14 days in Japan Itinerary

14 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tokyo
— 4 nights
2
Kyoto
— 5 nights
3
Hiroshima
— 4 nights

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.
Family-friendly places like Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings will thrill your kids. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Tokyo Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Senso-ji Temple, take in nature's colorful creations at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, and have some family-friendly fun at Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Tokyo holiday planning app.

Melbourne, Australia to Tokyo is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Japan Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Melbourne in November, expect nights in Tokyo to be about the same, around °C, while days are slightly colder, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Theme Parks Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Urayasu
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Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou ©
Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou
Tokyo Disneyland ©
Tokyo Disneyland
Tokyo DisneySea ©
Tokyo DisneySea

5
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.
Kids will enjoy Kiyomizu-dera Temple and Arashiyama. Change things up with these side-trips from Kyoto: Osaka (Universal Studios Japan & Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, wander the streets of Gion, get outside with Fuuka-Kimono, and step into the grandiose world of Osaka Castle.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Kyoto trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Tokyo to Kyoto by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Kyoto can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can take a train to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Theme Parks

Side Trip

Osaka
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan ©
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan

4
nights
Hiroshima

Hiroshima ©
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Family-friendly places like Miyajima and Itsukushima Shrine will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, contemplate the long history of Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima, admire the natural beauty at Shukkei-en Garden, and appreciate the history behind Children's Peace Monument.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Hiroshima online attractions planner.

Traveling by train from Kyoto to Hiroshima takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Hiroshima can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) 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
Miyajima
Miyajima
Itsukushima Shrine ©
Itsukushima Shrine

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