9 days in Japan Itinerary

9 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

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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 11th (Sat), head outdoors with Yonaha Maehama Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Aragusuku Beach. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Sunayama Beach, snap pictures at Irabu Ohashi, and then kick back and relax at Toguchi no Hama.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Miyakojima day trip app.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Miyakojima is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time to Japan Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in April; daily highs in Miyakojima reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Ishigaki.

Things to do in Miyakojima

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

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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 13th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Kondoi Beach and then get outside with Cape Hirakubozaki.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Ishigaki trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Miyakojima to Ishigaki by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Ishigaki

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

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

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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and Kinkaku-ji. Your inner history buff will appreciate Kiyomizu-dera Temple and Nijo Castle. Step out of Kyoto to go to Dotombori and see Dotombori District, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Osaka Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sanjusangendo Temple, and make a trip to Gion.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Kyoto itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Ishigaki to Kyoto takes 6.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Ishigaki in April: highs in Kyoto hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Onna-son.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Osaka
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Kinkaku-ji ©
Kinkaku-ji
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine

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Onna-son

Located on the coast in the middle of the island, Onna-son has become known for its beaches and seaside economy.
On the 18th (Sat), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Onna-son sightseeing tool.

Fly from Kyoto to Onna-son in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and taxi; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Kyoto in April, expect Onna-son to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Onna-son

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling

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