7 days in Kyoto & Osaka Itinerary

7 days in Kyoto & Osaka Itinerary

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7 days in Kyoto & Osaka Itinerary

Start: Bangkok
Fly + train:  9​h 30​min
1
Kyoto
— 2 nights
train:  15​min
2
Kita
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Bangkok

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.
Kyoto is known for historic sites, shopping, classes, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Kiyomizu-dera Temple, explore the historical opulence of Nijo Castle, wander the streets of Gion, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Koshojibetsuin Ryozenhobyo.

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Bangkok, Thailand to Kyoto is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or fly. Traveling from Bangkok to Kyoto, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Bangkok in May: highs in Kyoto hover around 29°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Kita.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Jishu Shrine
Find places to stay May 26 — 28:
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

3
nights
Kita

Kita ©
A Kita holiday offers a great deal of varied attractions that cater to all kinds of modern urban explorers.
Kita is known for shopping, childrens museums, historic sites, nightlife, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Japan, wander the streets of Shinsaibashi, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan, and explore the historical opulence of Osaka Castle.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Kita day trip planning site .

Kita is just a stone's throw from Kyoto. In May, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kita

Theme Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Osaka
Find places to stay May 28 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Osaka Castle ©
Osaka Castle
Dotonbori ©
Dotonbori

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