9 days in Tokyo, Kyoto & Hiroshima Itinerary

9 days in Tokyo, Kyoto & Hiroshima Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

2
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.
Head to Ginza and Takeshita Streetfor some retail therapy. Tokyo National Museum and Edo-Tokyo Museum will appeal to museum buffs. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Odaiba District, take in the spiritual surroundings of Senso-ji Temple, make a trip to Shibuya Crossing, and shop like a local with Asakusa.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Tokyo trip builder site.

New Delhi, India to Tokyo is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Tokyo is 3.5 hours. Traveling from New Delhi in March, expect nights in Tokyo to be slightly colder, around °C, while days are much colder, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to take a train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Shopping Museums
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Tokyo National Museum ©
Tokyo National Museum
Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple
Odaiba District ©
Odaiba District

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.
For shopping fun, head to Dotombori District or Minami (Namba). Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and Kinkaku-ji. Go for a jaunt from Kyoto to Osaka to see Koji Kinutani Tenku Art Museum about 1h 15 min away. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Gion, steep yourself in history at Kiyomizu-dera Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Heian Shrine, and stop by Horando, Togetsukyo Honten.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Kyoto online day trip planner.

Getting from Tokyo to Kyoto by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Osaka
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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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima, see the interesting displays at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, and then steep yourself in history at Atomic Bomb Dome.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Hiroshima holiday planning tool.

Traveling by train from Kyoto to Hiroshima takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Hiroshima can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Fri) before leaving for 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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