8 days in Japan Itinerary

8 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tokyo
— 2 nights
2
Kyoto
— 1 day
3
Tokyo
— 4 nights

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Hozomon, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Asakusa Shrine, and then explore the galleries of KidZania Tokyo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make an unforgettable trip to Tokyo Disneyland, find something for the whole family at Tokyo DisneySea, and then look for gifts at Bon Voyage.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Tokyo vacation tool.

Phoenix, USA to Tokyo is an approximately 17-hour flight. Traveling from Phoenix to Tokyo, you'll lose 16 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Phoenix in October, expect Tokyo to be little chillier, temps between 72°F and 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Urayasu
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KidZania Tokyo ©
KidZania Tokyo
Tokyo Disneyland ©
Tokyo Disneyland
Asakusa Shrine ©
Asakusa Shrine

1
day
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Nishiki Market Shopping District, Biwako Terrace and Ginkakuji Temple. Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Nijo Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ginkakuji Temple, then take some stellar pictures from Biwako Terrace, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Nishiki Market Shopping District.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Kyoto online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Tokyo to Kyoto by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Kyoto can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Biwako Terrace
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Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle
Nishiki Market Shopping District ©
Nishiki Market Shopping District
Ginkakuji Temple ©
Ginkakuji Temple

4
nights
Tokyo

Tokyo ©
Your day by day itinerary now includes teamLab☆Planets as well as Harajuku Tourist Information Center. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Funabashi Andersen Park and Diver City Tokyo Plaza. Family-friendly places like Meiji Shrine Imperial Garden and Sanrio Puroland will thrill your kids. Change things up with a short trip to Keisei Rose Garden in Yachiyo (about 1h 10 min away). See some other sides of Tokyo: look for all kinds of wild species at Tokyo Port Wildbird Park and take in a show at Robot Restaurant.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Tokyo trip itinerary builder site.

You can take a train from Kyoto to Tokyo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. On the 14th (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Parks · Theme Parks · Nightlife

Side Trips

Sanrio Puroland, Keisei Rose Garden, Funabashi Andersen Park
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teamLab☆Planets ©
teamLab☆Planets
Funabashi Andersen Park ©
Funabashi Andersen Park
Sanrio Puroland ©
Sanrio Puroland

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