23 days in Japan Itinerary

23 days in Japan Itinerary

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23 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Montreal
Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Tokyo
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Hakone-machi
— 1 day
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Tokyo
— 1 night
train:  2​h 45​min
4
Kyoto
— 3 nights
train:  45​min
5
Nara
— 1 day
train:  45​min
6
Kyoto
— 1 night
train:  30​min
7
Osaka
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
8
Koya-cho
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
9
Osaka
— Few hours
train:  1​h 15​min
10
Himeji
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
11
Hiroshima
— 3 nights
train:  4​h 15​min
12
Tokyo
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
13
Fuji
— Few hours
train:  1​h 30​min
14
Tokyo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
15
Yokohama
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h
16
Tokyo
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
17
Kamakura
— 1 day
train:  1​h 30​min
18
Tokyo
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Montreal

3
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.
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Montreal, Canada to Tokyo is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 14 hours traveling from Montreal to Tokyo due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Montreal in April, expect Tokyo to be somewhat warmer, temps between 22°C and 12°C. You will leave for Hakone-machi on the 27th (Mon).

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 24 — 27:

1
day
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.
Plan my trip to Hakone-machi with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

You can take a train from Tokyo to Hakone-machi in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Tokyo in April: highs in Hakone-machi hover around 15°C, while lows dip to 13°C. On the 27th (Mon), you'll travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Hakone-machi

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 27 — 28:

1
night
Tokyo

Tokyo
To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Tokyo day trip app .

You can take a train from Hakone-machi to Tokyo in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Hakone-machi in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Tokyo, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. On the 28th (Tue), you're off toKyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 27 — 28:

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.
To see more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Kyoto sightseeing planner.

Traveling by train from Tokyo to Kyoto takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In April in Kyoto, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. You will leave for Nara on the 1st (Fri).

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 28 — May 1:

1
day
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.
To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Nara trip builder .

You can take a train from Kyoto to Nara in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway and train. Traveling from Kyoto in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Nara, with lows of 22°C. You will leave for Kyoto on the 1st (Fri).

Things to do in Nara

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Find places to stay May 1 — 2:

1
night
Kyoto

Kyoto
For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Kyoto trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by train from Nara to Kyoto takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and subway. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Nara in May since evenings lows in Kyoto dip to 17°C. On the 2nd (Sat), you'll travel to Osaka.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
Find places to stay May 1 — 2:

2
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.
To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Osaka trip itinerary planner.

Osaka is very close to Kyoto. In May, daily temperatures in Osaka can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. You will leave for Koya-cho on the 4th (Mon).

Things to do in Osaka

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
Find places to stay May 2 — 4:

1
night
Koya-cho

Koya-cho
To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Koya-cho trip planner .

You can take a train from Osaka to Koya-cho in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In May in Koya-cho, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 19°C at night. On the 5th (Tue), you'll travel to Osaka.

Things to do in Koya-cho

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Find places to stay May 4 — 5:

few
hours
Osaka

Osaka
To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Osaka travel route planner.

Take a train from Koya-cho to Osaka in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. On the 5th (Tue), you'll travel to Himeji.

Things to do in Osaka

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
Find places to stay May 5 — 6:

2
nights
Himeji

Himeji
The castle around which the city of Himeji has developed represents one of the best preserved in the country, and has been designated as a national treasure and a World Heritage Site.
For traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Himeji trip maker app .

Traveling by train from Osaka to Himeji takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Osaka in May, expect nights in Himeji to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 25°C. You will leave for Hiroshima on the 7th (Thu).

Things to do in Himeji

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Find places to stay May 5 — 7:

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.
To find reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Hiroshima holiday planning site .

Getting from Himeji to Hiroshima by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 18°C. On the 10th (Sun), you're off toTokyo.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
Find places to stay May 7 — 10:

1
night
Tokyo

Tokyo
To find traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Tokyo journey builder app .

Getting from Hiroshima to Tokyo by train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. You will leave for Fuji on the 11th (Mon).

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
Find places to stay May 10 — 11:

few
hours
Fuji

Fuji
Fuji is a city in eastern Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan. To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Fuji online sightseeing planner .

Take a train from Tokyo to Fuji in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Tokyo in May, expect nights in Fuji to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are slightly colder, around 24°C. On the 11th (Mon), you're off toTokyo.

Things to do in Fuji

Parks Outdoors Nature
Find places to stay May 11 — 12:

1
night
Tokyo

Tokyo
Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Tokyo fast, fun, and easy.

You can take a train from Fuji to Tokyo in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Fuji in May, expect nights in Tokyo to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 28°C. You'll set off for Yokohama on the 12th (Tue).

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
Find places to stay May 11 — 12:

1
day
Yokohama

Yokohama
Once a small fishing town, Yokohama was one of the first ports to welcome foreign trade in the 19th century, after which it grew into Japan's second largest city and a bustling metropolis.
For ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Yokohama route maker site .

You can drive from Tokyo to Yokohama in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Yokohama are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. On the 12th (Tue), you'll travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Yokohama

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
Find places to stay May 12 — 13:

1
night
Tokyo

Tokyo
For maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Tokyo holiday builder .

Traveling by car from Yokohama to Tokyo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. You'll set off for Kamakura on the 13th (Wed).

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
Find places to stay May 12 — 13:

1
day
Kamakura

Kamakura
The coastal town of Kamakura sits close to Tokyo, with the ancient settlement featuring a number of important historical and cultural sites.
For photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Kamakura trip site .

You can take a train from Tokyo to Kamakura in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Tokyo in May, expect nights in Kamakura to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are little chillier, around 22°C. You'll set off for Tokyo on the 13th (Wed).

Things to do in Kamakura

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
Find places to stay May 13 — 14:

2
nights
Tokyo

Tokyo
For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Tokyo travel itinerary planner .

Getting from Kamakura to Tokyo by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Kamakura in May: highs in Tokyo hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 19°C. You will leave for home on the 15th (Fri).

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
Find places to stay May 13 — 15:

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