5 days in Japan Itinerary

5 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Ise
— 1 night
2
Kyoto
— 2 nights
3
Hiroshima
— 1 night

1
night
Ise

Ise ©
A spiritual center of Shintoism, Ise stands as a traditional city where visitors can see the roots of Japanese culture in a number of well-preserved natural and historic sites.
On the 26th (Tue), get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Toba Aquarium, contemplate the long history of Oharai-machi, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sarutahiko Shrine, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Ise Shrine Geku.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Ise travel planner.

Manila, Philippines to Ise is an approximately 10-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Manila to Ise. When traveling from Manila in May, plan for much colder days and little chillier nights in Ise: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to drive to Kyoto.

Things to do in Ise

Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trip

Toba Aquarium
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Oharai-machi ©
Oharai-machi
Sarutahiko Shrine ©
Sarutahiko Shrine
Toba Aquarium ©
Toba Aquarium

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Kiyomizu-dera Temple, thensteep yourself in history at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sanjusangendo Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Nijo Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kinkaku-ji, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ryoanji Temple, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Ginkakuji Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kodai-ji Temple.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Kyoto online holiday planner.

Getting from Ise to Kyoto by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Ise in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Kyoto, with highs around °C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

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night
Hiroshima

Hiroshima ©
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
On the 29th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima, thenget engrossed in the history at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, and then steep yourself in history at Atomic Bomb Dome.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Hiroshima day trip website.

You can take a train from Kyoto to Hiroshima in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. May in Hiroshima sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites Museums
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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum ©
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima ©
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima
Atomic Bomb Dome ©
Atomic Bomb Dome

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