8 days in Japan Itinerary

8 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kyoto
— 3 nights
2
Fuji
— 1 night
3
Oirase-cho
— 1 day
4
Hakodate
— 2 nights

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Nara Park and Kyoto Isshu Trail, Higahiyama Fuahimi Inari Course. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and Kinkaku-ji. Venture out of the city with trips to Nara (Rokuen, Todai-ji Temple, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Kiyomizu-dera Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sanjusangendo Temple, wander the streets of Gion, and step into the grandiose world of Nijo Castle.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Kyoto trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to Kyoto is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Kyoto is minus 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Sydney in November, with highs in Kyoto at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Fuji.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Nara
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

1
night
Fuji

Fuji ©
Fuji is a city in eastern Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): take some stellar pictures from Imamiya Tea Plantation, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Iwamoto, thenget a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and finally tee off at River Fuji Country Club.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Fuji itinerary maker site.

Getting from Kyoto to Fuji by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Traveling from Kyoto in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Fuji, with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Oirase-cho.

Things to do in Fuji

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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River Fuji Country Club ©
River Fuji Country Club

1
day
Oirase-cho

Oirase-cho ©
On the 18th (Wed), experience rural life at Aguri no Sato Oirase, thenstroll around Shimoda Park, and then browse the different shops at Aeon Mall Shimoda.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Oirase-cho online trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Fuji to Oirase-cho. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Fuji in November; daily highs in Oirase-cho reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Hakodate.

Things to do in Oirase-cho

Shopping Parks
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Aeon Mall Shimoda ©
Aeon Mall Shimoda
Shimoda Park ©
Shimoda Park
Aguri no Sato Oirase ©
Aguri no Sato Oirase

2
nights
Hakodate

Hakodate ©
A gateway to the island, Hakodate has gained a reputation for its waterfront attractions, its proximity to some of the island's most popular natural sites, and its seafood.
On the 19th (Thu), explore by horseback at Dosanko Farm Hakodate.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Hakodate trip site.

Traveling by car from Oirase-cho to Hakodate takes 5 hours. Traveling from Oirase-cho in November, Hakodate is little chillier at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Hakodate

Outdoors Tours Trails

Side Trip

Mount Hakodate
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Mount Hakodate ©
Mount Hakodate

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