8 days in Japan Itinerary

8 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kyoto
— 3 nights
2
Odai-cho
— 1 day
3
Tokyo
— 3 nights

3
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 (Mon), steep yourself in history at Heian Shrine, contemplate the long history of Kiyomizu-dera Temple, and then visit Gion. On your second day here, explore the historical opulence of Nijo Castle, take in nature's colorful creations at Shosei-en Garden, then steep yourself in history at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, and finally contemplate the long history of Sanjusangendo Temple.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Kyoto day trip website.

Siem Reap, Cambodia to Kyoto is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time (ICT) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is 2 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Siem Reap in September: high temperatures in Kyoto hover around 33°C and lows are around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Odai-cho.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Gion
Gion

1
day
Odai-cho

Odai-cho ©
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): make a trip to Okuise Forestpia, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kobenomiya Yomo Shrine, then meet the residents at Ouchiyama Zoo, and finally contemplate the long history of Tsuzurato Pass.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Odai-cho planner.

Drive from Kyoto to Odai-cho in 2.5 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Kyoto in September: highs in Odai-cho hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Odai-cho

Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Taiki-cho, Tsuzurato Pass
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Ouchiyama Zoo ©
Ouchiyama Zoo

3
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.
Family-friendly places like Odaiba District and Meiji Jingu Shrine will thrill your kids. Get a sense of the local culture at Tokyo National Museum and Asakusa. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Senso-ji Temple, don't miss a visit to Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, take in nature's colorful creations at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, and take an in-depth tour of Edo-Tokyo Museum.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Tokyo trip builder site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Odai-cho to Tokyo. Traveling from Odai-cho in September, Tokyo is little chillier at night with lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods · Museums · Shopping
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Akihabara ©
Akihabara
Odaiba District ©
Odaiba District
Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple

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