21 days in Japan Itinerary

21 days in Japan Itinerary

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Tokyo
— 5 nights
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Shibukawa
— 2 nights
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Minakami-machi
— 2 nights
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Nakanojo-machi
— 2 nights
5
Kusatsu-machi
— 2 nights
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Tsumagoi-mura
— 2 nights
7
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.
Take a break from Tokyo with a short trip to Tokyo Disneyland in Maihama, about 38 minutes away. It doesn't end there: enjoy breathtaking views from Tokyo Skytree.

For reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Tokyo holiday tool.

San Francisco, USA to Tokyo is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Tokyo is 17 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from San Francisco in March: high temperatures in Tokyo hover around 58°F and lows are around 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Shibukawa.

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Tokyo Disneyland ©
Tokyo Disneyland
Tokyo Skytree ©
Tokyo Skytree

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Shibukawa

Shibukawa ©
Often referred to as the "Belly Button of Japan," the city of Shibukawa celebrates its status as the country's geographical center by hosting the Heso Matsuri, or Belly Button Festival.
On the 22nd (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Ikaho Shrine. On the next day, indulge in Japan's hot spring tradition at some of the top local onsens and then get to know the fascinating history of Ikaho Stone Steps.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Shibukawa tour site.

Traveling by car from Tokyo to Shibukawa takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Tokyo in March, you will find days in Shibukawa are little chillier (52°F), and nights are about the same (48°F). You will leave for Minakami-machi on the 24th (Wed).

Things to do in Shibukawa

Historic Sites · Baths · Spas
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Ikaho Stone Steps ©
Ikaho Stone Steps
Ikaho Shrine ©
Ikaho Shrine

2
nights
Minakami-machi

Perched beneath the foothills of several soaring mountains, the town of Minakami-machi provides a picturesque stepping stone from which to explore the dramatic surrounding scenery.
On the 24th (Wed), soak in some Japanese tradition at some of the top local onsens.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Minakami-machi road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Shibukawa to Minakami-machi takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. You will leave for Nakanojo-machi on the 26th (Fri).

Things to do in Minakami-machi

Baths · Spas
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Onsen Resorts

2
nights
Nakanojo-machi

On the 27th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape at Shima no Oketsu and then indulge in Japan's hot spring tradition at some of the top local onsens.

Plan my day in Nakanojo-machi using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Drive from Minakami-machi to Nakanojo-machi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In March, daily temperatures in Nakanojo-machi can reach 50°F, while at night they dip to 37°F. On the 28th (Sun), you'll travel to Kusatsu-machi.

Things to do in Nakanojo-machi

Nature · Parks · Baths · Spas
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Onsen Resorts

2
nights
Kusatsu-machi

On the 29th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around Sainokawara Park and then indulge in Japan's hot spring tradition at some of the top local onsens.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Kusatsu-machi online tour itinerary builder.

You can drive from Nakanojo-machi to Kusatsu-machi in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In March in Kusatsu-machi, expect temperatures between 50°F during the day and 37°F at night. On the 30th (Tue), you're off to Tsumagoi-mura.

Things to do in Kusatsu-machi

Baths · Spas · Parks
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Sainokawara Park ©
Sainokawara Park

2
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Tsumagoi-mura

Tsumagoi-mura
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Wed): indulge in Japan's hot spring tradition at some of the top local onsens.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Tsumagoi-mura day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Kusatsu-machi to Tsumagoi-mura takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 50°F, and evening lows to 37°F. On the 1st (Thu), you'll travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Tsumagoi-mura

Baths · Spas
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Tokyo

Tokyo ©
See some other sides of Tokyo: take in nature's colorful creations at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, take a stroll through Ginza, engage your brain at National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation Miraikan, and admire the masterpieces at Tokyo National Museum.

For ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Tokyo trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Tsumagoi-mura to Tokyo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You will leave for home on the 5th (Mon).

Things to do in Tokyo

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Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
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Tokyo National Museum

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