31 days in India & Japan Itinerary

31 days in India & Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Turku, Finland
Fly:  21 h 45 min
1
Agra, India
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Jaipur, India
— 4 nights
Fly + Bus:  8 h 30 min
3
Goa, India
— 3 nights
Fly:  13 h
4
Ishigaki, Japan
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h
5
Miyakojima, Japan
— 2 nights
Fly + Train:  5 h 30 min
6
Kyoto, Japan
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
7
Takayama, Japan
— 2 nights
+4
Train + Taxi + Fly + Taxi + Train:  5 h 30 min
8
Izumo, Japan
— 2 nights
+4
Train + Taxi + Fly + Subway + Train:  5 h 30 min
9
Nagasaki, Japan
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 30 min
10
Tokyo, Japan
— 3 nights
Fly:  21 h 45 min
End: Turku, Finland


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3
nights
Agra, India

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Shop till you drop at Taj Gallery and Shahin Arts. Your inner history buff will appreciate Agra Fort and Kailash Temple. There's still lots to do: take in the exciting artwork at New Nice Marble Art & Handicrafts, admire the striking features of Taj Mahal, browse the exhibits of Agra Art Gallery, and don't miss a visit to Jahangir Mahal.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Agra trip planner.

Turku, Finland to Agra is an approximately 22- hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Turku to Agra is 3.5 hours. Traveling from Turku in May, things will get much warmer in Agra: highs are around 48°C and lows about 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to drive to Jaipur.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Taj Gallery ©
Taj Gallery

4
nights
Jaipur, India

Jaipur
Known as the "Pink City" because of the color of the stone used for many of its notable structures, Jaipur draws visitors with its chaotic street life and a slew of colorful bazaars selling everything from handmade pottery to tie-dye scarves.
Step off the beaten path and head to Nahargarh Fort and Birla Mandir Temple. You'll explore and learn at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur and Gallery Artchill. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Gyan Museum, browse for treasures at 925 Silver, take in the exciting artwork at Diwan-e-Aam Hall of Public Audience, and don't miss a visit to City Palace of Jaipur.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Jaipur online trip builder.

You can drive from Agra to Jaipur in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. May in Jaipur sees daily highs of 48°C and lows of 32°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Goa.

Things to do in Jaipur

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Amber Palace
Amber Palace
Nahargarh Fort ©
Nahargarh Fort
Birla Mandir Temple ©
Birla Mandir Temple

3
nights
Goa, India

Goa ©
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Agonda Beach and Cavelossim Beach. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Mandrem Beach.

Discover how to plan a Goa trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Jaipur to Goa in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Jaipur in June, things will get little chillier in Goa: highs are around 35°C and lows about 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Ishigaki.

Things to do in Goa

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Agonda Beach ©
Agonda Beach
Cavelossim Beach ©
Cavelossim Beach
Mandrem Beach ©
Mandrem Beach

3
nights
Ishigaki, Japan

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Kuroshima Research Institute and MInsah Kogei Museum. You'll get in some beach time at Kondoi Beach and Sukuji Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Ishigaki side-trips: Kuro-shima (Nakamoto Beach & Fuki Beach) and Kohama-jima (Hairumubushi Beach, Nawa Insect Museum Haimurubushi, &more). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Yonehara Beach, contemplate the waterfront views at Kabira Bay, explore the fascinating underground world of Ishigaki Island Limestone Cave, and examine the collection at Taketomi Folk Art Museum.

To see more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Ishigaki online trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Goa to Ishigaki in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of train, taxi, and flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Japan Standard Time (JST), which is usually a 3.5 hour difference. June in Ishigaki sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 32°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Miyakojima.

Things to do in Ishigaki

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Kohama-jima, Kuro-shima, Taketomi-jima, Kondoi Beach
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Yonehara Beach ©
Yonehara Beach
Kondoi Beach ©
Kondoi Beach
Sukuji Beach ©
Sukuji Beach

2
nights
Miyakojima, Japan

Miyakojima ©
A city jurisdiction formed after the merger of several towns in 2005, Miyakojima spans six linked-up islands.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): head outdoors with Yonaha Maehama Beach, head outdoors with Nagamahama Beach Coast, contemplate the long history of Kurima Tomibansho, then admire the masterpieces at Keiko Art Museunin Miyakojima, Okinawa, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Harimizu Utaki, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Miyako Shrine. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Miyakojima City Museum, browse the eclectic array of goods at Atarasu Ichiba, kick back and relax at Tomori Imugya Beach, then see the interesting displays at Miyakojima Sea Treasure Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Underground Dam Museum.

For photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Miyakojima travel itinerary planner.

Fly from Ishigaki to Miyakojima in 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Miyakojima

Museums Beaches Parks
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Yonaha Maehama Beach ©
Yonaha Maehama Beach
Tomori Imugya Beach ©
Tomori Imugya Beach
Nagamahama Beach Coast ©
Nagamahama Beach Coast

3
nights
Kyoto, Japan

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and Kiyomizu-dera Temple. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Sanjusangendo Temple and Fuuka-Kimono. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kodai-ji Temple, don't miss a visit to Heian Shrine, hunt for treasures at Nishiki Market Shopping District, and wander the streets of Gion.

To find traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Kyoto day trip tool.

Do a combination of flight and train from Miyakojima to Kyoto in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Miyakojima in June: high temperatures in Kyoto hover around 32°C and lows are around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to drive to Takayama.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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Kodai-ji Temple ©
Kodai-ji Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple

2
nights
Takayama, Japan

Takayama ©
Hidden high up in the Japanese Alps, Takayama remained largely cut off from the rest of Japan for centuries, allowing the local culture to grow in relative isolation.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of The Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go Gassho Style Houses, admire the landmark architecture of Takayama Jinya, then don't miss a visit to Hida Minzoka Mura Folk Village (Hida no Sato), and finally get to know the fascinating history of Higashiyama Walking Course. On the 15th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Shirakawago Gassho Zukuri Minkaen and then visit Sanmachi Suji.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Takayama route maker.

You can drive from Kyoto to Takayama in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. June in Takayama sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Izumo.

Things to do in Takayama

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Shirakawa-mura
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Hida Minzoka Mura Folk Village (Hida no Sato) ©
Sanmachi Suji ©
Sanmachi Suji

2
nights
Izumo, Japan

Izumo ©
Nestled in the shadows of the Chugoku Mountains, historic Izumo boasts one of Japan's oldest Shinto shrines.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Adachi Museum of Art, step into the grandiose world of Matsue Castle, and then stop by Rihaku Shuzo. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Shimane Museum of Ancient Izumo and then contemplate the long history of Former Taisha Station.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Izumo trip app.

You can do a combination of train, flight, and taxi from Takayama to Izumo in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. June in Izumo sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Nagasaki.

Things to do in Izumo

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Matsue, Adachi Museum of Art
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Adachi Museum of Art ©
Adachi Museum of Art
Matsue Castle ©
Matsue Castle
Shimane Museum of Ancient Izumo
Shimane Museum of Ancient Izumo

1
night
Nagasaki, Japan

Nagasaki ©
The hilly port city of Nagasaki has become known internationally as one of the two Japanese cities to be destroyed by an atomic bomb towards the close of World War II.
On the 18th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Nyokodo, Nagai Takashi Museum, get engrossed in the history at Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum, examine the collection at Nagasaki Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims, then pause for some serene contemplation at Catholic Nakamachi Church, then get engrossed in the history at Nagasaki Museum of History and Culture, and finally contemplate the long history of Suwa Shrine.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Nagasaki sightseeing tool.

Traveling by combination of train, taxi, and flight from Izumo to Nagasaki takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, taxi, and flight; or drive. In June in Nagasaki, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Nagasaki

Museums Historic Sites
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Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum ©
Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum
Catholic Nakamachi Church ©
Catholic Nakamachi Church

3
nights
Tokyo, Japan

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes TOKYO Samurai Kembu as well as Takeshita Street. Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): stop by Pokemon Mega Center Tokyo and then wander the streets of Yanaka. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: shop like a local with Ginza, then visit Ueno, and then shop like a local with TOKYO Samurai Kembu.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Tokyo trip builder website.

Getting from Nagasaki to Tokyo by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Tokyo are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums
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Ueno ©
Ueno
Yanaka ©
Yanaka
Takeshita Street ©
Takeshita Street

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