21 days in East Asia Itinerary

21 days in East Asia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Japan trip planner
Make it your trip
Fly
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Tokyo
— 4 nights
Fly
2
Osaka
— 4 nights
Drive
3
Ogaki
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Kyoto
— 4 nights
Train
5
Hiroshima
— 3 nights
Train
6
Fukuoka
— 2 nights
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Tokyo — 4 nights

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 sightseeing, historic sites, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, take in the spiritual surroundings of Senso-ji Temple, admire the striking features of Tokyo Skytree, and get curious at National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation Miraikan.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Tokyo attractions planning app.

New York City, USA to Tokyo is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Traveling from New York City to Tokyo, you'll lose 14 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in June, and nighttime lows around 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to fly to Osaka.
Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Jun 16 — 20:

Osaka — 4 nights

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Osaka: Himeji (Koko-en & Himeji Castle) and Nara (Kasuga Grand Shrine, Nara Park, &more). There's lots more to do: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Japan, buy something for everyone on your list at Imperial Hotel Plaza Osaka, take a stroll through Dotombori District, and get engrossed in the history at Peace Osaka.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Osaka trip maker website.

You can fly from Tokyo to Osaka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Osaka are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Ogaki.
Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Theme Parks
Side Trips
Find places to stay Jun 20 — 24:

Ogaki — 2 nights

Ōgaki is a city in Gifu Prefecture, Japan. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ogaki: Hikone (Hikone Castle Museum & Hikone Castle) and Gifu (Gifu Castle / Inabayama Castle, Mt. Kinka, &more). There's more to do: stop by Spring Water and step into the grandiose world of Sunomata Castle.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Ogaki trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Osaka to Ogaki takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Osaka in June, you will find days in Ogaki are a bit cooler (76°F), and nights are about the same (68°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to drive to Kyoto.
Historic Sites · Nature · Museums · Parks
Side Trips
Find places to stay Jun 24 — 26:

Kyoto — 4 nights

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.
Kyoto is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Kiyomizu-dera Temple, shop like a local with Nishiki Market Shopping District, take in the spiritual surroundings of Genkoan, and take a stroll through Arashiyama.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Kyoto holiday planning app.

Traveling by car from Ogaki to Kyoto takes 2 hours. June in Kyoto sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 67°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Hiroshima.
Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Find places to stay Jun 26 — 30:

Hiroshima — 3 nights

Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Explore Hiroshima's surroundings by going to Mt. Misen (in Miyajima) and Hatsukaichi (Itsukushima Shrine, Boat Tours & Water Sports, &more). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, contemplate the long history of Atomic Bomb Dome, make a trip to Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Catholic Noboricho Church, Memorial Cathedral for World Peace.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Hiroshima travel route planner.

Take a train from Kyoto to Hiroshima in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 68°F. On the 3rd (Sun), you'll travel to Fukuoka.
Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums
Side Trip
Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 3:

Fukuoka — 2 nights

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fukuoka: Dazaifu (Kyushu National Museum, Komyozen-ji Temple, &more). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Hakatamachiya Furusatokan, browse the different shops at Tenjin Underground Shopping Center, explore the world behind art at Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, and make a trip to Fukuoka Tower.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Fukuoka trip maker app.

Getting from Hiroshima to Fukuoka by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of ferry and flight. In July in Fukuoka, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 76°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly back home.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping
Side Trip
Find places to stay Jul 3 — 5: