14 days in Japan Itinerary

14 days in Japan Itinerary

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Tokyo
— 1 night
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Nikko
— Few hours
3
Osaka
— 1 night
4
Himeji
— Few hours
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Hatsukaichi
— Few hours
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Osaka
— 1 night
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Koya-cho
— Few hours
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Osaka
— Few hours
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Kyoto
— 2 nights
10
Hakone-machi
— 1 night
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Gotemba
— Few hours
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Tokyo
— 4 nights

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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.
To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Tokyo tour website.

Quito, Ecuador to Tokyo is an approximately 28-hour flight. You'll lose 14 hours traveling from Quito to Tokyo due to the time zone difference. In October, daily temperatures in Tokyo can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Nikko.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping
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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Edo Wonderland Nikko Edomura. On the 26th (Sat), get in on the family fun at Edo Wonderland Nikko Edomura.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Nikko trip itinerary builder website.

Drive from Tokyo to Nikko in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Tokyo in October, plan for slightly colder days in Nikko, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Osaka.

Things to do in Nikko

Theme Parks
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Edo Wonderland Nikko Edomura ©
Edo Wonderland Nikko Edomura

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): shop like a local with Dotombori District.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Osaka driving holiday website.

Getting from Nikko to Osaka by train takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly; or drive. When traveling from Nikko in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Osaka, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. You'll have a few hours on the 27th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Himeji.

Things to do in Osaka

Shopping · Neighborhoods
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Dotombori District ©
Dotombori District

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Himeji

Himeji ©
The castle around which the city of Himeji has developed represents one of the best preserved in the country, and has been designated as a national treasure and a World Heritage Site.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Koko-en as well as Himeji Castle. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Himeji Castle and then admire the natural beauty at Koko-en.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Himeji planner.

You can take a train from Osaka to Himeji in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in October, and nighttime lows around 20°C. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Sun) before leaving for Hatsukaichi.

Things to do in Himeji

Historic Sites · Parks
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Himeji Castle ©
Himeji Castle
Koko-en ©
Koko-en

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Hatsukaichi

Hatsukaichi
The city of Hatsukaichi developed from a small market town, frequented by passing samurais during the Edo period.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Itsukushima Shrine, Mt. Misen and Miyajima. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): head off the coast to Miyajima, take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Misen, and then contemplate the long history of Itsukushima Shrine.

For photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Hatsukaichi route planning site.

Traveling by train from Himeji to Hatsukaichi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, daily temperatures in Hatsukaichi can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Osaka.

Things to do in Hatsukaichi

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
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Miyajima
Miyajima
Itsukushima Shrine ©
Itsukushima Shrine
Mt. Misen ©
Mt. Misen

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Osaka

Osaka ©
Your day by day itinerary now includes Ebisu Bridge. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): snap pictures at Ebisu Bridge.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Osaka online vacation planner.

Getting from Hatsukaichi to Osaka by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive; or do a combination of train and flight. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Mon) before leaving for Koya-cho.
Find places to stay Oct 27 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Ebisu Bridge ©
Ebisu Bridge

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Koya-cho

Koya-cho
Koyasan Okunoin has been added to your itinerary. On the 28th (Mon), stroll the grounds of Koyasan Okunoin.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Koya-cho trip planner.

Traveling by train from Osaka to Koya-cho takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in October, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Osaka.

Things to do in Koya-cho

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 28 — 29:

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Osaka

Osaka ©
Your day by day itinerary now includes Nipponbashi Denden Town. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): wander the streets of Nipponbashi Denden Town.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Osaka day trip website.

You can take a train from Koya-cho to Osaka in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can take a train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Osaka

Shopping · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Oct 28 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Nipponbashi Denden Town ©
Nipponbashi Denden Town

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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 Okochi Sanso Garden, Arashiyama, Daikaku-ji, and other attractions you added. On the 28th (Mon), wander the streets of Gion.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Kyoto journey app.

Kyoto is just a short distance from Osaka. In October, daily temperatures in Kyoto can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Wed) before leaving for Hakone-machi.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 28 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Arashiyama ©
Arashiyama

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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 day by day itinerary now includes Owaku-dani Valley, Hakone Shrine / Kuzuryu Shrine Singu and Hakone Sekisho and Hakone Sekisho Museum. Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Hakone Sekisho and Hakone Sekisho Museum, trek along Hakone Stone‐paved Road, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hakone Shrine / Kuzuryu Shrine Singu, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Ashi (Ashinoko), then get great views at Hakone Ropeway, and finally don't miss a visit to Owaku-dani Valley.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Hakone-machi trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Kyoto to Hakone-machi by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or fly. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Kyoto in October: highs in Hakone-machi hover around 19°C, while lows dip to 17°C. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Thu) before leaving for Gotemba.

Things to do in Hakone-machi

Parks · Trails · Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 30 — 31:
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Lake Ashi (Ashinoko) ©
Lake Ashi (Ashinoko)
Hakone Ropeway ©
Hakone Ropeway
Hakone Shrine / Kuzuryu Shrine Singu ©
Hakone Shrine / Kuzuryu Shrine Singu

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Gotemba

Gotemba ©
Trips to Gotemba, a city at the foot of Mount Fuji, offer plenty of opportunities to admire Japan's most famous natural feature.
On the 31st (Thu), revel in the low prices at Gotemba Premium Outlets.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Gotemba holiday planner.

Gotemba is just a short distance from Hakone-machi. In October, daytime highs in Gotemba are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. On the 31st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Tokyo.

Things to do in Gotemba

Shopping
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Gotemba Premium Outlets ©
Gotemba Premium Outlets

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Tokyo

Tokyo ©
Your day by day itinerary now includes Pokemon Mega Center Tokyo, Sugamo District, Square Enix Cafe, and other attractions you added. See even more of Tokyo: take in the spiritual surroundings of Senso-ji Temple, enjoy breathtaking views from Tokyo Skytree, appreciate the history behind Hachiko, and take a stroll through Akihabara.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Tokyo trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Gotemba to Tokyo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Gotemba in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Tokyo: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ghibli Museum Mitaka
Find places to stay Oct 31 — Nov 4:
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Ginza ©
Ginza
Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple
Tokyo Skytree ©
Tokyo Skytree

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