Asia

Tokyo Kanto 11 Days 10 Nights Itinerary

Day 0 (13 Dec): Bangkok – Vietnam (Hanoi) – Narita

Day 1 (14 Dec): Arrive to Narita

  • Arrive to Narita 7.00 am
  • Shisui Premium Outlets
  • Naritasan Shinsho-ji Temple , Naritasan Omote Sando , Naritasan Park

Day 2 (15 Dec): Tokyo

  • Narita (Morning)
  • Tokyo (Afternoon)
  • Apple Ginza (17:00 PM)

Day 3 (16 Dec): Tokyo

  • Tokyo full day trip

Day 4 (17 Dec): Nikko

  • Nikko (Shinkyo Bridge, Nikko Toshogu)
  • Tokyo (Evening – Night)

By Tobu Railway from Asakusa Station

The Tobu terminal station in Tokyo for trains to Nikko is Tobu Asakusa Station, which can be accessed by subway (Ginza and Asakusa Subway Lines). Travelers have the option between the fast and expensive limited express trains and slower but cheaper express and local trains. There are one or two limited express trains per hour between Asakusa and Tobu-Nikko Station, which take about two hours and cost around 2,700-2,900 yen one way. Some connections require a transfer at Shimo-Imaichi Station. By express and local trains, the one way journey costs only 1390 yen, but takes at least half an hour longer and requires one to three transfers of trains along the way.

Tobu is offering various passes, which include the round trip from Tokyo to Nikko and unlimited use of buses in the Nikko area. Note that the passes do not cover the supplement fee required on limited express trains (1360-1470 yen one way). The Japan Rail Pass and other JR passes are not valid on these Tobu trains.

Map of Central Nikko:

Day 5 (18 Dec): Tokyo

  • Tokyo Full Day

Day 6 (19 Dec): Kawasaki, Yokohama, and Tokyo

  • Kawasaki
  • Yokohama

Access

Start from Shinjuku Station

Day 7 (20 Dec):Tokyo

  • Tokyo Full Day

Day 8 (21 Dec):Kamakura

  • Kamakura (1,520 Yen)

The Enoshima-Kamakura Freepass is valid for unlimited rides throughout the designated area. Valid for 1 day from Shinjuku

Enoshima Kamakura Free Pass (1,520 yen) – The Enoshima Kamakura Free Pass by Odakyu provides a round trip from Shinjuku to Enoshima by Odakyu Railway in combination with free use of the Enoden Line. It is a good value, but makes access to Kamakura more time-consuming.

Day 9 (22 Dec): Tokyo, Narita

  • Tokyo
  • Narita (Aeon mall, etc)

Day 10 (23 Dec): Narita, Sawara

  • Sawara

Access

Sawara is located about 20 kilometers northeast of Narita Airport. It can be reached from Narita Station by train along the JR Narita Line (30 minutes, 500 yen, 1-2 trains per hour). The historic town center is about a 10-15 minute walk from the station.

Alternatively, Sawara can be accessed by car in about 30 minutes from Narita Airport if using the expressway (840 yen expressway tolls one way, get off at Sawara-Katori IC) or about 45 minutes by toll free roads.

Day 11 (24 Dec): Narita International Airport – Vietnam – Bangkok

Extra Plan:

1. Tanzawa-Oyama,

Tanzawa-Oyama, just a short ride from Tokyo, is an area known for its natural mountain beauty and especially famous for its hiking trails. The area’s gateway Isehara station is less than an hour away from Shinjuku on Odakyu. In addition to the spectacular views from the mountains, the contrast between the mountain scenery and Lakes Miyagase and Tanzawa and the beauty of the budding plants in spring and the flames of red and yellow leaves in autumn will leave you enchanted. Not only can your eyes feast in the joys of the four seasons, but also certainly worth a visit are such historical sites as Oyama-dera temple and Oyama-Afuri-jinja shrine. In addition to hiking up the mountain, take a ride on the Oyama cable car for an extra delight. Sumptuous dishes made from local ingredients and the pure waters of Oyama are also very popular. Its tofu is so famous that people even say, “Oyama is tofu, and tofu is Oyama.”

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