14 days in Japan Itinerary

14 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tokyo
— 4 nights
2
Kyoto
— 3 nights
3
Osaka
— 2 nights
4
Hiroshima
— 1 day
5
Nara
— 2 nights
6
Tokyo
— 1 night
7
Kabukicho
— Few hours


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4
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Robot Restaurant as well as Street Kart Shinagawa #2. Step out of the city life by going to Odaiba Kaihin Koen (Odaiba Seaside Park) and Kimono & Geisha Experience COCOMO. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Senso-ji Temple and Tokyo National Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Tokyo side-trips: Maihama (Tokyo DisneySea & Tokyo Disneyland). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Edo-Tokyo Museum, take a stroll through Odaiba District, get your game on at Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou, and admire the landmark architecture of Tokyo Tower.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Tokyo sightseeing planner.

Gold Coast, Australia to Tokyo is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Gold Coast to Tokyo is minus 1 hour. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Gold Coast in November: high temperatures in Tokyo hover around 19°C and lows are around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods · Theme Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Urayasu
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Odaiba District ©
Odaiba District
Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple
Tokyo National Museum ©
Tokyo National Museum

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.
Kyoto National Museum and Kyoto International Manga Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Get some historical perspective at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and Nijo Castle. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kinkaku-ji, get your game on at Geisha and Maiko Makeover Experience in Kyoto Gion Aya, take an in-depth tour of Kyoto Museum of Crafts and Design, and contemplate the long history of Kiyomizu-dera Temple.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Kyoto journey planner.

Take a train from Tokyo to Kyoto in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In November, daytime highs in Kyoto are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Osaka.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

2
nights
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes HK Club Q International Party Bar as well as Universal Studios Japan. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): examine the collection at Osaka Shiritsu Toyo Toji Museum, then get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Japan, and then join in the after-dark buzz at HK Club Q International Party Bar.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Osaka attractions planner.

You can take a train from Kyoto to Osaka in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Osaka are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks · Nightlife · Museums
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Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
HK Club Q International Party Bar ©
HK Club Q International Party Bar
Osaka Shiritsu Toyo Toji Museum ©
Osaka Shiritsu Toyo Toji Museum

1
day
Hiroshima

Hiroshima ©
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Atomic Bomb Dome, take an in-depth tour of Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, and then steep yourself in history at Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Hiroshima trip maker.

You can take a train from Osaka to Hiroshima in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and train. November in Hiroshima sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Nara.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Museums · Historic Sites
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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum ©
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima ©
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima
Atomic Bomb Dome ©
Atomic Bomb Dome

2
nights
Nara

Nara ©
The country's first established capital, Nara houses some of the most storied buildings and natural attractions in Japan, with eight World Heritage Sites in total.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Tegaimon, examine the collection at Todaiji Temple Cultural Center, pause for some photo ops at Todai-ji Temple, then make a trip to Nara National Museum, and finally stroll around Nara Park. On your second day here, make a trip to Byodoin, get engrossed in the history at Kofuku-ji Temple National Treasure Hall, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kasuga Grand Shrine.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Nara visit planning website.

Traveling by train from Hiroshima to Nara takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. November in Nara sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Tokyo.

Things to do in Nara

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Byodoin
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Todai-ji Temple ©
Todai-ji Temple
Nara Park ©
Nara Park
Kasuga Grand Shrine ©
Kasuga Grand Shrine

1
night
Tokyo

Tokyo ©
On the 1st (Tue), don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, don't miss a visit to Shibuya Crossing, then explore the activities along Meguro River, and finally take a stroll through Ginza.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Tokyo driving holiday planning tool.

Take a train from Nara to Tokyo in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kabukicho.

Things to do in Tokyo

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Nature
Find places to stay Nov 30 — Dec 1:
Highlights from your plan
Ginza ©
Ginza
Meguro River ©
Meguro River
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine

few
hours
Kabukicho

Kabukicho
To see photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Kabukicho itinerary planning app.

Kabukicho is just a short distance from Tokyo. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in December, and nighttime lows around 4°C. On the 1st (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Kabukicho

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
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