14 days in Tokyo, Hiroshima & Kyoto Itinerary

14 days in Tokyo, Hiroshima & Kyoto Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tokyo
— 4 nights
2
Hiroshima
— 2 nights
3
Kyoto
— 6 nights

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.
Head to Ginza and Yokohama Chinatownfor plenty of shopping. Senso-ji Temple and Tokyo National Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Odaiba District, don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, and get a taste of the local shopping with Takeshita Street.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Tokyo online vacation planner.

Porto, Portugal to Tokyo is an approximately 20-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Porto to Tokyo. In March in Tokyo, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods · Shopping · Museums

Side Trip

Yokohama Chinatown
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Ginza ©
Ginza
Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple
Odaiba District ©
Odaiba District

2
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 31st (Sun): steep yourself in history at Itsukushima Shrine, stroll through Miyajima, and then head outdoors with Mikasahama Beach. On the 1st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step into the grandiose world of Hiroshima Castle, then contemplate the long history of Atomic Bomb Dome, then contemplate the long history of Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima, and finally get engrossed in the history at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Hiroshima driving holiday app.

Traveling by flight from Tokyo to Hiroshima takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in March, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to take a train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

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

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and Nijo Castle. Head to Dotombori District and Kyoto Station Buildingfor some retail therapy. Change things up with these side-trips from Kyoto: Kuromon Market (in Nippombashi) and Nara (Todai-ji Temple & Nara Park). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Kiyomizu-dera Temple, wander the streets of Arashiyama, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kinkaku-ji, and step into the grandiose world of Osaka Castle.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Kyoto online trip itinerary planner.

Take a train from Hiroshima to Kyoto in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Kyoto are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

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

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