10 days in Japan Itinerary

10 days in Japan Itinerary

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Fukuoka
— 3 nights
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Nagasaki
— 1 night
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Naha
— 2 nights
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Miyakojima
— 2 nights
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Ishigaki
— 1 night
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Fukuoka

City of Yatai

The largest city on the island, Fukuoka formed through the merger of two former cities that had grown up either side of the Naka River.
On the 9th (Sat), browse the different shops at JR Hakata City Amu Plaza Hakata, enjoy breathtaking views from Observation Deck, Fukuoka Airport International Terminal, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dazaifu Tenman-gu. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kushida Shrine, head off the coast to Nokonoshima Island, then go for a walk through Ohori Park, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fukuokaken Gokoku Shrine.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Fukuoka day trip planning site.

Singapore, Singapore to Fukuoka is an approximately 9-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Standard Time to Japan Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in December; daily highs in Fukuoka reach 13°C and lows reach 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to drive to Nagasaki.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Nagasaki

City of Peace

The hilly port city of Nagasaki has become known internationally as one of the two Japanese cities to be destroyed by an atomic bomb towards the close of World War II.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum, then stroll around Nagasaki Peace Park, then take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Inasa, and finally contemplate the long history of Glover Garden.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Nagasaki trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Fukuoka to Nagasaki takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Nagasaki are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Naha.

Things to do in Nagasaki

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums
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Naha

Capital of the Ryukyu Kingdom

Naha, the capital of Okinawa, has deep roots: Stone Age relics have been found in the city, and through the Middle Ages it rose in importance in the Ryukyu Kingdom.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Makishi Public Market, make a trip to Kokusaidori, and then explore the historical opulence of Shurijo Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Nirai Beach, then look for gifts at Yachimun no Sato, and then explore the striking landscape at Cape Manzamo.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Naha travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Nagasaki to Naha by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Nagasaki in December, things will get somewhat warmer in Naha: highs are around 24°C and lows about 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Miyakojima.

Things to do in Naha

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 12 — 14:

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Miyakojima

A city jurisdiction formed after the merger of several towns in 2005, Miyakojima spans six linked-up islands.
On the 14th (Thu), get outside with Sunayama Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head outdoors with Toguchi no Hama, snap pictures at Irabu Ohashi, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Yonaha Maehama Beach.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Miyakojima trip itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Naha to Miyakojima in 2.5 hours. December in Miyakojima sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Ishigaki.

Things to do in Miyakojima

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Find places to stay Dec 14 — 16:

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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): kick back and relax at Yonehara Beach, explore the activities along Kabira Bay, and then look and learn at Ishigakijima Observatory.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Ishigaki trip itinerary app.

Traveling by flight from Miyakojima to Ishigaki takes 2.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Ishigaki can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 20°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 · Nature

Side Trip

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Japan travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Landmarks · Historic Sites
Land of the Rising Sun
Part of a volcanic archipelago that encompasses over 6,800 islands, Japan remains one of Asia's most fascinating tourist destinations, where a blend of modernity and tradition creates a look and feel completely different from any other place in the world. A tour of Japan lets you discover big cities filled with ancient temples and innovative skyscrapers, as well as quiet country landscapes dotted with castles, perfectly manicured gardens, cherry orchards, and primeval forests seemingly untouched by the hand of mass tourism. Many tourists on vacation in Japan devote lots of time to the country's unique cuisine, prepared with painstaking attention to detail and a genius for simple yet effective presentation.