15 days in Japan Itinerary

15 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Nara
— 2 nights
2
Osaka
— 2 nights
3
Kyoto
— 3 nights
4
Tokyo
— 3 nights
5
Hakone-machi
— 2 nights

2
nights
Nara

Nara ©
The country's first established capital, Nara houses some of the most storied buildings and natural attractions in Japan, with eight World Heritage Sites in total.
On the 3rd (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Kofuku-ji Temple, appreciate the history behind Todai-ji Temple, thenstroll around Nara Park, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Kasuga Grand Shrine, and finally see the sky in a new way at Kamo Planetarium.

To see other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Nara tour itinerary maker website.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Nara is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Israel Standard Time to Japan Standard Time is 7 hours. In April, Nara is a bit cooler than Tel Aviv - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can go by car to Osaka.

Things to do in Nara

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Kamo Planetarium
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Todai-ji Temple ©
Todai-ji Temple
Nara Park ©
Nara Park
Kasuga Grand Shrine ©
Kasuga Grand Shrine

2
nights
Osaka

Osaka ©
Proud of their hometown's distinct culture and dialect, many natives of Osaka describe their city as "Japan's anti-capital." An antidote to Tokyo's hectic energy, Osaka marches to the beat of its own drum, serving as the country's longtime commercial and industrial hub.
Family-friendly places like Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan and SpaWorld will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Osaka: Koya-cho (Torodo Temple & Koyasan Okunoin). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Osaka Castle, get in on the family fun at Umeda Joypolis, get your game on at Ninja-Do, and stop by Dotombori District.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Osaka trip maker tool.

You can drive from Nara to Osaka in an hour. Another option is to take a train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Osaka when traveling from Nara in April, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Koya-cho
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SpaWorld ©
SpaWorld
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan ©
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan
Umeda Joypolis ©
Umeda Joypolis

3
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.
Universal Studios Japan has been added to your itinerary. On the 7th (Tue), find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Japan.

To find traveler tips and tourist information, refer to the Kyoto trip itinerary planning app.

You can take a train from Osaka to Kyoto in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In April in Kyoto, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 9th (Thu), you'll travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kyoto

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Universal Studios Japan
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Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ueno Park, Mount Fuji and Samurai Museum. Kids will appreciate attractions like Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden and Rikugien Garden. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, steep yourself in history at Tokyo Central Railway Station, have some family-friendly fun at Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Senso-ji Temple.

To see reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Tokyo trip itinerary maker.

You can take a train from Kyoto to Tokyo in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In April in Tokyo, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 12th (Sun), you'll travel to Hakone-machi.

Things to do in Tokyo

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mount Fuji
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Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou ©
Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
Ueno Park ©
Ueno Park

2
nights
Hakone-machi

Hakone-machi ©
Sitting at the foot of Mount Fuji, Hakone-machi has become a popular retreat from Tokyo for locals and tourists alike.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): explore the world behind art at The Hakone Open-Air Museum, get great views at Hakone Ropeway, thencontemplate the long history of Hakone Shrine / Kuzuryu Shrine Singu, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Lake Ashi (Ashinoko), and finally take an in-depth tour of Hakone Sekisho and Hakone Sekisho Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Little Prince Museum and then make a trip to Owaku-dani Valley.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Hakone-machi road trip planner.

Traveling by combination of train and bus from Tokyo to Hakone-machi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Tokyo in April, you will find days in Hakone-machi are slightly colder (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hakone-machi

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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The Hakone Open-Air Museum ©
The Hakone Open-Air Museum
Lake Ashi (Ashinoko) ©
Lake Ashi (Ashinoko)
Owaku-dani Valley ©
Owaku-dani Valley

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