14 days in Sendai, Tokyo & Kyoto Itinerary

14 days in Sendai, Tokyo & Kyoto Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Sendai
— 2 nights
2
Tokyo
— 4 nights
3
Kyoto
— 6 nights

2
nights
Sendai

Sendai ©
Human history and nature combine seamlessly in Sendai, with the influence of each never far away in this green and storied city.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): snap pictures at Shibata Senokyo Bridge, look for all kinds of wild species at Shiroishigawa Embankment Hitome Sembonzakura, contemplate the long history of Funaoka Castle Ruins, take in nature's colorful creations at Sendai City Wild Plants Garden, thenstep into the grandiose world of Aoba Castle Museum, and finally explore the historical opulence of Sendaijo Ato. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Wed): stroll around Tsutsujigaoka Park, make a trip to Sendai Station, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shiogama Shrine, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Entsu-in Temple, thenget engrossed in the history at Michinoku Date Masamune Historical Museum, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Umanose.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Sendai sightseeing planning tool.

Bucharest, Romania to Sendai is an approximately 25-hour flight. Traveling from Bucharest to Sendai, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Bucharest, expect little chillier days and somewhat warmer nights in Sendai, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Tokyo.

Things to do in Sendai

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Matsushima-machi, Shibata-machi, Shiroishigawa Embankment Hitome Sembonzakura, Shiogama Shrine, Umanose
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Entsu-in Temple ©
Entsu-in Temple
Tsutsujigaoka Park ©
Tsutsujigaoka Park
Sendaijo Ato ©
Sendaijo Ato

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.
Tokyo is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, stroll around Ueno Park, make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, and admire the masterpieces at Tokyo National Museum.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Tokyo driving holiday planning tool.

You can take a train from Sendai to Tokyo in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. When traveling from Sendai in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Tokyo, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can take a train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Parks Museums

Side Trip

Tokyo DisneySea
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owlcafe akibafukurou
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine

6
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kyoto: Imperial Hotel Plaza Osaka (in Osaka) and Dotombori (Dotombori District & Ukiyokoji Street). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Kiyomizu-dera Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ginkakuji Temple, wander the streets of Gion, and contemplate the long history of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine.

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Take a train from Tokyo to Kyoto in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Kyoto can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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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