16 days in Japan Itinerary

16 days in Japan Itinerary

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1
Kyoto
— 5 nights
2
Minakami-machi
— 2 nights
3
Tokyo
— 7 nights

5
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 Kitano Tenmangu Shrine, Kyoto Botanical Garden, Kyoto National Museum, and other attractions you added. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and Nijo Castle. Explore hidden gems such as Shimogamo Jinja and Nishi Honganji. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kiyomizu-dera Temple.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Kyoto trip builder website.

Los Angeles, USA to Kyoto is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is 17 hours. In December, Kyoto is little chillier than Los Angeles - with highs of 52°F and lows of 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Minakami-machi.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Toji ©
Toji

2
nights
Minakami-machi

Minakami-machi ©
Perched beneath the foothills of several soaring mountains, the town of Minakami-machi provides a picturesque stepping stone from which to explore the dramatic surrounding scenery.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Tanigawadake Ropeway as well as Takaragawa Onsen. Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): catch some excitement at Tanigawadake Ropeway. On the 25th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: soak in some Japanese tradition at Takaragawa Onsen.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Minakami-machi trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kyoto to Minakami-machi. On the 26th (Wed), you'll travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Minakami-machi

Spas · Baths · Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Tanigawadake Ropeway ©
Tanigawadake Ropeway

7
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Hachiko, Shibuya Crossing, Takeshita Street, and other attractions you added. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Ueno District and Senso-ji Temple. The adventure continues: make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, wander the streets of Ginza, and stop by Odaiba District.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Tokyo holiday planner.

Drive from Minakami-machi to Tokyo in 2.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Tokyo are 54°F, while nighttime lows are 39°F. You'll set off for home on the 2nd (Wed).

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods · Theme Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Tokyo DisneySea
Highlights from your plan
Ginza ©
Ginza
Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple
Ueno District ©
Ueno District

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