16 days in Japan Itinerary

16 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Miami
Fly:  21 h 15 min
1
Tokyo
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Fujikawaguchiko-machi
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
3
Kyoto
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
4
Hiroshima
— 3 nights
Train:  4 h
5
Tokyo
— 2 nights
Fly:  21 h 15 min
End: Miami

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 list of things to see and do now includes 8bit Cafe, Burlesque Tokyo, Robot Restaurant, and other attractions. Get a sense of the local culture at Tokyo National Museum and Akihabara. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Senso-ji Temple, get a sense of history and politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, and wander the streets of Asakusa.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Tokyo road trip tool.

Miami, USA to Tokyo is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 14 hours traveling from Miami to Tokyo. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Miami in September, with highs in Tokyo at 81°F and lows at 69°F. You will leave for Fujikawaguchiko-machi on the 22nd (Sat).

Things to do in Tokyo

Nightlife Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Ghibli Museum Mitaka
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 22:
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Robot Restaurant ©
Robot Restaurant
Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple
Tokyo National Museum ©
Tokyo National Museum

3
nights
Fujikawaguchiko-machi

Fujikawaguchiko-machi ©
A resort town located in the foothills of Mount Fuji, Fujikawaguchiko-machi acts as a base for many who plan to take one of the trails up the iconic volcano.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mt. Fuji 5th Station, Aokigahara Forest and Narusawa Ice Cave. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape at Narusawa Ice Cave and then delve into the lush surroundings at Aokigahara Forest.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Fujikawaguchiko-machi trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Tokyo to Fujikawaguchiko-machi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Tokyo in September: highs in Fujikawaguchiko-machi hover around 70°F, while lows dip to 67°F. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Kyoto.

Things to do in Fujikawaguchiko-machi

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Narusawa-mura
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 25:
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Narusawa Ice Cave ©
Narusawa Ice Cave
Aokigahara Forest ©
Aokigahara Forest
Mt. Fuji 5th Station ©
Mt. Fuji 5th Station

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.
Kyoto International Manga Museum and Osaka Shiritsu Toyo Toji Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Your inner history buff will appreciate Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and Nijo Castle. Explore Kyoto's surroundings by going to Nara (Nara Park & Todaiji Temple Cultural Center) and Dotombori District (in Dotombori). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kiyomizu-dera Temple, steep yourself in history at Sanjusangendo Temple, and take a stroll through Gion.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Kyoto trip app.

You can drive from Fujikawaguchiko-machi to Kyoto in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or fly. Traveling from Fujikawaguchiko-machi in September, expect nights in Kyoto to be about the same, around 68°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 83°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Nara, Osaka
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

3
nights
Hiroshima

Hiroshima ©
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Escape the urban bustle at Miyajima and Mikasahama Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum and Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima. Venture out of the city with trips to Kita-Nagato Coast (in Hagi), Miyajima Omotesando Shopping Street (in Miyajima) and Matsuyama (Thermal Spas & Matsuyama Castle).

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Hiroshima trip maker tool.

Traveling by train from Kyoto to Hiroshima takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September in Hiroshima, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 69°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to take a train to Tokyo.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hatsukaichi, Matsuyama, Kita-Nagato Coast
Find places to stay Sep 28 — Oct 1:
Highlights from your plan
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum ©
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima ©
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima
Miyajima
Miyajima

2
nights
Tokyo

Tokyo ©
Takeshita Street has been added to your itinerary. On the 2nd (Tue), wander the streets of Yokohama Chinatown and then shop like a local with Takeshita Street. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy breathtaking views from Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings and then step into the grandiose world of The East Gardens of the Imperial Palace (Edo Castle Ruin).

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Tokyo trip builder app.

Getting from Hiroshima to Tokyo by train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Yokohama Chinatown
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Takeshita Street ©
Takeshita Street
Yokohama Chinatown ©
Yokohama Chinatown

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