10 days in Japan Itinerary

10 days in Japan Itinerary

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10 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: George Town, Penang Island
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Miyakojima
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h
2
Ishigaki
— 2 nights
ferry:  1​h
3
Iriomote-jima
— 2 nights
+5
ferry + bus + foot + Fly + train + bus:  6​h 30​min
4
Motobu-cho
— 2 nights
+2
bus + train + Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: George Town, Penang Island

2
nights
Miyakojima

Miyakojima ©
A city jurisdiction formed after the merger of several towns in 2005, Miyakojima spans six linked-up islands.
Bring the kids along to Kayaking & Canoeing and Toguchi no Hama. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Aragusuku Beach, step off the mainland to explore Ikema-jima Island, get outside with Sunayama Beach, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Miyakojima trip planner .

George Town, Malaysia to Miyakojima is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from George Town to Miyakojima is 2 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from George Town in December; daily highs in Miyakojima reach 25°C and lows reach 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Ishigaki.

Things to do in Miyakojima

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Yonaha Maehama Beach ©
Yonaha Maehama Beach
Kayaking & Canoeing
Toguchi no Hama
Toguchi no Hama

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): head outdoors with Cape Hirakubozaki, enjoy breathtaking views from Tamatorizaki Observatory, head outdoors with Yonehara Beach, then take in the waterfront at Nishi Pier, and finally head outdoors with Kondoi Beach. Keep things going the next day: find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, make a trip to Rhizophoraceae Plant Community of Fukidogawa River, get great views at Cape Ongazaki, then walk around Kabira Park, and finally walk around Banna Park.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Ishigaki tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Miyakojima to Ishigaki takes 2 hours. In December in Ishigaki, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can catch the ferry to Iriomote-jima.

Things to do in Ishigaki

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Taketomi-cho
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Kondoi Beach ©
Kondoi Beach
Yonehara Beach ©
Yonehara Beach

2
nights
Iriomote-jima

Iriomote-jima ©
Taketomicho Iriomote-Jima stands as the second largest island in Okinawa.
On the 11th (Wed), take in the dramatic scenery at Pinaisara Falls, enjoy the sand and surf at Hoshisuna Beach, and then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Ida no Hama Beach and then skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Iriomote-jima tour planner .

You can ride a ferry from Ishigaki to Iriomote-jima in an hour. In December, daily temperatures in Iriomote-jima can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Motobu-cho.

Things to do in Iriomote-jima

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Hoshisuna Beach ©
Hoshisuna Beach
Pinaisara Falls ©
Pinaisara Falls

2
nights
Motobu-cho

Motobu-cho ©
Formed by the gradual merging of several old fishing villages, today the island town of Motobu-cho boasts paradisal beaches of white sand, clear waters, and a rich array of wildlife.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Nakijin Castle Ruins, take in the pleasant sights at Bise no Fukugi Tree Road, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Okichan Theater, and finally observe the fascinating underwater world at Manatee Center.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Motobu-cho trip itinerary planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Iriomote-jima to Motobu-cho. Traveling from Iriomote-jima in December, expect little chillier with lows of 15°C in Motobu-cho. On the 14th (Sat), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Motobu-cho

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nakijin Castle Ruins
Highlights from your plan
Okichan Theater ©
Okichan Theater
Nakijin Castle Ruins ©
Nakijin Castle Ruins
Bise no Fukugi Tree Road ©
Bise no Fukugi Tree Road

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