14 days in Japan Itinerary

14 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tokyo
— 3 nights
2
Shizuoka
— 2 nights
3
Hamamatsu
— 2 nights
4
Nagoya
— 2 nights
5
Osaka
— 4 nights

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.
Tokyo is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Tokyo Tower, take in nature's colorful creations at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, get your game on at Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Senso-ji Temple.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Tokyo trip planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Tokyo is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Melbourne to Tokyo due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Melbourne in November: highs in Tokyo hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Shizuoka.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Museums Historic Sites
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Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou ©
Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine

2
nights
Shizuoka

Shizuoka ©
With its upmarket shopping districts and scenic coastal landscape, Shizuoka stands as the main urban area of a province often referred to as Japan's riviera.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): make a trip to Meiji Tunnel, thencontemplate the long history of Ohatago Kashiwaya Historical Museum, thentest the waters at a local thermal spa, and finally get to know the resident critters at Nihondaira Zoo. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Shizuoka City Serizawa Keisuke Art Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kunozan Toshogu Shrine, thenget curious at Shizuoka Science Museum Ru Ku Ru, and finally admire the masterpieces at Shizuoka City Museum of Art.

Plan my day in Shizuoka using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Take a train from Tokyo to Shizuoka in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Hamamatsu.

Things to do in Shizuoka

Museums Childrens Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Ohatago Kashiwaya Historical Museum
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Shizuoka City Serizawa Keisuke Art Museum ©
Shizuoka City Serizawa Keisuke Art Museum
Kunozan Toshogu Shrine ©
Kunozan Toshogu Shrine
Thermal Spas

2
nights
Hamamatsu

Hamamatsu ©
An important industrial hub with a sizable immigrant population from South America, Hamamatsu has developed a taste for international cuisine and arts.
On the 13th (Wed), Head underground at Washizawa Fuketsu Cave, take an in-depth tour of Hamamatsu City Regional Heritage Center, thenlet the kids burn off some steam at Miyakoda Park Complex, and finally brush up on your military savvy at Hamamatsu Air Park. On the next day, examine the collection at Kyu Akamatsuke Memorial, thenget outside with Nagisaen, and then admire the masterpieces at Ryoun-ji Temple.

Plan my trip to Hamamatsu with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

You can take a train from Shizuoka to Hamamatsu in an hour. Another option is to drive. In November, daytime highs in Hamamatsu are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Nagoya.

Things to do in Hamamatsu

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Kyu Akamatsuke Memorial
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Miyakoda Park Complex ©
Miyakoda Park Complex
Hamamatsu Air Park
Hamamatsu Air Park
Nagisaen ©
Nagisaen

2
nights
Nagoya

Nagoya ©
Known nationally as an industrial heartland, Nagoya boasts a far more cosmopolitan and cultural core than its reputation would lead you to believe.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Toyota Commemorative Museum of Industry and Technology, thenmeet the residents at Port of Nagoya Public Aquarium, and then walk around Chubu Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the historical opulence of Nagoya Castle, admire the masterpieces at Tokugawa Art Museum, stroll around Higashiyama Park, thensteep yourself in history at Takeda Tei, and finally steep yourself in history at Nagoya Higashiyamaso.

For maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Nagoya trip planner.

You can take a train from Hamamatsu to Nagoya in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Hamamatsu in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Nagoya, with lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Osaka.

Things to do in Nagoya

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Chubu Park
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Chubu Park ©
Chubu Park
Port of Nagoya Public Aquarium ©
Port of Nagoya Public Aquarium
Tokugawa Art Museum ©
Tokugawa Art Museum

4
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Osaka side-trips: Kyoto (Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, Kiyomizu-dera Temple, &more). Next up on the itinerary: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Japan and wander the streets of Dotombori District.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Osaka trip planner.

Take a train from Nagoya to Osaka in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Nagoya in November: highs in Osaka hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Osaka

Historic Sites Theme Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Kyoto
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan

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