15 days in Shizuoka Prefecture Itinerary

15 days in Shizuoka Prefecture Itinerary

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15 days in Shizuoka Prefecture Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly + Train:  11 h 45 min
1
Hamamatsu
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
2
Atami
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
3
Shimoda
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Fuji
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  12 h 45 min
End: Singapore

3
nights
Hamamatsu

Hamamatsu ©
An important industrial hub with a sizable immigrant population from South America, Hamamatsu has developed a taste for international cuisine and arts.
Step off the beaten path and head to Hamamatsu Museum of Musical Instruments and Hattasan Soneiji Temple. Museum-lovers will get to explore Shihesido Art House and Hamamatsu Air Park. Explore Hamamatsu's surroundings by going to Kakegawa (Kakegawa Castle & Kotonomama Hachimangu), Okuni Jinja Shrine (in Mori-machi) and Kasuisai Temple (in Fukuroi). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ryotan-ji Temple, look for gifts at Nukumori no Mori, explore the historical opulence of Hamamatsu Castle Tower Gate, and admire the masterpieces at Ryoun-ji Temple.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Hamamatsu online road trip planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Hamamatsu is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Hamamatsu due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in June, expect Hamamatsu to be little chillier, temps between 26°C and 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can take a train to Atami.

Things to do in Hamamatsu

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Kakegawa, Fukuroi, Okuni Jinja Shrine, Shizuoka castle
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Hattasan Soneiji Temple ©
Hattasan Soneiji Temple
Hamamatsu Museum of Musical Instruments ©
Ryotan-ji Temple ©
Ryotan-ji Temple

3
nights
Atami

Atami ©
With Atami's relative proximity to the nation's capital, this beach resort town draws its fair share of visitors--though holidays in Atami are not just a matter of convenience.
Let the collections at Izu Teddy Bear Museum and Izu Highland Stained Glass Museum capture your imagination. Explore hidden gems such as Kiunkaku and Atami Sun Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Atami: Izu (Toi Beach, Shuzen-ji Temple, & more), Ito (Izu Shaboten Zoo, Ikeda museum of 20th century art, & more) and Gempeigawa River (in Mishima). There's more to do: take some stellar pictures from Yamanaka Castle Ruins and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kinomiya Shrine.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Atami tour builder tool .

Getting from Hamamatsu to Atami by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. When traveling from Hamamatsu in June, plan for slightly colder days in Atami, with highs around 23°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Shimoda.

Things to do in Atami

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Ito, Izu, Mishima
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Mount Omuro ©
Mount Omuro
Izu Highland Stained Glass Museum ©
Izu Highland Stained Glass Museum
Atami Sun Beach ©
Atami Sun Beach

4
nights
Shimoda

Shimoda ©
On a trip to Shimoda, a small town nestled on the tip of the Izu peninsula, you can take advantage of the scenic sandy beaches and soak in the laid-back atmosphere.
Step off the beaten path and head to Shirahama Beach and Tatadohama Beach. Attractions like Kisami Ohama Beach and Iritahama Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with these side-trips from Shimoda: Matsuzaki-cho (Izunochohachi Museum & Jubun Iwashina Gakko), Inatori Hosono Kogen (in Higashiizu-cho) and Nishiizu-cho (Koganezaki, Futo Beach, & more). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Kujupama Beach, explore the activities along Okuiro Beach, head outdoors with Onohama Beach, and take an in-depth tour of Murakami Gasshozukuri Mingeikan.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Shimoda online trip itinerary builder .

You can take a train from Atami to Shimoda in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Atami in June, you will find days in Shimoda are somewhat warmer (27°C), and nights are about the same (24°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Fuji.

Things to do in Shimoda

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Minamiizu-cho, Nishiizu-cho, Matsuzaki-cho, Inatori Hosono Kogen, Izu Naranda no Sato Kawazu Heian Buddha Statue Pavilion
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Tatadohama Beach ©
Tatadohama Beach
Shirahama Beach ©
Shirahama Beach
Sotoura Beach ©
Sotoura Beach

4
nights
Fuji

Fuji ©
Fuji is a city in eastern Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Fujigawa Service Area - Inbound. Get some cultural insight at Shizuoka City Serizawa Keisuke Art Museum and Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art. Change things up with these side-trips from Fuji: Gotemba Premium Outlets (in Gotemba), Shizuoka (Miho Seacoast (Miho no Matsubara Beach) & Kunozan Toshogu Shrine) and Fujisan Hongu Sengen Taisha Shrine (in Fujinomiya). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Waketamaike Spring, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mishima Taisha, stop by Tago no Tsuki Honten, and see the interesting displays at Bernard Buffet Museum.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Fuji trip planner .

Drive from Shimoda to Fuji in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in June, and nighttime lows around 23°C. On the 27th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Fuji

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Shizuoka, Fujinomiya, Mishima Taisha, Gotemba Premium Outlets, Mihamasaki Cape
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Miho Seacoast (Miho no Matsubara Beach) ©
Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art ©
Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art