14 days in Japan Itinerary

14 days in Japan Itinerary

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1
Tokyo
— 4 nights
2
Shirakawa-mura
— 2 nights
3
Matsuyama
— 1 night
4
Takamatsu
— 2 nights
5
Hiroshima
— 3 nights


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4
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.
Take a break from Tokyo with a short trip to Tokyo Disneyland in Maihama, about 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Tokyo Tower, take an in-depth tour of Edo-Tokyo Museum, wander the streets of Odaiba District, and get a taste of the local shopping with Ginza.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Tokyo vacation builder site.

Moscow, Russia to Tokyo is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Moscow to Tokyo. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Moscow in September, with highs in Tokyo at 32°C and lows at 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Shirakawa-mura.

Things to do in Tokyo

Theme Parks · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trip

Tokyo Disneyland
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Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Tokyo Skytree ©
Tokyo Skytree

2
nights
Shirakawa-mura

Shirakawa-mura ©
Set amid quintessentially Japanese landscape, Shirakawa-mura consists of 16 quaint villages, including a historic village of farm houses, now designated a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Shirakawago Gassho Zukuri Minkaen, enjoy breathtaking views from Ogimachi Castle Old Site Observatory, then steep yourself in history at Wada House, then steep yourself in history at Kanda house, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of The Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go Gassho Style Houses. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Ainokura Gassho Community, then stop by Gokayama, then make a trip to Suganuma Gassho Community, and finally take a stroll through Ogimachi.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Shirakawa-mura tour itinerary app.

Traveling by combination of train and car from Tokyo to Shirakawa-mura takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Matsuyama.

Things to do in Shirakawa-mura

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trip

Nanto
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Shirakawago Gassho Zukuri Minkaen ©
Shirakawago Gassho Zukuri Minkaen
Ainokura Gassho Community ©
Ainokura Gassho Community

1
night
Matsuyama

Matsuyama ©
Matsuyama features a number of historical sites and acts as a gateway for exploring the rest of Shikoku.
On the 23rd (Sun), make a trip to Diamond Cross, walk around Dogo Park (Ruins of Yuzuki Castle), make a trip to Bocchan Wind up Clock, then step into the grandiose world of Matsuyama Castle, then boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, and finally don't miss a visit to Okaido Shopping Street.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Matsuyama online holiday builder.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Shirakawa-mura to Matsuyama takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. September in Matsuyama sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can drive to Takamatsu.

Things to do in Matsuyama

Historic Sites · Parks · Spas
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Matsuyama Castle ©
Matsuyama Castle
Thermal Spas
Bocchan Wind up Clock ©
Bocchan Wind up Clock

2
nights
Takamatsu

Takamatsu
A modern city and a major transport hub facing Seto Inland Sea, Takamatsu offers a bustling city lifestyle contrasted with carefully manicured, tranquil green areas at the foot of the mountains and the lava plateau.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Takamatsu Castle, take an in-depth tour of Shikoku Mura Village, then don't miss a visit to Marugame Castle, and finally go for a walk through Ritsurin Garden. On the next day, take in panoramic vistas at Takamatsu Symbol Tower, walk around Tamamo Park, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Yashima-ji Temple, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Yashima.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Takamatsu trip planner.

You can drive from Matsuyama to Takamatsu in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Takamatsu can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Takamatsu

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

Marugame Castle
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Ritsurin Garden
Ritsurin Garden
Shikoku Mura Village ©
Shikoku Mura Village
Yashima ©
Yashima

3
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 26th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Itsukushima Shrine, then make a trip to Miyajima, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Mikasahama Beach. Keep things going the next day: explore the historical opulence of Hiroshima Castle, explore the world behind art at Hiroshima Museum of Art, then steep yourself in history at Atomic Bomb Dome, and finally see the interesting displays at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Hiroshima vacation planning website.

Traveling by train from Takamatsu to Hiroshima takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 24°C. On the 28th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Hatsukaichi
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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum ©
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Itsukushima Shrine ©
Itsukushima Shrine
Atomic Bomb Dome ©
Atomic Bomb Dome

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