5 days in Japan Itinerary

5 days in Japan Itinerary

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1
Tokyo
— 1 day
2
Kyoto
— 3 nights

1
day
Tokyo

Tokyo ©
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.
On the 22nd (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Senso-ji Temple, then admire the striking features of Tokyo Tower, then don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, and finally make a trip to Shibuya Crossing.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Tokyo trip planner.

Bengaluru, India to Tokyo is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Bengaluru to Tokyo is 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites
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Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower

3
nights
Kyoto

Kyoto ©
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 23rd (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ryoanji Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kinkaku-ji, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shimogamo Jinja, and finally go for a walk through Gion. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sanjusangendo Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, and then steep yourself in history at Kiyomizu-dera Temple.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Kyoto day trip planner.

Traveling by train from Tokyo to Kyoto takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Kinkaku-ji ©
Kinkaku-ji

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