5 days in Japan Itinerary

5 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Manila, Luzon
Fly:  8 h 15 min
1
Kyoto
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
2
Tokyo
— 2 nights
Fly:  8 h 30 min
End: Manila, Luzon

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.
On the 1st (Fri), steep yourself in history at Heian Shrine, thencontemplate the long history of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, and then don't miss a visit to Kiyomizu-dera Temple. On the 2nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Kyoto Museum of Crafts and Design, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kinkaku-ji, thenstep into the grandiose world of Nijo Castle, and finally take a stroll through Gion.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Kyoto trip planning tool.

Manila, Philippines to Kyoto is an approximately 9-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Manila to Kyoto is 1 hour. Traveling from Manila in October, expect Kyoto to be slightly colder, temps between 27°C and 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to take a train to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kyoto

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

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.
On the 3rd (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Senso-ji Temple, admire the striking features of Tokyo Tower, thendon't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, and finally admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy breathtaking views from Tokyo Skytree, thenget a sense of history and politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, and then get your game on at Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Tokyo planning website.

Getting from Kyoto to Tokyo by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In November, daytime highs in Tokyo are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Parks Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou ©
Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower

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