14 days in Japan Itinerary

14 days in Japan Itinerary

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14 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Karachi
Fly:  18​h 30​min
1
Ishigaki
— 1 night
ferry:  1​h
2
Iriomote-jima
— 1 night
ferry:  4​h
3
Miyakojima
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + subway + train:  5​h
4
Hatsukaichi
— 1 night
train:  2​h 15​min
5
Kyoto
— 2 nights
6
Tokyo
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Karachi

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 22nd (Mon): enjoy breathtaking views from Tamatorizaki Observatory, then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Hirakubozaki, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yonehara Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Banna Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kabira Park, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kondoi Beach.

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Karachi, Pakistan to Ishigaki is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pakistan Time (PKT) to Japan Standard Time (JST), which is usually a 4 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Karachi in April; daily highs in Ishigaki reach 30°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can catch the ferry to Iriomote-jima.

Things to do in Ishigaki

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Kondoi Beach
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Kondoi Beach ©
Kondoi Beach
Cape Hirakubozaki ©
Cape Hirakubozaki
Tamatorizaki Observatory ©
Tamatorizaki Observatory

1
night
Iriomote-jima

Iriomote-jima ©
Taketomicho Iriomote-Jima stands as the second largest island in Okinawa.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): head off the coast to Iriomote Island and then skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Iriomote-jima attractions planner.

Traveling by ferry from Ishigaki to Iriomote-jima takes an hour. In April, daily temperatures in Iriomote-jima can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can ride a ferry to Miyakojima.

Things to do in Iriomote-jima

Outdoors Tours Nature
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Iriomote Island ©
Iriomote Island

2
nights
Miyakojima

Miyakojima ©
A city jurisdiction formed after the merger of several towns in 2005, Miyakojima spans six linked-up islands.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Sunayama Beach, then take in the views from Irabu Bridge, then take in the views from Kurima Bridge, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Yonaha Maehama Beach. On the 26th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Boraga Limestone Cave, enjoy the sand and surf at Aragusuku Beach, then make a trip to East Henna Cape, and finally don't miss a visit to Ikema Ohashi Bridge.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Miyakojima holiday planner .

You can ride a ferry from Iriomote-jima to Miyakojima in 4 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Hatsukaichi.

Things to do in Miyakojima

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Yonaha Maehama Beach ©
Yonaha Maehama Beach
Irabu Bridge ©
Irabu Bridge
Sunayama Beach ©
Sunayama Beach

1
night
Hatsukaichi

Hatsukaichi ©
The city of Hatsukaichi developed from a small market town, frequented by passing samurais during the Edo period.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Daishoin Temple, then head off the coast to Miyajima, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Misen.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Hatsukaichi online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and train from Miyakojima to Hatsukaichi takes 5 hours. Traveling from Miyakojima in April, things will get little chillier in Hatsukaichi: highs are around 22°C and lows about 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can take a train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Hatsukaichi

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Mt. Misen ©
Mt. Misen
Miyajima ©
Miyajima
Daishoin Temple ©
Daishoin Temple

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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.
On the 28th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Kiyomizu-dera Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tofuku-ji Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kinkaku-ji, explore the historical opulence of Nijo Castle, then make a trip to Heian Shrine, and finally make a trip to Gion.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Kyoto trip planner .

You can take a train from Hatsukaichi to Kyoto in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. April in Kyoto sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

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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.
Have a day of magic on the 3rd (Fri) at Tokyo Disneyland. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, ponder the world of politics at Imperial Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Senso-ji Temple, and take in panoramic vistas at Tokyo Skytree.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Tokyo trip planner.

Traveling by train from Kyoto to Tokyo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Theme Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tokyo Disneyland
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Tokyo Disneyland ©
Tokyo Disneyland
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine

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