21 days in Asia Itinerary

21 days in Asia Itinerary

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Tokyo
— 2 nights
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Kyoto
— 3 nights
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Nara
— 1 day
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Osaka
— 2 nights
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Hiroshima
— 2 nights
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Naoshima-cho
— 1 day
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Osaka
— 2 nights
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Hakone-machi
— 1 night
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Tokyo
— 4 nights
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Nikko
— 1 day
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Tokyo
— 1 night
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Yokohama
— 1 day
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Tokyo
— 2 nights

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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.
On the 3rd (Fri), admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Tokyo trip itinerary maker.

Guadalajara, Mexico to Tokyo is an approximately 21-hour flight. You can also fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 15 hours traveling from Guadalajara to Tokyo. Traveling from Guadalajara in April, you will find days in Tokyo are much colder (22°C), and nights are about the same (12°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites · Parks
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Religious Site
Senso-ji Temple
4.4

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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, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kiyomizu-dera Temple, contemplate the long history of Heian Shrine, go for a walk through Gion, and explore the historical opulence of Nijo Castle.

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Getting from Tokyo to Kyoto by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Nara.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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World heritage site
Nijo Castle
4.3

1
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Nara

Nara ©

Ancient City

The country's first established capital, Nara houses some of the most storied buildings and natural attractions in Japan, with eight World Heritage Sites in total.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kasuga Grand Shrine, walk around Nara Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nigatsu-do Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kofuku-ji Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Todai-ji Temple, and finally examine the collection at Todaiji Temple Cultural Center.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Nara trip planner.

You can drive from Kyoto to Nara in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Nara when traveling from Kyoto in April, with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Osaka.

Things to do in Nara

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks · Museums
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World heritage site
Todai-ji Temple
4.7
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Wildlife Area
Nara Park
4.5
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Religious Site
Kasuga Grand Shrine
4.4

2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): examine the collection at Osaka Shiritsu Toyo Toji Museum, step into the grandiose world of Osaka Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Senko-ji Temple, then make a trip to Kuromon Market, and finally stop by Dotombori District. On the 10th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at Koko-en and then take in the pleasant sights at Himeji Castle.

To find more things to do and other tourist information, refer to the Osaka trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Nara to Osaka takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Nara in April, plan for slightly colder nights in Osaka, with lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Osaka

Side Trip

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Castle
Osaka Castle
4.0
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World heritage site
Himeji Castle
4.5
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Neighborhood
Dotombori District
4.0

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Hiroshima

Hiroshima ©

City of Peace

Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Miyajima has been added to your itinerary. On the 10th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Hiroshima trip app.

Traveling by train from Osaka to Hiroshima takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In April in Hiroshima, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Naoshima-cho.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites · Nature · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

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World heritage site
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima
4.7
Island
Miyajima
4.8

1
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Naoshima-cho

Naoshima-cho ©
On a vacation in Naoshima-cho, a charming island town in the Seto Inland Sea, you can discover its numerous contemporary art museums, sculptures, installations, and galleries.
You've now added Chichu Art Museum to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Art House Project, then explore the world behind art at Benesse House Museum, and then explore the world behind art at Chichu Art Museum.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Naoshima-cho travel route builder.

Traveling by combination of train, bus, and ferry from Hiroshima to Naoshima-cho takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In April, daily temperatures in Naoshima-cho can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Osaka.

Things to do in Naoshima-cho

Museums
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Art Museum
Benesse House Museum
4.0
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Art Museum
Chichu Art Museum
4.0
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Architectural Building
Art House Project
4.0

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Osaka

Osaka ©
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Kuchu Teien Observatory, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan, then wander the streets of Shinsaibashi-suji Shopping Street, and finally take a stroll through Minami (Namba).

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Osaka day trip planning site.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Naoshima-cho to Osaka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Hakone-machi.

Things to do in Osaka

Neighborhoods · Shopping · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
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Neighborhood
Minami (Namba)
4.0

1
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): take some stellar pictures from Hakone Ropeway, admire the masterpieces at The Hakone Open-Air Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Ashi (Ashinoko), then don't miss a visit to Owaku-dani Valley, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Hakone Shrine / Kuzuryu Shrine Singu.

To find photos and tourist information, you can read our Hakone-machi online travel planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Osaka to Hakone-machi in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Osaka in April, you will find days in Hakone-machi are a bit cooler (15°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). You will leave for Tokyo on the 15th (Wed).

Things to do in Hakone-machi

Nature · Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
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Water Body
Lake Ashi (Ashinoko)
4.1
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Landmark
Owaku-dani Valley
3.9

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Tokyo

Tokyo ©
See even more of Tokyo: stroll around Ueno Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Tokyo Skytree, have some family-friendly fun at Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou, and get a sense of history and politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings.

Planning Tokyo trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

You can drive from Hakone-machi to Tokyo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Hakone-machi in April: highs in Tokyo hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Nikko.

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums · Parks · Fun & Games
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Park
Ueno Park
4.3
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Observation Deck
Tokyo Skytree
4.2

1
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Nikko

Nikko ©
A gateway to a sprawling and diverse national park, a center of Shinto spiritualism and place of Buddhist worship, an emblem of the riches and dominance of the Tokugawa shogunate: Nikko means many things to many people.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nikko National Park, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nikko Tosho-gu, then get in on the family fun at Edo Wonderland Nikko Edomura, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Ashikaga Flower Park.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Nikko trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tokyo to Nikko takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Tokyo in April: highs in Nikko hover around 19°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Tokyo.

Things to do in Nikko

Parks · Theme Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Religious Site
Nikko Tosho-gu
4.4
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National Park
Nikko National Park
4.7

1
night
Tokyo

Tokyo
Plan trip to Tokyo with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Nikko to Tokyo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Nikko in April, plan for a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Tokyo: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 12°C at night. You'll set off for Yokohama on the 20th (Mon).

Things to do in Tokyo

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Yokohama

Yokohama ©
Once a small fishing town, Yokohama was one of the first ports to welcome foreign trade in the 19th century, after which it grew into Japan's second largest city and a bustling metropolis.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hase-dera Temple, contemplate the long history of Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine, then explore the world behind art at Yokohama Museum of Art, then take a leisurely stroll along Yokohama Intl Passenger Terminal, and finally walk around Yamashita Park.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Yokohama trip tool.

Traveling by car from Tokyo to Yokohama takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Tokyo.

Things to do in Yokohama

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

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Historic Site
Hase-dera Temple
4.6

2
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Tokyo

Tokyo ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): take a stroll through Akihabara and then take a stroll through Odaiba District.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Tokyo road trip website.

Getting from Yokohama to Tokyo by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. You'll set off for home on the 22nd (Wed).

Things to do in Tokyo

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Neighborhood
Odaiba District
4.2
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Neighborhood
Akihabara
3.9

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