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.
You've now added Mount Fuji to your itinerary. Let the collections at Mori Art Museum and The National Art Center, Tokyo capture your imagination. Discover out-of-the-way places like Waho-An NATURE Tokyo and Asakusa Shrine. Change things up with these side-trips from Tokyo: Kamakura (Kamakura Hiking Trails, Kencho-ji Temple, &more). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Kanda Myojin, visit Ueno District, contemplate the long history of Nezu Shrine, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Senso-ji Temple.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Tokyo trip planner.

New Delhi, India to Tokyo is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Japan Standard Time (JST), which is usually a 3.5 hour difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from New Delhi in July: high temperatures in Tokyo hover around 36°C and lows are around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Historic Site
Nezu Shrine
4.4
Historic Site
Kencho-ji Temple
4.5

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kennin-ji Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sanjusangendo Temple, then explore the historical opulence of Nijo Castle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kinkaku-ji, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Shimogamo Jinja. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Kamogawa River, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Higashi Hongan-ji Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Nishi Honganji, and finally examine the collection at Kyoto Railway Museum.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Kyoto trip tool.

Traveling by train from Tokyo to Kyoto takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Kennin-ji Temple
4.6
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World heritage site
Nijo Castle
4.3
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Must see
Kinkaku-ji
4.4

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum. On the 28th (Wed), appreciate the history behind Peace Flame, contemplate the long history of Atomic Bomb Dome, appreciate the history behind Memorial Tower to the Mobilized Students, take a peaceful walk through Misen Wild Woods, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Itsukushima Shrine, and finally get outside with Asebi Walking Areas. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum and then contemplate the long history of Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Hiroshima route builder site.

You can take a train from Kyoto to Hiroshima in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. July in Hiroshima sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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World heritage site
Itsukushima Shrine
4.7
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World heritage site
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima
4.7

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