9 days in Tokyo & Kyoto Itinerary

9 days in Tokyo & Kyoto Itinerary

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Tokyo
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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.
Change things up with a short trip to Yokohama Chinatown in Yokohama (about 36 minutes away). There's more to do: examine the collection at Ghibli Museum Mitaka and pause for some photo ops at Hachiko.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Tokyo journey builder website.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Tokyo Haneda International Airport, Narita International Airport and Ibaraki Airport / JASDF Hyakuri Air Base. In March in Tokyo, expect temperatures between 58°F during the day and 43°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Mon) before leaving for Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

Yokohama Chinatown, Ghibli Museum Mitaka
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Ghibli Museum Mitaka ©
Ghibli Museum Mitaka
Yokohama Chinatown ©
Yokohama Chinatown
Hachiko ©
Hachiko

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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.
Kyoto is known for historic sites, shopping, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Kiyomizu-dera Temple, step into the grandiose world of Nijo Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sanjusangendo Temple, and admire the masterpieces at Hosomi Museum.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Kyoto trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Tokyo to Kyoto takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly; or drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

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Tokyo

Tokyo ©
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Senso-ji Temple, make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, then admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Tokyo Tower. On the 2nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: walk around Ueno Park, then have some family-friendly fun at Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou, then don't miss a visit to Tokyo Skytree, and finally don't miss a visit to Shibuya Crossing.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Tokyo trip planning website.

You can take a train from Kyoto to Tokyo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly; or drive.

Things to do in Tokyo

Parks · Historic Sites · Fun & Games
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Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou ©
Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine

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