10 days in Tokyo, Kyoto & Nara Itinerary

10 days in Tokyo, Kyoto & Nara Itinerary

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10 days in Tokyo, Kyoto & Nara Itinerary

Start: Bucharest
Fly:  18​h
1
Tokyo
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
2
Kyoto
— 1 day
train:  2​h 45​min
3
Tokyo
— 1 night
train:  3​h 30​min
4
Nara
— 1 day
train:  3​h 30​min
5
Tokyo
— 3 nights
Fly:  18​h
End: Bucharest

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): get a sense of history and politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Senso-ji Temple, then wander the streets of Ginza, and finally steep yourself in history at Tokyo Central Railway Station. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, stroll through Odaiba Kaihin Koen (Odaiba Seaside Park), then make a trip to Shibuya Pedestrian Scramble, and finally take a stroll through Harajuku Takeshita-dori.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Tokyo road trip website .

Bucharest, Romania to Tokyo is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Bucharest to Tokyo is 7 hours. Traveling from Bucharest in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Tokyo, with lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Shopping Parks
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Ginza ©
Ginza
Sensō-ji ©
Sensō-ji
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Heian Shrine, take some stellar pictures from Kiyomizu-dera Temple, and then don't miss a visit to Gion.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Kyoto trip planner .

Getting from Tokyo to Kyoto by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Gion
Gion
Heian Shrine ©
Heian Shrine

1
night
Tokyo

Tokyo ©
On the 29th (Fri), make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine and then wander the streets of Odaiba.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Tokyo travel app .

Take a train from Kyoto to Tokyo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Nara.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods
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Odaiba ©
Odaiba
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine

1
day
Nara

Nara ©
The country's first established capital, Nara houses some of the most storied buildings and natural attractions in Japan, with eight World Heritage Sites in total.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kofuku-ji Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kasuga Grand Shrine, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Wakakusa, then look for all kinds of wild species at Nara Park, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Todai-ji Temple.

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Traveling by train from Tokyo to Nara takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. June in Nara sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Tokyo.

Things to do in Nara

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife
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Nara Park ©
Nara Park
Todai-ji Temple ©
Todai-ji Temple
Kasuga Grand Shrine ©
Kasuga Grand Shrine

3
nights
Tokyo

Tokyo ©
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine and then wander the streets of Odaiba. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon): make an unforgettable trip to Tokyo Disneyland.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Tokyo trip planner .

Traveling by train from Nara to Tokyo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Nara in June, plan for slightly colder nights in Tokyo, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Theme Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tokyo Disneyland
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Tokyo Disneyland ©
Tokyo Disneyland
Odaiba ©
Odaiba
Imperial Palace ©
Imperial Palace

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