14 days in Hong Kong, Tokyo & Hakuba-mura Itinerary

14 days in Hong Kong, Tokyo & Hakuba-mura Itinerary

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14 days in Hong Kong, Tokyo & Hakuba-mura Itinerary

Start: Melbourne, Australia
Fly:  12​h
1
Hong Kong, China
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h
2
Tokyo, Japan
— 2 nights
train + bus:  2​h
3
Hakuba-mura, Japan
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  20​h 30​min
End: Melbourne, Australia

4
nights
Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong ©
Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Attractions like Ocean Park and Hong Kong Museum of History make great kid-friendly stops. It doesn't end there: enjoy breathtaking views from Victoria Peak (The Peak).

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Hong Kong day trip planning website .

Melbourne, Australia to Hong Kong is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, subway, and train. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) to Hong Kong Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. When traveling from Melbourne in December, plan for little chillier days in Hong Kong, with highs around 24°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 19°C. You'll set off for Tokyo on the 31st (Tue).

Things to do in Hong Kong

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Victoria Peak (The Peak) ©
Victoria Peak (The Peak)
Ocean Park ©
Ocean Park
Hong Kong Museum of History ©
Hong Kong Museum of History

2
nights
Tokyo, Japan

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 day-by-day itinerary now includes Asakusa as well as Ginza. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, then get your game on at Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou, then wander the streets of Ginza, and finally take a stroll through Asakusa.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Tokyo holiday builder .

Traveling by flight from Hong Kong to Tokyo takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of ferry and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Hong Kong to Tokyo. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Hong Kong in December: highs in Tokyo hover around 14°C, while lows dip to 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Hakuba-mura.

Things to do in Tokyo

Shopping Neighborhoods Fun & Games
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Ginza ©
Ginza
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou ©
Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou

6
nights
Hakuba-mura, Japan

Hakuba-mura ©
Skiing enthusiasts traveling in Japan should consider a trip to Hakuba-mura: tucked away in the Northern Alps, this village hosted several competitions during the Nagano 1998 Winter Olympics.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Chihiro Art Museum Azumino and Hakuba Jump Arena. Explore Hakuba-mura's surroundings by going to Misuzuame Hompo Iijima Shoten Ueda Honten (in Ueda), Kusatsu-machi (Onsen Resorts & Yubatake) and Karuizawa-machi (Karuizawa prince shopping plaza & Shiraito Falls). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Matsumoto Castle, fly down the slopes at Hakuba 47 Winter Sports Park, get outside with Hakuba Happoone Ski Resort, and take in the awesome beauty at Happoone.

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You can do a combination of train and bus from Tokyo to Hakuba-mura in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Tokyo in January, things will get little chillier in Hakuba-mura: highs are around 3°C and lows about -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hakuba-mura

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Karuizawa-machi, Kusatsu-machi, Zenko-ji Temple, Misuzuame Hompo Iijima Shoten Ueda Honten, Chihiro Art Museum Azumino
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Hakuba Happoone Ski Resort ©
Hakuba Happoone Ski Resort
Chihiro Art Museum Azumino
Chihiro Art Museum Azumino
Hakuba Jump Arena ©
Hakuba Jump Arena

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