14 days in Japan Itinerary

14 days in Japan Itinerary

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14 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  10 h 15 min
1
Tokyo
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
2
Ishigaki
— 3 nights
Fly:  45 min
3
Miyakojima
— 3 nights
Fly + Train:  4 h 45 min
4
Kyoto
— 3 nights
Train + Fly:  10 h 45 min
End: Kuala Lumpur

4
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Tokyo National Museum and Edo-Tokyo Museum. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Senso-ji Temple and Asakusa. Step out of Tokyo with an excursion to Minato Mirai 21 in Yokohama--about 42 minutes away. The adventure continues: make a trip to The Tsukiji Market, get a taste of the local shopping with Harajuku Takeshita-dori, admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, and ponder the world of politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Tokyo trip generator.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Tokyo is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Tokyo is 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Kuala Lumpur in October, with highs in Tokyo at 26°C and lows at 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Ishigaki.

Things to do in Tokyo

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Minato Mirai 21
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Ginza ©
Ginza
Tokyo National Museum ©
Tokyo National Museum
Minato Mirai 21 ©
Minato Mirai 21

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Yonehara Beach, examine the collection at Tamatorizaki Observatory, and then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Hirakubozaki. On the 7th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Fusaki Beach and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Ishigaki itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Tokyo to Ishigaki takes 4.5 hours. In October, Ishigaki is a bit warmer than Tokyo - with highs of 33°C and lows of 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Miyakojima.

Things to do in Ishigaki

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Yonehara Beach ©
Yonehara Beach
Cape Hirakubozaki ©
Cape Hirakubozaki
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
Miyakojima

Miyakojima
A city jurisdiction formed after the merger of several towns in 2005, Miyakojima spans six linked-up islands.
We've included these beaches for you: Aragusuku Beach and Hora Gyoko no Hama Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Toguchi no Hama and Maja Beach. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Yonaha Maehama Beach, take in the views from Irabu Bridge, stroll through Sunayama Beach, and visit a coastal fixture at Higashi Hennazaki Lighthouse.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Miyakojima vacation trip planner.

Fly from Ishigaki to Miyakojima in an hour. In October, daytime highs in Miyakojima are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Miyakojima

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Toguchi no Hama
Toguchi no Hama
Sunayama Beach ©
Sunayama Beach
Aragusuku Beach ©
Aragusuku Beach

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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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sanjusangendo Temple and Kiyomizu-dera. Visit Nijo Castle and Kinkaku-ji for their historical value. Go for a jaunt from Kyoto to Osaka to see Dotonbori about 1h 10 min away. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Fushimi Inari Taisha, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tofuku-ji Temple, and take a stroll through Gion.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Kyoto itinerary maker.

Getting from Miyakojima to Kyoto by combination of flight and train takes about 5 hours. In October, Kyoto is little chillier than Miyakojima - with highs of 27°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Dotombori
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Tofuku-ji Temple ©
Tofuku-ji Temple

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