17 days in Japan Itinerary

17 days in Japan Itinerary

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Tokyo
— 3 nights
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Hakone-machi
— Few hours
3
Mishima
— Few hours
4
Hiroshima
— 3 nights
5
Takachiho-cho
— 2 nights
6
Beppu
— 1 day
7
Mine
— Few hours
8
Kyoto
— 2 nights
9
Osaka
— 1 night
10
Tokyo
— 1 night
11
Nikko
— 1 day
12
Tokyo
— 1 night

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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.
Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Takeshita Street and then don't miss a visit to Shibuya Crossing.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Tokyo trip simple and quick.

Calgary, Canada to Tokyo is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Calgary to Tokyo is 16 hours. Traveling from Calgary in October, you will find days in Tokyo are a bit warmer (26°C), and nights are much warmer (18°C). On the 26th (Wed), you're off to Hakone-machi.

Things to do in Tokyo

Shopping · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Oct 23 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Takeshita Street ©
Takeshita Street
Shibuya Crossing ©
Shibuya Crossing

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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 Hakone Sightseeing Cruise as well as The Hakone Open-Air Museum. Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at The Hakone Open-Air Museum and then get a new perspective on things with Hakone Sightseeing Cruise.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Hakone-machi trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Tokyo to Hakone-machi by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Tokyo in October, you will find days in Hakone-machi are slightly colder (19°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Mishima.

Things to do in Hakone-machi

Museums · Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 26 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
The Hakone Open-Air Museum ©
The Hakone Open-Air Museum
Hakone Sightseeing Cruise ©
Hakone Sightseeing Cruise

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Mishima

Mishima ©
Mishima is a city located in eastern Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan.The city, which covers an area of 62.02sqkm, had an estimated population in December 2016 of 109,872, giving a population density of 1,772 persons per km2.GeographyMishima is located in far eastern Shizuoka Prefecture, at the northern end of Izu Peninsula and in the foothills of Mount Fuji.Surrounding municipalitiesShizuoka PrefectureNumazuSusonoKannamiShimizuNagaizumiHakoneClimateMishima has a humid continental climate (Köppen climate classification Cfa) with hot summers and cool winters. Your day by day itinerary now includes Mishima Skywalk. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): snap pictures at Mishima Skywalk.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Mishima trip planner.

Traveling by car from Hakone-machi to Mishima takes an hour. In October, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Hiroshima.
Find places to stay Oct 26 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Mishima Skywalk ©
Mishima Skywalk

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Hiroshima

Hiroshima ©
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Okonomimura. Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima and then don't miss a visit to Okonomimura. On the next day, take in the natural beauty of Hells of Beppu and then indulge in some personalized pampering at Beppu Beach Sand Bath.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Hiroshima driving holiday planning app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mishima to Hiroshima. While traveling from Mishima, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Hiroshima, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 19°C. On the 29th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Takachiho-cho.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites · Spas · Parks

Side Trip

Beppu
Find places to stay Oct 26 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima ©
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima
Beppu Beach Sand Bath ©
Beppu Beach Sand Bath
Okonomimura ©
Okonomimura

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Takachiho-cho

Takachiho-cho
The mountain town of Takachiho-cho remains a place of great importance to Japan's spiritual and natural heritage, and the point where these two things intersect.
To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Takachiho-cho attractions planner.

You can do a combination of train and taxi from Hiroshima to Takachiho-cho in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, daytime highs in Takachiho-cho are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. On the 31st (Mon), you'll travel to Beppu.

Things to do in Takachiho-cho

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 29 — 31:

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Beppu

Beppu
The resort town of Beppu puts the geothermal nature of the region to good use.
For other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Beppu trip planner.

Traveling by car from Takachiho-cho to Beppu takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in October, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Mine.

Things to do in Beppu

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Oct 31 — Nov 1:

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Mine

Mine
For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Mine vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Beppu to Mine takes 2.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Mine are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. You will leave for Kyoto on the 31st (Mon).

Things to do in Mine

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 31 — Nov 1:

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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.
Here are some ideas for day two: get interesting insight from Street Kart Kyoto.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Kyoto trip itinerary builder app.

Explore your travel options from Mine to Kyoto with the Route module. Traveling from Mine in November, expect slightly colder with lows of 10°C in Kyoto. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to take a train to Osaka.

Things to do in Kyoto

Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 31 — Nov 3:

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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.
For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Osaka online tour 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. You'll set off for Tokyo on the 4th (Fri).

Things to do in Osaka

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Nov 3 — 4:

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Tokyo

Tokyo ©
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Heirin-ji Temple, admire the landmark architecture of Marquis Maeda Old Western Style House, then relax and rejuvenate at ERAWAN Thai Traditional Massage - Tokyo, then wander the streets of Takeshita Street, and finally admire the natural beauty at Meiji Shrine Imperial Garden.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Tokyo trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by train from Osaka to Tokyo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can go by car to Nikko.

Things to do in Tokyo

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Spas

Side Trip

Heirin-ji Temple
Find places to stay Nov 4 — 6:
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Takeshita Street ©
Takeshita Street
ERAWAN Thai Traditional Massage - Tokyo ©
ERAWAN Thai Traditional Massage - Tokyo
Heirin-ji Temple ©
Heirin-ji Temple

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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 Yomeimon (Main Gate), Taiyuimbyo Shrine and Ashikaga Flower Park. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Nikko Tosho-gu, then steep yourself in history at Taiyuimbyo Shrine, then contemplate the long history of Yomeimon (Main Gate), and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Ashikaga Flower Park.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Nikko road trip app.

Traveling by car from Tokyo to Nikko takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Tokyo in November, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Nikko: temperatures range from 15°C by day to 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to drive to Tokyo.

Things to do in Nikko

Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Ashikaga Flower Park
Find places to stay Nov 6 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Nikko Tosho-gu ©
Nikko Tosho-gu
Yomeimon (Main Gate) ©
Yomeimon (Main Gate)
Taiyuimbyo Shrine ©
Taiyuimbyo Shrine

1
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Tokyo

Tokyo
Plan trip to Tokyo with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Nikko to Tokyo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Nikko, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Tokyo, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 11°C. You'll set off for home on the 7th (Mon).

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Nov 6 — 7:

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