32 days in Japan Itinerary

32 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Chicago
Fly:  21 h 30 min
1
Naha
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
2
Ishigaki
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + Subway + Train:  7 h 30 min
3
Hiroshima
— 3 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
4
Kyoto
— 8 nights
Train:  3 h
5
Tokyo
— 11 nights
Fly:  15 h 30 min
End: Chicago

4
nights
Naha

Naha
Naha, the capital of Okinawa, has deep roots: Stone Age relics have been found in the city, and through the Middle Ages it rose in importance in the Ryukyu Kingdom.
For more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Naha day trip tool.

Chicago, USA to Naha is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Japan Standard Time (JST), which is usually a 15 hour difference. Traveling from Chicago in May, expect Naha to be somewhat warmer, temps between 79°F and 72°F. On the 20th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Ishigaki.

Things to do in Naha

Outdoors Parks Tours

4
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.
For reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Ishigaki online day trip planner.

You can fly from Naha to Ishigaki in 3.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Ishigaki can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. You will leave for Hiroshima on the 24th (Fri).

Things to do in Ishigaki

Outdoors Tours Parks

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.
You've added Okonomimura, Mitaki Temple, Shukkei-en Garden, and other attractions to your itinerary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Miyajima, take in the spiritual surroundings of Senjokaku, thencontemplate the long history of Itsukushima Shrine, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Misen.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Hiroshima road trip planning website.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Ishigaki to Hiroshima in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Ishigaki in May, expect Hiroshima to be little chillier, temps between 75°F and 60°F. You'll set off for Kyoto on the 27th (Mon).

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Hatsukaichi
Highlights from your plan
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum ©
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Itsukushima Shrine ©
Itsukushima Shrine
Miyajima
Miyajima

8
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Hozugawa River Boat Ride, Sagano Romantic Train, Shinkyogoku Shopping District, and other attractions.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Kyoto trip planning website.

Traveling by train from Hiroshima to Kyoto takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May in Kyoto, expect temperatures between 77°F during the day and 59°F at night. You'll set off for Tokyo on the 4th (Tue).

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Parks Tours

Side Trips

Nara, Hozugawa River Boat Ride
Highlights from your plan
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

11
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, TOKYO ONE PIECE TOWER, Ueno Zoo, and other attractions. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Senso-ji Temple, take a stroll through Akihabara, and admire the striking features of Tokyo Skytree.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Tokyo trip builder tool.

You can take a train from Kyoto to Tokyo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In June in Tokyo, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 67°F at night. You'll set off for home on the 15th (Sat).

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
Edo-Tokyo Museum ©
Edo-Tokyo Museum
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower

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