25 days in Japan Itinerary

25 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tokyo
— 5 nights
2
Kyoto
— 5 nights
3
Hiroshima
— 4 nights
4
Motobu-cho
— 4 nights
5
Ishigaki
— 5 nights

5
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.
Kids will enjoy Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden and Tokyo DisneySea. There's lots more to do: discover the magic at Tokyo Disneyland, admire the landmark architecture of Tokyo Tower, visit Odaiba District, and don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Tokyo road trip tool.

Nagpur, India to Tokyo is an approximately 21-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Nagpur to Tokyo, you'll lose 3.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Nagpur in May, expect nights in Tokyo to be slightly colder, around °C, while days are cooler, around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums Neighborhoods Theme Parks

Side Trip

Urayasu
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Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
Tokyo Disneyland ©
Tokyo Disneyland
Tokyo DisneySea ©
Tokyo DisneySea

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Kiyomizu-dera Temple and Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine. Venture out of the city with trips to Sunset Owl Cafe (in Sennichimae), Dotombori (Naniwa Meibutsu Ichibirian Dotombori & Dotombori District) and Osaka (Universal Studios Japan & Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Nijo Castle, steep yourself in history at Sanjusangendo Temple, wander the streets of Gion, and take in the pleasant sights at Arashiyama.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Kyoto route builder.

You can take a train from Tokyo to Kyoto in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In May in Kyoto, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can take a train to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Theme Parks

Side Trip

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

4
nights
Hiroshima

Hiroshima ©
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Kids will enjoy Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima and Itsukushima Shrine. Explore Hiroshima's surroundings by going to Kurashiki (Japanese Rural Toy Museum & Ohara Museum of Art) and Hatsukaichi (Itsukushima Gekijyo & Miyajima). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, explore the historical opulence of Hiroshima Castle, steep yourself in history at Atomic Bomb Dome, and explore the world behind art at Hiroshima Museum of Art.

Make your Hiroshima itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by train from Kyoto to Hiroshima takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. May in Hiroshima sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Motobu-cho.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Hatsukaichi, Kurashiki
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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum ©
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Itsukushima Shrine ©
Itsukushima Shrine
Miyajima
Miyajima

4
nights
Motobu-cho

Motobu-cho ©
Formed by the gradual merging of several old fishing villages, today the island town of Motobu-cho boasts paradisal beaches of white sand, clear waters, and a rich array of wildlife.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium and Okinawa Memorial Park Ocean Expo Park. Explore Motobu-cho's surroundings by going to Onna-son (Moon Beach, Scuba & Snorkeling, &more), Kouri Ocean Tower (in Nakijin-son) and Nago (Busena Marine Park, Kise Beach, &more). There's lots more to do: meet the residents at Okichan Theater, enjoy the sand and surf at Nago citizen Beach, get outside with Emerald Beach, and step off the mainland to explore Minnajima Island.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Motobu-cho trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Hiroshima to Motobu-cho takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Hiroshima in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Motobu-cho, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Ishigaki.

Things to do in Motobu-cho

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Onna-son, Nago, Nakijin-son, Okuma Beach
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Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium ©
Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium
Okichan Theater ©
Okichan Theater
Scuba & Snorkeling

5
nights
Ishigaki

Ishigaki ©
Ishigaki, the most populous island in the chain, features the country's southernmost city and acts as a transport hub for exploring the landmasses that surround.
Family-friendly places like Kabira Bay and Spas will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, stop by Pinion Direct Shop, enjoy the sand and surf at Kondoi Beach, and visit a coastal fixture at Cape Hirakubozaki.

To find out how to plan a trip to Ishigaki, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Motobu-cho to Ishigaki in 5.5 hours. Traveling from Motobu-cho in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of °C in Ishigaki. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ishigaki

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Kondoi Beach
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Yonehara Beach ©
Yonehara Beach
Kabira Bay ©
Kabira Bay
Kondoi Beach ©
Kondoi Beach

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