22 days in Japan & Singapore Itinerary

22 days in Japan & Singapore Itinerary

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Matsue, Japan
— 1 night
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Kyoto, Japan
— 2 nights
3
Goto, Japan
— 1 night
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Shinkamigoto-cho, Japan
— 2 nights
5
Miyakojima, Japan
— 1 night
6
Iriomote-jima, Japan
— 3 nights
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Ishigaki, Japan
— 2 nights
8
Singapore, Singapore
— 5 nights

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Matsue, Japan

Matsue ©
Matsue sits on the banks of the Ohashi-gawa river, channeling its waters through a series of canals and rivers that add much to the scenic aspect of the urban area.
On the 21st (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Iya Shrine, then explore the world behind art at Adachi Museum of Art, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Izumo Taisha Shrine, and finally steep yourself in history at Former Taisha Station. On the 22nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Shinji Lake, delve into the distant past at Kojindani Ruin, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Yaegaki Shrine, then admire the masterpieces at Shimane Art Museum, and finally step into the grandiose world of Matsue Castle.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Matsue online tour planner.

Sydney, Australia to Matsue is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Matsue is minus 1 hour. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Sydney in August, with highs in Matsue at 36°C and lows at 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kyoto.

Things to do in Matsue

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Izumo, Adachi Museum of Art, Shinji Lake
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Izumo Taisha Shrine ©
Izumo Taisha Shrine
Matsue Castle ©
Matsue Castle
Yaegaki Shrine ©
Yaegaki Shrine

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Kyoto, Japan

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kiyomizu-dera Temple, then contemplate the long history of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, and then contemplate the long history of Tofuku-ji Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kinkaku-ji, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ryoanji Temple, then explore the historical opulence of Nijo Castle, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sanjusangendo Temple.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Kyoto vacation planning website.

Drive from Matsue to Kyoto in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in August, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Goto.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 22 — 24:
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Sanjusangendo Temple ©
Sanjusangendo Temple

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Goto, Japan

Goto ©
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): head outdoors with Tontomari Beach, then get outside with Takahama Beach, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Kusuhara Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Fukue Catholic Church, don't miss a visit to Fukuejima, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dozaki Cathedral, then pause for some serene contemplation at Hantomari Church, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mizunoura Church.

To see traveler tips and other tourist information, use the Goto trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Kyoto to Goto. Traveling from Kyoto in August, expect nights in Goto to be a bit warmer, around 34°C, while days are little chillier, around 36°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to drive to Shinkamigoto-cho.

Things to do in Goto

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 26:
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Takahama Beach ©
Takahama Beach
Kusuhara Church ©
Kusuhara Church
Mizunoura Church ©
Mizunoura Church

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Shinkamigoto-cho, Japan

Shinkamigoto-cho ©
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Oso Church, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Aosagaura Church, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chuchi Catholic Church, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Hamagurihama Beach. Keep things going the next day: take in panoramic vistas at Ryukanzan Observatory, pause for some serene contemplation at Fukumi Catholic Church, then pause for some serene contemplation at Kiri Church, then pause for some serene contemplation at Nakanoura Church, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kashigarashima Church.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Shinkamigoto-cho tour planner.

Getting from Goto to Shinkamigoto-cho by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 34°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Miyakojima.

Things to do in Shinkamigoto-cho

Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 26 — 28:
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Aosagaura Church ©
Aosagaura Church
Fukumi Catholic Church ©
Fukumi Catholic Church
Hamagurihama Beach ©
Hamagurihama Beach

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Miyakojima, Japan

Miyakojima ©
A city jurisdiction formed after the merger of several towns in 2005, Miyakojima spans six linked-up islands.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): kick back and relax at Sunayama Beach, then snap pictures at Irabu Ohashi, then take in the views from Kurima Bridge, and finally kick back and relax at Yonaha Maehama Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Boraga Limestone Cave, identify plant and animal life at Yabiji, and then kick back and relax at Aragusuku Beach.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Miyakojima itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Shinkamigoto-cho to Miyakojima with the Route module. In August, daily temperatures in Miyakojima can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 31°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can catch the ferry to Iriomote-jima.

Things to do in Miyakojima

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 29 — 30:
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Yonaha Maehama Beach ©
Yonaha Maehama Beach
Aragusuku Beach ©
Aragusuku Beach
Sunayama Beach ©
Sunayama Beach

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Iriomote-jima, Japan

Iriomote-jima ©
Taketomicho Iriomote-Jima stands as the second largest island in Okinawa.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Canyoning & Rappelling Tours and Iriomote Island. Get outdoors at Pinaisara Falls and Funauki Village. There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, admire the sheer force of Mizuochi Falls, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Iriomote-jima vacation planning app.

You can ride a ferry from Miyakojima to Iriomote-jima in 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Ishigaki.

Things to do in Iriomote-jima

Tours · Outdoors · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 30 — Sep 2:
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Pinaisara Falls ©
Pinaisara Falls
Iriomote Island ©
Iriomote Island
Funauki Village ©
Funauki Village

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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.
On the 3rd (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Yonehara Beach, enjoy the sea views from Cape Hirakubozaki, and then take in panoramic vistas at Tamatorizaki Observatory. On the 4th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, enjoy the sand and surf at Kondoi Beach, and then take a leisurely stroll along Nishi Pier.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Ishigaki trip itinerary maker tool.

You can ride a ferry from Iriomote-jima to Ishigaki in 1.5 hours. September in Ishigaki sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Singapore.

Things to do in Ishigaki

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Taketomi-cho
Find places to stay Sep 2 — 4:
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Yonehara Beach ©
Yonehara Beach
Cape Hirakubozaki ©
Cape Hirakubozaki
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

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Singapore, Singapore

Singapore ©
A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Your inner history buff will appreciate The Helix Bridge and Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum. Singapore Botanic Gardens and Chinatown are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Pack the 7th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Singapore. There's much more to do: get to know the resident critters at Singapore Zoo, take in nature's colorful creations at Gardens by the Bay, browse the eclectic array of goods at Maxwell Food Centre, and hike along The Southern Ridges.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Singapore vacation planning site.

Fly from Ishigaki to Singapore in 10.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Ishigaki to Singapore due to the time zone difference. September in Singapore sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 10th (Tue).

Things to do in Singapore

Parks · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Universal Studios Singapore
Find places to stay Sep 4 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Singapore Botanic Gardens ©
Singapore Botanic Gardens
Chinatown ©
Chinatown
The Helix Bridge ©
The Helix Bridge

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