8 days in Tokyo & Kyoto Itinerary

8 days in Tokyo & Kyoto Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Jakarta
Fly:  10 h 45 min
1
Tokyo
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
2
Kyoto
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
3
Tokyo
— 1 night
Fly:  10 h 45 min
End: Jakarta

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Shibuya Crossing as well as Nezu Shrine. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Shimokitazawa and Takeshita Street. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Asakusa Shrine and Senso-ji Temple. There's more to do: make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine and stroll around Ueno Park.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Tokyo road trip planning website.

Jakarta, Indonesia to Tokyo is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Western Indonesia Time (WIB) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is 2 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Jakarta in February, with highs in Tokyo at 51°F and lows at 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites
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Takeshita Street ©
Takeshita Street
Nezu Shrine ©
Nezu Shrine
Asakusa Shrine ©
Asakusa Shrine

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kennin-ji Temple, explore the activities along Kamogawa River, thencontemplate the long history of Kitano Tenmangu Shrine, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Tenryuji Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sanzen-in Temple. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Toji, contemplate the long history of Tofuku-ji Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kodai-ji Temple, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chion-in Temple, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Nanzen-ji Temple, and finally don't miss a visit to Eikando Zenrinji Temple.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, 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. In March, daytime highs in Kyoto are 57°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Kitano Tenmangu Shrine ©
Kitano Tenmangu Shrine
Eikando Zenrinji Temple ©
Eikando Zenrinji Temple
Tofuku-ji Temple ©
Tofuku-ji Temple

1
night
Tokyo

Tokyo ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Shibuya Crossing as well as Nezu Shrine. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Nezu Shrine and then make a trip to Shibuya Crossing.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Tokyo trip itinerary planning website.

You can take a train from Kyoto to Tokyo in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. You will leave for home on the 6th (Sat).

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites
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Nezu Shrine ©
Nezu Shrine
Shibuya Crossing ©
Shibuya Crossing

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