7 days in Japan Itinerary

7 days in Japan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Japan travel planner

©
Plan created by another user. Make it yours
1
Miyakojima
— 1 night
2
Ishigaki
— 1 night
3
Iriomote-jima
— 2 nights
4
Zamami-son
— 2 nights

1
night
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 10th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Toguchi no Hama, then snap pictures at Irabu Ohashi, then kick back and relax at Sunayama Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Aragusuku Beach.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Miyakojima day trip planning website.

Sydney, Australia to Miyakojima is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Japan Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Sydney in August; daily highs in Miyakojima reach 37°C and lows reach 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Ishigaki.

Things to do in Miyakojima

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 9 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Irabu Ohashi ©
Irabu Ohashi
Sunayama Beach ©
Sunayama Beach
Toguchi no Hama
Toguchi no Hama

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.
On the 11th (Tue), get outside with Kondoi Beach, then get outside with Yonehara Beach, and then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Hirakubozaki.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Ishigaki trip planner.

You can fly from Miyakojima to Ishigaki in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to ride a ferry to Iriomote-jima.

Things to do in Ishigaki

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Kondoi Beach
Find places to stay Aug 10 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Kondoi Beach ©
Kondoi Beach
Yonehara Beach ©
Yonehara Beach
Cape Hirakubozaki ©
Cape Hirakubozaki

2
nights
Iriomote-jima

Iriomote-jima ©
Taketomicho Iriomote-Jima stands as the second largest island in Okinawa.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Pinaisara Falls, then enjoy the sand and surf at Hoshisuna Beach, then step off the mainland to explore Iriomote Island, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Ida no Hama Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

To find reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Iriomote-jima travel itinerary planner.

You can ride a ferry from Ishigaki to Iriomote-jima in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Zamami-son.

Things to do in Iriomote-jima

Outdoors · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay Aug 11 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Pinaisara Falls ©
Pinaisara Falls
Hoshisuna Beach ©
Hoshisuna Beach
Iriomote Island ©
Iriomote Island

2
nights
Zamami-son

Zamami-son ©
The village of Zamami-son in the western Kerama Islands spans four of the islands in the group, one of which remains uninhabited.
On the 14th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Ama Beach, then kick back and relax at Furuzamami Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Aka Beach, and finally head outdoors with Nishibama Beach.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Zamami-son road trip planning tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Iriomote-jima to Zamami-son. August in Zamami-son sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 32°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zamami-son

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 13 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Ama Beach ©
Ama Beach
Nishibama Beach
Nishibama Beach
Aka Beach ©
Aka Beach

Similar plans

10 days in Japan BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: November, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 11 days in Japan BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: March, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 11 days in Japan BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 10 days in Japan BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 10 days in Japan BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, kids, culture, historic sites, shopping, popular & hidden gems Preferences: September, kids, culture, historic sites, shopping Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 10 days in Japan BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 11 days in Japan BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, culture, romantic, historic sites, shopping, popular & hidden gems Preferences: March, culture, romantic, historic sites, shopping Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 10 days in Japan BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 9 days in Japan BY A USER FROM VIETNAM July, culture, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, culture, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 10 days in Japan BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 8 days in Japan BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: October, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 8 days in Japan BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, culture, outdoors, historic sites, shopping, popular sights Preferences: March, culture, outdoors, historic sites, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more plans