7 days in Japan Itinerary

7 days in Japan Itinerary

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7 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City
Fly:  19​h 30​min
1
Takachiho-cho
— 1 day
+3
train + bus + Fly + taxi:  7​h 15​min
2
Yakushima-cho
— 1 day
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  11​h 15​min
3
Shari-cho
— 1 day
taxi + Fly:  6​h 45​min
4
Nanjo
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
Iriomote-jima
— 1 night
Fly:  22​h 15​min
End: Kuwait City

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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.
On the 12th (Mon), go for a walk through Amanoyasu Kawara, take in the spiritual surroundings of Amano Iwato Shrine, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Takachiho Shrine, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Takachiho Gorge.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Takachiho-cho online itinerary builder .

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Takachiho-cho is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Traveling from Kuwait City to Takachiho-cho, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Kuwait City in November, with highs in Takachiho-cho at 19°C and lows at 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Kumage-gun Yakushima-cho.

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Takachiho Shrine ©
Takachiho Shrine
Amano Iwato Shrine ©
Amano Iwato Shrine
Takachiho Gorge ©
Takachiho Gorge

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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.
On the 13th (Tue), explore the striking landscape of Yakusugi Land.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Kumage-gun Yakushima-cho trip itinerary website .

Getting from Takachiho-cho to Kumage-gun Yakushima-cho by combination of car and ferry takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of taxi, train, ferry, and car. In November, Kumage-gun Yakushima-cho is a bit warmer than Takachiho-cho - with highs of 24°C and lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Shari-cho.

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Yakusugi Land ©
Yakusugi Land

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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Oshin Koshin Falls, then take in the dramatic scenery at Furepe Waterfall, then explore the activities along Shiretoko Goko Lake, and finally explore the wealth of natural beauty at Shiretoko Nature Center.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Shari-cho day trip planning app .

Do a combination of taxi, flight, and train from Kumage-gun Yakushima-cho to Shari-cho in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Kumage-gun Yakushima-cho in November: high temperatures in Shari-cho hover around 7°C and lows are around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Nanjo.

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Shiretoko Goko Lake
Shiretoko Goko Lake
Shiretoko Nature Center ©
Shiretoko Nature Center
Oshin Koshin Falls ©
Oshin Koshin Falls

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Nanjo

Nanjo ©
With a long Pacific coastline, Nanjo offers fantastic views of the ocean from high cliffs covered with lush greenery, as well as from its long sandy beaches.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Himeyuri Peace Museum, steep yourself in history at The Tower of Himeyuri, pause for some photo ops at Okinawa Peace Memorial Park, then Head underground at Okinawa World Bunka Okoku Gyokusendo, and finally steep yourself in history at Sefa-Utaki.

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You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Shari-cho to Nanjo in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of car and ferry. In November, Nanjo is much warmer than Shari-cho - with highs of 29°C and lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Taketomicho Iriomote-jima.

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Sefa-Utaki ©
Sefa-Utaki
Himeyuri Peace Museum ©
Himeyuri Peace Museum
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Okinawa Peace Memorial Park

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night
Iriomote-jima

Iriomote-jima ©
Taketomicho Iriomote-Jima stands as the second largest island in Okinawa.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Mizuochi Falls, head off the coast to Iriomote Island, and then scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

For reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Taketomicho Iriomote-jima online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and ferry from Nanjo to Taketomicho Iriomote-jima takes 3.5 hours. In November in Taketomicho Iriomote-jima, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 25°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

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Iriomote Island ©
Iriomote Island

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