24 days in Japan Itinerary

24 days in Japan Itinerary

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Tokyo
— 8 nights
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Kanazawa
— 1 day
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Kyoto
— 3 nights
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Osaka
— 6 nights
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Yokohama
— 1 night
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Ishigaki
— 1 night
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Onna-son
— 3 nights

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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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Owaku-dani Valley, Hakone Ropeway, Imperial Palace, and other attractions. Next up on the itinerary: stop by Akihabara.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Tokyo trip itinerary builder app.

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Tokyo is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is 3.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in September, with highs in Tokyo at 32°C and lows at 24°C. On the 12th (Sat), you're off to Kanazawa.

Things to do in Tokyo

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 4 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Odaiba District ©
Odaiba District
Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple
Nikko Tosho-gu ©
Nikko Tosho-gu

1
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Kanazawa

Kanazawa ©
An old castle town largely unspoiled during World War II, Kanazawa features well-preserved architecture spread across a range of districts.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Oyama Shrine, Nagamachi Neighborhood, Kenrokuen Garden, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): take a stroll through Higashichaya Old Town, steep yourself in history at Kanazawa Castle, take in nature's colorful creations at Kenrokuen Garden, then steep yourself in history at Nagamachi Neighborhood, and finally steep yourself in history at Oyama Shrine.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Kanazawa trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Tokyo to Kanazawa by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Kyoto.

Things to do in Kanazawa

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 12 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Kanazawa Castle ©
Kanazawa Castle
Higashichaya Old Town ©
Higashichaya Old Town
Oyama Shrine ©
Oyama Shrine

3
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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Eikando Zenrinji Temple, Heian Shrine, Shoren-in Temple (Shoren-in Monzeki), and other attractions you added. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Kiyomizu-dera Temple and Nijo Castle. There's more to do: take a stroll through Gion.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Kyoto itinerary planning app.

Drive from Kanazawa to Kyoto in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September in Kyoto, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Osaka.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 12 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

6
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Isagawa Shrine, Mt. Rokko, Kofuku-ji Temple, and other attractions. There's more to do: wander the streets of Dotombori District.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Osaka driving holiday planner.

You can take a train from Kyoto to Osaka in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Osaka sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Yokohama.

Things to do in Osaka

Parks · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 15 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Nara Park ©
Nara Park
Osaka Castle ©
Osaka Castle
Dotombori District ©
Dotombori District

1
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Yokohama

Yokohama ©
Once a small fishing town, Yokohama was one of the first ports to welcome foreign trade in the 19th century, after which it grew into Japan's second largest city and a bustling metropolis.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Yokohama Landmark Tower, Cup Noodles Museum Yokohama and Yokohama Chinatown. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): take a stroll through Yokohama Chinatown, see the interesting displays at Cup Noodles Museum Yokohama, and then don't miss a visit to Yokohama Landmark Tower.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Yokohama trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of train and subway from Osaka to Yokohama in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Yokohama are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Ishigaki.

Things to do in Yokohama

Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Cup Noodles Museum Yokohama ©
Cup Noodles Museum Yokohama
Yokohama Chinatown ©
Yokohama Chinatown
Yokohama Landmark Tower ©
Yokohama Landmark Tower

1
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Ishigaki

Ishigaki ©
Ishigaki, the most populous island in the chain, features the country's southernmost city and acts as a transport hub for exploring the landmasses that surround.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): explore the activities along Kabira Bay, enjoy the sand and surf at Yonehara Beach, then take in panoramic vistas at Tamatorizaki Observatory, and finally enjoy the sea views from Cape Hirakubozaki.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Ishigaki day trip site.

Traveling by flight from Yokohama to Ishigaki takes 6 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Yokohama in September; daily highs in Ishigaki reach 37°C and lows reach 30°C. You'll set off for Onna-son on the 23rd (Wed).

Things to do in Ishigaki

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Yonehara Beach ©
Yonehara Beach
Kabira Bay ©
Kabira Bay
Cape Hirakubozaki ©
Cape Hirakubozaki

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Onna-son

Onna-son ©
Located on the coast in the middle of the island, Onna-son has become known for its beaches and seaside economy.
You've added Kouri Island, Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium, Cape Manzamo, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's more to do: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Onna-son trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Ishigaki to Onna-son by flight takes about 5 hours. In September in Onna-son, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. On the 26th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Onna-son

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 23 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium ©
Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium
Shurijo Castle ©
Shurijo Castle
Parasailing & Paragliding

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