10 days in Japan Itinerary

10 days in Japan Itinerary

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10 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly + train:  18​h
Tokyo
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 15​min
Kanazawa
— 1 night
train:  2​h 30​min
Kyoto
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
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, shopping, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, take in the spiritual surroundings of Senso-ji Temple, get a sense of history and politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, and admire the masterpieces at Tokyo National Museum.

To see reviews and more tourist information, read our Tokyo day trip site .

Cairo, Egypt to Tokyo is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of train, taxi, and flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Cairo to Tokyo due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Cairo in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Tokyo, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Kanazawa.

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Odaiba ©
Odaiba
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden

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 District, make a trip to Omicho Market, then contemplate the long history of Higashichaya Old Town, then step into the grandiose world of Kanazawa Castle, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Kenrokuen Garden.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Kanazawa online journey builder .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Tokyo to Kanazawa in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, taxi, and 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) to allow enough time to take a train to Kyoto.

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Higashichaya Old Town ©
Higashichaya Old Town
Nagamachi District ©
Nagamachi District
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, parks, classes, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Gion, get great views at Kiyomizu-dera Temple, steep yourself in history at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, and don't miss a visit to Heian Shrine.

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Traveling by train from Kanazawa to Kyoto takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. July in Kyoto sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Hiroshima.

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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Gion
Gion
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine

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.
On the 9th (Tue), explore the historical opulence of Hiroshima Castle, appreciate the history behind Atomic Bomb Dome, then make a trip to Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, and finally examine the collection at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Hiroshima online day trip planner .

Traveling by train from Kyoto to Hiroshima takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, flight, and ferry. July in Hiroshima sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. You will leave for home on the 10th (Wed).

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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum ©
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park ©
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park
Atomic Bomb Dome ©
Atomic Bomb Dome

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