11 days in Tokyo & Kyoto Itinerary

11 days in Tokyo & Kyoto Itinerary

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1
Tokyo
— 5 nights
2
Kyoto
— 4 nights

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.
Get in touch with nature at Hayama Sangaokayama Ryokuchi and Pola Museum of Art. For shopping fun, head to Ginza or Kimono Me. Venture out of the city with trips to Yokohama Nature Sanctuary (in Yokohama), Yokohama Museum of Art (in Minatomirai) and The Hakone Open-Air Museum (in Hakone-machi). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Edo-Tokyo Museum, admire the striking features of Tokyo Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Senso-ji Temple, and take a stroll through Odaiba District.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Tokyo trip builder app.

Islamabad, Pakistan to Tokyo is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Islamabad to Tokyo. Traveling from Islamabad in December, expect nights in Tokyo to be about the same, around °C, while days are little chillier, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Yokohama, Hakone-machi, Hayama Sangaokayama Ryokuchi
Highlights from your plan
Edo-Tokyo Museum ©
Edo-Tokyo Museum
Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple
Odaiba District ©
Odaiba District

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 a sense of the local culture at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and Kiyomizu-dera Temple. Museum-lovers will appreciate Todaiji Temple Cultural Center and Kyoto Museum of Crafts and Design. Get out of town with these interesting Kyoto side-trips: Dotombori District (in Dotombori) and Nara Park (in Nara). The adventure continues: take a stroll through Gion, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kinkaku-ji, admire the masterpieces at Hosomi Museum, and see the interesting displays at Kyoto International Manga Museum.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Kyoto day trip planning app.

Traveling by train from Tokyo to Kyoto takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. January in Kyoto sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Nara, Dotombori District
Highlights from your plan
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

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