15 days in Japan Itinerary

15 days in Japan Itinerary

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Start: Dallas
Fly:  16 h 30 min
1
Tokyo
— 11 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
2
Kyoto
— 2 nights
Train + Fly:  18 h 30 min
End: Dallas

11
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.
You've now added Sumida Aquarium to your itinerary. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Senso-ji Temple and Imperial Palace. You'll explore and learn at Tokyo National Museum and National Museum of Nature and Science. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Edo-Tokyo Museum, don't miss a visit to Tokyo Tower, step into the grandiose world of The East Gardens of the Imperial Palace (Edo Castle Ruin), and take a stroll through Asakusa.

For photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Tokyo holiday builder website.

Dallas, USA to Tokyo is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 15 hours traveling from Dallas to Tokyo. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Dallas in May: highs in Tokyo hover around 76°F, while lows dip to 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

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Tokyo National Museum ©
Tokyo National Museum
Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple
Edo-Tokyo Museum ©
Edo-Tokyo Museum

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Monkey Park Iwatayama. Get some historical perspective at Kinkaku-ji and Sanjusangendo Temple. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Kiyomizu-dera Temple and Nishiki Market Shopping District. There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Nijo Castle, explore the world behind art at Hosomi Museum, examine the collection at Kyoto International Manga Museum, and take in the pleasant sights at Gion.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Kyoto travel planner.

You can take a train from Tokyo to Kyoto in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in May, and nighttime lows around 59°F. On the 28th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Kinkaku-ji ©
Kinkaku-ji
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

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