9 days in Kumamoto Prefecture & Tokyo Prefecture Itinerary

9 days in Kumamoto Prefecture & Tokyo Prefecture Itinerary

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Kumamoto
— 2 nights
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Tokyo
— 5 nights

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nights
Kumamoto

Kumamoto ©
Centered around its castle, Kumamoto stands as a historic city with plenty of modern-day appeal to add to the mix.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kumamoto: Aso Panorama Line (in Aso) and Choyo Bridge (in Minamiaso-mura). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Kumamoto Castle, explore the world behind art at Contemporary Art Museum, Kumamoto, get all the information you need at Sakuranobaba Johsaien, and browse the different shops at Shimotori Shotengai.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Kumamoto trip itinerary builder app.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Kumamoto is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time to Japan Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in December; daily highs in Kumamoto reach 12°C and lows reach 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kumamoto

Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Kumamoto Prefecture, Aso Panorama Line, Choyo Bridge, Ukishima Shrine
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Suizenji Jojuen Garden ©
Suizenji Jojuen Garden
Kumamoto Castle ©
Kumamoto Castle
Aso Panorama Line ©
Aso Panorama Line

5
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.
Tokyo is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, get a sense of history and politics at Imperial Palace, walk around Ueno Park, and stop by Odaiba District.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Tokyo online day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Kumamoto to Tokyo takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In December in Tokyo, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 4°C at night. On the 15th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Sumidagawa River Terrace
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Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower
Tokyo Skytree ©
Tokyo Skytree

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