14 days in Japan Itinerary

14 days in Japan Itinerary

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Hiroshima
— 2 nights
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Himeji
— 1 night
3
Osaka
— 2 nights
4
Kyoto
— 3 nights
5
Kanazawa
— 1 night
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Tokyo
— 4 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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Hiroshima Castle, contemplate the long history of Atomic Bomb Dome, then get engrossed in the history at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then head off the coast to Miyajima.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Hiroshima trip planner.

Moscow, Russia to Hiroshima is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Moscow to Hiroshima is 6 hours. In October, Hiroshima is much warmer than Moscow - with highs of 26°C and lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can take a train to Himeji.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

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World heritage site
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima
4.7
Island
Miyajima
4.8

1
night
Himeji

Himeji ©
The castle around which the city of Himeji has developed represents one of the best preserved in the country, and has been designated as a national treasure and a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Koko-en, take in the pleasant sights at Himeji Castle, then don't miss a visit to Shoshazan Engyoji, and finally contemplate the long history of Yoneda Taishiji Temple.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Himeji day trip planning app.

Traveling by train from Hiroshima to Himeji takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in October, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Osaka.

Things to do in Himeji

Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

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World heritage site
Himeji Castle
4.5
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Garden
Koko-en
4.4
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Landmark
Shoshazan Engyoji
4.8

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): get a taste of the local shopping with Dotombori District and then get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Japan. On the 30th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Osaka Castle, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan, and then hit the best photo ops around with Photoguider-Japan.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Osaka trip planner.

Getting from Himeji to Osaka by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Himeji in October, plan for slightly colder nights in Osaka, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Kyoto.

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks · Tours · Historic Sites · Parks
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Castle
Osaka Castle
4.0
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Neighborhood
Dotombori District
4.0

3
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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, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sanjusangendo Temple, take in the pleasant sights at Arashiyama, and look for gifts at Musubi Kyoto.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Kyoto trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Osaka to Kyoto takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October in Kyoto, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Kanazawa.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping
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World heritage site
Nijo Castle
4.3

1
night
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 3rd (Tue): don't miss a visit to Kenrokuen no Yukizuri, take in nature's colorful creations at Kenrokuen Garden, explore the activities along Kenrokuen Kasumiga-ike Pond, wander the streets of Higashichaya Old Town, then don't miss a visit to Omicho Market, and finally steep yourself in history at Nomura Family Samurai House.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Kanazawa trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Kyoto to Kanazawa takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kanazawa

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Garden
Kenrokuen Garden
4.5
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Neighborhood
Higashichaya Old Town
3.9

4
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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: don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, get the adrenaline pumping with Street Kart Tour Akihabara #1 by Go-Kart, get a sense of history and politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, and explore the world behind art at Tokyo National Museum.

To see reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Tokyo online tour itinerary planner.

Take a train from Kanazawa to Tokyo in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

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Architectural Building
Tokyo Tower
4.2

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