8 days in Japan Itinerary

8 days in Japan Itinerary

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8 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  10 h 15 min
1
Tokyo
— 1 day
Drive:  6 h
2
Kiyosu
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  5 h 15 min
3
Miyakojima
— 1 night
Ferry:  4 h
4
Iriomote-jima
— 1 night
Ferry:  1 h
5
Ishigaki
— 3 nights
Fly:  10 h 45 min
End: Singapore

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): take a stroll through Harajuku Takeshita-dori, then wander the streets of Ginza, and then take a stroll through Asakusa.

For traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Tokyo travel site .

Singapore, Singapore to Tokyo is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and train. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Time (SGT) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Singapore in December, things will get colder in Tokyo: highs are around 14°C and lows about 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Kiyosu.

Things to do in Tokyo

Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Ginza ©
Ginza
Asakusa ©
Asakusa
Takeshita Street ©
Takeshita Street

1
day
Kiyosu

Kiyosu ©
Kiyosu is a city located in Aichi Prefecture, Japan.As of May 2015, the city had an estimated population of 66,537 and a population density of 3,830 persons per km². Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): sample some tasty brews at Kirin Brewery Nagoya Factory.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Kiyosu trip maker site .

You can drive from Tokyo to Kiyosu in 4.5 hours. When traveling from Tokyo in December, plan for slightly colder days in Kiyosu, with highs around 9°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 3°C. On the 26th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Miyakojima.

Things to do in Kiyosu

Tours
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Kirin Brewery Nagoya Factory ©
Kirin Brewery Nagoya Factory

1
night
Miyakojima

Miyakojima ©
A city jurisdiction formed after the merger of several towns in 2005, Miyakojima spans six linked-up islands.
On the 27th (Thu), kick back and relax at Sunayama Beach, take in the views from Irabu Bridge, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yonaha Maehama Beach, and finally snap pictures at Kurima Bridge.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Miyakojima journey builder website .

Explore your travel options from Kiyosu to Miyakojima with the Route module. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Kiyosu in December: high temperatures in Miyakojima hover around 25°C and lows are around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Iriomote-jima.

Things to do in Miyakojima

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Sunayama Beach ©
Sunayama Beach
Yonaha Maehama Beach ©
Yonaha Maehama Beach
Kurima Bridge ©
Kurima Bridge

1
night
Iriomote-jima

Iriomote-jima ©
Taketomicho Iriomote-Jima stands as the second largest island in Okinawa.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): get outside with Outdoor Activities and then step off the mainland to explore Iriomote Island.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Iriomote-jima itinerary maker website .

Ride a ferry from Miyakojima to Iriomote-jima in 4 hours. In December in Iriomote-jima, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to ride a ferry to Ishigaki.

Things to do in Iriomote-jima

Tours Outdoors Parks
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Iriomote Island ©
Iriomote Island

3
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.
On the 29th (Sat), contemplate the waterfront views at Kabira Bay, then kick back and relax at Yonehara Beach, and then stop by Pinion Direct Shop. On the next day, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then take in panoramic vistas at Tamatorizaki Observatory, and then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Hirakubozaki.

To find where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Ishigaki tour planner.

Traveling by ferry from Iriomote-jima to Ishigaki takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in December, and nighttime lows around 20°C. On the 31st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ishigaki

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Kondoi Beach
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Kondoi Beach ©
Kondoi Beach
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Yonehara Beach ©
Yonehara Beach

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