15 days in Japan Itinerary

15 days in Japan Itinerary

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15 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Athens
Fly:  22​h
1
Miyakojima
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h
2
Ishigaki
— 3 nights
ferry:  1​h
3
Iriomote-jima
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10​h
4
Yasugi
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  24​h
End: Athens

4
nights
Miyakojima

Miyakojima
A city jurisdiction formed after the merger of several towns in 2005, Miyakojima spans six linked-up islands.
You'll get in some beach time at Toguchi no Hama and Aragusuku Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Yabiji and Imugya Marine Garden. Next up on the itinerary: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, visit a coastal fixture at Higashi Hennazaki Lighthouse, kick back and relax at Sawada no hama Beach, and get outside with Ikizu Beach.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Miyakojima trip itinerary planning website .

Athens, Greece to Miyakojima is an approximately 22-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time to Japan Standard Time is 7 hours. Traveling from Athens in November, things will get a bit warmer in Miyakojima: highs are around 30°C and lows about 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Ishigaki.

Things to do in Miyakojima

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Yabiji
Yabiji
Toguchi no Hama
Toguchi no Hama
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Rhizophoraceae Plant Community of Fukidogawa River. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Nakamoto Beach and Yonehara Beach. The adventure continues: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, walk around Banna Park, don't miss a visit to Cape Ongazaki, and enjoy breathtaking views from Tamatorizaki Observatory.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Ishigaki trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Miyakojima to Ishigaki takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in November, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to catch the ferry to Iriomote-jima.

Things to do in Ishigaki

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Taketomi-cho, Nakamoto Beach
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Scuba & Snorkeling
Kondoi Beach ©
Kondoi Beach

3
nights
Iriomote-jima

Iriomote-jima ©
Taketomicho Iriomote-Jima stands as the second largest island in Okinawa.
Take a break from the city and head to Pinaisara Falls and Todomari Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Ida no Hama Beach and Haemida Beach. There's much more to do: head off the coast to Barasu Island, enjoy the sand and surf at Hoshisuna Beach, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

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Traveling by ferry from Ishigaki to Iriomote-jima takes an hour. November in Iriomote-jima sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 25°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Yasugi.

Things to do in Iriomote-jima

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Todomari Beach ©
Todomari Beach
Pinaisara Falls ©
Pinaisara Falls
Barasu Island ©
Barasu Island

1
night
Yasugi

Yasugi ©
Yasugi is a city located in Shimane Prefecture, Japan.As of March 1, 2017, the city has an estimated population of 38,875 and a population density of 92 persons per km². Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Adachi Museum of Art, take in the spiritual surroundings of Yaegaki Shrine, and then explore the world behind art at Shimane Art Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Shinji Lake, then examine the collection at Mizuki Shigeru Museum, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Daisen.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Yasugi itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Iriomote-jima to Yasugi. Traveling from Iriomote-jima in November, things will get cooler in Yasugi: highs are around 18°C and lows about 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yasugi

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Matsue, Mizuki Shigeru Museum, Shinji Lake, Daisen
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Shimane Art Museum ©
Shimane Art Museum
Daisen ©
Daisen
Mizuki Shigeru Museum ©
Mizuki Shigeru Museum

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