17 days in Japan Itinerary

17 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tokyo
— 12 nights
2
Nakatsugawa
— 3 nights

12
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.
Popular historic sites such as Gotokuji Temple and Kitaguchi Hongu Fuji Sengen Jinja Shrine are in your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum and Samukawa Shrine. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tokyo: Oyama Afuri Shrine (in Isehara), Historic Old Town area in Sawara, Katori (in Katori) and Oarai Isosaki Shrine (in Oarai-machi). And it doesn't end there: get your game on at Samurai Armor Photo Studio, don't miss a visit to Hozomon, stroll through Higo-Hosokawa Garden, and get to know the fascinating history of Gongendo Sakura Tsutsumi.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Tokyo trip planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Tokyo is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Tokyo is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Nakatsugawa.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Kamakura, Yokohama, Tateyama, Atami, Musashi Ichinomiya Hikawa Shrine
Find places to stay Apr 25 — May 7:
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Tokyo Camii & Turkish Culture Center ©
Tokyo Camii & Turkish Culture Center
Meigetsuin (Hydrangea Temple) ©
Meigetsuin (Hydrangea Temple)
Samukawa Shrine ©
Samukawa Shrine

3
nights
Nakatsugawa

Nakatsugawa ©
Nakatsugawa is a city located in the Tōnō region of Gifu Prefecture, Japan. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Nakasendo Magome-juku. On the 8th (Fri), stroll through Nawashiro Cherry Blossoms, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chikuraji Temple, hike along Nakasendo Magome-juku, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Eishoji Temple, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Stone Pavement In Ochiai. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Nakasendo History Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Izumo Fukutoku Shrine, get curious at Nakatsugawa Mineral Museum, admire the striking features of Ochiai Honjin, thentake an in-depth tour of Nakatsugawa Naegi Toyama Shiryokan, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Nakatsugawajuku.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Nakatsugawa holiday builder.

Drive from Tokyo to Nakatsugawa in 4 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Tokyo in May: highs in Nakatsugawa hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Nakatsugawa

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Nawashiro Cherry Blossoms, Sensho-ji Temple, Takamori Minami Elementary School, Chikuraji Temple
Find places to stay May 7 — 10:
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Stone Pavement In Ochiai ©
Stone Pavement In Ochiai
Izumo Fukutoku Shrine ©
Izumo Fukutoku Shrine
Nakatsugawajuku ©
Nakatsugawajuku

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