60 days in Japan Itinerary

60 days in Japan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Japan travel planner

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Fly to Naha Airport, Drive to Nago
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Nago
— 3 nights
Drive
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Motobu-cho
— 5 nights
Fly
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Hiroshima
— 5 nights
Train
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Himeji
— 4 nights
Drive
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Awaji, Awaji-shima
— 5 nights
Drive
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Osaka
— 4 nights
Drive
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Kyoto
— 6 nights
Fly
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Sapporo
— 5 nights
Drive
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Otaru
— 5 nights
Drive
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Biei-cho
— 3 nights
Fly
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Urayasu
— 5 nights
Drive
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Tokyo
— 6 nights
Drive
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Narusawa-mura
— 3 nights
Drive to Tokyo Haneda International Airport, Fly to Achmad Yani Airport

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Nago

— 3 nights
Developed as an upper-middle class tourist town in the northern part of Okinawa Island, Nago offers a wide range of leisure activities from swimming to exploration of ruins and rainforests.
You've now added Nago Pineapple Park to your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nago: Gesashi Bay's Mangrove Forest (in Higashi-son) and Ishiyama Viewing Platform (in Ogimi-son). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Kouri Ohashi, sample the fine beverages at Helios Distillery, walk around Nago Castle Historical Park, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Nago tour planner.

Semarang, Indonesia to Nago is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Semarang to Nago. In February, daily temperatures in Nago can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to drive to Motobu-cho.

Things to do in Nago

Parks · Outdoors · Shopping · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 10 — 13:

Motobu-cho

— 5 nights
Formed by the gradual merging of several old fishing villages, today the island town of Motobu-cho boasts paradisal beaches of white sand, clear waters, and a rich array of wildlife.
You've now added Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium to your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Motobu-cho: Noho Ohashi (in Iheya-son), Onna-son (Cape Manzamo & Kirameki Kobou) and Yomitan-son (Yomitan Village Traditional Craft Art Center, Zakimi Castle Ruins, &more). The adventure continues: make a trip to Nakijin Castle Ruins, enjoy breathtaking views from Shirasagi Lookout, relax in the rural setting at Aiai Farm, and take in the pleasant sights at Bise no Fukugi Tree Road.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Motobu-cho tour itinerary builder site.

Motobu-cho is just a short distance from Nago. In February, daytime highs in Motobu-cho are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Motobu-cho

Parks · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 13 — 18:

Hiroshima

— 5 nights

City of Peace

Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Hiroshima Castle as well as Atomic Bomb Dome. Change things up with these side-trips from Hiroshima: Hatsukaichi (Daishoin Temple, Itsukushima Shrine, &more) and Kure (JMSDF Kure Museum & Yamato Museum). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, learn something new at SHA-RAKU Archery Experience, pause for some photo ops at Peace Flame, and admire the masterpieces at Hiroshima Museum of Art.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Hiroshima road trip app.

Traveling by flight from Motobu-cho to Hiroshima takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Motobu-cho in February: high temperatures in Hiroshima hover around 11°C and lows are around 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Himeji.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 18 — 23:

Himeji

— 4 nights
The castle around which the city of Himeji has developed represents one of the best preserved in the country, and has been designated as a national treasure and a World Heritage Site.
You've now added Himeji Castle to your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Himeji side-trips: Hattoji Furusatomura (in Bizen), Daisen Outlook (in Mimasaka) and Okayama Korakuen Garden (in Okayama). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Ohara Museum of Art, examine the collection at Japanese Rural Toy Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Koko-en, and make a trip to Sunken Garden, Castle Garden.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Himeji route planner.

Getting from Hiroshima to Himeji by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In February, daily temperatures in Himeji can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to drive to Awaji.

Things to do in Himeji

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 23 — 27:

Awaji, Awaji-shima

— 5 nights
Most trips to Awaji remain fairly brief stop-offs on the expressway between Honshu and Shikoku.
You've now added Nijigen no Mori to your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Awaji: Minamiawaji (Youth Park, Janohire Dolphin Farm, &more) and Naruto (Oasahiko Shrine & Otsuka Museum of Art). The adventure continues: experience rural life at Harmony Farm Awaji, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Izanagi Shrine, stop by Awaji Service Area Down, and get all the information you need at Awaji Highway Oasis.

To plan Awaji vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can drive from Himeji to Awaji in 1.5 hours. In February in Awaji, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 4°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can go by car to Osaka.

Things to do in Awaji

Parks · Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 27 — Mar 4:

Osaka

— 4 nights
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Osaka Castle as well as Universal Studios Japan. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Osaka: Kobe (Nankinmachi (Kobe Chinatown) & Ishoan), Ashiya Rock Garden (in Ashiya) and Nara (Kofuku-ji Temple, Nara Park, &more). There's still lots to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan, make a trip to Kuromon Market, examine the collection at Mizuno Sportology Gallery, and browse the different shops at Imperial Hotel Plaza Osaka.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Osaka trip planner.

Traveling by car from Awaji to Osaka takes 1.5 hours. In March in Osaka, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Kyoto.

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 4 — 8:

Kyoto

— 6 nights
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've added Kinkaku-ji, Nijo Castle, Kiyomizu-dera Temple, and other attractions to your itinerary. Change things up with a short trip to Todai-ji Temple in Nara (about 1 hour away). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Arashiyama, visit Gion, steep yourself in history at Heian Shrine, and take in nature's colorful creations at Shugakuin Imperial Villa.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Kyoto sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Osaka to Kyoto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in March, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Sapporo.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 8 — 14:

Sapporo

— 5 nights

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Odori Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Sapporo: Shikotsuko Kankosen (in Chitose) and Noboribetsu (Jigokudani & Noboribetsu Marine Park Nixe). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll around Sapporo Underground Shopping Centre Aurora Town, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Hokkaido University Sapporo Campus, and have some family-friendly fun at Wonder Land Sapporo.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Sapporo trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Kyoto to Sapporo in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect colder weather when traveling from Kyoto in March: highs in Sapporo hover around 1°C, while lows dip to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive to Otaru.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks · Tours · Classes · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 14 — 19:

Otaru

— 5 nights

Town of Hills

The port city of Otaru has long attracted domestic visitors, drawn in by the city's many historic buildings, and has started to garner international attention, too.
Otaru Canal has been added to your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Otaru: Kutchan-cho (Niseko Mountain Resort Grand Hirafu Ski Place, Niseko Hanazono Resort, &more), Niseko-cho (Hokkaido Lion Adventure, Niseko Annupuri International Ski Area, &more) and Mt. Yotei Spring Water (in Makkari-mura). There's much more to do: meet the residents at Otaru Aquarium, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tomioka Catholic Church, see the interesting displays at Otaru-shi General Museum, and snap pictures at Asakusa Bridge.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Otaru trip itinerary site.

Drive from Sapporo to Otaru in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 1°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Biei-cho.

Things to do in Otaru

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 19 — 24:

Biei-cho

— 3 nights
Famous for scenic views of vast fields, wide meadows, and gently rolling hills against the backdrop of the Taisetsu mountain range, Biei-cho offers a picture-prefect setting for a pleasant countryside vacation.
You've now added Shikisai no Oka to your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Biei-cho: Asahi-dake (in Higashikawa-cho), Furano (Furano Ski Resort & Furabi) and Kamikawa-cho (Daisetsu Kogen Swamp, Daisetsuzan, &more). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Shikaribetsu Lake, take in the exciting artwork at Takushinkan, and don't miss a visit to Christmas Tree no Ki.

To see photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Biei-cho attractions planner.

Getting from Otaru to Biei-cho by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Otaru in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Biei-cho, with lows of -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Urayasu.

Things to do in Biei-cho

Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 24 — 27:

Urayasu

— 5 nights
A city lying on Tokyo Bay, Urayasu used to stand separate from the giant metropolis next door, but now, even though it belongs to another prefecture, it seems part of the capital.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Tokyo DisneySea as well as Tokyo Disneyland. Get out of town with these interesting Urayasu side-trips: Yomogi Fudodaki Waterfall (in Kamogawa), Murasaki Country Club Murasaki Ayame Course (in Noda) and Isumi (Brown's Field & Mt. Otowa Kiyomizu Temple). And it doesn't end there: discover the deep blue sea with Coconut Makuhari Hongo, stroll around Matsudo East Matsudo Yuinohana Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Narita International Airport Terminal 1, and take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Japanese History.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Urayasu online visit planner.

You can fly from Biei-cho to Urayasu in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. When traveling from Biei-cho in March, plan for a bit warmer days in Urayasu, with highs around 15°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Tokyo.

Things to do in Urayasu

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 27 — Apr 1:

Tokyo

— 6 nights
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 day by day itinerary now includes Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden and Meiji Jingu Shrine. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Tokyo Tower, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Ueno Zoo, get engrossed in the history at Edo-Tokyo Museum, and indulge in some personalized pampering at ARONA SPA.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Tokyo trip itinerary builder app.

Tokyo is very close to Urayasu. Traveling from Urayasu in April, expect slightly colder with lows of 12°C in Tokyo. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to drive to Narusawa-mura.

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 1 — 7:

Narusawa-mura

— 3 nights
A village at the foothills of Mt.
Mount Fuji has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): get a sense of history and politics at Mt. Fuji Gogome Kani Post Office, get impressive views of Mount Fuji, pause for some photo ops at Japan's Highest Peak Fujisan Kengamine Monument, then make a trip to Mt. Fuji 5th Station, and finally stroll through Narusawa's Tree Form Lava. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tee off at Narusawa Golf Club, fly down the slopes at Fujiten Snow Resort, explore the striking landscape at Narusawa Ice Cave, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ryugatake, and finally tee off at Minami Fuji Country Club.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Narusawa-mura day trip planning site.

Getting from Tokyo to Narusawa-mura by car takes about 2 hours. When traveling from Tokyo in April, plan for a bit cooler days in Narusawa-mura, with highs around 15°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Narusawa-mura

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Golf

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 7 — 10:

Japan travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Landmarks · Historic Sites
Land of the Rising Sun
Part of a volcanic archipelago that encompasses over 6,800 islands, Japan remains one of Asia's most fascinating tourist destinations, where a blend of modernity and tradition creates a look and feel completely different from any other place in the world. A tour of Japan lets you discover big cities filled with ancient temples and innovative skyscrapers, as well as quiet country landscapes dotted with castles, perfectly manicured gardens, cherry orchards, and primeval forests seemingly untouched by the hand of mass tourism. Many tourists on vacation in Japan devote lots of time to the country's unique cuisine, prepared with painstaking attention to detail and a genius for simple yet effective presentation.