11 days in Japan Itinerary

11 days in Japan Itinerary

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Kyoto
— 3 nights
2
Hiroshima
— 2 nights
3
Ishigaki
— 1 night
4
Miyakojima
— 2 nights
5
Onna-son
— 2 nights

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and Kinkaku-ji. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Toji and Chion-in Temple. When in Kyoto, make a side trip to see Dotombori District in Dotombori, approximately Dotombori away. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Kiyomizu-dera Temple, wander the streets of Gion, explore the historical opulence of Nijo Castle, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sanjusangendo Temple.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Kyoto road trip planning website.

Boracay, Philippines to Kyoto is an approximately 11-hour combination of ferry and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Boracay to Kyoto is 1 hour. Traveling from Boracay in August, expect nights in Kyoto to be about the same, around 29°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 39°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Dotombori District
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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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nights
Hiroshima

Hiroshima ©
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
On the 5th (Fri), appreciate the history behind The Cenotaph, get engrossed in the history at Hiroshima National Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims, then contemplate the long history of Atomic Bomb Dome, and finally take an in-depth tour of Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum. On the 6th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Itsukushima Shrine and then examine the collection at Yamato Museum.

To find more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Hiroshima trip itinerary site.

Traveling by train from Kyoto to Hiroshima takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Hiroshima sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Ishigaki.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Yamato Museum, Itsukushima Shrine
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Yamato Museum ©
Yamato Museum
Itsukushima Shrine ©
Itsukushima Shrine

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 7th (Sun): enjoy breathtaking views from Tamatorizaki Observatory, kick back and relax at Yonehara Beach, and then kick back and relax at Kondoi Beach.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Ishigaki trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Hiroshima to Ishigaki takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Miyakojima.

Things to do in Ishigaki

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Kondoi Beach
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Yonehara Beach ©
Yonehara Beach
Kondoi Beach ©
Kondoi Beach
Tamatorizaki Observatory ©
Tamatorizaki Observatory

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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 8th (Mon): snap pictures at Kurima Bridge, then enjoy the sand and surf at Yonaha Maehama Beach, then take in the views from Irabu Ohashi, and finally kick back and relax at Sunayama Beach. Keep things going the next day: see the vivid underwater world at Yabiji and then enjoy the sand and surf at Aragusuku Beach.

To plan Miyakojima vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can fly from Ishigaki to Miyakojima in 2.5 hours. In August in Miyakojima, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 31°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Onna-son.

Things to do in Miyakojima

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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Sunayama Beach ©
Sunayama Beach
Yabiji
Yabiji
Aragusuku Beach ©
Aragusuku Beach

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nights
Onna-son

Located on the coast in the middle of the island, Onna-son has become known for its beaches and seaside economy.
On the 10th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Nakijin Castle Ruins, take in the dramatic natural features at Cape Manzamo, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Okinawa Peace Memorial Park and then stop by Onna Station Nakayukui Market.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Onna-son itinerary planner.

You can fly from Miyakojima to Onna-son in 5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Onna-son

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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

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