10 days in Japan Itinerary

10 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Singapore
Fly:  9 h 15 min
1
Fukuoka
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
2
Nagasaki, Nagasaki Prefecture
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 15 min
3
Naha
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h
4
Miyakojima
— 2 nights
Fly:  45 min
5
Ishigaki
— 1 night
Fly:  11 h
End: Singapore


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3
nights
Fukuoka

Fukuoka ©
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 other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Fukuoka day trip planning site.

Singapore, Singapore to Fukuoka is an approximately 9- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. 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 take a train to Nagasaki.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Dazaifu Tenman-gu
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Ohori Park ©
Ohori Park
Dazaifu Tenman-gu
Dazaifu Tenman-gu
Kushida Shrine ©
Kushida Shrine

1
night
Nagasaki, Nagasaki Prefecture

Nagasaki ©
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.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Nagasaki trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Fukuoka to Nagasaki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; 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
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Glover Garden ©
Glover Garden
Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum ©
Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum
Nagasaki Peace Park ©
Nagasaki Peace Park

2
nights
Naha

Naha ©
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 find photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Naha travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Nagasaki to Naha by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train 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

Side Trips

Yomitan-son, Cape Manzamo
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Shurijo Castle ©
Shurijo Castle
Cape Manzamo ©
Cape Manzamo
Nirai Beach ©
Nirai 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 14th (Thu), get outside with Painagama Beach and then get outside with Sunayama Beach. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Toguchi no Hama, take in the views from Irabu Ohashi, and then get outside with Yonaha Maehama Beach.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Miyakojima road trip tool.

Getting from Naha to Miyakojima by flight takes about 2.5 hours. December in Miyakojima sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Ishigaki.

Things to do in Miyakojima

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Yonaha Maehama Beach ©
Yonaha Maehama Beach
Sunayama Beach ©
Sunayama Beach
Toguchi no Hama
Toguchi no Hama

1
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.
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 traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Ishigaki trip itinerary app.

Traveling by flight from Miyakojima to Ishigaki takes 2 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

Side Trip

Kondoi Beach
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Kabira Bay ©
Kabira Bay
Yonehara Beach ©
Yonehara Beach
Kondoi Beach ©
Kondoi Beach

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