9 days in Japan Itinerary

9 days in Japan Itinerary

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9 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Tokyo
— 4 nights
train:  3​h
2
Kyoto
— 3 nights
train + Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Vancouver

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.
You've added Owl Cafe Mohumohu, Robot Restaurant, Akihabara, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Observatory, Seaside Top.

Before you visit Tokyo, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Vancouver, Canada to Tokyo is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Japan Standard Time (JST), which is usually a 17 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Vancouver in July, with highs in Tokyo at 36°C and lows at 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Tours Museums Classes

Side Trips

Cup Noodles Museum Yokohama, Ghibli Museum Mitaka
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Ghibli Museum Mitaka ©
Ghibli Museum Mitaka
Purikura no Mecca ©
Purikura no Mecca
Owl Cafe Mohumohu ©
Owl Cafe Mohumohu

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.
You've added Arashiyama Bamboo Grove, Dotonbori, Osaka Castle, and other attractions to your itinerary. It doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Kyoto sightseeing planner.

You can take a train from Tokyo to Kyoto in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 28°C. You will leave for home on the 3rd (Sat).

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Osaka
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Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Arashiyama Bamboo Grove ©
Arashiyama Bamboo Grove
Kinkaku-ji ©
Kinkaku-ji

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