6 days in Tokyo, Kawaguchi & Karuizawa-machi Itinerary

6 days in Tokyo, Kawaguchi & Karuizawa-machi Itinerary

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Tokyo
— 2 nights
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Kawaguchi
— 1 night
Drive
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Karuizawa-machi
— 2 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 8th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, make a trip to Tokyo Tower, then ponder the world of politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, then don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, and finally get your game on at Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Thu): take in panoramic vistas at Tokyo Skytree, take in the spiritual surroundings of Senso-ji Temple, then see the interesting displays at The Gallery of Horyuji Treasures, and finally explore the world behind art at Tokyo National Museum.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Tokyo trip planning website.

Bangkok, Thailand to Tokyo is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Bangkok to Tokyo. Traveling from Bangkok in January, expect Tokyo to be much colder, temps between 11°C and 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kawaguchi.

Things to do in Tokyo

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Tokyo Tower ©
Must see
Tokyo Tower
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Tokyo Skytree ©
Observation Deck
Tokyo Skytree
4.2

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Kawaguchi

Kawaguchi is a city located in Saitama Prefecture, in the central Kantō region of Japan., the city had an estimated population of 578,727 and a population density of 9340 persons per km². Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): join the crowd at Kawaguchi Autorace, walk around Oarata Kotsu Park, stroll around Kawaguchi Green Center, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saifuku-ji Temple, then admire the natural beauty at Saitama Prefecture Flowers and Green Promotion Center, and finally don't miss a visit to Previously Tanaka Family House.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Kawaguchi holiday planning app.

Traveling by car from Tokyo to Kawaguchi takes an hour. In January, daytime highs in Kawaguchi are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Karuizawa-machi.

Things to do in Kawaguchi

Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Highlights from your trip

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Karuizawa-machi

The only city in the world to have hosted both summer and winter Olympics, the resort town of Karuizawa-machi boasts clean air, impressive mountain scenery, and many outdoor activities and hot springs.
On the 11th (Sat), contemplate the waterfront views at Kumoba Pond, browse the different shops at Karuizawa prince shopping plaza, then play a few rounds at Seizan Golf Course, then buy something for everyone on your list at Harunire Terrace, and finally pause for some photo ops at Stone Church. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Karuizawa Hoshino Area.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Karuizawa-machi trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Kawaguchi to Karuizawa-machi in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Kawaguchi in January, things will get slightly colder in Karuizawa-machi: highs are around 3°C and lows about -3°C. On the 12th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Karuizawa-machi

Shopping · Parks · Nature · Golf
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Highlights from your trip
Seizan Golf Course ©
Golf Course
Seizan Golf Course
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Kumoba Pond ©
Water Body
Kumoba Pond
4.2

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