19 days in Japan Itinerary

19 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Paris
Fly + Train:  19 h 30 min
1
Tokyo
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
2
Kanazawa
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Uji
— 1 day
Drive:  3 h
4
Koya-cho
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
5
Tanabe
— 2 nights
walk:  2 h
6
Nachikatsura-cho
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  27 h
End: Paris

4
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.
You've added Nezu Museum, Yoyogi Park, Meiji Jingu Shrine, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Senso-ji Temple.

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Paris, France to Tokyo is an approximately 16- hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Paris to Tokyo, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Paris in October, expect Tokyo to be somewhat warmer, temps between 26°C and 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Kanazawa.

Things to do in Tokyo

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Oct 16 — 20:
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Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple
Nezu Shrine ©
Nezu Shrine
Nezu Museum ©
Nezu Museum

4
nights
Kanazawa

Kanazawa
An old castle town largely unspoiled during World War II, Kanazawa features well-preserved architecture spread across a range of districts.
You've added Higashichaya Old Town, Kazuemachi Tea House Street, Nagamachi Neighborhood, and other attractions to your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Oyama Shrine and Kanazawa Castle Hashizume Gate Tsuzukiyagura. Nomura Family Samurai House and Ishiura Shrine will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at D. T. Suzuki Museum, make a trip to Seisonkaku Villa, explore the historical opulence of Kanazawa Castle Ishikawa Gate, and steep yourself in history at Kanazawa Castle.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Kanazawa journey builder app.

Getting from Tokyo to Kanazawa by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In October in Kanazawa, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Uji.

Things to do in Kanazawa

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Ainokura Gassho Community, Shirakawago
Find places to stay Oct 20 — 24:
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Kenrokuen Garden
Kenrokuen Garden
Ainokura Gassho Community ©
Ainokura Gassho Community
Oyama Shrine ©
Oyama Shrine

1
day
Uji

Uji ©
Lying between Kyoto and Nara, the small city of Uji stands as a place of culture and history.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Byodoin. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Byodoin Omote-sando, steep yourself in history at Byodoin, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jodo-in, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kōshō-ji, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ujigami Shrine, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Sawarabi Street.

Before you visit Uji, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Kanazawa to Uji takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daytime highs in Uji are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Koya-cho.

Things to do in Uji

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 24 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Byodoin ©
Byodoin
Byodoin Omote-sando ©
Byodoin Omote-sando
Ujigami Shrine ©
Ujigami Shrine

2
nights
Koya-cho

Koya-cho ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Nyonindo as well as Koyasan Reihokan Museum. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Koyasan Daimon, steep yourself in history at Koyasan Danjo Garan, contemplate the long history of Rokkaku Kyozo, admire the striking features of Koyasan Kondomae, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jokiin, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kongobu-ji Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Ryusen-in Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kodai-in Temple, then see the interesting displays at Koyasan Reihokan Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Nyonindo.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Koya-cho trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Uji to Koya-cho takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Koya-cho are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Tanabe.

Things to do in Koya-cho

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Oct 24 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Koyasan Danjo Garan ©
Koyasan Danjo Garan
Kongobu-ji Temple ©
Kongobu-ji Temple
Koyasan Reihokan Museum ©
Koyasan Reihokan Museum

2
nights
Tanabe

Tanabe ©
Considered a holy space where the gods once lived, the city of Tanabe teems with spiritual, cultural, and natural beauty.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Tsugizakura-oji, Takahara Kumano Shrine and Ruins of Takijiri-oji.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Tanabe trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Koya-cho to Tanabe takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Tanabe can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Nachikatsura-cho.

Things to do in Tanabe

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Chikatsuyu-oji Ruin ©
Chikatsuyu-oji Ruin
Ruins of Takijiri-oji ©
Ruins of Takijiri-oji
Tsugizakura-oji ©
Tsugizakura-oji

4
nights
Nachikatsura-cho

Nachikatsura-cho ©
The town of Nachikatsuura-cho wows visitors with its superlative landscape and impressive cultural attractions.
You've added Yunomine Onsen, Oyunohara - Original Kumano Hongu Taisha Site, Kumano Hongu Taisha Shrine, and other attractions to your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Seigantoji Temple and Kumano Hayatama Taisha. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kumano Nachi Taisha.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Nachikatsura-cho travel route planner.

Drive from Tanabe to Nachikatsura-cho in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Nachikatsura-cho can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. On the 1st (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Nachikatsura-cho

Historic Sites Spas Tours

Side Trips

Tanabe, Shingu
Find places to stay Oct 28 — Nov 1:
Highlights from your plan
Nachi Mitaki Falls ©
Nachi Mitaki Falls
Kumano Hongu Taisha Shrine ©
Kumano Hongu Taisha Shrine
Kumano Nachi Taisha ©
Kumano Nachi Taisha

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