7 days in Japan Itinerary

7 days in Japan Itinerary

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7 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Skopje
Fly:  21​h
1
Tokyo
— 1 night
2
Kyoto
— 3 nights
+3
train + Fly + Drive + train:  23​h 45​min
End: Skopje

1
night
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 8th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Edo-Tokyo Museum and then explore the world behind art at Tokyo National Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Tue): take a stroll through Ginza and then wander the streets of Odaiba.

To find traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Tokyo online travel planner .

Skopje, Republic of Macedonia to Tokyo is an approximately 21-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Japan Standard Time, which is usually an 8 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Tokyo when traveling from Skopje in April, with lows around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Museums Historic Sites
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Tokyo National Museum ©
Tokyo National Museum
Odaiba ©
Odaiba
Edo-Tokyo Museum ©
Edo-Tokyo Museum

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.
Do your shopping at Dotonbori and Kyo no Takumi. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Gion and Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Kiyomizu-dera Temple, don't miss a visit to Nishiki Market, take an in-depth tour of Kyoto Museum of Traditional Crafts Fureaikan, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Sanjusangendo Temple.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Kyoto trip planner .

You can take a train from Tokyo to Kyoto in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. April in Kyoto sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Dotonbori
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Gion
Gion

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