7 days in Japan Itinerary

7 days in Japan Itinerary

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7 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Bangkok
Fly:  8 h
1
Hitachi
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h
2
Nikko
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Ashikaga
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Kawaguchi
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Kimitsu
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Maihama
— 1 night
Fly:  8 h 45 min
End: Bangkok

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Hitachi

Hitachi ©
Hitachi is a city located in Ibaraki Prefecture, in the northern Kantō region of Japan. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hitachi Cherry Blossom Matsuri as well as Hitachi Seaside Park. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Hitachi Seaside Park, take in some culture at Hitachi Cherry Blossom Matsuri, then admire the striking features of Hitachi Station, then meet the residents at Hitachi City Kamine Zoo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Oiwa Shrine.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Hitachi day trip website .

Bangkok, Thailand to Hitachi is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Bangkok to Hitachi, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, Hitachi is cooler than Bangkok - with highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to Nikko.

Things to do in Hitachi

Parks Events Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hitachi Seaside Park
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Hitachi Seaside Park ©
Hitachi Seaside Park
Oiwa Shrine ©
Oiwa Shrine
Hitachi Station ©
Hitachi Station

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night
Nikko

Nikko ©
A gateway to a sprawling and diverse national park, a center of Shinto spiritualism and place of Buddhist worship, an emblem of the riches and dominance of the Tokugawa shogunate: Nikko means many things to many people.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): go for a walk through Nikko Tamozawa Imperial Villa Memorial Park and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Nikko Tosho-gu.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Nikko trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Hitachi to Nikko by car takes about 2 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Hitachi in May since evenings lows in Nikko dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Ashikaga.

Things to do in Nikko

Parks Historic Sites
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Nikko Tosho-gu ©
Nikko Tosho-gu

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Ashikaga

Ashikaga ©
Ashikaga is a city located in Tochigi Prefecture, in the northern Kantō region of Japan. You've now added Ashikaga Flower Park to your itinerary.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Ashikaga tour app .

Traveling by car from Nikko to Ashikaga takes 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kawaguchi.

Things to do in Ashikaga

Parks Historic Sites
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Ashikaga Flower Park ©
Ashikaga Flower Park

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night
Kawaguchi

Kawaguchi
Kawaguchi is a city located in Saitama Prefecture, in the central Kantō region of Japan., the city had an estimated population of 578,727 and a population density of 9340 persons per km². On the 17th (Fri), admire all the interesting features of Kawaguchi Autorace and then make a trip to Previously Tanaka Family House.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Kawaguchi trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Ashikaga to Kawaguchi takes 1.5 hours. While traveling from Ashikaga, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Kawaguchi, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Kimitsu.
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Kimitsu

Kimitsu
Kimitsu is a city in Chiba Prefecture, Japan., the city has an estimated population of 88,409 and a population density of 277 persons per km². To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Kimitsu visit planner.

Traveling by car from Kawaguchi to Kimitsu takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Kawaguchi in May, you will find days in Kimitsu are little chillier (24°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). On the 17th (Fri), you'll travel to Maihama.

Things to do in Kimitsu

Parks Shopping Historic Sites
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Maihama

Maihama
To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Maihama online attractions planner .

You can drive from Kimitsu to Maihama in 1.5 hours. In May in Maihama, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 22°C at night. On the 19th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Maihama

Parks Shopping Theme Parks
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