7 days in Japan Itinerary

7 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Hiroshima
— 1 day
2
Kyoto
— 2 nights
3
Tokyo
— 3 nights

1
day
Hiroshima

Hiroshima ©
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Hiroshima Castle, thencontemplate the long history of Atomic Bomb Dome, thenmake a trip to Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima, and finally see the interesting displays at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Hiroshima trip planner.

Ahmedabad, India to Hiroshima is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Ahmedabad to Hiroshima is 3.5 hours. Traveling from Ahmedabad in November, expect nights in Hiroshima to be slightly colder, around °C, while days are cooler, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can take a train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Museums Historic Sites
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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum ©
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima ©
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima
Atomic Bomb Dome ©
Atomic Bomb Dome

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.
On the 18th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Heian Shrine, thensteep yourself in history at Kiyomizu-dera Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine. On the 19th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kinkaku-ji, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ryoanji Temple, thenexplore the historical opulence of Nijo Castle, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Shosei-en Garden, and finally contemplate the long history of Sanjusangendo Temple.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Kyoto online tour builder.

Traveling by train from Hiroshima to Kyoto takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November in Kyoto, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can take a train to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Parks
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

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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.
You'll explore and learn at Edo-Tokyo Museum and Tokyo National Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Senso-ji Temple and Asakusa. Step out of Tokyo to go to Mitaka and see Ghibli Museum Mitaka, which is approximately 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Ginza, don't miss a visit to Takeshita Street, take in nature's colorful creations at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, and get a sense of history and politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Tokyo driving holiday planner.

Getting from Kyoto to Tokyo by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In November, daily temperatures in Tokyo can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Ghibli Museum Mitaka
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Ginza ©
Ginza
Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple
Tokyo National Museum ©
Tokyo National Museum

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