22 days in Japan & Jeju Itinerary

22 days in Japan & Jeju Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Ishigaki, Japan
— 3 nights
2
Iriomote-jima, Japan
— 3 nights
3
Miyakojima, Japan
— 3 nights
4
Onna-son, Japan
— 3 nights
5
Takachiho-cho, Japan
— 2 nights
6
Jeju, South Korea
— 7 nights

3
nights
Ishigaki, Japan

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.
Get some historical perspective at Island Countryside Settlement and Tojinbaka. Get outdoors at Kondoi Beach and Shiraho Beach. Go for a jaunt from Ishigaki to Kohama-jima to see Hairumubushi Beach about 58 minutes away. The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Nosoko Mape, get outside with Maezato Beach, contemplate the waterfront views at Kabira Bay, and Head underground at Ishigaki Island Limestone Cave.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Ishigaki online trip maker.

Jakarta, Indonesia to Ishigaki is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Western Indonesia Time to Japan Standard Time is 2 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Jakarta in March; daily highs in Ishigaki reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Iriomote-jima.

Things to do in Ishigaki

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Hairumubushi Beach, Kondoi Beach, Island Countryside Settlement
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Shiraho Beach ©
Shiraho Beach
Kondoi Beach ©
Kondoi Beach
Island Countryside Settlement ©
Island Countryside Settlement

3
nights
Iriomote-jima, Japan

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 Nakama-river Protected Region. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Iriomote Island and Shirahama Port. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Funauki Village, take in the dramatic scenery at Kanpiree Waterfall, kick back and relax at Todomari Beach, and steep yourself in history at Wasurenaishi.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Iriomote-jima trip planner.

Getting from Ishigaki to Iriomote-jima by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Iriomote-jima can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to catch the ferry to Miyakojima.

Things to do in Iriomote-jima

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Funauki Village ©
Funauki Village
Iriomote Island ©
Iriomote Island
Todomari Beach ©
Todomari Beach

3
nights
Miyakojima, Japan

Miyakojima ©
A city jurisdiction formed after the merger of several towns in 2005, Miyakojima spans six linked-up islands.
Get a sense of the local culture at Higashi Hennazaki Lighthouse and Miyako Shrine. Step off the beaten path and head to Kayaking & Canoeing and Tomb of Chirimaya Tuimiya. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Nagamahama Beach Coast, head outdoors with Tomori Imugya Beach, delve into the distant past at Ninto zeiseki, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Harimizu Utaki.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Miyakojima road trip tool.

You can ride a ferry from Iriomote-jima to Miyakojima in 5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Miyakojima can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Onna-son.

Things to do in Miyakojima

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches
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Higashi Hennazaki Lighthouse ©
Higashi Hennazaki Lighthouse
Nagamahama Beach Coast ©
Nagamahama Beach Coast
Kayaking & Canoeing

3
nights
Onna-son, Japan

Onna-son ©
Located on the coast in the middle of the island, Onna-son has become known for its beaches and seaside economy.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Nakijin Castle Ruins and Busena Beach. Visiting Kouri Beach and Cape Manzamo will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: look for gifts at Onna Station Nakayukui Market, explore the striking landscape at Tobera Rock, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and head outdoors with Manza Beach.

For ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Onna-son driving holiday planning app.

You can fly from Miyakojima to Onna-son in 5 hours. Traveling from Miyakojima in April, Onna-son is a bit cooler at night with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Takachiho-cho.

Things to do in Onna-son

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Nakijin-son, Busena Beach
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Nakijin Castle Ruins ©
Nakijin Castle Ruins
Parasailing & Paragliding
Manza Beach ©
Manza Beach

2
nights
Takachiho-cho, Japan

Takachiho-cho ©
The mountain town of Takachiho-cho remains a place of great importance to Japan's spiritual and natural heritage, and the point where these two things intersect.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): take in the pleasant sights at Amano Yasugawara, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Amano Iwato Shrine, thentake in breathtaking views at Takachiho Gorge, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Tokubetsuto Rice Terraces. On the 11th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kaguraden, steep yourself in history at Kushifuru Shrine, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Takachiho Shrine.

To find where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Takachiho-cho trip itinerary site.

Getting from Onna-son to Takachiho-cho by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and train. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Onna-son in April; daily highs in Takachiho-cho reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Takachiho-cho

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Kaguraden ©
Kaguraden
Takachiho Shrine ©
Takachiho Shrine
Amano Iwato Shrine ©
Amano Iwato Shrine

7
nights
Jeju, South Korea

Jeju ©
The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
Do your shopping at Jeju Jungang Underground Shopping Center and The Islander. Get some cultural insight at Hello Kitty Island and Arario Museum Tapdong Cinema. Explore Jeju's surroundings by going to Seogwipo (Gwangchigi Beach, Seongsan Ilchulbong, &more). And it doesn't end there: delve into the lush surroundings at Jeolmul Natural Forest Resort, steep yourself in history at Neobeunsungi April 3rd Incident Memorial Hall, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bulsari Tapsa Temple, and engage your brain at Nexon Computer Museum.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Jeju route app.

Explore your travel options from Takachiho-cho to Jeju with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Seogwipo, Jeju Island
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Jeju April 3rd Peace Park ©
Jeju April 3rd Peace Park
Seongsan Ilchulbong ©
Seongsan Ilchulbong
Black Pork Street ©
Black Pork Street

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