5 days in Japan Itinerary

5 days in Japan Itinerary

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5 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Kannur
Fly + Drive:  16​h 30​min
1
Narita
— 1 day
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Tokyo
— 1 night
train:  2​h 30​min
3
Kyoto
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  21​h
End: Kannur

1
day
Narita

Narita ©
Pilgrims and aviators come to Narita, a town known during the Edo period for its temple, and now known primarily for its airport.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): make a trip to Naritasan Shinsho-ji Temple, walk around Naritasan Park, and then don't miss a visit to Naritasan Omote Sando.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Narita visit planner.

Kannur, India to Narita is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Kannur to Narita due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in November, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to take a bus to Tokyo.

Things to do in Narita

Historic Sites Parks
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Naritasan Shinsho-ji Temple ©
Naritasan Shinsho-ji Temple
Naritasan Omote Sando ©
Naritasan Omote Sando
Naritasan Park ©
Naritasan Park

1
night
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.
On the 12th (Tue), get great views at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, then get a sense of history and politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, and finally make a trip to Tokyo Tower.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Tokyo trip itinerary maker website .

You can take a bus from Narita to Tokyo in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In November, daytime highs in Tokyo are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Parks
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Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Heian Shrine, then make a trip to Kiyomizu-dera Temple, and then steep yourself in history at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine.

To find reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Kyoto holiday planner.

You can take a train from Tokyo to Kyoto in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in November, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Heian Shrine ©
Heian Shrine

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