46 days in Japan Itinerary

46 days in Japan Itinerary

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46 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Tokyo
1
Tokyo
— 13 nights
train:  1​h
2
Chiba
— 7 nights
train:  1​h
3
Yokohama
— 8 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Fuji National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Kofu
— 12 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
6
Tokyo
— 4 nights
End: Tokyo

13
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.
Let the collections at The Railway Museum and Nihon Minkaen Japan Open Air Folk House Museum capture your imagination. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Yanaka and Nezu Shrine. Change things up with these side-trips from Tokyo: Kichijoji (in Musashino), Japan Snake Center (in Ota) and Kombukuro Pond Natural History Park (in Kashiwa). The adventure continues: take a stroll through Odaiba, explore the world behind art at Nezu Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Asakusa Shrine, and kick back and relax at Odaiba Kaihin Koen (Odaiba Seaside Park).

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Tokyo itinerary planning site .

If you are flying in from India, the closest major airports are Tokyo Haneda International Airport, Narita International Airport and Hyakuri Airport. In July, daily temperatures in Tokyo can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Chiba.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Saitama, Kawasaki, Chikurin Park, Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum, Mt. Mitake
Find places to stay Jul 9 — 22:
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Asakusa Shrine ©
Asakusa Shrine
Sensō-ji ©
Sensō-ji
Nezu Shrine ©
Nezu Shrine

7
nights
Chiba

Chiba ©
Developing quickly with new homes and shopping malls cropping up each year, the city of Chiba no doubt benefits from its proximity to the capital--many even consider it a Tokyo suburb.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like National Museum of Japanese History and Moriya Beach. Kasamori-ji Temple and Natural History Museum and Institute are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Chiba side-trips: Waku Waku Hiroba (in Ichihara), Kisarazu (Ushigeme Beach & Mitsui Outlet Park Kisarazu) and Ubara Beach (in Katsuura). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Hasaki Beach, cool off at Kotehashi Onsui Pool, contemplate the long history of Chiba Castle Ruins, and get to know the fascinating history of Izumi Nature Park Natural Boadwalk.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Chiba travel planning site .

Getting from Tokyo to Chiba by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or do a combination of subway and train. Traveling from Tokyo in July, expect nights in Chiba to be about the same, around 30°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Yokohama.

Things to do in Chiba

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Katsuura, Kisarazu, Sakura, Kasamori-ji Temple, Yao Inari Shrine
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 29:
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Hasaki Beach ©
Hasaki Beach
National Museum of Japanese History ©
Kasamori-ji Temple ©
Kasamori-ji Temple

8
nights
Yokohama

Yokohama ©
Once a small fishing town, Yokohama was one of the first ports to welcome foreign trade in the 19th century, after which it grew into Japan's second largest city and a bustling metropolis.
Explore hidden gems such as Meigetsuin (Hydrangea Temple) and Sankeien Gardens. Your inner history buff will appreciate Kishamichi Promenade and Kōtoku-in. Explore Yokohama's surroundings by going to Hayama-machi (Morito Beach & Isshiki Beach), Yokosuka (Yokosuka Museum of Art & Memorial Warships Mikasa) and Kamakura (Hase-dera Temple, Kakuonji Temple, & more). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Flower Fields of Chikura-cho, examine the collection at HARA Model Railway Museum, engage your brain at Yokohama Science Center, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Kirin Beer Yokohama Factory.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Yokohama itinerary maker site .

Take a train from Chiba to Yokohama in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Chiba in July, Yokohama is a bit cooler at night with lows of 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Fuji National Park.

Things to do in Yokohama

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kamakura, Yokosuka, Hayama-machi, Hojo Beach, Flower Fields of Chikura-cho
Find places to stay Jul 29 — Aug 6:
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Meigetsuin (Hydrangea Temple) ©
Meigetsuin (Hydrangea Temple)
Sankeien Gardens ©
Sankeien Gardens
Memorial Warships Mikasa ©
Memorial Warships Mikasa

1
night
Fuji National Park

Fuji National Park ©
Featuring the highest mountain peak in the country, Fuji National Park has long been a place of pilgrimage and poetry, with the active stratovolcano central to Japanese identity, history, and art.
Mount Fuji has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Mount Fuji, then don't miss a visit to Mt. Fuji 5th Station, then see the interesting displays at Kawaguchiko Zero Fighter Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Kawaguchiko Motor Museum.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Fuji National Park travel route planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Yokohama to Fuji National Park. When traveling from Yokohama in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Fuji National Park: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Kofu.

Things to do in Fuji National Park

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Narusawa-mura, Mount Fuji
Find places to stay Aug 6 — 7:
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Mount Fuji ©
Mount Fuji
Kawaguchiko Zero Fighter Museum ©
Kawaguchiko Zero Fighter Museum
Kawaguchiko Motor Museum ©
Kawaguchiko Motor Museum

12
nights
Kofu

Kofu ©
Old historic castles and Shinto shrines dominate the sightseeing in Kofu, a city fringed by mountains on all sides.
You'll explore and learn at Yamanashi Prefectural Museum of Art and Inden Museum. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Erin-ji Temple and Kofu Castle. Change things up with these side-trips from Kofu: Kenshin Falls (in Hayakawa-cho), Koshu (Jiun-ji Temple, Marufuji Winery, & more) and Yamanashi City Peach Fields (in Yamanashi). The adventure continues: admire the verdant scenery at Shosenkyo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tōkō-ji Temple, appreciate the extensive heritage of Kofu City History Park, and admire the sheer force of Senga Waterfall.

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You can drive from Fuji National Park to Kofu in 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Kofu are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kofu

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Koshu, Fuefuki, Yamanashi City Peach Fields, Kenshin Falls, Marugami Falls
Find places to stay Aug 7 — 19:
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Shosenkyo ©
Shosenkyo
Yamanashi Prefectural Museum of Art ©
Takeda Shrine ©
Takeda Shrine

4
nights
Tokyo

Tokyo ©
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like 21 21 DESIGN SIGHT and Sengaku-ji Temple. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Tokyo National Museum and Kanda Myojin. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tokyo: Omiya Bonsai Art Museum, Saitama (in Saitama) and Mount Tsukuba (in Tsukuba). See even more of Tokyo: explore the world behind art at The National Art Center, Tokyo, take a stroll through Kabukicho, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gotokuji Temple, and contemplate the waterfront views at Kasai Beach Park.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Tokyo online road trip planner .

Take a train from Kofu to Tokyo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Kofu in August: highs in Tokyo hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Mount Tsukuba, Omiya Bonsai Art Museum, Saitama, Suitengu
Find places to stay Aug 19 — 23:
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Omiya Bonsai Art Museum, Saitama ©
Omiya Bonsai Art Museum, Saitama
Hozomon ©
Hozomon
Kanda Myojin ©
Kanda Myojin

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