15 days in Japan Itinerary

15 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Las Vegas
Bus + 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
Train:  2 h 45 min
4
Kanazawa
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
5
Tokyo
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  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.
You've added Kabukicho, Samurai Museum, Shibuya Crossing, and other attractions to your itinerary.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Tokyo vacation planner.

Las Vegas, USA to Tokyo is an approximately 16- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Tokyo is 17 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in March; daily highs in Tokyo reach 58°F and lows reach 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
Samurai Museum ©
Samurai Museum
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Nishiki Market Shopping District, Kiyomizu-dera Temple and Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Kyoto day trip planning app.

Getting from Tokyo to Kyoto by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 57°F in March, and nighttime lows around 40°F. On the 20th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Osaka.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Shopping
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Nishiki Market Shopping District ©
Nishiki Market Shopping District

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.
You've now added Kuromon Market to your itinerary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Kuromon Market.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Osaka trip itinerary app.

Osaka is very close to Kyoto. In March, daytime highs in Osaka are 57°F, while nighttime lows are 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time for the train ride to Kanazawa.
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Kuromon Market ©
Kuromon Market

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.
Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Kanazawa Castle Park, then take a stroll through Higashichaya Old Town, then make a trip to Omicho Market, and finally admire the natural beauty at Kenrokuen Garden.

Plan trip to Kanazawa with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can take a train from Osaka to Kanazawa in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Osaka in March, plan for little chillier 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 Neighborhoods
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Kenrokuen Garden
Kenrokuen Garden
Kanazawa Castle Park ©
Kanazawa Castle Park
Higashichaya Old Town ©
Higashichaya Old Town

2
nights
Tokyo

Tokyo ©
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): take in panoramic vistas at Observatory, Seaside Top and then don't miss a visit to Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in panoramic vistas at Tokyo International Airport (Haneda) Terminal No2 Observation Deck.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Tokyo online driving holiday planner.

You can take a train from Kanazawa to Tokyo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Kanazawa in March, expect Tokyo to be somewhat warmer, temps between 58°F and 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can 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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