10 days in Japan Itinerary

10 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Ishigaki
— 1 night
2
Miyakojima
— 1 night
3
Kyoto
— 2 nights
4
Tokyo
— 1 night

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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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Kondoi Beach and then glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area. On your second day here, get outside with Cape Hirakubozaki, thentake in panoramic vistas at Tamatorizaki Observatory, and then kick back and relax at Yonehara Beach.

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

Hays, USA to Ishigaki is an approximately 32-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 15 hours traveling from Hays to Ishigaki. Traveling from Hays in March, expect nights in Ishigaki to be much warmer, around °F, while days are a bit warmer, around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Miyakojima.

Things to do in Ishigaki

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Kondoi Beach
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Kondoi Beach ©
Kondoi Beach
Yonehara Beach ©
Yonehara Beach
Cape Hirakubozaki ©
Cape Hirakubozaki

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Miyakojima

Miyakojima ©
A city jurisdiction formed after the merger of several towns in 2005, Miyakojima spans six linked-up islands.
On the 22nd (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Yonaha Maehama Beach, snap pictures at Irabu Ohashi, and then kick back and relax at Sunayama Beach.

To find reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Miyakojima route planner.

Fly from Ishigaki to Miyakojima in 2.5 hours. March in Miyakojima sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Miyakojima

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Yonaha Maehama Beach ©
Yonaha Maehama Beach
Sunayama Beach ©
Sunayama Beach
Irabu Ohashi ©
Irabu Ohashi

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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Toji and Tofuku-ji Temple. Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and Kiyomizu-dera Temple are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kinkaku-ji, wander the streets of Gion, contemplate the long history of Sanjusangendo Temple, and explore the historical opulence of Nijo Castle.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Kyoto trip itinerary app.

You can fly from Miyakojima to Kyoto in 5.5 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Miyakojima in March: highs in Kyoto hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Tofuku-ji Temple ©
Tofuku-ji Temple

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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 26th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Tokyo National Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Senso-ji Temple, and then get engrossed in the history at Edo-Tokyo Museum.

To see maps and tourist information, refer to the Tokyo day trip planning app.

Traveling by train from Kyoto to Tokyo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. March in Tokyo sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums Historic Sites
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Tokyo National Museum ©
Tokyo National Museum
Edo-Tokyo Museum ©
Edo-Tokyo Museum
Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple

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