10 days in Japan Itinerary

10 days in Japan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Japan route planner

Make it your trip
Fly
1
Tokyo
— 2 nights
Fly
2
Kanazawa
— 1 night
Drive
3
Kyoto
— 3 nights
Train
4
Hiroshima
— 2 nights
Train to Hakata, Fly to Cairo

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Tokyo

— 2 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 historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Odaiba District, stop by Akihabara, admire the landmark architecture of Tokyo Tower, and make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Tokyo vacation planner.

Cairo, Egypt to Tokyo is an approximately 17-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Cairo to Tokyo. Traveling from Cairo in July, you will find days in Tokyo are a bit cooler (36°C), and nights are about the same (27°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Kanazawa.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods · Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 2 — 4:

Kanazawa

— 1 night
An old castle town largely unspoiled during World War II, Kanazawa features well-preserved architecture spread across a range of districts.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): wander the streets of Nagamachi Neighborhood, make a trip to Omicho Market, wander the streets of Higashichaya Old Town, then step into the grandiose world of Kanazawa Castle, and finally admire the natural beauty at Kenrokuen Garden.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Kanazawa online day trip planner.

You can fly from Tokyo to Kanazawa in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can drive to Kyoto.

Things to do in Kanazawa

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 4 — 5:

Kyoto

— 3 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, shopping, and classes. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kiyomizu-dera Temple, steep yourself in history at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, take a stroll through Arashiyama, and don't miss a visit to Heian Shrine.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Kyoto online tour planner.

Drive from Kanazawa to Kyoto in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, daytime highs in Kyoto are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can take a train to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jul 5 — 8:

Hiroshima

— 2 nights

City of Peace

Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Hiroshima Castle, then contemplate the long history of Atomic Bomb Dome, then don't miss a visit to Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima, and finally take an in-depth tour of Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Hiroshima trip itinerary builder app.

You can take a train from Kyoto to Hiroshima in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. July in Hiroshima sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 10th (Wed).

Things to do in Hiroshima

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 8 — 10:

Japan travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Landmarks · Parks
Land of the Rising Sun
Part of a volcanic archipelago that encompasses over 6,800 islands, Japan remains one of Asia's most fascinating tourist destinations, where a blend of modernity and tradition creates a look and feel completely different from any other place in the world. A tour of Japan lets you discover big cities filled with ancient temples and innovative skyscrapers, as well as quiet country landscapes dotted with castles, perfectly manicured gardens, cherry orchards, and primeval forests seemingly untouched by the hand of mass tourism. Many tourists on vacation in Japan devote lots of time to the country's unique cuisine, prepared with painstaking attention to detail and a genius for simple yet effective presentation.