36 days in Kyoto Prefecture Itinerary

36 days in Kyoto Prefecture Itinerary

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36 days in Kyoto Prefecture Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly + train:  10​h 45​min
1
Kyoto
— 11 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Wazuka-cho
— 8 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Kyotango
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Fukuchiyama
— 8 nights
Drive + Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Singapore

11
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Nishiyama Park (in Nagaokakyo) and Takenomichi (in Muko). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Kiyomizu-dera Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kinkaku-ji, take a stroll through Gion, and take in the pleasant sights at Arashiyama.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Kyoto trip website .

Singapore, Singapore to Kyoto is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Kyoto is 1 hour. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Singapore in December: high temperatures in Kyoto hover around 13°C and lows are around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Wazuka-cho.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Takenomichi, Nishiyama Park
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

8
nights
Wazuka-cho

Wazuka-cho ©
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Wazuka-cho: Kizugawa (Joruri Temple, Fudomyoo Magaibutsu, & more), Uji (Kisen Bridge, Byodoin, & more) and Kyotanabe (Juho-ji Temple, Daitokuji Temple, & more).

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Wazuka-cho holiday maker website .

You can drive from Kyoto to Wazuka-cho in 1.5 hours. December in Wazuka-cho sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Kyotango.

Things to do in Wazuka-cho

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Kizugawa, Joyo, Kyotanabe, Ujitawara-cho, Uji
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Byodoin ©
Byodoin
Kyoto Obubu Tea Farms ©
Kyoto Obubu Tea Farms
Mito Shrine ©
Mito Shrine

8
nights
Kyotango

Kyotango ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kyotango: Maizuru (Maizuru Chiegura, Togo Historic Residence, & more), Ine-cho (Kosaki Observatory, Mukai Shuzo, & more) and Miyazu (Kasamatsu Park, Amanohashidate, & more).

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Kyotango visit planner.

Traveling by car from Wazuka-cho to Kyotango takes 3 hours. When traveling from Wazuka-cho in December, plan for little chillier days in Kyotango, with highs around 9°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Fukuchiyama.

Things to do in Kyotango

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Miyazu, Maizuru, Ine-cho, Yosano-cho
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Amanohashidate ©
Amanohashidate
Ine no Funaya ©
Ine no Funaya
Amanohashidate View Land ©
Amanohashidate View Land

8
nights
Fukuchiyama

Fukuchiyama ©
Fukuchiyama is a city in northern Kyoto Prefecture, Japan, on the Yura River. Venture out of the city with trips to Maizuru (Keirinji Temple, Goro Sky Tower, & more), Kyotanba-cho (Ibomizu Shrine, Nanairo-no-Ki, & more) and Yura River Bridge (in Miyazu). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Onitakeinari Shrine, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Fukuchiyama City Zoo, get a taste of life in the country at Ayabe Fureai Farm, and get a new perspective on nature at Fukuchiyama City Flood Control Memorial.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Fukuchiyama trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Kyotango to Fukuchiyama by car takes about 1.5 hours. In December in Fukuchiyama, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 3°C at night. You will leave for home on the 6th (Mon).

Things to do in Fukuchiyama

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Kyotanba-cho, Ayabe, Maizuru, Yura River Bridge, Ono Dam Park
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Amanoiwato Shrine ©
Amanoiwato Shrine
Choanji Temple ©
Choanji Temple
Ankokuji Temple ©
Ankokuji Temple

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