20 days in Thailand, Tokyo & Kyoto Itinerary

20 days in Thailand, Tokyo & Kyoto Itinerary

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Tokyo, Japan
— 2 nights
2
Kyoto, Japan
— 3 nights
3
Bangkok, Thailand
— 2 nights
4
Bophut, Thailand
— 3 nights
5
Patong, Thailand
— 5 nights

2
nights
Tokyo, Japan

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Asakusa and Edo-Tokyo Museum. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Odaiba District and Takeshita Street. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Tokyo National Museum, admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, admire the striking features of Tokyo Tower, and make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine.

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Miami, USA to Tokyo is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. Traveling from Miami to Tokyo, you'll lose 14 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Tokyo can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 74°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods · Shopping · Museums
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Odaiba District ©
Odaiba District
Asakusa ©
Asakusa
Tokyo National Museum ©
Tokyo National Museum

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nights
Kyoto, Japan

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.
Get some cultural insight at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and Kiyomizu-dera Temple. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Kyoto Station Building and Maiko Antiques Kyoto. Take a break from Kyoto with a short trip to Dotombori District in Dotombori, about 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Sanjusangendo Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kitano Tenmangu Shrine, explore the historical opulence of Nijo Castle, and make a trip to Heian Shrine.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Kyoto trip planner.

Take a train from Tokyo to Kyoto in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Kyoto can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Dotombori District
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Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Sanjusangendo Temple ©
Sanjusangendo Temple

2
nights
Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok ©
Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Head to Chatuchak Weekend Market and Khaosan Roadfor some retail therapy. Get a sense of the local culture at The Grand Palace and Chinatown - Bangkok. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Pho, pause for some serene contemplation at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), admire the striking features of Jim Thompson House, and browse the different shops at Siam Paragon.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Bangkok trip builder app.

Getting from Kyoto to Bangkok by flight takes about 10 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Japan Standard Time (JST) to Indochina Time (ICT), which is usually a -2 hour difference. In July in Bangkok, expect temperatures between 92°F during the day and 79°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Bophut.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Spas
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho

3
nights
Bophut, Thailand

Rocky cliffs and sandy bays draw visitors looking for a action along the coastal area in Bophut, where diving and snorkeling opportunitys abound.
Visit Choeng Mon Beach and Chaweng Beach for some beach relaxation. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Wat Plai Laem and Malibu beach. There's lots more to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, enjoy the sand and surf at Samrong Beach, and stop by Classic International Suits.

To see maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Bophut online trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Bangkok to Bophut in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. July in Bophut sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 80°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Bophut

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Mae Nam
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Wat Plai Laem ©
Wat Plai Laem
Maenam Beach ©
Maenam Beach

5
nights
Patong, Thailand

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Phuket 3D Museum and Jui Tui Shrine. Relax by the water at Patong Beach and Freedom Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Kayaking & Canoeing (in Phuket Town) and Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong) (in Chalong). Next up on the itinerary: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, browse the different shops at Jungceylon, stop by Alex Fashion House, and explore the galleries of Kampon Art Gallery.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Patong trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Bophut to Patong by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Bophut in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 75°F in Patong. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Phuket Town, Karon, The Gibbon Rehabilitation Project (GRP)
Highlights from your plan
Spas
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach
Phuket 3D Museum ©
Phuket 3D Museum

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