17 days in Bangkok & Japan Itinerary

17 days in Bangkok & Japan Itinerary

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Start: Tartu, Estonia
Fly:  17 h
1
Bangkok, Thailand
— 1 night
Fly:  6 h 30 min
2
Tokyo, Japan
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
3
Kanazawa, Japan
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Kyoto, Japan
— 4 nights
Train:  45 min
5
Himeji, Japan
— 1 night
Train:  1 h
6
Hiroshima, Japan
— 1 night
Train:  3 h 30 min
7
Nagasaki, Japan
— 2 nights
+2
Train + Subway + Fly:  4 h 30 min
8
Tokyo, Japan
— Few hours
train:  7 h 30 min
9
Bangkok, Thailand
— 1 night
Fly:  16 h 30 min
End: Tartu, Estonia

1
night
Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok ©
Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): get a taste of the local shopping with Chatuchak Weekend Market, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Jim Thompson House, and finally visit Chinatown - Bangkok. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Pho, pause for some serene contemplation at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), thenlook for gifts at St Armani Fashion, and finally visit Khaosan Road.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Bangkok trip planner.

Tartu, Estonia to Bangkok is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Indochina Time (ICT) is 5 hours. In October in Bangkok, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun)
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho

2
nights
Tokyo, Japan

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Odaiba District and Akihabara. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Tokyo National Museum, wander the streets of Ginza, make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, and take in panoramic vistas at Tokyo Skytree.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Tokyo trip tool.

You can fly from Bangkok to Tokyo in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Indochina Time (ICT) to Japan Standard Time (JST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Bangkok in October, expect Tokyo to be slightly colder, temps between 26°C and 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Kanazawa.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Oct 19 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Odaiba District ©
Odaiba District
Tokyo National Museum ©
Tokyo National Museum
Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple

1
night
Kanazawa, Japan

Kanazawa ©
An old castle town largely unspoiled during World War II, Kanazawa features well-preserved architecture spread across a range of districts.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): admire the masterpieces at 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, stroll around Kenrokuen Garden, steep yourself in history at Kanazawa Castle, visit Higashichaya Old Town, thendon't miss a visit to Omicho Market, and finally steep yourself in history at Nomura Family Samurai House.

You can plan Kanazawa trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Traveling by train from Tokyo to Kanazawa takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Kanazawa can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can drive to Kyoto.

Things to do in Kanazawa

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Oct 21 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Higashichaya Old Town ©
Higashichaya Old Town
Kanazawa Castle ©
Kanazawa Castle
Nomura Family Samurai House ©
Nomura Family Samurai House

4
nights
Kyoto, Japan

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 cultural itinerary includes sights like Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and Arashiyama. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kyoto: Minami (Namba) (in Namba) and Dotombori District (in Dotombori). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Kiyomizu-dera Temple, step into the grandiose world of Nijo Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kinkaku-ji, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Nishiki Market Shopping District.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Kyoto trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Kanazawa to Kyoto takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. October in Kyoto sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Himeji.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Osaka
Find places to stay Oct 22 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

1
night
Himeji, Japan

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.
To plan Himeji vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by train from Kyoto to Himeji takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Himeji

Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Oct 26 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Himeji Castle ©
Himeji Castle
Engyo-ji Temple Mitsunodo ©
Engyo-ji Temple Mitsunodo
Koko-en ©
Koko-en

1
night
Hiroshima, Japan

Hiroshima ©
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Hiroshima tour itinerary planning website.

Getting from Himeji to Hiroshima by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, daily temperatures in Hiroshima can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Nagasaki.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Oct 27 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima ©
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum ©
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Atomic Bomb Dome ©
Atomic Bomb Dome

2
nights
Nagasaki, Japan

Nagasaki ©
The hilly port city of Nagasaki has become known internationally as one of the two Japanese cities to be destroyed by an atomic bomb towards the close of World War II.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Nagasaki Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims, take an in-depth tour of Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum, stroll around Nagasaki Peace Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kannondo, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Glover Garden, and finally examine the collection at Dejima.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Nagasaki trip planner.

You can take a train from Hiroshima to Nagasaki in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Nagasaki

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Oct 28 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Shinchi Chinatown ©
Shinchi Chinatown
Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum ©
Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum
Glover Garden ©
Glover Garden

few
hours
Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo ©
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Fukagawa Edo Museum.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Tokyo visit planner.

You can fly from Nagasaki to Tokyo in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. On the 30th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Oct 30 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Fukagawa Edo Museum ©
Fukagawa Edo Museum

1
night
Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok ©
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): contemplate the long history of The Grand Palace, make a trip to Wat Pho, thenrelax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally wander the streets of Khaosan Road.

To find out how to plan a trip to Bangkok, use our trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Tokyo to Bangkok in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Tokyo to Bangkok is minus 2 hours. In October, Bangkok is a bit warmer than Tokyo - with highs of 38°C and lows of 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 30 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
Khaosan Road ©
Khaosan Road

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