11 days in Japan Itinerary

11 days in Japan Itinerary

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11 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly + Drive:  12​h 45​min
1
Tokashiki-son
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
2
Kuro-shima
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  13​h
3
Goto
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  10​h 45​min
4
Kyoto
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

1
night
Tokashiki-son

Tokashiki-son ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): kick back and relax at Furuzamami Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Nishibama Beach, and then kick back and relax at Aka Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Aharen Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Tokashiku Beach, and then head off the coast to Tokashiki-jima Island.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Tokashiki-son online day trip planner .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Tokashiki-son is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is 1 hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Kuro-shima Taketomi-cho.

Things to do in Tokashiki-son

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Zamami-son
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Aharen Beach ©
Aharen Beach
Furuzamami Beach ©
Furuzamami Beach
Tokashiku Beach
Tokashiku Beach

2
nights
Kuro-shima

Kuro-shima ©
Relax by the water at Yonehara Beach and Kaiji Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kondoi Beach and Kubazaki Beach. Explore Kuro-shima Taketomi-cho's surroundings by going to Ishigaki (Maesedake Observation Site, Tamatorizaki Observatory, & more).

For where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Kuro-shima Taketomi-cho visit app .

Explore your travel options from Tokashiki-son to Kuro-shima Taketomi-cho with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Goto.

Things to do in Kuro-shima

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

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

1
night
Goto

Goto ©
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Tontomari Beach, take in panoramic vistas at Gyoran Kannon Observation Deck, and then kick back and relax at Takahama Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the waterfront activity at Osezaki Dangai, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kusuhara Church, and then go for a stroll along the water at Hisakajima.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Goto road trip planning tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Kuro-shima Taketomi-cho to Goto. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Goto

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Tontomari Beach ©
Tontomari Beach
Hisakajima ©
Hisakajima
Kusuhara Church ©
Kusuhara Church

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.
Step out of Kyoto to go to Osaka and see Dotonbori, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. And it doesn't end there: get great views at Kiyomizu-dera Temple, steep yourself in history at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, step into the grandiose world of Nijo-jo Castle, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kinkaku-ji.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Kyoto day trip planning app .

Explore your travel options from Goto to Kyoto with the Route module. Traveling from Goto in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Kyoto, with lows of 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Dotonbori
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Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Gion
Gion
Dotonbori ©
Dotonbori

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