13 days in Japan Itinerary

13 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

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. On the 26th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: discover the magic at Tokyo Disneyland.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Urayasu planner.

If you are flying in from Malaysia, the closest major aiports are Tokyo Haneda International Airport, Narita International Airport and Hyakuri Airport. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in November, and nighttime lows around 14°C. You'll set off for Tokyo on the 28th (Thu).

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. Kids will appreciate attractions like Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden and Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, admire the landmark architecture of Tokyo Tower, pause for some photo ops at Hachiko, and enjoy breathtaking views from Tokyo Skytree.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Tokyo trip builder app.

Tokyo is very close to Urayasu. Traveling from Urayasu in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Tokyo, with lows of 11°C. 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 ©
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. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): don't miss a visit to Mt. Fuji 5th Station, then go for a walk through Kojiri Pass, and then make a trip to Owaku-dani Valley. On the 2nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: meet the residents at Hakoneen Aquarium, trek along Hakone Stone‐paved Road, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hakone Shrine / Kuzuryu Shrine Singu, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Ashi (Ashinoko), then visit Sengokuhara, and finally steep yourself in history at Hakone Sekisho and Hakone Sekisho Museum.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Hakone-machi travel route tool.

You can do a combination of train and bus from Tokyo to Hakone-machi in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Tokyo in December, expect nights in Hakone-machi to be about the same, around 5°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Hakone-machi

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

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

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 Dotombori. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sanjusangendo Temple, stop by Fuuka-Kimono, and explore the historical opulence of Osaka Castle.

To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Kyoto trip maker.

Take a train from Hakone-machi to Kyoto in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and tram. 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 Neighborhoods Wildlife

Side Trips

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

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