19 days in Japan Itinerary

19 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tokyo
— 1 night
2
Kagoshima
— 4 nights
3
Hiroshima
— 2 nights
4
Kyoto
— 1 night
5
Nara
— 2 nights
6
Fuji
— 1 night
7
Tokyo
— 5 nights

1
night
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.
On the 26th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Asakusa Shrine and then make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Tokyo online route planner.

Brasilia, Brazil to Tokyo is an approximately 31-hour flight. You'll lose 12 hours traveling from Brasilia to Tokyo due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Brasilia in September, expect nights in Tokyo to be a bit warmer, around °C, while days are little chillier, around °C. On the 26th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Kagoshima.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites
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Asakusa Shrine ©
Asakusa Shrine
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine

4
nights
Kagoshima

Kagoshima ©
Kagoshima sits across the bay from Sakurajima, an active volcano that serves as a symbol of the city and works its way into many aspects of life here.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Sengan-en and Shiroyama Observatory. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kagoshima: Ibusuki (JR Southernmost Nishioyama Station & Fushime Coast) and Kamikawaotaki Falls (in Kinko-cho). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Museum of the Meiji Restoration, test the waters at a local thermal spa, appreciate the history behind Wakakisatsuma Monument, and make a trip to Tenmonkan.

To see more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Kagoshima online trip maker.

You can fly from Tokyo to Kagoshima in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In September in Kagoshima, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Kagoshima

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Ibusuki, Kamikawaotaki Falls
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Sakurajima ©
Sakurajima
Sengan-en ©
Sengan-en
Shiroyama Observatory ©
Shiroyama Observatory

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 1st (Tue): pause for some photo ops at Memorial Tower to the Mobilized Students, appreciate the history behind Peace Bell, thensteep yourself in history at Atomic Bomb Dome, thencatch a live event at MAZDA Zoom-Zoom Stadium Hiroshima, and finally see the interesting displays at JMSDF Kure Museum.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Hiroshima online tour itinerary planner.

Take a train from Kagoshima to Hiroshima in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Hiroshima can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Kyoto.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

JMSDF Kure Museum
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Peace Bell ©
Peace Bell
MAZDA Zoom-Zoom Stadium Hiroshima ©
MAZDA Zoom-Zoom Stadium Hiroshima
JMSDF Kure Museum ©
JMSDF Kure Museum

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Genkoan and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

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Traveling by train from Hiroshima to Kyoto takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October in Kyoto, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Nara.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Tours
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Walking tours
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine

2
nights
Nara

Nara ©
The country's first established capital, Nara houses some of the most storied buildings and natural attractions in Japan, with eight World Heritage Sites in total.
On the 4th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Toshodai-ji Temple, take in nature's colorful creations at Isuien Garden, thenappreciate the history behind Todai-ji Temple, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nigatsu-do Temple, and finally stroll around Nara Park.

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You can drive from Kyoto to Nara in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Fuji.

Things to do in Nara

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife
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Nara Park ©
Nara Park
Nigatsu-do Temple ©
Nigatsu-do Temple
Toshodai-ji Temple ©
Toshodai-ji Temple

1
night
Fuji

Fuji ©
Fuji is a city in eastern Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Hatago Pond, get outside with Fujigawa Service Area - Inbound, and then take in the pleasant sights at Obuchi Sasaba. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sun): stop by Fujikawa Parking Downline, thenstroll around Iwamotoyama Park, thentake in the awesome beauty at Mt. Iwamoto, and finally stroll around Hiromi Park.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Fuji travel route planner.

Getting from Nara to Fuji by car takes about 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can drive to Tokyo.

Things to do in Fuji

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Hiromi Park ©
Hiromi Park
Hatago Pond ©
Hatago Pond
Obuchi Sasaba ©
Obuchi Sasaba

5
nights
Tokyo

Discover out-of-the-way places like Food Tours and Yokohama Intl Passenger Terminal. Venture out of the city with trips to Mt. Takao (in Hachioji), Kinchakuda Manjushage Park (in Hidaka) and Kamogawa Sea World (in Kamogawa). Explore Tokyo further: have some family-friendly fun at Samurai Armor Photo Studio, wander the streets of Ueno District, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mitsumine Shrine, and admire the landmark architecture of Tokyo Tower.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Tokyo trip maker website.

You can drive from Fuji to Tokyo in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Mitsumine Shrine, Mt. Takao, Kinchakuda Manjushage Park, Kamogawa Sea World, Yokohama Intl Passenger Terminal
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Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Yokohama Intl Passenger Terminal ©
Yokohama Intl Passenger Terminal
Samurai Armor Photo Studio ©
Samurai Armor Photo Studio

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