60 days in Duncans & Japan Itinerary

60 days in Duncans & Japan Itinerary

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Fly to Sangster International Airport, Drive to Duncans
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Duncans, Jamaica
— 4 nights
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Drive to Sangster International Airport, Fly to Tokyo Haneda International Airport, Drive to Hakone-machi
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Hakone-machi, Japan
— 4 nights
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Tokyo, Japan
— 7 nights
Drive
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Nikko, Japan
— 4 nights
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Kanazawa, Japan
— 2 nights
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Nagoya, Japan
— 5 nights
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Kyoto, Japan
— 6 nights
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Osaka, Japan
— 5 nights
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Hiroshima, Japan
— 4 nights
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Fukuoka, Japan
— 5 nights
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Naha, Japan
— 4 nights
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Ishigaki, Japan
— 7 nights
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Duncans, Jamaica

— 4 nights
Venture out of the city with trips to The ILYSSE Experience (in Unity) and The River Bumpkin Farm (in Falmouth).

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Duncans trip itinerary planner.

Perth, Australia to Duncans is an approximately 34-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -13 hour difference. Traveling from Perth in March, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Duncans, with lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Hakone-machi.

Things to do in Duncans

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Hakone-machi, Japan

— 4 nights
Sitting at the foot of Mount Fuji, Hakone-machi has become a popular retreat from Tokyo for locals and tourists alike.
Change things up with these side-trips from Hakone-machi: Hirano Lake Shore (in Yamanakako-mura), Fujikawaguchiko-machi (Sankodai & Lake Kawaguchi) and Taiheiyo Club Gotenba Course (in Gotemba). The adventure continues: make a trip to Mount Fuji, admire the masterpieces at The Hakone Open-Air Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hakone Shrine / Kuzuryu Shrine Singu, and explore the striking landscape of Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Hakone-machi trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Duncans to Hakone-machi. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is 14 hours. Traveling from Duncans in March, things will get colder in Hakone-machi: highs are around 9°C and lows about 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Hakone-machi

Parks · Nature · Museums · Golf

Side Trips

Tokyo, Japan

— 7 nights
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.
Take a break from Tokyo with a short trip to Tokyo DisneySea in Maihama, about 30 minutes away. Have a day of magic on the 30th (Tue) at Tokyo Disneyland. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, browse the exhibits of Tokyo National Museum, don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, and get a sense of history and politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Tokyo trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Hakone-machi to Tokyo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. When traveling from Hakone-machi in March, plan for somewhat warmer days in Tokyo, with highs around 17°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Nikko.

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums · Theme Parks · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

Nikko, Japan

— 4 nights
A gateway to a sprawling and diverse national park, a center of Shinto spiritualism and place of Buddhist worship, an emblem of the riches and dominance of the Tokugawa shogunate: Nikko means many things to many people.
Venture out of the city with trips to Odairanosato Shinsui Park (in Midori), Kakumambuchi (in Maebashi) and Sakuragawa (Yakuo-in Temple & Amabiki Kannon). Spend the 4th (Sun) exploring nature at Nikko National Park. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nikko Tosho-gu, hit the slopes at Nikko Base, steep yourself in history at Taiyuimbyo Shrine, and don't miss a visit to Okumiya.

For photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Nikko trip planner.

You can drive from Tokyo to Nikko in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Tokyo in April, you will find days in Nikko are slightly colder (19°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Kanazawa.

Things to do in Nikko

Parks · Nature · Winter Sports · Wildlife

Side Trips

Kanazawa, Japan

— 2 nights
An old castle town largely unspoiled during World War II, Kanazawa features well-preserved architecture spread across a range of districts.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): make a trip to Omicho Market, take a stroll through Higashichaya Old Town, make a trip to Kenrokuen no Yukizuri, then admire the natural beauty at Kenrokuen Garden, and finally step into the grandiose world of Kanazawa Castle. On your second day here, explore the world behind art at 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, make a trip to Seisonkaku Villa, make a trip to Neagarimatsu, then make a trip to Kanazawa Station, then stop by Nagamachi Neighborhood, and finally contemplate the long history of Nomura Family Samurai House.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Kanazawa trip builder tool.

Take a train from Nikko to Kanazawa in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Nikko in April, plan for a bit cooler nights in Kanazawa, with lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Nagoya.

Things to do in Kanazawa

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Museums

Nagoya, Japan

— 5 nights
Known nationally as an industrial heartland, Nagoya boasts a far more cosmopolitan and cultural core than its reputation would lead you to believe.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nagoya: Toyota Kaikan Museum (in Toyota), Nabana no Sato (in Kuwana) and Chubu Park (in Toin-cho). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Nagoya Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ise Grand Shrine, admire the masterpieces at Tokugawa Art Museum, and stop by Nisshin Civic Hall.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Nagoya trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Kanazawa to Nagoya takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Kanazawa in April, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 13°C in Nagoya. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Nagoya

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Kyoto, Japan

— 6 nights
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.
When in Kyoto, make a side trip to see Todai-ji Temple in Nara, approximately Nara away. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kiyomizu-dera Temple, explore the historical opulence of Nijo Castle, hunt for treasures at Nishiki Market Shopping District, and steep yourself in history at Sanjusangendo Temple.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Kyoto trip maker site.

Traveling by train from Nagoya to Kyoto takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Nagoya in April, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Kyoto: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Osaka.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Breweries & Distilleries · Wineries

Side Trips

Osaka, Japan

— 5 nights
Proud of their hometown's distinct culture and dialect, many natives of Osaka describe their city as "Japan's anti-capital." An antidote to Tokyo's hectic energy, Osaka marches to the beat of its own drum, serving as the country's longtime commercial and industrial hub.
Get out of town with these interesting Osaka side-trips: Nara (Kasuga Grand Shrine, Nara Park, &more) and Himeji (Koko-en & Himeji Castle). There's much more to do: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Japan, examine the collection at Osaka Shiritsu Toyo Toji Museum, step into the grandiose world of Osaka Castle, and shop like a local with Minami (Namba).

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Osaka trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Kyoto to Osaka in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive; or take a bus. April in Osaka sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Osaka

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Hiroshima, Japan

— 4 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hiroshima: Hatsukaichi (Miyajima, Itsukushima Gekijyo, &more). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Atomic Bomb Dome, admire the masterpieces at Hiroshima Museum of Art, take in nature's colorful creations at Shukkei-en Garden, and make a trip to Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Hiroshima itinerary builder website.

Take a train from Osaka to Hiroshima in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Fukuoka.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Fukuoka, Japan

— 5 nights

City of Yatai

The largest city on the island, Fukuoka formed through the merger of two former cities that had grown up either side of the Naka River.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Fukuoka: Kurume (Cosmos Park Kitano, Kurume Tsubaki Park, &more), Amagi Park (in Asakura) and Dazaifu (Komyozen-ji Temple, Dazaifu Tenman-gu, &more). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kushida Shrine, browse the different shops at Tenjin Underground Shopping Center, and stroll around Maizuru Park.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Fukuoka road trip app.

Getting from Hiroshima to Fukuoka by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive; or do a combination of ferry and flight. In April in Fukuoka, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Naha.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Naha, Japan

— 4 nights

Capital of the Ryukyu Kingdom

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Naha side-trips: Motobu-cho (Okichan Theater, Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium, &more), Katsuren Castle Ruins (in Uruma) and Onna-son (Scuba & Snorkeling & Cape Manzamo). And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Shurijo Castle, snap pictures at Kouri Ohashi, stop by Wadama Honshinju Mother Sea, and experience rural life at Aiai Farm.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Naha trip planner.

You can fly from Fukuoka to Naha in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Fukuoka in May since evenings lows in Naha dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to fly to Ishigaki.

Things to do in Naha

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Ishigaki, Japan

— 7 nights
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.
Ishigaki is known for nature, beaches, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get outside with Prime Scuba Ishigaki Diving Center - Day Tour, contemplate the waterfront views at Kabira Bay, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and get great views at Cape Ongazaki.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Ishigaki day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Naha to Ishigaki takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In May, daily temperatures in Ishigaki can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Ishigaki

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

Japan travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Landmarks · Parks
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.