8 days in Japan Itinerary

8 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Dehradun
Fly:  16 h 30 min
1
Tokyo
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h
2
Kyoto
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
3
Hiroshima
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  17 h 15 min
End: Dehradun

2
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.
Tokyo is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, admire the landmark architecture of Tokyo Skytree, see the interesting displays at Edo-Tokyo Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Senso-ji Temple.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Tokyo road trip app.

Dehradun, India to Tokyo is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3.5 hours traveling from Dehradun to Tokyo. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou ©
Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sanjusangendo Temple, contemplate the long history of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, and then make a trip to Kiyomizu-dera Temple. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Nijo Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kinkaku-ji, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Ryoanji Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Ginkakuji Temple.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Kyoto itinerary builder website.

You can take a train from Tokyo to Kyoto in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can take a train to Hiroshima.

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

2
nights
Hiroshima

Hiroshima ©
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Hiroshima Castle, steep yourself in history at Atomic Bomb Dome, thentake an in-depth tour of Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Hiroshima vacation planner.

You can take a train from Kyoto to Hiroshima in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Hiroshima are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum ©
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima ©
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima
Atomic Bomb Dome ©
Atomic Bomb Dome

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