14 days in Japan Itinerary

14 days in Japan Itinerary

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Hiroshima
— 2 nights
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Osaka
— 3 nights
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Kyoto
— 3 nights
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Kanazawa
— 1 night
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Tokyo
— 3 nights

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Hiroshima

Hiroshima ©

City of Peace

Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon): get interesting insight from Tours, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Itsukushima Shrine, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Senjokaku.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Hiroshima driving holiday website.

Aspen, USA to Hiroshima is an approximately 22-hour flight. You'll lose 16 hours traveling from Aspen to Hiroshima due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Aspen, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Hiroshima, ranging from highs of 50°F to lows of 37°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Osaka.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Side Trip

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World heritage site
Itsukushima Shrine
4.7
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Historic Site
Atomic Bomb Dome
4.7

3
nights
Osaka

Osaka ©
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Nankinmachi (Kobe Chinatown) (in Kobe) and Himeji (Koko-en & Himeji Castle). The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Japan, stop by Dotombori District, steep yourself in history at Osaka Castle, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan.

For photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Osaka trip maker site.

You can take a train from Hiroshima to Osaka in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 49°F in February, and nighttime lows around 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to drive to Kyoto.

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Castle
Osaka Castle
4.0
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World heritage site
Himeji Castle
4.5

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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.
Kyoto is known for historic sites, shopping, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Kiyomizu-dera Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, admire the landmark architecture of Chion-in Temple Sammon, and examine the collection at Kyoto International Manga Museum.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Kyoto online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Osaka to Kyoto takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February in Kyoto, expect temperatures between 49°F during the day and 35°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Kanazawa.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
Find places to stay Feb 26 — Mar 1:
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World heritage site
Nijo Castle
4.3

1
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Kanazawa

Kanazawa ©
An old castle town largely unspoiled during World War II, Kanazawa features well-preserved architecture spread across a range of districts.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): contemplate the long history of Nomura Family Samurai House, make a trip to Kanazawa Station, don't miss a visit to Omicho Market, examine the collection at Ishikawa Prefectural Museum for Traditional Products and Crafts, then walk around Kenrokuen Garden, and finally admire the masterpieces at 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Kanazawa travel route builder app.

You can drive from Kyoto to Kanazawa in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Kyoto in March, you will find days in Kanazawa are a bit cooler (52°F), and nights are about the same (37°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kanazawa

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
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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, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, admire the landmark architecture of Tokyo Tower, indulge in some personalized pampering at ARONA SPA, and explore the world behind art at Tokyo National Museum.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Tokyo online day trip planner.

Take a train from Kanazawa to Tokyo in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Kanazawa in March: high temperatures in Tokyo hover around 58°F and lows are around 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Spas
Find places to stay Mar 2 — 5:
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Architectural Building
Tokyo Tower
4.2

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