14 days in Japan Itinerary

14 days in Japan Itinerary

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Start: Tumon, Guam
Fly:  7 h 30 min
1
Miyakojima
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h
2
Ishigaki
— 2 nights
Ferry:  1 h
3
Iriomote-jima
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
4
Onna-son
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
5
Hiroshima
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
6
Kyoto
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Tumon, Guam

2
nights
Miyakojima

Miyakojima
A city jurisdiction formed after the merger of several towns in 2005, Miyakojima spans six linked-up islands.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): explore the gorgeous colors at Yabiji. Keep things going the next day: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take in the spiritual surroundings of Miyako Shrine, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Nakasone Toyumya Tomb.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Miyakojima online journey builder.

Tumon, Guam to Miyakojima is an approximately 10-hour flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tumon to Miyakojima due to the time zone difference. In September in Miyakojima, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Ishigaki.

Things to do in Miyakojima

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Yabiji
Yabiji
Kayaking & Canoeing
Tomori Imugya Beach ©
Tomori Imugya Beach

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Hairumubushi Beach and then examine the collection at Nawa Insect Museum Haimurubushi. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Kondoi Beach and then get to know the fascinating history of Island Countryside Settlement.

Start your trip to Ishigaki by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can fly from Miyakojima to Ishigaki in 2.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to catch the ferry to Iriomote-jima.

Things to do in Ishigaki

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kohama-jima, Island Countryside Settlement, Kondoi Beach
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Kondoi Beach ©
Kondoi Beach
Island Countryside Settlement ©
Island Countryside Settlement
Nawa Insect Museum Haimurubushi ©
Nawa Insect Museum Haimurubushi

2
nights
Iriomote-jima

Iriomote-jima ©
Taketomicho Iriomote-Jima stands as the second largest island in Okinawa.
On the 11th (Fri), take in the dramatic scenery at Nara no Taki Falls, identify plant and animal life at Funauki Village, and then head outdoors with Todomari Beach. On the next day, admire the sheer force of Kanpiree Waterfall, look for all kinds of wild species at Iriomote Wildlife Conservation Center, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Nakama-river Protected Region.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Iriomote-jima trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by ferry from Ishigaki to Iriomote-jima takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in September, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Onna-son.

Things to do in Iriomote-jima

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Funauki Village ©
Funauki Village
Todomari Beach ©
Todomari Beach
Iriomote Wildlife Conservation Center ©
Iriomote Wildlife Conservation Center

2
nights
Onna-son

Located on the coast in the middle of the island, Onna-son has become known for its beaches and seaside economy.
On the 13th (Sun), explore the fascinating underground world of Blue Cave, stop by Onna Station Nakayukui Market, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sun Marina Beach. On the next day, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then get outside with Manza Beach.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Onna-son trip planner.

Getting from Iriomote-jima to Onna-son by flight takes about 6 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Onna-son

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Manza Beach ©
Manza Beach
Onna Station Nakayukui Market ©
Onna Station Nakayukui Market

2
nights
Hiroshima

Hiroshima ©
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Hiroshima Castle, contemplate the long history of Atomic Bomb Dome, thenpause for some photo ops at Peace Flame, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Keep things going the next day: head outdoors with Mikasahama Beach, head off the coast to Miyajima, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Senjokaku, and finally look for gifts at Shakushi no Ie.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Hiroshima trip planner.

Fly from Onna-son to Hiroshima in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, ferry, and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Onna-son in September, expect Hiroshima to be little chillier, temps between 32°C and 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Hatsukaichi
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Atomic Bomb Dome ©
Atomic Bomb Dome
Senjokaku ©
Senjokaku
Peace Flame ©
Peace Flame

3
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Nijo Castle and Kinkaku-ji. Discover out-of-the-way places like Toji and Higashi Hongan-ji Temple. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nishi Honganji, steep yourself in history at Ishibe Alley, and admire the natural beauty at Nanzen-ji Temple.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Kyoto route planner.

You can take a train from Hiroshima to Kyoto in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Kyoto can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Parks
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Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle
Toji ©
Toji
Kodai-ji Temple ©
Kodai-ji Temple

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