11 days in Japan Itinerary

11 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  11 h 15 min
1
Ishigaki
— 1 day
Fly:  2 h
2
Miyakojima
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 15 min
3
Kyoto
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
4
Hiroshima
— 2 nights
Train:  4 h
5
Tokyo
— 3 nights
Fly:  12 h 15 min
End: Bengaluru

1
day
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 2nd (Wed), kick back and relax at Yonehara Beach, walk around Banna Park, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kondoi Beach.

To find ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Ishigaki trip maker tool.

Bengaluru, India to Ishigaki is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Bengaluru to Ishigaki is 3.5 hours. Traveling from Bengaluru in December, expect nights in Ishigaki to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Miyakojima.

Things to do in Ishigaki

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Kondoi Beach
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Kondoi Beach ©
Kondoi Beach
Yonehara Beach ©
Yonehara Beach
Banna Park ©
Banna Park

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 3rd (Thu): kick back and relax at Aragusuku Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Toguchi no Hama, thentake in the views from Irabu Ohashi, and finally kick back and relax at Sunayama Beach.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Miyakojima route planner.

You can fly from Ishigaki to Miyakojima in 2.5 hours. In December in Miyakojima, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Miyakojima

Beaches Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Toguchi no Hama
Toguchi no Hama
Sunayama Beach ©
Sunayama Beach
Aragusuku Beach ©
Aragusuku Beach

3
nights
Kyoto

Kyoto ©
The national capital for over a thousand years, Kyoto retains much of the charm of old Japan, boasting numerous temples and shrines that seem completely untouched by the modern world.
Explore hidden gems such as Nanzen-ji Temple and Eikando Zenrinji Temple. Nijo Castle and Kodai-ji Temple will appeal to history buffs. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Ishibe Alley, take in the spiritual surroundings of Nishi Honganji, and get to know the fascinating history of Kyoto Gyoen National Garden.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Kyoto trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from Miyakojima to Kyoto takes 5.5 hours. Traveling from Miyakojima in December, you will find days in Kyoto are little chillier (13°C), and nights are much colder (4°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle
Eikando Zenrinji Temple ©
Eikando Zenrinji Temple
Tofuku-ji Temple ©
Tofuku-ji Temple

2
nights
Hiroshima

Hiroshima ©
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): appreciate the history behind Memorial Tower to the Mobilized Students, thenpause for some photo ops at Peace Flame, thenrelax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally take an in-depth tour of Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Hiroshima road trip site.

Getting from Kyoto to Hiroshima by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in December, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Tue) to allow time for the train ride to Tokyo.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites Museums Spas
Highlights from your plan
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum ©
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima ©
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima
Peace Flame ©
Peace Flame

3
nights
Tokyo

Tokyo ©
Tokyo holds the status of most populous metropolitan area in the world--a fact you'll find tangible as you walk the bustling streets and explore its diverse neighborhoods and cultures.
Museum-lovers will appreciate teamLab☆Planets and The National Art Center, Tokyo. Explore hidden gems such as Nezu Shrine and Nezu Museum. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Asakusa Shrine, contemplate the long history of Hie Jinjya, wander the streets of Ueno District, and get engrossed in the history at Kanda Myojin.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Tokyo trip builder website.

Traveling by train from Hiroshima to Tokyo takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In December, daytime highs in Tokyo are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. On the 11th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Nezu Museum ©
Nezu Museum
Nezu Shrine ©
Nezu Shrine
teamLab☆Planets ©
teamLab☆Planets

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