14 days in Japan Itinerary

14 days in Japan Itinerary

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14 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Stockholm
Fly:  21​h 45​min
1
Tokyo
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Kanazawa
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
3
Kyoto
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Hiroshima
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
5
Himeji
— 1 night
Fly:  20​h 30​min
End: Stockholm

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.
Have a day of magic on the 16th (Thu) at Tokyo Disneyland. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Tokyo Tower, contemplate the long history of Tokyo Central Railway Station, don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu, and get a sense of history and politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Tokyo travel itinerary planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Tokyo is an approximately 22-hour combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Stockholm to Tokyo. In February, Tokyo is somewhat warmer than Stockholm - with highs of 10°C and lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can take a train to Kanazawa.

Things to do in Tokyo

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Tokyo Disneyland
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Tokyo Disneyland ©
Tokyo Disneyland
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower

2
nights
Kanazawa

Kanazawa ©
An old castle town largely unspoiled during World War II, Kanazawa features well-preserved architecture spread across a range of districts.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Higashichaya Old Town, then explore the historical opulence of Kanazawa Castle Park, then take in nature's colorful creations at Kenrokuen Garden, and finally contemplate the long history of Nomura Samurai House.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Kanazawa trip planner.

You can take a train from Tokyo to Kanazawa in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, taxi, and train; or drive. Traveling from Tokyo in February, Kanazawa is a bit cooler at night with lows of 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can take a train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Kanazawa

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
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Higashichaya Old Town ©
Higashichaya Old Town
Kenrokuen Garden
Kenrokuen Garden
Omicho Market ©
Omicho Market

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kyoto: Osaka (Universal Studios Japan & Osaka Castle). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Kiyomizu-dera, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sanjusangendo Temple, take a stroll through Gion, and don't miss a visit to Eikando Zenrinji Temple.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Kyoto online itinerary creator.

Traveling by train from Kanazawa to Kyoto takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In February, daytime highs in Kyoto are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to take a train to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Theme Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Osaka
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Hiroshima Castle, pause for some photo ops at Atomic Bomb Dome, then don't miss a visit to Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, and finally see the interesting displays at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum. On the 24th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Itsukushima Shrine and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Miyajima.

For ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Hiroshima trip builder.

Getting from Kyoto to Hiroshima by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train, bus, flight, taxi, and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in February, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Himeji.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Hatsukaichi
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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum ©
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Itsukushima Shrine ©
Itsukushima Shrine
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park ©
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): make a trip to Shoshazan Engyoji, take in nature's colorful creations at Kokoen Garden, then contemplate the long history of Himeji Castle, and finally make a trip to Otemae Street.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Himeji custom trip planner.

Traveling by train from Hiroshima to Himeji takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, flight, bus, and train. In February in Himeji, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 4°C at night. On the 26th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Himeji

Historic Sites Parks
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Himeji Castle ©
Himeji Castle
Koko-en Garden ©
Koko-en Garden
Shoshazan Engyoji ©
Shoshazan Engyoji

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