9 days in Tokyo & Mexico City Itinerary

9 days in Tokyo & Mexico City Itinerary

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Start: Mexico City, Mexico
Fly + Train:  16 h 15 min
1
Tokyo, Japan
— 4 nights
Train + 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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, admire the striking features of Tokyo Tower, and have some family-friendly fun at Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Tokyo road trip site.

Mexico City, Mexico to Tokyo is an approximately 16- hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus, taxi, flight, and train. You'll lose 15 hours traveling from Mexico City to Tokyo due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler 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

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou ©
Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine

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.
Go for a jaunt from Mexico City to San Juan Teotihuacan to see Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5 about 1h 15 min away. There's lots more to do: learn more about the world around you at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, explore the historical opulence of Chapultepec Castle, admire the masterpieces at Palacio de Bellas Artes, and steep yourself in history at Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Mexico City road trip planning website.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Tokyo to Mexico City takes 16 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train, flight, taxi, and bus. You'll gain 15 hours traveling from Tokyo to Mexico City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tokyo in April, you will find days in Mexico City are somewhat warmer (31°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5
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Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia
Palacio de Bellas Artes ©
Palacio de Bellas Artes
Museo Frida Kahlo ©
Museo Frida Kahlo

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