22 days in Japan & Thailand Itinerary

22 days in Japan & Thailand Itinerary

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Tokyo, Japan
— 2 nights
Drive
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Fuji, Japan
— 2 nights
Drive
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Matsumoto, Japan
— 1 night
Train
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Kyoto, Japan
— 3 nights
Fly
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 3 nights
Fly
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 3 nights
Shuttle
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Pattaya, Thailand
— 3 nights
Fly
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Patong, Thailand
— 4 nights
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Tokyo, Japan

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 13th (Tue): make a trip to Tokyo Tower, make a trip to Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, then don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, and finally admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Ninomaru Garden, then take an in-depth tour of Edo-Tokyo Museum, then have some family-friendly fun at Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou, and finally get engrossed in the history at Tokyo National Museum.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Tokyo planning website.

Jakarta, Indonesia to Tokyo is an approximately 12-hour flight. Traveling from Jakarta to Tokyo, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Jakarta in October, expect nights in Tokyo to be a bit cooler, around 18°C, while days are much colder, around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can drive to Fuji.

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums · Parks · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Oct 12 — 14:
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Tokyo Tower ©
Architectural Building
Tokyo Tower
4.2

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Fuji, Japan

Fuji is a city in eastern Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): make a trip to Mt. Fujiyama Komitake shrine, trek along Yoshida Route, then stop by Yamanashi Prefectural Mt.Fuji 5th Station Center, then go for a walk through Ryuganbuchi, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Kambara Shuku. Keep things going the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Iwamoto, get engrossed in the history at Honjin Memorial Museum Miyukitei, go for a walk through Yui Honjin Park, contemplate the long history of Oyasumi dokoro Old Inn, then head outdoors with Fujigawa Service Area - Inbound, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Yoshiwara Juku.

For photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Fuji travel route planning website.

Getting from Tokyo to Fuji by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Matsumoto.

Things to do in Fuji

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 14 — 16:
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Yoshiwara Juku ©
Historic Walking Area
Yoshiwara Juku
1.0
Yui Honjin Park ©
Scenic Walking Area
Yui Honjin Park
3.8

1
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Matsumoto, Japan

A castle town, Matsumoto possesses one of the best-preserved feudal structures in the country, and maintains its historical attractions and traditions while simultaneously exuding a modern, cosmopolitan charm.
On the 17th (Sat), explore the historical opulence of Matsumoto Castle, gain insight at Suzuki Shin-ichi Talent Education Institute, then examine the collection at Matsumoto Folkcraft Museum (Matsumoto Mingei-kan), and finally explore the world behind art at Japan Ukiyo-e Museum.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Matsumoto travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Fuji to Matsumoto in 3 hours. Traveling from Fuji in October, things will get a bit cooler in Matsumoto: highs are around 21°C and lows about 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Matsumoto

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3
nights
Kyoto, Japan

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Sanjusangendo Temple and Ginkakuji Temple. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, step into the grandiose world of Nijo Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kinkaku-ji, and wander the streets of Gion.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Kyoto itinerary maker app.

You can take a train from Matsumoto to Kyoto in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, Kyoto is a bit warmer than Matsumoto - with highs of 27°C and lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 20:
Highlights from your trip
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Historic Site
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
4.4
Nijo Castle ©
World heritage site
Nijo Castle
4.3

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Chiang Mai, Thailand

Rose of the North

Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Elephant POOPOOPAPER Park and Walking tours. Next up on the itinerary: explore the galleries of Wat Phra That Doi Kham (Temple of the Golden Mountain), soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phan Tao, and don't miss a visit to Villaggio Yapa, Tribu Padaung, Donne Giraffa.

Before you visit Chiang Mai, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by flight from Kyoto to Chiang Mai takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Kyoto to Chiang Mai, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Kyoto in October: high temperatures in Chiang Mai hover around 38°C and lows are around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 20 — 23:
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Bangkok, Thailand

City of Angels

Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Historic City of Ayutthaya and Food Tours. Go for a jaunt from Bangkok to Ayutthaya to see Wat Phra Sri Sanphet about 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: make a trip to Wat Pho, stroll around Lumpini Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), and contemplate the long history of The Grand Palace.

For where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Bangkok planning app.

Traveling by flight from Chiang Mai to Bangkok takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October in Bangkok, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can catch the shuttle to Pattaya.

Things to do in Bangkok

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 23 — 26:
Highlights from your trip
Wat Pho ©
Must see
Wat Pho
4.6
The Grand Palace ©
Historic Site
The Grand Palace
4.1
Historic City of Ayutthaya ©
World heritage site
Historic City of Ayutthaya
4.8

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Pattaya, Thailand

Resort City

Famous for its nightlife and activity-filled seafront, Pattaya remains a major party destination for tourists and expats in Thailand.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Scuba & Snorkeling and Khao Kheow Open Zoo. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Big Buddha Temple, explore the world behind art at Art in Paradise Pattaya, get interesting insight from Tours, and kick back and relax at Pattaya Beach.

Planning Pattaya trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Traveling by shuttle from Bangkok to Pattaya takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October in Pattaya, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Pattaya

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 26 — 29:
Highlights from your trip
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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
4.5
Big Buddha Temple ©
Religious Site
Big Buddha Temple
4.3
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Adrenaline / Extreme Tour
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
4.4

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Patong, Thailand

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Explore hidden gems such as Banana Beach and Nai Harn Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Patong: Kayaking & Canoeing (in Phuket Town) and Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong) (in Chalong). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Green Elephant Sanctuary Park, take some stellar pictures from Karon View Point, stop by Nordic Fashion, and make a trip to Bangla Road.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Patong trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Pattaya to Patong takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. October in Patong sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 29 — Nov 2:
Highlights from your trip
Banana Beach ©
Must see
Banana Beach
4.7
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Kayaking / Canoeing
Kayaking & Canoeing
4.5

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