14 days in Japan Itinerary

14 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tokyo
— 3 nights
2
Numazu
— 1 night
3
Kyoto
— 4 nights
4
Hiroshima
— 2 nights
5
Himeji
— 1 night

3
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 inner history buff will appreciate Senso-ji Temple and Fukagawa Edo Museum. Appreciate the collections at Edo-Tokyo Museum and Tokyo National Museum. When in Tokyo, make a side trip to see Tokyo Disneyland in Maihama, approximately Maihama away. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Odaiba District, admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, and ponder the world of politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Tokyo trip planner.

Tours, France to Tokyo is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Tours to Tokyo. In July, Tokyo is a bit warmer than Tours - with highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can take a train to Numazu.

Things to do in Tokyo

Theme Parks · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trip

Tokyo Disneyland
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Odaiba District ©
Odaiba District
Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple
Tokyo National Museum ©
Tokyo National Museum

1
night
Numazu

Numazu
Numazu tourism focuses primarily on what lies just outside of the town, with the urban area providing a base for wider regional, natural explorations.
On the 26th (Fri), head outdoors with Ose Beach and then kick back and relax at Ita Beach.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Numazu holiday maker tool.

Take a train from Tokyo to Numazu in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Tokyo, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Numazu, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Numazu

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
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Ita Beach
Ita Beach

4
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.
Get some historical perspective at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and Kiyomizu-dera Temple. Attractions like Kinkaku-ji and Gion make great kid-friendly stops. Explore Kyoto's surroundings by going to Universal Studios Japan (in Osaka) and Nara Park (in Nara). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Sanjusangendo Temple, explore the historical opulence of Nijo Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ryoanji Temple, and make a trip to Heian Shrine.

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Take a train from Numazu to Kyoto in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. While traveling from Numazu, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Kyoto, ranging from highs of 37°C to lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Universal Studios Japan, Nara Park
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Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

2
nights
Hiroshima

Hiroshima ©
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Hiroshima Castle, then don't miss a visit to Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima, and then take an in-depth tour of Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Itsukushima Shrine, head off the coast to Miyajima, and then kick back and relax at Mikasahama Beach.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Hiroshima day trip planner.

You can take a train from Kyoto to Hiroshima in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. July in Hiroshima sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can take a train to Himeji.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Hatsukaichi
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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum ©
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Itsukushima Shrine ©
Itsukushima Shrine
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima ©
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima

1
night
Himeji

Himeji ©
The castle around which the city of Himeji has developed represents one of the best preserved in the country, and has been designated as a national treasure and a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Koko-en, go for a walk through Himeji Castle, then contemplate the long history of Yoneda Taishiji Temple, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Takamikura.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Himeji holiday planner.

Take a train from Hiroshima to Himeji in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. August in Himeji sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 31°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Himeji

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Yoneda Taishiji Temple, Mt. Takamikura
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Himeji Castle ©
Himeji Castle
Koko-en ©
Koko-en

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