30 days in Japan Itinerary

30 days in Japan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Japan vacation builder

Plan created by another user.Make it yours

Route & dates

1
Hiroshima
— 3 nights
2
Kyoto
— 5 nights
3
Tokyo
— 5 nights
4
Zamami-son
— 2 nights
5
Yoron-cho
— 2 nights
6
Miyakojima
— 4 nights
7
Ishigaki
— 6 nights

3
nights
Hiroshima

Hiroshima ©
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Let the collections at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum and Schmoe House capture your imagination. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Kotogahama Beach and Mikasahama Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Hiroshima: Hatsukaichi (Miyajima, Daishoin Temple, &more), Thermal Spas (in Oda) and Saijo (in Higashihiroshima). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mitaki Temple, take in nature's colorful creations at Shukkei-en Garden, and pause for some photo ops at Memorial Tower to the Mobilized Students.

For ratings and other tourist information, go to the Hiroshima trip itinerary builder.

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to Hiroshima is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Addis Ababa to Hiroshima due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Hiroshima when traveling from Addis Ababa in June, with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Hatsukaichi, Oda, Saijo
Highlights from your plan
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum ©
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Itsukushima Shrine ©
Itsukushima Shrine
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima ©
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima

5
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.
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and Nijo Castle will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore and learn at Osaka Shiritsu Toyo Toji Museum and Kyoto International Manga Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Nara (Todai-ji Temple, Todaiji Temple Cultural Center, &more), Mizuno Sportology Gallery (in Osaka) and Dotombori District (in Dotombori). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kiyomizu-dera Temple, explore the historical opulence of Osaka Castle, browse the eclectic array of goods at Nishiki Market Shopping District, and trek along Kyoto Isshu Trail, Higahiyama Fuahimi Inari Course.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Kyoto online tour builder.

You can take a train from Hiroshima to Kyoto in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In June in Kyoto, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Nara, Osaka
Highlights from your plan
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

5
nights
Tokyo

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.
Get outdoors at Pola Museum of Art and Katabira-gawa Shinsui Ryokudo. Get a sense of the local culture at Senso-ji Temple and Tokyo National Museum. Step out of Tokyo to go to Hakone-machi and see The Hakone Open-Air Museum, which is approximately 2 hours away. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Odaiba District, ponder the world of politics at Imperial Palace, don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, and take an in-depth tour of Edo-Tokyo Museum.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Tokyo trip planner.

Getting from Kyoto to Tokyo by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. June in Tokyo sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Zamami-son.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Hakone-machi, Katabira-gawa Shinsui Ryokudo
Highlights from your plan
Odaiba District ©
Odaiba District
Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple
Tokyo National Museum ©
Tokyo National Museum

2
nights
Zamami-son

Zamami-son ©
The village of Zamami-son in the western Kerama Islands spans four of the islands in the group, one of which remains uninhabited.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Nishibama Beach, kick back and relax at Aka Beach, appreciate the history behind Statue of Shiro, look for all kinds of wild species at Toma, thenhead off the coast to Zamami Island, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Ama Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the gorgeous colors at Nishibama, thensee some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, thenhead outdoors with Furuzamami Beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ibinume Shrine.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Zamami-son holiday planning app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Tokyo to Zamami-son. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Tokyo in June; daily highs in Zamami-son reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Yoron-cho.

Things to do in Zamami-son

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Furuzamami Beach ©
Furuzamami Beach
Nishibama Beach
Nishibama Beach
Ama Beach ©
Ama Beach

2
nights
Yoron-cho

Yoron-cho ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): explore the fascinating underground world of Akasaki Limestone Cavern, get outside with Yurigahama, enjoy the sand and surf at Okaneku Coast, take in the pleasant sights at Yoron Ethnic Village, thensteep yourself in history at Yoron Castle Ruin, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kotohira Shrine. Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with Fubama, kick back and relax at Paradise Beach, stop by Aoi Sangosyo, kick back and relax at Udonosu Beach, thenhead outdoors with Terasaki Beach, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Southern Cross Center.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Yoron-cho trip planner.

You can drive from Zamami-son to Yoron-cho in 6 hours. In June, daytime highs in Yoron-cho are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Miyakojima.

Things to do in Yoron-cho

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Yurigahama ©
Yurigahama
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Kotohira Shrine ©
Kotohira Shrine

4
nights
Miyakojima

Miyakojima ©
A city jurisdiction formed after the merger of several towns in 2005, Miyakojima spans six linked-up islands.
Appreciate the collections at Yukishio Museum and Miyakojima City Museum. Take a break from the city and head to Yonaha Maehama Beach and Hora Gyoko no Hama Beach. There's still lots to do: head outdoors with Aragusuku Beach, kick back and relax at Sawada no hama Beach, and explore the gorgeous colors at Yabiji.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Miyakojima vacation site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Yoron-cho to Miyakojima. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Ishigaki.

Things to do in Miyakojima

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Yonaha Maehama Beach ©
Yonaha Maehama Beach
Sunayama Beach ©
Sunayama Beach
Hora Gyoko no Hama Beach ©
Hora Gyoko no Hama Beach

6
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.
Appreciate the collections at Ishigaki Yaima Village and Nei Museum of Art. Take a break from the city and head to Yonehara Beach and Kondoi Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Ishigaki side-trips: Iriomote-jima (Stand-Up Paddleboarding & Canyoning & Rappelling Tours). There's still lots to do: head outdoors with Sukuji Beach, kick back and relax at Sunset Beach, see the vivid underwater world at Kabira Ishizaki Manta Scramble, and contemplate the waterfront views at Kabira Bay.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Ishigaki trip planner.

Getting from Miyakojima to Ishigaki by flight takes about 2.5 hours. In June in Ishigaki, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Ishigaki

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Taketomi-cho, Iriomote-jima
Highlights from your plan
Yonehara Beach ©
Yonehara Beach
Cape Hirakubozaki ©
Cape Hirakubozaki
Scuba & Snorkeling

Similar Plans

32 days in Japan BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, popular sights Preferences: July Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 31 days in Japan BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND October, popular sights Preferences: October Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 31 days in Japan BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA March, popular sights Preferences: March Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 32 days in Japan BY A USER FROM ISRAEL December, popular sights Preferences: December Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 31 days in Japan BY A USER FROM ISRAEL August, popular sights Preferences: August Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 34 days in Japan BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA April, popular sights Preferences: April Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 32 days in Japan BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE November, popular sights Preferences: November Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 31 days in Japan BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, popular sights Preferences: December Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 32 days in Japan BY A USER FROM ARGENTINA December, popular sights Preferences: December Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 32 days in Japan BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND December, popular sights Preferences: December Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 31 days in Japan BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, popular sights Preferences: March Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 32 days in Japan BY A USER FROM ISRAEL March, popular sights Preferences: March Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more plans