Asia Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Asia activity »
  1. 1 In Seoul for one day
  2. 2 6 days itinerary advise - which company to book ?
  3. 3 http://www.piratetoyshop.com/dermajur/
  4. 4 Trip Report http://www.perfecthealthcentre.com/megadrox/
  5. 5 Duplex Pipe Manufacturer in India
  6. 6 http://www.menshealthsupplement.info/zymax-male-enhancement/
  7. 7 India help with where to go
  8. 8 How to book domestic tickets/hotels in Burma.
  9. 9 Feedback--First Time in Japan, 3 weeks
  10. 10 Is this crazy?
  11. 11 Planning for 1 week in Vietnam
  12. 12 Trip Report 6 weeks in Cambodia and Laos with an unplanned itinerary
  13. 13 Hong Kong / Bangkok / Seoul / Tokyo
  14. 14 Taxis in Yangon
  15. 15 Six months in Inchoen / South Korea
  16. 16 Feb 17 Itinenary (Thailand, Myanmar, Cambodia)
  17. 17 144 Hour Visa Exception China
  18. 18 Jews in China. Who knew?
  19. 19 Shanghai Tailor?
  20. 20 3 day tours from Bangkok
  21. 21 Best of Koh Tao
  22. 22 Please help with my itinerary for Japan, Part One
  23. 23 Singapore or Hong Kong
  24. 24 Studying yoga in India
  25. 25 Please help with my itinerary for Japan, Part Two (more difficult)
View next 25 » Back to the top

HELP-- 17 day trip(Honeymoon) to Japan in 2weeks. Need advice.

Jump to last reply

Dear All,

My better half and I are very excited for our trip to Japan. Unfortunately, between the wedding, etc, etc, etc, we have not spent as much time planning it as we would of hoped. WE have some basic ideas, and now need some helpful hints from you guys.

Our itinerary (We will be there May 1st to May 17th):

1. Tokyo (Day 1-5) - so as to avoid the mayhem of golden week.
2. Niko - I assume we can include it during our stay in Tokyo
3. Hakone-Mount Fuji - Climb mount fuji and stay in Hakone that night -- Day 6/7
4. Honshu - Day 8
5. Kyoto - Day 9-12
6. Nara - day trip as part of Kyoto stay.
7. Osaka with trip to Mt. Koya - Day 13-14
8. Kurashiki - Day 15
9. Hiroshima-Day 16
10 Day 17- back to Tokyo and fly home.

The good/bad news is that we haven't booked anything yet... so this is flexible. The bad news is we prob should start nailing t hings down a bit.

Questions/Advice needed:

1. What would you suggest in terms of overall flow of the trip? Does it make sense logistically?

2. Do you think we are staying in too many places and will spend more time checking in/out of places that sight seeing?

3. We will definitely book Tokyo from home. How hard would it be to leave it open ended and book as we go along? Sounds silly; however, this would allow us to adjust things easier. But booking while traveling might also be a hassle.

4. Should we knock a few things off our itinerary and go to Okinawa?

5. After golden week, how easy is it to travel on the train? I assume we will get JR passes, as it seems to be the most cost effective way .
j
Although we are on our honeymoon, we prefer to be very active (outdoors and cultural) and are big foodies.

Your frank advice would be greatly appreciated.

Mike
. Advice for nice ryokan to stay in Osaka and Kyoto.

38 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement