18 days in Japan Itinerary

18 days in Japan Itinerary

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Fly
1
Tokyo
— 2 nights
Train
2
Osaka
— 3 nights
Train to Shin-Yokohama, Subway to Yokohama
3
Yokohama
— 1 night
Drive
4
Hakone-machi
— 1 night
Drive
5
Tokyo
— 5 nights
Drive
6
Urayasu
— 4 nights
Drive to Tokyo Haneda International Airport, Fly to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport

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2
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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Wed): stop by Ginza Itoya Hontren.

Discover how to plan a Tokyo trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Washington DC, USA to Tokyo is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Tokyo is 14 hours. Traveling from Washington DC in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Tokyo, with lows of 43°F. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Osaka.

Things to do in Tokyo

Find places to stay Mar 31 — Apr 2:
Highlights from your trip
Nezu Museum ©
Art Museum
Nezu Museum
4.5
21 21 DESIGN SIGHT ©
Art Museum
21 21 DESIGN SIGHT
4.3
Toshogu Shrine ©
Historic Site
Toshogu Shrine
4.1

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 Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan as well as Universal Studios Japan. Step off the beaten path and head to Nigatsu-do Temple and Kasuga Grand Shrine. Dotombori District and Isuien Garden are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Nara (Kofuku-ji Temple & Nara National Museum).

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Osaka trip planning app.

Getting from Tokyo to Osaka by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Osaka can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. You'll have a few hours on the 5th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Yokohama.

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 2 — 5:
Highlights from your trip
Nigatsu-do Temple ©
Must see
Nigatsu-do Temple
4.6
Dotombori District ©
Neighborhood
Dotombori District
4.0
Kasuga Grand Shrine ©
Religious Site
Kasuga Grand Shrine
4.4

1
night
Yokohama

Once a small fishing town, Yokohama was one of the first ports to welcome foreign trade in the 19th century, after which it grew into Japan's second largest city and a bustling metropolis.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Shinyokohama Ramen Museum as well as Cup Noodles Museum Yokohama. On the 5th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Cup Noodles Museum Yokohama, wander the streets of Yokohama Chinatown, and then get in on the family fun at Shinyokohama Ramen Museum.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Yokohama vacation site.

Getting from Osaka to Yokohama by combination of train and subway takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In April in Yokohama, expect temperatures between 65°F during the day and 52°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Tue) before leaving for Hakone-machi.

Things to do in Yokohama

Museums · Theme Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Apr 5 — 6:
Highlights from your trip
Cup Noodles Museum Yokohama ©
Specialty Museum
Cup Noodles Museum Yokohama
4.0
Yokohama Chinatown ©
Neighborhood
Yokohama Chinatown
3.5

1
night
Hakone-machi

Sitting at the foot of Mount Fuji, Hakone-machi has become a popular retreat from Tokyo for locals and tourists alike.
On the 6th (Tue), indulge in Japan's hot spring tradition at some of the top local onsens.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Hakone-machi road trip planning site.

Getting from Yokohama to Hakone-machi by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of subway, train, and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Yokohama in April, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Hakone-machi: temperatures range from 55°F by day to 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Tokyo.

Things to do in Hakone-machi

Spas · Baths · Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Apr 6 — 7:
Highlights from your trip
Choanji Temple ©
Religious Site
Choanji Temple
4.5
Lalique Museum Hakone ©
Specialty Museum
Lalique Museum Hakone
4.2

5
nights
Tokyo

You've now added Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden to your itinerary. Let the collections at Fire Museum and Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum capture your imagination. Explore hidden gems such as Asakusa Shrine and Hozomon. See even more of Tokyo: make a trip to Nezu Shrine, take a stroll through Odaiba District, get a taste of the local shopping with Shimokitazawa, and visit Yanaka District.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Tokyo trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Hakone-machi to Tokyo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Hakone-machi in April: highs in Tokyo hover around 67°F, while lows dip to 51°F. On the 12th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Urayasu.

Things to do in Tokyo

Find places to stay Apr 7 — 12:
Highlights from your trip
Nezu Shrine ©
Must see
Nezu Shrine
4.4
Asakusa Shrine ©
Must see
Asakusa Shrine
4.3

4
nights
Urayasu

A city lying on Tokyo Bay, Urayasu used to stand separate from the giant metropolis next door, but now, even though it belongs to another prefecture, it seems part of the capital.
Head to Ikspiari and Bon Voyagefor some retail therapy. Discover out-of-the-way places like Toyoke Shrine and Hoki Museum. Step out of Urayasu with an excursion to Yunoichi, Chiba Kamagaya in Kamagaya--about 36 minutes away. Have a day of magic on the 14th (Wed) at Tokyo Disneyland. There's much more to do: discover the magic at Tokyo DisneySea, get some fabulous bargains at Mitsui Outlet Park Makuhari, and try to win big at Nakayama Horse Tracks.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Urayasu trip planner.

Urayasu is very close to Tokyo. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Tokyo in April since evenings lows in Urayasu dip to 57°F. You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Urayasu

Theme Parks · Shopping · Spas · Baths

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 12 — 16:
Highlights from your trip
Tokyo Disneyland ©
Disney Park / Activity
Tokyo Disneyland
4.3
Hoki Museum ©
Art Museum
Hoki Museum
4.4
Ikspiari ©
Shopping Mall
Ikspiari
3.9

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