45 days in Japan Itinerary

45 days in Japan Itinerary

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45 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Osakasayama
Drive:  45​min
1
Kita
— 10 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Kyoto
— 12 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Fujikawaguchiko-machi
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Kamakura
— 5 nights
train:  1​h
5
Tokyo
— 12 nights
End: Tokyo

10
nights
Kita

Kita ©
Your list of things to see and do now includes Yoshikien, Kofuku-ji Temple, Todai-ji Temple, and other attractions.

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Osakasayama to Kita is an approximately 1-hour car ride. In August, daily temperatures in Kita can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. On the 12th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Kyoto.

Things to do in Kita

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Osaka, Nara, Koya-cho, Byodoin, Kishiwada Castle
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Osaka Castle ©
Osaka Castle
Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Dotonbori ©
Dotonbori

12
nights
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.
You've added Shosei-en Garden, Yasaka Shrine, Kyoto Gyoen National Garden, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Okochi Sanso Garden, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Daigo-ji Temple Kondo, steep yourself in history at Akanomiya Shrine, and buy something for everyone on your list at Arashiyama Syoryuen.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Kyoto trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Kita to Kyoto by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in August, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can drive to Fujikawaguchiko-machi.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

5
nights
Fujikawaguchiko-machi

Fujikawaguchiko-machi ©
A resort town located in the foothills of Mount Fuji, Fujikawaguchiko-machi acts as a base for many who plan to take one of the trails up the iconic volcano.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Oishi Park, Lake Yamanaka, Motosuko Lake, and other attractions. Go for a jaunt from Fujikawaguchiko-machi to Narusawa-mura to see Mt. Fuji 5th Station about 58 minutes away. It doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Kawaguchi and take in the dramatic natural features at Fugaku Wind Cave.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Fujikawaguchiko-machi travel route planner .

Drive from Kyoto to Fujikawaguchiko-machi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. When traveling from Kyoto in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Fujikawaguchiko-machi: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Hakone-machi.

Things to do in Fujikawaguchiko-machi

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Lake Yamanaka, Shiraito Falls, Fuji-Q Highland, Mt. Fuji 5th Station
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Aokigahara Forest ©
Aokigahara Forest
Lake Kawaguchi ©
Lake Kawaguchi
Fuji-Q Highland ©
Fuji-Q Highland

5
nights
Kamakura

Kamakura ©
The coastal town of Kamakura sits close to Tokyo, with the ancient settlement featuring a number of important historical and cultural sites.
You've added Minato Mirai 21, Pokemon Center Yokohama, The Home of Diplomat, and other attractions to your itinerary.

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Getting from Fujikawaguchiko-machi to Kamakura by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Kamakura are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kamakura

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Yokohama
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Kōtoku-in ©
Kōtoku-in
Hase-dera Temple ©
Hase-dera Temple
Sankeien Gardens ©
Sankeien Gardens

12
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 Sunshine Aquarium, Ueno Park, Haunted Tokyo Tours, and other attractions to your itinerary.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Tokyo trip itinerary site .

Tokyo is very close to Yokohama. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 24°C. On the 15th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Tokyo Disneyland
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Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou ©
Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower

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