7 days in Japan Itinerary

7 days in Japan Itinerary

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Kyoto
— 4 nights
2
Tokyo
— 1 night

4
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Tenryuji Temple and Toji. Appreciate the collections at Toraya Kyoto Gallery and Mukashi Ningyo Aoyama / K1-Doll. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jojakkoji Temple, contemplate the long history of Kitano Tenmangu Shrine, admire the natural beauty at Nanzen-ji Temple, and don't miss a visit to Kurama-dera.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Kyoto trip planner.

New York City, USA to Kyoto is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 14 hours traveling from New York City to Kyoto. In November, daytime highs in Kyoto are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Nanzen-ji Temple ©
Nanzen-ji Temple
Eikando Zenrinji Temple ©
Eikando Zenrinji Temple
Tofuku-ji Temple ©
Tofuku-ji Temple

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 22nd (Sun), take a stroll through Ueno District, thenexplore the historical opulence of The East Gardens of the Imperial Palace (Edo Castle Ruin), thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Zojo-ji Temple, and finally see the interesting displays at Samurai Museum.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Tokyo trip planner.

Getting from Kyoto to Tokyo by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In November, daytime highs in Tokyo are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
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Zojo-ji Temple ©
Zojo-ji Temple
Samurai Museum ©
Samurai Museum

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