25 days in Kyoto Prefecture Itinerary

25 days in Kyoto Prefecture Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

10
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.
Explore Kyoto's surroundings by going to Takenomichi (in Muko) and Nishiyama Park (in Nagaokakyo). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ginkakuji Temple, don't miss a visit to Kiyomizu-dera Temple, and step into the grandiose world of Nijo Castle.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Kyoto tour itinerary planner.

New York City, USA to Kyoto is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is 14 hours. Traveling from New York City in May, you will find days in Kyoto are somewhat warmer (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Wazuka-cho.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Takenomichi, Nishiyama Park
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Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

3
nights
Wazuka-cho

Wazuka-cho ©
Get out of town with these interesting Wazuka-cho side-trips: Byodoin (in Uji), Jizozenin Temple (in Ide-cho) and Kyotanabe (Shuonan Ikkyuji Temple, Omidokannonji, &more).

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Wazuka-cho trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Kyoto to Wazuka-cho in an hour. Traveling from Kyoto in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Wazuka-cho, with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Kyotango.

Things to do in Wazuka-cho

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

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

5
nights
Kyotango

Kyotango ©
Get out of town with these interesting Kyotango side-trips: Yosano-cho (Ouchi Pass Ichijikan Park & Taki no Sennen Tubaki Park), Miyazu (Tango Eco-Future Park, Aso No Funaya, &more) and Kosaki Observatory (in Ine-cho).

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Kyotango trip builder tool.

You can drive from Wazuka-cho to Kyotango in 3 hours. Traveling from Wazuka-cho in June, you will find days in Kyotango are little chillier (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Fukuchiyama.

Things to do in Kyotango

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Miyazu, Maizuru, Yosano-cho, Kosaki Observatory
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Amanohashidate ©
Amanohashidate
Amanohashidate View Land ©
Amanohashidate View Land
Kasamatsu Park ©
Kasamatsu Park

5
nights
Fukuchiyama

Fukuchiyama ©
Fukuchiyama is a city in northern Kyoto Prefecture, Japan, on the Yura River. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Fukuchiyama: Ayabe (Ankokuji Temple & Ayabe Fureai Farm), Maizuru (Gorogadake Park, Goro Sky Tower, &more) and Yura River Bridge (in Miyazu). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Onitakeinari Shrine, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Fukuchiyama City Zoo, walk around Yakuno Gembugan Park, and make a trip to Shitsumi Shogakko.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Fukuchiyama itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kyotango to Fukuchiyama in 1.5 hours. June in Fukuchiyama sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. You will leave for home on the 11th (Thu).

Things to do in Fukuchiyama

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Maizuru, Ayabe, Shitsumi Shogakko, Ono Dam Park, Yura River Bridge
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Gorogadake Park ©
Gorogadake Park
Amanoiwato Shrine
Amanoiwato Shrine
Choanji Temple ©
Choanji Temple

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