58 days in Japan Itinerary

58 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tokyo
— 5 nights
2
Kyoto
— 17 nights
3
Tokyo
— 4 nights
4
Hakone-machi
— 4 nights
5
Tokyo
— 3 nights
6
Kusatsu-machi
— 2 nights
7
Yamanouchi-machi
— 2 nights
8
Tokyo
— 3 nights
9
Nikko
— 3 nights
10
Tokyo
— 4 nights
11
Urayasu
— 4 nights
12
Tokyo
— 5 nights

5
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.
You've added Yoyogi Park, Meiji Jingu Shrine, Roppongi District, and other attractions to your itinerary. The adventure continues: make a trip to Tokyo Tower and take a stroll through Takeshita Street.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Tokyo trip itinerary maker tool.

San Francisco, USA to Tokyo is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You'll lose 17 hours traveling from San Francisco to Tokyo due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in September, Tokyo is a bit warmer at night with lows of °F. On the 5th (Mon), you're off to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Shopping Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Takeshita Street ©
Takeshita Street
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine

17
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 Kyoto Aquarium, Monkey Park Iwatayama, Dotombori District, and other attractions.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Kyoto trip planner.

Traveling by train from Tokyo to Kyoto takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. October in Kyoto sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. On the 22nd (Thu), you'll travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Kobe, Osaka, Nagoya, Nara Park, Himeji Castle
Highlights from your plan
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

4
nights
Tokyo

Tokyo ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Asakusa, Ueno Park and Ueno Zoo.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Tokyo route planner.

You can take a train from Kyoto to Tokyo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. You will leave for Hakone-machi on the 26th (Mon).

Things to do in Tokyo

Parks Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Ueno Zoo ©
Ueno Zoo
Asakusa ©
Asakusa
Ueno Park ©
Ueno Park

4
nights
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes The Hakone Open-Air Museum, Lake Ashi (Ashinoko), Hakone Ropeway, and other attractions.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Hakone-machi online trip builder.

You can do a combination of train and bus from Tokyo to Hakone-machi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Tokyo in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Hakone-machi, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. You will leave for Tokyo on the 30th (Fri).

Things to do in Hakone-machi

Theme Parks Spas Baths
Highlights from your plan
Hakone Kowakien Yunessun ©
Hakone Kowakien Yunessun
The Hakone Open-Air Museum ©
The Hakone Open-Air Museum
Lake Ashi (Ashinoko) ©
Lake Ashi (Ashinoko)

3
nights
Tokyo

Tokyo
For photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Tokyo day trip planning app.

Traveling by combination of bus and train from Hakone-machi to Tokyo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Hakone-machi in October, you will find days in Tokyo are somewhat warmer (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). You will leave for Kusatsu-machi on the 2nd (Mon).

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

2
nights
Kusatsu-machi

Kusatsu-machi ©
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): stop by Tezukuri Hashi Kobo Yuzen and then soak in some Japanese tradition at some of the top local onsens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue): take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Kusatsu-Shirane, contemplate the long history of Netsunoyu, and then walk around Sainokawara Park.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Kusatsu-machi trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Tokyo to Kusatsu-machi in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Tokyo in November; daily highs in Kusatsu-machi reach °F and lows reach °F. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Yamanouchi-machi.

Things to do in Kusatsu-machi

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Sainokawara Park ©
Sainokawara Park
Onsen Resorts
Mt. Kusatsu-Shirane ©
Mt. Kusatsu-Shirane

2
nights
Yamanouchi-machi

Yamanouchi-machi ©
The resort town of Yamanouchi-machi has plenty of contrasting, but complementary things going for it.
On the 4th (Wed), soak in some Japanese tradition at some of the top local onsens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head outdoors with Shigakogen Sun Valley Ski Area, thenidentify plant and animal life at Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park, and then see the interesting displays at Sake Storehouse Art Museum - Gallery Tamamura Honten.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Yamanouchi-machi travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kusatsu-machi to Yamanouchi-machi takes 3 hours. In November, daytime highs in Yamanouchi-machi are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Tokyo.

Things to do in Yamanouchi-machi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park ©
Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park
Onsen Resorts
Shigakogen Sun Valley Ski Area ©
Shigakogen Sun Valley Ski Area

3
nights
Tokyo

Tokyo ©
Venture out of the city with trips to Yokohama (Yokohama Chinatown, Yamashita Park, &more). Enjoy Tokyo some more: admire the masterpieces at National Museum of Western Art, don't miss a visit to Nakamise Shopping Street (Kaminarimon), explore the activities along Sumida River, and pause for some photo ops at Hachiko.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Tokyo trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Yamanouchi-machi to Tokyo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Yamanouchi-machi in November; daily highs in Tokyo reach °F and lows reach °F. On the 9th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Nikko.

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Yokohama
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of Western Art ©
National Museum of Western Art
Hachiko ©
Hachiko
Yokohama Chinatown ©
Yokohama Chinatown

3
nights
Nikko

Nikko ©
A gateway to a sprawling and diverse national park, a center of Shinto spiritualism and place of Buddhist worship, an emblem of the riches and dominance of the Tokugawa shogunate: Nikko means many things to many people.
Nikko is known for historic sites, nature, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nikko Tosho-gu, steep yourself in history at Taiyuimbyo Shrine, go for a walk through Senjogahara Field, and take in the views from Shinkyo Bridge.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Nikko trip planner.

Getting from Tokyo to Nikko by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Tokyo in November, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Nikko: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Tokyo.

Things to do in Nikko

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Lake Chuzenji ©
Lake Chuzenji
Nikko Tosho-gu ©
Nikko Tosho-gu
Kegon Falls ©
Kegon Falls

4
nights
Tokyo

Tokyo ©
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tokyo: Cup Noodles Museum Yokohama (in Yokohama) and Susukino (in Sapporo). See some other sides of Tokyo: admire the masterpieces at Mori Art Museum, wander the streets of Ueno District, stop by Kabukicho District, and enjoy breathtaking views from Tokyo International Airport (Haneda) Terminal No2 Observation Deck.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Tokyo trip planner.

Traveling by car from Nikko to Tokyo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Nikko in November, expect nights in Tokyo to be about the same, around °F, while days are somewhat warmer, around °F. You will leave for Urayasu on the 16th (Mon).

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Cup Noodles Museum Yokohama, Susukino
Highlights from your plan
Susukino ©
Susukino
Mori Art Museum ©
Mori Art Museum
Cup Noodles Museum Yokohama ©
Cup Noodles Museum Yokohama

4
nights
Urayasu

Urayasu ©
A city lying on Tokyo Bay, Urayasu used to stand separate from the giant metropolis next door, but now, even though it belongs to another prefecture, it seems part of the capital.
Change things up with these side-trips from Urayasu: Ishuigami no Nanohana Batake (in Ichihara) and Yomogi Fudodaki Waterfall (in Kamogawa). Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at Tokyo Disneyland, get engrossed in the history at Urayasu Local Museum, walk around Mihama Park, and discover the magic at Tokyo DisneySea.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Urayasu using our trip planner.

Urayasu is very close to Tokyo. In November, daily temperatures in Urayasu can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. You'll set off for Tokyo on the 20th (Fri).

Things to do in Urayasu

Theme Parks Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Ishuigami no Nanohana Batake, Yomogi Fudodaki Waterfall
Highlights from your plan
Tokyo Disneyland ©
Tokyo Disneyland
Tokyo DisneySea ©
Tokyo DisneySea
Bon Voyage ©
Bon Voyage

5
nights
Tokyo

Tokyo ©
Explore Tokyo's surroundings by going to Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise (in Yokohama), Enoshima Island (in Fujisawa) and Aqua World Ibaraki Prefectural Oarai Aquarium (in Oarai-machi). Explore Tokyo further: explore the world behind art at Suntory Museum of Art, pick up some local products at Farmer's Market at UNU, examine the collection at teamLab Borderless, and buy something for everyone on your list at TOKYO Solamachi.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Tokyo road trip website.

Tokyo is just a short distance from Urayasu. Traveling from Urayasu in November, plan for slightly colder nights in Tokyo, with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Parks Shopping Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise, Hitachi Seaside Park, Enoshima Island, Aqua World Ibaraki Prefectural Oarai Aquarium
Highlights from your plan
Enoshima Island ©
Enoshima Island
Suntory Museum of Art ©
Suntory Museum of Art
Aqua World Ibaraki Prefectural Oarai Aquarium ©

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