10 days in Japan Itinerary

10 days in Japan Itinerary

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10 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  19​h 15​min
1
Ishigaki
— 1 night
ferry:  1​h
2
Iriomote-jima
— 2 nights
ferry:  4​h
3
Miyakojima
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  5​h 15​min
4
Kyoto
— 1 night
train:  2​h 30​min
5
Tokyo
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: London

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): head outdoors with Kondoi Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable tour with Tours, enjoy breathtaking views from Tamatorizaki Observatory, then get outside with Yonehara Beach, then stroll around Kabira Park, and finally stroll around Banna Park.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Ishigaki visit planning app .

London, UK to Ishigaki is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Ishigaki is 9 hours. Traveling from London in July, expect nights in Ishigaki to be warmer, around 32°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 38°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to catch the ferry to Iriomote-jima.

Things to do in Ishigaki

Parks Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Iriomote-jima

Iriomote-jima ©
Taketomicho Iriomote-Jima stands as the second largest island in Okinawa.
On the 18th (Sat), get outside with Hoshisuna Beach and then take a memorable tour with Tours. On the 19th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Ida no Hama Beach, then admire the sheer force of Pinaisara Falls, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Iriomote-jima trip maker website .

You can ride a ferry from Ishigaki to Iriomote-jima in an hour. In July, daytime highs in Iriomote-jima are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can 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

2
nights
Miyakojima

Miyakojima ©
A city jurisdiction formed after the merger of several towns in 2005, Miyakojima spans six linked-up islands.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Sunayama Beach, take in the views from Ikema Ohashi Bridge, then snap pictures at Irabu Ohashi, then snap pictures at Kurima Bridge, and finally kick back and relax at Yonaha Maehama Beach. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to East Henna Cape, head outdoors with Aragusuku Beach, then step off the mainland to explore Irabu-jima Island, and finally head off the coast to Shimojiiima Island.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Miyakojima trip builder .

Ride a ferry from Iriomote-jima to Miyakojima in 4 hours. In July in Miyakojima, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 31°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Miyakojima

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Yonaha Maehama Beach ©
Yonaha Maehama Beach
Aragusuku Beach ©
Aragusuku Beach
Irabu Ohashi ©
Irabu Ohashi

1
night
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): step into the grandiose world of Nijo Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kinkaku-ji, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Nanzen-ji Temple, and finally contemplate the long history of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Kyoto online trip maker .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Miyakojima to Kyoto takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and bus. In July in Kyoto, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kyoto

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

2
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.
On the 23rd (Thu), get great views at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, admire the striking features of Tokyo Tower, then get a sense of history and politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, then make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, and finally see the interesting displays at Samurai Museum. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Edo-Tokyo Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Senso-ji Temple, and then have some family-friendly fun at Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou.

To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Tokyo route planner .

Take a train from Kyoto to Tokyo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In July in Tokyo, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can 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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