19 days in Japan Itinerary

19 days in Japan Itinerary

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19 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Gold Coast
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Tokyo
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Kamakura
— Few hours
train + bus:  1​h
3
Hakone-machi
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Nakanojo-machi
— Few hours
Drive:  6​h 15​min
5
Kyoto
— 3 nights
train:  30​min
6
Nara
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
7
Kita
— 3 nights
train:  6​h 30​min
8
Hiroshima
— 3 nights
train:  4​h 15​min
9
Tokyo
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Gold Coast

2
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 Harajuku Takeshita-dori as well as The East Gardens of the Imperial Palace (Edo Castle Ruin). On the 13th (Tue), explore the historical opulence of The East Gardens of the Imperial Palace (Edo Castle Ruin), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Asakusa Shrine, and then shop like a local with Harajuku Takeshita-dori.

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Gold Coast, Australia to Tokyo is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Gold Coast to Tokyo is minus 1 hour. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Gold Coast in November: high temperatures in Tokyo hover around 19°C and lows are around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Kamakura.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
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Asakusa Shrine ©
Asakusa Shrine
Takeshita Street ©
Takeshita Street

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hours
Kamakura

Kamakura
The coastal town of Kamakura sits close to Tokyo, with the ancient settlement featuring a number of important historical and cultural sites.
To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Kamakura journey app .

You can drive from Tokyo to Kamakura in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Tokyo, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Kamakura, ranging from highs of 14°C to lows of 12°C. On the 14th (Wed), you'll travel to Hakone-machi.

Things to do in Kamakura

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hakone Ropeway.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Hakone-machi online trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Kamakura to Hakone-machi by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train. In November, daytime highs in Hakone-machi are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Hakone-machi

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
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Nakanojo-machi

Nakanojo-machi
You've now added Shima Onsen to your itinerary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Ikenami Shotaro Sanada Taiheki Kan, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nunobiki Kannon, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Ike no Taira Shitsugen.

For reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Nakanojo-machi online trip itinerary builder .

Drive from Tokyo to Nakanojo-machi in 4 hours. Traveling from Tokyo in November, expect Nakanojo-machi to be slightly colder, temps between 14°C and 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nakanojo-machi

Parks Nature Outdoors
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3
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.
On the 15th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Shimogamo Jinja. On your second day here, take some stellar pictures from Kiyomizu-dera Temple.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Kyoto trip planner .

Traveling by train from Hakone-machi to Kyoto takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. While traveling from Hakone-machi, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Kyoto, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 10°C. On the 17th (Sat), you're off toNara.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites
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Shimogamo Jinja ©
Shimogamo Jinja
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple

1
night
Nara

Nara ©
The country's first established capital, Nara houses some of the most storied buildings and natural attractions in Japan, with eight World Heritage Sites in total.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Todaiji Temple Cultural Center and then look for all kinds of wild species at Nara Park.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Nara tour planner .

Nara is just a short distance from Kyoto. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in November, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kita.

Things to do in Nara

Wildlife Parks Museums
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Nara Park ©
Nara Park
Todaiji Temple Cultural Center ©
Todaiji Temple Cultural Center

3
nights
Kita

Kita ©
A Kita holiday offers a great deal of varied attractions that cater to all kinds of modern urban explorers.
You've now added Universal Studios Japan to your itinerary.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Kita trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Nara to Kita in an hour. In November, daily temperatures in Kita can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Wed) to allow time for travel to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Kita

Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Osaka
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Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Osaka Castle ©
Osaka Castle

3
nights
Hiroshima

Hiroshima ©
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Itsukushima Shrine and Hiroshima Castle will appeal to history buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum and Senjokaku. Take a break from Hiroshima with a short trip to Yamaguchi Flower Land in Yanai, about 1h 25 min away.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Hiroshima trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Kita to Hiroshima takes 4.5 hours. In November in Hiroshima, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Hatsukaichi, Yamaguchi Flower Land
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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum ©
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Senjokaku ©
Senjokaku
Itsukushima Shrine ©
Itsukushima Shrine

4
nights
Tokyo

Tokyo ©
Your list of things to see and do now includes National Museum of Nature and Science, Tokyo Skytree, Gozabune Atakemaru (Samurai Cruises), and other attractions. Discover out-of-the-way places like Ryogoku Kokugikan and Sumida River. Explore Tokyo further: take in the spiritual surroundings of Senso-ji Temple and don't miss a visit to Shibuya Cat Street.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Tokyo holiday planning tool .

Do a combination of train and taxi from Hiroshima to Tokyo in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Theme Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Tokyo Disneyland, Ghibli Museum Mitaka
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Tokyo Disneyland ©
Tokyo Disneyland
Ghibli Museum Mitaka ©
Ghibli Museum Mitaka
Sensō-ji ©
Sensō-ji

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