28 days in Japan Itinerary

28 days in Japan Itinerary

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Yokohama
— 1 night
2
Osaka
— 2 nights
3
Hiroshima
— 2 nights
4
Kyoto
— 3 nights
5
Tokyo
— 5 nights
6
Osaka
— 4 nights
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Kyoto
— Few hours
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Nagoya
— 1 night
9
Takayama
— 1 night
10
Shirakawa-mura
— Few hours
11
Kanazawa
— 1 night
12
Yokohama
— 2 nights
13
Fujikawaguchiko-machi
— 2 nights
14
Tokyo
— 3 nights

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Yokohama

Yokohama ©
Once a small fishing town, Yokohama was one of the first ports to welcome foreign trade in the 19th century, after which it grew into Japan's second largest city and a bustling metropolis.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Cup Noodles Museum Yokohama as well as Yokohama Minato Mirai 21. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Cup Noodles Museum Yokohama and then wander the streets of Yokohama Minato Mirai 21.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Yokohama trip itinerary planning website.

Melbourne, Australia to Yokohama is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Melbourne to Yokohama. While traveling from Melbourne, expect colder days and a bit cooler nights in Yokohama, ranging from highs of 15°C to lows of 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to Osaka.

Things to do in Yokohama

Neighborhoods · Shopping · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Yokohama Minato Mirai 21 ©
Yokohama Minato Mirai 21
Cup Noodles Museum Yokohama ©
Cup Noodles Museum Yokohama

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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 list of things to see and do now includes Dotombori District, Shinsaibashi-suji Shopping Street, Osaka Castle Park, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): take a stroll through Dotombori District. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Osaka Castle, walk around Osaka Castle Park, and then take a stroll through Shinsaibashi-suji Shopping Street.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Osaka online tour planner.

You can do a combination of subway and train from Yokohama to Osaka in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 5°C. On the 30th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Osaka

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

2
nights
Hiroshima

Hiroshima

City of Peace

Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
You've added Hiroshima Castle, Itsukushima Shrine, Miyajima, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 30th (Wed), step into the grandiose world of Hiroshima Castle, contemplate the long history of Atomic Bomb Dome, and then contemplate the long history of Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Thu): head off the coast to Miyajima and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Itsukushima Shrine.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Hiroshima trip planner.

Traveling by train from Osaka to Hiroshima takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 6°C. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Fri) before leaving for Kyoto.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Miyajima
Miyajima
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima ©
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima
Atomic Bomb Dome ©
Atomic Bomb Dome

3
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.
You've added Nijo Castle, Arashiyama, Ryoanji Temple, and other attractions to your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kinkaku-ji and pick up some new knowledge with Tea Ceremony Koto.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Kyoto travel planner.

Traveling by train from Hiroshima to Kyoto takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April in Kyoto, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Classes
Highlights from your plan
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

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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.
You've added Akihabara, Godzilla Head, Shibuya Crossing, and other attractions to your itinerary. It doesn't end there: get impressive views of Mount Fuji.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Tokyo trip planner.

Take a train from Kyoto to Tokyo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Tokyo are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Osaka.

Things to do in Tokyo

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Mount Fuji ©
Mount Fuji
Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple
Tokyo Skytree ©
Tokyo Skytree

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Osaka

Osaka ©
Your list of things to see and do now includes Universal Studios Japan, Noevir Stadium Kobe, Port of Kobe Earthquake Memorial Park, and other attractions. Step out of Osaka with an excursion to Todai-ji Temple in Nara--about 1h 5 min away.

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Traveling by train from Tokyo to Osaka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Kyoto.

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Himeji Castle ©
Himeji Castle
Todai-ji Temple ©
Todai-ji Temple

few
hours
Kyoto

Kyoto ©
Your day by day itinerary now includes Nijo Castle. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): make a trip to Nijo Castle.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Kyoto travel route builder app.

You can take a train from Osaka to Kyoto in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Nagoya.

Things to do in Kyoto

Highlights from your plan
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

1
night
Nagoya

Nagoya
Known nationally as an industrial heartland, Nagoya boasts a far more cosmopolitan and cultural core than its reputation would lead you to believe.
For photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Nagoya tour planner.

Traveling by train from Kyoto to Nagoya takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Kyoto in April: highs in Nagoya hover around 19°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to drive to Takayama.

Things to do in Nagoya

1
night
Takayama

Takayama
Hidden high up in the Japanese Alps, Takayama remained largely cut off from the rest of Japan for centuries, allowing the local culture to grow in relative isolation.
For where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Takayama online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Nagoya to Takayama takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Nagoya in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Takayama, with lows of 9°C. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Shirakawa-mura.

Things to do in Takayama

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Nature

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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 15th (Fri), appreciate the extensive heritage of The Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go Gassho Style Houses.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Shirakawa-mura tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Takayama to Shirakawa-mura in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Shirakawa-mura sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Kanazawa.

Things to do in Shirakawa-mura

Highlights from your plan

1
night
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 Kanazawa Station, Higashichaya Old Town, Nagamachi Neighborhood, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Kanazawa Station.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Kanazawa travel planner.

Drive from Shirakawa-mura to Kanazawa in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Yokohama.

Things to do in Kanazawa

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Higashichaya Old Town ©
Higashichaya Old Town
Kenrokuen Garden
Kenrokuen Garden
Omicho Market ©
Omicho Market

2
nights
Yokohama

Yokohama ©
Your day by day itinerary now includes Cup Noodles Museum Yokohama, Yokohama Minato Mirai 21 and Yokohama Chinatown.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Yokohama sightseeing website.

You can fly from Kanazawa to Yokohama in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Kanazawa in April since evenings lows in Yokohama dip to 13°C. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Mon) before leaving for Fujikawaguchiko-machi.

Things to do in Yokohama

Neighborhoods · Shopping · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Yokohama Chinatown ©
Yokohama Chinatown
Cup Noodles Museum Yokohama ©
Cup Noodles Museum Yokohama
Yokohama Minato Mirai 21 ©
Yokohama Minato Mirai 21

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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.
To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Fujikawaguchiko-machi trip planner.

Traveling by car from Yokohama to Fujikawaguchiko-machi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. While traveling from Yokohama, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Fujikawaguchiko-machi, ranging from highs of 15°C to lows of 13°C. On the 20th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Tokyo.

Things to do in Fujikawaguchiko-machi

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

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Tokyo

Tokyo ©
Your list of things to see and do now includes Akihabara, Godzilla Head, Shibuya Crossing, and other attractions.

For photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Tokyo trip planner.

Drive from Fujikawaguchiko-machi to Tokyo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Fujikawaguchiko-machi in April: highs in Tokyo hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 12°C. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Classes · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Akihabara ©
Akihabara
Shibuya Crossing ©
Shibuya Crossing
Tokyo Dome ©
Tokyo Dome

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