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2 Week 14 Day Japan Itinerary

14 day Japan Itinerary

Japan is a phenomenal country. I could spend a whole post listing the various things I love about it. Its flame-coloured torii gates, the sounds of birdsong on the Tokyo metro, the roaming deer…

I’m by no means an expert on Japan. But I’ve drawn on my own research and experiences to provide some ideas and advice to help plan your own trip. Along with a 14 day Japan itinerary, I’ve included pre-planning tips, a breakdown of our expenses and even some alternative itineraries from other sources. Enjoy!

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Thatched house with snow on the roof in Ainokura, Japan

Fairytale Ainokura in the snow

As soon as I first read about the gassho-zukuri thatched houses in Ainokura, I knew we had to squeeze in a stay at a traditional minshuku guesthouse there. It might seem out of the way when you look at the rest of our east to west itinerary, but I’m so happy I made that call. It turned out to be my favourite part of our time in Japan!

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