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19th Mar to 24th Mar, 2024Moderate Budget Road Trip
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Things to do in Tokyo, Japan in March

Day 1 - Wednesday 20th, Mar
morning -

Start the day with a visit to Yanaka Ginza Shopping Street, a charming old-fashioned shopping street with traditional Tokyo vibes. Explore the local shops and try some street food.

afternoon -

Visit Nezu Shrine, one of the oldest and most beautiful shrines in Tokyo. Take a stroll through the lush gardens and enjoy the serene atmosphere.

evening -

Head to Asakusa to explore the bustling Nakamise Shopping Street and Senso-ji Temple. Enjoy a traditional Japanese dinner at a local Izakaya in the area.

Day 2 - Thursday 21st, Mar
morning -

Start the day with a visit to teamLab Borderless, an immersive digital art museum for a unique interactive experience.

afternoon -

Explore the vibrant district of Harajuku, known for its quirky street fashion, pop culture, and Takeshita Street. Try some crepes or local street food for lunch.

evening -

Experience the lively nightlife in Shibuya. Visit Nonbei Yokocho, a narrow alley lined with tiny bars, for a local drinking experience. Enjoy dinner at a cozy Izakaya in the area.

Day 3 - Friday 22nd, Mar
morning -

Take a scenic drive to Mount Takao and enjoy a hiking trail with breathtaking views of the surroundings. Stop by a local café for a quick snack.

afternoon -

Head to the peaceful Gotokuji Temple, known for its thousands of lucky cat figurines (Maneki-neko). Take a leisurely walk around the temple grounds and relax in the serene atmosphere.

evening -

Relax at an Onsen (hot spring) in the Odaiba area to unwind and rejuvenate after a day of exploring and hiking. Enjoy a traditional Japanese dinner at a local restaurant in the Odaiba area.

Day 4 - Saturday 23rd, Mar
morning -

Visit the Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum to explore a collection of preserved historic buildings and homes, offering a glimpse into the traditional Japanese way of life.

afternoon -

Explore the Yanaka district, known for its old-town vibe, narrow streets, and traditional houses. Don't miss the chance to visit Yanaka Cemetery and stroll through the peaceful surroundings.

evening -

Indulge in a traditional Kaiseki (multi-course) dinner experience at a local Ryokan in the Yanaka area, offering an authentic taste of Japanese cuisine and hospitality.

Day 5 - Sunday 24th, Mar
morning -

Visit the Tsukiji Outer Market, a bustling marketplace with a wide variety of fresh seafood, produce, and street food stalls. Enjoy a delicious seafood breakfast at one of the local eateries.

afternoon -

Explore the unique teamLab Planets, an exhibition space with stunning digital art displays and immersive installations for a one-of-a-kind visual experience.

evening -

End the trip with a visit to the iconic Tokyo Tower to admire the city lights at night and enjoy a panoramic view of Tokyo. Have a farewell dinner at a local rooftop restaurant with a stunning view.

Weather in Tokyo, Japan in Invalid date
Avg Temp6°C to 12°C
Chance of Rain40%

March in Tokyo is typically mild, with a mix of sunny and cloudy days. Expect some occasional showers or drizzle. So we are suggesting you pack accordingly.

Things to Carry on your trip to Tokyo, Japan

Clothing & Apparel

Light jacket or sweater -

For mild temperatures in March.

Long-sleeved shirts -

For layering and comfort.

Comfortable pants or jeans -

For sightseeing and exploring.

Comfortable walking shoes -

For exploring the city.

Hat and gloves (optional) -

For possible cold weather.


Sunscreen -

To protect skin from the sun.

Reusable water bottle -

To stay hydrated.

Small backpack -

For carrying essentials.

Sunglasses -

For eye protection from the sun.

Essentials & Must Haves

Passport and visa (if required) -

For entry into Japan.

Travel documents and itinerary -

For reference and planning.

Cash and credit cards -

For payments and expenses.

Travel insurance (optional) -

For peace of mind.

First-aid kit (basic) -

For minor emergencies.

Good to have

Travel adapter -

To charge electronics in Japan.

Japanese phrasebook or translation app -

For basic communication.

Camera -

To capture memories.

Portable charger -

To keep your devices powered up.


Smartphone -

For communication, navigation, and taking photos.

Laptop or tablet (optional) -

For work or entertainment.

Headphones or earbuds -

For listening to music or podcasts.

Good to Knows

Payment Options -

Cash and credit cards are widely accepted in Japan. However, some small businesses and vendors may only accept cash.

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