24 days in Japan Itinerary

24 days in Japan Itinerary

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Tokyo
— 4 nights
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Chiyoda-machi
— 2 nights
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Ome
— 2 nights
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Sagamihara
— 2 nights
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Kamakura
— 3 nights
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Yugawara-machi
— 2 nights
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Hakone-machi
— 3 nights
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Kyoto
— 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.
Odaiba District and Akihabara are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Relax by the water at Odaiba Kaihin Koen (Odaiba Seaside Park) and Kasai Beach Park. Take a break from Tokyo with a short trip to Tokyo DisneySea in Maihama, about 40 minutes away. There's much more to do: go all around town with Street Kart Shibuya, wander the streets of Ginza, explore the world behind art at Tokyo National Museum, and relax and rejuvenate at Waho-An NATURE Tokyo.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Tokyo trip planner.

Rome, Italy to Tokyo is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Traveling from Rome to Tokyo, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Rome in January: highs in Tokyo hover around 11°C, while lows dip to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Chiyoda-machi.

Things to do in Tokyo

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Waho-An NATURE Tokyo ©
Waho-An NATURE Tokyo
Odaiba District ©
Odaiba District
Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple

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Chiyoda-machi

Chiyoda-machi ©
On the 15th (Sun), take an in-depth tour of Museum of The Sakitama Ancient Burial Mounds, delve into the distant past at Sakitama Kofun Park, don't miss a visit to Oshi Castle, examine the collection at Gyoda City Folk Museum, then relax and rejuvenate at Gokurakuyu Hanyu Onsen, and finally don't miss a visit to Hanyu Parking Area Upline. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: grab your bike and head to Chiyoda Town Cycling Road, walk around Nakasato Park, steep yourself in history at Gyodahachiman Shrine, stroll through Poppy Happy Square, then head outdoors with Kakyu no sato, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sakitama Shrine.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Chiyoda-machi trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Tokyo to Chiyoda-machi in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Tokyo in January since evenings lows in Chiyoda-machi dip to -2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Ome.

Things to do in Chiyoda-machi

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

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Sakitama Kofun Park ©
Sakitama Kofun Park
Museum of The Sakitama Ancient Burial Mounds ©
Gyodahachiman Shrine ©
Gyodahachiman Shrine

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Ome

Ome ©
Ōme is a city located in the western portion of Tokyo Metropolis, in the central Kantō region of Japan., the city had an estimated population of 136,071 and a population density of 1320 persons per km². Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Daihigan-ji Temple, make a trip to Tenguiwa, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Mitake, make a trip to Musashi Mitake Shrine, then sample the tasty concoctions at Ozawa Sake Brewery, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Sawanoien.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Ome travel planning tool.

Traveling by car from Chiyoda-machi to Ome takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Sagamihara.

Things to do in Ome

Historic Sites · Baths · Nature · Spas

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Chichibu Shrine ©
Chichibu Shrine
Mt. Kumotori ©
Mt. Kumotori
Mt. Mitake ©
Mt. Mitake

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Sagamihara

Sagamihara ©
Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Sagamihara City Museum, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Tama Zoological Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Takahata Fudoson Kongo-ji Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Yabo Tenmangu, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Okunitama Shrine, and finally wander the streets of Susukino.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Sagamihara trip builder.

You can drive from Ome to Sagamihara in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Ome in January, plan for little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in Sagamihara: temperatures range from 4°C by day to 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to drive to Kamakura.

Things to do in Sagamihara

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

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Mt. Takao ©
Mt. Takao
Susukino ©
Susukino
Yabo Tenmangu ©
Yabo Tenmangu

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Kamakura

Kamakura ©

Ancient City

The coastal town of Kamakura sits close to Tokyo, with the ancient settlement featuring a number of important historical and cultural sites.
On your second day here, take in the dramatic natural features at Enoshima Iwaya Caves, head off the coast to Enoshima Island, steep yourself in history at Ryūkō-ji Temple, then contemplate the long history of Hase-dera Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kōtoku-in, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Kamakura itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Sagamihara to Kamakura takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to 4°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Yugawara-machi.

Things to do in Kamakura

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

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Enoshima Island ©
Enoshima Island
Kōtoku-in ©
Kōtoku-in
Hase-dera Temple ©
Hase-dera Temple

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Yugawara-machi

Yugawara-machi ©
Step out of the city life by going to Izu Heights Golf Club and Yugawara Beach. Kinomiya Shrine and Mishima Taisha are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Yugawara-machi's surroundings by going to Izu (Laforet Shuzenji & Country Club & Joren Waterfall), Nirayama Reverberatory Furnaces (in Izunokuni) and Mishima (Emmyo-ji Temple & Gempeigawa River).

To find reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Yugawara-machi day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Kamakura to Yugawara-machi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In January, daily temperatures in Yugawara-machi can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can go by car to Hakone-machi.

Things to do in Yugawara-machi

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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Atami Sun Beach ©
Atami Sun Beach
Joren Waterfall ©
Joren Waterfall
Izu Heights Golf Club ©
Izu Heights Golf Club

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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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at The Hakone Open-Air Museum, test the waters at a local thermal spa, explore the galleries of Hakone Sekisho and Hakone Sekisho Museum, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Ashi (Ashinoko), then steep yourself in history at Hakone Shrine / Kuzuryu Shrine Singu, and finally make a trip to Owaku-dani Valley.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Hakone-machi trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Yugawara-machi to Hakone-machi by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. January in Hakone-machi sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Kyoto.

Things to do in Hakone-machi

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Tomei Country Club ©
Tomei Country Club
The Hakone Open-Air Museum ©
The Hakone Open-Air Museum
Lake Ashi (Ashinoko) ©
Lake Ashi (Ashinoko)

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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Kiyomizu-dera Temple and Dotombori District. Step out of the city life by going to Nara Park and Hero Tour Japan. Explore Kyoto's surroundings by going to Imamiya Ebisu Shrine (in Osaka), Minami (Namba) (in Namba) and Nara (Todaiji Temple Cultural Center & Todai-ji Temple). Next up on the itinerary: go for a walk through Gion, contemplate the long history of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kinkaku-ji, and make a trip to Nijo Castle.

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You can drive from Hakone-machi to Kyoto in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or fly. When traveling from Hakone-machi in January, plan for somewhat warmer days in Kyoto, with highs around 10°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Wildlife · Parks

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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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