10 days in Tokyo Prefecture & Kyoto Prefecture Itinerary

10 days in Tokyo Prefecture & Kyoto Prefecture Itinerary

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10 days in Tokyo Prefecture & Kyoto Prefecture Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Tokyo
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
2
Kyoto
— 4 nights
train + Fly:  9​h
End: New Delhi

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.
Popular historic sites such as Tokyo National Museum and Senso-ji Temple are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Odaiba and Fukagawa Edo Museum. Explore Tokyo's surroundings by going to Hakone-machi (Lake Ashi (Ashinoko) & The Hakone Open-Air Museum) and Lake Kawaguchi (in Fujikawaguchiko-machi). It doesn't end there: examine the collection at Edo-Tokyo Museum.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Tokyo trip itinerary builder tool .

New Delhi, India to Tokyo is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Japan Standard Time (JST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Traveling from New Delhi in October, expect nights in Tokyo to be little chillier, around 18°C, while days are much colder, around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hakone-machi, Lake Kawaguchi
Highlights from your plan
Tokyo National Museum ©
Tokyo National Museum
Odaiba ©
Odaiba
Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple

4
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.
Get some historical perspective at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and Kinkaku-ji. Appreciate the collections at Kyoto National Museum and Osaka Shiritsu Toyo Toji Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Kyoto side-trips: Nara (Nara National Museum, Todaiji Temple Cultural Center, & more) and Muko City Cultural Museum (in Muko). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kiyomizu-dera Temple, wander the streets of Gion, get engrossed in the history at Lake Biwa Canal Museum, and explore the historical opulence of Nijo Castle.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Kyoto online trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Tokyo to Kyoto by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in October, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Nara, Osaka Shiritsu Toyo Toji Museum, Muko City Cultural Museum
Highlights from your plan
Kinkaku-ji ©
Kinkaku-ji
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple

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