16 days in Japan Itinerary

16 days in Japan Itinerary

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16 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Vijayawada
Fly:  22​h 15​min
1
Tokyo
— 4 nights
train:  3​h 15​min
2
Osaka
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Hiroshima
— 3 nights
+2
train + subway + Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Ishigaki
— 4 nights
Fly:  20​h 15​min
End: Vijayawada

4
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings. Go for a jaunt from Tokyo to Maihama to see Tokyo DisneySea about 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Senso-ji Temple, see the interesting displays at Edo-Tokyo Museum, and get your game on at Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou.

To see reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Tokyo trip itinerary maker .

Vijayawada, India to Tokyo is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Vijayawada to Tokyo is 3 hours. Traveling from Vijayawada in November, expect Tokyo to be cooler, temps between 19°C and 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Osaka.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Urayasu
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Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou ©
Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou
Tokyo Disneyland ©
Tokyo Disneyland
Tokyo DisneySea ©
Tokyo DisneySea

3
nights
Osaka

Osaka ©
Proud of their hometown's distinct culture and dialect, many natives of Osaka describe their city as "Japan's anti-capital." An antidote to Tokyo's hectic energy, Osaka marches to the beat of its own drum, serving as the country's longtime commercial and industrial hub.
Family-friendly places like Universal Studios Japan and Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Osaka: Kiyomizu-dera Temple (in Higashiyama), Kinkaku-ji (in Kyoto) and Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine (in Fushimi). There's more to do: explore the historical opulence of Nijo Castle and wander the streets of Dotonbori.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Osaka trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Tokyo to Osaka by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In November, daytime highs in Osaka are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Osaka

Historic Sites Theme Parks Parks

Side Trip

Kyoto
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Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan ©
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple

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.
Explore Hiroshima's surroundings by going to Hatsukaichi (Itsukushima Shrine, Miyajima, & more) and Mt. Misen (in Miyajima). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, contemplate the long history of Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima, step into the grandiose world of Hiroshima Castle, and pause for some photo ops at Peace Bell.

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Traveling by train from Osaka to Hiroshima takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in November, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Ishigaki.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Hatsukaichi
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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum ©
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Miyajima ©
Miyajima
Mt. Misen ©
Mt. Misen

4
nights
Ishigaki

Ishigaki, the most populous island in the chain, features the country's southernmost city and acts as a transport hub for exploring the landmasses that surround.
Kids will enjoy Kayaking & Canoeing and Yonehara Beach. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Kabira Bay, take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Nosoko, head outdoors with Yarabudake, and visit a coastal fixture at Cape Hirakubozaki.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Ishigaki attractions planner.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Hiroshima to Ishigaki takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. When traveling from Hiroshima in November, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Ishigaki: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ishigaki

Outdoors Parks Adventure
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Kabira Bay ©
Kabira Bay
Kayaking & Canoeing

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