20 days in Japan Itinerary

20 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  28 h
1
Tokyo
— 3 nights
train:  2 h
2
Kyoto
— 3 nights
Train:  30 min
3
Osaka
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
4
Hiroshima
— 1 night
Train:  2 h
5
Nagoya
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h
6
Hakone-machi
— 2 nights
train:  1 h 30 min
7
Kamakura
— 1 night
Train:  1 h
8
Tokyo
— 2 nights
Fly:  28 h
End: Sao Paulo

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Robot Restaurant, teamLab Borderless and Tokyo Tower.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Tokyo online journey maker.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Tokyo is an approximately 29- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time to Japan Standard Time, which is usually a 12 hour difference. Traveling from Sao Paulo in April, expect Tokyo to be little chillier, temps between 22°C and 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Shopping Museums Nightlife
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teamLab Borderless ©
teamLab Borderless
Robot Restaurant ©
Robot Restaurant
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower

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.
For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Kyoto road trip planning site.

Traveling by train from Tokyo to Kyoto takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Kyoto are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. You'll set off for Osaka on the 8th (Thu).

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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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 photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Osaka travel website.

Osaka is very close to Kyoto. In April in Osaka, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 12°C at night. On the 10th (Sat), you'll travel to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Osaka

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 8 — 10:

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.
To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Hiroshima trip itinerary planning app.

You can take a train from Osaka to Hiroshima in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. In April, daytime highs in Hiroshima are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. You'll set off for Nagoya on the 11th (Sun).

Things to do in Hiroshima

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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2
nights
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.
To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Nagoya online travel route planner.

Traveling by train from Hiroshima to Nagoya takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Hiroshima in April: highs in Nagoya hover around 19°C, while lows dip to 13°C. On the 13th (Tue), you're off to Hakone-machi.

Things to do in Nagoya

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Find places to stay Apr 11 — 13:

2
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.
To find reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Hakone-machi trip planning app.

Take a train from Nagoya to Hakone-machi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. While traveling from Nagoya, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Hakone-machi, ranging from highs of 15°C to lows of 13°C. You will leave for Kamakura on the 15th (Thu).

Things to do in Hakone-machi

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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1
night
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, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Kamakura day trip website.

You can do a combination of bus and train from Hakone-machi to Kamakura in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 15°C. On the 16th (Fri), you're off to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kamakura

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 15 — 16:

2
nights
Tokyo

Tokyo ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ashikaga Flower Park. On the 17th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at Ashikaga Flower Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Tokyo driving holiday planner.

Take a train from Kamakura to Tokyo in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Kamakura in April, expect nights in Tokyo to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 22°C. You'll set off for home on the 18th (Sun).

Things to do in Tokyo

Parks

Side Trip

Ashikaga Flower Park
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Ashikaga Flower Park ©
Ashikaga Flower Park

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