15 days in Tokyo, Yamanakako-mura & Kyoto Itinerary

15 days in Tokyo, Yamanakako-mura & Kyoto Itinerary

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Tokyo
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Yamanakako-mura
— 2 nights
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Kyoto
— 4 nights
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Tokyo
— 4 nights

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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.
Kids will enjoy Tokyo Disneyland and Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden. Step out of Tokyo with an excursion to Tokyo DisneySea in Maihama--about 40 minutes away. There's much more to do: make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, admire the landmark architecture of Tokyo Tower, get a sense of history and politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, and take an in-depth tour of Edo-Tokyo Museum.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Tokyo road trip planning site.

Denver, USA to Tokyo is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Japan Standard Time is 16 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Tokyo when traveling from Denver in October, with lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Yamanakako-mura.

Things to do in Tokyo

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Urayasu
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Tokyo Disneyland ©
Tokyo Disneyland
Tokyo DisneySea ©
Tokyo DisneySea
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden

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Yamanakako-mura

Yamanakako-mura ©
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Yamanaka and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jutoku-ji Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: find something for the whole family at Fuji-Q Highland, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lake Kawaguchi, and then indulge in Japan's hot spring tradition at some of the top local onsens.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Yamanakako-mura trip maker.

Drive from Tokyo to Yamanakako-mura in 2 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Tokyo in October: highs in Yamanakako-mura hover around 62°F, while lows dip to 59°F. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Thu) before leaving for Kyoto.

Things to do in Yamanakako-mura

Theme Parks · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Fuji-Q Highland, Waku Pond, Lake Kawaguchi
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Fuji-Q Highland ©
Fuji-Q Highland
Lake Yamanaka ©
Lake Yamanaka
Lake Kawaguchi ©
Lake Kawaguchi

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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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Universal Studios Japan and Kiyomizu-dera Temple. Go for a jaunt from Kyoto to Osaka to see Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan about 1h 5 min away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, admire the masterpieces at Hosomi Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eikando Zenrinji Temple, and take a stroll through Gion.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Kyoto vacation planner.

You can drive from Yamanakako-mura to Kyoto in 5.5 hours. Traveling from Yamanakako-mura in October, expect nights in Kyoto to be about the same, around 60°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Osaka
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Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan ©
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple

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Tokyo

Tokyo ©
Kids will appreciate attractions like Tokyo National Museum and Odaiba District. See some other sides of Tokyo: engage your brain at National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation Miraikan, wander the streets of Akihabara, get your game on at Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou, and get to know the resident critters at Ueno Zoo.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Tokyo online trip planner.

Traveling by train from Kyoto to Tokyo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods · Parks · Museums
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Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou ©
Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou
Tokyo Sea Life Park ©
Tokyo Sea Life Park

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