14 days in Japan Itinerary

14 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

4
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.
Tokyo is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Senso-ji Temple, admire the masterpieces at Tokyo National Museum, and walk around Ueno Park.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Tokyo trip planner.

Albuquerque, USA to Tokyo is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Traveling from Albuquerque to Tokyo, you'll lose 16 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Albuquerque in March, expect nights in Tokyo to be about the same, around °F, while days are a bit cooler, around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Hakone-machi.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Theme Parks Parks

Side Trip

Urayasu
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Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou ©
Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine

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.
On the 27th (Sat), admire the masterpieces at The Hakone Open-Air Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hakone Shrine / Kuzuryu Shrine Singu, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Lake Ashi (Ashinoko), and finally make a trip to Owaku-dani Valley.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Hakone-machi route maker tool.

You can do a combination of train and bus from Tokyo to Hakone-machi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Tokyo in March: highs in Hakone-machi hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can go by car to Kyoto.

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

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.
Kyoto is known for historic sites, shopping, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Kiyomizu-dera Temple, take a stroll through Arashiyama, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ginkakuji Temple, and don't miss a visit to Gion.

Find out how to plan Kyoto trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Hakone-machi to Kyoto takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or fly. When traveling from Hakone-machi in March, plan for a bit warmer days in Kyoto, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can take a train to Osaka.

Things to do in Kyoto

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

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.
Step out of Osaka to go to Himeji and see Himeji Castle, which is approximately 1h 45 min away. There's still lots to do: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Japan, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan, stop by Dotombori District, and have some family-friendly fun at Sunset Owl Cafe.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Osaka route builder.

Take a train from Kyoto to Osaka in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in April, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Himeji Castle
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Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Osaka Castle ©
Osaka Castle
Himeji Castle ©
Himeji Castle

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