15 days in Japan Itinerary

15 days in Japan Itinerary

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Tokyo
— 3 nights
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Osaka
— 2 nights
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Hiroshima
— 2 nights
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Kyoto
— 2 nights
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Tokyo
— 4 nights

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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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Fuji TV Odaiba, Diver City Tokyo Plaza, teamLab Borderless, and other attractions. On the 24th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a taste of the local shopping with Takeshita Street, then get a taste of the local shopping with Shibuya Cat Street, then take a stroll through Omotesando, and finally don't miss a visit to Shibuya Crossing.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Tokyo trip tool.

Calgary, Canada to Tokyo is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll lose 16 hours traveling from Calgary to Tokyo due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Calgary, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Tokyo, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Osaka.

Things to do in Tokyo

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Oct 23 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
teamLab Borderless ©
teamLab Borderless
Hozomon ©
Hozomon
Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Universal Studios Japan, Dotombori District and Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): observe the fascinating underwater world at Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan, then wander the streets of Shinsaibashi-suji Shopping Street, and then wander the streets of Dotombori District. Keep things going the next day: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Japan.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Osaka trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by train from Tokyo to Osaka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In October in Osaka, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Oct 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Dotombori District ©
Dotombori District
Shinsaibashi-suji Shopping Street ©
Shinsaibashi-suji Shopping Street

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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.
You've added Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima, Atomic Bomb Dome, Shukkei-en Garden, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 28th (Fri), take in nature's colorful creations at Shukkei-en Garden, contemplate the long history of Atomic Bomb Dome, then make a trip to Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima, and finally don't miss a visit to Hiroshima Orizuru Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sat): walk around Momijidani Park, take in panoramic vistas at Shishiiwa Tenbodai, take in panoramic vistas at Mount Misen Obsevatory, then contemplate the long history of Itsukushima Shrine, and finally make a trip to Gojuno To.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Hiroshima attractions planner.

Take a train from Osaka to Hiroshima in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In October in Hiroshima, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Hatsukaichi
Find places to stay Oct 28 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima ©
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima
Itsukushima Shrine ©
Itsukushima Shrine
Atomic Bomb Dome ©
Atomic Bomb Dome

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Ginkakuji Temple, Eikando Zenrinji Temple, Nanzen-ji Temple, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): make a trip to Sannenzaka Ninenzaka, steep yourself in history at Yasaka Shrine, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shoren-in Temple (Shoren-in Monzeki), take in nature's colorful creations at Nanzen-ji Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Eikando Zenrinji Temple, and finally go for a walk through Philosopher's Walk. On the next day, admire the natural beauty at Okochi Sanso Garden, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jojakkoji Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gio-ji Temple, then take a memorable tour with Arashiyama Tsusen, and finally see a show at Ran Theatre Kyoto.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Kyoto online driving holiday planner.

Take a train from Hiroshima to Kyoto in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. October in Kyoto sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Parks · Nightlife
Find places to stay Oct 30 — Nov 1:
Highlights from your plan
Nanzen-ji Temple ©
Nanzen-ji Temple
Eikando Zenrinji Temple ©
Eikando Zenrinji Temple
Shoren-in Temple (Shoren-in Monzeki) ©
Shoren-in Temple (Shoren-in Monzeki)

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Tokyo

Tokyo ©
Your list of things to see and do now includes Inokashira Park, Ghibli Museum Mitaka, Taiyuimbyo Shrine, and other attractions. See even more of Tokyo: wander the streets of Shimokitazawa.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Tokyo road trip planning site.

Take a train from Kyoto to Tokyo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Nikko, Hakone-machi, Forest Adventure Mishima Skywalk, Ghibli Museum Mitaka, Ashikaga Flower Park
Find places to stay Nov 1 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Yomeimon (Main Gate) ©
Yomeimon (Main Gate)
Ghibli Museum Mitaka ©
Ghibli Museum Mitaka
Taiyuimbyo Shrine ©
Taiyuimbyo Shrine

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