11 days in Japan Itinerary

11 days in Japan Itinerary

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11 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Munich
Fly:  23​h
1
Ishigaki
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h
2
Miyakojima
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  5​h 15​min
3
Kyoto
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
4
Tokyo
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Munich

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.
Kabira Bay has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Kabira Bay and then explore the gorgeous colors at Kabira Ishizaki Manta Scramble. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Island Countryside Settlement, get engrossed in the history at Ishigaki Yaima Village, and then stroll through Yonehara Beach.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Ishigaki travel route builder website .

Munich, Germany to Ishigaki is an approximately 23-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Munich to Ishigaki due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Munich in July: highs in Ishigaki hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Miyakojima.

Things to do in Ishigaki

Parks Beaches Historic Sites

Side Trip

Island Countryside Settlement
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Yonehara Beach ©
Yonehara Beach
Kabira Ishizaki Manta Scramble ©
Kabira Ishizaki Manta Scramble
Ishigaki Yaima Village ©
Ishigaki Yaima Village

2
nights
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 17th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Yonaha Maehama Beach and then kick back and relax at Aragusuku Beach. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Sunayama Beach, take in the views from Irabu Bridge, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Toguchi no Hama.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Miyakojima route maker tool .

You can fly from Ishigaki to Miyakojima in 2 hours. In July in Miyakojima, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 31°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Miyakojima

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Aragusuku Beach ©
Aragusuku Beach
Sunayama Beach ©
Sunayama Beach
Toguchi no Hama
Toguchi no Hama

2
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.
Popular historic sites such as Toji and Kinkaku-ji are in your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Nijo Castle and Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Kiyomizu-dera Temple, don't miss a visit to Gion, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Tofuku-ji Temple.

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Traveling by combination of flight and train from Miyakojima to Kyoto takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and bus. In July, daytime highs in Kyoto are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Tofuku-ji Temple ©
Tofuku-ji Temple

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): take a stroll through Yanaka, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sensō-ji, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Asakusa Shrine, and finally contemplate the long history of Nezu Shrine. On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at Nezu Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Odaiba Kaihin Koen (Odaiba Seaside Park), and then take a stroll through Ueno.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Tokyo trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by train from Kyoto to Tokyo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Asakusa Shrine ©
Asakusa Shrine
Nezu Shrine ©
Nezu Shrine
Sensō-ji ©
Sensō-ji

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