18 days in Japan Itinerary

18 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Moscow
Fly:  14 h 45 min
1
Kyoto
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
2
Iwami-cho
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7 h 15 min
3
Onna-son
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Zamami-son
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4 h
5
Ishigaki
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h
6
Miyakojima
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
7
Tokyo
— 3 nights
Fly:  13 h
End: Moscow

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and Kiyomizu-dera Temple. Do some cultural sightseeing at Dotombori District and Nijo Castle. Change things up with these side-trips from Kyoto: Nara (Todai-ji Temple, Nara Park, &more). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Arashiyama, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ginkakuji Temple, and steep yourself in history at Sanjusangendo Temple.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Kyoto trip itinerary builder.

Moscow, Russia to Kyoto is an approximately 15-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Moscow to Kyoto due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Moscow in June, expect Kyoto to be a bit warmer, temps between 32°C and 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Iwami-cho.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Wildlife

Side Trips

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

1
night
Iwami-cho

Iwami-cho ©
On the 13th (Sat), head off the coast to Natanejima Island, get outside with Shirahara Kamogaiso Rocky Shore, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Uradome Seacoast Marine Park, and finally kick back and relax at Uradome Coast Oguri beach beaches.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Iwami-cho trip builder website.

You can drive from Kyoto to Iwami-cho in 4 hours. When traveling from Kyoto in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Iwami-cho, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Onna-son.

Things to do in Iwami-cho

Parks Nature Beaches
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Shirahara Kamogaiso Rocky Shore ©
Shirahara Kamogaiso Rocky Shore
Uradome Seacoast Marine Park
Uradome Seacoast Marine Park
Uradome Coast Oguri beach beaches ©
Uradome Coast Oguri beach beaches

2
nights
Onna-son

Onna-son ©
Located on the coast in the middle of the island, Onna-son has become known for its beaches and seaside economy.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Cape Manzamo, kick back and relax at Diamond Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Manza Beach, thenhead outdoors with Moon Beach, and finally discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Tokei Beach, thenexplore the gorgeous colors at USS Emmons, thenkick back and relax at Akabaka Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Emerald Beach.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Onna-son online trip itinerary builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Iwami-cho to Onna-son. Traveling from Iwami-cho in June, expect Onna-son to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Zamami-son.

Things to do in Onna-son

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Nakijin-son, Emerald Beach
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Emerald Beach ©
Emerald Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Cape Manzamo ©
Cape Manzamo

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): kick back and relax at Yuhina Beach, kick back and relax at Furuzamami Beach, thenstep off the mainland to explore Gahi Island, thenkick back and relax at Gahijima Sand Dune, and finally kick back and relax at Ama Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Wed): kick back and relax at Kushibaru Beach, get outside with Nishibama Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Hizushi Beach, thenkick back and relax at Aka Beach, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Toma.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Zamami-son holiday builder site.

You can drive from Onna-son to Zamami-son in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in June, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Ishigaki.

Things to do in Zamami-son

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Hizushi Beach ©
Hizushi Beach
Furuzamami Beach ©
Furuzamami Beach
Ama Beach ©
Ama Beach

2
nights
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 18th (Thu), Head underground at Ishigaki Island Limestone Cave, kick back and relax at Sukuji Beach, explore the activities along Kabira Bay, thenhead outdoors with Yonehara Beach, thenkick back and relax at Fusaki Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Kondoi Beach. Keep things going the next day: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, visit a coastal fixture at Cape Hirakubozaki, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Sunset Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Shiraho Beach.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Ishigaki road trip site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Zamami-son to Ishigaki. In June, daytime highs in Ishigaki are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Miyakojima.

Things to do in Ishigaki

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Kondoi Beach
Find places to stay Jun 17 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Yonehara Beach ©
Yonehara Beach
Cape Hirakubozaki ©
Cape Hirakubozaki
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
Miyakojima

Miyakojima ©
A city jurisdiction formed after the merger of several towns in 2005, Miyakojima spans six linked-up islands.
On the 20th (Sat), paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Sunayama Beach, see the vivid underwater world at Yabiji, thenhead outdoors with Toguchi no Hama, and finally kick back and relax at Nakanoshima Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Aragusuku Beach, get outside with Hora Gyoko no Hama Beach, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Tomori Imugya Beach, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Yonaha Maehama Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Nagamahama Beach Coast.

To find other places to visit and tourist information, you can read our Miyakojima road trip planner.

Fly from Ishigaki to Miyakojima in 2.5 hours. In June in Miyakojima, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Miyakojima

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

3
nights
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Odaiba District and Senso-ji Temple. Next up on the itinerary: visit Akihabara, make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, enjoy some diversion at Asakusa Samurai Ai Armor Experience, and get your game on at Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Tokyo day trip planning app.

Getting from Miyakojima to Tokyo by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Traveling from Miyakojima in June, expect Tokyo to be slightly colder, temps between 30°C and 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Shopping Parks
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Odaiba District ©
Odaiba District
Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple
Akihabara ©
Akihabara

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