15 days in Japan Itinerary

15 days in Japan Itinerary

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15 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Las Vegas
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Tokyo
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
2
Kyoto
— 3 nights
train:  30​min
3
Osaka
— 2 nights
4
Kanazawa
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
5
Tokyo
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Las Vegas

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, Meiji Jingu Shrine, Tsukiji Nippon Fish Port Market, and other attractions.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Tokyo trip planner .

Las Vegas, USA to Tokyo is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Traveling from Las Vegas to Tokyo, you'll lose 17 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in March, expect Tokyo to be slightly colder, temps between 58°F and 43°F. On the 17th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping
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Edo-Tokyo Museum ©
Edo-Tokyo Museum
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden

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.
For reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Kyoto trip planner .

Traveling by train from Tokyo to Kyoto takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In March, daytime highs in Kyoto are 57°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. On the 20th (Fri), you'll travel to Osaka.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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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.
To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Osaka trip tool .

Osaka is just a short distance from Kyoto. In March in Osaka, expect temperatures between 57°F during the day and 41°F at night. You'll set off for Kanazawa on the 22nd (Sun).

Things to do in Osaka

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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2
nights
Kanazawa

Kanazawa
An old castle town largely unspoiled during World War II, Kanazawa features well-preserved architecture spread across a range of districts.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): explore the world behind art at 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa. On your second day here, stroll around Kanazawa Castle Park, steep yourself in history at Higashichaya Old Town, then make a trip to Omicho Market, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Kenrokuen Garden.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Kanazawa trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by train from Osaka to Kanazawa takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Osaka in March, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Kanazawa: temperatures range from 52°F by day to 37°F at night. On the 24th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kanazawa

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Kenrokuen Garden
Kenrokuen Garden
Kanazawa Castle Park ©
Kanazawa Castle Park
Omicho Market ©
Omicho Market

2
nights
Tokyo

Tokyo ©
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): enjoy breathtaking views from Observatory, Seaside Top and then get a sense of history and politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings. On the next day, enjoy breathtaking views from Tokyo International Airport (Haneda) Terminal No2 Observation Deck.

To see photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Tokyo trip planner.

Getting from Kanazawa to Tokyo by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In March, Tokyo is somewhat warmer than Kanazawa - with highs of 58°F and lows of 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Parks Museums
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Koishikawa Korakuen Garden ©
Koishikawa Korakuen Garden
Nezu Museum ©
Nezu Museum

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