17 days in East Asia Itinerary

17 days in East Asia Itinerary

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Fly
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Tokyo
— 2 nights
Fly
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Osaka
— 2 nights
Train
3
Kyoto
— 2 nights
Train
4
Fuji
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Yokohama
— 2 nights
Drive
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Tokyo
— 4 nights
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Tokyo — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): admire the striking features of Tokyo Central Railway Station and then see some colorful creatures with Coconut Makuhari Hongo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of The East Gardens of the Imperial Palace (Edo Castle Ruin), have some family-friendly fun at Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou, and then walk around Ueno Park.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Tokyo trip planner.

Manama, Bahrain to Tokyo is an approximately 16-hour flight. Traveling from Manama to Tokyo, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manama in March, expect Tokyo to be cooler, temps between 17°C and 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to fly to Osaka.
Parks · Historic Sites · Tours · Wildlife
Side Trip
Find places to stay Mar 25 — 27:

Osaka — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Osaka Castle and then shop like a local with Dotombori District. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kasuga Grand Shrine, then stroll around Nara Park, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kofuku-ji Temple.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Osaka day trip planner.

You can fly from Tokyo to Osaka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In March in Osaka, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Kyoto.
Historic Sites · Wildlife · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Side Trip
Find places to stay Mar 27 — 29:

Kyoto — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kinkaku-ji, then explore the historical opulence of Nijo Castle, and then contemplate the long history of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Fuuka-Kimono, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sanjusangendo Temple, and then take a stroll through Gion.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Kyoto trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Osaka to Kyoto in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Kyoto can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to take a train to Fuji.
Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Outdoors
Find places to stay Mar 29 — 31:

Fuji — 2 nights

Fuji is a city in eastern Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan. Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Iwamoto and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kunozan Toshogu Shrine and then admire the sheer force of Shiraito Falls.

To see ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Fuji attractions tool.

You can take a train from Kyoto to Fuji in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from Kyoto in March, Fuji is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Yokohama.
Nature · Parks · Tours · Wildlife
Side Trips
Find places to stay Mar 31 — Apr 2:

Yokohama — 2 nights

Once a small fishing town, Yokohama was one of the first ports to welcome foreign trade in the 19th century, after which it grew into Japan's second largest city and a bustling metropolis.
On the 3rd (Sun), wander the streets of Yokohama Chinatown, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Sankeien Gardens, and then see the interesting displays at Cup Noodles Museum Yokohama. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Hase-dera Temple, then make a trip to Kōtoku-in, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Itachi River Ishihara no Mizube.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Yokohama trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Fuji to Yokohama takes 2 hours. In April, daytime highs in Yokohama are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Tokyo.
Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods
Side Trip
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Tokyo — 4 nights

Take a break from the city and head to Tokyo Japan Fishing Guide and Meguro River. Get some cultural insight at Senso-ji Temple and Edo-Tokyo Museum. See some other sides of Tokyo: admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, stop by Akihabara, and take a stroll through Odaiba District.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Tokyo sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Yokohama to Tokyo in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can fly back home.
Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay Apr 5 — 9:

Tokyo Prefecture travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Landmarks · Parks
A tour of Tokyo Prefecture reveals many eateries, markets, and museums, with sightseeing opportunities available for every type of traveler. Bright bursts of lights and billboards on modern buildings contrast the ornate, traditional architecture there. Don't forget to visit Izu Islands, easily accessible from the capital as an ideal day trip option.