14 days in Japan Itinerary

14 days in Japan Itinerary

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1
Kamakura
— 1 day
2
Hachijo-machi
— 1 night
3
Ogasawara-mura
— 1 night
4
Kozushima-mura
— 1 day
5
Fuji
— 1 night
6
Hakone-machi
— 2 nights
7
Nikko
— 2 nights
8
Tokyo
— 3 nights

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day
Kamakura

Kamakura ©
The coastal town of Kamakura sits close to Tokyo, with the ancient settlement featuring a number of important historical and cultural sites.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kōtoku-in, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Hase-dera Temple, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Hokokuji Temple (Takedera Temple), and finally contemplate the long history of Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine.

To find photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Kamakura driving holiday site.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Kamakura is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Kamakura is 1 hour. In December, Kamakura is colder than Kuala Lumpur - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Hachijo-machi.

Things to do in Kamakura

Historic Sites
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Hase-dera Temple ©
Hase-dera Temple
Hokokuji Temple (Takedera Temple) ©
Hokokuji Temple (Takedera Temple)
Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine ©
Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine

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night
Hachijo-machi

Hachijo-machi
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): head outdoors with Sokodo Beach, thenkick back and relax at Occhogahama, and then indulge in Japan's hot spring tradition at some of the top local onsens.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Hachijo-machi online trip maker.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Kamakura to Hachijo-machi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to Ogasawara-mura.

Things to do in Hachijo-machi

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Ogasawara-mura

Ogasawara-mura ©
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): make a trip to Mt. Mikadukiyama Observation deck, thentake some stellar pictures from Minamijima, thengo for a stroll along the water at Kominato Beach, and finally examine the collection at Ogasawara Ocean Center. On the 3rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around Anijima Seto Undersea Park, thenkick back and relax at Tsuri Beach, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Kopepe Beach, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Nakayama Pass Observatory.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Ogasawara-mura online vacation planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Hachijo-machi to Ogasawara-mura. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Hachijo-machi in January, with highs in Ogasawara-mura at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Kozushima-mura.

Things to do in Ogasawara-mura

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Kominato Beach ©
Kominato Beach
Ogasawara Ocean Center ©
Ogasawara Ocean Center
Minamijima ©
Minamijima

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Kozushima-mura

Kozushima-mura ©
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Suihaizo Monument, don't miss a visit to Buttoshi Rock, thenlook for gifts at Yochare Center - Processing of marine products store, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Tenjo, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Akasaki Boardwalk.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Kozushima-mura online tour builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Ogasawara-mura to Kozushima-mura. Traveling from Ogasawara-mura in January, things will get a bit cooler in Kozushima-mura: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Fuji.

Things to do in Kozushima-mura

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Mt. Tenjo ©
Mt. Tenjo

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Fuji

Fuji ©
Fuji is a city in eastern Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): look for gifts at Tago no Tsuki Honten, tee off at River Fuji Country Club, and then walk around Hiromi Park.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Fuji online vacation planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Kozushima-mura to Fuji. In January, daily temperatures in Fuji can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Hakone-machi.

Things to do in Fuji

Outdoors Golf Parks
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River Fuji Country Club ©
River Fuji Country Club
Hiromi Park ©
Hiromi Park

2
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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.
On the 6th (Sun), explore the striking landscape of Pola Museum of Art, thenexamine the collection at Hakone Venetian Glass Museum, and then explore the world behind art at The Hakone Open-Air Museum. On your second day here, explore the historical opulence of Odawara Castle, head outdoors with Atami Sun Beach, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kinomiya Shrine, and finally don't miss a visit to Kiunkaku.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Hakone-machi trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Fuji to Hakone-machi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Fuji in January, plan for little chillier days in Hakone-machi, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Nikko.

Things to do in Hakone-machi

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Atami, Odawara Castle
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Hakone Venetian Glass Museum ©
Hakone Venetian Glass Museum
Kiunkaku ©
Kiunkaku
Pola Museum of Art ©
Pola Museum of Art

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Nikko

Nikko ©
A gateway to a sprawling and diverse national park, a center of Shinto spiritualism and place of Buddhist worship, an emblem of the riches and dominance of the Tokugawa shogunate: Nikko means many things to many people.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): explore the activities along Lake Chuzenji, thenexplore the striking landscape of Nikko National Park, thensteep yourself in history at Taiyuimbyo Shrine, and finally take in the views from Shinkyo Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Yudaki Falls, thenadmire the sheer force of Ryuzu Waterfall, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nikko Futarasan jinja, and finally steep yourself in history at Shoyoen.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Nikko day trip website.

Traveling by car from Hakone-machi to Nikko takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and subway; or do a combination of bus and train. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Tokyo.

Things to do in Nikko

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nikko National Park
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Lake Chuzenji ©
Lake Chuzenji
Taiyuimbyo Shrine ©
Taiyuimbyo Shrine
Yudaki Falls ©
Yudaki Falls

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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Ginza and Takeshita Street. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Senso-ji Temple, take a stroll through Akihabara, stop by Asakusa, and get a sense of history and politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Tokyo online trip maker.

Drive from Nikko to Tokyo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Nikko in January, plan for a bit warmer days in Tokyo, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites
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Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple
Odaiba District ©
Odaiba District
Ginza ©
Ginza

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