14 days in Japan Itinerary

14 days in Japan Itinerary

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14 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Bogota
Fly:  12 h
1
Tokyo
— 4 nights
Train:  4 h
2
Hiroshima
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Kyoto
— 1 night
Train:  45 min
4
Nara
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
5
Fuji
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
6
Osaka
— 1 night
Train:  3 h 15 min
7
Tokyo
— 1 night
Fly:  26 h
End: Bogota

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.
Tokyo is known for historic sites, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, explore the world behind art at Tokyo National Museum, see the interesting displays at Edo-Tokyo Museum, and get a sense of history and politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Tokyo trip website.

Bogota, Colombia to Tokyo is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Bogota to Tokyo is 14 hours. In April, daytime highs in Tokyo are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can take a train to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou ©
Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine

1
night
Hiroshima

Hiroshima ©
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, don't miss a visit to Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima, and then steep yourself in history at Atomic Bomb Dome.

Start your trip to Hiroshima by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by train from Tokyo to Hiroshima takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Hiroshima can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Museums Historic Sites
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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum ©
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima ©
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima
Atomic Bomb Dome ©
Atomic Bomb Dome

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Kiyomizu-dera Temple, then explore the historical opulence of Nijo Castle, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kinkaku-ji, and finally contemplate the long history of Kitano Tenmangu Shrine.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Kyoto day trip site.

Getting from Hiroshima to Kyoto by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Kyoto are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Nara.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle
Kinkaku-ji ©
Kinkaku-ji

1
night
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.
On the 11th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tokondo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kofuku-ji Temple, explore the galleries of Kofuku-ji Temple National Treasure Hall, then pause for some photo ops at Todai-ji Temple, then see the interesting displays at Todaiji Temple Cultural Center, and finally identify plant and animal life at Nara Park.

To see ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Nara journey planning tool.

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 April, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 15°C in Nara. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Fuji.

Things to do in Nara

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife
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Todai-ji Temple ©
Todai-ji Temple
Nara Park ©
Nara Park
Todaiji Temple Cultural Center ©
Todaiji Temple Cultural Center

2
nights
Fuji

Fuji ©
Fuji is a city in eastern Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fuji: Mishima (Gempeigawa River, Mishima Taisha, &more) and Fujinomiya (Kengamine, Fujisan Hongu Sengen Taisha Shrine, &more). The adventure continues: get impressive views of Mount Fuji, visit Fujikawa Parking Downline, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and get great views at Imamiya Tea Plantation.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Fuji online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Nara to Fuji in 4.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Fuji can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Osaka.

Things to do in Fuji

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Fujinomiya, Mishima, Mount Fuji
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Mount Fuji ©
Mount Fuji
Fujisan Hongu Sengen Taisha Shrine ©
Fujisan Hongu Sengen Taisha Shrine
Mishima Taisha ©
Mishima Taisha

1
night
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.
For photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Osaka trip planner.

Getting from Fuji to Osaka by car takes about 5 hours. In April in Osaka, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 12°C at night. You'll set off for Tokyo on the 15th (Wed).

Things to do in Osaka

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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1
night
Tokyo

Tokyo ©
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): make an unforgettable trip to Tokyo Disneyland, discover the magic at Tokyo DisneySea, and then admire the striking features of Tokyo Central Railway Station.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Tokyo driving holiday site.

You can take a train from Osaka to Tokyo in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Urayasu
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Tokyo Disneyland ©
Tokyo Disneyland
Tokyo DisneySea ©
Tokyo DisneySea
Tokyo Central Railway Station ©
Tokyo Central Railway Station

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