9 days in Tokyo & Mexico City Itinerary

9 days in Tokyo & Mexico City Itinerary

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9 days in Tokyo & Mexico City Itinerary

Start: Mexico City, Mexico
Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Tokyo, Japan
— 4 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
2
Mexico City, Mexico
— 3 nights
End: Mexico City, Mexico


4
nights
Tokyo, Japan

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.
Tokyo is known for historic sites, parks, museums, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu, take in panoramic vistas at Tokyo Skytree, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Senso-ji Temple, and ponder the world of politics at Imperial Palace.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Tokyo trip builder .

Mexico City, Mexico to Tokyo is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Traveling from Mexico City to Tokyo, you'll lose 15 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Mexico City in March: high temperatures in Tokyo hover around 17°C and lows are around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou ©
Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower

3
nights
Mexico City, Mexico

Mexico City ©
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
When in Mexico City, make a side trip to see Zona Arqueologica Teotihuacan in San Juan Teotihuacan, approximately 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at National Museum of Anthropology (Museo Nacional de Antropologia), don't miss a visit to Zocalo, steep yourself in history at Chapultepec Castle, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Historic Center (Centro Historico).

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Mexico City trip app .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Tokyo to Mexico City takes 16.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone changes from Japan Standard Time (JST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -15 hour difference. Traveling from Tokyo in April, you will find days in Mexico City are a bit warmer (31°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Zona Arqueologica Teotihuacan
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National Museum of Anthropology ©
National Museum of Anthropology
Palacio de Bellas Artes ©
Palacio de Bellas Artes
Frida Kahlo Museum ©
Frida Kahlo Museum

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