60 days in Japan Itinerary

60 days in Japan Itinerary

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60 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Semarang
taxi + Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Ishigaki
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Okinawa City
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h
3
Hiroshima
— 4 nights
train:  1​h
4
Himeji
— 3 nights
train:  30​min
5
Kobe
— 5 nights
train:  30​min
6
Osaka
— 6 nights
train:  30​min
7
Kyoto
— 7 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
8
Kanazawa
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
9
Sapporo
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
10
Hakone-machi
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
11
Tokyo
— 8 nights
Fly:  12​h 45​min
End: Semarang


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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.
Ishigaki is known for nature, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Kabira Bay, tour the pleasant surroundings at Yonehara Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Kondoi Beach, and stroll around Kabira Park.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Ishigaki trip planner.

Semarang, Indonesia to Ishigaki is an approximately 14-hour combination of taxi and flight. You can also do a combination of taxi, flight, and ferry. Traveling from Semarang to Ishigaki, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Semarang in May, plan for slightly colder days in Ishigaki, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Okinawa City.

Things to do in Ishigaki

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Taketomi-jima
Find places to stay May 30 — Jun 2:
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Kabira Bay ©
Kabira Bay
Sukuji Beach ©
Sukuji Beach
Yonehara Beach ©
Yonehara Beach

4
nights
Okinawa City

Okinawa City ©
Okinawa is the second-largest city in Okinawa Prefecture, Japan, following Naha, the capital city. Explore Okinawa City's surroundings by going to Motobu-cho (Anchihama & Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium), Kise Beach (in Nago) and Nakijin-son (Akabaka Beach & Kouri Bridge). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Nirai Beach, take in the pleasant sights at Cape Manzamo, kick back and relax at Diamond Beach, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Okinawa City road trip planning site .

Explore your travel options from Ishigaki to Okinawa City with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Okinawa City

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Onna-son, Nakijin-son, Motobu-cho, Yomitan-son, Kise Beach
Find places to stay Jun 2 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium ©
Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium
Nirai Beach ©
Nirai Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

4
nights
Hiroshima

Hiroshima ©
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Explore Hiroshima's surroundings by going to Kintaikyo Bridge (in Iwakuni), Mt. Misen (in Miyajima) and Hatsukaichi (Itsukushima Shrine, Miyajima, & more). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, pause for some photo ops at Children's Peace Monument, explore the world behind art at Hiroshima Museum of Art, and step into the grandiose world of Hiroshima Castle.

To see maps and more tourist information, go to the Hiroshima visit planner.

Explore your travel options from Okinawa City to Hiroshima with the Route module. June in Hiroshima sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Himeji.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Hatsukaichi, Matsuyama, Senkoji & Senkoji Park, Kintaikyo Bridge
Find places to stay Jun 6 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum ©
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Onsen Resorts
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima ©
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima

3
nights
Himeji

Himeji ©
The castle around which the city of Himeji has developed represents one of the best preserved in the country, and has been designated as a national treasure and a World Heritage Site.
Change things up with these side-trips from Himeji: Ako (Remains of Ako Castle & Ako Oishi Shrine), Awaji Hanasajiki (in Awaji) and Asago (Ritsuun Gorge & Takeda Castle Ruins). And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Himeji Castle, admire the natural beauty at Koko-en Garden, and make a trip to Otemae Street.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Himeji day trip planner.

Traveling by train from Hiroshima to Himeji takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, daytime highs in Himeji are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Kobe.

Things to do in Himeji

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Ako, Asago, Awaji Hanasajiki
Find places to stay Jun 11 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Himeji Castle ©
Himeji Castle
Koko-en Garden ©
Koko-en Garden
Shoshazan Engyoji ©
Shoshazan Engyoji

5
nights
Kobe

Kobe ©
Walkable, small, and aesthetically charming, Kobe has served as Japan's first and premier international trading outpost since opening to trade with China in the mid-19th century.
Explore Kobe's surroundings by going to Shukugawa Park (in Nishinomiya) and Naruto (Uzu no Michi & Otsuka Museum of Art). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Chinatown (Nankinmachi), get a taste of the local shopping with Kobe Harborland, go for a walk through Kitano-cho, and admire all the interesting features of Disaster Reduction and Human Renovation Institution.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Kobe day trip app .

Kobe is just a stone's throw from Himeji. In June, daily temperatures in Kobe can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Osaka.

Things to do in Kobe

Parks Neighborhoods Nature

Side Trips

Nishinomiya, Naruto
Find places to stay Jun 14 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Arima Onsen ©
Arima Onsen
Chinatown (Nankinmachi) ©
Chinatown (Nankinmachi)
Kobe Harborland ©
Kobe Harborland

6
nights
Osaka

Osaka ©
Proud of their hometown's distinct culture and dialect, many natives of Osaka describe their city as "Japan's anti-capital." An antidote to Tokyo's hectic energy, Osaka marches to the beat of its own drum, serving as the country's longtime commercial and industrial hub.
Change things up with these side-trips from Osaka: Koya-cho (Kongobu-ji Temple, Mt. Koya, & more) and Nara (Toshodaiji Temple, Kasuga Grand Shrine, & more). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Dotonbori, get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Japan, get a taste of the local shopping with Shinsaibashi-suji Shopping Street, and enjoy breathtaking views from Kuchu Teien Observatory.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Osaka day trip site .

Osaka is just a short distance from Kobe. In June, daytime highs in Osaka are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Nara, Koya-cho
Find places to stay Jun 19 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Dotonbori ©
Dotonbori
Shinsaibashi-suji Shopping Street ©
Shinsaibashi-suji Shopping Street

7
nights
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.
When in Kyoto, make a side trip to see Byodoin in Uji, approximately 44 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Gion, take in the pleasant sights at Arashiyama, steep yourself in history at Sanjusangendo Temple, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Ryoanji Temple.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Kyoto day trip planning tool .

Kyoto is just a short distance from Osaka. In June in Kyoto, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can catch the train to Kanazawa.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Byodoin
Find places to stay Jun 25 — Jul 2:
Highlights from your plan
Gion
Gion
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine

6
nights
Kanazawa

Kanazawa ©
An old castle town largely unspoiled during World War II, Kanazawa features well-preserved architecture spread across a range of districts.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kanazawa: Shirakawa-mura (Wada House, Tenshukakau Observatory, & more), Takayama (Sanmachi Suji, Takayama Jinya, & more) and Chirihama Nagisa Driveway (in Hakui). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Kenrokuen Garden, take a stroll through Nagamachi District, admire the masterpieces at 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, and contemplate the long history of Kanazawa Castle.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Kanazawa trip maker tool .

Traveling by train from Kyoto to Kanazawa takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Kanazawa sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Sapporo.

Things to do in Kanazawa

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Shirakawa-mura, Takayama, Nanto, Maruoka Castle, Chirihama Nagisa Driveway
Find places to stay Jul 2 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Higashichaya Old Town ©
Higashichaya Old Town
Sanmachi Suji ©
Sanmachi Suji

6
nights
Sapporo

Sapporo ©
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 find plenty of places to visit near Sapporo: Noboribetsu (Jigokudani & Oyunuma), Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery (in Yoichi-cho) and Otaru (Otaru Canal, Otaru Aquarium, & more). There's much more to do: stroll around Odori Park, take a stroll around Sapporo Underground Pedestrian Space, get engrossed in the history at Historical Village of Hokkaido (Kaitaku-no Mura), and take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Moiwa.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Sapporo trip planning site .

Traveling by flight from Kanazawa to Sapporo takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Kanazawa in July: highs in Sapporo hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Hakone-machi.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Otaru, Noboribetsu, Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery, Lake Shikotsu
Find places to stay Jul 8 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Odori Park ©
Odori Park
Jigokudani ©
Jigokudani
Otaru Canal ©
Otaru Canal

4
nights
Hakone-machi

Hakone-machi ©
Sitting at the foot of Mount Fuji, Hakone-machi has become a popular retreat from Tokyo for locals and tourists alike.
Change things up with these side-trips from Hakone-machi: Fujiyoshida (Arakurayama Sengen Park, Chureito Pagoda, & more) and Fujikawaguchiko-machi (Saiko Iyashi no Sato Nemba & Lake Kawaguchi). Next up on the itinerary: get impressive views of Mount Fuji, explore the world behind art at Narukawa Art Museum, make a trip to Owaku-dani Valley, and get great views at Hakone Ropeway.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Hakone-machi trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Sapporo to Hakone-machi takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and train. In July in Hakone-machi, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 25°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Hakone-machi

Theme Parks Parks Nature

Side Trips

Fujiyoshida, Fujikawaguchiko-machi, Mount Fuji
Find places to stay Jul 14 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Hakone Kowakien Yunessun ©
Hakone Kowakien Yunessun
Mount Fuji ©
Mount Fuji
The Hakone Open-Air Museum ©
The Hakone Open-Air Museum

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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Tokyo: Kōtoku-in (in Kamakura) and Yokohama Chinatown (in Naka). Have a day of magic on the 22nd (Mon) at Tokyo Disneyland. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Odaiba, don't miss a visit to Tokyo Tower, admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, and see the interesting displays at Edo-Tokyo Museum.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Tokyo journey planning tool .

Getting from Hakone-machi to Tokyo by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Hakone-machi in July, expect nights in Tokyo to be about the same, around 27°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 36°C. On the 27th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

Yokohama Chinatown, Tokyo Disneyland, Kōtoku-in
Find places to stay Jul 19 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Odaiba ©
Odaiba
Takeshita Street ©
Takeshita Street
Akihabara ©
Akihabara

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