13 days in Japan Itinerary

13 days in Japan Itinerary

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13 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Urayasu
1
Urayasu
— 3 nights
subway:  30​min
2
Tokyo
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Hakone-machi
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
4
Kyoto
— 5 nights
train:  30​min
End: Osaka

3
nights
Urayasu

Urayasu ©
A city lying on Tokyo Bay, Urayasu used to stand separate from the giant metropolis next door, but now, even though it belongs to another prefecture, it seems part of the capital.
Tokyo Disneyland has been added to your itinerary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Tue): discover the magic at Tokyo Disneyland.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Urayasu tour planner.

If you are flying in from Malaysia, the closest major airports are Tokyo Haneda International Airport, Narita International Airport and Hyakuri Airport. November in Urayasu sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 14°C at night. On the 28th (Thu), you'll travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Urayasu

Theme Parks
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Tokyo Disneyland ©
Tokyo Disneyland
Tokyo DisneySea ©
Tokyo DisneySea

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Akihabara as well as Takeshita Street. Bring the kids along to Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings and Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, pause for some photo ops at Hachiko, get your game on at Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou, and admire the landmark architecture of Tokyo Skytree.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Tokyo itinerary planner .

Tokyo is just a stone's throw from Urayasu. Traveling from Urayasu in November, expect a bit cooler with lows of 11°C in Tokyo. On the 1st (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Hakone-machi.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Shopping Parks
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Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou ©
Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings ©

1
night
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Owaku-dani Valley as well as Mt. Fuji 5th Station. On the 1st (Sun), don't miss a visit to Mt. Fuji 5th Station, head outdoors with Kojiri Pass, and then make a trip to Owaku-dani Valley. On the 2nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: observe the fascinating underwater world at Hakoneen Aquarium, trek along Hakone Stone‐paved Road, contemplate the long history of Hakone Shrine / Kuzuryu Shrine Singu, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Ashi (Ashinoko), and finally get engrossed in the history at Hakone Sekisho and Hakone Sekisho Museum.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Hakone-machi online tour itinerary maker .

You can do a combination of train and bus from Tokyo to Hakone-machi in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Tokyo, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Hakone-machi, ranging from highs of 8°C to lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Hakone-machi

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Mt. Fuji 5th Station
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Hakone Stone‐paved Road ©
Hakone Stone‐paved Road
Lake Ashi (Ashinoko) ©
Lake Ashi (Ashinoko)
Sengokuhara ©
Sengokuhara

5
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Nara Park, Todai-ji Temple and Dotonbori. Change things up with a short trip to Osaka Castle in Osaka (about 1h 10 min away). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, take in the pleasant sights at Arashiyama, step into the grandiose world of Nijo Castle, and steep yourself in history at Sanjusangendo Temple.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Kyoto attractions planning website .

You can take a train from Hakone-machi to Kyoto in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and train. While traveling from Hakone-machi, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Kyoto, ranging from highs of 13°C to lows of 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can take a train back home.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Nara, Osaka
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Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Nara Park ©
Nara Park
Fuuka-Kimono ©
Fuuka-Kimono

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