60 days in Kanto Itinerary

60 days in Kanto Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Bhubaneswar
Fly:  17 h
1
Tokyo
— 14 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
2
Mito
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Nasu-machi
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Nikko
— 7 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Ashikaga
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Chichibu
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
7
Katashina-mura
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
8
Kusatsu-machi
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
9
Hakone-machi
— 7 nights
Train + Fly:  17 h
End: Bhubaneswar

14
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tokyo: Yokohama (Harbor View Park, Sankeien Gardens, &more), Kamakura (Hokokuji Temple (Takedera Temple), Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine, &more) and Ghibli Museum Mitaka (in Mitaka). The adventure continues: visit Odaiba, see the interesting displays at Edo-Tokyo Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Senso-ji Temple, and make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Tokyo day trip website.

Bhubaneswar, India to Tokyo is an approximately 17- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3.5 hours traveling from Bhubaneswar to Tokyo. When traveling from Bhubaneswar in November, plan for much colder days in Tokyo, with highs around 19°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Mito.

Things to do in Tokyo

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Yokohama, Kamakura, Urayasu, Ghibli Museum Mitaka
Find places to stay Nov 1 — 16:
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Odaiba ©
Odaiba
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower
Tokyo Skytree ©
Tokyo Skytree

5
nights
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Mito side-trips: Mashiko-machi (Higeta Aizome Kobo & Moegi Honten), Kasama (Ishikiri Sammyaku, Kasama Kogei no Oka, &more) and Sakuragawa (Oyama-ji Temple Tomiya Kannon & Tsukuba Rinrin Road). The adventure continues: let little ones run wild at Hitachi Seaside Park, appreciate the extensive heritage of Semba Boadwalk, take in nature's colorful creations at Tsukuba Botanical Garden, and learn about all things military at Yokaren Memorial Hall.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Mito travel route site.

Getting from Tokyo to Mito by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Tokyo in November, plan for little chillier nights in Mito, with lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Nasu-machi.

Things to do in Mito

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kasama, Oarai-machi, Tsukuba, Mashiko-machi, Sakuragawa
Find places to stay Nov 16 — 21:
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Hitachi Seaside Park ©
Hitachi Seaside Park
Honda Collection Hall ©
Honda Collection Hall
Aqua World Ibaraki Prefectural Oarai Aquarium ©
Aqua World Ibaraki Prefectural Oarai Aquarium

5
nights
Nasu-machi

Nasu-machi ©
The highland resort town of Nasu-machi brings in visitors with its natural sights and thoughtfully developed tourism infrastructure.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nasu-machi: Forespa Daigo (in Daigo-machi), Otawara (Nasunogahara Farm & Nakagawa Aquatic Park) and Nasushiobara (N's Yard, Ryushun Fall, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Nasu, hike along Nasu Nature Study Paths, walk around Nasu Heisei no Mori, and take in the pleasant sights at Yahata Park.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Nasu-machi vacation planner.

You can drive from Mito to Nasu-machi in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Mito in November: highs in Nasu-machi hover around 13°C, while lows dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to drive to Nikko.

Things to do in Nasu-machi

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Nasushiobara, Otawara, Forespa Daigo, Iwamura Kazuo Picture-Book Hill Museum
Find places to stay Nov 21 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Nasu Heisei no Mori ©
Nasu Heisei no Mori
Mt. Nasu ©
Mt. Nasu
Fujishiro Seiji Museum ©
Fujishiro Seiji Museum

7
nights
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.
Explore Nikko's surroundings by going to Utsunomiya (Oya History Museum & Oya temple) and Kohoen Park (in Kanuma). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Nikko Tosho-gu, snap pictures at Shinkyo Bridge, stroll through Kirifuri Highlands Kisuge Plain, and steep yourself in history at Taiyuimbyo Shrine.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Nikko itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Nasu-machi to Nikko by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Traveling from Nasu-machi in November, Nikko is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Ashikaga.

Things to do in Nikko

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Utsunomiya, Kohoen Park
Find places to stay Nov 26 — Dec 3:
Highlights from your plan
Nikko Tamozawa Imperial Villa Memorial Park ©
Nikko Tamozawa Imperial Villa Memorial Park
Nikko Tosho-gu ©
Nikko Tosho-gu
Kegon Falls ©
Kegon Falls

6
nights
Ashikaga

Ashikaga ©
Ashikaga is a city located in Tochigi Prefecture, in the northern Kantō region of Japan. Explore Ashikaga's surroundings by going to Shimotsurenga Manufacturing Company Rengagama (in Nogi-machi), Kiryugaoka Zoo (in Kiryu) and Koga (Koga City Minkaen, Takami Senseki Memorial Museum, &more). There's much more to do: find something for the whole family at Gunma Children's Land, take in the spiritual surroundings of Banna-ji Temple Hondo, walk around Hana no Oasis, and make a trip to Kammuri Inari Shrine.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Ashikaga trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Nikko to Ashikaga takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in December, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Chichibu.

Things to do in Ashikaga

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Koga, Midori, Maebashi, Gyoda, Sano
Find places to stay Dec 3 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Kiryugaoka Zoo ©
Kiryugaoka Zoo
Kesakake Bridge ©
Kesakake Bridge
Menuma Shodenzan Kangi-in ©
Menuma Shodenzan Kangi-in

6
nights
Chichibu

Chichibu ©
A little rural reprieve not far from the capital, the city of Chichibu draws visitors with its vibrant landscape and pleasant, low-key urban attractions.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chichibu: Mt. Kumotori (in Okutama-machi), Tyosenji Temple (in Honjo) and Yamaki Brewery (in Kamikawa-machi). There's much more to do: get outside with Semi no Keikoku, take in the awesome beauty at Usui Pass, make a trip to Ashigakubo no Hyochu, and trek along Rock Garden.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Chichibu itinerary tool.

Getting from Ashikaga to Chichibu by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from Ashikaga in December, Chichibu is little chillier at night with lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Katashina-mura.

Things to do in Chichibu

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Ome, Akiruno, Annaka, Yokoze-machi, Ogano-machi
Find places to stay Dec 9 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Mt. Myogi ©
Mt. Myogi
Usui Pass ©
Usui Pass
Mt. Kumotori ©
Mt. Kumotori

2
nights
Katashina-mura

Katashina-mura ©
On the 16th (Wed), admire the natural beauty at Oze Plant Research Specimen Garden, then go for a walk through Ozegahara, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Tenku no Ashiyu. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Akagi-yama, see human ingenuity at work at Sonohara Dam, sample the tasty concoctions at Otone Breweries, then make a trip to Hocchi no Higan Cherry Blossoms, then make a trip to Tennozakura, and finally don't miss a visit to Shigehachi.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Katashina-mura itinerary planner.

You can drive from Chichibu to Katashina-mura in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Chichibu in December, expect a bit warmer with lows of 8°C in Katashina-mura. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can go by car to Kusatsu-machi.

Things to do in Katashina-mura

Parks Breweries & Distilleries Nature

Side Trips

Numata, Akagi-yama
Find places to stay Dec 15 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Akagi-yama ©
Akagi-yama
Ozegahara ©
Ozegahara

5
nights
Kusatsu-machi

Kusatsu-machi ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Kusatsu-machi: Minakami-machi (Doai Station, River Rafting & Tubing, &more), Shibukawa (Hosui-ji Temple & Taru no Kanko Strawberry Park) and Haruna Shrine (in Takasaki).

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Kusatsu-machi route planner.

You can drive from Katashina-mura to Kusatsu-machi in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Katashina-mura in December, expect Kusatsu-machi to be slightly colder, temps between 7°C and 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Hakone-machi.

Things to do in Kusatsu-machi

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Minakami-machi, Shibukawa, Gunma Astronomical Observatory, Haruna Shrine, Japan's Highest National Highway Point
Find places to stay Dec 17 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Yubatake ©
Yubatake
River Rafting & Tubing
Doai Station ©
Doai Station

7
nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hakone-machi: Odawara (Odawara Kokian, Odawara Castle Tenshukaku, &more), Inoue Sake Brewery (in Oi-machi) and Saimyoji Temple Historic Park (in Matsuda-machi). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at The Hakone Open-Air Museum, take some stellar pictures from Hakone Ropeway, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Ashi (Ashinoko), and make a trip to Owaku-dani Valley.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Hakone-machi trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Kusatsu-machi to Hakone-machi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Kusatsu-machi in December, plan for a bit warmer nights in Hakone-machi, with lows around 5°C. On the 29th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hakone-machi

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Odawara, Isehara, Mazda Sky Lounge, Daiyuzan Saijoji Temple (Doryoson), Inoue Sake Brewery
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
The Hakone Open-Air Museum ©
The Hakone Open-Air Museum
Lake Ashi (Ashinoko) ©
Lake Ashi (Ashinoko)
Hakone Ropeway ©
Hakone Ropeway