10 days in Japan Itinerary

10 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Ishigaki
— 1 night
2
Iriomote-jima
— 2 nights
3
Miyakojima
— 2 nights
4
Kyoto
— 1 night
5
Tokyo
— 2 nights

1
night
Ishigaki

Ishigaki ©
Ishigaki, the most populous island in the chain, features the country's southernmost city and acts as a transport hub for exploring the landmasses that surround.
On the 16th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Kondoi Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take in panoramic vistas at Tamatorizaki Observatory, kick back and relax at Yonehara Beach, thenwalk around Kabira Park, and finally walk around Banna Park.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Ishigaki road trip website.

London, UK to Ishigaki is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Traveling from London to Ishigaki, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in July, you will find days in Ishigaki are somewhat warmer (°C), and nights are much warmer (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Iriomote-jima.

Things to do in Ishigaki

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Kondoi Beach
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Yonehara Beach ©
Yonehara Beach
Kondoi Beach ©
Kondoi Beach
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

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nights
Iriomote-jima

Iriomote-jima ©
Taketomicho Iriomote-Jima stands as the second largest island in Okinawa.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): head outdoors with Hoshisuna Beach and then scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour. On the next day, get outside with Ida no Hama Beach, admire the sheer force of Pinaisara Falls, and then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Iriomote-jima vacation planner.

You can ride a ferry from Ishigaki to Iriomote-jima in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Iriomote-jima can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to ride a ferry to Miyakojima.

Things to do in Iriomote-jima

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Hoshisuna Beach ©
Hoshisuna Beach
Pinaisara Falls ©
Pinaisara Falls

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Miyakojima

Miyakojima ©
A city jurisdiction formed after the merger of several towns in 2005, Miyakojima spans six linked-up islands.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): head outdoors with Sunayama Beach, take in the views from Ikema Ohashi Bridge, thensnap pictures at Irabu Ohashi, thentake in the views from Kurima Bridge, and finally head outdoors with Yonaha Maehama Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Tue): make a trip to East Henna Cape, head outdoors with Aragusuku Beach, thenstep off the mainland to explore Irabu-jima Island, and finally head off the coast to Shimojiiima Island.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Miyakojima trip app.

Getting from Iriomote-jima to Miyakojima by ferry takes about 5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Miyakojima

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Yonaha Maehama Beach ©
Yonaha Maehama Beach
Aragusuku Beach ©
Aragusuku Beach
Irabu-jima Island ©
Irabu-jima Island

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Kyoto

Kyoto ©
The national capital for over a thousand years, Kyoto retains much of the charm of old Japan, boasting numerous temples and shrines that seem completely untouched by the modern world.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): don't miss a visit to Nijo Castle, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Kinkaku-ji, thenstroll through Nanzen-ji Temple, and finally steep yourself in history at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Kyoto trip maker site.

Fly from Miyakojima to Kyoto in 5.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Parks
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Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Kinkaku-ji ©
Kinkaku-ji
Nanzen-ji Temple ©
Nanzen-ji Temple

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, admire the striking features of Tokyo Tower, make a trip to Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, thenmake a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, and finally examine the collection at Samurai Museum. On your second day here, get engrossed in the history at Edo-Tokyo Museum, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Senso-ji Temple, and then get your game on at Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou.

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You can take a train from Kyoto to Tokyo in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Tokyo can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou ©
Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower

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