22 days in Japan Itinerary

22 days in Japan Itinerary

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Tokyo
— 1 night
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Kushiro
— 2 nights
Train
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Sapporo
— 2 nights
Train
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Hakodate
— 2 nights
Train
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Osaka
— 6 nights
Drive
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Fuji
— 1 night
Drive
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Tokyo
— 6 nights
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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 (Sat): steep yourself in history at Hozomon, take in the spiritual surroundings of Asakusa Shrine, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Senso-ji Temple, then visit Ueno District, and finally explore the world behind art at teamLab☆Planets. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at 21 21 DESIGN SIGHT, stop by Ginza Itoya Hontren, then wander the streets of Ginza, then admire the masterpieces at The National Art Center, Tokyo, and finally relax and rejuvenate at Waho-An NATURE Tokyo.

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Norwich, UK to Tokyo is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Traveling from Norwich to Tokyo, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Norwich in October: high temperatures in Tokyo hover around 26°C and lows are around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel to Kushiro.

Things to do in Tokyo

Find places to stay Oct 31 — Nov 1:
Highlights from your trip
Asakusa Shrine ©
Must see
Asakusa Shrine
4.3
teamLab☆Planets ©
Must see
teamLab☆Planets
4.5

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Kushiro

Kushiro first developed as an industrial hub thanks to its relatively ice-free harbor, and has since also become known as a transport hub for journeys to the east of the island.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): examine the collection at Coal Mine Railway Museum, examine the collection at Tancho Crane Observation Center, identify plant and animal life at Akan International Crane Centre, then get to know the fascinating history of Kushiro Shitsugen Observatory Boardwalk, then take an in-depth tour of Hokuto Ancient Ruin Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Marine Toposu Kushiro. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catholic Kushiro Church, see the interesting displays at Coal mine Museum, explore the world behind art at Kushiro City Museum of Art, then don't miss a visit to Kushiro City Shogai Gakushu Center, then steep yourself in history at Kushiro Itsukushima Shrine, and finally see the interesting displays at Kushiro Art Museum, Hokkaido.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Kushiro trip maker website.

You can fly from Tokyo to Kushiro in 5.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train; or drive. In November, Kushiro is little chillier than Tokyo - with highs of 9°C and lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Sapporo.

Things to do in Kushiro

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Wildlife
Find places to stay Nov 1 — 3:
Highlights from your trip
Coal mine Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Coal mine Museum
3.9

2
nights
Sapporo

CIty of Ramen

A modern, bustling city known for its beer brewery, Sapporo attracts millions of visitors with its Snow Festival, during which elaborate ice and snow sculptures are exhibited all over town.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): delve into the lush surroundings at Tonden Windbreak Forest, boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fushimi Inari Shrine, then take in the exciting artwork at Sanroku Design, then explore the world behind art at Sapporo Art Museum, and finally view the masterpieces at Okui Migaku Gallery. On the next day, sample the tasty concoctions at Chitosetsuru Sake Museum, buy something for everyone on your list at Sapporo Factory, then get into the urban bustle at Sapporo Underground Shopping Centre Aurora Town, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Kita Ichijo Sapporo History Photo Gallery.

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Traveling by car from Kushiro to Sapporo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. While traveling from Kushiro, expect slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in Sapporo, ranging from highs of 6°C to lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Hakodate.

Things to do in Sapporo

Find places to stay Nov 3 — 5:
Highlights from your trip
Fushimi Inari Shrine ©
Religious Site
Fushimi Inari Shrine
4.2
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Thermal Spa
Thermal Spas
3.9

2
nights
Hakodate

City of Lights

A gateway to the island, Hakodate has gained a reputation for its waterfront attractions, its proximity to some of the island's most popular natural sites, and its seafood.
Keep things going the next day: browse the different shops at Hakodate Meiji-kan, explore the different monuments and memorials at Hakodate Foreign General Cemetery, steep yourself in history at The Old Public Hall of Hakodate Ward, admire the striking features of Kyu Soma-tei, then pause for some serene contemplation at Hakodate Orthodox Church, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St.John's Church Hakodate.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Hakodate holiday maker.

Traveling by flight from Sapporo to Hakodate takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. While traveling from Sapporo, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Hakodate, ranging from highs of 10°C to lows of 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Osaka.

Things to do in Hakodate

Find places to stay Nov 5 — 7:
Highlights from your trip
Kyu Soma-tei ©
Architectural Building
Kyu Soma-tei
4.2

6
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.
Kids Plaza Osaka and Abeno Harukas Art Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Step out of the city life by going to Osaka Fureai no Mizube and Mt. Tempozan. Explore Osaka's surroundings by going to Kyoto (Toji, Tenryuji Temple, &more). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine, get engrossed in the history at Osaka Museum of History, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hozenji Yokocho, and stroll around Nakanoshima Park.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Osaka vacation planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Hakodate to Osaka takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Hakodate in November; daily highs in Osaka reach 20°C and lows reach 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Fuji.

Things to do in Osaka

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 7 — 13:
Highlights from your trip
Tenryuji Temple ©
Must see
Tenryuji Temple
4.3
Toji ©
Religious Site
Toji
4.5

1
night
Fuji

Fuji is a city in eastern Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan. On the 14th (Sat), get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, get outside with Fujigawa Service Area - Inbound, then steep yourself in history at Shimpo-in, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Yoshiwara Juku.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Fuji tour planner.

Getting from Osaka to Fuji by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Osaka in November, Fuji is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to drive to Tokyo.

Things to do in Fuji

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 13 — 14:
Highlights from your trip
Yoshiwara Juku ©
Historic Walking Area
Yoshiwara Juku
1.0

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Tokyo

Escape the urban bustle at Tabinaka Inc, and National Maritime Research Institute. Get some historical perspective at Nezu Shrine and Sengaku-ji Temple. See some other sides of Tokyo: savor the flavors at Best Experience Japan, take a stroll through Yanaka District, admire the masterpieces at Mori Art Museum, and examine the collection at Madame Tussauds Tokyo.

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You can drive from Fuji to Tokyo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Fuji in November since evenings lows in Tokyo dip to 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Side Trips

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Highlights from your trip
Edo-Tokyo Museum ©
Must see
Edo-Tokyo Museum
4.4
Nezu Shrine ©
Historic Site
Nezu Shrine
4.4

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