12 days in Ishikawa Prefecture Itinerary

12 days in Ishikawa Prefecture Itinerary

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12 days in Ishikawa Prefecture Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  12​h
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  12​h 45​min
End: Singapore


An old castle town largely unspoiled during World War II, Kanazawa features well-preserved architecture spread across a range of districts.
Get some historical perspective at Higashichaya Old Town and Nomura Family Samurai House. Get some cultural insight at Kanazawa Castle and Nagamachi District. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Kenrokuen Garden, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ninja Temple, examine the collection at D. T. Suzuki Museum, and admire the masterpieces at 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Kanazawa trip planning app .

Singapore, Singapore to Kanazawa is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and train. Traveling from Singapore to Kanazawa, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Singapore in November; daily highs in Kanazawa reach 17°C and lows reach 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Wajima.

Things to do in Kanazawa

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Kenrokuen Garden
Kenrokuen Garden
Kanazawa Castle ©
Kanazawa Castle
Higashichaya Old Town ©
Higashichaya Old Town


Wajima ©
Situated in the isolated north of the hilly Noto Peninsula, Wajima attracts visitors with its many museums, festivals, and shops that showcase its rich cultural heritage.
Take a break from the city and head to Hachigasaki Beach and Kotogahama Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Wajima: Suzu (Suzu City Suzu Ware Museum & Mitsuke Beach) and Koiji Beach (in Noto-cho). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Shiroyone Semmaida, take in the exciting artwork at Wajima Kobo Nagaya, take in the pleasant sights at Makaki no Sato, and explore the world behind art at Wajima Lacquerware Center.

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Drive from Kanazawa to Wajima in 2 hours. When traveling from Kanazawa in November, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Wajima: temperatures range from 14°C by day to 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Hakui.

Things to do in Wajima

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Suzu, Koiji Beach, Noto Peninsula
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Suzu City Suzu Ware Museum ©
Suzu City Suzu Ware Museum
Wajima Kiriko Art Museum ©
Wajima Kiriko Art Museum
Juzo Shrine ©
Juzo Shrine


Hakui ©
Hakui is a city located in Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan. On the 24th (Sat), cruise along Chirihama Nagisa Driveway, then play a few rounds at Noto Country Club, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Shio Sakuranosato Kofun Park, and finally make a trip to Yama no Ryugujo.

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You can drive from Wajima to Hakui in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in November, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kaga.

Things to do in Hakui

Outdoors Golf Parks

Side Trip

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Chirihama Nagisa Driveway ©
Chirihama Nagisa Driveway
Noto Country Club ©
Noto Country Club


Kaga ©
Lying at the foot of one of Japan's holy volcanic mountains, the charming city of Kaga draws visitors with its onsens and lovely temples.
On the 25th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Amagozen Cape, admire the verdant scenery at Kakusenkei Gorge, and then take in the waterfront activity at Hashidate Fish Port Area.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Kaga trip site .

Getting from Hakui to Kaga by car takes about 1.5 hours. November in Kaga sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 8°C at night. On the 26th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Kaga

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Kakusenkei Gorge ©
Kakusenkei Gorge
Hattori Shrine ©
Hattori Shrine
Amagozen Cape ©
Amagozen Cape