15 days in Japan Itinerary

15 days in Japan Itinerary

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Tokyo
— 6 nights
2
Tsumagoi-mura
— 1 night
3
Kyoto
— 6 nights

6
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.
Have a day of magic on the 25th (Sat) at Tokyo Disneyland. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, appreciate the extensive heritage of Imperial Palace, admire the striking features of Tokyo Skytree, and get engrossed in the history at Edo-Tokyo Museum.

For traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Tokyo online trip maker.

San Francisco, USA to Tokyo is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Japan Standard Time is 17 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Tokyo: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Tsumagoi-mura.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Theme Parks Parks

Side Trip

Tokyo Disneyland
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Odaiba District ©
Odaiba District
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower

1
night
Tsumagoi-mura

Tsumagoi-mura ©
On the 27th (Mon), take in the pleasant sights at Onioshidashi Volcanic Park, get in on the family fun at Karuizawa Toy Kingdom, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Karuizawa Shirakaba Highlands Chapel.

For where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Tsumagoi-mura trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Tokyo to Tsumagoi-mura by car takes about 3.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Tsumagoi-mura can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tsumagoi-mura

Theme Parks Historic Sites
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Karuizawa Toy Kingdom ©
Karuizawa Toy Kingdom
Onioshidashi Volcanic Park ©
Onioshidashi Volcanic Park

6
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kyoto: Dotombori District (in Dotombori), Osaka (Universal Studios Japan & Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan) and Nara (Nara Park, Daibutsuden, &more). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, step into the grandiose world of Osaka Castle, take a stroll through Gion, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kinkaku-ji.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Kyoto online trip builder.

Drive from Tsumagoi-mura to Kyoto in 6.5 hours. May in Kyoto sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Theme Parks

Side Trips

Osaka, Nara
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Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

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