14 days in Japan Itinerary

14 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  9 h 45 min
1
Ishigaki
— 2 nights
Ferry:  1 h
2
Iriomote-jima
— 2 nights
Ferry:  4 h
3
Miyakojima
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 15 min
4
Nachikatsura-cho
— 2 nights
Fly:  8 h 30 min
5
Yakushima-cho
— 2 nights
Ferry + Drive:  7 h 15 min
6
Takachiho-cho
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  15 h 45 min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

2
nights
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 2nd (Tue): make a trip to Rhizophoraceae Plant Community of Fukidogawa River, visit a coastal fixture at Cape Hirakubozaki, enjoy breathtaking views from Tamatorizaki Observatory, thenhead outdoors with Yonehara Beach, and finally walk around Kabira Park. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the fascinating underground world of Ishigaki Island Limestone Cave, stroll around Banna Park, take in the waterfront at Nishi Pier, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Kondoi Beach, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Island Countryside Settlement.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Ishigaki day trip planner.

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Ishigaki is an approximately 10-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Japan Standard Time, which is usually a 3.5 hour difference. When traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Ishigaki: temperatures range from 37°C by day to 32°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Iriomote-jima.

Things to do in Ishigaki

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Taketomi-cho, Island Countryside Settlement
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Kondoi Beach ©
Kondoi Beach
Island Countryside Settlement ©
Island Countryside Settlement

2
nights
Iriomote-jima

Iriomote-jima ©
Taketomicho Iriomote-Jima stands as the second largest island in Okinawa.
On the 4th (Thu), scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Pinaisara Falls, and then get outside with Hoshisuna Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, thenhead off the coast to Iriomote Island, thenhead outdoors with Ida no Hama Beach, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Mizuochi Falls.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Iriomote-jima trip itinerary planning tool.

You can ride a ferry from Ishigaki to Iriomote-jima in 1.5 hours. June in Iriomote-jima sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 32°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to ride a ferry to Miyakojima.

Things to do in Iriomote-jima

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Hoshisuna Beach ©
Hoshisuna Beach
Pinaisara Falls ©
Pinaisara Falls
Iriomote Island ©
Iriomote Island

3
nights
Miyakojima

Miyakojima ©
A city jurisdiction formed after the merger of several towns in 2005, Miyakojima spans six linked-up islands.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Yabiji and Higashi Hennazaki Lighthouse. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Toguchi no Hama, head outdoors with Aragusuku Beach, make a trip to East Henna Cape, and step off the mainland to explore Shimojiiima Island.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Miyakojima trip itinerary planner.

You can ride a ferry from Iriomote-jima to Miyakojima in 5 hours. In June in Miyakojima, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Nachikatsura-cho.

Things to do in Miyakojima

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Sunayama Beach ©
Sunayama Beach
Yabiji
Yabiji
Toguchi no Hama
Toguchi no Hama

2
nights
Nachikatsura-cho

Nachikatsura-cho ©
The town of Nachikatsuura-cho wows visitors with its superlative landscape and impressive cultural attractions.
On the 9th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Seigantoji Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kumano Nachi Taisha, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hirou Shrine, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Nachi Mitaki Falls, and finally make a trip to Daimonzaka. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamikura Shrine and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kumano Hayatama Taisha.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Nachikatsura-cho trip maker.

Fly from Miyakojima to Nachikatsura-cho in 9 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Miyakojima in June; daily highs in Nachikatsura-cho reach 29°C and lows reach 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Yakushima-cho.

Things to do in Nachikatsura-cho

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Shingu
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Kumano Nachi Taisha ©
Kumano Nachi Taisha
Kamikura Shrine ©
Kamikura Shrine
Hirou Shrine ©
Hirou Shrine

2
nights
Yakushima-cho

Yakushima-cho ©
A popular destination for Japanese tourists, Kumage-gun Yakushima-cho is a true paradise for nature lovers, with over 1,900 species and subspecies of plants.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Taikoiwa, thentake in breathtaking views at Shiratani Unsuikyo Valley, thendon't miss a visit to Jōmon Sugi, and finally don't miss a visit to Wilson Stump. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Yakusugi Land.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Yakushima-cho trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by flight from Nachikatsura-cho to Yakushima-cho takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. In June, daytime highs in Yakushima-cho are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Takachiho-cho.

Things to do in Yakushima-cho

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Shiratani Unsuikyo Valley ©
Shiratani Unsuikyo Valley
Taikoiwa ©
Taikoiwa
Yakusugi Land ©
Yakusugi Land

2
nights
Takachiho-cho

Takachiho-cho ©
The mountain town of Takachiho-cho remains a place of great importance to Japan's spiritual and natural heritage, and the point where these two things intersect.
On the 13th (Sat), admire the sheer force of Manai Falls, explore the stunning scenery at Takachiho Gorge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Takachiho Shrine, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Amano Iwato Shrine, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Amano Yasugawara.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Takachiho-cho route maker.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Yakushima-cho to Takachiho-cho takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of ferry, train, and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in June, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Takachiho-cho

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Takachiho Shrine ©
Takachiho Shrine
Manai Falls ©
Manai Falls
Amano Iwato Shrine ©
Amano Iwato Shrine

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