9 days in Japan Itinerary

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Fly to Okinawa, Bus to Onna-son
— 2 nights
Bus to Okinawa, Fly to Ishigaki, Ferry to Iriomote-jima
— 2 nights
Ferry to 石垣港離島ターミナル, Fly to Kyoto
— 3 nights
— 1 night


Onna-son — 2 nights

Located on the coast in the middle of the island, Onna-son has become known for its beaches and seaside economy.
For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Onna-son travel route planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Onna-son is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Onna-son is 1 hour. When traveling from Singapore in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Onna-son: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Iriomote-jima.
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Iriomote-jima — 2 nights

Taketomicho Iriomote-Jima stands as the second largest island in Okinawa.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour. On the 4th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Pinaisara Falls, then step off the mainland to explore Iriomote Island, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Funauki Village.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Iriomote-jima trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry from Onna-son to Iriomote-jima in 6.5 hours. June in Iriomote-jima sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 32°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 5th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Kyoto.
Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors
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Kyoto — 3 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Toji, then steep yourself in history at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, and then steep yourself in history at Kiyomizu-dera Temple. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kinkaku-ji, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ryoanji Temple, then make a trip to Nijo Castle, and finally steep yourself in history at Sanjusangendo Temple.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Kyoto online trip builder.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Iriomote-jima to Kyoto in 6 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Iriomote-jima in June; daily highs in Kyoto reach 32°C and lows reach 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Tokyo.
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Tokyo — 1 night

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.
On the 8th (Fri), ponder the world of politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Senso-ji Temple, and then get engrossed in the history at Tokyo National Museum.

For photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Tokyo online trip builder.

You can fly from Kyoto to Tokyo in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In June in Tokyo, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sat) to allow time for the flight back home.
Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Japan travel guide

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.