7 days in Japan Itinerary

7 days in Japan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Japan tour planner

This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

7 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Manila, Luzon
Fly:  7 h
1
Tokyo
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
2
Nagano
— 3 nights
+2
Train + Tram + Fly:  13 h 45 min
End: Manila, Luzon

3
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.
Step out of Tokyo with an excursion to Tokyo DisneySea in Maihama--about 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Tokyo Tower, take in the spiritual surroundings of Senso-ji Temple, admire the masterpieces at Tokyo National Museum, and get great views at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Tokyo trip itinerary website .

Manila, Philippines to Tokyo is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Manila to Tokyo is 1 hour. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Manila in December; daily highs in Tokyo reach 14°C and lows reach 4°C. On the 26th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Nagano.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Tokyo DisneySea
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower
Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings ©

3
nights
Nagano

Nagano ©
Near the confluence of the Chikuma and Sai rivers, Nagano combines historic sites with nearby forested alps dotted with shrines.
Get out of town with these interesting Nagano side-trips: Daio Wasabi Farm (in Azumino), Nozawa Onsen Ski Resort (in Nozawaonsen-mura) and Yamanouchi-machi (Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park & Onsen Resorts). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Zenko-ji Temple, look for gifts at Yawataya Isogoro Honten, and hit the slopes at Togakushi Ski Area.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Nagano itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Tokyo to Nagano takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Tokyo in December, things will get slightly colder in Nagano: highs are around 7°C and lows about 0°C. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Nagano

Historic Sites Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Yamanouchi-machi, Nozawa Onsen Ski Resort, Daio Wasabi Farm
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Zenko-ji Temple ©
Zenko-ji Temple
Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park ©
Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park
Nozawa Onsen Ski Resort ©
Nozawa Onsen Ski Resort

Similar Plans

9 days in Japan BY A USER FROM INDIA November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 10 days in Japan BY A USER FROM INDIA November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 8 days in Japan BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 11 days in Japan BY A USER FROM INDIA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 11 days in Japan BY A USER FROM INDIA November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 9 days in Japan BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 10 days in Japan BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in Japan BY A USER FROM INDIA May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in Japan BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 10 days in Japan BY A USER FROM CHILE December, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Japan BY A USER FROM CHINA January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 10 days in Japan BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
See more plans