11 days in Japan Itinerary

11 days in Japan Itinerary

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11 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Tokyo
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
2
Kyoto
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Hiroshima
— 3 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Tel Aviv

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.
Popular historic sites such as Sensō-ji and Meiji Jingu Shrine are in your itinerary. Odaiba and Tokyo National Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: meet the residents at Ueno Zoo, ponder the world of politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, and enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Tokyo.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Tokyo trip itinerary website .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Tokyo is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Tel Aviv to Tokyo. Traveling from Tel Aviv in November, things will get little chillier in Tokyo: highs are around 19°C and lows about 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks
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Odaiba ©
Odaiba
Sensō-ji ©
Sensō-ji
Tokyo National Museum ©
Tokyo National Museum

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.
Gion and Nijo Castle are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get some historical perspective at Kiyomizu-dera Temple and Kinkaku-ji. Explore Kyoto's surroundings by going to Osaka (Dotonbori & Osaka Castle) and Nara (Todai-ji Temple & Nara Park). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ryoanji Temple, and admire the natural beauty at Shosei-en Garden.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Kyoto trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by train from Tokyo to Kyoto takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In November, daytime highs in Kyoto are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can take a train to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Nara, Osaka
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Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

3
nights
Hiroshima

Hiroshima ©
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum and then step off the mainland to explore Miyajima. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Itsukushima Shrine Torii, steep yourself in history at Itsukushima Shrine, then pause for some photo ops at Atomic Bomb Dome, and finally step into the grandiose world of Hiroshima Castle.

To see photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Hiroshima trip builder website .

Traveling by train from Kyoto to Hiroshima takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Hiroshima can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. On the 11th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Hatsukaichi
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Miyajima ©
Miyajima
Itsukushima Shrine ©
Itsukushima Shrine
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park ©
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park

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