24 days in Yamanashi Prefecture Itinerary

24 days in Yamanashi Prefecture Itinerary

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24 days in Yamanashi Prefecture Itinerary

Start: Manila, Luzon
Fly + Drive:  10​h 45​min
1
Yamanakako-mura
— 9 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Minobu-cho
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Kofu
— 10 nights
Drive + Fly:  11​h
End: Manila, Luzon

9
nights
Yamanakako-mura

Yamanakako-mura ©
Get some cultural insight at Kitaguchi Hongu Fuji Sengen Jinja Shrine and Kawaguchiko Muse Museum, Atae Yuki Bldg.. Step out of the city life by going to Verdant Garden Verga and Doryuno Falls. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Yamanakako-mura: Hokuto (Jisso-ji Temple, Kawamata Higashi Canyon Shizen Kansatsuen, & more) and Fujikawaguchiko-machi (Lake Kawaguchi, Ide Sake Brewery, & more).

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Yamanakako-mura trip itinerary planning site .

Manila, Philippines to Yamanakako-mura is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Manila to Yamanakako-mura, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manila in October, you will find days in Yamanakako-mura are cooler (19°C), and nights are a bit cooler (17°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Minobu-cho.

Things to do in Yamanakako-mura

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Hokuto, Fujikawaguchiko-machi, Fujiyoshida, Hannoki Forest Museum / Sokonuke Pond
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Lake Kawaguchi ©
Lake Kawaguchi
Hirayama Ikuo Silk Road Museum ©
Hirayama Ikuo Silk Road Museum
Jisso-ji Temple ©
Jisso-ji Temple

4
nights
Minobu-cho

Minobu-cho ©
Get outdoors at Mt. Minobu and Yashajin Toge. Grave of Nichirenshoto Gosoan and The Yunooku Museum of Gold Mining History are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Minobu-cho: Nirasaki (Nirasaki Omura Art Museum & Takeda Hachimangu), Manami Alps Sangaku Shashinkan Shirahata Shiro Kinenkan (in Hayakawa-cho) and Mt. Kitadake (in Minami Alps).

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Minobu-cho trip itinerary builder app .

Getting from Yamanakako-mura to Minobu-cho by car takes about 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Minobu-cho can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Kofu.

Things to do in Minobu-cho

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Nirasaki, Hayakawa-cho, Minami Alps
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Mt. Minobu ©
Mt. Minobu
Kuon-ji Temple ©
Kuon-ji Temple
Takeda Hachimangu ©
Takeda Hachimangu

10
nights
Kofu

Kofu ©
Old historic castles and Shinto shrines dominate the sightseeing in Kofu, a city fringed by mountains on all sides.
Take a break from the city and head to Nishizawa Valley and Shosenkyo. Get some historical perspective at Erin-ji Temple and Jiun-ji Temple. Venture out of the city with trips to Koshu (Marufuji Winery, Daiszenji Temple, & more), Hoju-in Temple (in Ichikawamisato-cho) and Fuefuki (Kai Kokubun-ji Temple Ruins, Fuefuki Togenkyo, & more). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Yamanashi Prefectural Museum of Art, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Entakuji Temple, examine the collection at Yamanashi Prefectural Museum Kajiam, and step into the grandiose world of Kofu Castle.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Kofu trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Minobu-cho to Kofu by car takes about an hour. In October, daytime highs in Kofu are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. On the 31st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kofu

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Fuefuki, Koshu, Yamanashi, Minami Alps, Suntory Tominooka Winery
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Yamanashi Prefectural Museum of Art ©
Daiszenji Temple ©
Daiszenji Temple
Shosenkyokageenomori Museum ©
Shosenkyokageenomori Museum