Asia Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

  • Announcement:
  • Recent Spam Attacks
    by mkataoka Fodor's Editor | Posted on Nov 28, 16 at 01:31 PM
View all Asia activity »
  1. 1 6 nights / 5 days Japan itinerary
  2. 2 North India Itinerary advice
  3. 3 The Indian money crunch.
  4. 4 Myanmar:Domestic flights and transport :cash :guide/travel agency i
  5. 5 The truth about elephant tourism
  6. 6 Article on assistance for US citizens with difficulties abroad
  7. 7 Travel agent for custom tour of Japan
  8. 8 Airport taxis in Bangkok
  9. 9 20 things to think about when interacting with animals in Thailand
  10. 10 Vietnam - Sa Pa
  11. 11 Chiang Mai hotel with sweet attentive staff
  12. 12 3 weeks: solo travel to Thailand (with stop in Hong Kong and Tokyo)?
  13. 13 DC to Dubai 3 nts, Tokyo 6 nts. Kyoto day trip? Itinerary thoughts?
  14. 14 Kerala trip
  15. 15 E Visa for India?
  16. 16 1-2 months South East Asia
  17. 17 6 weeks: Thailand & Laos. Itinery review?
  18. 18 Help - India.
  19. 19 Nice article on Macau in the NYT
  20. 20 Trip Report Our trip to Japan. Arigato gozaimasu
  21. 21 Halong Bay or Bagan?
  22. 22 Help w/Andaman Sea Itinerary
  23. 23 Are 8 days enough for this itinerary ?
  24. 24 Side trips from Taipei
  25. 25 Urgent advice appreciated-Myanmar 9 days
View next 25 » Back to the top

Day trip by car from Kyoto?

Jump to last reply

Having experienced the joy of public transport in Japan, I'm happy to spend our entire trip using trains and buses. Husband, however, has got it into his head that he wants to drive in Japan. I have managed to talk him out of driving for the whole time we are there, but he has now said he'd like to do a day trip by car somewhere. As we'll have our longest stay in Kyoto, I think it makes most sense to do it from there.

I'm off to do various searches, but has anyone got any ideas of where might be a good day trip from Kyoto by car? Preferably not too long a drive - 1 - 2 hours max is probably the best, as we'll have a 3 yo and a 7yo with us. If it is somewhere relatively inaccessible by public transport that would be good too (or else I'd be tempted to just get the train and leave them to it!)

I'm guessing/hoping you can rent child car seats when you hire a car in Japan? (I'll be looking into it anyway - as it's a complete deal breaker if you can't)

Thanks!

22 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement