25 days in Japan Itinerary

25 days in Japan Itinerary

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Fly
1
Tokyo
— 6 nights
Fly
2
Hakodate
— 3 nights
Fly
3
Nagasaki
— 3 nights
Fly
4
Kyoto
— 5 nights
Drive
5
Osaka
— 4 nights
Fly to Tokyo Haneda International Airport, Drive to Komae
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Komae
— 2 nights
Drive to Tokyo Haneda International Airport, Fly to London Heathrow Airport

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6
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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.
Tokyo is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Tokyo Tower, admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, wander the streets of Odaiba District, and get a sense of history and politics at Imperial Palace.

To see maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Tokyo trip website.

London, UK to Tokyo is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Traveling from London to Tokyo, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from London in September, with highs in Tokyo at 32°C and lows at 24°C. On the 24th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Hakodate.

Things to do in Tokyo

Find places to stay Sep 17 — 24:
Highlights from your trip
Tokyo Tower ©
Architectural Building
Tokyo Tower
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3
nights
Hakodate

City of Lights

A gateway to the island, Hakodate has gained a reputation for its waterfront attractions, its proximity to some of the island's most popular natural sites, and its seafood.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): take in panoramic vistas at Goryokaku Tower, then walk around Goryokaku Park, then stop by Kanemori Red Brick Warehouse, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Hakodate. Keep things going the next day: hunt for treasures at Hakodate Morning Market, get to know the fascinating history of Motomachi, don't miss a visit to Hachimanzaka, then steep yourself in history at The Old Public Hall of Hakodate Ward, then don't miss a visit to Cha Cha Nobori Daisan-saka, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St.John's Church Hakodate.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Hakodate road trip planning website.

Getting from Tokyo to Hakodate by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In September, Hakodate is little chillier than Tokyo - with highs of 26°C and lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Nagasaki.

Things to do in Hakodate

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 27:
Highlights from your trip
Goryokaku Park ©
Architectural Building
Goryokaku Park
4.1
Mount Hakodate ©
Mountain
Mount Hakodate
4.4
Goryokaku Tower ©
Observation Deck
Goryokaku Tower
4.2

3
nights
Nagasaki

City of Peace

The hilly port city of Nagasaki has become known internationally as one of the two Japanese cities to be destroyed by an atomic bomb towards the close of World War II.
Step out of Nagasaki with an excursion to Huis Ten Bosch in Sasebo--about 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum, head off the coast to Hashima Island, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Inasa, and don't miss a visit to Hypocenter of Atomic Bombing.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Nagasaki online visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Hakodate to Nagasaki takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Hakodate in September; daily highs in Nagasaki reach 32°C and lows reach 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Nagasaki

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 27 — 30:
Highlights from your trip
Glover Garden ©
Garden
Glover Garden
4.1

5
nights
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: steep yourself in history at Kiyomizu-dera Temple, explore the historical opulence of Nijo Castle, make a trip to Gion, and take a stroll through Arashiyama.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Kyoto trip planner.

Fly from Nagasaki to Kyoto in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Kyoto can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can drive to Osaka.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 5:
Highlights from your trip
Nijo Castle ©
World heritage site
Nijo Castle
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4
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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.
Osaka is known for historic sites, theme parks, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Japan, take in panoramic vistas at Kuchu Teien Observatory, take a stroll through Shinsaibashi-suji Shopping Street, and don't miss a visit to Abeno Harukas.

Discover how to plan a Osaka trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Drive from Kyoto to Osaka in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. October in Osaka sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Komae.

Things to do in Osaka

Shopping · Theme Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 5 — 9:
Highlights from your trip
Dotombori District ©
Neighborhood
Dotombori District
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Osaka Castle ©
Castle
Osaka Castle
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2
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Komae

Komae is a city located in the western portion of Tokyo Metropolis, in the central Kantō region of Japan. On the 9th (Mon), take in the pleasant sights at Inokashira Park, then wander the streets of Kichijoji, and then see the interesting displays at Ghibli Museum Mitaka. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Tue): take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Takao and then cool off at Yomiuri Land.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Komae online route planner.

Explore your travel options from Osaka to Komae with the Route module. In October, daytime highs in Komae are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. On the 11th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Komae

Parks · Theme Parks · Fun & Games · Casinos

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 9 — 11:
Highlights from your trip
Mt. Takao ©
Mountain
Mt. Takao
4.4
Ghibli Museum Mitaka ©
Art Museum
Ghibli Museum Mitaka
4.3
Kichijoji ©
Neighborhood
Kichijoji
4.4

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