18 days in Tokyo Prefecture Itinerary

18 days in Tokyo Prefecture Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Melbourne
Fly + Train:  14 h
1
Tokyo
— 8 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Ome
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4 h 15 min
3
Hachijo-machi
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
4
Oshima-machi
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  17 h 45 min
End: Melbourne

8
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Meiji Jingu Gaien and Koishikawa Korakuen 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 reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Tokyo trip builder.

Melbourne, Australia to Tokyo is an approximately 14- hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and 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
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Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Meiji Jingu Gaien ©
Meiji Jingu Gaien
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower

3
nights
Ome

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 Tama Zoological Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ome: Hikawa Valley (in Okutama-machi), Takahata Fudoson Kongo-ji Temple (in Hino) and Hachioji (Takao Komakino Garden & Katakurajoseki Park). There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Mitake, head outdoors with Minamisawa Ajisaiyama, explore the activities along Ochiai River and Minamisawa Springs, and get your game on at Fukuro Chabo Cafe.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Ome visit planner.

Getting from Tokyo to Ome by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Tokyo in December, plan for little chillier nights in Ome, with lows around 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel to Hachijo-machi.

Things to do in Ome

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Hachioji, Hino, Akiruno, Fukuro Chabo Cafe, Hikawa Valley
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Mt. Takao ©
Mt. Takao
Mt. Mitake ©
Mt. Mitake
Tama Zoological Park ©
Tama Zoological Park

4
nights
Hachijo-machi

Hachijo-machi ©
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Nambara Senjojiki and Occhogahama. 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 Beaches

Side Trip

Miyogaike Pond
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Nambara Senjojiki ©
Nambara Senjojiki
Thermal Spas
Uramiga Falls ©
Uramiga Falls

2
nights
Oshima-machi

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.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, 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

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Mt. Mihara ©
Mt. Mihara

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