11 days in Japan Itinerary

11 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Usa
Drive + Fly:  6 h
1
Tokyo
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
2
Kyoto
— 3 nights
Train:  45 min
3
Himeji
— 1 night
Train:  1 h
4
Hiroshima
— 2 nights
+3
Train + Subway + Train + Fly:  14 h 15 min
End: Dubai

2
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.
Tokyo is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, stroll around Ueno Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Senso-ji Temple, and visit Akihabara.

For maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Tokyo travel route planner.

Usa to Tokyo is an approximately 6-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. In June, daily temperatures in Tokyo can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Parks Neighborhoods Fun & Games

Side Trip

Tokyo DisneySea
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Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou ©
Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower

3
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Dotombori District (in Dotombori) and Todai-ji Temple (in Nara). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Kiyomizu-dera Temple, steep yourself in history at Sanjusangendo Temple, explore the historical opulence of Nijo Castle, and get a taste of the local shopping with Nishiki Market Shopping District.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Kyoto trip planning website.

Getting from Tokyo to Kyoto by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Himeji.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Osaka, Todai-ji Temple
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Koko-en, thenexplore the historical opulence of Himeji Castle, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Takamikura.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Himeji trip builder.

Take a train from Kyoto to Himeji in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Kyoto in June, plan for slightly colder days in Himeji, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Himeji

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mt. Takamikura
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Koko-en ©
Koko-en
Himeji Castle ©
Himeji Castle

2
nights
Hiroshima

Hiroshima ©
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, make a trip to Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima, thenappreciate the history behind Children's Peace Monument, thensteep yourself in history at Atomic Bomb Dome, and finally pause for some photo ops at Memorial Tower to the Mobilized Students. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Itsukushima Shrine.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Hiroshima travel tool.

Getting from Himeji to Hiroshima by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Hiroshima can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) 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
Itsukushima Shrine ©
Itsukushima Shrine
Atomic Bomb Dome ©
Atomic Bomb Dome

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