16 days in Japan Itinerary

16 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Buenos Aires
Shuttle + Fly:  29 h
1
Tokyo
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
2
Kyoto
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
3
Kanazawa
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
4
Fujikawaguchiko-machi
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  34 h
End: Buenos Aires

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.
Tokyo is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: discover the magic at Tokyo Disneyland, have some family-friendly fun at Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou, make a trip to Tokyo Skytree, and take in nature's colorful creations at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Tokyo trip planner.

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Tokyo is an approximately 29- hour combination of shuttle and flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train; or fly. The time zone changes from Argentina Standard Time (ART) to Japan Standard Time (JST), which is usually a 12 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Buenos Aires in April; daily highs in Tokyo reach 22°C and lows reach 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Theme Parks Museums

Side Trip

Tokyo Disneyland
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Tokyo Disneyland ©
Tokyo Disneyland
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings ©
Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Dotombori (in Dotombori) and Osaka (Universal Studios Japan & Owl Family Osaka). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Kiyomizu-dera Temple, steep yourself in history at Kitano Tenmangu Shrine, take in the spiritual surroundings of Heian Shrine, and step into the grandiose world of Osaka Castle.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Kyoto route maker tool.

Getting from Tokyo to Kyoto by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Kanazawa.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Theme Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Osaka
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Owl Family Osaka ©
Owl Family Osaka

2
nights
Kanazawa

Kanazawa ©
An old castle town largely unspoiled during World War II, Kanazawa features well-preserved architecture spread across a range of districts.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Omicho Market, make a trip to Kanazawa Higashi Chayagai Kaikaro, wander the streets of Higashichaya Old Town, step into the grandiose world of Kanazawa Castle, then take in nature's colorful creations at Kenrokuen Garden, and finally explore the world behind art at 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Ishikawa Prefectural Museum for Traditional Products and Crafts, don't miss a visit to Seisonkaku Villa, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ninja Temple, steep yourself in history at Nomura Family Samurai House, then admire the landmark architecture of Kanazawa Station, and finally kick back and relax at Chirihama Nagisa Driveway.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Kanazawa trip maker tool.

Getting from Kyoto to Kanazawa by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Kyoto in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Kanazawa, with lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Fujikawaguchiko-machi.

Things to do in Kanazawa

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Chirihama Nagisa Driveway
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Kanazawa Castle ©
Kanazawa Castle
Chirihama Nagisa Driveway ©
Chirihama Nagisa Driveway
Kenrokuen Garden
Kenrokuen Garden

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.
Explore Fujikawaguchiko-machi's surroundings by going to Fujisan Hongu Sengen Taisha Shrine (in Fujinomiya) and Hakone-machi (Hakone Ropeway, The Hakone Open-Air Museum, &more). Pack the 14th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Fuji-Q Highland. There's much more to do: stroll through Mount Fuji, take in the pleasant sights at Lake Kawaguchi, and explore the activities along Motosuko Lake.

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You can drive from Kanazawa to Fujikawaguchiko-machi in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. While traveling from Kanazawa, expect a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in Fujikawaguchiko-machi, ranging from highs of 15°C to lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fujikawaguchiko-machi

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Hakone-machi, Fujisan Hongu Sengen Taisha Shrine, Mount Fuji, Fuji-Q Highland
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Lake Kawaguchi ©
Lake Kawaguchi
Mount Fuji ©
Mount Fuji
Fuji-Q Highland ©
Fuji-Q Highland

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