22 days in Kanto & Kanagawa Prefecture Itinerary

22 days in Kanto & Kanagawa Prefecture Itinerary

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1
Nikko
— 3 nights
2
Minakami-machi
— 2 nights
3
Okutama-machi
— 2 nights
4
Hachijo-machi
— 2 nights
5
Tateyama
— 2 nights
6
Yokohama
— 2 nights
7
Hakone-machi
— 4 nights
8
Tokyo
— 4 nights

3
nights
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.
Get in touch with nature at Nikko Base and NAOC. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nikko: Nasushiobara (Ryushun Fall & Sanbon Yaridake Moutain) and Nasu-machi (Nasu Nature Study Paths & Mt. Nasu). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nikko Tosho-gu, take in the dramatic natural features at Kammangafuchi Gorge, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Chuzenji, and take in the dramatic scenery at Kirifuri Waterfall.

For photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Nikko trip itinerary website.

Tokyo to Nikko is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Tokyo in July, you will find days in Nikko are a bit cooler (31°C), and nights are about the same (28°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Minakami-machi.

Things to do in Nikko

Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Nasushiobara, Nasu-machi
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 29:
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Kegon Falls ©
Kegon Falls
Nikko Tosho-gu ©
Nikko Tosho-gu
Lake Chuzenji ©
Lake Chuzenji

2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Fukiwarenotaki Falls, then trek along Suwakyo, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour. On the 31st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: fly down the slopes at Tanigawadaketenjindaira Ski Area and then grab your bike and head to MTB Japan Adventure Tours.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Minakami-machi online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Nikko to Minakami-machi takes 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel to Okutama-machi.

Things to do in Minakami-machi

Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Fukiwarenotaki Falls
Find places to stay Jul 29 — 31:
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River Rafting & Tubing
Fukiwarenotaki Falls ©
Fukiwarenotaki Falls

2
nights
Okutama-machi

Okutama-machi ©
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Kamiyatsuno Okusuu, then take a memorable tour with Canyons Okutama, and then head outdoors with Minamisawa Ajisaiyama. Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with Mt.Momokura, admire the sheer force of Marugami Falls, then admire the sheer force of Fudo Falls, and finally get outside with Mt. Kumotori.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Okutama-machi holiday planner.

Getting from Minakami-machi to Okutama-machi by car takes about 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Hachijo-machi.

Things to do in Okutama-machi

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

Fudo Falls, Kamiyatsuno Okusuu, Minamisawa Ajisaiyama, Mt.Momokura, Marugami Falls
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Canyons Okutama ©
Canyons Okutama
Mt. Kumotori ©
Mt. Kumotori

2
nights
Hachijo-machi

Hachijo-machi ©
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Muikagahara Sakyu, head outdoors with Occhogahama, then delve into the lush surroundings at Hego Forest, then admire the sheer force of Karataki Fall, and finally see some colorful creatures with Concolor. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Tue): take in panoramic vistas at Osaka Tunnel Observation Deck, explore the striking landscape at Nambara Senjojiki, get outside with Sokodo Beach, identify plant and animal life at Noboryotouge, then enjoy the sand and surf at Yokoma Beach, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hachijo Fuji.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Hachijo-machi trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Okutama-machi to Hachijo-machi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Tateyama.

Things to do in Hachijo-machi

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
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Nambara Senjojiki ©
Nambara Senjojiki
Hachijo Fuji ©
Hachijo Fuji
Osaka Tunnel Observation Deck ©
Osaka Tunnel Observation Deck

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Tateyama

Tateyama ©
Tateyama is a city located in southern Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): make a trip to Cape Nojima, have unforgettable encounters with Ito Diving Service Bommie, then explore the striking landscape at Oki no Shima, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Hojo Beach. On your second day here, admire the sheer force of Yomogi Fudodaki Waterfall, head outdoors with Shirosaki Beach, and then head outdoors with Maebara Beach.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Tateyama attractions planner.

Explore your travel options from Hachijo-machi to Tateyama with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in August, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can go by car to Yokohama.

Things to do in Tateyama

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Kamogawa, Cape Nojima
Find places to stay Aug 4 — 6:
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Hojo Beach ©
Hojo Beach
Cape Nojima ©
Cape Nojima

2
nights
Yokohama

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.
You've now added Jingashita Keikou Park to your itinerary. On the 7th (Fri), discover the deep blue sea with Coco Nut Yokohama - Diving Tours, stroll around Jingashita Keikou Park, hike along Katabira-gawa Shinsui Ryokudo, then enjoy the sand and surf at Zushi Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Futtsu Beach. On the 8th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine, head off the coast to Enoshima Island, kick back and relax at Morito Beach, then hike along Hayama Sangaokayama Ryokuchi, and finally kick back and relax at Akiya, Tateishi Coast.

For ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Yokohama trip maker app.

You can drive from Tateyama to Yokohama in 1.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Tateyama in August: highs in Yokohama hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can go by car to Hakone-machi.

Things to do in Yokohama

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Hayama-machi, Zushi Beach, Futtsu Beach, Enoshima Island, Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine
Find places to stay Aug 6 — 8:
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Jingashita Keikou Park ©
Jingashita Keikou Park
Enoshima Island ©
Enoshima Island
Hayama Sangaokayama Ryokuchi ©
Hayama Sangaokayama Ryokuchi

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Lake Kawaguchi and Tree Cross Adventure Atsugi Nanasawa. Venture out of the city with trips to Forest Mall, Fujikawaguchiko (in Fujikawaguchiko-machi), Mt. Ishiwari (in Yamanakako-mura) and Hakuun Falls (in Yugawara-machi). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Lake Ashi (Ashinoko), push the limits with Fun2Drive, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pola Museum of Art, and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Hakone-machi planner.

Getting from Yokohama to Hakone-machi by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway, train, and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Yokohama, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Hakone-machi, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Tokyo.

Things to do in Hakone-machi

Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Fujikawaguchiko-machi, Fuji, Tree Cross Adventure Atsugi Nanasawa, Mt. Ishiwari, Hakuun Falls
Find places to stay Aug 8 — 12:
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Hakone Stone‐paved Road ©
Hakone Stone‐paved Road
Lake Kawaguchi ©
Lake Kawaguchi
Lake Ashi (Ashinoko) ©
Lake Ashi (Ashinoko)

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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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Moroiso Shores and Odaiba Kaihin Koen (Odaiba Seaside Park). Explore Tokyo's surroundings by going to Maihama (Tokyo Disneyland & Tokyo DisneySea) and Umanose Domon (in Miura). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, take in nature's colorful creations at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, stop by Odaiba District, and ponder the world of politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Tokyo online attractions planner.

Drive from Hakone-machi to Tokyo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. When traveling from Hakone-machi in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Tokyo, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Theme Parks · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Miura, Urayasu
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 16:
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Tokyo Disneyland ©
Tokyo Disneyland
Tokyo DisneySea ©
Tokyo DisneySea
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden

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