60 days in Japan Itinerary

60 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Rio de Janeiro
Fly + Drive:  39 h
1
Shari-cho
— 4 nights
Taxi + Fly:  4 h 30 min
2
Tokyo
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Fujikawaguchiko-machi
— 5 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
4
Kyoto
— 5 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
5
Hatsukaichi
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10 h 30 min
6
Setouchi-cho
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
7
Nakijin-son
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h
8
Zamami-son
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  4 h
9
Ishigaki
— 6 nights
Ferry:  1 h
10
Iriomote-jima
— 5 nights
Ferry:  4 h
11
Miyakojima
— 8 nights
Fly:  32 h
End: Rio de Janeiro

4
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.
Get in touch with nature at Shiretoko Beach and Shiretoko National Park. Explore Shari-cho's surroundings by going to Kitanemuro Ranch Way (in Nakashibetsu-cho) and Lake Rausu (in Rausu-cho). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Shiretoko Peninsula, head outdoors with Road to Heaven, take in the dramatic scenery at Oshin Koshin Falls, and explore the activities along Shiretoko Goko Lake.

Plan my day in Shari-cho using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Shari-cho is an approximately 38- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Shari-cho is 12 hours. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in October, expect Shari-cho to be much colder, temps between 16°C and 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Shari-cho

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Hokkaido, Kitanemuro Ranch Way, Lake Rausu
Find places to stay Oct 3 — 7:
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Shiretoko Beach ©
Shiretoko Beach
Shiretoko Peninsula ©
Shiretoko Peninsula
Shiretoko National Park ©
Shiretoko National Park

6
nights
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.
Shop till you drop at Ginza and Wa Space. Have a day of magic on the 13th (Sun) at Tokyo Disneyland. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Odaiba, make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, stop by Akihabara, and admire the striking features of Tokyo Tower.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Tokyo trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Shari-cho to Tokyo in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Shari-cho in October, expect Tokyo to be somewhat warmer, temps between 26°C and 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to drive to Fujikawaguchiko-machi.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Theme Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Tokyo Disneyland
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 13:
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Odaiba ©
Odaiba
Ginza ©
Ginza
Asakusa ©
Asakusa

5
nights
Fujikawaguchiko-machi

Fujikawaguchiko-machi ©
A resort town located in the foothills of Mount Fuji, Fujikawaguchiko-machi acts as a base for many who plan to take one of the trails up the iconic volcano.
Get in touch with nature at Mount Fuji and Mt. Shakushi. Change things up with these side-trips from Fujikawaguchiko-machi: Fuji (Tago no Tsuki Honten & Nature & Wildlife Tours) and Yamanashi (Mt. Kobu-shigatake & Nishizawa Valley). Spend the 16th (Wed) exploring nature at Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park. There's still lots to do: stroll through Lake Kawaguchi and delve into the lush surroundings at Kawaguchiko Sozo-no-Mori.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Fujikawaguchiko-machi trip planner.

You can drive from Tokyo to Fujikawaguchiko-machi in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. When traveling from Tokyo in October, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Fujikawaguchiko-machi: temperatures range from 19°C by day to 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Kyoto.

Things to do in Fujikawaguchiko-machi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Fuji, Yamanashi, Mount Fuji, Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park, Mt. Shakushi
Find places to stay Oct 13 — 18:
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Mount Fuji ©
Mount Fuji
Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park ©
Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park
Lake Kawaguchi ©
Lake Kawaguchi

5
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.
Shop till you drop at Dotombori and Kyoto Station Building. Change things up with these side-trips from Kyoto: Nara (Kofuku-ji Temple & Nara Park) and Universal Studios Japan (in Osaka). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Kiyomizu-dera Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sanjusangendo Temple, wander the streets of Gion, and stop by Arashiyama.

Plan a trip to Kyoto easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Fujikawaguchiko-machi to Kyoto takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus, train, and flight. When traveling from Fujikawaguchiko-machi in October, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Kyoto: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 18°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can catch the train to Hatsukaichi.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Theme Parks

Side Trips

Nara, Osaka
Find places to stay Oct 18 — 23:
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Dotombori ©
Dotombori
Arashiyama ©
Arashiyama

4
nights
Hatsukaichi

Hatsukaichi
The city of Hatsukaichi developed from a small market town, frequented by passing samurais during the Edo period.
Visit Nijigahama Beach and Mikasahama Beach for some beach relaxation. Get outdoors at Miyajima and Misen Wild Woods. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hatsukaichi: Matsuyama (Takahama Coast, Matsuyama Castle, &more). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Itsukushima Shrine, take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Misen, and stop by Itsukushima Gekijyo.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Hatsukaichi route planner.

Getting from Kyoto to Hatsukaichi by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. October in Hatsukaichi sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Setouchi-cho.

Things to do in Hatsukaichi

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Matsuyama, Nijigahama Beach
Find places to stay Oct 23 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Miyajima
Miyajima
Mt. Misen ©
Mt. Misen
Thermal Spas

2
nights
Setouchi-cho

Setouchi-cho
Relax by the water at Sanekukai Beach and Dokuhama Beach. Get outdoors at Shodon Nagahama Park and Yadoribama Beach.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Setouchi-cho trip app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Hatsukaichi to Setouchi-cho. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Hatsukaichi in October: high temperatures in Setouchi-cho hover around 32°C and lows are around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Nakijin-son.

Things to do in Setouchi-cho

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Oct 27 — 30:

5
nights
Nakijin-son

Nakijin-son ©
Steeped in Ryukyuan history, Nakijin-son tourism centers around the ruins of an ancient stonewall castle.
Visiting Akabaka Beach and Kise Beach will get you outdoors. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Okuma Beach and Paradise Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Nakijin-son: Yoron-cho (Yurigahama & Terasaki Beach), Ie-son (Iejima Beach Side Horse Park & GI Beach) and Sea Glass Beach (in Nago). There's much more to do: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium, head outdoors with Yonamine Nagahama Beach, snap pictures at Kouri Ohashi, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Nakijin-son road trip website.

You can drive from Setouchi-cho to Nakijin-son in 12 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Zamami-son.

Things to do in Nakijin-son

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Yoron-cho, Nago, Ie-son, Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium, Okuma Beach
Find places to stay Oct 30 — Nov 4:
Highlights from your plan
Yurigahama ©
Yurigahama
Scuba & Snorkeling
Okuma Beach ©
Okuma Beach

5
nights
Zamami-son

Zamami-son ©
The village of Zamami-son in the western Kerama Islands spans four of the islands in the group, one of which remains uninhabited.
Get outdoors at Gahijima Sand Dune and Hizushi Beach. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Aharen Beach and Kushibaru Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zamami-son: Tokashiku Beach (in Tokashiki-son) and Kumejima-cho (Tsumugi Bridge & Hatenohama). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Nishibama Beach, get outside with Ama Beach, and step off the mainland to explore Geruma Island.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Zamami-son trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Nakijin-son to Zamami-son takes 3 hours. Traveling from Nakijin-son in November, plan for a bit warmer nights in Zamami-son, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Ishigaki.

Things to do in Zamami-son

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Tokashiki-son, Kumejima-cho
Find places to stay Nov 4 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Furuzamami Beach ©
Furuzamami Beach
Aharen Beach ©
Aharen Beach
Tokashiku Beach
Tokashiku Beach

6
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.
Visiting Yonehara Beach and Sukuji Beach will get you outdoors. Visit Kondoi Beach and Akashi Beach for some beach relaxation. There's still lots to do: head outdoors with Fusaki Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Kabira Ishizaki Manta Scramble, explore the activities along Kabira Bay, and look for gifts at Pinion Direct Shop.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Ishigaki trip itinerary planning website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Zamami-son to Ishigaki. In November, daytime highs in Ishigaki are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can catch the ferry to Iriomote-jima.

Things to do in Ishigaki

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Kondoi Beach
Find places to stay Nov 9 — 15:
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Yonehara Beach ©
Yonehara Beach
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Kabira Bay ©
Kabira Bay

5
nights
Iriomote-jima

Iriomote-jima ©
Taketomicho Iriomote-Jima stands as the second largest island in Okinawa.
Get outdoors at Hoshisuna Beach and Iriomote Island. We've included these beaches for you: Ida no Hama Beach and Nakano Beach. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Todomari Beach, get interesting insight from Tours, look for all kinds of wild species at Funauki Village, and admire the sheer force of Mizuochi Falls.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Iriomote-jima road trip planning tool.

Traveling by ferry from Ishigaki to Iriomote-jima takes an hour. In November in Iriomote-jima, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to ride a ferry to Miyakojima.

Things to do in Iriomote-jima

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Nov 15 — 20:
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Nakano Beach ©
Nakano Beach
Hoshisuna Beach ©
Hoshisuna Beach
Pinaisara Falls ©
Pinaisara Falls

8
nights
Miyakojima

Miyakojima ©
A city jurisdiction formed after the merger of several towns in 2005, Miyakojima spans six linked-up islands.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Yonaha Maehama Beach and Tomori Imugya Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Aragusuku Beach and Sunayama Beach. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Hora Gyoko no Hama Beach, head outdoors with Maja Beach, explore the gorgeous colors at Yabiji, and snap pictures at Irabu Ohashi.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Miyakojima trip itinerary maker.

You can ride a ferry from Iriomote-jima to Miyakojima in 4 hours. In November in Miyakojima, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Miyakojima

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Find places to stay Nov 20 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Yonaha Maehama Beach ©
Yonaha Maehama Beach
Sunayama Beach ©
Sunayama Beach
Hora Gyoko no Hama Beach ©
Hora Gyoko no Hama Beach

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