14 days in Japan Itinerary

14 days in Japan Itinerary

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Ishigaki
— 3 nights
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Miyakojima
— 2 nights
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Nanjo
— 1 night
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Kyoto
— 4 nights
Drive
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Ise
— 1 night
Train to Kintetsunagoya, Train to Tokyo
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Tokyo
— 2 nights
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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.
Get some cultural insight at Cape Hirakubozaki and Island Countryside Settlement. We've included these beaches for you: Kondoi Beach and Sunset Beach. There's still lots to do: head into the lower depths with Prime Scuba Ishigaki Diving Center - Day Tour, walk around Kabira Park, head outdoors with Yonehara Beach, and take a leisurely stroll along Nishi Pier.

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Muscat, Oman to Ishigaki is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is 5 hours. Traveling from Muscat in December, expect nights in Ishigaki to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are slightly colder, around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Miyakojima.

Things to do in Ishigaki

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

2
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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 10th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, kick back and relax at Sunayama Beach, then identify plant and animal life at Yabiji, then enjoy the sand and surf at Toguchi no Hama, and finally take in the views from Irabu Ohashi. Here are some ideas for day two: visit a coastal fixture at Higashi Hennazaki Lighthouse, make a trip to East Henna Cape, then enjoy the sand and surf at Aragusuku Beach, then take in the views from Kurima Bridge, and finally take in the views from Ikema Ohashi Bridge.

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You can fly from Ishigaki to Miyakojima in 2.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Nanjo.

Things to do in Miyakojima

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Beaches

1
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Nanjo

With a long Pacific coastline, Nanjo offers fantastic views of the ocean from high cliffs covered with lush greenery, as well as from its long sandy beaches.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Himeyuri Peace Museum, steep yourself in history at The Tower of Himeyuri, then contemplate the long history of Okinawa Peace Memorial Park, then admire the verdant scenery at Valley of Gangala, and finally steep yourself in history at Sefa-Utaki.

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You can fly from Miyakojima to Nanjo in 4 hours. In December, daytime highs in Nanjo are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Nanjo

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

4
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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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and Kiyomizu-dera Temple. Discover out-of-the-way places like Tofuku-ji Temple and Kodai-ji Temple. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kyoto: Dotombori (Dotombori District & Naniwa Meibutsu Ichibirian Dotombori). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Eikando Zenrinji Temple, contemplate the long history of Osaka Castle, make a trip to Nijo Castle, and take a stroll through Arashiyama.

To see ratings and other tourist information, use the Kyoto trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by flight from Nanjo to Kyoto takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, ferry, and train. Traveling from Nanjo in December, you will find days in Kyoto are little chillier (13°C), and nights are much colder (4°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to drive to Ise.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

1
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ise Grand Shrine, see the interesting displays at Okageza, steep yourself in history at Oharai-machi, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sarutahiko Shrine, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ise Shrine Geku, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tsukiyominomiya.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Ise tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kyoto to Ise takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Kyoto in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Ise, with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Ise

Historic Sites · Museums

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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 18th (Fri): visit Ueno District, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Senso-ji Temple, then get engrossed in the history at Edo-Tokyo Museum, and finally take a stroll through Ginza.

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Traveling by train from Ise to Tokyo takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect slightly colder evenings in Tokyo when traveling from Ise in December, with lows around 4°C. On the 19th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping

Japan travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Landmarks · Historic Sites
Land of the Rising Sun
Part of a volcanic archipelago that encompasses over 6,800 islands, Japan remains one of Asia's most fascinating tourist destinations, where a blend of modernity and tradition creates a look and feel completely different from any other place in the world. A tour of Japan lets you discover big cities filled with ancient temples and innovative skyscrapers, as well as quiet country landscapes dotted with castles, perfectly manicured gardens, cherry orchards, and primeval forests seemingly untouched by the hand of mass tourism. Many tourists on vacation in Japan devote lots of time to the country's unique cuisine, prepared with painstaking attention to detail and a genius for simple yet effective presentation.