11 days in Japan Itinerary

11 days in Japan Itinerary

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11 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Tokyo
— 3 nights
Train:  2​h 30​min
2
Kyoto
— 3 nights
Train:  1​h 45​min
3
Hiroshima
— 3 nights
Train:  4​h
4
Tokyo
— 1 night
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

3
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Tokyo National Museum and Senso-ji Temple. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Odaiba and Asakusa. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Ginza, examine the collection at The Gallery of Horyuji Treasures, and get a taste of the local shopping with Takeshita Street.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Tokyo trip maker .

Mumbai, India to Tokyo is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is 3 hours. In November, Tokyo is much colder than Mumbai - with highs of 19°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites
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Ginza ©
Ginza
Odaiba ©
Odaiba
Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple

3
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 Museum of Traditional Crafts Fureaikan and Byodo-in Temple Museum Hoshokan will appeal to museum buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and Dotonbori. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Kiyomizu-dera Temple, step into the grandiose world of Nijo Castle, explore the world behind art at Hosomi Museum, and wander the streets of Gion.

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

Traveling by train from Tokyo to Kyoto takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in November, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Byodo-in Temple Museum Hoshokan, Dotonbori
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Kinkaku-ji ©
Kinkaku-ji

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.
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum and Miyajima are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Appreciate the collections at Hiroshima Museum of Art and Hiroshima National Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims. Take a break from Hiroshima with a short trip to Itsukushima Shrine in Hatsukaichi, about 58 minutes away. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima, view the masterpieces at Schmoe House, and step into the grandiose world of Hiroshima Castle.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Hiroshima online itinerary planner .

Traveling by train from Kyoto to Hiroshima takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December in Hiroshima, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Tokyo.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Hatsukaichi
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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum ©
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Itsukushima Shrine ©
Itsukushima Shrine
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima ©
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima

1
night
Tokyo

Tokyo
To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Tokyo trip itinerary planning website .

Take a train from Hiroshima to Tokyo in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. You will leave for home on the 5th (Thu).

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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