10 days in Japan Itinerary

10 days in Japan Itinerary

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10 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
Tokyo
— Few hours
subway:  30​min
2
Urayasu
— 1 night
subway:  30​min
3
Tokyo
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
4
Kyoto
— 2 nights
train:  2​h
5
Hiroshima
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  19​h 15​min
End: Newark

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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.
To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Tokyo tour itinerary planner .

Newark, USA to Tokyo is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, subway, bus, and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Japan Standard Time is 14 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Tokyo can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. On the 26th (Wed), you'll travel to Urayasu.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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Urayasu

Urayasu
A city lying on Tokyo Bay, Urayasu used to stand separate from the giant metropolis next door, but now, even though it belongs to another prefecture, it seems part of the capital.
For reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Urayasu planning app .

Urayasu is just a stone's throw from Tokyo. In June, daily temperatures in Urayasu can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 71°F. On the 27th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Tokyo.

Things to do in Urayasu

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Find places to stay Jun 26 — 27:

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Tokyo

Tokyo ©
Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Akihabara, walk around Ueno Park, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sensō-ji, then don't miss a visit to Shibuya Crossing, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Tokyo trip maker app .

Tokyo is very close to Urayasu. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Parks Historic Sites
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Akihabara ©
Akihabara
Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Sanjusangendo Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sun): browse for treasures at Maiko Antiques Kyoto, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, and then steep yourself in history at Kiyomizu-dera Temple.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Kyoto travel planner.

Traveling by train from Tokyo to Kyoto takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in June, and nighttime lows around 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to take a train to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle
Kinkaku-ji ©
Kinkaku-ji

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Hiroshima

Hiroshima ©
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Itsukushima Shrine and then steep yourself in history at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park. On the next day, step into the grandiose world of Hiroshima Castle, pause for some photo ops at Atomic Bomb Dome, then appreciate the history behind Children's Peace Monument, and finally see the interesting displays at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Hiroshima online visit planner .

Traveling by train from Kyoto to Hiroshima takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Hiroshima, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 76°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Itsukushima Shrine
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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum ©
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima ©
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima
Atomic Bomb Dome ©
Atomic Bomb Dome

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