08 Jul 2014 Japan trip 10 day itinerary
This 10-day itinerary was a lot more rushed than our 12-day itinerary (see it here) the previous year. Some places worked and some we really didn’t have enough time to give them proper attention. I will add the links of each days trip report as I post them.
On our most recent trip in June 2016, my parents joined us so we re-visited some places as well as seeing new ones. See our 2016 12-day itinerary here.
Day 1: Arrive at Narita Airport and head to Osaka. Stay Osaka.
Day 2: Himeji Castle then onto Hiroshima. Stay Hiroshima.
Day 3: Miyajima and Hiroshima Peace Park then back to Osaka. Stay Osaka.
Day 4: SCMaglev museum, pick up rental car in Shizuoka. Stay Shizuoka.
Day 5: Driving, stopping at Lake Yamanakako and Oshino Hakkai and passing by Lake Saiko and Lake Shojiko . Stay Kawaguchiko.
Day 6: Kachi Kachi ropeway, drive by Lake Motosuko and stop at Shiraito Falls. Return car in Shizuoka then take shinkansen to Tokyo. Stay Tokyo
Day 7: Day trip to Kamakura and Enoshima. Stay Tokyo
Day 8: Ghibli Museum, Inokashira park, Kichijoji, Hobby Centre Kato and Tim’s solo time in Akihabara. Stay Tokyo
Day 9: Tokyo Tower, Zojoji Temple, Imperial Palace, Tokyo Station and Elisha’s solo time in Harajuku. Stay Tokyo
Day 10: Tokyo Metropolitan Building, walking around Shinjuku to Shibuya and Harajuku. Stay Tokyo
Day 11: Flight home from Narita Airport.
Want to see our bookings from this trip? Read the post here.