10 days in Japan Itinerary

10 days in Japan Itinerary

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10 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Tokyo
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Kyoto
— 3 nights
3
Hiroshima
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Dubai

3
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.
Step out of Tokyo to go to Maihama and see Tokyo DisneySea, which is approximately 30 minutes away. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, ponder the world of politics at Imperial Palace, explore the world behind art at Tokyo National Museum, and wander the streets of Odaiba.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Tokyo day trip planning app .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Tokyo is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dubai to Tokyo is 5 hours. Traveling from Dubai in November, things will get much colder in Tokyo: highs are around 19°C and lows about 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can take a train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Tokyo DisneySea
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Odaiba ©
Odaiba
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower

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.
When in Kyoto, make a side trip to see Universal Studios Japan in Konohana, approximately 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Kiyomizu-dera Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, explore the historical opulence of Nijo Castle, and make a trip to Eikando Zenrinji Temple.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Kyoto tour itinerary site .

You can take a train from Tokyo to Kyoto in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In November, daily temperatures in Kyoto can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Theme Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Universal Studios Japan
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan

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 19th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima, then see the interesting displays at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Atomic Bomb Dome. Keep things going the next day: explore the historical opulence of Hiroshima Castle and then stroll through Miyajima.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Hiroshima tour itinerary builder tool .

You can take a train from Kyoto to Hiroshima in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Hiroshima can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Miyajima
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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum ©
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima ©
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima
Atomic Bomb Dome ©
Atomic Bomb Dome

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