10 days in Japan Itinerary

10 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  11 h 15 min
1
Ishigaki
— 1 night
+2
Fly + Subway + Train:  5 h 15 min
2
Hiroshima
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Kyoto
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
4
Tokyo
— 3 nights
Fly:  11 h 30 min
End: New Delhi

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Sukuji Beach and then kick back and relax at Yonehara Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Kabira Bay, look for gifts at Yurateiku Market, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kondoi Beach.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Ishigaki vacation planner.

New Delhi, India to Ishigaki is an approximately 11-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Ishigaki. While traveling from New Delhi, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Ishigaki, ranging from highs of 37°C to lows of 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Ishigaki

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Kondoi Beach
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Yonehara Beach ©
Yonehara Beach
Sukuji Beach ©
Sukuji Beach
Kondoi Beach ©
Kondoi Beach

1
night
Hiroshima

Hiroshima ©
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima, thentake an in-depth tour of Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, and then steep yourself in history at Atomic Bomb Dome.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Hiroshima trip planning tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Ishigaki to Hiroshima takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Ishigaki in September; daily highs in Hiroshima reach 32°C and lows reach 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Museums Historic Sites
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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum ©
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima ©
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima
Atomic Bomb Dome ©
Atomic Bomb Dome

3
nights
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and Nara Park. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Kiyomizu-dera Temple and Kinkaku-ji. Change things up with these side-trips from Kyoto: Dotombori District (in Dotombori) and Todai-ji Temple (in Nara). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Nijo Castle, take a stroll through Gion, take an in-depth tour of Kyoto Museum of Crafts and Design, and steep yourself in history at Tofuku-ji Temple.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Kyoto online trip maker.

Take a train from Hiroshima to Kyoto in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in September, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can take a train to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Nara, Dotombori District
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

3
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Edo-Tokyo Museum and Tokyo National Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Odaiba District and Ginza. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Senso-ji Temple, wander the streets of Akihabara, shop like a local with Takeshita Street, and don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine.

For where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Tokyo online attractions planner.

Traveling by train from Kyoto to Tokyo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. September in Tokyo sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Shopping Museums
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Edo-Tokyo Museum ©
Edo-Tokyo Museum
Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple
Odaiba District ©
Odaiba District

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