10 days in Japan Itinerary

10 days in Japan Itinerary

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10 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly + train:  10​h 45​min
1
Kyoto
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
2
Tokyo
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Miyakojima
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h
4
Ishigaki
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Singapore

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and then contemplate the long history of Kiyomizu-dera Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kinkaku-ji, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tenryuji Temple, then step into the grandiose world of Nijo Castle, and finally take a stroll through Gion.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Kyoto journey maker .

Singapore, Singapore to Kyoto is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Kyoto is 1 hour. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Singapore in June: high temperatures in Kyoto hover around 32°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle
Tenryuji Temple ©
Tenryuji Temple

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): find something for the whole family at Tokyo Disneyland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Shibuya Crossing, don't miss a visit to Tokyo Tower, don't miss a visit to Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, then make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, and finally get great views at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden.

To see maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Tokyo road trip app .

Traveling by train from Kyoto to Tokyo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Miyakojima.

Things to do in Tokyo

Theme Parks Parks

Side Trip

Tokyo Disneyland
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Tokyo Disneyland ©
Tokyo Disneyland
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden

2
nights
Miyakojima

Miyakojima ©
A city jurisdiction formed after the merger of several towns in 2005, Miyakojima spans six linked-up islands.
On the 29th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Sunayama Beach, then snap pictures at Irabu Bridge, then enjoy the sand and surf at Yonaha Maehama Beach, and finally snap pictures at Kurima Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the views from Ikema Ohashi Bridge, then enjoy the sand and surf at Aragusuku Beach, and then don't miss a visit to East Henna Cape.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Miyakojima day trip planning website .

Getting from Tokyo to Miyakojima by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Traveling from Tokyo in June, things will get a bit warmer in Miyakojima: highs are around 36°C and lows about 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Ishigaki.

Things to do in Miyakojima

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Yonaha Maehama Beach ©
Yonaha Maehama Beach
Sunayama Beach ©
Sunayama Beach
Aragusuku Beach ©
Aragusuku Beach

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): enjoy breathtaking views from Tamatorizaki Observatory, then enjoy the sand and surf at Yonehara Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kondoi Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy breathtaking views from Maesedake Observation Site, then walk around Kabira Park, then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Hirakubozaki, and finally walk around Banna Park.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Ishigaki trip website .

Fly from Miyakojima to Ishigaki in 2 hours. In June in Ishigaki, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 32°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Ishigaki

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Kondoi Beach
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Kondoi Beach ©
Kondoi Beach
Yonehara Beach ©
Yonehara Beach
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

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