9 days in Japan Itinerary

9 days in Japan Itinerary

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Miyakojima
— 1 night
2
Tokyo
— 2 nights
3
Hatsukaichi
— 1 night
4
Kyoto
— 3 nights

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Miyakojima

Miyakojima ©
A city jurisdiction formed after the merger of several towns in 2005, Miyakojima spans six linked-up islands.
On the 11th (Tue), make a trip to Ikema Ohashi Bridge.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Miyakojima travel app.

San Francisco, USA to Miyakojima is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is 17 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in June, you will find days in Miyakojima are somewhat warmer (87°F), and nights are much hotter (79°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Miyakojima

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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Yonaha Maehama Beach ©
Yonaha Maehama Beach
Sunayama Beach ©
Sunayama Beach
Irabu Ohashi ©
Irabu Ohashi

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): shop like a local with Ginza, make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, then wander the streets of Takeshita Street, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden. On the next day, shop like a local with Asakusa, admire the striking features of Tokyo Tower, pause for some photo ops at Hachiko, then make a trip to Shibuya Crossing, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Tokyo trip planner.

You can fly from Miyakojima to Tokyo in 6 hours. Traveling from Miyakojima in June, things will get slightly colder in Tokyo: highs are around 79°F and lows about 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Hatsukaichi.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods · Shopping · Parks
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Ginza ©
Ginza
Asakusa ©
Asakusa
Takeshita Street ©
Takeshita Street

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Hatsukaichi

Hatsukaichi
The city of Hatsukaichi developed from a small market town, frequented by passing samurais during the Edo period.
On the 15th (Sat), take an in-depth tour of Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum and then make a trip to Miyajima.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Hatsukaichi journey maker tool.

You can take a train from Tokyo to Hatsukaichi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Hatsukaichi

Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
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Miyajima
Miyajima
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum ©
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum

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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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Dotombori District and Kyoto Station Building. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Kiyomizu-dera Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, don't miss a visit to Heian Shrine, and go for a walk through Gion.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Kyoto trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by train from Hatsukaichi to Kyoto takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In June in Kyoto, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 67°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Dotombori District
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Dotombori District ©
Dotombori District
Gion
Gion

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