9 days in Japan Itinerary

9 days in Japan Itinerary

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Tokyo
— 3 nights
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Hakone-machi
— 1 night
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Kyoto
— 2 nights
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Tokyo
— 1 night

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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 to go to Maihama and see Tokyo DisneySea, which is approximately 40 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, admire the landmark architecture of Tokyo Tower, and take an in-depth tour of Edo-Tokyo Museum.

To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Tokyo travel planner.

Los Angeles, USA to Tokyo is an approximately 16-hour flight. Traveling from Los Angeles to Tokyo, you'll lose 17 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in April, expect Tokyo to be little chillier, temps between 67°F and 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Hakone-machi.

Things to do in Tokyo

Side Trip

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Odaiba District ©
Odaiba District
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine

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Hakone-machi

Hakone-machi ©
Sitting at the foot of Mount Fuji, Hakone-machi has become a popular retreat from Tokyo for locals and tourists alike.
On the 10th (Fri), take some stellar pictures from Hakone Ropeway, explore the activities along Lake Ashi (Ashinoko), contemplate the long history of Hakone Shrine / Kuzuryu Shrine Singu, then admire the masterpieces at The Hakone Open-Air Museum, and finally take an in-depth tour of Hakone Sekisho and Hakone Sekisho Museum.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Hakone-machi vacation app.

Traveling by car from Tokyo to Hakone-machi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. While traveling from Tokyo, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Hakone-machi, ranging from highs of 55°F to lows of 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can drive to Kyoto.

Things to do in Hakone-machi

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
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The Hakone Open-Air Museum ©
The Hakone Open-Air Museum
Lake Ashi (Ashinoko) ©
Lake Ashi (Ashinoko)
Hakone Ropeway ©
Hakone Ropeway

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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 11th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Heian Shrine, then steep yourself in history at Kiyomizu-dera Temple, and then steep yourself in history at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Kyoto vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Hakone-machi to Kyoto in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or fly. Traveling from Hakone-machi in April, you will find days in Kyoto are a bit warmer (67°F), and nights are about the same (50°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kyoto

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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Heian Shrine
Heian Shrine

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Tokyo

Tokyo ©
On the 12th (Sun), find something for the whole family at Tokyo Disneyland and then walk around Ueno Park. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Akihabara, get your game on at Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou, admire the masterpieces at Tokyo National Museum, then wander the streets of Ginza, and finally pause for some photo ops at Hachiko.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Tokyo itinerary app.

Getting from Kyoto to Tokyo by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Side Trip

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Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou ©
Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou
Ueno Park ©
Ueno Park
Tokyo Disneyland ©
Tokyo Disneyland

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