16 days in Japan Itinerary

16 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tokyo
— 5 nights
2
Kyoto
— 5 nights
3
Hiroshima
— 4 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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Akihabara, Ameya Yokocho (Ameyoko), 上野東照宮 Toshogu Shrine, and other attractions you added. Museum-lovers will appreciate Kanda Myojin and National Museum of Western Art. Do some cultural sightseeing at Asakusa Shrine and Senso-ji Temple. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Hozomon, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sengaku-ji Temple, make a trip to Nezu Shrine, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Kyu Iwasakitei Teien.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Tokyo trip itinerary builder tool.

Cairo, Egypt to Tokyo is an approximately 18-hour flight. Traveling from Cairo to Tokyo, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cairo in October, expect Tokyo to be slightly colder, temps between °C and °C. On the 15th (Fri), you'll travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Hakone-machi, Odawara Castle
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Asakusa Shrine ©
Asakusa Shrine
Nezu Shrine ©
Nezu Shrine
Hakone Shrine / Kuzuryu Shrine Singu ©
Hakone Shrine / Kuzuryu Shrine Singu

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Nara National Museum, Nara Park, Kinkaku-ji, and other attractions you added. There's more to do: steep yourself in history at Heian Shrine.

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Take a train from Tokyo to Kyoto in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. October in Kyoto sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Nara
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Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine

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.
Get some historical perspective at Daishoin Temple and Peace Flame. Do some cultural sightseeing at Itsukushima Shrine Torii and Senjokaku. Take a break from Hiroshima with a short trip to Misen Wild Woods in Hatsukaichi, about 52 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mitaki Temple, steep yourself in history at Kyosen-ji Temple, don't miss a visit to Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima, and step into the grandiose world of Hiroshima Castle.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Hiroshima trip maker tool.

Traveling by train from Kyoto to Hiroshima takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Hiroshima can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 24th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Hatsukaichi
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Daishoin Temple ©
Daishoin Temple
Mitaki Temple ©
Mitaki Temple
Itsukushima Shrine Torii ©
Itsukushima Shrine Torii

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