10 days in Kanto Itinerary

10 days in Kanto Itinerary

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Tokyo
— 1 night
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Mito
— 1 night
3
Nikko
— 2 nights
4
Naganohara-machi
— 2 nights
5
Yokohama
— 1 night
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Hakone-machi
— 2 nights

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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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Tokyo trip planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Tokyo Haneda International Airport, Narita International Airport and Ibaraki Airport / JASDF Hyakuri Air Base. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in September, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Mito.
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Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine

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Mito

Mito ©
Quaint and historic, Mito serves as the capital of Ibaraki Prefecture, once a castle town and stronghold for the Edo-period Mito clan.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): browse the collection at Sagawa Library, then stroll around Mito City Forest Park, then stroll around Kairakuen Park, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Semba Boadwalk.

To find ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Mito road trip planning tool.

Traveling by train from Tokyo to Mito takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Tokyo in September, Mito is a bit cooler at night with lows of 64°F. On the 25th (Fri), you'll travel to Nikko.

Things to do in Mito

Parks · Historic Sites
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Mito City Forest Park ©
Mito City Forest Park
Semba Boadwalk ©
Semba Boadwalk
Kairakuen Park
Kairakuen Park

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Nikko

Nikko ©
A gateway to a sprawling and diverse national park, a center of Shinto spiritualism and place of Buddhist worship, an emblem of the riches and dominance of the Tokugawa shogunate: Nikko means many things to many people.
On the 25th (Fri), take in the views from Shinkyo Bridge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Nikko Tosho-gu, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Taiyuimbyo Shrine. On the 26th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Kanaya Hotel History House, explore the striking landscape of Nikko National Park, then take in the dramatic scenery at Ryuzu Waterfall, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Sainoko Lake.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Nikko trip builder site.

Traveling by train from Mito to Nikko takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Nikko when traveling from Mito in September, with lows around 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Naganohara-machi.

Things to do in Nikko

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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Nikko National Park ©
Nikko National Park
Ryuzu Waterfall ©
Ryuzu Waterfall
Taiyuimbyo Shrine ©
Taiyuimbyo Shrine

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Naganohara-machi

Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): tee off at Taiheiyo Club Karuizawa Resort and then take in the dramatic natural features at Takamine Kogen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: experience rural life at Ishida Kanko Farm, admire the sheer force of Asama Otaki Fall, then see human ingenuity at work at Yamba Dam, and finally soak in some Japanese tradition at some of the top local onsens.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Naganohara-machi day trip planning website.

Take a train from Nikko to Naganohara-machi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Nikko in September, expect little chillier with lows of 64°F in Naganohara-machi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Yokohama.

Things to do in Naganohara-machi

Outdoors · Golf · Parks · Spas

Side Trip

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Onsen Resorts

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Yokohama

Yokohama ©
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 29th (Tue), examine the collection at Memorial Warships Mikasa, then learn the secrets of production at Kirin Beer Yokohama Factory, then see the interesting displays at Japan Coast Guard Museum Yokohama, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Kishamichi Promenade.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Yokohama road trip website.

You can take a train from Naganohara-machi to Yokohama in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Yokohama when traveling from Naganohara-machi in September, with lows around 70°F. You will leave for Hakone-machi on the 30th (Wed).

Things to do in Yokohama

Side Trip

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Memorial Warships Mikasa ©
Memorial Warships Mikasa
Kirin Beer Yokohama Factory ©
Kirin Beer Yokohama Factory
Kishamichi Promenade ©
Kishamichi Promenade

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Hakone-machi

Hakone-machi ©
Sitting at the foot of Mount Fuji, Hakone-machi has become a popular retreat from Tokyo for locals and tourists alike.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Lalique Museum Hakone and Sotoura Beach. Take a break from Hakone-machi with a short trip to Fujisan Hongu Sengen Taisha Shrine in Fujinomiya, about 1 hour away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at The Hakone Open-Air Museum, don't miss a visit to Cedar Trees of Hakone Old Road, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Ashi (Ashinoko).

Discover how to plan a Hakone-machi trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can take a train from Yokohama to Hakone-machi in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of subway, train, and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Yokohama, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Hakone-machi, ranging from highs of 70°F to lows of 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hakone-machi

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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The Hakone Open-Air Museum ©
The Hakone Open-Air Museum
Lalique Museum Hakone ©
Lalique Museum Hakone
Okada Museum of Art ©
Okada Museum of Art