8 days in Japan Itinerary

8 days in Japan Itinerary

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

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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tokyo: Maihama (Tokyo Disneyland & Tokyo DisneySea). There's much more to do: make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, take in nature's colorful creations at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, take an in-depth tour of Edo-Tokyo Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of Tokyo Tower.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Tokyo vacation maker.

Indore, India to Tokyo is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Indore to Tokyo, you'll lose 3.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Indore in October; daily highs in Tokyo reach 26°C and lows reach 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Theme Parks · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Urayasu
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Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou ©
Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou
Tokyo Disneyland ©
Tokyo Disneyland
Tokyo DisneySea ©
Tokyo DisneySea

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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 21st (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Kyoto Museum of Crafts and Design, contemplate the long history of Kiyomizu-dera Temple, and then steep yourself in history at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kinkaku-ji, explore the historical opulence of Nijo Castle, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Heian Shrine, and finally wander the streets of Gion.

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Getting from Tokyo to Kyoto by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
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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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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 23rd (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Hiroshima Castle, then contemplate the long history of Atomic Bomb Dome, then contemplate the long history of Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima, and finally get engrossed in the history at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Hiroshima tour itinerary website.

Traveling by train from Kyoto to Hiroshima takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Hiroshima can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

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

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