7 days in Japan Itinerary

7 days in Japan Itinerary

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Kyoto
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Tokyo
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Heian Shrine, steep yourself in history at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, and then steep yourself in history at Sanjusangendo Temple. On the 28th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kinkaku-ji, explore the historical opulence of Nijo Castle, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kiyomizu-dera Temple.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Kyoto trip planner.

General Santos, Philippines to Kyoto is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Philippine Standard Time to Japan Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from General Santos in October, things will get a bit cooler in Kyoto: highs are around 27°C and lows about 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Tokyo.

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
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.
Bring the kids along to Tokyo Disneyland and Meiji Jingu Shrine. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Tokyo Tower, take in nature's colorful creations at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, get engrossed in the history at Edo-Tokyo Museum, and ponder the world of politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Tokyo holiday planner.

You can take a train from Kyoto to Tokyo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Tokyo can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Theme Parks · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Tokyo Disneyland
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Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou ©
Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou
Tokyo Disneyland ©
Tokyo Disneyland
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden

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