14 days in East Asia Itinerary

14 days in East Asia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Japan journey builder

Make it your trip
Fly
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Tokyo
— 2 nights
Train
2
Fuji
— 1 night
Drive
3
Nagoya
— 1 night
Train
4
Kyoto
— 3 nights
Drive
5
Osaka
— 2 nights
Train
6
Hiroshima
— 3 nights
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Tokyo

— 2 nights
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.
Tokyo is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, take in nature's colorful creations at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, take in the spiritual surroundings of Senso-ji Temple, and wander the streets of Akihabara.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Tokyo route planner.

Florence, Italy to Tokyo is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Traveling from Florence to Tokyo, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Tokyo when traveling from Florence in July, with lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can take a train to Fuji.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 13:

Fuji

— 1 night
Fuji is a city in eastern Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): stop by Tago no Tsuki Honten and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fujisan Hongu Sengen Taisha Shrine.

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Traveling by train from Tokyo to Fuji takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Tokyo in July: highs in Fuji hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Nagoya.

Things to do in Fuji

Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 13 — 14:
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Nagoya

— 1 night
Known nationally as an industrial heartland, Nagoya boasts a far more cosmopolitan and cultural core than its reputation would lead you to believe.
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Traveling by car from Fuji to Nagoya takes 3 hours. In July, daytime highs in Nagoya are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can take a train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Nagoya

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 14 — 15:

Kyoto

— 3 nights
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.
Kyoto is known for historic sites, shopping, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, take in the pleasant sights at Arashiyama, contemplate the long history of Sanjusangendo Temple, and make a trip to Kiyomizu-dera Temple.

To find photos and other tourist information, you can read our Kyoto trip planner.

Traveling by train from Nagoya to Kyoto takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Nagoya in July: highs in Kyoto hover around 37°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can drive to Osaka.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 18:

Osaka

— 2 nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): examine the collection at Osaka Shiritsu Toyo Toji Museum and then get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Japan. On your second day here, wander the streets of Dotombori District, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan, then steep yourself in history at Osaka Castle, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Kuchu Teien Observatory.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Osaka online tour planner.

You can drive from Kyoto to Osaka in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 18 — 20:

Hiroshima

— 3 nights

City of Peace

Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
On the 21st (Thu), explore the historical opulence of Hiroshima Castle, appreciate the history behind Memorial Tower to the Mobilized Students, then steep yourself in history at Atomic Bomb Dome, then take an in-depth tour of Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Daishoin Temple, then contemplate the long history of Itsukushima Shrine, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Hiroshima trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Osaka to Hiroshima takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In July in Hiroshima, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. On the 23rd (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 20 — 23: