60 days in Japan Itinerary

60 days in Japan Itinerary

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Tateyama-machi
— 3 nights
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Shakotan-cho
— 2 nights
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Sapporo
— 6 nights
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Shari-cho
— 6 nights
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Teshikaga-cho
— 4 nights
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Matsue
— 4 nights
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Takachiho-cho
— 4 nights
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Yakushima-cho
— 5 nights
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Onna-son
— 7 nights
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Zamami-son
— 2 nights
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Iriomote-jima
— 4 nights
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Ishigaki
— 6 nights
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Miyakojima
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Tateyama-machi

Tateyama-machi ©
The small town of Tateyama-machi, nestled in the hills of Mount Tate, remains most notable as the gateway to the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mt. Tateyama and Shomyo Falls. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Mikurigaike Pond, appreciate the views at Jigoku Valley, don't miss a visit to Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route, and stroll through Kurobe Dam.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Tateyama-machi online trip itinerary planner.

Jakarta, Indonesia to Tateyama-machi is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Western Indonesia Time to Japan Standard Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Jakarta in October, expect Tateyama-machi to be much colder, temps between 21°C and 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Shakotan-cho.

Things to do in Tateyama-machi

Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive · Outdoors
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Mt. Tateyama ©
Mt. Tateyama
Mikurigaike Pond
Mikurigaike Pond
Shomyo Falls ©
Shomyo Falls

2
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Shakotan-cho

Shakotan-cho ©
Shakotan-cho is a quiet coastal town with sandy beaches, viewing points, and an underwater observatory for spotting salmon and sea urchins.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Numasaki Landslide, then explore the striking landscape at Shakotan Peninsula, and then get outside with Shakotan Peninsula Blue Line (National Road Route 229). On the 6th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Ogon Misaki, then get outside with Shimamu Beach, then explore the striking landscape at Cape Kamui, and finally take some stellar pictures from Cape Kamui Lighthouse.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Shakotan-cho route planning website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Tateyama-machi to Shakotan-cho. While traveling from Tateyama-machi, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Shakotan-cho, ranging from highs of 15°C to lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can go by car to Sapporo.

Things to do in Shakotan-cho

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Cape Kamui ©
Cape Kamui
Shakotan Peninsula ©
Shakotan Peninsula
Shimamu Beach ©
Shimamu Beach

6
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Sapporo

Sapporo ©

CIty of Ramen

A modern, bustling city known for its beer brewery, Sapporo attracts millions of visitors with its Snow Festival, during which elaborate ice and snow sculptures are exhibited all over town.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Shinsennuma and Sapporo Art Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery (in Yoichi-cho), Otaru (Otaru Aquarium, Otaru-shi General Museum, &more) and Oyunumagawa Natural Footbath (in Noboribetsu). And it doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Yotei, explore the world behind art at Kida Kinjiro Museum of Art, walk around Fukidashi Park, and explore the activities along Lake Toya.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Sapporo tour planning tool.

You can drive from Shakotan-cho to Sapporo in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in October, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Shari-cho.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Okurayama Lookout ©
Okurayama Lookout
Shinsennuma ©
Shinsennuma
Asahiyama Kinen Koen ©
Asahiyama Kinen Koen

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Shari-cho

Shari-cho ©
Tourism in Shari-cho, a small town situated on Hokkaido's eastern tip, flourishes mainly because of its immediate proximity to the Shiretoko World Heritage Site.
Step off the beaten path and head to Shiretoko National Park and Mt. Rausu. Change things up with these side-trips from Shari-cho: Rausu-cho (Seseki Fall & Shiretoko Highway), Betsukai-cho (Narawara, Notsuke Peninsula, &more) and Kanayama Waterfall (in Shibetsu-cho). There's lots more to do: stroll through Shiretoko Misaki, explore the striking landscape at Oronko Rock, take in panoramic vistas at Yuhidai, and explore the activities along Onnebetsu River.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Shari-cho road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Sapporo to Shari-cho takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Shari-cho are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can go by car to Teshikaga-cho.

Things to do in Shari-cho

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 12 — 18:
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Shiretoko Misaki ©
Shiretoko Misaki
Shiretoko National Park ©
Shiretoko National Park
Mt. Rausu ©
Mt. Rausu

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Teshikaga-cho

Teshikaga-cho ©
A small town amid big scenery, Teshikaga-cho sits in a national park.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lake Onneto and Hokkaido Museum of Northern Peoples. Venture out of the city with trips to Abashiri (Okhotsk Ryu-hyo Museum, Abashiri Prison Museum, &more), Kaminoko Pond (in Kiyosato-cho) and Kaiyodai Observatory (in Nakashibetsu-cho). The adventure continues: enjoy breathtaking views from Bihorotoge Lookout, take a memorable drive along Koshimizu Pass, indulge in Japan's hot spring tradition at Lake Kussharo Sand Bath, and contemplate the waterfront views at Chimikeppu Lake.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Teshikaga-cho day trip tool.

Drive from Shari-cho to Teshikaga-cho in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Matsue.

Things to do in Teshikaga-cho

Parks · Nature · Museums · Baths

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 18 — 22:
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Lake Mashu ©
Lake Mashu
Lake Onneto ©
Lake Onneto
Kaiyodai Observatory ©
Kaiyodai Observatory

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Matsue

Matsue ©
Matsue sits on the banks of the Ohashi-gawa river, channeling its waters through a series of canals and rivers that add much to the scenic aspect of the urban area.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Mitokusan Sanbutuji Temple and Hinomisaki Shrine. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Matsue: Daisen Makiba Milk no Sato (in Hoki-cho), Adachi Museum of Art (in Yasugi) and Tottori (The Sand Museum & Tottori Prefectural Museum). There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Daisen, enjoy the sea views from Izumo Hinomisaki Lighthouse, explore the world behind art at Shimane Art Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Yaegaki Shrine.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Matsue road trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Teshikaga-cho to Matsue takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and ferry. In October, Matsue is a bit warmer than Teshikaga-cho - with highs of 24°C and lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can drive to Takachiho-cho.

Things to do in Matsue

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 22 — 26:
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The Sand Museum ©
The Sand Museum
Mitokusan Sanbutuji Temple
Mitokusan Sanbutuji Temple
Daisen ©
Daisen

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Takachiho-cho

Takachiho-cho ©
The mountain town of Takachiho-cho remains a place of great importance to Japan's spiritual and natural heritage, and the point where these two things intersect.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Manai Falls and Harajiri Falls. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Takachiho-cho: Oka Castle Ruins (in Taketa), Nabegataki Falls (in Oguni-machi) and Aso (Kusasenrigahama & Daikanbo). The adventure continues: take in the views from Tsujun Bridge, make a trip to Shirakawa Springs, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kunimigaoka, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Takachiho Shrine.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Takachiho-cho trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Matsue to Takachiho-cho in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. October in Takachiho-cho sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Yakushima-cho.

Things to do in Takachiho-cho

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 26 — 30:
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Takachiho Gorge ©
Takachiho Gorge
Manai Falls ©
Manai Falls
Tsujun Bridge ©
Tsujun Bridge

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Yakushima-cho

Yakushima-cho ©
A popular destination for Japanese tourists, Kumage-gun Yakushima-cho is a true paradise for nature lovers, with over 1,900 species and subspecies of plants.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Nagata Inakahama and Taikoiwa. There's lots more to do: trek along Seibu Trail, admire the sheer force of Oko no Taki Fall, don't miss a visit to Diosugi, and soak in some Japanese tradition at some of the top local onsens.

Planning Yakushima-cho trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of car, train, and ferry from Takachiho-cho to Yakushima-cho takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and flight. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Takachiho-cho in October since evenings lows in Yakushima-cho dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Onna-son.

Things to do in Yakushima-cho

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Oct 30 — Nov 4:
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Shiratani Unsuikyo Valley ©
Shiratani Unsuikyo Valley
Nagata Inakahama
Nagata Inakahama
Seibu Trail ©
Seibu Trail

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Onna-son

Onna-son ©
Located on the coast in the middle of the island, Onna-son has become known for its beaches and seaside economy.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Manza Beach and Minnajima Island. Explore Onna-son's surroundings by going to Toyosaki Kaihin Koen (in Tomigusuku), Motobu-cho (Tropical Dream Center, Okichan Theater, &more) and Itoman (The Tower of Himeyuri & Okinawa Peace Memorial Park). There's much more to do: step off the mainland to explore Hamahiga Island, go for a walk through Cape Chinen Park, take some stellar pictures from Kafu Banta, and don't miss a visit to Cape Maeda.

For ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Onna-son holiday builder website.

Getting from Yakushima-cho to Onna-son by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car. While traveling from Yakushima-cho, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Onna-son, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Zamami-son.

Things to do in Onna-son

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 4 — 11:
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Okinawa Memorial Park Ocean Expo Park ©
Okinawa Memorial Park Ocean Expo Park
Manza Beach ©
Manza Beach
Minnajima Island ©
Minnajima Island

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Zamami-son

Zamami-son ©
The village of Zamami-son in the western Kerama Islands spans four of the islands in the group, one of which remains uninhabited.
On the 12th (Thu), kick back and relax at Aka Beach, kick back and relax at Nishibama Beach, then head outdoors with Furuzamami Beach, then step off the mainland to explore Zamami Island, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Ama Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step off the mainland to explore Kerama Islands.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Zamami-son trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Onna-son to Zamami-son takes 2.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Onna-son in November since evenings lows in Zamami-son dip to 24°C. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Fri) before leaving for Iriomote-jima.

Things to do in Zamami-son

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 11 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Furuzamami Beach ©
Furuzamami Beach
Nishibama Beach
Nishibama Beach
Ama Beach ©
Ama Beach

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Iriomote-jima

Iriomote-jima ©
Taketomicho Iriomote-Jima stands as the second largest island in Okinawa.
Step off the beaten path and head to Pinaisara Falls and Barasu Island. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Todomari Beach, go deep underground at Utara Tanko, take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Komi, and head outdoors with Hoshisuna Beach.

To find traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Iriomote-jima road trip tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Zamami-son to Iriomote-jima. In November, daytime highs in Iriomote-jima are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Ishigaki.

Things to do in Iriomote-jima

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches
Find places to stay Nov 13 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Hoshisuna Beach ©
Hoshisuna Beach
Pinaisara Falls ©
Pinaisara Falls
Barasu Island ©
Barasu Island

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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Nakamoto Beach and Island Countryside Settlement. Venture out of the city with trips to Kuro-shima (Iko Pier & Kuroshima Lighthouse) and Kohama-jima (Hairumubushi Beach, Ubutaki Lookouts, &more). The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Nosoko Mape, don't miss a visit to Cape Ongazaki, stop by Yurateiku Market, and kick back and relax at Kaiji Beach.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Ishigaki day trip app.

Traveling by ferry from Iriomote-jima to Ishigaki takes 2 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Ishigaki can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Miyakojima.

Things to do in Ishigaki

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 17 — 23:
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Yonehara Beach ©
Yonehara Beach
Island Countryside Settlement ©
Island Countryside Settlement
Iko Pier ©
Iko Pier

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Miyakojima

Miyakojima ©
A city jurisdiction formed after the merger of several towns in 2005, Miyakojima spans six linked-up islands.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Yabiji and Toguchi no Hama. There's lots more to do: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, head outdoors with Yoshino Coast, step off the mainland to explore Ikema-jima Island, and go for a walk through Imugya Marine Garden.

Plan a Miyakojima trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Fly from Ishigaki to Miyakojima in 2.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Miyakojima can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Miyakojima

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Nov 23 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Sunayama Beach ©
Sunayama Beach
Yabiji
Yabiji
Kayaking & Canoeing

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