20 days in Japan Itinerary

20 days in Japan Itinerary

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20 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Asuncion
Fly:  50​h
1
Tokyo
— 6 nights
train + bus:  2​h
2
Hakone-machi
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 45​min
3
Kyoto
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Hiroshima
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
5
Osaka
— 3 nights
Fly:  32​h
End: Asuncion

6
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.
Take a break from Tokyo with a short trip to Ghibli Museum Mitaka in Mitaka, about 44 minutes away.

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

Asuncion, Paraguay to Tokyo is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Paraguay Time to Japan Standard Time is 13 hours. Traveling from Asuncion in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Tokyo: highs are around 30°C and lows about 22°C. On the 17th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Hakone-machi.

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums

Side Trip

Ghibli Museum Mitaka
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Ghibli Museum Mitaka ©
Ghibli Museum Mitaka

2
nights
Hakone-machi

Hakone-machi ©
Sitting at the foot of Mount Fuji, Hakone-machi has become a popular retreat from Tokyo for locals and tourists alike.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): explore the world behind art at The Hakone Open-Air Museum.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Hakone-machi trip planner.

Traveling by train from Tokyo to Hakone-machi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Tokyo in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Hakone-machi, with highs around 23°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 21°C. You will leave for Kyoto on the 19th (Fri).

Things to do in Hakone-machi

Museums
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The Hakone Open-Air Museum ©
The Hakone Open-Air Museum

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.
To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Kyoto trip itinerary website .

Traveling by train from Hakone-machi to Kyoto takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Hakone-machi in June, you will find days in Kyoto are somewhat warmer (32°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). On the 22nd (Mon), you're off toHiroshima.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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2
nights
Hiroshima

Hiroshima ©
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): step off the mainland to explore Miyajima. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue): steep yourself in history at Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima, then examine the collection at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Atomic Bomb Dome.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Hiroshima journey planner.

Traveling by train from Kyoto to Hiroshima takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. June in Hiroshima sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 23°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Osaka.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Miyajima
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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

3
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.
Osaka is known for historic sites, theme parks, parks, shopping, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Osaka Castle.

For photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Osaka driving holiday planner .

Traveling by train from Hiroshima to Osaka takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 22°C. On the 27th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Osaka

Historic Sites
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Osaka Castle ©
Osaka Castle

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