15 days in Japan Itinerary

15 days in Japan Itinerary

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15 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Tokyo
— 3 nights
subway:  30​min
2
Urayasu
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Hiroshima
— 1 night
train:  15​min
4
Hatsukaichi
— 1 night
train:  2​h 15​min
5
Kyoto
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
6
Kita
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
7
Amagasaki
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  20​h 15​min
End: Dallas


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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.
Tokyo is known for historic sites, parks, museums, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get great views at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, and see the interesting displays at Edo-Tokyo Museum.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Tokyo trip planner.

Dallas, USA to Tokyo is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of tram and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Dallas to Tokyo, you'll lose 15 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Dallas in November: highs in Tokyo hover around 62°F, while lows dip to 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Urayasu.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Museums Historic Sites
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Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou ©
Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden

2
nights
Urayasu

Urayasu ©
A city lying on Tokyo Bay, Urayasu used to stand separate from the giant metropolis next door, but now, even though it belongs to another prefecture, it seems part of the capital.
On the 10th (Sat), make an unforgettable trip to Tokyo Disneyland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sun): stop by Bon Voyage, then buy something for everyone on your list at Ikspiari, and then make an unforgettable trip to Tokyo DisneySea.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Urayasu holiday maker website .

Urayasu is just a stone's throw from Tokyo. In November in Urayasu, expect temperatures between 61°F during the day and 54°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Urayasu

Theme Parks Shopping
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Tokyo Disneyland ©
Tokyo Disneyland
Tokyo DisneySea ©
Tokyo DisneySea
Ikspiari ©
Ikspiari

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.
On the 12th (Mon), explore the historical opulence of Hiroshima Castle, then pause for some photo ops at Atomic Bomb Dome, then make a trip to Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, and finally examine the collection at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Hiroshima online attractions planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Urayasu to Hiroshima in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Traveling from Urayasu in November, Hiroshima is a bit cooler at night with lows of 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Hatsukaichi.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Museums Historic Sites
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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum ©
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima ©
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima
Atomic Bomb Dome ©
Atomic Bomb Dome

1
night
Hatsukaichi

Hatsukaichi ©
The city of Hatsukaichi developed from a small market town, frequented by passing samurais during the Edo period.
On the 13th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Itsukushima Shrine and then head off the coast to Miyajima.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Hatsukaichi vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Hatsukaichi is just a stone's throw from Hiroshima. In November in Hatsukaichi, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Hatsukaichi

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Miyajima ©
Miyajima
Itsukushima Shrine ©
Itsukushima Shrine

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.
Kyoto is known for historic sites, shopping, parks, classes, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take some stellar pictures from Kiyomizu-dera Temple, explore the historical opulence of Nijo-jo Castle, don't miss a visit to Arashiyama, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kinkaku-ji.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Kyoto trip itinerary planner .

You can take a train from Hatsukaichi to Kyoto in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in November, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Kita.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

1
night
Kita

Kita ©
A Kita holiday offers a great deal of varied attractions that cater to all kinds of modern urban explorers.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Osaka Castle, find something for the whole family at SpaWorld, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Dotonbori.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Kita road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Kyoto to Kita in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in November, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Amagasaki.

Things to do in Kita

Theme Parks Historic Sites Baths

Side Trip

Osaka
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SpaWorld ©
SpaWorld
Osaka Castle ©
Osaka Castle
Dotonbori ©
Dotonbori

2
nights
Amagasaki

Amagasaki ©
Amagasaki is an industrial city located in Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): get your game on at KidZania Koshien, meet the residents at Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan, and then take some stellar pictures from Tempozan Ferris Wheel. Keep things going the next day: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Japan.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Amagasaki tour itinerary builder .

Amagasaki is very close to Kita. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in November, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amagasaki

Theme Parks Fun & Games Parks

Side Trips

Osaka, KidZania Koshien
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Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan ©
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan
KidZania Koshien ©
KidZania Koshien

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