10 days in Japan Itinerary

10 days in Japan Itinerary

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10 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Tokyo
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Kanazawa
— 1 night
train:  2​h 30​min
3
Kyoto
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Hiroshima
— 2 nights
+2
train + subway + Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Mumbai

2
nights
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.
When in Tokyo, make a side trip to see Tokyo DisneySea in Maihama, approximately 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, get great views at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, get a sense of history and politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, and admire the landmark architecture of Tokyo Tower.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Tokyo online sightseeing planner .

Mumbai, India to Tokyo is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Mumbai to Tokyo. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Mumbai in April, with highs in Tokyo at 22°C and lows at 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can take a train to Kanazawa.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Tokyo DisneySea
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Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou ©
Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower

1
night
Kanazawa

Kanazawa ©
An old castle town largely unspoiled during World War II, Kanazawa features well-preserved architecture spread across a range of districts.
On the 5th (Sun), take a stroll through Higashichaya Old Town, make a trip to Omicho Market, take in nature's colorful creations at Kenrokuen Garden, then step into the grandiose world of Kanazawa Castle, then make a trip to Seisonkaku Villa, and finally see the interesting displays at Ishikawa Prefectural Museum for Traditional Products and Crafts.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Kanazawa tour website .

Traveling by train from Tokyo to Kanazawa takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Kanazawa when traveling from Tokyo in April, with lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Kanazawa

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Kanazawa Castle ©
Kanazawa Castle
Kenrokuen Garden
Kenrokuen Garden
Omicho Market ©
Omicho Market

3
nights
Kyoto

Kyoto ©
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.
Go for a jaunt from Kyoto to Konohana to see Universal Studios Japan about 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: make a trip to Kiyomizu-dera Temple, take in nature's colorful creations at Nanzen-ji Temple, take a stroll through Gion, and contemplate the long history of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Kyoto journey tool .

Take a train from Kanazawa to Kyoto in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April in Kyoto, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can take a train to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Theme Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Universal Studios Japan
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan

2
nights
Hiroshima

Hiroshima ©
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): make a trip to Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima, then see the interesting displays at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Atomic Bomb Dome.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Hiroshima online trip planner .

Take a train from Kyoto to Hiroshima in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Miyajima
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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum ©
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima ©
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima
Atomic Bomb Dome ©
Atomic Bomb Dome

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