10 days in Tokyo & Kyoto Itinerary

10 days in Tokyo & Kyoto Itinerary

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10 days in Tokyo & Kyoto Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Tokyo
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
2
Kyoto
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Zurich

4
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.
Have a day of magic on the 15th (Wed) at Tokyo Disneyland. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, ponder the world of politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, admire the landmark architecture of Tokyo Tower, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Sensō-ji.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Tokyo trip planner .

Zurich, Switzerland to Tokyo is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Zurich to Tokyo. In May, Tokyo is somewhat warmer than Zurich - with highs of 28°C and lows of 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tokyo Disneyland
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Odaiba ©
Odaiba
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden

4
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.
Kyoto is known for historic sites, shopping, classes, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Kiyomizu-dera Temple, don't miss a visit to Heian Shrine, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kinkaku-ji, and go for a walk through Arashiyama.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Kyoto online tour planner .

You can take a train from Tokyo to Kyoto in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 17°C. On the 20th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

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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