4 days in Tokyo & Kyoto Itinerary

4 days in Tokyo & Kyoto Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Japan tour planner

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Tokyo
— 1 night
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Kyoto
— 2 nights
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Tokyo

— 1 night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): shop like a local with Shimokitazawa and then examine the collection at Samurai Museum. On the next day, relax and rejuvenate at Waho-An NATURE Tokyo, explore the world behind art at Nezu Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Zojo-ji Temple, then take a stroll through Yanaka District, and finally look for gifts at Ginza Itoya Hontren.

For maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Tokyo online holiday planner.

Bangkok, Thailand to Tokyo is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Bangkok to Tokyo is 2 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Bangkok in February, with highs in Tokyo at 12°C and lows at 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Museums · Spas
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Kyoto

— 2 nights
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 18th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Shimogamo Jinja, steep yourself in history at Kitano Tenmangu Shrine, contemplate the long history of Ishibe Alley, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Toji, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Myoshinji Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Shoren-in Temple (Shoren-in Monzeki), take in the spiritual surroundings of Kennin-ji Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kodai-ji Temple.

For more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Kyoto trip planner.

Getting from Tokyo to Kyoto by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. February in Kyoto sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites
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