33 days in East Asia Itinerary

33 days in East Asia Itinerary

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Tokyo, Japan
— 6 nights
Train
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Kyoto, Japan
— 4 nights
Train
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Osaka, Japan
— 3 nights
Train
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Sapporo, Japan
— 4 nights
Train
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Tokyo, Japan
— 1 night
Train
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Kamakura, Japan
— 1 day
Train
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Tokyo, Japan
— 1 night
Drive
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Narusawa-mura, Japan
— 1 day
Drive
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Tokyo, Japan
— 1 night
Drive
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Kawanehon-cho, Japan
— 1 day
Drive
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Tokyo, Japan
— 1 night
Train to Hakata, Ferry to Busan
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Busan, South Korea
— 2 nights
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Seoul, South Korea
— 3 nights
Bus
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Chuncheon, South Korea
— 1 day
Bus
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Seoul, South Korea
— 1 night
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Tokyo, Japan — 6 nights

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.
Step out of Tokyo with an excursion to Tokyo DisneySea in Maihama--about 30 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, explore the world behind art at Tokyo National Museum, don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, and get your game on at Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou.

For where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Tokyo online tour planner.

Santiago, Chile to Tokyo is an approximately 31-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Santiago to Tokyo is 13 hours. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in March, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can fly to Kyoto.
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Find places to stay Mar 25 — 31:

Kyoto, Japan — 4 nights

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.
Kyoto is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Kiyomizu-dera Temple, step into the grandiose world of Nijo Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ryoanji Temple, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Nishiki Market Shopping District.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Kyoto trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Tokyo to Kyoto by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In March, daytime highs in Kyoto are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. On the 4th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Osaka.
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Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Museums
Find places to stay Mar 31 — Apr 4:

Osaka, Japan — 3 nights

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.
Osaka is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and theme parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Japan, take in the pleasant sights at Ukiyokoji Street, take a stroll through Dotombori District, and ponder the world of politics at Mint Museum.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Osaka trip maker app.

Take a train from Kyoto to Osaka in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Osaka can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Sapporo.
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Find places to stay Apr 4 — 7:

Sapporo, Japan — 4 nights

CIty of Ramen

A modern, bustling city known for its beer brewery, Sapporo attracts millions of visitors with its Snow Festival, during which elaborate ice and snow sculptures are exhibited all over town.
Get out of town with these interesting Sapporo side-trips: Otaru (Former Nippon Yusen Kaisha Otaru Branch, Otaru Canal, &more). And it doesn't end there: walk around Odori Park, take an in-depth tour of Historical Village of Hokkaido (Kaitaku-no Mura), take in the architecture and design of Hokkaido University Sapporo Campus, and take a stroll through Susukino.

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You can fly from Osaka to Sapporo in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Osaka in April, you will find days in Sapporo are cooler (9°C), and nights are a bit cooler (7°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Tokyo.
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Find places to stay Apr 8 — 12:

Tokyo, Japan — 1 night

Your day by day itinerary now includes Yokohama Minato Mirai 21 as well as Cup Noodles Museum Yokohama. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): examine the collection at Cup Noodles Museum Yokohama and then take a stroll through Yokohama Minato Mirai 21.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Tokyo online trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Sapporo to Tokyo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Sapporo in April: high temperatures in Tokyo hover around 22°C and lows are around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can drive to Kamakura.
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Find places to stay Apr 13 — 14:

Kamakura, Japan — 1 day

Ancient City

The coastal town of Kamakura sits close to Tokyo, with the ancient settlement featuring a number of important historical and cultural sites.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hokokuji Temple (Takedera Temple), then contemplate the long history of Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hase-dera Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kōtoku-in.

For ratings and more tourist information, read Kamakura trip itinerary app.

Drive from Tokyo to Kamakura in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Tokyo in April: highs in Kamakura hover around 17°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can drive to Tokyo.
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Find places to stay Apr 14 — 15:

Tokyo, Japan — 1 night

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Tokyo trip builder.

You can drive from Kamakura to Tokyo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Kamakura in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in Tokyo, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. On the 15th (Sat), you're off to Narusawa-mura.
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Find places to stay Apr 14 — 15:

Narusawa-mura, Japan — 1 day

A village at the foothills of Mt.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): indulge in Japan's hot spring tradition at Fuji Chobo-no-yu Yurari Onsen, explore the striking landscape at Narusawa Ice Cave, get a sense of history and politics at Mt. Fuji Gogome Kani Post Office, then make a trip to Mt. Fuji 5th Station, and finally walk around Okuniwa Nature Park.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Narusawa-mura road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tokyo to Narusawa-mura takes 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Tokyo in April: highs in Narusawa-mura hover around 15°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to drive to Tokyo.
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Find places to stay Apr 15 — 16:

Tokyo, Japan — 1 night

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Tokyo trip website.

Getting from Narusawa-mura to Tokyo by car takes about 2 hours. When traveling from Narusawa-mura in April, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Tokyo: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 12°C at night. On the 16th (Sun), you'll travel to Kawanehon-cho.
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Find places to stay Apr 15 — 16:

Kawanehon-cho, Japan — 1 day

Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): wander the streets of Sumatakyo Onsen, snap pictures at Yume no Tsuribashi Suspension Bridge, appreciate the views at Sumatakyo Valley, then take in the dramatic scenery at Fudo Falls, then make a trip to Swinging Shiogo Bridge, and finally admire the sheer force of Kawane Meotodaki Waterfall.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Kawanehon-cho online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Tokyo to Kawanehon-cho takes 4 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can go by car to Tokyo.
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Find places to stay Apr 16 — 17:

Tokyo, Japan — 1 night

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Tokyo trip builder.

You can drive from Kawanehon-cho to Tokyo in 4 hours. On the 17th (Mon), you'll travel to Busan.
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Busan, South Korea — 2 nights

The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Busan is known for sightseeing, beaches, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Haeundae Beach, browse the eclectic array of goods at Jagalchi Market, snap pictures at Gwangandaegyo Bridge, and observe the fascinating underwater world at SEA LIFE Busan Aquarium.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Busan trip planner.

You can fly from Tokyo to Busan in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. In April in Busan, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can fly to Seoul.
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Find places to stay Apr 17 — 19:

Seoul, South Korea — 3 nights

One of east Asia's major cultural and financial centers, Seoul boasts five World Heritage Sites and a huge selection of museums, temples, shrines, palaces, parks, gardens, and glass-and-steel skyscrapers.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): wander the streets of Bukchon Hanok Village, then admire the striking features of Changdeokgung Palace, and then take some stellar pictures from N Seoul Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Fri): walk around Namsan Park, then take an in-depth tour of Gyeongbokgung Palace, and then take a stroll through Insadong.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Seoul trip maker website.

Traveling by flight from Busan to Seoul takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. April in Seoul sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can drive to Chuncheon.
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Chuncheon, South Korea — 1 day

The capital of the country's northernmost province, the city of Chuncheon acts a gateway to the wilder sights of the rural region.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): get in on the family fun at Gangchon Rail Park, head off the coast to Nami Island, and then take a stroll through Chuncheon Myeongdong Street.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Chuncheon trip planner.

Getting from Seoul to Chuncheon by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a subway. April in Chuncheon sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Seoul.
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Find places to stay Apr 22 — 23:

Seoul, South Korea — 1 night

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Seoul trip planner.

Getting from Chuncheon to Seoul by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a subway. On the 23rd (Sun), you're off to home.
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Museums · Shopping · Parks · Nightlife
Find places to stay Apr 22 — 23: