23 days in Japan Itinerary

23 days in Japan Itinerary

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23 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Tokyo
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Fujikawaguchiko-machi
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Kyoto
— 5 nights
4
Hiroshima
— 5 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Tel Aviv

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cooking Class Japan Cross Bridge, Tokyo Sea Life Park and Rikugien Garden. Attractions like Tokyo Disneyland and Edo-Tokyo Museum make great kid-friendly stops. When in Tokyo, make a side trip to see Tokyo DisneySea in Maihama, approximately 30 minutes away. There's much more to do: ponder the world of politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, get great views at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sensō-ji, and enjoy breathtaking views from Tokyo Skytree.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Tokyo sightseeing planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Tokyo is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Tel Aviv to Tokyo due to the time zone difference. In October, Tokyo is slightly colder than Tel Aviv - with highs of 26°C and lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Fujikawaguchiko-machi.

Things to do in Tokyo

Theme Parks Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Urayasu
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Cooking Class Japan Cross Bridge ©
Cooking Class Japan Cross Bridge
Tokyo Disneyland ©
Tokyo Disneyland
Tokyo DisneySea ©
Tokyo DisneySea

5
nights
Fujikawaguchiko-machi

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Hakone Kowakien Yunessun and Fuji-Q Highland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fujikawaguchiko-machi: Matsumoto Castle (in Matsumoto), Onshirin Garden (in Fujiyoshida) and Yatsugatake Kogen Line (in Hokuto). There's much more to do: get impressive views of Mount Fuji, admire the masterpieces at The Hakone Open-Air Museum, explore the activities along Lake Ashi (Ashinoko), and take in the pleasant sights at Lake Kawaguchi.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Fujikawaguchiko-machi fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by car from Tokyo to Fujikawaguchiko-machi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Tokyo in October, expect nights in Fujikawaguchiko-machi to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are little chillier, around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kyoto.

Things to do in Fujikawaguchiko-machi

Theme Parks Parks Nature

Side Trips

Hakone-machi, Fujiyoshida, Mount Fuji, Matsumoto Castle, Yatsugatake Kogen Line
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Hakone Kowakien Yunessun ©
Hakone Kowakien Yunessun
Mount Fuji ©
Mount Fuji
Lake Kawaguchi ©
Lake Kawaguchi

5
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.
Bring the kids along to Universal Studios Japan and Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan. When in Kyoto, make a side trip to see Dotonbori in Osaka, approximately 1h 10 min away. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Kiyomizu-dera Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, step into the grandiose world of Nijo Castle, and take a stroll through Gion.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Kyoto trip itinerary builder website .

Drive from Fujikawaguchiko-machi to Kyoto in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Fujikawaguchiko-machi in October, expect nights in Kyoto to be about the same, around 18°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Theme Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Osaka
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Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan ©
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple

5
nights
Hiroshima

Hiroshima ©
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Explore Hiroshima's surroundings by going to Ohara Museum of Art (in Kurashiki), Okayama Korakuen Garden (in Okayama) and Hatsukaichi (Itsukushima Shrine Torii, Itsukushima Shrine, & more). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, admire the natural beauty at Shukkei-en Garden, pause for some photo ops at The Cenotaph, and explore the historical opulence of Hiroshima Castle.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Hiroshima road trip planner .

Traveling by train from Kyoto to Hiroshima takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. October in Hiroshima sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 19°C at night. On the 25th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Hatsukaichi, Ohara Museum of Art, Okayama Korakuen Garden
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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum ©
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Miyajima ©
Miyajima
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima ©
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima

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