9 days in Japan Itinerary

9 days in Japan Itinerary

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Tokyo
— 3 nights
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Kyoto
— 2 nights
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Hiroshima
— 2 nights

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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.
Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Hie Jinjya, contemplate the long history of Sengaku-ji Temple, then contemplate the waterfront views at Meguro River, then meet some fierce fish with Tabinaka Inc,, and finally capture your vacation like a pro with Kimono Kawaii Company Shibuya.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Tokyo trip planning tool.

Los Angeles, USA to Tokyo is an approximately 16-hour flight. You'll lose 17 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Tokyo due to the time zone difference. In March, Tokyo is a bit cooler than Los Angeles - with highs of 58°F and lows of 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

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Kimono Kawaii Company Shibuya ©
Kimono Kawaii Company Shibuya
Sengaku-ji Temple ©
Sengaku-ji Temple
Meguro River ©
Meguro River

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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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Kiyomizu-dera Temple and Kennin-ji Temple. Nijo Castle and Yasakanoto are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Nishi Honganji, don't miss a visit to Eikando Zenrinji Temple, steep yourself in history at Ishibe Alley, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Nanzen-ji Temple.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Kyoto trip itinerary planning tool.

You can take a train from Tokyo to Kyoto in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In March in Kyoto, expect temperatures between 57°F during the day and 40°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods
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Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Eikando Zenrinji Temple ©
Eikando Zenrinji Temple

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Hiroshima

Hiroshima ©

City of Peace

Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
On the 1st (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Mitaki Temple, step into the grandiose world of Hiroshima Castle, steep yourself in history at Atomic Bomb Dome, then pause for some photo ops at Peace Flame, and finally don't miss a visit to Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima. On the 2nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Itsukushima Shrine, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Senjokaku, and then identify plant and animal life at Shiraito River.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Hiroshima road trip planner.

Traveling by train from Kyoto to Hiroshima takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 57°F in March, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Mitaki Temple ©
Mitaki Temple
Senjokaku ©
Senjokaku
Itsukushima Shrine ©
Itsukushima Shrine

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