9 days in Japan Itinerary

9 days in Japan Itinerary

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Miyakojima
— 3 nights
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Hateruma-jima
— 1 night
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Iriomote-jima
— 2 nights
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Ishigaki
— 2 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Yabiji and Toguchi no Hama. Next up on the itinerary: take in the pleasant sights at Nishihenna Cape, enjoy the sea views from Higashi Hennazaki Lighthouse, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and enjoy the sand and surf at Aragusuku Beach.

For where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Miyakojima tour builder tool.

Singapore, Singapore to Miyakojima is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Singapore Standard Time to Japan Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Singapore in May; daily highs in Miyakojima reach 32°C and lows reach 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Hateruma-jima.

Things to do in Miyakojima

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Yabiji
Yabiji
Toguchi no Hama
Toguchi no Hama
Aragusuku Beach ©
Aragusuku Beach

1
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Hateruma-jima

Hateruma-jima ©
On the 13th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Monument of The Southernmost Part of Japan and then get outside with Nishihama Beach.

For maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Hateruma-jima online travel route planner.

Explore your travel options from Miyakojima to Hateruma-jima with the Route module. In May, daytime highs in Hateruma-jima are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. On the 13th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Iriomote-jima.

Things to do in Hateruma-jima

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors
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Nishihama Beach ©
Nishihama Beach
Monument of The Southernmost Part of Japan ©
Monument of The Southernmost Part of Japan

2
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Iriomote-jima

Iriomote-jima ©
Taketomicho Iriomote-Jima stands as the second largest island in Okinawa.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Ida no Hama Beach, head off the coast to Iriomote Island, and then scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Pinaisara Falls, then get outside with Hoshisuna Beach, and then glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Iriomote-jima travel route planner.

Explore your travel options from Hateruma-jima to Iriomote-jima with the Route module. In May, daily temperatures in Iriomote-jima can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to catch the ferry to Ishigaki.

Things to do in Iriomote-jima

Outdoors · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay May 13 — 15:
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Hoshisuna Beach ©
Hoshisuna Beach
Pinaisara Falls ©
Pinaisara Falls
Iriomote Island ©
Iriomote Island

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Ishigaki

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): take in panoramic vistas at Tamatorizaki Observatory, enjoy the sea views from Cape Hirakubozaki, then walk around Banna Park, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kondoi Beach, and finally take in the waterfront at Nishi Pier. On your second day here, stroll around Kabira Park, then kick back and relax at Yonehara Beach, and then take some stellar pictures from Cape Ongazaki.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Ishigaki day trip planning site.

Ride a ferry from Iriomote-jima to Ishigaki in 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ishigaki

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Taketomi-cho
Find places to stay May 15 — 17:
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Kondoi Beach ©
Kondoi Beach
Yonehara Beach ©
Yonehara Beach
Nishi Pier ©
Nishi Pier

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