8 days in Tokyo & Mitaka Itinerary

8 days in Tokyo & Mitaka Itinerary

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8 days in Tokyo & Mitaka Itinerary

Start: Tokyo
1
Tokyo
— 4 nights
train:  30​min
2
Mitaka
— 3 nights
train:  30​min
End: Tokyo

4
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Samurai Museum, Ueno and Studio Geisha Cafe. There's lots more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, examine the collection at Edo-Tokyo Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sensō-ji, and make a trip to Tokyo Skytree.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Tokyo online trip itinerary planner .

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major airports are Tokyo Haneda International Airport, Narita International Airport and Hyakuri Airport. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Mitaka.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums
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Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden

3
nights
Mitaka

Mitaka ©
Mitaka is a city located in the western portion of Tokyo Metropolis, in the central Kantō region of Japan., the city had an estimated population of 189,168 and a population density of 11,520 persons per km². Ghibli Museum Mitaka has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): get curious at Tamarokuto Science Center, then admire the masterpieces at Ghibli Museum Mitaka, then make a trip to Kazenosanpomichi, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Tama River. Keep things going the next day: look and learn at National Astronomical Observatory of Japan, stroll around Tokyo Metropolitan Koganei Park, then explore the activities along Ochiai River and Minamisawa Springs, and finally don't miss a visit to Inokashira Benzaiten.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Mitaka online trip planner .

Mitaka is just a stone's throw from Tokyo. September in Mitaka sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 26°C at night. On the 22nd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train back home.

Things to do in Mitaka

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Koganei, Tama River, Tamarokuto Science Center, Ochiai River and Minamisawa Springs
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Tama River ©
Tama River
Tamarokuto Science Center ©
Tamarokuto Science Center
Ghibli Museum Mitaka ©
Ghibli Museum Mitaka

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