24 days in East Asia Itinerary

24 days in East Asia Itinerary

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Tokyo
— 2 nights
Fly
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Hakodate
— 3 nights
Fly
3
Yokohama
— 2 nights
Train
4
Kamakura
Drive
5
Fujikawaguchiko-machi
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Hakone-machi
— 2 nights
Fly
7
Kyoto
— 2 nights
Train
8
Osaka
— 1 day
Fly
9
Nagasaki
— 1 night
Drive
10
Okinawa City
— 2 nights
Bus to Okinawa, Fly to Tokyo
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Tokyo
— 3 nights
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Tokyo — 2 nights

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.
You've now added Akihabara to your itinerary. On the 11th (Sun), admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, and then examine the collection at Meiji Jingu Museum. On the 12th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Akihabara, then have some family-friendly fun at Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou, and then get engrossed in the history at Tokyo National Museum.

To see where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Tokyo online trip maker.

Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar to Tokyo is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2.5 hours traveling from Yangon (Rangoon) to Tokyo. In July in Tokyo, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Hakodate.
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Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 12:

Hakodate — 3 nights

A gateway to the island, Hakodate has gained a reputation for its waterfront attractions, its proximity to some of the island's most popular natural sites, and its seafood.
Hakodate is known for sightseeing, nature, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Hakodate, contemplate the long history of The Old Public Hall of Hakodate Ward, browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakodate Morning Market, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hakodate Orthodox Church.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Hakodate online driving holiday planner.

Fly from Tokyo to Hakodate in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Tokyo in July; daily highs in Hakodate reach 26°C and lows reach 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Thu) to allow time for the flight to Yokohama.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Museums
Find places to stay Jul 12 — 15:

Yokohama — 2 nights

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.
On the 16th (Fri), stroll through Sankeien Gardens and then go for a walk through Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Yokohama Intl Passenger Terminal, then examine the collection at Cup Noodles Museum Yokohama, then wander the streets of Yokohama Minato Mirai 21, and finally admire the masterpieces at Yokohama Museum of Art.

To see photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Yokohama trip planner.

You can fly from Hakodate to Yokohama in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Hakodate in July: high temperatures in Yokohama hover around 34°C and lows are around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Kamakura.
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Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 17:

Kamakura

The coastal town of Kamakura sits close to Tokyo, with the ancient settlement featuring a number of important historical and cultural sites.
To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Kamakura trip builder website.

Getting from Yokohama to Kamakura by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive. Traveling from Yokohama in July, expect nights in Kamakura to be about the same, around 28°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 30°C. You will leave for Fujikawaguchiko-machi on the 17th (Sat).
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Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Museums
Find places to stay Jul 17 — 18:

Fujikawaguchiko-machi — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Itchiku Kubota Art Museum, then explore the activities along Lake Kawaguchi, then explore the world behind art at Kawaguchiko Music Forest Museum, and finally walk around Oishi Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get in on the family fun at Fuji-Q Highland, then explore the fascinating underground world of Hanabusa Ice Cave, and then make a trip to Saiko Iyashi no Sato Nemba.

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Traveling by car from Kamakura to Fujikawaguchiko-machi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Fujikawaguchiko-machi can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Hakone-machi.
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Side Trip
Find places to stay Jul 17 — 20:

Hakone-machi — 2 nights

Sitting at the foot of Mount Fuji, Hakone-machi has become a popular retreat from Tokyo for locals and tourists alike.
Hakone-machi is known for museums, sightseeing, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The Hakone Open-Air Museum, make a trip to Owaku-dani Valley, get great views at Hakone Ropeway, and get engrossed in the history at Hakone Shrine.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Hakone-machi road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Fujikawaguchiko-machi to Hakone-machi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time for the flight to Kyoto.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 22:

Kyoto — 2 nights

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.
On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jishu Shrine, don't miss a visit to Kiyomizu-dera Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Kyoto trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Hakone-machi to Kyoto takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Hakone-machi in July: highs in Kyoto hover around 37°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Osaka.
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Historic Sites
Side Trip
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 24:

Osaka — 1 day

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Japan.

To see maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Osaka trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Kyoto to Osaka takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Osaka, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Nagasaki.
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Theme Parks
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 25:
Highlights from your trip

Nagasaki — 1 night

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. This history, of course, remains important to the city, its inhabitants, and to the wider world, and should not be forgotten.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): get great views at Nagasaki Prefectural Government Observation Deck, take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Inasa, see the interesting displays at Nagasaki Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims, then get engrossed in the history at Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum, then contemplate the long history of Nagasaki Peace Park, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Mountain of the Cross. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Glover Garden, then snap pictures at Megane Bridge, then walk around Nakashimagawa Park, and finally head off the coast to Hashima Island.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Nagasaki road trip site.

You can fly from Osaka to Nagasaki in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Okinawa City.
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Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 25 — 27:

Okinawa City — 2 nights

Okinawa is the second-largest city in Okinawa Prefecture, Japan, following Naha, the capital city. Get out of town with these interesting Okinawa City side-trips: Onna-son (Cape Manzamo & Scuba & Snorkeling). There's lots more to do: Head underground at Blue Cave, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Awase Shrine, steep yourself in history at Yomitanson Bunker, and look for gifts at Kaboten no Mise Nakasone.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Okinawa City trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Nagasaki to Okinawa City in 30.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Tokyo.
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Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Side Trips
Find places to stay Jul 27 — 30:

Tokyo — 3 nights

Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): get a sense of history and politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, then don't miss a visit to Shibuya Crossing, and then make an unforgettable trip to Tokyo Disneyland. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Edo-Tokyo Museum and then take in panoramic vistas at Tokyo Skytree.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Tokyo trip planning site.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Okinawa City to Tokyo takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. On the 2nd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.
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Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites
Side Trip
Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 2:

Hokkaido travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Landmarks · Parks
The northernmost of Japan's big four islands, Hokkaido seems a world apart from the rest of the country, with nearly a quarter of its total land area and only five percent of the population. To the Japanese, this island is synonymous with photogenic mountains and abundant wildlife. To most foreign visitors, a vacation in Hokkaido means exploring an area reminiscent of northern Europe, abundant in waterfalls, hot springs, volcanoes, mossy canyons, and peaceful lakes. Hokkaido also boasts the world's longest railway tunnel, the only land connection between this and Japan's main island Honshu.
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