22 days in Japan Itinerary

22 days in Japan Itinerary

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Tokyo
— 7 nights
Train
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Kanazawa
— 1 night
Drive
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Kyoto
— 3 nights
Drive
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Osaka
— 1 night
Drive
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Nara
— 1 night
Train to Namba(Subway), Train to Hiroshima
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Hiroshima
— 1 night
Train
7
Beppu
— 3 nights
Train to Shin-Osaka, Train to Koya-cho
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Koya-cho
— 1 night
Train to Dobutsuen-Mae, Train to Tokyo
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Tokyo
— 3 nights

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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tokyo: Maihama (Tokyo DisneySea & Tokyo Disneyland). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Tokyo National Museum, get your game on at Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou, shop like a local with Ginza, and stroll around Ueno Park.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Tokyo visit planner.

If you are flying in from Lithuania, the closest major aiports are Tokyo Haneda International Airport, Narita International Airport and Ibaraki Airport / JASDF Hyakuri Air Base. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in October, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Kanazawa.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods · Parks · Museums · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 20 — 27:

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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 27th (Wed): admire the striking features of Kanazawa Station, don't miss a visit to Omicho Market, make a trip to Higashichaya Old Town, don't miss a visit to Kenrokuen no Yukizuri, then take in nature's colorful creations at Kenrokuen Garden, and finally stroll around Kenrokuen Kasumiga-ike Pond.

To see photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Kanazawa trip itinerary planning app.

You can take a train from Tokyo to Kanazawa in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. October in Kanazawa sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to drive to Kyoto.

Things to do in Kanazawa

Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 27 — 28:

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nights
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.
Kyoto is known for historic sites, shopping, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Kiyomizu-dera Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kinkaku-ji, take a stroll through Arashiyama, and steep yourself in history at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Kyoto day trip site.

You can drive from Kanazawa to Kyoto in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in October, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can go by car to Osaka.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Oct 28 — 31:

1
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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.
On the 31st (Sun), take in panoramic vistas at Harukas 300 Observation Deck, then don't miss a visit to Abeno Harukas, and then get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Japan. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Osaka Castle, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan, then make a trip to Kuromon Market, and finally take a stroll through Dotombori District.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Osaka trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Kyoto to Osaka by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Osaka are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Nara.

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 31 — Nov 1:

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Nara

Ancient City

The country's first established capital, Nara houses some of the most storied buildings and natural attractions in Japan, with eight World Heritage Sites in total.
To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Nara trip app.

You can drive from Osaka to Nara in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. November in Nara sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 13°C at night. You will leave for Hiroshima on the 2nd (Tue).

Things to do in Nara

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Nov 1 — 2:

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Hiroshima

City of Peace

Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
On the 2nd (Tue), admire the natural beauty at Shukkei-en Garden, step into the grandiose world of Hiroshima Castle, steep yourself in history at Atomic Bomb Dome, appreciate the history behind Children's Peace Monument, then pause for some photo ops at Peace Bell, and finally contemplate the long history of Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Hiroshima journey planner.

Getting from Nara to Hiroshima by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and train. November in Hiroshima sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can take a train to Beppu.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 2 — 3:

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Beppu

The resort town of Beppu puts the geothermal nature of the region to good use.
Explore Beppu's surroundings by going to Lake Kinrin (in Yufu), Usajingu Shrine (in Usa) and Kokonoe Yume Otsurihashi Bridge (in Kokonoe-machi). There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Takachiho Gorge, take in panoramic vistas at Sagiridai Observatory, take in the natural beauty of Hells of Beppu, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Daikanbo.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Beppu driving holiday planning site.

Traveling by train from Hiroshima to Beppu takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. In November in Beppu, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Koya-cho.

Things to do in Beppu

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Spas

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 3 — 6:

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Koya-cho

Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): stroll the grounds of Koyasan Okunoin, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kongobu-ji Temple, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Koya.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Koya-cho trip itinerary maker tool.

You can take a train from Beppu to Koya-cho in 6.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In November, daytime highs in Koya-cho are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Koya-cho

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 6 — 7:

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Tokyo

Enjoy Tokyo some more: don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, get curious at National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation Miraikan, visit Akihabara, and ponder the world of politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings.

To find where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Tokyo trip planning tool.

Traveling by train from Koya-cho to Tokyo takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly.

Things to do in Tokyo

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Nov 7 — 10:

Japan travel guide

4.3
Sacred & Religious Sites · Landmarks · Historic Sites
Land of the Rising Sun
Part of a volcanic archipelago that encompasses over 6,800 islands, Japan remains one of Asia's most fascinating tourist destinations, where a blend of modernity and tradition creates a look and feel completely different from any other place in the world. A tour of Japan lets you discover big cities filled with ancient temples and innovative skyscrapers, as well as quiet country landscapes dotted with castles, perfectly manicured gardens, cherry orchards, and primeval forests seemingly untouched by the hand of mass tourism. Many tourists on vacation in Japan devote lots of time to the country's unique cuisine, prepared with painstaking attention to detail and a genius for simple yet effective presentation.

Kyushu travel guide

3.9
Sacred & Religious Sites · Landmarks · Historic Sites
Enthusiastic shutterbugs and lovers of all things picturesque often choose to tour Kyushu-Okinawa on one of the island's epic train trips, leading through a landscape shaped by thousands of years of volcanic activity. With mild winters, warm summers, and plenty of developed beaches, the region offers a wealth of marine sports and recreation. Those with relaxation on their mind take a vacation in Kyushu-Okinawa for a chance to explore some of Japan's finest onsens, in which pristine nature meets modern amenities for an unforgettable tourist experience.