12 days in Japan Itinerary

12 days in Japan Itinerary

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12 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly + Drive:  25​h
1
Nago
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8​h 15​min
2
Iriomote-jima
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10​h 45​min
3
Kanazawa
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  26​h
End: Cairo

3
nights
Nago

Developed as an upper-middle class tourist town in the northern part of Okinawa Island, Nago offers a wide range of leisure activities from swimming to exploration of ruins and rainforests.
Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Emerald Beach. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Onna Station Nakayukui Market and Okichan Theater. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nago: Nakijin-son (Kouri-jima Island & Nakijin Castle Remains). It doesn't end there: get answers to all your questions at Michi-no-Eki Kyoda Yanbaru Local Products Center.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Nago online driving holiday planner .

Cairo, Egypt to Nago is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time (EET) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is 7 hours. Traveling from Cairo in June, you will find days in Nago are little chillier (34°C), and nights are about the same (29°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Taketomicho Iriomote-jima.

Things to do in Nago

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Motobu-cho, Onna-son, Nakijin Castle Ruins
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Emerald Beach ©
Emerald Beach
Onna Station Nakayukui Market ©
Onna Station Nakayukui Market

3
nights
Iriomote-jima

Iriomote-jima ©
Taketomicho Iriomote-Jima stands as the second largest island in Okinawa.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Canyoning & Rappelling Tours and Yonehara Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Iriomote Island and Pinaisara Falls. Step out of Taketomicho Iriomote-jima to go to Ishigaki and see Ishigaki Yaima Village, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ida no Hama Beach, admire the sheer force of Mizuochi Falls, and kick back and relax at Nakano Beach.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Taketomicho Iriomote-jima online attractions planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Nago to Taketomicho Iriomote-jima. In June in Taketomicho Iriomote-jima, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 32°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Kanazawa.

Things to do in Iriomote-jima

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Ishigaki
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Pinaisara Falls ©
Pinaisara Falls
Hoshisuna Beach ©
Hoshisuna Beach
Nakano Beach ©
Nakano Beach

1
night
Kanazawa

Kanazawa ©
An old castle town largely unspoiled during World War II, Kanazawa features well-preserved architecture spread across a range of districts.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Oyama Shrine, then steep yourself in history at Nomura Family Samurai House, then wander the streets of Nagamachi District, and finally take a memorable drive along Chirihama Nagisa Driveway. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at D. T. Suzuki Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ninja Temple, then browse the different shops at Kanazawa Hyakubangai Shopping Center, and finally take an in-depth tour of Shima.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Kanazawa day trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Taketomicho Iriomote-jima to Kanazawa with the Route module. Traveling from Taketomicho Iriomote-jima in June, things will get slightly colder in Kanazawa: highs are around 28°C and lows about 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kanazawa

Historic Sites Shopping Beaches

Side Trip

Chirihama Nagisa Driveway
Find places to stay Jun 19 — 21:
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Ninja Temple ©
Ninja Temple
Chirihama Nagisa Driveway ©
Chirihama Nagisa Driveway
Nagamachi Neighborhood ©
Nagamachi Neighborhood

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