19 days in Kyoto Prefecture Itinerary

19 days in Kyoto Prefecture Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kyoto
— 7 nights
2
Kyotango
— 4 nights
3
Fukuchiyama
— 3 nights
4
Wazuka-cho
— 4 nights

7
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.
Kyoto is known for historic sites, shopping, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Kiyomizu-dera Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ryoanji Temple, browse the eclectic array of goods at Nishiki Market Shopping District, and step into the grandiose world of Nijo Castle.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Kyoto driving holiday tool.

Sydney, Australia to Kyoto is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Japan Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Sydney in May, expect nights in Kyoto to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can drive to Kyotango.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

4
nights
Kyotango

Kyotango ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kyotango: Maizuru (Togo Historic Residence, Kitasuisan Bridge, &more), Kosaki Observatory (in Ine-cho) and Miyazu (Kanabiki Waterfall, Kyu Mikamiye House, &more).

For maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Kyotango trip builder site.

You can drive from Kyoto to Kyotango in 2.5 hours. In May in Kyotango, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Fukuchiyama.

Things to do in Kyotango

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Miyazu, Maizuru, Kosaki Observatory
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Amanohashidate ©
Amanohashidate
Amanohashidate View Land ©
Amanohashidate View Land
Kasamatsu Park ©
Kasamatsu Park

3
nights
Fukuchiyama

Fukuchiyama
Fukuchiyama is a city in northern Kyoto Prefecture, Japan, on the Yura River. Get out of town with these interesting Fukuchiyama side-trips: Maizuru (Goro Sky Tower, Gorogadake Park, &more), Yura River Bridge (in Miyazu) and Ayabe Fureai Farm (in Ayabe). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kannonji Temple, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Fukuchiyama City Zoo, stroll around Yakuno Gembugan Park, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Yakuno Highland.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Fukuchiyama trip itinerary tool.

Drive from Kyotango to Fukuchiyama in 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Wazuka-cho.

Things to do in Fukuchiyama

Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Maizuru, Ayabe, Yura River Bridge
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Amanoiwato Shrine
Amanoiwato Shrine
Choanji Temple ©
Choanji Temple
Goro Sky Tower ©
Goro Sky Tower

4
nights
Wazuka-cho

Wazuka-cho ©
Explore Wazuka-cho's surroundings by going to Kyotanabe (Daitokuji Temple & Shuonan Ikkyuji Temple), Mito Shrine (in Joyo) and Byodoin (in Uji).

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Wazuka-cho online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Fukuchiyama to Wazuka-cho takes 2.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Wazuka-cho are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Wazuka-cho

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Kizugawa, Kyotanabe, Mito Shrine, Jizozenin Temple, Byodoin
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Byodoin ©
Byodoin
Kyoto Obubu Tea Farms ©
Kyoto Obubu Tea Farms
Gansenji ©
Gansenji

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