14 days in Japan Itinerary

14 days in Japan Itinerary

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Tokyo
— 3 nights
2
Fujikawaguchiko-machi
— 2 nights
3
Kyoto
— 3 nights
4
Osaka
— 5 nights

3
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.
Bring the kids along to Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Tokyo Tower, take in the exciting artwork at Chiyoda Nyan To Naru Cafe, explore the world behind art at Tokyo National Museum, and take an in-depth tour of Edo-Tokyo Museum.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Tokyo trip itinerary planner.

Los Angeles, USA to Tokyo is an approximately 16-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 17 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Tokyo. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in November, with highs in Tokyo at 62°F and lows at 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Fujikawaguchiko-machi.

Things to do in Tokyo

Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tokyo Disneyland
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Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou ©
Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou
Tokyo Disneyland ©
Tokyo Disneyland
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden

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nights
Fujikawaguchiko-machi

Fujikawaguchiko-machi ©
A resort town located in the foothills of Mount Fuji, Fujikawaguchiko-machi acts as a base for many who plan to take one of the trails up the iconic volcano.
You've now added Fuji Lake Kawaguchi Koyo Festival to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): take in some culture at Fuji Lake Kawaguchi Koyo Festival, explore the world behind art at Itchiku Kubota Art Museum, take in the pleasant sights at Lake Kawaguchi, explore the world behind art at Kawaguchiko Muse Museum, Atae Yuki Bldg., then explore the activities along Saiko Lake, and finally make a trip to Saiko Iyashi no Sato Nemba. Keep things going the next day: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Ide Sake Brewery and then admire the masterpieces at Kawaguchiko Music Forest Museum.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Fujikawaguchiko-machi trip builder.

Drive from Tokyo to Fujikawaguchiko-machi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Tokyo in November, plan for little chillier days in Fujikawaguchiko-machi, with highs around 52°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can go by car to Kyoto.

Things to do in Fujikawaguchiko-machi

Museums · Nature · Parks
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Kawaguchiko Music Forest Museum ©
Kawaguchiko Music Forest Museum
Lake Kawaguchi ©
Lake Kawaguchi
Saiko Iyashi no Sato Nemba ©
Saiko Iyashi no Sato Nemba

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.
Bring the kids along to Kiyomizu-dera Temple and Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Arashiyama, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Monkey Park Iwatayama, get your game on at NINJA VR KYOTO, and hike along Kyoto Isshu Trail, Higahiyama Fuahimi Inari Course.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Kyoto online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Fujikawaguchiko-machi to Kyoto takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of train and flight. While traveling from Fujikawaguchiko-machi, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Kyoto, ranging from highs of 62°F to lows of 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can take a train to Osaka.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Fun & Games
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
NINJA VR KYOTO ©
NINJA VR KYOTO
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine

5
nights
Osaka

Osaka ©
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.
Kids will enjoy Universal Studios Japan and Koko-en. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Osaka: Himeji (Otokoyama Haisuiike Park, Himeji Castle, &more) and Nara (Kofuku-ji Temple, Shika no Fune Mayu, &more). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Osaka Castle, have some family-friendly fun at Sunset Owl Cafe, look for gifts at Ichimonji Chuki, and examine the collection at Mizuno Sportology Gallery.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Osaka trip planner.

You can take a train from Kyoto to Osaka in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Osaka can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Osaka

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Parks

Side Trips

Himeji, Nara
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Osaka Castle ©
Osaka Castle
Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan ©
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan

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