24 days in Japan Itinerary

24 days in Japan Itinerary

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Tokyo
— 9 nights
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Kanazawa
— 1 day
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Kyoto
— 3 nights
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Osaka
— 6 nights
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Ishigaki
— 1 night
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Onna-son
— 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 Imperial Palace, Hakone Ropeway, Owaku-dani Valley, and other attractions you added. There's still lots to do: visit Akihabara.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Tokyo trip itinerary site.

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Tokyo is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Japan Standard Time (JST), which is usually a 3.5 hour difference. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in April, expect Tokyo to be cooler, temps between 22°C and 12°C. On the 13th (Thu), you're off to Kanazawa.

Things to do in Tokyo

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Odaiba District ©
Odaiba District
Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple
Nikko Tosho-gu ©
Nikko Tosho-gu

1
day
Kanazawa

Kanazawa ©
An old castle town largely unspoiled during World War II, Kanazawa features well-preserved architecture spread across a range of districts.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Oyama Shrine, Nagamachi Neighborhood, Kenrokuen Garden, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): take a stroll through Higashichaya Old Town, step into the grandiose world of Kanazawa Castle, admire the natural beauty at Kenrokuen Garden, then wander the streets of Nagamachi Neighborhood, and finally steep yourself in history at Oyama Shrine.

Plan my day in Kanazawa using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can take a train from Tokyo to Kanazawa in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from Tokyo in April, expect a bit cooler with lows of 8°C in Kanazawa. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Kyoto.

Things to do in Kanazawa

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kanazawa Castle ©
Kanazawa Castle
Higashichaya Old Town ©
Higashichaya Old Town
Oyama Shrine ©
Oyama Shrine

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Ninna-ji Temple, Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, Sanjusangendo Temple, and other attractions you added. Do some cultural sightseeing at Kiyomizu-dera Temple and Nijo Castle. There's more to do: wander the streets of Gion.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Kyoto visit planner.

Getting from Kanazawa to Kyoto by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Kyoto are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Osaka.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
Highlights from your plan
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Universal Studios Japan, Osaka Castle, Isagawa Shrine, and other attractions you added. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Dotombori District.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Osaka road trip app.

Traveling by car from Kyoto to Osaka takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Ishigaki.

Things to do in Osaka

Parks · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Nara Park ©
Nara Park
Osaka Castle ©
Osaka Castle
Dotombori District ©
Dotombori District

1
night
Ishigaki

Ishigaki ©
Ishigaki, the most populous island in the chain, features the country's southernmost city and acts as a transport hub for exploring the landmasses that surround.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): explore the activities along Kabira Bay, then head outdoors with Yonehara Beach, then take in panoramic vistas at Tamatorizaki Observatory, and finally enjoy the sea views from Cape Hirakubozaki.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Ishigaki travel route builder app.

Fly from Osaka to Ishigaki in 5.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Osaka in April, with highs in Ishigaki at 30°C and lows at 24°C. On the 23rd (Sun), you're off to Onna-son.

Things to do in Ishigaki

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Cape Hirakubozaki ©
Cape Hirakubozaki
Kabira Bay ©
Kabira Bay
Yonehara Beach ©
Yonehara Beach

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Onna-son

Onna-son ©
Located on the coast in the middle of the island, Onna-son has become known for its beaches and seaside economy.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium, Kouri Island, Naminoue-gu Shrine, and other attractions you added. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Cape Manzamo.

For reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Onna-son road trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Ishigaki to Onna-son takes 5 hours. Traveling from Ishigaki in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Onna-son, with lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Onna-son

Parks · Adventure · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Cape Manzamo ©
Cape Manzamo
Shurijo Castle ©
Shurijo Castle
Naminoue-gu Shrine ©
Naminoue-gu Shrine

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