10 days in Tokyo & Kyoto Itinerary

10 days in Tokyo & Kyoto Itinerary

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

5
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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). There's much more to do: make a trip to Tokyo Tower, enjoy breathtaking views from Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, take a stroll through Akihabara, and explore the world behind art at Tokyo National Museum.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Tokyo online tour planner.

Los Angeles, USA to Tokyo is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is 17 hours. In March, Tokyo is slightly colder than Los Angeles - with highs of 58°F and lows of 43°F. You'll have a few hours on the 20th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods · Theme Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Urayasu
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Odaiba District ©
Odaiba District
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower
Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): wander the streets of Gion. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Nijo Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kinkaku-ji, then steep yourself in history at Heian Shrine, and finally make a trip to Kiyomizu-dera Temple.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Kyoto trip builder website.

Traveling by train from Tokyo to Kyoto takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In March, daytime highs in Kyoto are 57°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

1
night
Tokyo

Tokyo ©
For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Tokyo trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by train from Kyoto to Tokyo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Tokyo Central Railway Station ©
Tokyo Central Railway Station

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