32 days in Japan Itinerary

32 days in Japan Itinerary

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32 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Florianopolis
Fly:  31​h
1
Tokyo
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Fujikawaguchiko-machi
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Kanazawa
— 1 night
train:  2​h 45​min
4
Osaka
— 4 nights
train:  30​min
5
Kyoto
— 12 nights
train:  45​min
6
Himeji
— 1 night
train + Fly:  35​h
End: Florianopolis

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.
Explore Tokyo's surroundings by going to Tokyo DisneySea (in Maihama) and Kotoku-in (Great Buddha of Kamakura) (in Kamakura). Have a day of magic on the 12th (Tue) at Tokyo Disneyland. There's much more to do: make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, ponder the world of politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sensō-ji, and admire the landmark architecture of Tokyo Tower.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Tokyo trip itinerary planning app .

Florianopolis, Brazil to Tokyo is an approximately 31-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Florianopolis to Tokyo is 12 hours. Traveling from Florianopolis in March, things will get colder in Tokyo: highs are around 17°C and lows about 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Fujikawaguchiko-machi.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Urayasu, Kōtoku-in
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Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou ©
Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden

4
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fujikawaguchiko-machi: Panoramic Viewing Platform (in Yamanakako-mura) and Takato Castle Remains Park (in Ina). Spend the 17th (Sun) exploring nature at Fuji Hakone Izu National Park. Pack the 18th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Fuji-Q Highland. There's still lots to do: get impressive views of Mount Fuji and take in the pleasant sights at Lake Kawaguchi.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Fujikawaguchiko-machi trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Drive from Tokyo to Fujikawaguchiko-machi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Tokyo in March, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Fujikawaguchiko-machi: temperatures range from 9°C by day to 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can go by car to Kanazawa.

Things to do in Fujikawaguchiko-machi

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Chubu, Takato Castle Remains Park, Fuji-Q Highland, Panoramic Viewing Platform
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Mount Fuji ©
Mount Fuji
Lake Kawaguchi ©
Lake Kawaguchi
Fuji Hakone Izu National Park ©
Fuji Hakone Izu National Park

1
night
Kanazawa

Kanazawa ©
An old castle town largely unspoiled during World War II, Kanazawa features well-preserved architecture spread across a range of districts.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): make a trip to Omicho Market, make a trip to Higashichaya Old Town, steep yourself in history at Kanazawa Castle, then walk around Kenrokuen Garden, and finally explore the world behind art at 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art.

You can plan Kanazawa trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Traveling by car from Fujikawaguchiko-machi to Kanazawa takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Fujikawaguchiko-machi in March, plan for somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Kanazawa: temperatures range from 13°C by day to 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Osaka.

Things to do in Kanazawa

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Kanazawa Castle ©
Kanazawa Castle
Kenrokuen Garden
Kenrokuen Garden
Omicho Market ©
Omicho Market

4
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Osaka side-trips: Nara (Kasuga Grand Shrine, Nara Park, & more). There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Japan, step into the grandiose world of Osaka Castle, wander the streets of Dotonbori, and enjoy breathtaking views from Kuchu Teien Observatory.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Osaka day trip planner.

Getting from Kanazawa to Osaka by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Nara
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Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Osaka Castle ©
Osaka Castle
Dotonbori ©
Dotonbori

12
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Byodoin (in Uji), Kofuku-ji Temple (in Nara) and Hikone (Hikone Castle & Takeshima Island). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kiyomizu-dera Temple, take a stroll through Gion, take in the pleasant sights at Arashiyama, and steep yourself in history at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Kyoto online trip builder .

Kyoto is very close to Osaka. In March, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Himeji.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Hikone, Rokkakudo Temple, Byodoin, Takatsuki Forest Center, Kofuku-ji Temple
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

1
night
Himeji

Himeji ©
The castle around which the city of Himeji has developed represents one of the best preserved in the country, and has been designated as a national treasure and a World Heritage Site.
On the 5th (Fri), make a trip to Otemae Street.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Himeji route planner .

Getting from Kyoto to Himeji by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Himeji

Historic Sites Parks
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Himeji Castle ©
Himeji Castle
Koko-en Garden ©
Koko-en Garden
Shoshazan Engyoji ©
Shoshazan Engyoji

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