14 days in Japan Itinerary

14 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tokyo
— 1 night
2
Hiroshima
— 1 night
3
Himeji
— Few hours
4
Kyoto
— 4 nights
5
Yokohama
— 3 nights
6
Tokyo
— 3 nights

1
night
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.
To find traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Tokyo day trip app.

Los Angeles, USA to Tokyo is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Tokyo is 17 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in October, expect nights in Tokyo to be about the same, around °F, while days are little chillier, around °F. On the 11th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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1
night
Hiroshima

Hiroshima ©
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Itsukushima Shrine Torii has been added to your itinerary. On the 11th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Itsukushima Shrine Torii, steep yourself in history at Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima, thentake an in-depth tour of Hiroshima National Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims, thentake an in-depth tour of Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, and finally step into the grandiose world of Hiroshima Castle.

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You can take a train from Tokyo to Hiroshima in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In October in Hiroshima, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Himeji.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Itsukushima Shrine Torii
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Itsukushima Shrine Torii ©
Itsukushima Shrine Torii
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima ©
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima

few
hours
Himeji

Himeji ©
The castle around which the city of Himeji has developed represents one of the best preserved in the country, and has been designated as a national treasure and a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Nishi no Maru.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Himeji tour builder tool.

Getting from Hiroshima to Himeji by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around °F in October, and nighttime lows around °F. On the 12th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Kyoto.

Things to do in Himeji

Historic Sites
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Nishi no Maru ©
Nishi no Maru

4
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Todai-ji Temple, Nishiki Market Shopping District and Monkey Park Iwatayama. Popular historic sites such as Kinkaku-ji and Tofuku-ji Temple are in your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Tenryuji Temple and Hieizan Enryaku-ji Temple. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kyoto: Nara (Nara Park & Nigatsu-do Temple). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shoren-in Temple (Shoren-in Monzeki), appreciate the extensive heritage of Gion Shirakawa, take a stroll through Gion, and contemplate the long history of Sanjusangendo Temple.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Kyoto trip simple and quick.

Traveling by train from Himeji to Kyoto takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in October, and nighttime lows around °F. On the 16th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Yokohama.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Nara, Hieizan Enryaku-ji Temple
Find places to stay Oct 12 — 16:
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Shoren-in Temple (Shoren-in Monzeki) ©
Shoren-in Temple (Shoren-in Monzeki)
Tofuku-ji Temple ©
Tofuku-ji Temple
Tenryuji Temple ©
Tenryuji Temple

3
nights
Yokohama

Yokohama
Once a small fishing town, Yokohama was one of the first ports to welcome foreign trade in the 19th century, after which it grew into Japan's second largest city and a bustling metropolis.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Hokokuji Temple (Takedera Temple) and Engaku-ji Temple. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Kencho-ji Temple and The Home of Diplomat. Venture out of the city with trips to Oyama Afuri Shrine (in Isehara) and Sarushima Island (Monkey Island) (in Saru-jima). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Kishamichi Promenade, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shomyo-ji Temple, take a stroll through Yokohama Chinatown, and steep yourself in history at Soji-ji Temple.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Yokohama online tour itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of train and subway from Kyoto to Yokohama in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Yokohama can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Sat) before leaving for Tokyo.

Things to do in Yokohama

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Kamakura, Sarushima Island (Monkey Island), Oyama Afuri Shrine
Find places to stay Oct 16 — 19:
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Kencho-ji Temple
Kencho-ji Temple
Engaku-ji Temple ©
Engaku-ji Temple
Hokokuji Temple (Takedera Temple) ©
Hokokuji Temple (Takedera Temple)

3
nights
Tokyo

Tokyo ©
Get a sense of the local culture at Asakusa Shrine and Mitsumine Shrine. Hozomon and Naritasan Omote Sando will appeal to history buffs. Explore Tokyo's surroundings by going to Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Fuji), Katori Jingu Shrine (in Katori) and Mt. Takao (in Hachioji). Explore Tokyo further: explore the engaging exhibits at KidZania Tokyo, take in the architecture and design of University of Tokyo, get to know the fascinating history of Fukagawa Edo Museum, and contemplate the long history of Hie Jinjya.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Tokyo trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Yokohama to Tokyo in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Nature & Wildlife Tours, Katori Jingu Shrine, Naritasan Omote Sando, Mt. Takao, Mitsumine Shrine
Find places to stay Oct 19 — 22:
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Asakusa Shrine ©
Asakusa Shrine
Nezu Shrine ©
Nezu Shrine
Naritasan Omote Sando ©
Naritasan Omote Sando

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