25 days in Japan Itinerary

25 days in Japan Itinerary

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25 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly + train:  13​h
1
Narita
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  2​h
2
Fukuoka
— 2 nights
3
Hiroshima
— 1 night
train:  2​h
4
Osaka
— 7 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
5
Tokyo
— 11 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Brisbane

2
nights
Narita

Narita ©
Pilgrims and aviators come to Narita, a town known during the Edo period for its temple, and now known primarily for its airport.
You've now added Makata Shrine to your itinerary.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Narita trip planner.

Brisbane, Australia to Narita is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Brisbane to Narita. Traveling from Brisbane in November, expect nights in Narita to be cooler, around 7°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 19°C. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Tue) before leaving for Fukuoka.

Things to do in Narita

Historic Sites
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Naritasan Shinsho-ji Temple ©
Naritasan Shinsho-ji Temple
Naritasan Omote Sando ©
Naritasan Omote Sando
Makata Shrine ©
Makata Shrine

2
nights
Fukuoka

Fukuoka ©
The largest city on the island, Fukuoka formed through the merger of two former cities that had grown up either side of the Naka River.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Canal City Hakata as well as Dazaifu Temmangu. Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Dazaifu Temmangu, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tenkai Inari Shrine, and then catch a live performance at Canal City Hakata. On the 6th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: let the kids burn off some steam at Ohori Park, get engrossed in the history at Fukuoka City Museum, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Tenjin Underground Shopping Center.

To find where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Fukuoka online travel route planner .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Narita to Fukuoka in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Narita in November since evenings lows in Fukuoka dip to 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Fun & Games Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Dazaifu
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Ohori Park ©
Ohori Park
Fukuoka City Museum ©
Fukuoka City Museum
Dazaifu Temmangu
Dazaifu Temmangu

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park and Miyajima. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum and then contemplate the long history of Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Miyajima.

For maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Hiroshima trip itinerary tool .

You can take a train from Fukuoka to Hiroshima in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in November, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Osaka.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Miyajima
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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum ©
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima ©
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima
Miyajima ©
Miyajima

7
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.
You've added Redhorse Osaka Wheel, Pokemon EXPO GYM, Expocity, and other attractions to your itinerary.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Osaka online trip planner .

You can take a train from Hiroshima to Osaka in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In November, daytime highs in Osaka are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Tokyo.

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Suita, Kyoto, Nara, Kobe, Suntory Yamazaki Distillery
Find places to stay Nov 8 — 15:
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Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Kinkaku-ji ©
Kinkaku-ji
Himeji Castle ©
Himeji Castle

11
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.
You've added teamLab Borderless, VenusFort, Tokyo Skytree, and other attractions to your itinerary.

For where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Tokyo trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from Osaka to Tokyo by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. November in Tokyo sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Theme Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Urayasu, Yokohama, Ghibli Museum Mitaka
Find places to stay Nov 15 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Tokyo National Museum ©
Tokyo National Museum
Ghibli Museum Mitaka ©
Ghibli Museum Mitaka
Sensō-ji ©
Sensō-ji

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