13 days in Japan Itinerary

13 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Ise
— 1 night
2
Nachikatsura-cho
— 2 nights
3
Miyakojima
— 2 nights
4
Iriomote-jima
— 1 night
5
Ishigaki
— 2 nights
6
Onna-son
— 3 nights

1
night
Ise

Ise ©
A spiritual center of Shintoism, Ise stands as a traditional city where visitors can see the roots of Japanese culture in a number of well-preserved natural and historic sites.
On the 5th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sarutahiko Shrine, steep yourself in history at Oharai-machi, get engrossed in the history at Sengukan, meet the residents at Toba Aquarium, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tsukiyominomiya, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Ise Shrine Geku.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Ise trip itinerary tool.

Dublin, Ireland to Ise is an approximately 22.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Dublin to Ise is 9 hours. Traveling from Dublin in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Ise, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to drive to Nachikatsura-cho.

Things to do in Ise

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Toba Aquarium
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Tsukiyominomiya ©
Tsukiyominomiya
Sarutahiko Shrine ©
Sarutahiko Shrine
Oharai-machi ©
Oharai-machi

2
nights
Nachikatsura-cho

Nachikatsura-cho ©
The town of Nachikatsuura-cho wows visitors with its superlative landscape and impressive cultural attractions.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): stroll through Hashigui Rock, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hirou Shrine, admire the sheer force of Nachi Mitaki Falls, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Kumano Nachi Taisha, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Seigantoji Temple, and finally make a trip to Daimonzaka. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Katsuura Nigiwai Market, steep yourself in history at Ruins of Shingu Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamikura Shrine, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kumano Hayatama Taisha, and finally contemplate the long history of Soo-ji Temple.

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Traveling by car from Ise to Nachikatsura-cho takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In February in Nachikatsura-cho, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Miyakojima.

Things to do in Nachikatsura-cho

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Shingu, Hashigui Rock
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Kumano Nachi Taisha ©
Kumano Nachi Taisha
Kamikura Shrine ©
Kamikura Shrine
Hirou Shrine ©
Hirou Shrine

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 8th (Sat): head outdoors with Aragusuku Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Yonaha Maehama Beach, thentake in the views from Irabu Ohashi, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Sunayama Beach. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to East Henna Cape, thenmake a trip to Ikema Ohashi Bridge, thenstep off the mainland to explore Shimojiiima Island, and finally get outside with Toguchi no Hama.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Miyakojima tour planner.

Getting from Nachikatsura-cho to Miyakojima by flight takes about 9 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Nachikatsura-cho in February: high temperatures in Miyakojima hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to ride a ferry to Iriomote-jima.

Things to do in Miyakojima

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Yonaha Maehama Beach ©
Yonaha Maehama Beach
Toguchi no Hama
Toguchi no Hama
Aragusuku Beach ©
Aragusuku Beach

1
night
Iriomote-jima

Taketomicho Iriomote-Jima stands as the second largest island in Okinawa.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): step off the mainland to explore Iriomote Island, thenadd some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

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You can ride a ferry from Miyakojima to Iriomote-jima in 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in February, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to catch the ferry to Ishigaki.

Things to do in Iriomote-jima

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Iriomote Island ©
Iriomote Island

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): kick back and relax at Yonehara Beach, enjoy breathtaking views from Tamatorizaki Observatory, thenvisit a coastal fixture at Cape Hirakubozaki, and finally find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area. On the 12th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, get outside with Kondoi Beach, and then look for gifts at Yurateiku Market.

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Traveling by ferry from Iriomote-jima to Ishigaki takes 1.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Onna-son.

Things to do in Ishigaki

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trip

Kondoi Beach
Highlights from your plan
Cape Hirakubozaki ©
Cape Hirakubozaki
Kayaking & Canoeing
Yurateiku Market ©
Yurateiku Market

3
nights
Onna-son

Onna-son ©
Located on the coast in the middle of the island, Onna-son has become known for its beaches and seaside economy.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Okichan Theater, step into the grandiose world of Katsuren Castle Ruins, thenbuy something for everyone on your list at AEONMALL OKINAWA RYCOM, and finally look for gifts at Onna Station Nakayukui Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Okinawa Peace Memorial Park, thensteep yourself in history at Sefa-Utaki, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Zakimi Castle Ruins, and finally see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Onna-son online itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Ishigaki to Onna-son takes 5 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Ishigaki in February since evenings lows in Onna-son dip to °C. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Onna-son

Historic Sites Shopping Wildlife

Side Trips

Nakijin Castle Ruins, Sefa-Utaki, Katsuren Castle Ruins, AEONMALL OKINAWA RYCOM, Okichan Theater
Highlights from your plan
Nakijin Castle Ruins ©
Nakijin Castle Ruins
Scuba & Snorkeling
Okinawa Peace Memorial Park ©
Okinawa Peace Memorial Park

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