9 days in Japan Itinerary

9 days in Japan Itinerary

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9 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Riyadh
Fly + train:  18​h 15​min
1
Kyoto
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h 15​min
2
Iriomote-jima
— 1 night
Travel:  4​h 15​min
3
Kuro-shima
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  25​h
End: Riyadh

1
night
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.
On the 22nd (Fri), take some stellar pictures from Kiyomizu-dera Temple and then take a stroll through Gion. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Nijo-jo Castle, steep yourself in history at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, and then steep yourself in history at Sanjusangendo Temple.

To see reviews and tourist information, read Kyoto itinerary planning app .

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Kyoto is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Arabia Standard Time to Japan Standard Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Riyadh in June; daily highs in Kyoto reach 32°C and lows reach 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Taketomicho Iriomote-jima.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Gion
Gion
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine

1
night
Iriomote-jima

Iriomote-jima ©
Taketomicho Iriomote-Jima stands as the second largest island in Okinawa.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour and then don't miss a visit to Nakama-river Protected Region. On the 25th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Nakano Beach, then identify plant and animal life at Funauki Village, and then stroll through Hoshisuna Beach.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Taketomicho Iriomote-jima trip planner .

Do a combination of train, flight, and ferry from Kyoto to Taketomicho Iriomote-jima in 7.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Kyoto in June, with highs in Taketomicho Iriomote-jima at 37°C and lows at 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Kuro-shima Taketomi-cho.

Things to do in Iriomote-jima

Parks Outdoors Tours
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Funauki Village ©
Funauki Village
Hoshisuna Beach ©
Hoshisuna Beach
Nakano Beach ©
Nakano Beach

3
nights
Kuro-shima

Kuro-shima ©
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Kondoi Beach and Yonehara Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Scuba & Snorkeling and Kaiji Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kuro-shima Taketomi-cho: Ishigaki (Maesedake Observation Site & Tamatorizaki Observatory).

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Kuro-shima Taketomi-cho travel itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Taketomicho Iriomote-jima to Kuro-shima Taketomi-cho. June in Kuro-shima Taketomi-cho sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 32°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kuro-shima

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Ishigaki, Taketomi-cho
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Kondoi Beach ©
Kondoi Beach
Yonehara Beach ©
Yonehara Beach
Kaiji Beach ©
Kaiji Beach

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