8 days in Japan Itinerary

8 days in Japan Itinerary

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1
Hiroshima
— 1 day
2
Kyoto
— 2 nights
3
Tokyo
— 4 nights

1
day
Hiroshima

Hiroshima ©
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Atomic Bomb Dome, then contemplate the long history of Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima, and then get engrossed in the history at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Hiroshima online holiday maker.

Jakarta, Indonesia to Hiroshima is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Western Indonesia Time to Japan Standard Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Jakarta in October, expect Hiroshima to be slightly colder, temps between 26°C and 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can take a train to Kyoto.

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): don't miss a visit to Heian Shrine, then contemplate the long history of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, and then steep yourself in history at Sanjusangendo Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kinkaku-ji, then step into the grandiose world of Nijo Castle, and then contemplate the long history of Kiyomizu-dera Temple.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Kyoto travel planning app.

Traveling by train from Hiroshima to Kyoto takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Kyoto are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) 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

4
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 Tokyo's surroundings by going to Maihama (Tokyo Disneyland & Tokyo DisneySea). The adventure continues: make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, admire the landmark architecture of Tokyo Tower, admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, and take an in-depth tour of Tokyo National Museum.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Tokyo trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by train from Kyoto to Tokyo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

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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