11 days in Japan Itinerary

11 days in Japan Itinerary

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Start: Bangkok
Fly:  8 h 45 min
1
Nagoya
— Few hours
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Chitose
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 30 min
3
Hakodate
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
4
Chitose
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
5
Sendai
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
6
Nagoya
— 1 night
Fly:  9 h
End: Bangkok

few
hours
Nagoya

Nagoya ©
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 18th (Mon), get a sense of history and politics at Nagoya City Hall.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Nagoya online vacation planner.

Bangkok, Thailand to Nagoya is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Bangkok to Nagoya is 2 hours. Traveling from Bangkok in May, expect nights in Nagoya to be a bit cooler, around 20°C, while days are much colder, around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Chitose.
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Nagoya City Hall ©
Nagoya City Hall

1
night
Chitose

Chitose ©
With the largest international airport on the island, Chitose serves for most visitors as a way in or a way out, rather than a destination in itself.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chitose Shrine and then stroll around Aoba Park.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Chitose travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Nagoya to Chitose takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Nagoya in May, plan for slightly colder days in Chitose, with highs around 19°C, while nights are colder with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Hakodate.

Things to do in Chitose

Parks Historic Sites
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Aoba Park ©
Aoba Park
Chitose Shrine ©
Chitose Shrine

2
nights
Hakodate

Hakodate ©
A gateway to the island, Hakodate has gained a reputation for its waterfront attractions, its proximity to some of the island's most popular natural sites, and its seafood.
On the 19th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Hakodate Orthodox Church, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Hakodate, take in panoramic vistas at Goryokaku Tower, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Goryokaku Park, thencontemplate the long history of Goryokaku Dozo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Trappistine Monasteries. On the next day, take a stroll through Motomachi, pause for some serene contemplation at St.John's Church Hakodate, look for gifts at Kanemori Red Brick Warehouse, thenmake a trip to Hachimanzaka, thensteep yourself in history at The Old Public Hall of Hakodate Ward, and finally hunt for treasures at Hakodate Morning Market.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Hakodate trip itinerary builder tool.

You can fly from Chitose to Hakodate in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Chitose in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 11°C in Hakodate. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Chitose.

Things to do in Hakodate

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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Goryokaku Park ©
Goryokaku Park
Goryokaku Tower ©
Goryokaku Tower
Mount Hakodate ©
Mount Hakodate

3
nights
Chitose

Chitose ©
Explore Chitose's surroundings by going to Furano (Furano Ski Resort, Ningle Terrace, &more) and Noboribetsu (Oku no Yu, Jigokudani, &more). See even more of Chitose: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Shikotsu, take in the views from Yamasen Bridge, examine the collection at Royce' Chocolate World, and get your game on at Hello Kitty Happy Flight.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Chitose itinerary website.

You can fly from Hakodate to Chitose in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Hakodate in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Chitose, with lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Sendai.

Things to do in Chitose

Parks Shopping Nature

Side Trips

Furano, Noboribetsu
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Jigokudani ©
Jigokudani
Lake Shikotsu ©
Lake Shikotsu
Ningle Terrace ©
Ningle Terrace

3
nights
Sendai

Sendai ©
Human history and nature combine seamlessly in Sendai, with the influence of each never far away in this green and storied city.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sendai: Yamagata (Bakuchiiwa, Risshaku-ji Temple, &more) and Matsushima-machi (Zuiganji, Matsushima Bay, &more). There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Sendaijo Ato, don't miss a visit to Sendai Station, get engrossed in the history at Aoba Castle Museum, and examine the collection at Tanabata Museum.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Sendai trip builder site.

You can fly from Chitose to Sendai in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Sendai when traveling from Chitose in May, with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Nagoya.

Things to do in Sendai

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Matsushima-machi, Yamagata
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Sendaijo Ato ©
Sendaijo Ato
Risshaku-ji Temple ©
Risshaku-ji Temple
Entsu-in Temple ©
Entsu-in Temple

1
night
Nagoya

Nagoya ©
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Nagoya Castle.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Nagoya trip builder app.

You can fly from Sendai to Nagoya in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. On the 28th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Nagoya

Historic Sites
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Nagoya Castle ©
Nagoya Castle

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