9 days in Japan Itinerary

9 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Bangkok
Fly:  6 h 30 min
1
Tokyo
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Kawaguchi
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
3
Yuzawa
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h
4
Nikko
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
5
Sendai
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 30 min
6
Tokyo
— 2 nights
Fly:  10 h 30 min
End: Bangkok

1
night
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.
Meiji Jingu Shrine has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, don't miss a visit to Godzilla Head, and then make a trip to Omoide Yokocho.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Tokyo road trip site.

Bangkok, Thailand to Tokyo is an approximately 9- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Bangkok to Tokyo is 2 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Bangkok in March, with highs in Tokyo at 17°C and lows at 7°C. On the 14th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Kawaguchi.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Omoide Yokocho ©
Omoide Yokocho

1
night
Kawaguchi

Kawaguchi
Kawaguchi is a city located in Saitama Prefecture, in the central Kantō region of Japan., the city had an estimated population of 578,727 and a population density of 9340 persons per km². To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Kawaguchi online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Tokyo to Kawaguchi takes an hour. In March, daily temperatures in Kawaguchi can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Sun) before leaving for Yuzawa.

Things to do in Kawaguchi

Historic Sites Parks Museums

1
night
Yuzawa

Yuzawa
To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Yuzawa online vacation planner.

Getting from Kawaguchi to Yuzawa by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Kawaguchi in March, expect Yuzawa to be little chillier, temps between 7°C and 0°C. On the 16th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Nikko.

Things to do in Yuzawa

Parks Nature Historic Sites

2
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.
You've now added Ryuzu Waterfall to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nikko Tosho-gu, then steep yourself in history at Yomeimon (Main Gate), and then contemplate the long history of Taiyuimbyo Shrine. On the next day, take in the views from Shinkyo Bridge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Rinno-ji Temple, then admire the sheer force of Ryuzu Waterfall, then take in the dramatic scenery at Kegon Falls, and finally explore the activities along Lake Chuzenji.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Nikko trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Yuzawa to Nikko takes 5.5 hours. Traveling from Yuzawa in March, things will get somewhat warmer in Nikko: highs are around 13°C and lows about 10°C. On the 18th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Sendai.

Things to do in Nikko

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kegon Falls ©
Kegon Falls
Nikko Tosho-gu ©
Nikko Tosho-gu
Taiyuimbyo Shrine ©
Taiyuimbyo Shrine

1
night
Sendai

Sendai ©
Human history and nature combine seamlessly in Sendai, with the influence of each never far away in this green and storied city.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Clis Road as well as Gokoku Shrine. Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Sendaijo Ato, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Gokoku Shrine, and then make a trip to Clis Road.

To find photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Sendai tour planner.

Traveling by train from Nikko to Sendai takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 7°C. On the 19th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Tokyo.

Things to do in Sendai

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Sendaijo Ato ©
Sendaijo Ato
Gokoku Shrine ©
Gokoku Shrine

2
nights
Tokyo

Tokyo ©
Your list of things to see and do now includes Diver City Tokyo Plaza, Unicorn Gundam Statue, teamLab Borderless, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Asakusa Shrine, then take in the exciting artwork at teamLab Borderless, then pause for some photo ops at Unicorn Gundam Statue, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Diver City Tokyo Plaza. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Tsukiji Nippon Fish Port Market and then make a trip to Tokyo Tower.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Tokyo travel route site.

Traveling by train from Sendai to Tokyo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Sendai in March, expect nights in Tokyo to be about the same, around 7°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 17°C. On the 21st (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower
Asakusa Shrine ©
Asakusa Shrine
teamLab Borderless ©
teamLab Borderless

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