13 days in Tokyo, Kyoto & Higashimurayama Itinerary

13 days in Tokyo, Kyoto & Higashimurayama Itinerary

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Tokyo
— 5 nights
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Kyoto
— 3 nights
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Drive to Osaka International Airport, Fly to Tokyo Haneda International Airport, Drive to Higashimurayama
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Higashimurayama
— 2 nights
Drive to Tokyo Haneda International Airport, Fly to Manchester

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Tokyo

— 5 nights
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Omoide Yokocho as well as Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Senso-ji Temple, and stop by Odaiba District.

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Manchester, UK to Tokyo is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Japan Standard Time is 9 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Manchester in April, with highs in Tokyo at 22°C and lows at 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums · Tours · Nightlife · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Kyoto

— 3 nights
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.
Take a break from Kyoto with a short trip to Dotombori District in Dotombori, about 1h 10 min away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Kiyomizu-dera Temple, don't miss a visit to Nijo Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, and take a stroll through Gion.

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Traveling by flight from Tokyo to Kyoto takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. April in Kyoto sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Higashimurayama.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Higashimurayama

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): get to know the resident critters at Inokashira Park Zoo, contemplate the long history of Jindai-ji Temple, take a stroll through Kichijoji, then take in the pleasant sights at Inokashira Park, and finally examine the collection at Ghibli Museum Mitaka.

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Explore your travel options from Kyoto to Higashimurayama with the Route module. Traveling from Kyoto in April, you will find days in Higashimurayama are a bit cooler (19°C), and nights are a bit warmer (17°C). On the 11th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Higashimurayama

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Side Trips