25 days in Kanto Itinerary

25 days in Kanto Itinerary

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25 days in Kanto Itinerary

Start: Surabaya
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
Tokyo
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Tsukuba
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Nikko
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Kusatsu-machi
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Hakone-machi
— 5 nights
Fly:  12​h
End: Surabaya

5
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.
Take a break from Tokyo with a short trip to Tokyo DisneySea in Urayasu, about 30 minutes away. Have a day of magic on the 27th (Wed) at Tokyo Disneyland. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, take an in-depth tour of Tokyo National Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Tokyo Tower, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Senso-ji Temple.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Tokyo journey planner.

Surabaya, Indonesia to Tokyo is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from West Indonesia Time (WIB) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is 2 hours. Traveling from Surabaya in February, expect Tokyo to be much colder, temps between 12°C and 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to Tsukuba.

Things to do in Tokyo

Theme Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trips

Urayasu, Sumidagawa River Terrace
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Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden

4
nights
Tsukuba

Tsukuba ©
Situated just north of the country's capital, Tsukuba holds an established reputation as a thriving center for science research and education, earning the title "Japan's Science City." Originally planned in the 1960s as a spillover city of Tokyo and leading center for science, today Tsukuba attracts budding scientists from across the globe, all keen to see its innovative space centers, expos, and museums.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tsukuba: Narita (Naritasan Park, Naritasan Shinsho-ji Temple Issaikyodo, & more), Sagawa Library (in Mito) and Sanuma Sunbeach (in Shimotsuma). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Hase Kannon, contemplate the long history of Shimotsurenga Manufacturing Company Rengagama, and make a trip to Oyama-ji Temple Tomiya Kannon.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Tsukuba trip planner .

Traveling by car from Tokyo to Tsukuba takes 1.5 hours. When traveling from Tokyo in March, plan for slightly colder days in Tsukuba, with highs around 12°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Nikko.

Things to do in Tsukuba

Theme Parks Historic Sites Golf

Side Trips

Narita, Sanuma Sunbeach, Sagawa Library, Shimotsurenga Manufacturing Company Rengagama, Oyama-ji Temple Tomiya Kannon
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Sanuma Sunbeach ©
Sanuma Sunbeach
Naritasan Shinsho-ji Temple ©
Naritasan Shinsho-ji Temple
Naritasan Omote Sando ©
Naritasan Omote Sando

5
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 Ashikaga Flower Park (in Ashikaga), Shojinsawa Spring Group (in Shioya-machi) and Kinu Green Park (in Takanezawa-machi). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nikko Tosho-gu, admire the sheer force of Kegon Falls, contemplate the long history of Taiyuimbyo Shrine, and meet the residents at Sakana to Mori no Kansatsuen.

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Drive from Tsukuba to Nikko in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in March, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kusatsu-machi.

Things to do in Nikko

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sano Tourist Farm Agritown, Ashikaga Flower Park, Shojinsawa Spring Group, Kinu Green Park
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Nikko National Park ©
Nikko National Park
Nikko Tosho-gu ©
Nikko Tosho-gu

4
nights
Kusatsu-machi

Kusatsu-machi ©
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kusatsu-machi: Taru no Kanko Strawberry Park (in Shibukawa) and Minakami-machi (MTB Japan Adventure Tours & Tanigawadaketenjindaira Ski Area).

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Kusatsu-machi tour itinerary app .

Drive from Nikko to Kusatsu-machi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Nikko in March, expect slightly colder with lows of 3°C in Kusatsu-machi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Hakone-machi.

Things to do in Kusatsu-machi

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Minakami-machi, Taru no Kanko Strawberry Park
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Yubatake ©
Yubatake
Yugama ©
Yugama

5
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: Ruins of Tsukui Castle (in Sagamihara), Nakatsu River (in Chichibu) and Hikichigawa Shinsui Park (in Fujisawa). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at The Hakone Open-Air Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Ashi (Ashinoko), take an in-depth tour of Hakone Sekisho and Hakone Sekisho Museum, and take some stellar pictures from Hakone Ropeway.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Hakone-machi trip builder app .

Getting from Kusatsu-machi to Hakone-machi by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Kusatsu-machi in March, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Hakone-machi, with lows around 7°C. On the 19th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hakone-machi

Museums Historic Sites Baths

Side Trips

Nakatsu River, Rokusho Shrine, Daiyuzan Saijoji Temple (Doryoson), Hikichigawa Shinsui Park, Ruins of Tsukui Castle
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The Hakone Open-Air Museum ©
The Hakone Open-Air Museum
Lake Ashi (Ashinoko) ©
Lake Ashi (Ashinoko)
Owaku-dani Valley ©
Owaku-dani Valley