5 days in Japan Itinerary

5 days in Japan Itinerary

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1
Kyoto
— 1 night
2
Tokyo
— 2 nights

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night
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 18th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kinkaku-ji, thenstop by Gion, and then steep yourself in history at Kiyomizu-dera Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Nijo Castle, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, and then steep yourself in history at Sanjusangendo Temple.

To find ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Kyoto trip maker tool.

Boracay, Philippines to Kyoto is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Boracay to Kyoto is 1 hour. When traveling from Boracay in April, plan for little chillier days and colder nights in Kyoto: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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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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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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Senso-ji Temple, thenadmire the masterpieces at Tokyo National Museum, thenget a taste of the local shopping with Ginza, and finally admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Edo-Tokyo Museum and then get a taste of the local shopping with Takeshita Street.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Tokyo trip builder website.

Take a train from Kyoto to Tokyo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Museums Shopping
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Tokyo National Museum ©
Tokyo National Museum
Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple
Edo-Tokyo Museum ©
Edo-Tokyo Museum

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