10 days in Kyoto Prefecture Itinerary

10 days in Kyoto Prefecture Itinerary

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10 days in Kyoto Prefecture Itinerary

Start: Manila, Luzon
Fly + Drive:  11​h 30​min
1
Kizugawa
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Kyoto
— 6 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Manila, Luzon

3
nights
Kizugawa

Kizugawa ©
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Nara Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kasuga Grand Shrine, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kofuku-ji Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tōdai-ji, then examine the collection at Todaiji Temple Cultural Center, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Wakakusa. On the 21st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take some stellar pictures from Naramachi, then steep yourself in history at Naramachi Koshino Ie, then admire the natural beauty at Isuien Garden, and finally steep yourself in history at Heijokyu Ruins.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Kizugawa trip itinerary builder site .

Manila, Philippines to Kizugawa is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Philippines Time (PHT) to Japan Standard Time (JST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Manila in March; daily highs in Kizugawa reach 15°C and lows reach 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Kizugawa

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Nara
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Todai-ji Temple ©
Todai-ji Temple
Nara Park ©
Nara Park
Kasuga Grand Shrine ©
Kasuga Grand Shrine

6
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Kyoto side-trips: Osaka (Universal Studios Japan, Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan, & more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kiyomizu-dera, wander the streets of Gion, don't miss a visit to Arashiyama, and explore the historical opulence of Nijo-jo Castle.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Kyoto travel planner.

You can drive from Kizugawa to Kyoto in an hour. Traveling from Kizugawa in March, expect a bit cooler with lows of 5°C in Kyoto. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Theme Parks Parks

Side Trip

Osaka
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan

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