14 days in Japan Itinerary

14 days in Japan Itinerary

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Tokyo
— 5 nights
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Osaka
— 1 night
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Nara
— 2 nights
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Hachijo-machi
— 2 nights
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Chichibu
— 1 night
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Musashino
— 1 night

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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.
For shopping fun, head to Pokemon Mega Center Tokyo or Shimokitazawa. Get a sense of the local culture at Asakusa Shrine and KidZania Tokyo. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kanda Myojin, wander the streets of Kagurazaka, visit Ueno District, and steep yourself in history at Hozomon.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Tokyo driving holiday planner.

Santa Maria, USA to Tokyo is an approximately 22-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Japan Standard Time, which is usually a 17 hour difference. In June, Tokyo is a bit warmer than Santa Maria - with highs of 79°F and lows of 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Osaka.

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Asakusa Shrine ©
Asakusa Shrine
Nezu Shrine ©
Nezu Shrine
Hozomon ©
Hozomon

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Tempozan Ferris Wheel, then contemplate the long history of Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine, then stroll around Nakanoshima Park, and finally shop like a local with Hankyu Umeda Honten.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Osaka trip builder tool.

You can take a train from Tokyo to Osaka in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Osaka are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can drive to Nara.

Things to do in Osaka

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping
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Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine ©
Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine
Hankyu Umeda Honten ©
Hankyu Umeda Honten
Tempozan Ferris Wheel ©
Tempozan Ferris Wheel

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Nara

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Nara National Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nigatsu-do Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kasuga Grand Shrine, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kofuku-ji Temple, and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Toshodai-ji Temple and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hase-dera Temple.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Nara trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Osaka to Nara takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June in Nara, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 72°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Hachijo-machi.

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Nigatsu-do Temple ©
Nigatsu-do Temple
Toshodai-ji Temple ©
Toshodai-ji Temple
Kasuga Grand Shrine ©
Kasuga Grand Shrine

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Hachijo-machi

Hachijo-machi ©
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): get outside with Sokodo Beach, then take in the dramatic natural features at Nambara Senjojiki, then boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Uramiga Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hachijo Fuji, make a trip to Jinyaato, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ubai Homei Shrine, then head outdoors with Yokoma Beach, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Noboryotouge.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Hachijo-machi day trip planning app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Nara to Hachijo-machi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Chichibu.

Things to do in Hachijo-machi

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches
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Nambara Senjojiki ©
Nambara Senjojiki
Thermal Spas
Hachijo Fuji ©
Hachijo Fuji

1
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Chichibu

Chichibu ©
A little rural reprieve not far from the capital, the city of Chichibu draws visitors with its vibrant landscape and pleasant, low-key urban attractions.
On the 21st (Mon), get engrossed in the history at Saitama-Shanxi Friendship Memorial Hall - Shinikan, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mitsumine Shrine, then go for a walk through Nosaki Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chichibu Shrine.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Chichibu holiday builder app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Hachijo-machi to Chichibu. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in June, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Musashino.

Things to do in Chichibu

Historic Sites · Museums

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Chichibu Shrine ©
Chichibu Shrine

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Musashino

Musashino ©
Musashino is a city located in the western portion of Tokyo Metropolis, in the central Kantō region of Japan., the city had an estimated population of 143,868 and a population density of 13,090 persons per km². On the 22nd (Tue), see the interesting displays at Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jindai-ji Temple, and then stop by Kichijoji.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Musashino online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Chichibu to Musashino takes 2 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Musashino when traveling from Chichibu in June, with lows around 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Musashino

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum ©
Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum
Jindai-ji Temple ©
Jindai-ji Temple
Kichijoji ©
Kichijoji

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