14 days in Japan Itinerary

14 days in Japan Itinerary

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14 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  28​h
1
Tokyo
— 1 night
bus:  2​h
2
Fujikawaguchiko-machi
— 1 night
bus:  2​h 30​min
3
Tokyo
— Few hours
train:  2​h 15​min
4
Nagoya
— 1 day
train:  45​min
5
Inuyama
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Kanazawa
— 1 night
+2
Fly + subway + train:  4​h 30​min
7
Hiroshima
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
8
Kyoto
— 3 nights
train + Fly:  31​h
End: Sao Paulo

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Tokyo Tower, don't miss a visit to Shibuya Crossing, then make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, then make a trip to Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Tokyo trip itinerary planning app .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Tokyo is an approximately 28-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Time to Japan Standard Time, which is usually a 12 hour difference. Traveling from Sao Paulo in November, things will get slightly colder in Tokyo: highs are around 19°C and lows about 11°C. On the 9th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Fujikawaguchiko-machi.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites Parks Fun & Games
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Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou ©
Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower

1
night
Fujikawaguchiko-machi

Fujikawaguchiko-machi ©
A resort town located in the foothills of Mount Fuji, Fujikawaguchiko-machi acts as a base for many who plan to take one of the trails up the iconic volcano.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Kawaguchiko Muse Museum, Atae Yuki Bldg. and then make a trip to Saiko Iyashi no Sato Nemba.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Fujikawaguchiko-machi trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Tokyo to Fujikawaguchiko-machi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Tokyo in November, you will find days in Fujikawaguchiko-machi are a bit cooler (13°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Tokyo.

Things to do in Fujikawaguchiko-machi

Museums Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Oshino Hakkai, Gotemba Premium Outlets
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Kawaguchiko Music Forest Museum ©
Kawaguchiko Music Forest Museum
Lake Kawaguchi ©
Lake Kawaguchi
Saiko Iyashi no Sato Nemba ©
Saiko Iyashi no Sato Nemba

few
hours
Tokyo

Tokyo
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You can drive from Fujikawaguchiko-machi to Tokyo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Fujikawaguchiko-machi in November, plan for somewhat warmer days in Tokyo, with highs around 19°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. On the 10th (Sun), you'll travel to Nagoya.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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1
day
Nagoya

Nagoya ©
Known nationally as an industrial heartland, Nagoya boasts a far more cosmopolitan and cultural core than its reputation would lead you to believe.
On the 11th (Mon), step into the grandiose world of Nagoya Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Atsuta Jingu Shrine, then see the interesting displays at SCMAGLEV and Railway Park, then wander the streets of Osu Shopping Street, and finally wander the streets of Sakae.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Nagoya day trip app .

Traveling by train from Tokyo to Nagoya takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Tokyo in November: highs in Nagoya hover around 16°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Inuyama.

Things to do in Nagoya

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
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Osu Shopping Street ©
Osu Shopping Street
Nagoya Castle ©
Nagoya Castle
Atsuta Jingu Shrine ©
Atsuta Jingu Shrine

1
night
Inuyama

Inuyama ©
Located on the banks of an important regional river, the inland castle town of Inuyama has long been an important waypoint for merchants and travelers.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): browse the exhibits of The Museum Meiji-mura, get engrossed in the history at The Little World Museum of Man, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sanko Inari Shrine, then step into the grandiose world of Inuyama Castle, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Inuyama Jokamachi.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Inuyama road trip planning site .

You can take a train from Nagoya to Inuyama in an hour. Another option is to drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kanazawa.

Things to do in Inuyama

Museums Historic Sites
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The Museum Meiji-mura ©
The Museum Meiji-mura
The Little World Museum of Man ©
The Little World Museum of Man
Inuyama Jokamachi ©
Inuyama Jokamachi

1
night
Kanazawa

Kanazawa
An old castle town largely unspoiled during World War II, Kanazawa features well-preserved architecture spread across a range of districts.
To see maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Kanazawa journey planning site .

Getting from Inuyama to Kanazawa by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in November, and nighttime lows around 8°C. On the 13th (Wed), you'll travel to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Kanazawa

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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2
nights
Hiroshima

Hiroshima ©
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, appreciate the history behind Atomic Bomb Dome, then pause for some photo ops at Children's Peace Monument, and finally steep yourself in history at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Hiroshima trip site .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Kanazawa to Hiroshima takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In November, daytime highs in Hiroshima are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Kyoto.

Things to do in Hiroshima

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

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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Nijo Castle, then steep yourself in history at Sanjusangendo Temple, then contemplate the long history of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Koshojibetsuin Ryozenhobyo.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Kyoto trip planner .

Getting from Hiroshima to Kyoto by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Kyoto can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites
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Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle
Arashiyama ©
Arashiyama

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