11 days in Japan Itinerary

11 days in Japan Itinerary

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11 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Tokyo
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  7​h
2
Kuro-shima
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8​h 45​min
3
Kyoto
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  20​h 15​min
End: New York City

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 Tokyo National Museum and Odaiba. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, take in the spiritual surroundings of Senso-ji Temple, take a stroll through Akihabara, and see the interesting displays at Edo-Tokyo Museum.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Tokyo tour builder site .

New York City, USA to Tokyo is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Tokyo is 14 hours. Traveling from New York City in April, expect Tokyo to be a bit warmer, temps between 67°F and 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kuro-shima Taketomi-cho.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums
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Odaiba ©
Odaiba
Tokyo National Museum ©
Tokyo National Museum
Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple

2
nights
Kuro-shima

Kuro-shima ©
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Kondoi Beach and Yonehara Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Kaiji Beach and Fuki Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Kuro-shima Taketomi-cho: Nishi Pier (in Taketomi-jima Taketomi-cho) and Ishigaki (Maesedake Observation Site, Ishigaki Island Limestone Cave, & more).

Plan a trip to Kuro-shima Taketomi-cho easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Tokyo to Kuro-shima Taketomi-cho. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Tokyo in April, with highs in Kuro-shima Taketomi-cho at 78°F and lows at 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Kuro-shima

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Ishigaki, Taketomi-cho
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Kondoi Beach ©
Kondoi Beach
Yonehara Beach ©
Yonehara Beach
Kaiji Beach ©
Kaiji Beach

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Kiyomizu-dera Temple and Nijo-jo Castle. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, wander the streets of Gion, and contemplate the long history of Sanjusangendo Temple.

For maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Kyoto driving holiday planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Kuro-shima Taketomi-cho to Kyoto. When traveling from Kuro-shima Taketomi-cho in April, plan for slightly colder days in Kyoto, with highs around 67°F, while nights are much colder with lows around 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Toji ©
Toji

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