14 days in Japan Itinerary

14 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Narita
— 1 night
2
Kamakura
— 2 nights
3
Osaka
— 1 night
4
Yoshino-cho
— 1 night
5
Kyoto
— 2 nights
6
Kanazawa
— 1 night
7
Yamanouchi-machi
— 1 night
8
Tokyo
— 3 nights

1
night
Narita

Narita ©
Pilgrims and aviators come to Narita, a town known during the Edo period for its temple, and now known primarily for its airport.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): take in panoramic vistas at Narita International Airport Terminal 1, thencontemplate the long history of Naritasan Shinsho-ji Temple, and then steep yourself in history at Naritasan Omote Sando. On the next day, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Japanese History and then admire the masterpieces at Kawamura Memorial DIC Museum of Art.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Narita trip planner.

London, UK to Narita is an approximately 15-hour flight. Traveling from London to Narita, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in April, expect Narita to be a bit warmer, temps between °C and °C. On the 23rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Kamakura.

Things to do in Narita

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Sakura
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Naritasan Shinsho-ji Temple ©
Naritasan Shinsho-ji Temple
Naritasan Omote Sando ©
Naritasan Omote Sando
National Museum of Japanese History ©
National Museum of Japanese History

2
nights
Kamakura

Kamakura ©
The coastal town of Kamakura sits close to Tokyo, with the ancient settlement featuring a number of important historical and cultural sites.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine, take an in-depth tour of Kamakura Museum of National Treasures, thencontemplate the long history of Hase-dera Temple, and finally make a trip to Kōtoku-in.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Kamakura itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Narita to Kamakura takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Narita in April, plan for slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in Kamakura: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Osaka.

Things to do in Kamakura

Historic Sites Museums
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Hase-dera Temple ©
Hase-dera Temple
Kōtoku-in ©
Kōtoku-in
Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine ©
Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): examine the collection at Osaka Shiritsu Toyo Toji Museum, thenexplore the historical opulence of Osaka Castle, thenget a sense of history and politics at Mint Museum, and finally examine the collection at Namban Culture Center.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Osaka trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Kamakura to Osaka takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Kamakura in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in Osaka, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Yoshino-cho.

Things to do in Osaka

Museums Historic Sites
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Osaka Shiritsu Toyo Toji Museum ©
Osaka Shiritsu Toyo Toji Museum
Osaka Castle ©
Osaka Castle
Mint Museum ©
Mint Museum

1
night
Yoshino-cho

Yoshino-cho ©
On the 26th (Fri), take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Yoshino, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Yoshimizu Shrine, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Yoshino Mikumari Shrine, and finally contemplate the long history of Kinpusenji Temple.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Yoshino-cho trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Osaka to Yoshino-cho takes 1.5 hours. In April in Yoshino-cho, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Kyoto.

Things to do in Yoshino-cho

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Mt. Yoshino ©
Mt. Yoshino
Yoshimizu Shrine ©
Yoshimizu Shrine
Yoshino Mikumari Shrine ©
Yoshino Mikumari Shrine

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Koyasan Station. Appreciate the collections at Kyoto Museum of Crafts and Design and Hosomi Museum. Visit Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and Kinkaku-ji for their historical value. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Nijo Castle, contemplate the long history of Kiyomizu-dera Temple, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sanjusangendo Temple.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Kyoto trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Yoshino-cho to Kyoto by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from Yoshino-cho in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Kyoto, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Kanazawa.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trip

Koyasan Station
Find places to stay Apr 26 — 29:
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

1
night
Kanazawa

Kanazawa ©
An old castle town largely unspoiled during World War II, Kanazawa features well-preserved architecture spread across a range of districts.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): see the interesting displays at D. T. Suzuki Museum, admire the natural beauty at Shofukaku Garden, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ninja Temple, thensteep yourself in history at Oyama Shrine, thendon't miss a visit to Omicho Market, and finally admire the striking features of Kanazawa Station.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Kanazawa trip planning website.

You can drive from Kyoto to Kanazawa in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Kyoto in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Kanazawa, with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Yamanouchi-machi.

Things to do in Kanazawa

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Ninja Temple ©
Ninja Temple
Oyama Shrine ©
Oyama Shrine
D. T. Suzuki Museum ©
D. T. Suzuki Museum

1
night
Yamanouchi-machi

Yamanouchi-machi ©
The resort town of Yamanouchi-machi has plenty of contrasting, but complementary things going for it.
Shibu Onsen has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): don't miss a visit to Netsunoyu and then soak in some Japanese tradition at Shibu Onsen.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Yamanouchi-machi attractions planner.

You can do a combination of train and taxi from Kanazawa to Yamanouchi-machi in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can drive to Tokyo.

Things to do in Yamanouchi-machi

Baths Spas Historic Sites

Side Trip

Netsunoyu
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Shibu Onsen ©
Shibu Onsen

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Tokyo National Museum and Ghibli Museum Mitaka. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, get curious at National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation Miraikan, admire the landmark architecture of Tokyo Tower, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Senso-ji Temple.

To see ratings and other tourist information, use the Tokyo trip itinerary maker website.

Drive from Yamanouchi-machi to Tokyo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, daily temperatures in Tokyo can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ghibli Museum Mitaka
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Tokyo National Museum ©
Tokyo National Museum
Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple
Edo-Tokyo Museum ©
Edo-Tokyo Museum

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