9 days in Japan Itinerary

9 days in Japan Itinerary

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Ishigaki
— 2 nights
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Miyakojima
— 2 nights
3
Kyoto
— 4 nights

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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 23rd (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Kondoi Beach, walk around Kabira Park, kick back and relax at Yonehara Beach, then take in panoramic vistas at Tamatorizaki Observatory, and finally enjoy the sea views from Cape Hirakubozaki. On your second day here, head into the lower depths with Prime Scuba Ishigaki Diving Center - Day Tour.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Ishigaki trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Ishigaki is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Singapore Standard Time (SGT) to Japan Standard Time (JST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Singapore in October: highs in Ishigaki hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Miyakojima.

Things to do in Ishigaki

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

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Yonehara Beach ©
Yonehara Beach
Prime Scuba Ishigaki Diving Center - Day Tour ©
Kondoi Beach ©
Kondoi Beach

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Miyakojima

Miyakojima ©
A city jurisdiction formed after the merger of several towns in 2005, Miyakojima spans six linked-up islands.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): take in the pleasant sights at Nishihenna Cape, kick back and relax at Sunayama Beach, explore the gorgeous colors at Yabiji, then snap pictures at Irabu Ohashi, then take in the views from Ikema Ohashi Bridge, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Toguchi no Hama. On the 26th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then make a trip to East Henna Cape, then get outside with Aragusuku Beach, and finally go for a walk through Imugya Marine Garden.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Miyakojima online trip maker.

Fly from Ishigaki to Miyakojima in 2.5 hours. October in Miyakojima sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Miyakojima

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Beaches
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Aragusuku Beach ©
Aragusuku Beach
Sunayama Beach ©
Sunayama Beach
Toguchi no Hama
Toguchi no Hama

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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Spas and Minami (Namba). Go for a jaunt from Kyoto to Dotombori to see Dotombori District about 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Arashiyama, step into the grandiose world of Nijo Castle, make a trip to Kiyomizu-dera Temple, and steep yourself in history at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Kyoto itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Miyakojima to Kyoto takes 5.5 hours. Traveling from Miyakojima in October, expect Kyoto to be little chillier, temps between 27°C and 18°C. On the 30th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kyoto

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping · Spas

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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Dotombori District ©
Dotombori District
Spas

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