9 days in Japan Itinerary

9 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tokyo
— 1 night
2
Shari-cho
— 2 nights
3
Ishigaki
— 1 night
4
Miyakojima
— 2 nights

1
night
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 6th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, then make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, then get a sense of history and politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Tokyo Tower. Here are some ideas for day two: make an unforgettable trip to Tokyo Disneyland.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Tokyo trip planning site.

Singapore, Singapore to Tokyo is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Tokyo. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Singapore in November, with highs in Tokyo at 19°C and lows at 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Shari-cho.

Things to do in Tokyo

Theme Parks · Parks

Side Trip

Tokyo Disneyland
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Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower
Tokyo Disneyland ©
Tokyo Disneyland
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden

2
nights
Shari-cho

Shari-cho ©
Tourism in Shari-cho, a small town situated on Hokkaido's eastern tip, flourishes mainly because of its immediate proximity to the Shiretoko World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): admire the sheer force of Oshin Koshin Falls, then enjoy the sand and surf at Shiretoko Beach, and then make a trip to Shiretoko Pass. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Shiretoko Goko Lake and then admire the sheer force of Kamuiwakka Hot Waterfall.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Shari-cho holiday planner.

You can fly from Tokyo to Shari-cho in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Tokyo in November; daily highs in Shari-cho reach 7°C and lows reach 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Ishigaki.

Things to do in Shari-cho

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Shiretoko Pass
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Shiretoko Goko Lake ©
Shiretoko Goko Lake
Kamuiwakka Hot Waterfall ©
Kamuiwakka Hot Waterfall
Oshin Koshin Falls ©
Oshin Koshin Falls

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night
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.
On the 10th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Kaiji Beach, then kick back and relax at Kondoi Beach, then Head underground at Ishigaki Island Limestone Cave, and finally take an in-depth tour of Ishigaki Yaima Village. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Yonehara Beach, visit a coastal fixture at Cape Hirakubozaki, and then take in panoramic vistas at Tamatorizaki Observatory.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Ishigaki attractions site.

You can fly from Shari-cho to Ishigaki in 11.5 hours. Traveling from Shari-cho in November, things will get much hotter in Ishigaki: highs are around 31°C and lows about 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Miyakojima.

Things to do in Ishigaki

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Miyakojima

Miyakojima ©
A city jurisdiction formed after the merger of several towns in 2005, Miyakojima spans six linked-up islands.
On the 12th (Mon), get outside with Yonaha Maehama Beach, then don't miss a visit to East Henna Cape, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Aragusuku Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Tue): snap pictures at Irabu Ohashi and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sunayama Beach.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Miyakojima tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Ishigaki to Miyakojima in 2.5 hours. In November in Miyakojima, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 24°C at night. On the 13th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Miyakojima

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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Yonaha Maehama Beach ©
Yonaha Maehama Beach
Aragusuku Beach ©
Aragusuku Beach
East Henna Cape ©
East Henna Cape

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