32 days in Japan Itinerary

32 days in Japan Itinerary

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Yokohama
— 1 night
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Osaka
— 2 nights
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Hiroshima
— 2 nights
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Kyoto
— 3 nights
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Tokyo
— 5 nights
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Osaka
— 4 nights
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Kyoto
— Few hours
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Nagoya
— 1 night
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Takayama
— 1 night
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Shirakawa-mura
— Few hours
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Kanazawa
— 1 night
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Yokohama
— 2 nights
13
Fujikawaguchiko-machi
— 2 nights
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Tokyo
— 7 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 Yokohama Minato Mirai 21 as well as Cup Noodles Museum Yokohama. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): examine the collection at Cup Noodles Museum Yokohama and then get a taste of the local shopping with Yokohama Minato Mirai 21.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Yokohama route builder site.

Melbourne, Australia to Yokohama is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Melbourne to Yokohama due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Melbourne in March, you will find days in Yokohama are cooler (15°C), and nights are little chillier (7°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Osaka.

Things to do in Yokohama

Shopping · Neighborhoods · 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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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 Dotombori District, Shinsaibashi-suji Shopping Street, Osaka Castle Park, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): wander the streets of Dotombori District. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Osaka Castle, walk around Osaka Castle Park, and then wander the streets of Shinsaibashi-suji Shopping Street.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Osaka online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Yokohama to Osaka by combination of subway and train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In March, daytime highs in Osaka are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Wed) before leaving for 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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Hiroshima Castle, Itsukushima Shrine, Miyajima, and other attractions. On the 30th (Wed), explore the historical opulence of Hiroshima Castle, then contemplate the long history of Atomic Bomb Dome, and then steep yourself in history at Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Thu): head off the coast to Miyajima and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Itsukushima Shrine.

Before you visit Hiroshima, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by train from Osaka to Hiroshima takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In March, daily temperatures in Hiroshima can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. On the 1st (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Nijo Castle, Arashiyama, Ryoanji Temple, and other attractions you added. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kinkaku-ji and pick up some new knowledge with Tea Ceremony Koto.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Kyoto online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Hiroshima to Kyoto by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. April in Kyoto sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Mon) before leaving for 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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Akihabara, Godzilla Head, Shibuya Crossing, and other attractions. There's still lots to do: get impressive views of Mount Fuji.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Tokyo tour itinerary maker.

Traveling by train from Kyoto to Tokyo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In April in Tokyo, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Sat) before leaving for 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 day by day itinerary now includes Universal Studios Japan, Noevir Stadium Kobe, Port of Kobe Earthquake Memorial Park, and other attractions you added. Go for a jaunt from Osaka to Nara to see Todai-ji Temple about 1h 5 min away.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Osaka day trip site.

Traveling by train from Tokyo to Osaka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. On the 13th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off 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 ©
Nijo Castle has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Nijo Castle.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Kyoto road trip planning tool.

Traveling by train from Osaka to Kyoto takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a 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.
To find photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Nagoya day trip app.

You can take a train from Kyoto to Nagoya in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Kyoto in April, plan for slightly colder days in Nagoya, with highs around 19°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Thu) before leaving for 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.
To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Takayama travel planner.

You can drive from Nagoya to Takayama in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Nagoya in April, expect slightly colder with lows of 9°C in Takayama. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Fri) before leaving for 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.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Shirakawa-mura driving holiday planning site.

Traveling by car from Takayama to Shirakawa-mura takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in April, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Kanazawa.

Things to do in Shirakawa-mura

Highlights from your plan

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Kanazawa

Kanazawa ©
An old castle town largely unspoiled during World War II, Kanazawa features well-preserved architecture spread across a range of districts.
You've added Higashichaya Old Town, Nagamachi Neighborhood, Kenrokuen Garden, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 15th (Fri), make a trip to Kanazawa Station.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Kanazawa day trip planner.

Getting from Shirakawa-mura to Kanazawa by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to 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

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Yokohama

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

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Yokohama day trip tool.

Fly from Kanazawa to Yokohama in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Kanazawa in April, plan for a bit warmer nights in Yokohama, with lows around 13°C. On the 18th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Fujikawaguchiko-machi.

Things to do in Yokohama

Shopping · Neighborhoods · 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.
For reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Fujikawaguchiko-machi trip planner.

You can drive from Yokohama to Fujikawaguchiko-machi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Yokohama in April, plan for slightly colder days in Fujikawaguchiko-machi, with highs around 15°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 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.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Tokyo trip planner.

You can drive from Fujikawaguchiko-machi to Tokyo in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. While traveling from Fujikawaguchiko-machi, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Tokyo, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 12°C. You'll set off for home on the 27th (Wed).

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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