26 days in Japan Itinerary

26 days in Japan Itinerary

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26 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Lille
train + Fly:  26​h
1
Tokyo
— 8 nights
Train:  3​h
2
Osaka
— 9 nights
train:  2​h
3
Hiroshima
— 1 night
4
Fukuoka
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
5
Naha
— 3 nights
Fly + train:  21​h
End: Lille

8
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 LaQua, Koishikawa Kōrakuen Garden, Enoshima Island, and other attractions you added. Head to Ginza and Asakusafor plenty of shopping. Get outdoors at Odaiba Kaihin Koen (Odaiba Seaside Park) and Tokyo Dome City. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Senso-ji Temple, don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu, wander the streets of Ueno, and admire the landmark architecture of Tokyo Tower.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Tokyo route maker .

Lille, France to Tokyo is an approximately 26-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Lille to Tokyo. Traveling from Lille in April, things will get a bit warmer in Tokyo: highs are around 22°C and lows about 12°C. You will leave for Osaka on the 4th (Fri).

Things to do in Tokyo

Theme Parks Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Kamakura, Enoshima Island, Ghibli Museum Mitaka, Tokyo Disneyland
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Yanaka ©
Yanaka
Kencho-ji Temple
Kencho-ji Temple
Engaku-ji Temple ©
Engaku-ji Temple

9
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Nishi Honganji, Higashi Honganji, Shosei-en Garden, and other attractions you added. Discover out-of-the-way places like Kobe City Hall and Nigatsu-do Temple. Get some cultural insight at Tōdai-ji and Nara Park. It doesn't end there: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Japan and make a trip to Nakanoshima Park.

Plan my day in Osaka using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Do a combination of flight and train from Tokyo to Osaka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in May, and nighttime lows around 17°C. You'll set off for Hiroshima on the 13th (Sun).

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Kyoto, Kobe, Nara, Himeji Castle
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Nigatsu-do Temple ©
Nigatsu-do Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple

1
night
Hiroshima

Hiroshima ©
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
You've added Miyajima, Peace Bell, Hiroshima Castle, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Hiroshima Castle, explore the activities along Motoyasugawa River, appreciate the history behind Atomic Bomb Dome, make a trip to Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, then appreciate the history behind Peace Bell, and finally head off the coast to Miyajima.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Hiroshima trip planner .

Getting from Osaka to Hiroshima by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train, flight, and ferry. In May, daytime highs in Hiroshima are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. You will leave for Fukuoka on the 14th (Mon).

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Hatsukaichi
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Miyajima ©
Miyajima
Itsukushima Shrine ©
Itsukushima Shrine
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima ©
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima

3
nights
Fukuoka

Fukuoka ©
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kushida Shrine, Kawabatadori Shopping Street, Yatai 屋台, and other attractions you added. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Nishijin Shopping District and Hakozaki-gū Shrine. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kaldi coffee farm Tenjin underground shopping center shop and Marinoa City Fukuoka. It doesn't end there: let the kids burn off some steam at Ohori Park and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Asahi Breweries Hakata Brewery.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Fukuoka trip itinerary planning site .

You can take a train from Hiroshima to Fukuoka in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of ferry and flight. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 18°C. You will leave for Naha on the 17th (Thu).

Things to do in Fukuoka

Historic Sites Shopping Tours
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Kushida Shrine ©
Kushida Shrine
Hakozaki Shrine ©
Hakozaki Shrine
Sumiyoshi Shrine ©
Sumiyoshi Shrine

3
nights
Naha

Naha ©
Naha, the capital of Okinawa, has deep roots: Stone Age relics have been found in the city, and through the Middle Ages it rose in importance in the Ryukyu Kingdom.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Shikina-en Garden, Onoyama Park, Izumo Taisha Okinawa Bunsha Shrine, and other attractions you added. Get in touch with nature at Aka Beach and Kitahama Beach. It doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Shurijo Castle.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Naha trip maker website .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Fukuoka to Naha takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Traveling from Fukuoka in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Naha, with lows around 26°C. On the 20th (Sun), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Naha

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Zamami-son
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Aka Beach ©
Aka Beach
Shurijo Castle ©
Shurijo Castle
Naminoue Beach
Naminoue Beach

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