25 days in Japan & United Kingdom Itinerary

25 days in Japan & United Kingdom Itinerary

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Honiton, United Kingdom
— 1 day
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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Hayes, United Kingdom
Drive to London Heathrow Airport, Fly to Tokyo
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Tokyo, Japan
— 4 nights
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Kyoto, Japan
— 3 nights
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Hiroshima, Japan
— 1 night
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Takehara, Japan
— 1 night
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Onomichi, Japan
— 1 night
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Imabari, Japan
— 1 night
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Matsuyama, Japan
— 2 nights
Fly
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Osaka, Japan
— 3 nights
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Tokyo, Japan
— 4 nights
Fly to London Heathrow Airport, Drive to Hayes
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Hayes, United Kingdom
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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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Honiton, United Kingdom
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Honiton, United Kingdom

— 1 day
Honiton is a market town and civil parish in East Devon, situated close to the River Otter, 17mi north east of Exeter in the county of Devon. To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Honiton trip itinerary maker app.

Paignton to Honiton is an approximately 1-hour car ride. September in Honiton sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 10°C at night. On the 23rd (Thu), you're off to Brighton and Hove.

Things to do in Honiton

Parks · Shopping · Nightlife · Outdoors

Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom

— 1 night

London-by-the-Sea

The vibrant seaside resort of Brighton and Hove features a lively nightclub scene and an abundance of cultural sites sure to keep you entertained for days.
To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Brighton and Hove online route planner.

Getting from Honiton to Brighton and Hove by car takes about 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 12°C. On the 24th (Fri), you're off to Hayes.

Things to do in Brighton and Hove

Nightlife · Parks · Fun & Games · Outdoors

Hayes, United Kingdom

Hayes is a town in west London, situated 13mi west of Charing Cross. For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Hayes day trip planning site.

You can drive from Brighton and Hove to Hayes in 1.5 hours. In September in Hayes, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. You'll set off for Tokyo on the 24th (Fri).

Things to do in Hayes

Nightlife · Fun & Games · Parks · Shopping

Tokyo, Japan

— 4 nights
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.
You've now added Tokyo DisneySea to your itinerary.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Tokyo day trip website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Hayes to Tokyo. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Hayes to Tokyo due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Hayes in September; daily highs in Tokyo reach 32°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Kyoto, Japan

— 3 nights
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.
For ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Kyoto trip itinerary builder app.

You can take a train from Tokyo to Kyoto in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Kyoto can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. On the 2nd (Sat), you'll travel to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Museums

Hiroshima, Japan

— 1 night

City of Peace

Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima and Atomic Bomb Dome. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, then contemplate the long history of Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima, and then contemplate the long history of Atomic Bomb Dome.

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Getting from Kyoto to Hiroshima by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive; or do a combination of train and bus. October in Hiroshima sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Takehara.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Museums · Historic Sites

Takehara, Japan

— 1 night
Takehara is a city located in Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan. Your day by day itinerary now includes Mt. Kurotaki as well as Okunoshima Island. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): head off the coast to Okunoshima Island and then take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Kurotaki.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Takehara trip itinerary planning app.

Drive from Hiroshima to Takehara in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Hiroshima in October, you will find days in Takehara are little chillier (23°C), and nights are about the same (16°C). On the 4th (Mon), you'll travel to Onomichi.

Things to do in Takehara

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip

Onomichi, Japan

— 1 night
A port city next to the inland sea, Onomichi maintains a small-town feel and a domestic reputation for well-preserved landmarks, quiet streets, and traditions.
You've now added Shimanami Kaido to your itinerary.

For maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Onomichi trip planner.

Getting from Takehara to Onomichi by car takes about an hour. In October, daytime highs in Onomichi are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Imabari.

Imabari, Japan

— 1 night
The city of Imabari encompasses several islands in Japan's inland sea, and due to this strategic location it changed hands regularly during the feudal era.
To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Imabari trip planner.

You can drive from Onomichi to Imabari in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In October in Imabari, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 19°C at night. On the 6th (Wed), you're off to Matsuyama.

Things to do in Imabari

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Matsuyama, Japan

— 2 nights
Matsuyama features a number of historical sites and acts as a gateway for exploring the rest of Shikoku.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Thu): soak in some Japanese tradition at Dogo Onsengai and then step into the grandiose world of Matsuyama Castle.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Matsuyama vacation builder site.

Drive from Imabari to Matsuyama in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. October in Matsuyama sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Osaka.

Things to do in Matsuyama

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Baths · Spas

Osaka, Japan

— 3 nights
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.
To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Osaka trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Matsuyama to Osaka takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October in Osaka, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 17°C at night. You'll set off for Tokyo on the 11th (Mon).

Things to do in Osaka

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Museums

Tokyo, Japan

— 4 nights
Your day by day itinerary now includes Tokyo DisneySea. Explore hidden gems such as Nezu Museum and Sengaku-ji Temple. When in Tokyo, make a side trip to see Inokashira Park in Musashino, approximately Musashino away. See even more of Tokyo: make a trip to Tokyo National Museum, admire the natural beauty at Kyu Iwasakitei Teien, get engrossed in the history at Kanda Myojin, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Senso-ji Temple.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Tokyo driving holiday website.

Traveling by flight from Osaka to Tokyo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Hayes.

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Hayes, United Kingdom

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Hayes route planning app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Tokyo to Hayes. The time zone difference moving from Japan Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 9 hours. Traveling from Tokyo in October, expect Hayes to be slightly colder, temps between 19°C and 10°C. On the 16th (Sat), you're off to Brighton and Hove.

Things to do in Hayes

Nightlife · Fun & Games · Parks · Shopping

Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom

— 1 night

London-by-the-Sea

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Brighton and Hove trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Hayes to Brighton and Hove takes 1.5 hours. On the 17th (Sun), you're off to Honiton.

Things to do in Brighton and Hove

Nightlife · Parks · Fun & Games · Outdoors

Honiton, United Kingdom

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Honiton route planner.

Traveling by car from Brighton and Hove to Honiton takes 4 hours. On the 17th (Sun), you're off to home.

Things to do in Honiton

Parks · Shopping · Nightlife · Outdoors

United Kingdom travel guide

4.3
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Castles
Home to an impressive 25 World Heritage sites, the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, has hundreds of museums to explore, thousands of parks and gardens to stroll through, and tens of thousands of communities to discover. From Land’s End in the south to John O’Groats in the north, the country is packed with tourist attractions that can fill a range of itineraries. With nearly 30 million tourists visiting every year, the UK is ranked among the top ten holiday destinations in the world. Known for its royalty, this country also represents a diverse patchwork of native and immigrant cultures. Although Britannia no longer rules the waves, it possesses a captivating history and a dynamic modern culture, both of which remain hugely influential on the rest of the world.

Japan travel guide

4.3
Sacred & Religious Sites · Landmarks · Parks
Land of the Rising Sun
Part of a volcanic archipelago that encompasses over 6,800 islands, Japan remains one of Asia's most fascinating tourist destinations, where a blend of modernity and tradition creates a look and feel completely different from any other place in the world. A tour of Japan lets you discover big cities filled with ancient temples and innovative skyscrapers, as well as quiet country landscapes dotted with castles, perfectly manicured gardens, cherry orchards, and primeval forests seemingly untouched by the hand of mass tourism. Many tourists on vacation in Japan devote lots of time to the country's unique cuisine, prepared with painstaking attention to detail and a genius for simple yet effective presentation.