33 days in Japan Itinerary

33 days in Japan Itinerary

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1
Naha
— 4 nights
2
Ishigaki
— 5 nights
3
Hiroshima
— 2 nights
4
Kyoto
— 9 nights
5
Tokyo
— 11 nights

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Fukushu-en Garden, Okinawa World Culture Kingdom Gyokusendo, Shurijo Castle, and other attractions you added.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Naha trip itinerary builder tool.

Chicago, USA to Naha is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 15 hours traveling from Chicago to Naha. Traveling from Chicago in May, things will get a bit warmer in Naha: highs are around 79°F and lows about 72°F. On the 18th (Sat), you're off to Ishigaki.

Things to do in Naha

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Okinawa World Culture Kingdom Gyokusendo, Furuzamami Beach
Highlights from your plan
Furuzamami Beach ©
Furuzamami Beach
Shurijo Castle ©
Shurijo Castle
Okinawa World Culture Kingdom Gyokusendo ©
Okinawa World Culture Kingdom Gyokusendo

5
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 where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Ishigaki trip builder.

Fly from Naha to Ishigaki in 3.5 hours. In May in Ishigaki, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 75°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Ishigaki

Outdoors · Tours · Parks

2
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 Mt. Misen, Okonomimura, Atomic Bomb Dome, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): steep yourself in history at Former Bank of Japan Hiroshima, then contemplate the long history of Atomic Bomb Dome, and then make a trip to Okonomimura. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step off the mainland to explore Miyajima, then contemplate the long history of Itsukushima Shrine, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Misen.

To find maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Hiroshima trip itinerary builder tool.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Ishigaki to Hiroshima in 6 hours. Another option is to fly. Traveling from Ishigaki in May, expect Hiroshima to be a bit cooler, temps between 75°F and 60°F. On the 25th (Sat), you're off to Kyoto.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Hatsukaichi
Highlights from your plan
Itsukushima Shrine ©
Itsukushima Shrine
Miyajima
Miyajima
Atomic Bomb Dome ©
Atomic Bomb Dome

9
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 Tofuku-ji Temple, Kyoto Samurai Experience, Ginkakuji Temple, and other attractions.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Kyoto day trip planning tool.

Traveling by train from Hiroshima to Kyoto takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Kyoto are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. You will leave for Tokyo on the 3rd (Mon).

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Tours · Parks

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 Water Bus, Fuji TV Odaiba, Takaragawa Onsen, and other attractions. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Senso-ji Temple, wander the streets of Akihabara, take in panoramic vistas at Tokyo Skytree, and admire the striking features of Imperial Palace.

To find where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Tokyo road trip site.

You can take a train from Kyoto to Tokyo in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. June in Tokyo sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 67°F at night. You will leave for home on the 14th (Fri).

Things to do in Tokyo

Spas · Baths · Museums

Side Trip

Takaragawa Onsen
Highlights from your plan
Edo-Tokyo Museum ©
Edo-Tokyo Museum
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower

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