9 days in Japan Itinerary

9 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Perth
Fly:  13 h 15 min
1
Tokyo
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
2
Kyoto
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5 h 30 min
3
Okinawa City
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  3 h 45 min
4
Miyakojima
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h
5
Ishigaki
— 2 nights
Fly:  13 h
End: Perth

2
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.
On the 7th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Fire Museum, explore the world behind art at Nezu Museum, then shop like a local with Ginza, then wander the streets of Ueno, and finally make a trip to Nezu Shrine. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Yuigahama Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kencho-ji Temple, steep yourself in history at Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hokokuji Temple (Takedera Temple), and finally kick back and relax at Zaimokuza Beach.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Tokyo travel itinerary planner.

Perth, Australia to Tokyo is an approximately 13.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Perth to Tokyo. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Perth in June: highs in Tokyo hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can take a train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Kamakura
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Nezu Shrine ©
Nezu Shrine
Kencho-ji Temple
Kencho-ji Temple
Hokokuji Temple (Takedera Temple) ©
Hokokuji Temple (Takedera Temple)

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): take a stroll through Pontocho, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kennin-ji Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kodai-ji Temple, then contemplate the long history of Tofuku-ji Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Toji, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Nishi Honganji. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Nanzen-ji Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Eikando Zenrinji Temple, explore the historical opulence of Nijo Castle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kinkaku-ji, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamigamo Shrine.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Kyoto trip maker website.

Take a train from Tokyo to Kyoto in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In June in Kyoto, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Okinawa City.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
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Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle
Eikando Zenrinji Temple ©
Eikando Zenrinji Temple
Tofuku-ji Temple ©
Tofuku-ji Temple

1
night
Okinawa City

Okinawa is the second-largest city in Okinawa Prefecture, Japan, following Naha, the capital city. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then take in the exciting artwork at Yomitanzanyaki Kitagama, then enjoy the sand and surf at Toguchi Beach, and finally see the vivid underwater world at Sunabe No.1.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Okinawa City holiday planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Kyoto to Okinawa City. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Miyakojima.

Things to do in Okinawa City

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Yomitan-son, Sunabe No.1, Scuba & Snorkeling
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Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
Miyakojima

Miyakojima
A city jurisdiction formed after the merger of several towns in 2005, Miyakojima spans six linked-up islands.
On the 12th (Fri), explore the gorgeous colors at Yabiji, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, kick back and relax at Tomori Imugya Beach, then kick back and relax at Yonaha Maehama Beach, then kick back and relax at Nagamahama Beach Coast, and finally steep yourself in history at Kurima Tomibansho.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Miyakojima visit planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Okinawa City to Miyakojima. June in Miyakojima sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Ishigaki.

Things to do in Miyakojima

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Yabiji
Yabiji
Kayaking & Canoeing
Tomori Imugya Beach ©
Tomori Imugya Beach

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Hairumubushi Beach, see the interesting displays at Nawa Insect Museum Haimurubushi, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kubazaki Beach.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Ishigaki journey app.

Fly from Miyakojima to Ishigaki in 2 hours. In June in Ishigaki, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 32°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Ishigaki

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kohama-jima, Kondoi Beach
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Kondoi Beach ©
Kondoi Beach
Nawa Insect Museum Haimurubushi ©
Nawa Insect Museum Haimurubushi

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