60 days in South Pacific & Asia Itinerary

60 days in South Pacific & Asia Itinerary

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Auckland, New Zealand
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Tauranga, New Zealand
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Wellington, New Zealand
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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Dunedin, New Zealand
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Queenstown, New Zealand
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Adelaide, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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Canberra, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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Brisbane, Australia
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Cairns, Australia
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Singapore, Singapore
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Hong Kong, China
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New Taipei, Taiwan
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Busan, South Korea
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Ulsan, South Korea
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Suwon, South Korea
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Seoul, South Korea
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Sapporo, Japan
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Tokyo, Japan
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Yokohama, Japan
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Kamakura, Japan
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Nagoya, Japan
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Kyoto, Japan
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Hiroshima, Japan
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Auckland, New Zealand — 3 nights

The largest and most populous city in New Zealand, Auckland combines a rich history and thriving contemporary culture in an abundance of museums, art galleries, and performance venues.
Here are some ideas for day two: get impressive views of Mount Eden, then wander the streets of Devonport, then make a trip to SkyTower, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Auckland road trip planning site.

Istanbul, Turkey to Auckland is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone changes from Turkey Time to New Zealand Standard Time, which is usually a 9 hour difference. Traveling from Istanbul in April, Auckland is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 22°C. You will leave for Tauranga on the 5th (Tue).
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Tauranga, New Zealand — 1 night

The largest city in the Bay of Plenty, Tauranga features extensive sandy beaches, well-maintained hiking paths, and a good range of accommodations.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): trek along Mount Maunganui Base Track and then stroll through Pilot Bay.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Tauranga trip itinerary maker app.

You can fly from Auckland to Tauranga in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Auckland in April, expect slightly colder with lows of 15°C in Tauranga. On the 6th (Wed), you'll travel to Wellington.
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Wellington, New Zealand — 2 nights

Wellington, the world's southernmost capital city and New Zealand's second most populous urban area, combines the nation's rugged history and nature with its modern and cosmopolitan present.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): stroll through Oriental Bay and then get engrossed in the history at The Great War Exhibition. On the next day, stroll through ZEALANDIA Ecosanctuary, then catch a ride on Wellington Cable Car, then examine the collection at Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Cuba Street.

For reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Wellington tour itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Tauranga to Wellington in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Tauranga in April, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Wellington: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 14°C at night. On the 8th (Fri), you'll travel to Christchurch.
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Christchurch, New Zealand — 2 nights

Recovering from the earthquakes of 2010 and 2011 was no easy task, but Christchurch has faced the challenges with aplomb.
On the 8th (Fri), browse the exhibits of Christchurch Art Gallery (Te Puna o Waiwhetu) and then do a tasting at Marlborough Vineyards. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Canterbury Museum, contemplate the long history of The Arts Centre Te Matatiki Toi Ora, then see the interesting displays at International Antarctic Centre, then take in nature's colorful creations at Christchurch Botanic Gardens, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cardboard Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Christchurch trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Wellington to Christchurch takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Wellington in April, Christchurch is little chillier at night with lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Dunedin.
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Dunedin, New Zealand — 2 nights

With its history proudly stemming from the Scottish settlers who came here during the colonial era, Dunedin's streets are lined with well-preserved examples of Victorian and Edwardian architecture, while a new culture of nightlife and fine dining takes hold around them.
On the 10th (Sun), explore the galleries of Dunedin Public Art Gallery, sample the tasty concoctions at Speight’s Brewery, and then look for gifts at Gone Potty. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Toitu Otago Settlers Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Larnach Castle & Gardens, then explore the striking landscape at Otago Peninsula, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Dunedin road trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Christchurch to Dunedin takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You will leave for Queenstown on the 12th (Tue).
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Queenstown, New Zealand — 2 nights

Sheltered in an inlet of Lake Wakatipu, the resort town of Queenstown enjoys a strong reputation for its adventuring and skiing opportunities.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Queenstown driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Dunedin to Queenstown takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to fly to Adelaide.
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Adelaide, Australia — 2 nights

Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of South Australia, then see where the action happens at Adelaide Oval, and finally hunt for treasures at Adelaide Central Market.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Adelaide itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from Queenstown to Adelaide takes 9 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2.5 hours traveling from Queenstown to Adelaide. April in Adelaide sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. On the 16th (Sat), you'll travel to Melbourne.
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Melbourne, Australia — 3 nights

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Melbourne Central and Old Melbourne Gaol. Appreciate the collections at Melbourne Museum and Federation Square. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, pause for some photo ops at Shrine of Remembrance, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck, and pause for some serene contemplation at North Essendon Uniting Church.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Melbourne travel planner.

You can fly from Adelaide to Melbourne in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Adelaide to Melbourne is 0.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Canberra.
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Canberra, Australia — 2 nights

A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
On the 19th (Tue), awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area. On the 20th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Australia, then admire the masterpieces at National Portrait Gallery, then take an in-depth tour of Australian War Memorial, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Burley Griffin.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Canberra trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Canberra takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Melbourne in April, plan for slightly colder nights in Canberra, with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to fly to Sydney.
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Sydney, Australia — 3 nights

Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): buy something for everyone on your list at Queen Victoria Building, then kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi to Coogee Walk, and finally visit Darling Harbour. Keep things going the next day: view the masterpieces at Australian Centre for Photography, explore the world behind art at Brett Whiteley Studio, hunt for treasures at Sydney Fish Market, see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Sydney online route planner.

Fly from Canberra to Sydney in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Canberra in April, Sydney is a bit warmer at night with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Brisbane.
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Brisbane, Australia — 2 nights

Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
On the 24th (Sun), admire the natural beauty at City Botanic Gardens and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Eat Street Northshore. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Boggo Road Gaol (Jail), then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, then see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and finally wander the streets of Queen Street Mall.

To plan Brisbane vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can fly from Sydney to Brisbane in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to fly to Cairns.
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Cairns, Australia — 2 nights

A neat, cosmopolitan city of shaded plazas and laid-back neighborhoods, Cairns serves as a popular base for exploration of the surrounding region and the Great Barrier Reef, as well as a center for watersport activities like surfing or waterskiing.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Cairns trip planner.

You can fly from Brisbane to Cairns in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Brisbane in April, expect Cairns to be a bit warmer, temps between 34°C and 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can fly to Singapore.
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Singapore, Singapore — 2 nights

A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Jurong Bird Park, then take in nature's colorful creations at Singapore Botanic Gardens, then get a taste of the local shopping with Orchard Road, and finally appreciate the history behind Merlion Park. On your second day here, head outdoors with City Scoot, then stop by Chinatown, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Singapore Flyer.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Singapore online holiday maker.

Fly from Cairns to Singapore in 10 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Cairns to Singapore is minus 2 hours. In April, Singapore is somewhat warmer than Cairns - with highs of 39°C and lows of 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can fly to Kuala Lumpur.
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia — 2 nights

A holiday in Kuala Lumpur, a modern metropolis and capital of Malaysia, reveals a place where colonial influences, Asian traditions, and modern aesthetics come together in urban architecture and street layout.
On the 1st (Sun), browse the different shops at Central Market Kuala Lumpur, Head underground at Batu Caves, then buy something for everyone on your list at Pavilion KL, and finally shop like a local with BB Park Bukit Bintang. On the 2nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia and then look for gifts at Happy Creations.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Kuala Lumpur vacation builder site.

Traveling by flight from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April in Kuala Lumpur, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Hong Kong.
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Hong Kong, China — 3 nights

Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lantau island and then visit Mong Kok. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware, then buy something for everyone on your list at IFC mall, then take an in-depth tour of Hong Kong Museum of History, and finally hunt for treasures at Ladies Market.

Plan trip to Hong Kong with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can fly from Kuala Lumpur to Hong Kong in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train, car, and bus. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in May, expect nights in Hong Kong to be about the same, around 30°C, while days are little chillier, around 36°C. You'll set off for New Taipei on the 5th (Thu).
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New Taipei, Taiwan — 2 nights

Xinbei, also known as New Taipei City, stands as a newly founded part of the wider Taipei metropolitan area, stretching up from the capital to the island's northern coast.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): visit Ximending. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around YehLiu Geopark, don't miss a visit to Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street), then take an in-depth tour of National Palace Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hsing Tian Kong.

To see maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the New Taipei trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Hong Kong to New Taipei in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Hong Kong in May, expect a bit cooler with lows of 26°C in New Taipei. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to fly to Busan.
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Busan, South Korea — 2 nights

The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
On the 8th (Sun), kick back and relax at Haeundae Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Gwangalli Beach, see the interesting displays at Busan Museum, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Jagalchi Market, and finally stroll around Yongdusan Park.

To find out how to plan a trip to Busan, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from New Taipei to Busan in 5.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Taipei Standard Time (CST) to Korean Standard Time (KST) is 1 hour. In May, Busan is a bit cooler than New Taipei - with highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C. On the 9th (Mon), you're off to Ulsan.
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Ulsan, South Korea — 1 night

A powerhouse of industry not just for South Korea but the world, Ulsan offers up a thriving metropolis dominated by trade but interspersed with some undisturbed scenery.
On the 9th (Mon), stroll around Ulsan Grand Park and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Seoknamsa Temple.

Planning Ulsan trip won't be overwhelming when you use Inspirock's itinerary maker.

Getting from Busan to Ulsan by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Busan in May, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Ulsan: temperatures range from 18°C by day to 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Tue) to allow time for the flight to Suwon.
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Suwon, South Korea — 2 nights

The city of Suwon lies close to the country's capital, and brings in visitors on day trips, mainly to see its old city walls.
For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Suwon trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Ulsan to Suwon by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. When traveling from Ulsan in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Suwon: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 13°C at night. You'll set off for Seoul on the 12th (Thu).
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Seoul, South Korea — 3 nights

One of east Asia's major cultural and financial centers, Seoul boasts five World Heritage Sites and a huge selection of museums, temples, shrines, palaces, parks, gardens, and glass-and-steel skyscrapers.
Let the collections at Gyeongbokgung Palace and National Folk Museum of Korea capture your imagination. Step out of the city life by going to Bukhansan National Park and Cheonggyecheon Stream. Next up on the itinerary: get a taste of the local shopping with Namdaemun Market, stop by Bukchon Hanok Village, take in panoramic vistas at N Seoul Tower, and take in nature's colorful creations at Changdeokgung Palace.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Seoul tour itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Suwon to Seoul takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a subway. In May, daily temperatures in Seoul can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. You'll set off for Sapporo on the 15th (Sun).
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Sapporo, Japan — 2 nights

A modern, bustling city known for its beer brewery, Sapporo attracts millions of visitors with its Snow Festival, during which elaborate ice and snow sculptures are exhibited all over town.
On the 15th (Sun), take an in-depth tour of Ashiribetsu Local Museum.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Sapporo online day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Seoul to Sapporo takes 6 hours. While traveling from Seoul, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Sapporo, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to fly to Tokyo.
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Tokyo, Japan — 4 nights

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.
Shop till you drop at Ginza and Takeshita Street. Let the collections at Tokyo National Museum and National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo capture your imagination. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Odaiba District, explore the historical opulence of The East Gardens of the Imperial Palace (Edo Castle Ruin), admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, and take an in-depth tour of Edo-Tokyo Museum.

For ratings and other tourist information, refer to the Tokyo trip builder site.

You can fly from Sapporo to Tokyo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Sapporo in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Tokyo: highs are around 28°C and lows about 19°C. You will leave for Yokohama on the 21st (Sat).
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Yokohama, Japan — 2 nights

Once a small fishing town, Yokohama was one of the first ports to welcome foreign trade in the 19th century, after which it grew into Japan's second largest city and a bustling metropolis.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): examine the collection at Yokohama Silk Museum, then get to know the fascinating history of Sankeien Gardens, then walk around Yamashita Park, and finally take a stroll through Yokohama Chinatown. Keep things going the next day: take in the pleasant sights at Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse, see the interesting displays at Cup Noodles Museum Yokohama, then get engrossed in the history at Yokohama Archives of History, then stroll around Katabira-gawa Shinsui Ryokudo, and finally find something for the whole family at Shinyokohama Ramen Museum.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Yokohama online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Tokyo to Yokohama in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in May, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Kamakura.
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Kamakura, Japan — 1 night

The coastal town of Kamakura sits close to Tokyo, with the ancient settlement featuring a number of important historical and cultural sites.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): make a trip to Kōtoku-in and then contemplate the long history of Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine.

For ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Kamakura trip itinerary maker website.

You can take a train from Yokohama to Kamakura in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Yokohama in May, expect nights in Kamakura to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are little chillier, around 22°C. On the 24th (Tue), you're off to Nagoya.
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Nagoya, Japan — 2 nights

Known nationally as an industrial heartland, Nagoya boasts a far more cosmopolitan and cultural core than its reputation would lead you to believe.
On the 24th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Cherry Trees along the Gojo River bank and then don't miss a visit to Osu Shopping Street. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Nagoya Castle, examine the collection at Toyota Commemorative Museum of Industry and Technology, then get curious at Nagoya City Science Museum, then wander the streets of Sakae, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Atsuta Jingu Shrine.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Nagoya trip planner.

You can take a train from Kamakura to Nagoya in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. May in Nagoya sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 20°C at night. On the 26th (Thu), you're off to Kyoto.
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Kyoto, Japan — 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Kyoto National Museum, then contemplate the long history of Sanjusangendo Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, and finally hunt for treasures at Nishiki Market Shopping District. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Nijo Castle, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kinkaku-ji, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ryoanji Temple, and finally wander the streets of Arashiyama.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Kyoto day trip tool.

Take a train from Nagoya to Kyoto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Nagoya in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Kyoto, with highs around 29°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Hiroshima.
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Hiroshima, Japan — 2 nights

Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
On the 28th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Catholic Noboricho Church, Memorial Cathedral for World Peace.

For other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Hiroshima travel route planner.

Traveling by train from Kyoto to Hiroshima takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In May in Hiroshima, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.
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