24 days in Japan Itinerary

24 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tokyo
— 1 night
2
Yakushima-cho
— 2 nights
3
Onna-son
— 2 nights
4
Miyakojima
— 4 nights
5
Iriomote-jima
— 4 nights
6
Ishigaki
— 2 nights
7
Nachikatsura-cho
— 1 night
8
Kyoto
— 3 nights

1
night
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.
On the 5th (Wed), admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden and then make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Tokyo day trip planning site.

Montreal, Canada to Tokyo is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You'll lose 14 hours traveling from Montreal to Tokyo due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Montreal in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °C in Tokyo. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Yakushima-cho.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks
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Odaiba District ©
Odaiba District
Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine

2
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Yakusugi Land and Oko no Taki Fall. Get outdoors at Shiratani Unsuikyo Valley and Mt. Mocchomudake. It doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Tachudake.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Yakushima-cho route maker tool.

Getting from Tokyo to Yakushima-cho by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Onna-son.

Things to do in Yakushima-cho

Nature Parks Trails
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Yakusugi Land ©
Yakusugi Land
Shiratani Unsuikyo Valley ©
Shiratani Unsuikyo Valley
Oko no Taki Fall
Oko no Taki Fall

2
nights
Onna-son

Located on the coast in the middle of the island, Onna-son has become known for its beaches and seaside economy.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Sefa-Utaki. Step out of the city life by going to Nirai Beach and Cape Manzamo. Take a break from Onna-son with a short trip to Nakijin Castle Ruins in Nakijin-son, about 1 hour away. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Diamond Beach, look for gifts at Onna Station Nakayukui Market, and find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Onna-son trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from Yakushima-cho to Onna-son takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Yakushima-cho in June; daily highs in Onna-son reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Miyakojima.

Things to do in Onna-son

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Nakijin Castle Ruins, Nirai Beach, Sefa-Utaki
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Nirai Beach ©
Nirai Beach
Sefa-Utaki ©
Sefa-Utaki

4
nights
Miyakojima

Miyakojima
A city jurisdiction formed after the merger of several towns in 2005, Miyakojima spans six linked-up islands.
Get outdoors at Sunayama Beach and Yabiji. We've included these beaches for you: Aragusuku Beach and Tomori Imugya Beach. Next up on the itinerary: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, snap pictures at Kurima Bridge, kick back and relax at Yonaha Maehama Beach, and don't miss a visit to Ikema Ohashi Bridge.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Miyakojima trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Onna-son to Miyakojima takes 5 hours. In June in Miyakojima, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to ride a ferry to Iriomote-jima.

Things to do in Miyakojima

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Yabiji
Yabiji
Sunayama Beach ©
Sunayama Beach
Aragusuku Beach ©
Aragusuku Beach

4
nights
Iriomote-jima

Iriomote-jima ©
Taketomicho Iriomote-Jima stands as the second largest island in Okinawa.
Escape the urban bustle at Iriomote Island and Kayaking & Canoeing. Explore hidden gems such as Canyoning & Rappelling Tours and Pinaisara Falls. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Ida no Hama Beach, head outdoors with Nakano Beach, identify plant and animal life at Funauki Village, and admire the sheer force of Nara no Taki Falls.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Iriomote-jima road trip app.

Traveling by ferry from Miyakojima to Iriomote-jima takes 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to ride a ferry to Ishigaki.

Things to do in Iriomote-jima

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Iriomote Island ©
Iriomote Island
Pinaisara Falls ©
Pinaisara Falls
Kayaking & Canoeing

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): kick back and relax at Yonehara Beach, visit a coastal fixture at Cape Hirakubozaki, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Tamatorizaki Observatory. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, thentake a leisurely stroll along Nishi Pier, and then kick back and relax at Kondoi Beach.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Ishigaki trip simple and quick.

You can ride a ferry from Iriomote-jima to Ishigaki in 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Ishigaki are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Nachikatsura-cho.

Things to do in Ishigaki

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Taketomi-cho
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Yonehara Beach ©
Yonehara Beach
Kondoi Beach ©
Kondoi Beach
Cape Hirakubozaki ©
Cape Hirakubozaki

1
night
Nachikatsura-cho

Nachikatsura-cho ©
The town of Nachikatsuura-cho wows visitors with its superlative landscape and impressive cultural attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Hashigui Rock, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kumano Nachi Taisha, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Seigantoji Temple, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Nachi Mitaki Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Kujirahama Beach, make a trip to Daimonzaka, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Kamikura Shrine, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kumano Hayatama Taisha.

To find out how to plan a trip to Nachikatsura-cho, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Ishigaki to Nachikatsura-cho by flight takes about 9 hours. Traveling from Ishigaki in June, expect Nachikatsura-cho to be slightly colder, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Kyoto.

Things to do in Nachikatsura-cho

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Shingu, Kujirahama Beach, Hashigui Rock
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Nachi Mitaki Falls ©
Nachi Mitaki Falls
Kamikura Shrine ©
Kamikura Shrine
Kumano Nachi Taisha ©
Kumano Nachi Taisha

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.
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and Kiyomizu-dera Temple will appeal to history buffs. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Tofuku-ji Temple and Koshojibetsuin Ryozenhobyo. Step out of Kyoto to go to Otsu and see Jishu Shrine, which is approximately 58 minutes away. The adventure continues: make a trip to Nijo Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ryoanji Temple, steep yourself in history at Sanjusangendo Temple, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Kyoto trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Nachikatsura-cho to Kyoto by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Jishu Shrine
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Tofuku-ji Temple ©
Tofuku-ji Temple

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