14 days in Japan Itinerary

14 days in Japan Itinerary

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

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Nara

Nara ©

Ancient City

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.
Yoshikien has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): stroll through Yoshikien, then walk around Nara Park, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Harushika Brewery. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Toshodai-ji Temple.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Nara travel website.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Nara is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. Traveling from Tel Aviv to Nara, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Tel Aviv in November, with highs in Nara at 19°C and lows at 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Osaka.

Things to do in Nara

Parks · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Wildlife
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Nara Park ©
Nara Park
Toshodai-ji Temple ©
Toshodai-ji Temple
Yoshikien ©
Yoshikien

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Orange Street, Osaka Castle and Minami (Namba). Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): take a stroll through Dotombori District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sat): visit Minami (Namba), take in the spiritual surroundings of Hōzen-ji Temple, then wander the streets of Orange Street, and finally step into the grandiose world of Osaka Castle.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Osaka day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Nara to Osaka takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Sun) before leaving for Kyoto.

Things to do in Osaka

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Dotombori District ©
Dotombori District
Osaka Castle ©
Osaka Castle
Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine ©
Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine

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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Mt. Kurama and Mount Hiei. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Kiyomizu-dera Temple and Nagoya City Science Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Amanohashidate (in Miyazu) and Ise Shrine Geku (in Ise). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sanzen-in Temple, look for gifts at Ippodo Tea Kyoto, contemplate the long history of Genkoan, and take a stroll through Gion.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Kyoto trip itinerary website.

You can take a train from Osaka to Kyoto in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Kyoto can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to drive to Hakone-machi.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Gion
Gion
Sanzen-in Temple ©
Sanzen-in Temple

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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.
To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Hakone-machi travel website.

Drive from Kyoto to Hakone-machi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or fly. Traveling from Kyoto in November, you will find days in Hakone-machi are slightly colder (13°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Tokyo.

Things to do in Hakone-machi

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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.
Family-friendly places like Mt. Takao and Kamogawa Sea World will thrill your kids. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at KidZania Tokyo and Nezu Museum. Step out of Tokyo to go to Maihama and see Bon Voyage, which is approximately 32 minutes away. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Tokyo National Museum The Heiseikan, take a stroll through Odaiba District, take in the spiritual surroundings of Asakusa Shrine, and stop by Yanaka District.

For maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Tokyo online journey planner.

Getting from Hakone-machi to Tokyo by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Hakone-machi in November: highs in Tokyo hover around 19°C, while lows dip to 11°C. On the 26th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

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Mt. Takao ©
Mt. Takao
Kamogawa Sea World ©
Kamogawa Sea World
KidZania Tokyo ©
KidZania Tokyo

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