22 days in Tokyo, Kyoto & Hiroshima Itinerary

22 days in Tokyo, Kyoto & Hiroshima Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tokyo
— 6 nights
2
Kyoto
— 8 nights
3
Hiroshima
— 6 nights

6
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.
Step out of Tokyo with an excursion to Kōtoku-in in Kamakura--about 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, take in nature's colorful creations at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, admire the landmark architecture of Tokyo Tower, and discover the magic at Tokyo Disneyland.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Tokyo travel route builder tool.

Glasgow, UK to Tokyo is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Japan Standard Time (JST), which is usually a 9 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Glasgow in June, with highs in Tokyo at °C and lows at °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kōtoku-in, Tokyo Disneyland
Highlights from your plan
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Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower

8
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Kyoto side-trips: Universal Studios Japan (in Osaka), National Museum of Ethnology (in Suita) and Himeji (Koko-en, Himeji Castle, &more). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Kiyomizu-dera Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kinkaku-ji, explore the historical opulence of Osaka Castle, and get a taste of the local shopping with Dotombori District.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Kyoto trip itinerary maker.

You can take a train from Tokyo to Kyoto in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can take a train to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Theme Parks

Side Trips

Nara, Osaka, Himeji, National Museum of Ethnology, Daitokuji Temple
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan

6
nights
Hiroshima

Hiroshima ©
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Get out of town with these interesting Hiroshima side-trips: Kurashiki (Ohara Museum of Art, Tanematsuyama Park, &more), Hatsukaichi (Paddle Park, Mikasahama Beach, &more) and Okayama Korakuen Garden (in Okayama). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, explore the world behind art at Hiroshima Museum of Art, contemplate the long history of Atomic Bomb Dome, and admire the natural beauty at Shukkei-en Garden.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Hiroshima online driving holiday planner.

You can take a train from Kyoto to Hiroshima in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Hiroshima are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Hatsukaichi, Kurashiki, Okayama Korakuen Garden
Highlights from your plan
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum ©
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Miyajima
Miyajima
Itsukushima Shrine ©
Itsukushima Shrine

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