, make a trip to Saiko Iyashi no Sato Nemba, explore the world behind art at Itchiku Kubota Art Museum, and see the interesting displays at Kawaguchiko Muse Museum, Atae Yuki Bldg..

To find where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Fujikawaguchiko-machi trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Hakone-machi to Fujikawaguchiko-machi by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in November, and nighttime lows around 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Fujikawaguchiko-machi

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Lake Kawaguchi ©
Lake Kawaguchi
Mount Fuji ©
Mount Fuji
Itchiku Kubota Art Museum ©
Itchiku Kubota Art Museum

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