32 days in Japan Itinerary

32 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Ishigaki
— 4 nights
2
Motobu-cho
— 4 nights
3
Sasebo
— 2 nights
4
Hiroshima
— 4 nights
5
Kyoto
— 4 nights
6
Kanazawa
— 3 nights
7
Fujikawaguchiko-machi
— 4 nights
8
Tokyo
— 5 nights

4
nights
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.
Take a break from Ishigaki with a short trip to Canyoning & Rappelling Tours in Iriomote-jima, about 1h 55 min away. There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Kabira Bay, take some stellar pictures from Cape Ongazaki, get outside with Yonehara Beach, and take in panoramic vistas at Tamatorizaki Observatory.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Ishigaki online vacation planner.

Perth, Australia to Ishigaki is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Japan Standard Time (JST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Perth in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Ishigaki, with highs around °C, while nights are much hotter with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel to Motobu-cho.

Things to do in Ishigaki

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Kondoi Beach, Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Find places to stay May 25 — 29:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Kabira Bay ©
Kabira Bay
Yonehara Beach ©
Yonehara Beach

4
nights
Motobu-cho

Motobu-cho ©
Formed by the gradual merging of several old fishing villages, today the island town of Motobu-cho boasts paradisal beaches of white sand, clear waters, and a rich array of wildlife.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Motobu-cho: Kouri Ohashi (in Nakijin-son), Onna-son (Sun Marina Beach, Scuba & Snorkeling, &more) and Nago (Kise Beach & Fukugawa Falls). There's lots more to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium, kick back and relax at Minna Beach, get outside with Bisezaki, and explore by horseback at Iejima Beach Side Horse Park.

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You can fly from Ishigaki to Motobu-cho in 5.5 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Ishigaki in May: high temperatures in Motobu-cho hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Sasebo.

Things to do in Motobu-cho

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Nakijin-son, Onna-son, Nago, Iejima Beach Side Horse Park
Find places to stay May 29 — Jun 2:
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Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium ©
Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium
Scuba & Snorkeling
Cape Manzamo ©
Cape Manzamo

2
nights
Sasebo

Sasebo ©
With its U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Meganeiwa, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Yumihari, thenstep off the mainland to explore Kujuku Island, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ohashikannonji. On the next day, explore the fascinating underground world of Mukyudo, get in on the family fun at Huis Ten Bosch, and then go for a walk through Nagasaki Prefectural Saikaibashi Park.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Sasebo trip planner.

Getting from Motobu-cho to Sasebo by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Motobu-cho in June; daily highs in Sasebo reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Sasebo

Parks Theme Parks Nature
Find places to stay Jun 2 — 4:
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Kujuku Island ©
Kujuku Island
Huis Ten Bosch ©
Huis Ten Bosch
Nagasaki Prefectural Saikaibashi Park ©
Nagasaki Prefectural Saikaibashi Park

4
nights
Hiroshima

Hiroshima ©
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Change things up with these side-trips from Hiroshima: Hatsukaichi (Boat Tours & Water Sports, Miyajima, &more) and Mt. Misen (in Miyajima). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Pond of Peace, enjoy some diversion at SHA-RAKU Archery Experience, and admire the masterpieces at Hiroshima Museum of Art.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Hiroshima trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by train from Sasebo to Hiroshima takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. June in Hiroshima sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Hatsukaichi
Find places to stay Jun 4 — 8:
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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum ©
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Miyajima
Miyajima
Itsukushima Shrine ©
Itsukushima Shrine

4
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kyoto: Dotombori District (in Dotombori) and Osaka (Universal Studios Japan & Osaka Shiritsu Toyo Toji Museum). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, steep yourself in history at Sanjusangendo Temple, don't miss a visit to Heian Shrine, and wander the streets of Gion.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Kyoto day trip site.

Traveling by train from Hiroshima to Kyoto takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Kyoto are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to drive to Kanazawa.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Theme Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Osaka
Find places to stay Jun 8 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine

3
nights
Kanazawa

Kanazawa ©
An old castle town largely unspoiled during World War II, Kanazawa features well-preserved architecture spread across a range of districts.
Explore Kanazawa's surroundings by going to Shirakawa-mura (Nagase house, The Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go Gassho Style Houses, &more). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Kenrokuen Garden, make a trip to Omicho Market, examine the collection at Ishikawa Prefectural Museum for Traditional Products and Crafts, and explore the world behind art at 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Kanazawa journey builder website.

You can drive from Kyoto to Kanazawa in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Kyoto in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Kanazawa: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Fujikawaguchiko-machi.

Things to do in Kanazawa

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Shirakawa-mura, Gongenmori Beach
Find places to stay Jun 12 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Kenrokuen Garden
Kenrokuen Garden
Omicho Market ©
Omicho Market

4
nights
Fujikawaguchiko-machi

Fujikawaguchiko-machi ©
A resort town located in the foothills of Mount Fuji, Fujikawaguchiko-machi acts as a base for many who plan to take one of the trails up the iconic volcano.
Get out of town with these interesting Fujikawaguchiko-machi side-trips: Matsumoto Castle (in Matsumoto), Hakone-machi (Hakone Ropeway, The Hakone Open-Air Museum, &more) and Prince & Skyline Museum (in Okaya). There's lots more to do: get impressive views of Mount Fuji, take in breathtaking views at Keigashima Canyon, look for all kinds of wild species at Sankodai, and take in the awesome beauty at Ryugatake.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Fujikawaguchiko-machi trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Kanazawa to Fujikawaguchiko-machi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Traveling from Kanazawa in June, expect nights in Fujikawaguchiko-machi to be about the same, around °C, while days are slightly colder, around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Tokyo.

Things to do in Fujikawaguchiko-machi

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Hakone-machi, Matsumoto Castle, Keigashima Canyon, Ryugatake, Fuji-Q Highland
Find places to stay Jun 15 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Mount Fuji ©
Mount Fuji
Lake Kawaguchi ©
Lake Kawaguchi
Lake Ashi (Ashinoko) ©
Lake Ashi (Ashinoko)

5
nights
Tokyo

Tokyo ©
Tokyo holds the status of most populous metropolitan area in the world--a fact you'll find tangible as you walk the bustling streets and explore its diverse neighborhoods and cultures.
Tokyo is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, have some family-friendly fun at Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou, admire the landmark architecture of Tokyo Tower, and enjoy breathtaking views from Tokyo Skytree.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Tokyo trip planner.

Drive from Fujikawaguchiko-machi to Tokyo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Fujikawaguchiko-machi in June, you will find days in Tokyo are somewhat warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trip

Urayasu
Find places to stay Jun 19 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou ©
Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou
Tokyo Disneyland ©
Tokyo Disneyland
Tokyo DisneySea ©
Tokyo DisneySea

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