60 days in Japan Itinerary

60 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Tbilisi
Fly:  21 h
1
Ishigaki
— 6 nights
Fly:  3 h
2
Naha
— 6 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
3
Nagasaki, Nagasaki Prefecture
— 4 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
4
Kagoshima
— 6 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
5
Hiroshima
— 6 nights
Train:  1 h
6
Himeji
— 3 nights
Train:  45 min
7
Kyoto
— 7 nights
Train:  45 min
8
Nagoya
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
9
Kanazawa
— 6 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
10
Tokyo
— 8 nights
Fly:  18 h 30 min
End: Tbilisi

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Iriomote-jima (Nara no Taki Falls & Nakama-river Protected Region). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Kabira Bay, stop by Miyara River Hirugi Grove, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and visit a coastal fixture at Cape Hirakubozaki.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Ishigaki trip planner.

Tbilisi, Georgia to Ishigaki is an approximately 21- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Georgia Standard Time (GET) to Japan Standard Time (JST), which is usually a 5 hour difference. Traveling from Tbilisi in March, you will find days in Ishigaki are a bit warmer (26°C), and nights are much hotter (21°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Naha.

Things to do in Ishigaki

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Iriomote-jima
Highlights from your plan
Kabira Bay ©
Kabira Bay
Tamatorizaki Observatory ©
Tamatorizaki Observatory
Yonehara Beach ©
Yonehara Beach

6
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.
Explore Naha's surroundings by going to Yomitan-son (Zakimi Castle Ruins & Yomitan Village Traditional Craft Art Center), Nakijin-son (Kouri Ohashi & Nakijin Castle Ruins) and Motobu-cho (Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium, Tropical Dream Center, &more). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Shurijo Castle, make a trip to Makishi Public Market, enjoy breathtaking views from Amagusuku Observatory, and explore the striking landscape at Cape Manzamo.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Naha tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Ishigaki to Naha in 3 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Naha can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Nagasaki.

Things to do in Naha

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Motobu-cho, Yomitan-son, Nakijin-son, Onna-son, Itoman
Highlights from your plan
Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium ©
Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium
Shurijo Castle ©
Shurijo Castle
Scuba & Snorkeling

4
nights
Nagasaki, Nagasaki Prefecture

Nagasaki ©
The hilly port city of Nagasaki has become known internationally as one of the two Japanese cities to be destroyed by an atomic bomb towards the close of World War II.
Venture out of the city with trips to Sasebo (Huis Ten Bosch, Ishidake Observatory, &more). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sōfuku-ji Temple, steep yourself in history at Nagasaki Peace Park, and admire the natural beauty at Glover Garden.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Nagasaki trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Naha to Nagasaki by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of ferry and train. Traveling from Naha in April, expect Nagasaki to be slightly colder, temps between 22°C and 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Kagoshima.

Things to do in Nagasaki

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sasebo, Nagao Castle Park
Highlights from your plan
Glover Garden ©
Glover Garden
Huis Ten Bosch ©
Huis Ten Bosch
Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum ©
Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum

6
nights
Kagoshima

Kagoshima ©
Kagoshima sits across the bay from Sakurajima, an active volcano that serves as a symbol of the city and works its way into many aspects of life here.
Venture out of the city with trips to Miyazaki (Haniwa Garden & Miyazaki Prefectural Art Museum), Kirishima (Mt. Shinmoe, Kirishima Shrine, &more) and Tsumakirishima Shrine (in Miyakonojo). And it doesn't end there: get impressive views of Sakurajima, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Musougura, don't miss a visit to Sengan-en, and explore the activities along Rokkannon Miike Pond.

Find out how to plan Kagoshima trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by train from Nagasaki to Kagoshima takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Kagoshima

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Minamikyushu, Kirishima, Yusui-cho, Miyazaki, Ibusuki
Highlights from your plan
Sakurajima ©
Sakurajima
Sengan-en ©
Sengan-en
Nagashima Museum ©
Nagashima Museum

6
nights
Hiroshima

Hiroshima ©
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Change things up with these side-trips from Hiroshima: Kurashiki (Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter, Ohara Museum of Art, &more), Kintaikyo Bridge (in Iwakuni) and Hatsukaichi (Miyajima, Itsukushima Shrine, &more). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima, get engrossed in the history at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, explore the world behind art at Hiroshima Museum of Art, and appreciate the history behind The Cenotaph.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Hiroshima trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by train from Kagoshima to Hiroshima takes 3 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Himeji.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Hatsukaichi, Kurashiki, Miyoshi, Kintaikyo Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum ©
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima ©
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima
Atomic Bomb Dome ©
Atomic Bomb Dome

3
nights
Himeji

Himeji ©
The castle around which the city of Himeji has developed represents one of the best preserved in the country, and has been designated as a national treasure and a World Heritage Site.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Himeji: Sato Fruit Kobo (in Nishiwaki), Nankinmachi (Kobe Chinatown) (in Kobe) and Daisen Outlook (in Mimasaka). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Okayama Korakuen Garden, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Takamikura, don't miss a visit to Nishi no Maru Nagatsubone, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Irigyogyo Kyodo Kumiai Manaichi.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Himeji vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can take a train from Hiroshima to Himeji in an hour. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. April in Himeji sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Himeji

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Sato Fruit Kobo, Okayama Korakuen Garden, Irigyogyo Kyodo Kumiai Manaichi, Nankinmachi (Kobe Chinatown), Yoneda Taishiji Temple
Highlights from your plan
Himeji Castle ©
Himeji Castle
Okayama Korakuen Garden ©
Okayama Korakuen Garden
Koko-en ©
Koko-en

7
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Dotombori (in Dotombori), Nara (Todai-ji Temple & Nara Park) and Osaka (Universal Studios Japan, Osaka Shiritsu Toyo Toji Museum, &more). The adventure continues: make a trip to Kiyomizu-dera Temple, take in the pleasant sights at Gion, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ginkakuji Temple, and take a stroll through Arashiyama.

To find photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Kyoto trip planner.

Traveling by train from Himeji to Kyoto takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. April in Kyoto sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can take a train to Nagoya.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Osaka, Nara, Jishu Shrine
Highlights from your plan
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle
Kinkaku-ji ©
Kinkaku-ji

6
nights
Nagoya

Nagoya ©
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: Toba (Mikimoto Pearl Island & Toba Aquarium), Jozanen (in Anjo) and Ise (Okage Yokocho, Okageza, &more). There's still lots to do: walk around Chubu Park, have fun at Kasumi Yumekujira Park, see the interesting displays at SCMAGLEV and Railway Park, and admire the masterpieces at Tokugawa Art Museum.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Nagoya tour planner.

You can take a train from Kyoto to Nagoya in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Kyoto in May, you will find days in Nagoya are little chillier (24°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to drive to Kanazawa.

Things to do in Nagoya

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Ise, Toba, Hotel Shima Spain Mura, Nabana no Sato, Chubu Park
Highlights from your plan
Chubu Park ©
Chubu Park
Ise Grand Shrine ©
Ise Grand Shrine
Mikimoto Pearl Island ©
Mikimoto Pearl Island

6
nights
Kanazawa

Kanazawa ©
An old castle town largely unspoiled during World War II, Kanazawa features well-preserved architecture spread across a range of districts.
Get out of town with these interesting Kanazawa side-trips: Shirakawa-mura (Nagase house, Shirakawago Gassho Zukuri Minkaen, &more), Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route (in Tateyama-machi) and Chirihama Nagisa Driveway (in Hakui). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Kenrokuen Garden, get engrossed in the history at Hida Folk Archeological Museum (Hida Minzoku Kokokan), don't miss a visit to Omicho Market, and visit Higashichaya Old Town.

For reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Kanazawa vacation builder app.

Traveling by car from Nagoya to Kanazawa takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Nagoya in May, expect a bit cooler with lows of 15°C in Kanazawa. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kanazawa

Historic Sites Museums Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Takayama, Shirakawa-mura, Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route, Chirihama Nagisa Driveway
Highlights from your plan
Kenrokuen Garden
Kenrokuen Garden
Shirakawago Gassho Zukuri Minkaen ©
Shirakawago Gassho Zukuri Minkaen

8
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Tokyo: The Hakone Open-Air Museum (in Hakone-machi), Kamakura (Kōtoku-in & Samuraikibun Kamakura) and Lake Kawaguchi (in Fujikawaguchiko-machi). There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, walk around Ueno Park, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Senso-ji Temple.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Tokyo tour itinerary planner.

Take a train from Kanazawa to Tokyo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Kanazawa in May since evenings lows in Tokyo dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Urayasu, Kamakura, The Hakone Open-Air Museum, Lake Kawaguchi
Highlights from your plan
Samurai Armor Photo Studio ©
Samurai Armor Photo Studio
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine

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