5 days in Japan Itinerary

5 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kyoto
— 1 night
2
Hakodate
— 1 night
3
Tokyo
— 1 night

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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 11th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kinkaku-ji, explore the historical opulence of Nijo Castle, and then make a trip to Kiyomizu-dera Temple. On the 12th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Sanjusangendo Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, and then contemplate the long history of Tofuku-ji Temple.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Kyoto tour itinerary maker tool.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Kyoto is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Japan Standard Time (JST), which is usually an 8 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Amsterdam in November; daily highs in Kyoto reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Hakodate.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites
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Kinkaku-ji ©
Kinkaku-ji
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine

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Hakodate

Hakodate ©
A gateway to the island, Hakodate has gained a reputation for its waterfront attractions, its proximity to some of the island's most popular natural sites, and its seafood.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakodate Morning Market, thenlook for gifts at Kanemori Red Brick Warehouse, and then wander the streets of Motomachi.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Hakodate online vacation maker.

You can fly from Kyoto to Hakodate in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Kyoto in November; daily highs in Hakodate reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Hakodate

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Kanemori Red Brick Warehouse ©
Kanemori Red Brick Warehouse
Motomachi ©
Motomachi
Hakodate Morning Market ©
Hakodate Morning Market

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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 14th (Wed), take a stroll through Ginza and then admire the masterpieces at Tokyo National Museum.

For reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Tokyo trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Hakodate to Tokyo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from Hakodate in November, things will get somewhat warmer in Tokyo: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping
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Tokyo National Museum ©
Tokyo National Museum
Ginza ©
Ginza

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