11 days in Japan Itinerary

11 days in Japan Itinerary

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Hatsukaichi
— 1 day
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Ishigaki
— 1 night
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Iriomote-jima
— 3 nights
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Miyakojima
— 3 nights

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Hatsukaichi

Hatsukaichi ©
The city of Hatsukaichi developed from a small market town, frequented by passing samurais during the Edo period.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Itsukushima Shrine Torii, step off the mainland to explore Miyajima, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Misen.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Hatsukaichi trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to Hatsukaichi is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to Hatsukaichi, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in March, expect Hatsukaichi to be cooler, temps between 16°C and 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Ishigaki.

Things to do in Hatsukaichi

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
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Mt. Misen ©
Mt. Misen
Itsukushima Shrine Torii ©
Itsukushima Shrine Torii
Miyajima
Miyajima

1
night
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 16th (Sat), get outside with Yonehara Beach, then enjoy the sea views from Cape Hirakubozaki, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Tamatorizaki Observatory. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sun): find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, then take in panoramic vistas at Maesedake Observation Site, and then kick back and relax at Kondoi Beach.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Ishigaki trip planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Hatsukaichi to Ishigaki in 5.5 hours. Another option is to fly. Traveling from Hatsukaichi in March, you will find days in Ishigaki are somewhat warmer (26°C), and nights are much hotter (21°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Iriomote-jima.

Things to do in Ishigaki

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Adventure

Side Trip

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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Cape Hirakubozaki ©
Cape Hirakubozaki
Kondoi Beach ©
Kondoi Beach

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nights
Iriomote-jima

Iriomote-jima ©
Taketomicho Iriomote-Jima stands as the second largest island in Okinawa.
Take a break from the city and head to Ida no Hama Beach and Kayaking & Canoeing. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Pinaisara Falls and Wasurenaishi. There's still lots to do: step off the mainland to explore Iriomote Island, get interesting insight from Tours, kick back and relax at Nakano Beach, and take in the dramatic scenery at Mizuochi Falls.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Iriomote-jima trip maker website.

You can ride a ferry from Ishigaki to Iriomote-jima in 2 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Iriomote-jima can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Miyakojima.

Things to do in Iriomote-jima

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature
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Nakano Beach ©
Nakano Beach
Pinaisara Falls ©
Pinaisara Falls
Iriomote Island ©
Iriomote Island

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nights
Miyakojima

Miyakojima ©
A city jurisdiction formed after the merger of several towns in 2005, Miyakojima spans six linked-up islands.
Get outdoors at Toguchi no Hama and Scuba & Snorkeling. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Aragusuku Beach and Sunayama Beach. Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Kurima Bridge, head off the coast to Shimojiiima Island, don't miss a visit to Boraga Limestone Cave, and kick back and relax at Yonaha Maehama Beach.

To plan Miyakojima vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Getting from Iriomote-jima to Miyakojima by combination of ferry and flight takes about 5.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Miyakojima are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Miyakojima

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife
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Sunayama Beach ©
Sunayama Beach
Aragusuku Beach ©
Aragusuku Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

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