8 days in Japan Itinerary

8 days in Japan Itinerary

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1
Tokyo
— 1 day
2
Kyoto
— 3 nights
3
Hiroshima
— 2 nights

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Senso-ji Temple and then explore the world behind art at Tokyo National Museum.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Tokyo holiday builder website.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Tokyo is an approximately 29-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sao Paulo to Tokyo is 12 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Sao Paulo in April; daily highs in Tokyo reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums Historic Sites
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Tokyo National Museum ©
Tokyo National Museum
Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and Sanjusangendo Temple. Visiting Nara Park and Kyoto Isshu Trail, Higahiyama Fuahimi Inari Course will get you outdoors. Step out of Kyoto with an excursion to Dotombori District in Dotombori--about 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Gion, don't miss a visit to Kiyomizu-dera Temple, steep yourself in history at Heian Shrine, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kinkaku-ji.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Kyoto day trip tool.

You can take a train from Tokyo to Kyoto in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to take a train to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Dotombori District, Nara Park
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Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine

2
nights
Hiroshima

Hiroshima ©
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima, thentake an in-depth tour of Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Atomic Bomb Dome.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Hiroshima trip planner.

Take a train from Kyoto to Hiroshima in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hiroshima

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

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