14 days in Japan Itinerary

14 days in Japan Itinerary

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Fly
1
Tokyo
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Nikko
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Hachioji
— 1 night
Train
4
Kyoto
— 3 nights
Drive
5
Osaka
— 3 nights
Fly

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3
nights
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 Ameya Yokocho (Ameyoko), Edo-Tokyo Museum, teamLab Borderless, and other attractions. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, visit Odaiba District, take in the spiritual surroundings of Senso-ji Temple, and wander the streets of Ginza.

To find maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Tokyo trip planner.

Mumbai, India to Tokyo is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Mumbai to Tokyo is 3.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Mumbai in May; daily highs in Tokyo reach 28°C and lows reach 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to drive to Nikko.

Things to do in Tokyo

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Highlights from your trip
Odaiba District ©
Neighborhood
Odaiba District
4.2
Senso-ji Temple ©
Religious Site
Senso-ji Temple
4.4

2
nights
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 added Ryuzu Waterfall, Lake Chuzenji, Nikko Tosho-gu, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 6th (Thu), get in on the family fun at Edo Wonderland Nikko Edomura, then snap pictures at Shinkyo Bridge, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Taiyuimbyo Shrine. On your second day here, take in the dramatic scenery at Ryuzu Waterfall, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nikko Tosho-gu, and then explore the activities along Lake Chuzenji.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Nikko trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tokyo to Nikko takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Tokyo in May, you will find days in Nikko are a bit cooler (24°C), and nights are about the same (21°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Hachioji.

Things to do in Nikko

Theme Parks · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
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Highlights from your trip
Nikko Tosho-gu ©
Religious Site
Nikko Tosho-gu
4.4
Taiyuimbyo Shrine ©
Historic Site
Taiyuimbyo Shrine
4.6

1
night
Hachioji

The city of Hachioji, nestled in Western Tokyo's Okutama mountain range, draws visitors with its location, flanked by mountains on three sides and providing easy access to hiking trails.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Mt. Takao. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Takao, stroll around Fujimori Park, and then walk around Oyamadairi Park.

For traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Hachioji day trip website.

You can drive from Nikko to Hachioji in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. May in Hachioji sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can take a train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Hachioji

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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Highlights from your trip
Mt. Takao ©
Mountain
Mt. Takao
4.4

3
nights
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 Philosopher's Walk, Sannenzaka Ninenzaka, Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, and other attractions you added. There's more to do: steep yourself in history at Kiyomizu-dera Temple and take a stroll through Arashiyama.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Kyoto day trip planning tool.

Take a train from Hachioji to Kyoto in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. When traveling from Hachioji in May, plan for a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Kyoto: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to drive to Osaka.

Things to do in Kyoto

Neighborhoods · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
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Highlights from your trip
Arashiyama ©
Neighborhood
Arashiyama
4.3

3
nights
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Nara Park as well as Backstreet Osaka Tours. Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Osaka Castle, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan, and then take a stroll through Dotombori District. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Nara Park and then indulge your taste buds at Backstreet Osaka Tours.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Osaka trip planner.

Getting from Kyoto to Osaka by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. May in Osaka sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 18°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Osaka

Parks · Wildlife · Nightlife · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Highlights from your trip
Nara Park ©
Wildlife Area
Nara Park
4.5
Osaka Castle ©
Castle
Osaka Castle
4.0
Dotombori District ©
Neighborhood
Dotombori District
4.0

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