15 days in Japan Itinerary

15 days in Japan Itinerary

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15 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Las Vegas
Fly:  17 h 30 min
1
Tokyo
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
2
Kyoto
— 3 nights
Train:  30 min
3
Osaka
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
4
Kanazawa
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
5
Tokyo
— 2 nights
Fly:  15 h 30 min
End: Las Vegas

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Kabukicho, Samurai Museum, Shibuya Crossing, and other attractions.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Tokyo trip planner.

Las Vegas, USA to Tokyo is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight. Traveling from Las Vegas to Tokyo, you'll lose 17 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in March, expect Tokyo to be slightly colder, temps between 58°F and 43°F. On the 17th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping
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Edo-Tokyo Museum ©
Edo-Tokyo Museum
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Nishiki Market Shopping District, Kiyomizu-dera Temple and Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Kyoto trip itinerary builder app.

You can take a train from Tokyo to Kyoto in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In March, daytime highs in Kyoto are 57°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Osaka.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Shopping
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Nishiki Market Shopping District ©
Nishiki Market Shopping District

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kuromon Market. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Kuromon Market.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Osaka travel planning website.

Osaka is very close to Kyoto. Expect a daytime high around 57°F in March, and nighttime lows around 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time for the train ride to Kanazawa.
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Kuromon Market ©
Kuromon Market

2
nights
Kanazawa

Kanazawa
An old castle town largely unspoiled during World War II, Kanazawa features well-preserved architecture spread across a range of districts.
On your second day here, stroll around Kanazawa Castle Park, then wander the streets of Higashichaya Old Town, then make a trip to Omicho Market, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Kenrokuen Garden.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Kanazawa holiday maker site.

You can take a train from Osaka to Kanazawa in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Osaka in March, expect nights in Kanazawa to be about the same, around 37°F, while days are little chillier, around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kanazawa

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Kenrokuen Garden
Kenrokuen Garden
Kanazawa Castle Park ©
Kanazawa Castle Park
Omicho Market ©
Omicho Market

2
nights
Tokyo

Tokyo ©
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): enjoy breathtaking views from Observatory, Seaside Top and then get a sense of history and politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings. On the next day, enjoy breathtaking views from Tokyo International Airport (Haneda) Terminal No2 Observation Deck.

To see photos, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Tokyo trip planner.

Getting from Kanazawa to Tokyo by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In March, Tokyo is somewhat warmer than Kanazawa - with highs of 58°F and lows of 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Parks Museums
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Koishikawa Korakuen Garden ©
Koishikawa Korakuen Garden
Nezu Museum ©
Nezu Museum

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