13 days in Japan Itinerary

13 days in Japan Itinerary

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13 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
Ishigaki
— 1 night
ferry:  1​h
2
Iriomote-jima
— 3 nights
ferry:  4​h
3
Miyakojima
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h 30​min
4
Onna-son
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Singapore

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.
On the 1st (Sun), stop by Pinion Direct Shop, enjoy breathtaking views from Maesedake Observation Site, then kick back and relax at Kondoi Beach, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Nishi Pier. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Yonehara Beach, then take in panoramic vistas at Tamatorizaki Observatory, and then head outdoors with Cape Hirakubozaki.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Ishigaki trip planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Ishigaki is an approximately 11-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Ishigaki. In December, Ishigaki is a bit cooler than Singapore - with highs of 26°C and lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to ride a ferry to Iriomote-jima.

Things to do in Ishigaki

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Taketomi-cho
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Kondoi Beach ©
Kondoi Beach
Yonehara Beach ©
Yonehara Beach
Cape Hirakubozaki ©
Cape Hirakubozaki

3
nights
Iriomote-jima

Iriomote-jima ©
Taketomicho Iriomote-Jima stands as the second largest island in Okinawa.
Step off the beaten path and head to Canyoning & Rappelling Tours and Ida no Hama Beach. There's much more to do: head off the coast to Iriomote Island, take in the dramatic scenery at Pinaisara Falls, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Iriomote-jima trip itinerary maker tool .

Ride a ferry from Ishigaki to Iriomote-jima in an hour. In December in Iriomote-jima, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to ride a ferry to Miyakojima.

Things to do in Iriomote-jima

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Iriomote Island ©
Iriomote Island
Pinaisara Falls ©
Pinaisara Falls

3
nights
Miyakojima

Miyakojima ©
A city jurisdiction formed after the merger of several towns in 2005, Miyakojima spans six linked-up islands.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Aragusuku Beach and Boraga Limestone Cave. Bring the kids along to Toguchi no Hama and Yonaha Maehama Beach. And it doesn't end there: head off the coast to Shimojiiima Island, enjoy the sand and surf at Sunayama Beach, and take in the views from Irabu Bridge.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Miyakojima trip itinerary planner .

You can ride a ferry from Iriomote-jima to Miyakojima in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in December, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Onna-son.

Things to do in Miyakojima

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

4
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Onna Station Nakayukui Market and Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Scuba & Snorkeling and AEONMALL OKINAWA RYCOM. Venture out of the city with trips to Sefa-Utaki (in Nanjo), Kouri-jima Island (in Nakijin-son) and Okichan Theater (in Motobu-cho). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Diamond Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at Tobera Rock, and get to know the fascinating history of Okinawa Peace Memorial Park.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Onna-son trip site .

Getting from Miyakojima to Onna-son by combination of flight and bus takes about 3.5 hours. Traveling from Miyakojima in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Onna-son, with lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Onna-son

Shopping Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Motobu-cho, Okinawa Peace Memorial Park, Sefa-Utaki, AEONMALL OKINAWA RYCOM
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Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium ©
Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium
Scuba & Snorkeling
AEONMALL OKINAWA RYCOM ©
AEONMALL OKINAWA RYCOM

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