29 days in Japan Itinerary

29 days in Japan Itinerary

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29 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly + Drive:  25​h
1
Iriomote-jima
— 4 nights
ferry:  2​h 45​min
2
Miyakojima
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Kumejima-cho
— 3 nights
+4
ferry + foot + train + Fly + bus:  7​h
4
Ibusuki
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Yakushima-cho
— 4 nights
+3
taxi + Fly + bus + train:  7​h
6
Kanazawa
— 3 nights
Fly + train:  7​h
7
Kutchan-cho
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  22​h
End: Tel Aviv

4
nights
Iriomote-jima

Iriomote-jima ©
Taketomicho Iriomote-Jima stands as the second largest island in Okinawa.
Take a break from the city and head to Hoshisuna Beach and Pinaisara Falls. Step off the beaten path and head to Ida no Hama Beach and Nakano Beach. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Funauki Village, admire the sheer force of Mizuochi Falls, take in the pleasant sights at Ruins of Amitory Village, and enjoy the sand and surf at Todomari Beach.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Iriomote-jima planner .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Iriomote-jima is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Tel Aviv to Iriomote-jima is 7 hours. Traveling from Tel Aviv in March, plan for a bit warmer nights in Iriomote-jima, with lows around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Miyakojima.

Things to do in Iriomote-jima

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Funauki Village ©
Funauki Village
Pinaisara Falls ©
Pinaisara Falls
Hoshisuna Beach ©
Hoshisuna Beach

5
nights
Miyakojima

Miyakojima ©
A city jurisdiction formed after the merger of several towns in 2005, Miyakojima spans six linked-up islands.
Take a break from the city and head to Sawada no hama Beach and Tomori Imugya Beach. We've included these beaches for you: Nagamahama Beach Coast and Nakanoshima Beach. On the 1st (Mon), spend an adventurous day with a kayaking and canoeing tour. And it doesn't end there: explore the gorgeous colors at Yabiji, relax in the rural setting at Farm Shop Utopia Farm Miyakojima, see the interesting displays at Cape Funausagibanata Observatory Facility, and take in the dramatic natural features at Boraga Limestone Cave.

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Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Iriomote-jima to Miyakojima takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in March, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Kumejima-cho.

Things to do in Miyakojima

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Nagamahama Beach Coast ©
Nagamahama Beach Coast
Tomori Imugya Beach ©
Tomori Imugya Beach
Yabiji
Yabiji

3
nights
Kumejima-cho

Kumejima-cho ©
The town of Kumejima-cho spans several islands, including the main island of the same name.
Relax by the water at Hatenohama and Eef Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Uegusukujo Castle Ruin and Kumejima Hotaru Kan. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Kumejima Nature Park Tonnahaenchi, explore the striking landscape at Torinokuchi Rock, look for all kinds of wild species at Majyano Churafukugi, and play a few rounds at Kumejima Seaside Park Golf Club.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Kumejima-cho road trip site .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Miyakojima to Kumejima-cho takes 3.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Kumejima-cho are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Ibusuki.

Things to do in Kumejima-cho

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Hatenohama ©
Hatenohama
Eef Beach ©
Eef Beach
Uegusukujo Castle Ruin ©
Uegusukujo Castle Ruin

2
nights
Ibusuki

Ibusuki ©
A coastal place of relaxation, Ibusuki stands as a hot spring resort on the southern tip of the peninsula.
Step out of the city life by going to Fushime Coast and Mt. Uomidake. Explore hidden gems such as Chiran Samurai Residence Garden and Bandokorobana Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Ibusuki: Hotarukan Tomiyashokudo (in Minamikyushu), Arahira Tenzin Shrine (in Kanoya) and Ogawano Taki Falls (in Minamiosumi-cho). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hirakiki Shrine and see the interesting displays at Satsuma Denshokan.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Ibusuki tour planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Kumejima-cho to Ibusuki takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, flight, and bus; or do a combination of ferry, flight, and train. In April, Ibusuki is little chillier than Kumejima-cho - with highs of 21°C and lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Yakushima-cho.

Things to do in Ibusuki

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Minamikyushu, Arahira Tenzin Shrine, Ogawano Taki Falls
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Mt. Uomidake ©
Mt. Uomidake
Chiran Samurai Residence Garden ©
Chiran Samurai Residence Garden
Arahira Tenzin Shrine ©
Arahira Tenzin Shrine

4
nights
Yakushima-cho

Yakushima-cho ©
A popular destination for Japanese tourists, Kumage-gun Yakushima-cho is a true paradise for nature lovers, with over 1,900 species and subspecies of plants.
Get in touch with nature at Janokuchinotaki Falls and Sandaisugi. Explore hidden gems such as Wilson Stump and Taikoiwa. There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Tachudake, look for all kinds of wild species at Okinasugi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Yaku Shrine, and don't miss a visit to Yahazu Cape.

Discover how to plan a Yakushima-cho trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of ferry and taxi from Ibusuki to Yakushima-cho in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. When traveling from Ibusuki in April, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Yakushima-cho: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kanazawa.

Things to do in Yakushima-cho

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Isso Beach ©
Isso Beach
Mt. Mocchomudake ©
Mt. Mocchomudake
Taikoiwa ©
Taikoiwa

3
nights
Kanazawa

Kanazawa ©
An old castle town largely unspoiled during World War II, Kanazawa features well-preserved architecture spread across a range of districts.
Visiting Chirihama Nagisa Driveway and Mikurigaike Pond will get you outdoors. We've included these beaches for you: Amaharashi Coast and Notojima. Change things up with these side-trips from Kanazawa: Mt. Tateyama (in Tateyama-machi), Nanto (Gokayama & Suganuma Gassho Community) and Rail - MTB Gattan Go!! (in Hida). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Shima.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Kanazawa holiday planner.

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and train from Yakushima-cho to Kanazawa in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of car, ferry, and train. Traveling from Yakushima-cho in April, expect Kanazawa to be little chillier, temps between 20°C and 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Kutchan-cho.

Things to do in Kanazawa

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Nanto, Tateyama-machi, Rail Mountain Bike Gattan Go!!, Amaharashi Coast, Chirihama Nagisa Driveway
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Gokayama ©
Gokayama
Chirihama Nagisa Driveway ©
Chirihama Nagisa Driveway
Mt. Tateyama ©
Mt. Tateyama

2
nights
Kutchan-cho

Kutchan-cho ©
Kutchan-cho's reputation rests on two things: skiing and potatoes.
Get in touch with nature at Niseko Outdoor Center and White Isle Niseko. Discover out-of-the-way places like Niseko Moiwa Ski Resort and Toyako Volcano Science Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Kutchan-cho side-trips: Toyako-cho (Toron no Yu & Toyako Visitor Center) and Ogon Misaki (in Shakotan-cho). It doesn't end there: admire the local landmark of Yoteino Wakimizu.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Kutchan-cho trip planner .

You can do a combination of train, bus, and flight from Kanazawa to Kutchan-cho in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and ferry. While traveling from Kanazawa, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Kutchan-cho, ranging from highs of 9°C to lows of 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kutchan-cho

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Toyako-cho, Niseko-cho, Ogon Misaki, Yoteino Wakimizu
Find places to stay Apr 15 — 18:
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Ogon Misaki ©
Ogon Misaki
Niseko Moiwa Ski Resort ©
Niseko Moiwa Ski Resort
Toyako Visitor Center ©
Toyako Visitor Center

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