16 days in Japan & Hong Kong Itinerary

16 days in Japan & Hong Kong Itinerary

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16 days in Japan & Hong Kong Itinerary

Start: Montreal, Canada
Fly:  19​h
1
Tokyo, Japan
— 5 nights
Train:  2​h 45​min
2
Kyoto, Japan
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h
3
Okinawa City, Japan
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  7​h 30​min
4
Hong Kong, China
— 5 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Montreal, Canada

5
nights
Tokyo, Japan

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 Tokyo City View Observation Deck (Roppongihills), Shibuya Center-gai, Tokyo Tower, and other attractions. Appreciate the collections at Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum and teamLab Planets TOKYO. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Hojo Beach and Morito Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tokyo: Omiya Bonsai Village (in Saitama), Hakone Museum of Art (in Hakone-machi) and Kanagawa Prefectural Museum of Natural History (in Odawara). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and design of University of Tokyo, explore the world behind art at Tokyo National Museum The Heiseikan, examine the collection at Fire Museum, and get a new perspective on nature at Gunma Natural Museum.

To see photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Tokyo trip tool .

Montreal, Canada to Tokyo is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Montreal to Tokyo is 14 hours. Traveling from Montreal in December, you will find days in Tokyo are much hotter (14°C), and nights are a bit warmer (4°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can take a train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Ibaraki Nature Museum, Yokohama Museum of Art, Gunma Natural Museum, Kanagawa Prefectural Museum of Natural History, Omiya Bonsai Village
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Ghibli Museum Mitaka ©
Ghibli Museum Mitaka
Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum ©
Ueno ©
Ueno

3
nights
Kyoto, Japan

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.
Head to Hankyu Umeda Honten and Kyoto Shibori Museumfor plenty of shopping. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Miho Museum and Kurama-dera. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kyoto: Ishiyamadera Temple (in Otsu) and Kayabuki-no-sato Kitamura (in Nantan). The adventure continues: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Honen-in, take in the exciting artwork at Toraya Kyoto Gallery, and examine the collection at Kaleidoscope Museum of Kyoto.

To find more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Kyoto online trip planner .

You can take a train from Tokyo to Kyoto in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In January, daytime highs in Kyoto are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Okinawa City.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Otsu, Miho Museum, Hankyu Umeda Honten, Kayabuki-no-sato Kitamura
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Kurama-dera ©
Kurama-dera
Miho Museum ©
Miho Museum
Food Tours

1
night
Okinawa City, Japan

Okinawa City ©
Okinawa is the second-largest city in Okinawa Prefecture, Japan, following Naha, the capital city. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Awase Shrine, get outside with Sunset Beach, then contemplate the long history of The Site of Chibana Castle, then view the masterpieces at Yomitanzanyaki Kitagama, and finally get in on the family fun at Southeast Botanical Gardens.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Okinawa City trip itinerary planning app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kyoto to Okinawa City. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Okinawa City

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Yomitanzanyaki Kitagama, Sunset Beach
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Sunset Beach ©
Sunset Beach
Southeast Botanical Gardens ©
Southeast Botanical Gardens

5
nights
Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong ©
Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Shop till you drop at Y-3 (Elements) and Bee's Diamonds. Do some cultural sightseeing at Kowloon City and Monster Building. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Shek O, browse the eclectic array of goods at Tai Po Street, pause for some serene contemplation at St. John's Cathedral, and catch the contagious excitement of Sha Tin Racecourse.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Hong Kong sightseeing planning app .

Explore your travel options from Okinawa City to Hong Kong with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from Japan Standard Time to Hong Kong Time is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in January, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
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Shek O Beach ©
Shek O Beach
Kowloon City ©
Kowloon City
Y-3 (Elements) ©
Y-3 (Elements)

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