10 Day Japan Itinerary

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Foreign travellers can gain access to Japan for 90 days without a visa, as long as they have their return ticket booked.

How to get there: if possible fly into Haneda rather than Narita airport at the start of your trip to Japan.

Day 1

Spend the Day in Shibuya and Ginza

Be prepared for everything to catch your attention; the bright billboards, chatty people, and flashing lights.

Day 2

Fish Market and Harajuku

The fish market apparently has the best seafood during breakfast. After this, you can explore all the shops and culture in Harajuku.

Day 3

Mount Fuji

Head outside of Tokyo for a day or hiking and enjoy time outdoors. Mount Fuji is a sight to behold up close.

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Day 4

North Eastern Tokyo

The tallest building in Japan hosts an array of exciting activities. Shops, bars, cafes and restaurants are found within the Skytree.

Day 5

A Nikko Day Trip from Tokyo

A day here is a day spent wandering through ancient temples and shrines. You’ll appreciate imperial villas and their impressive architecture.

Day 6

Ferry Ride to the Island of Miyajima

You may not know it, but you’ve probably already seen photos of this island. The iconic floating red Torii Gate is the biggest symbol of the island, standing 18 m tall.

Day 7

Atomic Bomb Dome

The Atomic Dome, ex Hiroshima Industrial Promotion Hall, destroyed by the first Atomic bomb in war, in Hiroshima, Japan.

Day 8

Kyoto Temples, Bridges and Bamboo

Kinkakuji Temple or the Golden Pavilion is considered one of Japan’s most iconic landmarks and is a UNESCO world heritage site.

Day 9

Explore East Kyoto and Gion

Known as Ginkakuji, the Silver Pavilion is a Zen temple that dates back to 1490 and is celebrated for its beautiful gardens and incredible views.

Day 10

Take one of Kyoto’s popular day trips

Many travellers fall in love with the charming wildlife and nature in Nara Park. Visitors come from all around the world to see the deer that roam these parks.

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