19 days in East Asia Itinerary

19 days in East Asia Itinerary

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Fly to Naha Airport / JASDF Naha Air Base, Drive to Okinawa City
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Okinawa City
— 3 nights
Drive to Naha Airport / JASDF Naha Air Base, Fly to Toyama
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Toyama
— 2 nights
Fly
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Shizuoka
— 2 nights
Fly
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Takamatsu
— 3 nights
Drive
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Yonago
— 2 nights
Drive
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Hiroshima
— 3 nights
Train
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Kumamoto
— 2 nights
Fly

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Okinawa City

— 3 nights
Okinawa is the second-largest city in Okinawa Prefecture, Japan, following Naha, the capital city. Get out of town with these interesting Okinawa City side-trips: Mt. Iegusuku (in Ie-son), Motobu Old Local Market (in Motobu-cho) and Nakijin-son (USS Emmons & Kouri Ohashi). And it doesn't end there: stop by Kaboten no Mise Nakasone, enjoy some diversion at Okinawa Comprehensive Athletic Park, pause for some photo ops at Norin Kenjinoto, and browse the different shops at AEONMALL OKINAWA RYCOM.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Okinawa City travel route planning tool.

Seoul, South Korea to Okinawa City is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Toyama.

Things to do in Okinawa City

Parks · Shopping · Outdoors · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Toyama

— 2 nights
The center of Japan's pharmaceutical industry, the city of Toyama draws visitors with its scenic surroundings overlooked by the Japan Alps.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Toyama: Kanazawa (Omicho Market, Nomura Family Samurai House, &more) and Tsuzawa Elementary School (in Oyabe). The adventure continues: walk around Fugan Unga Kansui Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sotoshu Chokeiji Temple, experience rural life at Yamafuji Vineyard & Horizon Winery, and explore the activities along Tajiri Pond.

For more things to do and tourist information, use the Toyama visit planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Okinawa City to Toyama. In May, daytime highs in Toyama are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Shizuoka.

Things to do in Toyama

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

Shizuoka

— 2 nights
With its upmarket shopping districts and scenic coastal landscape, Shizuoka stands as the main urban area of a province often referred to as Japan's riviera.
On the 3rd (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Shizuoka Sengen Shrine, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then get great views at Nihon Daira Yume Terrace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Tokaido Hiroshige Art Museum, take in the pleasant sights at Yui Honjin Park, pause for some photo ops at Takechiyogimi Statue, then stroll around Sumpu Castle Park, and finally explore the world behind art at Shizuoka City Museum of Art.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Shizuoka road trip site.

Traveling by flight from Toyama to Shizuoka takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. While traveling from Toyama, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Shizuoka, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Takamatsu.

Things to do in Shizuoka

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Takamatsu

— 3 nights

Gateway to Shikoku

A modern city and a major transport hub facing Seto Inland Sea, Takamatsu offers a bustling city lifestyle contrasted with carefully manicured, tranquil green areas at the foot of the mountains and the lava plateau.
Venture out of the city with trips to Kurashiki (Ohara Museum of Art & Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter) and Okayama (Okayama Korakuen Garden & Tatsunokuchi Green Shower Forest). Next up on the itinerary: go for a walk through Ritsurin Garden, get engrossed in the history at Shikoku Mura Village, admire the natural beauty at Kagawa Engei Sogo Center, and make a trip to Ogijima Alley Wall Painting Project Wallalley.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Takamatsu tour itinerary maker app.

Traveling by flight from Shizuoka to Takamatsu takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in June, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Yonago.

Things to do in Takamatsu

Parks · Museums · Nature · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Yonago

— 2 nights
Yonago is a city located in northwestern Tottori Prefecture, Japan, facing the Sea of Japan, and adjacent to Shimane. On the 8th (Sat), admire the natural beauty at Matsue English Garden, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kiyomizu-dera Temple, then take an in-depth tour of Tottori Prefectural Mt. Daisen Museum of Nature and History, and finally browse the collection at Yonago City Library. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Juunji Temple, then stop by Amenomanai, then contemplate the waterfront views at Shinji Lake, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kumano Taisha Shrine.

Plan a Yonago trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can drive from Takamatsu to Yonago in 3 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Yonago

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Hiroshima

— 3 nights

City of Peace

Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hiroshima: Mt. Misen (in Miyajima) and Hatsukaichi (Daishoin Temple & Itsukushima Shrine). Next up on the itinerary: catch a live event at MAZDA Zoom-Zoom Stadium Hiroshima, appreciate the history behind Peace Bell, admire the natural beauty at Shukkei-en Garden, and get to know the fascinating history of Futaba no Satorekishi Sampomichi.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Hiroshima using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Yonago to Hiroshima takes 3 hours. In June, daytime highs in Hiroshima are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Kumamoto.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Kumamoto

— 2 nights
Centered around its castle, Kumamoto stands as a historic city with plenty of modern-day appeal to add to the mix.
On the 13th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kato Shrine, admire the natural beauty at Kenmotsu Daijumoku Garden, then take an in-depth tour of Newspaper Museum, then take in nature's colorful creations at Suizenji Jojuen Garden, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catholic Tetori Church. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Okubo Bridge, take in the views from Futamata Bridge, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Takahashi Inari Shrine, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Second Sight.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Kumamoto trip site.

Take a train from Hiroshima to Kumamoto in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Kumamoto

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trip