9 days in Tokyo & Kyoto Itinerary

9 days in Tokyo & Kyoto Itinerary

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Tokyo
— 4 nights
2
Kyoto
— 4 nights

4
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.
Get some cultural insight at Hozomon and Kokyo Gaien National Garden. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Historic Old Town area in Sawara, Katori and Nezu Church. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tokyo: Katori Jingu Shrine (in Katori), Kamakura (Hase-dera Temple Kannondo, Hase-dera Temple, &more) and Narita (Naritasan Omote Sando & Naritasan Shinsho-ji Temple). There's much more to do: get your game on at Samurai Armor Photo Studio, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tokyo Camii & Turkish Culture Center, take an in-depth tour of Kanda Myojin, and contemplate the long history of 上野東照宮 Toshogu Shrine.

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Brisbane, Australia to Tokyo is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is minus 1 hour. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Brisbane in March, with highs in Tokyo at °C and lows at °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can catch the train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites Fun & Games Museums

Side Trips

Kamakura, Katori, Narita
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Hozomon ©
Hozomon
Kokyo Gaien National Garden ©
Kokyo Gaien National Garden
Tokyo Camii & Turkish Culture Center ©
Tokyo Camii & Turkish Culture Center

4
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Kyoto Gyoen National Garden and Otagi Nenbutsu-ji Temple. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Daikaku-ji and Gio-ji Temple. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Jojakkoji Temple and contemplate the long history of Kitano Tenmangu Shrine.

To find ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Kyoto travel route app.

You can take a train from Tokyo to Kyoto in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. March in Kyoto sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kyoto Gyoen National Garden ©
Kyoto Gyoen National Garden
Gio-ji Temple ©
Gio-ji Temple
Jojakkoji Temple ©
Jojakkoji Temple

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