Planning An Amazing Trip To Japan, But Not Sure Where To Go?

Planning An Amazing Trip To Japan, But Not Sure Where To Go?

Are you thinking about or planning a trip to Japan, but not sure where to go?

Check out this amazing 2 week sample itinerary that includes some of Japan's most unique & worthwhile places to visit!

Journey Through Japan

DAYS 1-3: TOKYO - One of the world’s most fascinating cities! Stay in a modern & stylish hotel (like CLASKA), take a private foodie tour through Tsukiji fish market, ride the Tokyo subway, and stroll through some of Tokyo's most amazing neighborhoods, such as: Asakusa, Ginza, Shibuya, Shinjuku, Harajuku, Naka-Meguro, Roppongi and more...

DAY 4: COUNTRYSIDE DAY TRIP - If you want a break from Tokyo city life and a chance to experience Japans natural beauty, head out to: Kamakura, Nikko, or sacred Mt. Takao.

DAY 5: SHINKANSEN (BULLET TRAIN) - Be sure to pick up an eki-ben (station-bento) and a bottle of sake before hopping on the bullet train to Osaka...There's nothing like eating & drinking while speeding through Japan by shinkansen.

DAY 6: CYCLE TOUR OF OSAKA - See the sights of Osaka from two wheels! At night head over to Dotonbori, which is famous for its hundreds of street vendors selling delicious local specialties (like takoyaki).

DAYS 7 & 8: MT. KOYA TEMPLE STAY - Stay at a traditional Buddhist Temple and join the resident monks in their morning prayers. You can also explore the surrounding beautiful wooded areas walking paths.

DAYS 8 & 9: HIROSHIMA & MIYAJIMA - Visit Hiroshima's Peace Memorial Museum, the A-Bomb Dome and ring the Peace Bell at the Peace Park - it's sure to be a somber and moving experience. Afterwards, take the short ferry ride to the island of Miyajima and see the UNESCO World Heritage site, Itsukushima Shrine (the famous floating torii gate).

DAY 10: NAOSHIMA (ART ISLAND) - Experience an entire island devoted to art! Contemporary art museums, galleries, exhibits, installations, etc...And you can even sleep in a museum! Benesse House is both luxury hotel and art museum.

DAYS 11 & 12: KYOTO - One of the most culturally rich cities in the world! Explore with a private guide visiting some of the more famous sites, such as Kiyomizu-dera Temple, Kinkakuji (Golden Pavilion) and the enchanting Bamboo Forest, along with hidden nooks of the city.

DAY 13: DAY TRIP FROM KYOTO - You could easily continue exploring Kyoto, but you can also make a side trip to nearby Nara, Kobe, Himeji or Hikone.

DAY 14: FINAL NIGHT IN TOKYO - For your last night in Japan go out with a BANG and enjoy one final amazing Japanese meal!

DAY 15: SAYONARA - Sadly, your adventures in Japan have come to an end (this time). Come back to Japan again soon!

I hope you've enjoyed this sample itinerary created by Boutique Japan Travel Company!

by Andres Zuleta, Boutique Japan

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