5 days in Japan Itinerary

5 days in Japan Itinerary

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5 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Manila, Luzon
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Tokyo
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  5​h
2
Nabari
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Kyoto
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  8​h
End: Manila, Luzon

1
night
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.
To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Tokyo tour planning tool .

Manila, Philippines to Tokyo is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Philippines Time (PHT) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Manila in October, expect Tokyo to be little chillier, temps between 26°C and 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Nabari.

Things to do in Tokyo

Parks
Highlights from your plan
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower
Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings ©

1
night
Nabari

Nabari
Nabari is a city located in central Mie Prefecture, Japan, bordering on Nara Prefecture to the west.As of August 2015, the city has an estimated population of 78,190 and a population density of 603 persons per km2. To find reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Nabari holiday planning app .

Explore your travel options from Tokyo to Nabari with the Route module. In October in Nabari, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 20°C at night. On the 19th (Fri), you're off toKyoto.

Things to do in Nabari

Parks Nature Tours

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.
On the 20th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Heian Shrine, get great views at Kiyomizu-dera Temple, and then contemplate the long history of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kinkaku-ji, step into the grandiose world of Nijo-jo Castle, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sanjusangendo Temple.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Kyoto day trip planner .

Drive from Nabari to Kyoto in 2 hours. In October in Kyoto, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

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