11 days in Japan Itinerary

11 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Ishigaki
— 1 night
2
Miyakojima
— 2 nights
3
Onna-son
— 2 nights
4
Kyoto
— 4 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): view the masterpieces at Nei Museum of Art and then kick back and relax at Kondoi Beach. On your second day here, take in panoramic vistas at Tamatorizaki Observatory, thenenjoy the sea views from Cape Hirakubozaki, and then kick back and relax at Yonehara Beach.

To see maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Ishigaki itinerary app.

Manama, Bahrain to Ishigaki is an approximately 16-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Manama to Ishigaki. Traveling from Manama in October, expect Ishigaki to be little chillier, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Miyakojima.

Things to do in Ishigaki

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Kondoi Beach
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Cape Hirakubozaki ©
Cape Hirakubozaki
Kondoi Beach ©
Kondoi Beach
Yonehara Beach ©
Yonehara Beach

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Miyakojima

Miyakojima ©
A city jurisdiction formed after the merger of several towns in 2005, Miyakojima spans six linked-up islands.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): take in the views from Kurima Bridge, enjoy the sand and surf at Yonaha Maehama Beach, thensnap pictures at Irabu Ohashi, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Sunayama Beach. On the 20th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get interesting insight from Tours and then get outside with Aragusuku Beach.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Miyakojima trip simple and quick.

Getting from Ishigaki to Miyakojima by flight takes about 2.5 hours. October in Miyakojima sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Onna-son.

Things to do in Miyakojima

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Aragusuku Beach ©
Aragusuku Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Sunayama Beach ©
Sunayama Beach

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Onna-son

Located on the coast in the middle of the island, Onna-son has become known for its beaches and seaside economy.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): contemplate the long history of Nakijin Castle Ruins, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Cape Manzamo, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Okinawa Peace Memorial Park, thencontemplate the long history of Nakagusuku Castle Ruins, thenexplore the historical opulence of Katsuren Castle Ruins, and finally look for gifts at Onna Station Nakayukui Market.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Onna-son trip planner.

Fly from Miyakojima to Onna-son in 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Onna-son

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Okinawa Peace Memorial Park, Nakagusuku Castle Ruins, Nakijin Castle Ruins, Katsuren Castle Ruins
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Okinawa Peace Memorial Park ©
Okinawa Peace Memorial Park
Nakijin Castle Ruins ©
Nakijin Castle Ruins

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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Eikando Zenrinji Temple and Asahiyaki. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and Nijo Castle. Venture out of the city with trips to Himeji Castle (in Himeji), Koya-cho (Torodo Temple & Koyasan Okunoin) and Dotombori District (in Dotombori). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kinkaku-ji, contemplate the long history of Sanjusangendo Temple, and make a trip to Kiyomizu-dera Temple.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Kyoto trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by flight from Onna-son to Kyoto takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, ferry, and train; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. In October, Kyoto is a bit cooler than Onna-son - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Koya-cho, Himeji Castle, Dotombori District, Asahiyaki
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Eikando Zenrinji Temple ©
Eikando Zenrinji Temple

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