11 days in Japan Itinerary

11 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Hiroshima
— 2 nights
2
Kyoto
— 4 nights
3
Numazu
— 1 night
4
Tokyo
— 3 nights

2
nights
Hiroshima

Hiroshima ©
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Hiroshima Castle, contemplate the long history of Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima, and then get engrossed in the history at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum. On the 19th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Itsukushima Shrine, step off the mainland to explore Miyajima, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Mikasahama Beach.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Hiroshima trip planner.

Da Nang, Vietnam to Hiroshima is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Da Nang to Hiroshima is 2 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Da Nang in July: highs in Hiroshima hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Hatsukaichi
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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum ©
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Itsukushima Shrine ©
Itsukushima Shrine
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima ©
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima

4
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and Kiyomizu-dera Temple. Get some cultural insight at Dotombori District and Nara Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kyoto: Nara (Todai-ji Temple & Todaiji Temple Cultural Center). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kinkaku-ji, steep yourself in history at Sanjusangendo Temple, take an in-depth tour of Kyoto Museum of Crafts and Design, and take a stroll through Gion.

To see photos and tourist information, use the Kyoto travel planning app.

You can take a train from Hiroshima to Kyoto in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Kyoto are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Numazu.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Nara, Osaka
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

1
night
Numazu

Numazu
Numazu tourism focuses primarily on what lies just outside of the town, with the urban area providing a base for wider regional, natural explorations.
On the 24th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Ose Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ita Beach.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Numazu route builder website.

Traveling by train from Kyoto to Numazu takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Kyoto in July, expect nights in Numazu to be about the same, around °C, while days are slightly colder, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Tokyo.

Things to do in Numazu

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Ita Beach
Ita Beach

3
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.
For shopping fun, head to Ginza or Takeshita Street. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Odaiba District and Senso-ji Temple. Step out of Tokyo with an excursion to Ghibli Museum Mitaka in Mitaka--about 38 minutes away. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Edo-Tokyo Museum, don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, get a sense of history and politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, and admire the masterpieces at Tokyo National Museum.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Tokyo journey builder site.

Traveling by train from Numazu to Tokyo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Numazu in July, you will find days in Tokyo are somewhat warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Ghibli Museum Mitaka
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Odaiba District ©
Odaiba District
Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple
Tokyo National Museum ©
Tokyo National Museum

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