21 days in Japan Itinerary

21 days in Japan Itinerary

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Tokyo
— 2 nights
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Fujikawaguchiko-machi
— 1 night
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Nagoya
— 2 nights
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Takayama
— 2 nights
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Kyoto
— 2 nights
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Osaka
— 2 nights
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Kobe
— 1 night
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Osaka
— 1 night
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Fukuoka
— 1 night
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Yufu
— 1 night
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Miyazaki
— 2 nights
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Kagoshima
— 3 nights

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Ueno Park as well as Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): stroll around Ueno Park. On your second day here, have some family-friendly fun at Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou.

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If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiports are Tokyo Haneda International Airport, Narita International Airport and Ibaraki Airport / JASDF Hyakuri Air Base. In November in Tokyo, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Fujikawaguchiko-machi.

Things to do in Tokyo

Parks · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Nov 16 — 19:
Highlights from your trip
Ueno Park ©
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Ueno Park
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Fujikawaguchiko-machi

A resort town located in the foothills of Mount Fuji, Fujikawaguchiko-machi acts as a base for many who plan to take one of the trails up the iconic volcano.
To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Fujikawaguchiko-machi trip builder.

You can drive from Tokyo to Fujikawaguchiko-machi in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. While traveling from Tokyo, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Fujikawaguchiko-machi, ranging from highs of 13°C to lows of 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Wed) before leaving for Nagoya.

Things to do in Fujikawaguchiko-machi

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums
Find places to stay Nov 19 — 20:

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Nagoya

Known nationally as an industrial heartland, Nagoya boasts a far more cosmopolitan and cultural core than its reputation would lead you to believe.
To see traveler tips and more tourist information, read Nagoya trip builder.

Traveling by train from Fujikawaguchiko-machi to Nagoya takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 11°C. On the 22nd (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Takayama.

Things to do in Nagoya

Find places to stay Nov 20 — 22:

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Takayama

Hidden high up in the Japanese Alps, Takayama remained largely cut off from the rest of Japan for centuries, allowing the local culture to grow in relative isolation.
To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Takayama trip planner.

Traveling by train from Nagoya to Takayama takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Takayama can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. On the 24th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Kyoto.

Things to do in Takayama

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Nature
Find places to stay Nov 22 — 24:

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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 more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Kyoto online tour planner.

Take a train from Takayama to Kyoto in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Osaka.

Things to do in Kyoto

Find places to stay Nov 24 — 26:

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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.
To see more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Osaka day trip planning app.

Osaka is very close to Kyoto. In November in Osaka, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Kobe.

Things to do in Osaka

Find places to stay Nov 26 — 28:

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Kobe

Walkable, small, and aesthetically charming, Kobe has served as Japan's first and premier international trading outpost since opening to trade with China in the mid-19th century.
For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Kobe trip itinerary builder.

Kobe is just a short distance from Osaka. In November, daily temperatures in Kobe can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. On the 29th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Osaka.

Things to do in Kobe

Find places to stay Nov 28 — 29:

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Osaka

For maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Osaka trip planner.

Osaka is just a stone's throw from Kobe. On the 30th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Fukuoka.

Things to do in Osaka

Find places to stay Nov 29 — 30:

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Fukuoka

City of Yatai

The largest city on the island, Fukuoka formed through the merger of two former cities that had grown up either side of the Naka River.
To see photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Fukuoka trip builder tool.

Traveling by train from Osaka to Fukuoka takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly; or drive. November in Fukuoka sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Sun) before leaving for Yufu.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Find places to stay Nov 30 — Dec 1:

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Yufu

Discover widely renowned onsens on a tour of Yufu, a tranquil town overlooked by a two-peaked mountain.
For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Yufu trip planner.

Take a train from Fukuoka to Yufu in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 6°C. On the 2nd (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Miyazaki.

Things to do in Yufu

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums
Find places to stay Dec 1 — 2:

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Miyazaki

Enjoying some of the warmest weather on Japan's main islands, Miyazaki thrived as a resort town in the 1980s, with hotels, beaches, and seafood restaurants galore.
To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Miyazaki road trip planner.

Getting from Yufu to Miyazaki by train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. December in Miyazaki sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 6°C at night. On the 4th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Kagoshima.

Things to do in Miyazaki

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature
Find places to stay Dec 2 — 4:

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Kagoshima

Naples of the East

Kagoshima sits across the bay from Sakurajima, an active volcano that serves as a symbol of the city and works its way into many aspects of life here.
To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Kagoshima tour itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Miyazaki to Kagoshima in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Kagoshima

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature
Find places to stay Dec 4 — 7:

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