8 days in Japan Itinerary

8 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tokyo
— 2 nights
2
Kyoto
— 3 nights

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.
Tokyo is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, have some family-friendly fun at Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou, take in panoramic vistas at Tokyo Skytree, and explore the world behind art at Tokyo National Museum.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Tokyo online visit planner.

Belo Horizonte, Brazil to Tokyo is an approximately 30-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time to Japan Standard Time is 12 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Belo Horizonte in April; daily highs in Tokyo reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou ©
Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine

3
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 20th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Sanjusangendo Temple, steep yourself in history at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, and then contemplate the long history of Kiyomizu-dera Temple. On the 21st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Haradanien, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kinkaku-ji, thenexplore the historical opulence of Nijo Castle, and finally take a stroll through Gion.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Kyoto planner.

Traveling by train from Tokyo to Kyoto takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. April in Kyoto sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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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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