41 days in Japan Itinerary

41 days in Japan Itinerary

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41 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Kyoto
1
Kyoto
— 18 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Fujikawaguchiko-machi
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Tokyo
— 16 nights
End: Tokyo

18
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 list of things to see and do now includes Minami (Namba), Mount Miwa, Kurama-dera, and other attractions.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Kyoto trip itinerary planning app .

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airports are Osaka International Airport, Kansai International Airport and Chubu Centrair International Airport. In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Fujikawaguchiko-machi.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Osaka, Kobe, Nara, Minoo Park, Mount Miwa
Highlights from your plan
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

5
nights
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.
You've added Odawara Castle, Chikurinnokomichi, Joren Waterfall, and other attractions to your itinerary.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Fujikawaguchiko-machi day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tokyo to Fujikawaguchiko-machi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Tokyo in September, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Fujikawaguchiko-machi: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Fujikawaguchiko-machi

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Izu, Shiraito Falls, Odawara Castle, Lake Yamanaka, Fuji-Q Highland
Highlights from your plan
Lake Kawaguchi ©
Lake Kawaguchi
Fuji-Q Highland ©
Fuji-Q Highland
Mt. Fuji 5th Station ©
Mt. Fuji 5th Station

16
nights
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 Haunted Tokyo Tours, Asakusa Shrine, Tokyo Joypolis, and other attractions.

To find out how to plan a trip to Tokyo, use our trip itinerary maker.

Take a train from Kyoto to Tokyo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. August in Tokyo sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can drive to Fujikawaguchiko-machi.

Things to do in Tokyo

Parks Neighborhoods Theme Parks

Side Trips

Kamakura, Urayasu, Yokohama, Inokashira Park Zoo, Ghibli Museum Mitaka
Highlights from your plan
Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou ©
Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower

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