16 days in Japan Itinerary

16 days in Japan Itinerary

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Hateruma-jima
— 1 night
2
Miyakojima
— 4 nights
3
Kumejima-cho
— 1 night
4
Tokashiki-son
— 2 nights
5
Iriomote-jima
— 3 nights
6
Ishigaki
— 4 nights

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night
Hateruma-jima

Hateruma-jima ©
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): head outdoors with Pemuchi Beach, appreciate the history behind Monument of The Southernmost Part of Japan, take a leisurely stroll along Hateruma Port, then kick back and relax at Nishihama Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Coral Beach.

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Bangkok, Thailand to Hateruma-jima is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time (ICT) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Miyakojima.

Things to do in Hateruma-jima

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 23 — 24:
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Nishihama Beach ©
Nishihama Beach
Monument of The Southernmost Part of Japan ©
Monument of The Southernmost Part of Japan
Hateruma Port ©
Hateruma Port

4
nights
Miyakojima

Miyakojima ©
A city jurisdiction formed after the merger of several towns in 2005, Miyakojima spans six linked-up islands.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Yabiji and Nakanoshima Beach. There's lots more to do: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, get outside with Toguchi no Hama, enjoy the sea views from Higashi Hennazaki Lighthouse, and enjoy the sand and surf at Aragusuku Beach.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Miyakojima day trip website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Hateruma-jima to Miyakojima. In August in Miyakojima, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 31°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kumejima-cho.

Things to do in Miyakojima

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 28:
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Aragusuku Beach ©
Aragusuku Beach
Toguchi no Hama
Toguchi no Hama
Onsen Resorts

1
night
Kumejima-cho

Kumejima-cho ©
The town of Kumejima-cho spans several islands, including the main island of the same name.
On the 29th (Sat), kick back and relax at Shimajiri Beach, head outdoors with Hatenohama, then indulge in some personalized pampering at Bade Haus Kumejima, then step off the mainland to explore Kumejima Island, and finally head off the coast to Bird Island.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Kumejima-cho route planner.

You can fly from Miyakojima to Kumejima-cho in 4.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Kumejima-cho can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can drive to Tokashiki-son.

Things to do in Kumejima-cho

Parks · Nature · Beaches
Find places to stay Aug 28 — 29:
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Hatenohama ©
Hatenohama
Kumejima Island ©
Kumejima Island

2
nights
Tokashiki-son

Tokashiki-son
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): head off the coast to Tokashiki-jima Island, kick back and relax at Nishibama Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Aka Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Aharen Beach, and finally head outdoors with Tokashiku Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Ama Beach, then step off the mainland to explore Zamami Island, then kick back and relax at Furuzamami Beach, and finally head off the coast to Kerama Islands.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Tokashiki-son itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kumejima-cho to Tokashiki-son in 6 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Iriomote-jima.

Things to do in Tokashiki-son

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Zamami-son, Kerama Islands
Find places to stay Aug 29 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Nishibama Beach
Nishibama Beach
Tokashiku Beach
Tokashiku Beach
Ama Beach ©
Ama Beach

3
nights
Iriomote-jima

Iriomote-jima ©
Taketomicho Iriomote-Jima stands as the second largest island in Okinawa.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Pinaisara Falls and Todomari Beach. The adventure continues: get outside with Ida no Hama Beach, step off the mainland to explore Barasu Island, get interesting insight from Tours, and take in the dramatic scenery at Kanpiree Waterfall.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Iriomote-jima trip itinerary builder website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Tokashiki-son to Iriomote-jima. In August, daytime highs in Iriomote-jima are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to ride a ferry to Ishigaki.

Things to do in Iriomote-jima

Parks · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Aug 31 — Sep 3:
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Hoshisuna Beach ©
Hoshisuna Beach
Todomari Beach ©
Todomari Beach
Pinaisara Falls ©
Pinaisara Falls

4
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Rhizophoraceae Plant Community of Fukidogawa River and Taketomi Port. The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Island Countryside Settlement, take a memorable tour with Prime Scuba Ishigaki Diving Center - Day Tour, kick back and relax at Kondoi Beach, and head outdoors with Yonehara Beach.

To find out how to plan a trip to Ishigaki, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can ride a ferry from Iriomote-jima to Ishigaki in 1.5 hours. September in Ishigaki sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ishigaki

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Taketomi-cho, Taketomi-jima
Find places to stay Sep 3 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Yonehara Beach ©
Yonehara Beach
Kaiji Beach ©
Kaiji Beach
Kondoi Beach ©
Kondoi Beach

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