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Help needed 13 days Tokyo-Kyoto itinerary

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Help needed 13 days Tokyo-Kyoto itinerary


I'm planning a 13 days trip of 11 peoples to Japan on late April next year.

My group has 8 adults, 2 elders and 1 infant.

Please see whether my itinerary is reasonable or too packed for us.

Also whether any other attraction worth to go.

Day 1

Arrival in Narita, Tokyo at 4PM

Day 2

Areas: Harajuku – Omotesando – Shibuya

-Yoyogi Park & Meiji Jingu Shrine

-Takeshita-dori pop culture alley

-Omotesando Street

-Ura-Harajuku area


Day 3

Areas: Ginza & Asakusa & Ueno

-Window Shopping at Ginza

-Tsukiji Fish Market :Optional breakfast here

- Senso-Ji Temple

- Ueno Park

Day 4

-Disney Sea Whole day

Day 5 -> Go to Hakone

Take a morning train south to Hakone(2 hours)

Day 6 -> Go to Takayama

Take a morning the train to Takayama(5 hours)

-Optional: Go to Shirakawa Go by bus (1.5 hour)

-Sanmachi Suji Area

-Takayama Showa-kan Museum

-If not go to Shirakawa Go then go to Hida Folk Village

Day 7 -> Go to Kyoto

Take a morning train to Kyoto(4 hours)

Day 8

Areas: Temples and Shrines in the Higashiyama Area

Day 9

Continue explore temples or a daytrip to Nara or Osaka

Day 10

Area:Golden Pavilion & Bamboo Forest in Arashiyama Area

- Golden Pavilion at the Kinkaku-ji Temple

- Tenryu-ji Temple, Arashiyama Bamboo Grove & Okochi Sanso Villa

- Arashiyama Monkey Park Iwatayama

Day 11

Areas: Downtown Kyoto, Nishiki Market, Manga Museum, Fushimi Inari Shrine & Gion

- Nishiki Market

- Kyoto International Manga Museum : optional

- Fushimi Inari Shrine

- Gion

Day 12 -> Go to Tokyo

Free day ~ Akibahara?

Day 13

Return home from Narita at 6PM


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1. Re: Help needed 13 days Tokyo-Kyoto itinerary

It will be busy but perfectly doable. I receommend a day trip to Nara on Day 9

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2. Re: Help needed 13 days Tokyo-Kyoto itinerary

hi hollowa2016,

Thank you for recommendation,

I might change my itinerary a bit and also going to Nara for a daytrip.

1. tokyo -1 night

2. takayama - 1 night

3. kyoto - 5 night (1 daytrip to Nara)

4. hakone - 1 night

5. tokyo - 4 night

pls let me know if this direction is also doable

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