14 days in Japan Itinerary

14 days in Japan Itinerary

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14 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Tokyo
1
Tokyo
— 4 nights
Train + Taxi:  2 h 30 min
2
Yamanouchi-machi
— 2 nights
Taxi + Train:  2 h
3
Kanazawa
— Few hours
Train:  2 h 30 min
4
Kyoto
— 3 nights
Train:  45 min
5
Nagoya
— 4 nights
End: Nagoya

4
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.
Tokyo is known for historic sites, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, see the interesting displays at Edo-Tokyo Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Tokyo Skytree, and get a sense of history and politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Tokyo trip itinerary maker app .

If you are flying in from Finland, the closest major aiports are Tokyo Haneda International Airport, Narita International Airport and Hyakuri Airport. In maaliskuuta, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Nagano.

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Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou ©
Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower

2
nights
Yamanouchi-machi

Yamanouchi-machi ©
The resort town of Yamanouchi-machi has plenty of contrasting, but complementary things going for it.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Misuma Pond.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Yamanouchi-machi trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of train and taxi from Tokyo to Yamanouchi-machi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Tokyo in huhtikuuta, expect nights in Yamanouchi-machi to be about the same, around 10°C, while days are slightly colder, around 19°C. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Sun) before leaving for Kanazawa.

Things to do in Yamanouchi-machi

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park ©
Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park

few
hours
Kanazawa

Kanazawa
An old castle town largely unspoiled during World War II, Kanazawa features well-preserved architecture spread across a range of districts.
To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Kanazawa trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Matsumoto to Kanazawa takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in huhtikuuta, and nighttime lows around 8°C. You'll set off for Kyoto on the 3rd (Fri).

Things to do in Kanazawa

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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3
nights
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.
On the 7th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Heian Shrine. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Nijo Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kinkaku-ji, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kodai-ji Temple.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Kyoto online trip planner .

You can take a train from Kanazawa to Kyoto in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In huhtikuuta, daily temperatures in Kyoto can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Nagoya.

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Historic Sites
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Kinkaku-ji ©
Kinkaku-ji
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle
Heian Shrine ©
Heian Shrine

4
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Nagoya Port Wildflower Garden Blue Bonnet. Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Nagoya Castle, engage your brain at Nagoya City Science Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Atsuta Jingu Shrine, then take in nature's colorful creations at Nagoya Port Wildflower Garden Blue Bonnet, then see the interesting displays at SCMAGLEV and Railway Park, and finally don't miss a visit to Osu Shopping Street. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Fri): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Port of Nagoya Public Aquarium and then examine the collection at Toyota Commemorative Museum of Industry and Technology.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Nagoya online trip itinerary builder .

You can take a train from Kyoto to Nagoya in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Kyoto in huhtikuuta, you will find days in Nagoya are slightly colder (19°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nagoya

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Nagoya Castle ©
Nagoya Castle

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