31 days in Kyoto Prefecture Itinerary

31 days in Kyoto Prefecture Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly + Drive:  16 h 15 min
1
Fukuchiyama
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Kyotango
— 7 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Ine-cho
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Maizuru
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Kyoto
— 11 nights
Fly:  11 h
End: Kuala Lumpur

4
nights
Fukuchiyama

Fukuchiyama
Fukuchiyama is a city in northern Kyoto Prefecture, Japan, on the Yura River. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Fukuchiyama Castle and Kannonji Temple. Your inner history buff will appreciate Onitakeinari Shrine and Yakuno Highland. Explore Fukuchiyama's surroundings by going to Ayabe (Gunze Museum & Ayabe Fureai Farm). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Choanji Temple, get a new perspective on nature at Fukuchiyama City Flood Control Memorial, contemplate the long history of Kisaichi Maruyama Mound Park, and examine the collection at Japanese Oni Exchange Museum.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Fukuchiyama road trip planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Fukuchiyama is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Fukuchiyama, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in June: high temperatures in Fukuchiyama hover around 28°C and lows are around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Kyotango.

Things to do in Fukuchiyama

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Ayabe
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Amanoiwato Shrine
Amanoiwato Shrine
Fukuchiyama Castle ©
Fukuchiyama Castle
Choanji Temple ©
Choanji Temple

7
nights
Kyotango

Kyotango ©
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Amanohashidate and Nochigahama Beach. Visiting Hamazume Beach and Kanabiki Waterfall will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Miyazu (Sumiyoshi Shrine, Tango Local Museum, &more) and Yosano-cho (Kaya Steam Locomotive Square & Kozan Bunko).

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Kyotango trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Fukuchiyama to Kyotango takes 1.5 hours. June in Kyotango sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Ine-cho.

Things to do in Kyotango

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Miyazu, Yosano-cho
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Amanohashidate ©
Amanohashidate
Miyazu Catholic Church ©
Miyazu Catholic Church
Nariaiji Temple ©
Nariaiji Temple

2
nights
Ine-cho

Ine-cho ©
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Urashima Shrine, admire the verdant scenery at Nii Terraces, thensteep yourself in history at Ine no Funaya, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Mukai Shuzo. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with Kamaya Seacoast, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Kosaki Observatory, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Tomari Beach.

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Drive from Kyotango to Ine-cho in an hour. In June, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Maizuru.

Things to do in Ine-cho

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Ine no Funaya ©
Ine no Funaya
Urashima Shrine ©
Urashima Shrine

4
nights
Maizuru

Maizuru ©
Maizuru is a city in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan, on an inlet of the Sea of Japan. Let the collections at Maizuru Repatriation Memorial Museum and Miyama Museum of Folk Art capture your imagination. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Navy Memorial Hall and Ankokuji Temple. Change things up with these side-trips from Maizuru: Onsen Resorts (in Ayabe) and Nantan (The Little Indigo Museum & Miyama Town Nature Cultural Village). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Elmar Maizuru, don't miss a visit to Kitasui Tunnel, take in the views from Kitasuisan Bridge, and expand your understanding of the military at Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force Helicopter Squadron 23rd.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Maizuru online road trip planner.

You can drive from Ine-cho to Maizuru in 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Maizuru can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Kyoto.

Things to do in Maizuru

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Nantan, Ayabe
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The Little Indigo Museum ©
The Little Indigo Museum
Maizuru Repatriation Memorial Museum ©
Maizuru Repatriation Memorial Museum
Navy Memorial Hall ©
Navy Memorial Hall

11
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.
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and Kiyomizu-dera Temple will appeal to history buffs. Step off the beaten path and head to Shimogamo Jinja and Kyoto Railway Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kyoto: Uji (Asahiyaki & Byodo-in Temple Museum Hoshokan). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Nijo Castle, go for a walk through Gion, get to know the fascinating history of Katsura Imperial Villa, and contemplate the long history of Heian Shrine.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Kyoto travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Maizuru to Kyoto by car takes about 2 hours. In June, daytime highs in Kyoto are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kyoto

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Uji
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

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