15 days in Tokyo & Kyoto Itinerary

15 days in Tokyo & Kyoto Itinerary

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Kyoto
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Tokyo
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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.
You've added Aoyama Street, Hachiko, teamLab Borderless, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's more to do: don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Tokyo vacation builder app.

If you are flying in from Chile, the closest major aiports are Tokyo Haneda International Airport, Narita International Airport, Ibaraki Airport / JASDF Hyakuri Air Base and Yokota Air Base. In December, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to 4°C. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Sun) before leaving for Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods · Theme Parks
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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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Namba Yasaka Shrine, Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan, Shinsekai, and other attractions. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kyoto: Dotombori District (in Dotombori), Nara Park (in Nara) and Universal Studios Japan (in Osaka). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Arashiyama, have some family-friendly fun at Sunset Owl Cafe, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ryoanji Temple, and step into the grandiose world of Osaka Castle.

For photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Kyoto trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by train from Tokyo to Kyoto takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in December, and nighttime lows around 4°C. On the 14th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Tokyo

Your list of things to see and do now includes Shibuya Parco, teamLab☆Planets, Roppongi District, and other attractions. Go for a jaunt from Tokyo to Maihama to see Tokyo Disneyland about 38 minutes away.

Plan trip to Tokyo with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Take a train from Kyoto to Tokyo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly; or drive. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Theme Parks · Museums · Fun & Games · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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