33 days in Japan Itinerary

33 days in Japan Itinerary

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33 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  13 h 15 min
1
Tokyo
— 3 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
2
Aomori
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Iwate-machi
— 1 day
Drive:  4 h 30 min
4
Tsuruoka
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Sendai
— Few hours
Train:  4 h
6
Kanazawa
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 45 min
7
Osaka
— 3 nights
Train:  30 min
8
Kobe
— Few hours
Train:  30 min
9
Himeji
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
10
Matsue
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
11
Okayama
— 1 night
Train:  45 min
12
Hiroshima
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
13
Yamaguchi
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 30 min
14
Kitakyushu
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 15 min
15
Fukuoka
— Few hours
Train:  2 h
16
Nagasaki, Nagasaki Prefecture
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Ferry + Drive:  4 h 15 min
17
Miyazaki
— Few hours
Fly + Train:  3 h 30 min
18
Wakayama
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 45 min
19
Nara
— 1 night
Train:  45 min
20
Kyoto
— 2 nights
Train:  45 min
21
Nagoya
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 30 min
22
Shizuoka
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h 15 min
23
Yamanashi
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
24
Hakone-machi
— 1 night
Bus + Train:  1 h 30 min
25
Kamakura
— 1 day
Train:  45 min
26
Tokyo
— 7 nights
Fly:  13 h 15 min
End: Sydney

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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.
Step out of Tokyo to go to Maihama and see Tokyo DisneySea, which is approximately 30 minutes away. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Senso-ji Temple, observe the fascinating underwater world at Tokyo Sea Life Park, and stroll around Ueno Park.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Tokyo online itinerary maker .

Sydney, Australia to Tokyo is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Japan Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Sydney in April, things will get a bit cooler in Tokyo: highs are around 22°C and lows about 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Aomori.

Things to do in Tokyo

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Tokyo DisneySea
Find places to stay Apr 13 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower

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Aomori

Aomori ©
Facing Mutsu Bay on the northernmost tip of Honshu, Aomori is a bustling regional capital known for its fresh seafood and modern architecture.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): indulge in Japan's hot spring tradition at some of the top local onsens, make a trip to Jomon Jiyukan, explore the world behind art at Aomori Museum of Art, then admire the striking features of Aomori Prefecture Tourist Centerl ASPAM, then admire the landmark architecture of Nebuta Museum Wa Rasse, and finally examine the collection at Seikan Ferry Memorial Ship Hakkodamaru.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Aomori sightseeing planner.

Traveling by train from Tokyo to Aomori takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Tokyo in April, expect Aomori to be slightly colder, temps between 13°C and 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Iwate-machi.

Things to do in Aomori

Museums Spas Baths
Find places to stay Apr 16 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Seikan Ferry Memorial Ship Hakkodamaru ©
Nebuta Museum Wa Rasse ©
Nebuta Museum Wa Rasse
Jomon Jiyukan ©
Jomon Jiyukan

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Iwate-machi

Iwate-machi ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): wander the wide-open spaces of Kuzumaki Highland Farm, then stop by Michi-no-Eki Ishigami no Oka, and then see the interesting displays at Ishigaminooka Museum.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Iwate-machi trip itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Aomori to Iwate-machi in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Aomori in April, things will get a bit warmer in Iwate-machi: highs are around 17°C and lows about 9°C. On the 18th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Tsuruoka.

Things to do in Iwate-machi

Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Kuzumaki Highland Farm
Find places to stay Apr 18 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Michi-no-Eki Ishigami no Oka ©
Michi-no-Eki Ishigami no Oka

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Tsuruoka

Tsuruoka
Tsuruoka, famous for its scenic surroundings, attracts tourists due to its proximity to the Dewa Sanzan, sacred mountains revered by the Shugendo religion.
To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Tsuruoka driving holiday planning tool .

Traveling by car from Iwate-machi to Tsuruoka takes 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in April, and nighttime lows around 8°C. On the 15th (Wed), you'll travel to Sendai.

Things to do in Tsuruoka

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Find places to stay Apr 18 — 19:

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Sendai

Sendai
Human history and nature combine seamlessly in Sendai, with the influence of each never far away in this green and storied city.
To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Sendai vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Tsuruoka to Sendai takes 2.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Sendai when traveling from Tsuruoka in April, with lows around 13°C. On the 19th (Sun), you're off to Kanazawa.

Things to do in Sendai

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Find places to stay Apr 18 — 19:

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Kanazawa

Kanazawa ©
An old castle town largely unspoiled during World War II, Kanazawa features well-preserved architecture spread across a range of districts.
On the 19th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Omicho Market, don't miss a visit to Kanazawa Higashi Chayagai Kaikaro, take a stroll through Higashichaya Old Town, step into the grandiose world of Kanazawa Castle, then stroll around Kenrokuen Garden, and finally explore the world behind art at 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Kanazawa sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Sendai to Kanazawa in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Sendai in April, plan for a bit cooler nights in Kanazawa, with lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can take a train to Osaka.

Things to do in Kanazawa

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Kanazawa Castle ©
Kanazawa Castle
Kenrokuen Garden
Kenrokuen Garden
Omicho Market ©
Omicho Market

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Osaka

Osaka ©
Proud of their hometown's distinct culture and dialect, many natives of Osaka describe their city as "Japan's anti-capital." An antidote to Tokyo's hectic energy, Osaka marches to the beat of its own drum, serving as the country's longtime commercial and industrial hub.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Osaka: Koya-cho (Koyasan Danjo Garan, Koyasan Okunoin, &more). There's still lots to do: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Japan, make a trip to Tempozan Ferris Wheel, explore the historical opulence of Osaka Castle, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Osaka trip planner.

Getting from Kanazawa to Osaka by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Kanazawa in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Osaka, with lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Kobe.

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Koya-cho
Find places to stay Apr 20 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Sunset Owl Cafe ©
Sunset Owl Cafe
Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Osaka Castle ©
Osaka Castle

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Kobe

Kobe
Walkable, small, and aesthetically charming, Kobe has served as Japan's first and premier international trading outpost since opening to trade with China in the mid-19th century.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): take a stroll through Kobe Harborland and then stop by Nankinmachi (Kobe Chinatown).

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Kobe road trip app .

Kobe is very close to Osaka. When traveling from Osaka in April, plan for little chillier days in Kobe, with highs around 20°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Himeji.

Things to do in Kobe

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Find places to stay Apr 23 — 24:

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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.
On the 24th (Fri), explore the historical opulence of Himeji Castle.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Himeji trip itinerary planning site .

Himeji is very close to Kobe. In April, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Matsue.

Things to do in Himeji

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 23 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Himeji Castle ©
Himeji Castle

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Matsue

Matsue ©
Matsue sits on the banks of the Ohashi-gawa river, channeling its waters through a series of canals and rivers that add much to the scenic aspect of the urban area.
On the 24th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Sada Shrine and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

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

Traveling by car from Himeji to Matsue takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or take a train. Traveling from Himeji in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Matsue, with lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can go by car to Okayama.

Things to do in Matsue

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Shinji Lake, Adachi Museum of Art
Find places to stay Apr 24 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Matsue Castle ©
Matsue Castle
Adachi Museum of Art ©
Adachi Museum of Art
Shinji Lake ©
Shinji Lake

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Okayama

Okayama ©
A major transit hub in western Japan, Okayama provides a convenient mid-point between Kyoto, Osaka, and Hiroshima.
On the 26th (Sun), explore the historical opulence of Okayama Castle and then admire the natural beauty at Okayama Korakuen Garden.

To find other places to visit and other tourist information, go to the Okayama itinerary maker app .

Getting from Matsue to Okayama by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In April in Okayama, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sun) to allow time for the train ride to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Okayama

Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 25 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Okayama Korakuen Garden ©
Okayama Korakuen Garden
Okayama Castle ©
Okayama Castle

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Hiroshima

Hiroshima ©
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
On the 26th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Okonomimura, admire the natural beauty at Shukkei-en Garden, then step into the grandiose world of Hiroshima Castle, then pause for some photo ops at Memorial Tower to the Mobilized Students, and finally snap pictures at Kintaikyo Bridge.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Hiroshima journey planner.

Take a train from Okayama to Hiroshima in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Hiroshima can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Yamaguchi.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Kintaikyo Bridge
Find places to stay Apr 26 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum ©
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima ©
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima
Atomic Bomb Dome ©
Atomic Bomb Dome

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Yamaguchi

Yamaguchi ©
Located at the center of Yamaguchi Prefecture, the regional capital of Yamaguchi is renowned for its temples and shrines.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rurikoji Temple, don't miss a visit to Ruriko Temple Five-Story Pagoda, then don't miss a visit to Kozan Park, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Yamaguchi Xavier Memorial Church.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Yamaguchi visit site .

Drive from Hiroshima to Yamaguchi in 2 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Hiroshima in April: highs in Yamaguchi hover around 19°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Kitakyushu.

Things to do in Yamaguchi

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 29 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Yamaguchi Xavier Memorial Church ©
Yamaguchi Xavier Memorial Church
Ruriko Temple Five-Story Pagoda
Ruriko Temple Five-Story Pagoda
Kozan Park ©
Kozan Park

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Kitakyushu

Kitakyushu
An important gateway for trade and travel between Honshu and Kyushu, the city of Kitakyushu has an old industrial waterfront and provides access to a number of natural sites across the wider region.
To see reviews and other tourist information, read Kitakyushu online vacation planner .

Drive from Yamaguchi to Kitakyushu in 1.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 13°C. On the 29th (Wed), you'll travel to Fukuoka.

Things to do in Kitakyushu

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Find places to stay Apr 29 — 30:

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Fukuoka

Fukuoka
The largest city on the island, Fukuoka formed through the merger of two former cities that had grown up either side of the Naka River.
To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Fukuoka trip itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Kitakyushu to Fukuoka in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. April in Fukuoka sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. On the 25th (Sat), you're off to Nagasaki.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 29 — 30:

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Nagasaki, Nagasaki Prefecture

Nagasaki ©
The hilly port city of Nagasaki has become known internationally as one of the two Japanese cities to be destroyed by an atomic bomb towards the close of World War II.
On the 30th (Thu), admire the natural beauty at Glover Garden, see the interesting displays at Dejima, examine the collection at Nagasaki Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims, take an in-depth tour of Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum, then stroll around Nagasaki Peace Park, and finally make a trip to World Peace Symbol Zone.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Nagasaki day trip planner .

Traveling by train from Fukuoka to Nagasaki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April in Nagasaki, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Miyazaki.

Things to do in Nagasaki

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 29 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum ©
Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum
Glover Garden ©
Glover Garden
Nagasaki Peace Park ©
Nagasaki Peace Park

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Miyazaki

Miyazaki
Enjoying some of the warmest weather on Japan's main islands, Miyazaki thrived as a resort town in the 1980s, with hotels, beaches, and seafood restaurants galore.
To find ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Miyazaki sightseeing planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Nagasaki to Miyazaki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in April, and nighttime lows around 15°C. You will leave for Wakayama on the 26th (Sun).

Things to do in Miyazaki

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 1:

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Wakayama

Wakayama ©
Split into two parts by the Kinokawa River, the city of Wakayama stands nestled in the eponymous plain, overlooked by a historic hilltop castle that was rebuilt after World War II.
On the 1st (Fri), browse the eclectic array of goods at Kuroshio Market, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kimiidera Temple, then admire the natural beauty at Momijidani Garden, and finally explore the historical opulence of Wakayama Castle.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Wakayama visit planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Miyazaki to Wakayama takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. In May, daytime highs in Wakayama are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Nara.

Things to do in Wakayama

Historic Sites Shopping Parks
Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 1:
Highlights from your plan
Kimiidera Temple ©
Kimiidera Temple
Wakayama Castle ©
Wakayama Castle
Momijidani Garden ©
Momijidani Garden

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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.
To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Nara sightseeing site .

Traveling by car from Wakayama to Nara takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May in Nara, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Nara

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife
Find places to stay May 1 — 2:
Highlights from your plan
Todai-ji Temple ©
Todai-ji Temple
Nara Park ©
Nara Park
Kasuga Grand Shrine ©
Kasuga Grand Shrine

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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 3rd (Sun): steep yourself in history at Heian Shrine, then steep yourself in history at Kiyomizu-dera Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine. On the 4th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Sanjusangendo Temple, then make a trip to Nijo Castle, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kinkaku-ji.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Kyoto travel route planning site .

Traveling by train from Nara to Kyoto takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and subway. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Nara in May since evenings lows in Kyoto dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Nagoya.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 2 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

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Nagoya

Nagoya ©
Known nationally as an industrial heartland, Nagoya boasts a far more cosmopolitan and cultural core than its reputation would lead you to believe.
On the 4th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Atsuta Jingu Shrine.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Nagoya tour itinerary builder tool .

You can take a train from Kyoto to Nagoya in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Kyoto in May, plan for a bit cooler days in Nagoya, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Shizuoka.

Things to do in Nagoya

Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 4 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Atsuta Jingu Shrine ©
Atsuta Jingu Shrine

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Shizuoka

Shizuoka ©
With its upmarket shopping districts and scenic coastal landscape, Shizuoka stands as the main urban area of a province often referred to as Japan's riviera.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Nihondaira Zoo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Haguruma Shrine, delve into the lush surroundings at Miho Seacoast (Miho no Matsubara Beach), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kunozan Toshogu Shrine, then visit Nihondaira Ropeway, and finally step into the grandiose world of Shizuoka castle.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Shizuoka vacation maker app .

Traveling by train from Nagoya to Shizuoka takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. May in Shizuoka sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Yamanashi.

Things to do in Shizuoka

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Find places to stay May 5 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Kunozan Toshogu Shrine ©
Kunozan Toshogu Shrine
Nihondaira Zoo ©
Nihondaira Zoo
Miho Seacoast (Miho no Matsubara Beach) ©

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Yamanashi

Yamanashi
For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Yamanashi vacation planner.

You can drive from Shizuoka to Yamanashi in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in May, and nighttime lows around 19°C. On the 6th (Wed), you're off to Hakone-machi.

Things to do in Yamanashi

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 5 — 6:

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Hakone-machi

Hakone-machi ©
Sitting at the foot of Mount Fuji, Hakone-machi has become a popular retreat from Tokyo for locals and tourists alike.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at The Hakone Open-Air Museum, see the interesting displays at Hakone Venetian Glass Museum, then explore the activities along Lake Ashi (Ashinoko), and finally take some stellar pictures from Hakone Ropeway.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Hakone-machi itinerary planning app .

Drive from Yamanashi to Hakone-machi in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in May, and nighttime lows around 19°C. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Thu) before leaving for Kamakura.

Things to do in Hakone-machi

Museums Parks Nature
Find places to stay May 6 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
The Hakone Open-Air Museum ©
The Hakone Open-Air Museum
Lake Ashi (Ashinoko) ©
Lake Ashi (Ashinoko)
Hakone Ropeway ©
Hakone Ropeway

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Kamakura

Kamakura ©
The coastal town of Kamakura sits close to Tokyo, with the ancient settlement featuring a number of important historical and cultural sites.
On the 7th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kōtoku-in and then contemplate the long history of Hase-dera Temple.

For more things to do and more tourist information, read Kamakura trip website .

Do a combination of bus and train from Hakone-machi to Kamakura in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, daytime highs in Kamakura are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kamakura

Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 7 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Kōtoku-in ©
Kōtoku-in
Hase-dera Temple ©
Hase-dera Temple

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Tokyo

Tokyo ©
Step out of Tokyo with an excursion to Ghibli Museum Mitaka in Mitaka--about 44 minutes away. See even more of Tokyo: wander the streets of Odaiba, make an unforgettable trip to Tokyo Disneyland, meet the residents at Ueno Zoo, and engage your brain at National Museum of Nature and Science.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Tokyo online itinerary maker .

Take a train from Kamakura to Tokyo in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Kamakura in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Tokyo, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Museums Parks

Side Trips

Urayasu, Ghibli Museum Mitaka
Find places to stay May 7 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Samurai Armor Photo Studio ©
Samurai Armor Photo Studio
Odaiba ©
Odaiba
Edo-Tokyo Museum ©
Edo-Tokyo Museum

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