28 days in Japan Itinerary

28 days in Japan Itinerary

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Osaka
— 2 nights
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Himeji
— Few hours
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Kyoto
— 4 nights
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Fujikawaguchiko-machi
— 1 night
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Hakone-machi
— 2 nights
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Tokyo
— 6 nights
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Fujisawa
— 1 day
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Kamakura
— 2 nights
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Yokohama
— 1 day
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Tokyo
— 5 nights
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Kawagoe
— 1 day
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Tokyo
— 4 nights

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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.
You've added Umeda Sky Building, Tsutenkaku, Harukas 300 Observation Deck, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine, don't miss a visit to Shitennoji, get to know the resident critters at Tennoji Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Harukas 300 Observation Deck, then enjoy breathtaking views from Tsutenkaku, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Umeda Sky Building. Keep things going the next day: walk around Kemasakuranomiya Park, make a trip to Nakanoshima Park, step into the grandiose world of Osaka Castle, then get to know the fascinating history of Hozenji Yokocho, then don't miss a visit to Hōzen-ji Temple, and finally take a stroll through Dotombori District.

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

London, UK to Osaka is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Japan Standard Time (JST), which is usually a 9 hour difference. When traveling from London in March, plan for somewhat warmer days in Osaka, with highs around 16°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Himeji.

Things to do in Osaka

Find places to stay Mar 20 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Osaka Castle ©
Osaka Castle
Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine ©
Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine
Dotombori District ©
Dotombori District

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Koko-en, Nishi no Maru and Himeji Castle. On the 22nd (Tue), make a trip to Himeji Castle, then contemplate the long history of Nishi no Maru, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Koko-en.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Himeji itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Osaka to Himeji takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Himeji are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Himeji

Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Mar 22 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Himeji Castle ©
Himeji Castle
Nishi no Maru ©
Nishi no Maru
Koko-en ©
Koko-en

4
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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.
For other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Kyoto trip website.

Traveling by train from Himeji to Kyoto takes 1.5 hours. 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. On the 26th (Sat), you'll travel to Fujikawaguchiko-machi.

Things to do in Kyoto

Find places to stay Mar 22 — 26:

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Kawaguchiko Music Forest Museum, Itchiku Kubota Art Museum and Lake Kawaguchi.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Fujikawaguchiko-machi online travel route planner.

Getting from Kyoto to Fujikawaguchiko-machi by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. While traveling from Kyoto, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Fujikawaguchiko-machi, ranging from highs of 9°C to lows of 7°C. On the 27th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Hakone-machi.

Things to do in Fujikawaguchiko-machi

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 26 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Itchiku Kubota Art Museum ©
Itchiku Kubota Art Museum
Kawaguchiko Music Forest Museum ©
Kawaguchiko Music Forest Museum
Arakura Fuji Sengen Jinja ©
Arakura Fuji Sengen Jinja

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Hakone-machi

Hakone-machi ©
Sitting at the foot of Mount Fuji, Hakone-machi has become a popular retreat from Tokyo for locals and tourists alike.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Hakone Shrine / Kuzuryu Shrine Singu, Lake Ashi (Ashinoko), Hakone Ropeway, and other attractions you added.

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Traveling by car from Fujikawaguchiko-machi to Hakone-machi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to drive to Tokyo.

Things to do in Hakone-machi

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Mar 27 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Hakone Shrine / Kuzuryu Shrine Singu ©
Hakone Shrine / Kuzuryu Shrine Singu
The Hakone Open-Air Museum ©
The Hakone Open-Air Museum
Lake Ashi (Ashinoko) ©
Lake Ashi (Ashinoko)

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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Nezu Shrine and Yanaka District.

To find traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Tokyo sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Hakone-machi to Tokyo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. When traveling from Hakone-machi in March, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Tokyo: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 7°C at night. On the 4th (Mon), you'll travel to Fujisawa.

Things to do in Tokyo

Find places to stay Mar 29 — Apr 4:
Highlights from your plan
Yanaka District ©
Yanaka District
Nezu Shrine ©
Nezu Shrine

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Fujisawa

Fujisawa ©
Situated on Kanagawa's Sagami Bay, the city of Fujisawa serves as the gateway to beaches on the small island of Enoshima, as well as the sandy coast and temples of nearby Kamakura.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Enoshima Shrine, make a trip to Enoshima Sea Candle, then explore the striking landscape at Enoshima Iwaya Caves, and finally head off the coast to Enoshima Island.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Fujisawa trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Tokyo to Fujisawa takes an hour. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Tokyo in April: highs in Fujisawa hover around 17°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Kamakura.

Things to do in Fujisawa

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 4 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Enoshima Iwaya Caves ©
Enoshima Iwaya Caves
Enoshima Sea Candle ©
Enoshima Sea Candle
Enoshima Island ©
Enoshima Island

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Kamakura

Kamakura ©

Ancient City

The coastal town of Kamakura sits close to Tokyo, with the ancient settlement featuring a number of important historical and cultural sites.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Hokokuji Temple (Takedera Temple).

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Kamakura using our trip planner.

Kamakura is very close to Fujisawa. April in Kamakura sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can take a train to Yokohama.

Things to do in Kamakura

Find places to stay Apr 4 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Hase-dera Temple ©
Hase-dera Temple
Hokokuji Temple (Takedera Temple) ©
Hokokuji Temple (Takedera Temple)
Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine ©
Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine

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Yokohama

Yokohama ©
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Yokohama Landmark Tower, Yokohama Minato Mirai 21, Kishamichi Promenade, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Sankeien Gardens, see the interesting displays at Cup Noodles Museum Yokohama, appreciate the extensive heritage of Kishamichi Promenade, then get a taste of the local shopping with Yokohama Minato Mirai 21, and finally make a trip to Yokohama Landmark Tower.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Yokohama road trip planner.

Traveling by train from Kamakura to Yokohama takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Kamakura in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Yokohama, with highs around 21°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Tokyo.

Things to do in Yokohama

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Apr 6 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Sankeien Gardens ©
Sankeien Gardens
Yokohama Minato Mirai 21 ©
Yokohama Minato Mirai 21
Kishamichi Promenade ©
Kishamichi Promenade

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Tokyo

Tokyo
Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Tokyo using our trip planner.

Getting from Yokohama to Tokyo by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. You will leave for Kawagoe on the 11th (Mon).

Things to do in Tokyo

Find places to stay Apr 6 — 11:

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Kawagoe

Kawagoe ©

Little Edo

Situated just outside of Tokyo, Kawagoe entices visitors with its historic, Edo period architecture, reminiscent of a Japan of the past.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kawagoe Hikawa Shrine, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Five Thousand Soaring Dragons Seitenkyu Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kawagoe Hachimangu, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kitain, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Senba Toshogu, and finally steep yourself in history at Toki no Kane.

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You can drive from Tokyo to Kawagoe in 1.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kawagoe

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 11 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Kitain ©
Kitain
Kawagoe Hikawa Shrine ©
Kawagoe Hikawa Shrine
Toki no Kane
Toki no Kane

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Tokyo

Tokyo ©
Your day by day itinerary now includes Shinjuku 2 Chome Gay Town. Step off the beaten path and head to Gundam Front Tokyo and Observatory, Seaside Top. Enjoy Tokyo some more: wander the streets of Odaiba District.

For ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Tokyo trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kawagoe to Tokyo in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Find places to stay Apr 11 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Odaiba District ©
Odaiba District
Gundam Front Tokyo ©
Gundam Front Tokyo
Observatory, Seaside Top ©
Observatory, Seaside Top

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