18 days in Tokyo Prefecture Itinerary

18 days in Tokyo Prefecture Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tokyo Prefecture route maker

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Fly
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Tokyo
— 8 nights
Drive
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Ome
— 3 nights
Drive to Tokyo Haneda International Airport, Fly to Hachijojima Airport
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Hachijo-machi
— 4 nights
Drive
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Oshima-machi
— 2 nights
Drive to Tokyo Haneda International Airport, Fly to Melbourne International Airport

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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Meiji Jingu Gaien and Hotel Chinzanso Tokyo Garden. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, get to know the fascinating history of University of Tokyo, walk around Rikugien Garden, and wander the streets of Ueno District.

For more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Tokyo trip builder.

Melbourne, Australia to Tokyo is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Japan Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Melbourne in December, plan for much colder days in Tokyo, with highs around 14°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Ome.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 21 — 29:

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Ome

Ōme 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 136,071 and a population density of 1320 persons per km². You'll discover tucked-away gems like Mt. Takao and Takahata Fudoson Kongo-ji Temple. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ome: Takao Komakino Garden (in Hachioji), Hikawa Valley (in Okutama-machi) and Tama Zoological Park (in Hino). There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Mitake, head outdoors with Minamisawa Ajisaiyama, walk around Akigawabashi Kasen Park Barbecue Land, and explore the activities along Ochiai River and Minamisawa Springs.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Ome day trip website.

Getting from Tokyo to Ome by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Ome when traveling from Tokyo in December, with lows around 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to Hachijo-machi.

Things to do in Ome

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 29 — Jan 1:

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Hachijo-machi

You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Thermal Spas and Nambara Senjojiki. When in Hachijo-machi, make a side trip to see Miyogaike Pond in Mikurajima-mura, approximately Mikurajima-mura away.

Start your trip to Hachijo-machi by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Ome to Hachijo-machi. Traveling from Ome in January, expect a bit warmer with lows of 9°C in Hachijo-machi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Oshima-machi.

Things to do in Hachijo-machi

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 1 — 5:

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Oshima-machi

Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kasuga Shrine, explore the striking landscape at Faulted Strata in Oshima, contemplate the geological forces at Mt. Mihara, then explore the fascinating landscape at Ura Desert, then make a trip to Habu Part, and finally learn more about the world around you at Tokyo Metropolitan Oshima Park Tsubaki Museum.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Oshima-machi trip builder app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Hachijo-machi to Oshima-machi. In January in Oshima-machi, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Oshima-machi

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Jan 5 — 7:
Highlights from your trip

Tokyo Prefecture travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Landmarks · Parks
A tour of Tokyo Prefecture reveals many eateries, markets, and museums, with sightseeing opportunities available for every type of traveler. Bright bursts of lights and billboards on modern buildings contrast the ornate, traditional architecture there. Don't forget to visit Izu Islands, easily accessible from the capital as an ideal day trip option.