10 days in Japan Itinerary

10 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Cairo
Fly:  18 h
1
Tokyo
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h 15 min
2
Kanazawa
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 30 min
3
Kyoto
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
4
Hiroshima
— 2 nights
+2
Train + Subway + Fly:  20 h
End: Cairo

2
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.
Tokyo is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Odaiba, admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, admire the landmark architecture of Tokyo Tower, and make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Tokyo vacation planner.

Cairo, Egypt to Tokyo is an approximately 17.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and 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 take a train to Kanazawa.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Museums Historic Sites
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Odaiba ©
Odaiba
Akihabara ©
Akihabara
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine

1
night
Kanazawa

Kanazawa ©
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.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Kanazawa online day trip planner.

You can take a train from Tokyo to Kanazawa in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; 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 take a train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Kanazawa

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Higashichaya Old Town ©
Higashichaya Old Town
Nagamachi Neighborhood ©
Nagamachi Neighborhood
Kenrokuen Garden
Kenrokuen Garden

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.
Kyoto is known for historic sites, shopping, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Kiyomizu-dera Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, take a stroll through Arashiyama, and don't miss a visit to Gion.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Kyoto online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Kanazawa to Kyoto by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July in Kyoto, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Arashiyama ©
Arashiyama
Gion
Gion

2
nights
Hiroshima

Hiroshima ©
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 see the interesting displays at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Hiroshima trip itinerary builder app.

You can take a train from Kyoto to Hiroshima in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a 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
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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum ©
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Atomic Bomb Dome ©
Atomic Bomb Dome
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima ©
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima

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