9 days in Japan Itinerary

9 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kyoto
— 3 nights
2
Zamami-son
— 1 night
3
Ishigaki
— 1 night
4
Miyakojima
— 2 nights

3
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.
Popular historic sites such as Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and Kiyomizu-dera Temple are in your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Kinkaku-ji and Dotombori District. Change things up with these side-trips from Kyoto: Nara (Nara Park & Todaiji Temple Cultural Center). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Nijo Castle and wander the streets of Gion.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Kyoto travel planner.

Mumbai, India to Kyoto is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Mumbai to Kyoto, you'll lose 3.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Mumbai in November: high temperatures in Kyoto hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Zamami-son.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Nara, Dotombori District
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

1
night
Zamami-son

Zamami-son ©
The village of Zamami-son in the western Kerama Islands spans four of the islands in the group, one of which remains uninhabited.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): kick back and relax at Hizushi Beach, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Nishibama Beach, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Gahijima Sand Dune, and finally head outdoors with Furuzamami Beach.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Zamami-son online trip itinerary builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Kyoto to Zamami-son. Traveling from Kyoto in November, expect nights in Zamami-son to be warmer, around °C, while days are a bit warmer, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel to Ishigaki.

Things to do in Zamami-son

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Furuzamami Beach ©
Furuzamami Beach
Nishibama Beach
Nishibama Beach
Hizushi Beach ©
Hizushi Beach

1
night
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 2nd (Mon), head outdoors with Kondoi Beach, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Yonehara Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Akashi Beach.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Ishigaki trip planning app.

Explore your travel options from Zamami-son to Ishigaki with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Miyakojima.

Things to do in Ishigaki

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Kondoi Beach
Highlights from your plan
Yonehara Beach ©
Yonehara Beach
Kondoi Beach ©
Kondoi Beach

2
nights
Miyakojima

Miyakojima ©
A city jurisdiction formed after the merger of several towns in 2005, Miyakojima spans six linked-up islands.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): head outdoors with Nagamahama Beach Coast, enjoy the sand and surf at Yonaha Maehama Beach, thenhead outdoors with Toguchi no Hama, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Sunayama Beach. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Hora Gyoko no Hama Beach.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Miyakojima holiday maker app.

Getting from Ishigaki to Miyakojima by flight takes about 2.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Miyakojima can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Miyakojima

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Yonaha Maehama Beach ©
Yonaha Maehama Beach
Sunayama Beach ©
Sunayama Beach
Hora Gyoko no Hama Beach ©
Hora Gyoko no Hama Beach

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