8 days in Japan Itinerary

8 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Atami
1
Atami
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
2
Ito
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Kawazu-cho
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
4
Shimoda
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
5
Minamiizu-cho
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Nishiizu-cho
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Izu
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
End: Atami

1
night
Atami

Atami ©
With Atami's relative proximity to the nation's capital, this beach resort town draws its fair share of visitors--though holidays in Atami are not just a matter of convenience.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Atami Castle as well as Kinomiya Shrine. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kinomiya Shrine and then make a trip to Atami Castle.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Atami tour itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Atami. In March, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 7°C. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Ito.

Things to do in Atami

Historic Sites
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Kinomiya Shrine ©
Kinomiya Shrine
Atami Castle ©
Atami Castle

few
hours
Ito

Ito ©
Not too far from the capital, Ito has developed a reputation as a resort town, with a fair portion of its area lying within a national park.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Jogasaki Suspension Bridge, Jogasaki Coast and Omuro Mountain Lift. On the 28th (Sat), stop by Omuro Mountain Lift, then trek along Jogasaki Coast, and then snap pictures at Jogasaki Suspension Bridge.

For more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Ito trip planner.

Ito is just a stone's throw from Atami. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Atami in March; daily highs in Ito reach 15°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Kawazu-cho.

Things to do in Ito

Outdoors Nature Trails
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Jogasaki Coast ©
Jogasaki Coast
Jogasaki Suspension Bridge ©
Jogasaki Suspension Bridge
Omuro Mountain Lift ©
Omuro Mountain Lift

2
nights
Kawazu-cho

Kawazu-cho ©
A good base for exploring the scenic Izu Peninsula, the town of Kawazu-cho, partly set in within a national park, remains well-known for its many hot spring resorts.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kawazu Nanadaru Waterfalls as well as Kawazu Zakura (Kawazucho). Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): make a trip to Kawazu Zakura (Kawazucho).

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Kawazu-cho online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Ito to Kawazu-cho takes 1.5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Kawazu-cho can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Shimoda.

Things to do in Kawazu-cho

Nature Parks
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Kawazu Nanadaru Waterfalls ©
Kawazu Nanadaru Waterfalls
Kawazu Zakura (Kawazucho) ©
Kawazu Zakura (Kawazucho)
Kawazu Nanadaru Loop Bridge ©
Kawazu Nanadaru Loop Bridge

1
night
Shimoda

Shimoda ©
On a trip to Shimoda, a small town nestled on the tip of the Izu peninsula, you can take advantage of the scenic sandy beaches and soak in the laid-back atmosphere.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mount Nesugatayama Observatory, Perry Road, Shirahama Beach, and other attractions you added. On the 30th (Mon), enjoy breathtaking views from Mount Nesugatayama Observatory, contemplate the long history of Perry Road, then kick back and relax at Shirahama Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Tsumekizaki.

To find other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Shimoda trip maker website.

Getting from Kawazu-cho to Shimoda by car takes about an hour. March in Shimoda sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 11°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Minamiizu-cho.

Things to do in Shimoda

Beaches Outdoors Nature
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Shirahama Beach ©
Shirahama Beach
Perry Road ©
Perry Road
Tsumekizaki ©
Tsumekizaki

1
night
Minamiizu-cho

Minamiizu-cho ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Yumigahama Beach, Yusuge Park, Irozaki, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): walk around Ryugu Park, kick back and relax at Koura Beach, make a trip to Irozaki, then stroll around Yusuge Park, and finally head outdoors with Yumigahama Beach.

Plan a trip to Minamiizu-cho easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Minamiizu-cho is just a short distance from Shimoda. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in March, and nighttime lows around 11°C. On the 1st (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Nishiizu-cho.

Things to do in Minamiizu-cho

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Ryugu Park
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Highlights from your plan
Ryugu Park ©
Ryugu Park
Yusuge Park ©
Yusuge Park
Irozaki ©
Irozaki

1
night
Nishiizu-cho

Nishiizu-cho ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Koganezaki, Futo Beach and Dogashima Island. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): head off the coast to Dogashima Island, then enjoy the sand and surf at Futo Beach, and then head outdoors with Koganezaki.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Nishiizu-cho online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Minamiizu-cho to Nishiizu-cho by car takes about 1.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Nishiizu-cho are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Izu.

Things to do in Nishiizu-cho

Outdoors Nature Parks
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Highlights from your plan
Koganezaki ©
Koganezaki
Dogashima Island ©
Dogashima Island
Futo Beach ©
Futo Beach

1
night
Izu

Izu ©
Izu sits in the center of the mountainous Izu Peninsula.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Chikurinnokomichi, Nishiizu Skyline, Shuzen-ji Temple, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): get outside with Nishiizu Skyline and then take in the pleasant sights at Chikurinnokomichi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Joren Waterfall and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shuzen-ji Temple.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Izu travel route planning app.

Traveling by car from Nishiizu-cho to Izu takes 1.5 hours. April in Izu sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Izu

Nature Parks Scenic Drive
Find places to stay Apr 2 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Joren Waterfall ©
Joren Waterfall
Chikurinnokomichi ©
Chikurinnokomichi
Shuzen-ji Temple ©
Shuzen-ji Temple

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