3 days in Nagano Prefecture Itinerary

3 days in Nagano Prefecture Itinerary

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3 days in Nagano Prefecture Itinerary

Start: Singapore
+2
Fly + Tram + Train:  12 h
1
Karuizawa-machi
— 1 night
Train:  30 min
2
Ueda
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Matsumoto
— 1 night
Train + Fly:  12 h 30 min
End: Singapore

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night
Karuizawa-machi

Karuizawa-machi ©
The only city in the world to have hosted both summer and winter Olympics, the resort town of Karuizawa-machi boasts clean air, impressive mountain scenery, and many outdoor activities and hot springs.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): take in the natural beauty of Tombo no Yu, admire the sheer force of Shiraito Falls, and then browse the different shops at Karuizawa prince shopping plaza.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Karuizawa-machi trip itinerary planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Karuizawa-machi is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Singapore to Karuizawa-machi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in November, expect Karuizawa-machi to be much colder, temps between 14°C and 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Ueda.

Things to do in Karuizawa-machi

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Shiraito Falls ©
Shiraito Falls
Karuizawa prince shopping plaza ©
Karuizawa prince shopping plaza

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Ueda

Ueda ©
Nestled at the start of Japan's "Romantic Road," the city of Ueda established itself in the 16th century as a prominent castle town.
On the 12th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Anrakuji Temple and then boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa.

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Ueda is just a stone's throw from Karuizawa-machi. In November, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can go by car to Matsumoto.

Things to do in Ueda

Historic Sites Spas
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Anrakuji Temple ©
Anrakuji Temple
Thermal Spas

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Matsumoto

Matsumoto ©
A castle town, Matsumoto possesses one of the best-preserved feudal structures in the country, and maintains its historical attractions and traditions while simultaneously exuding a modern, cosmopolitan charm.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): go for a walk through Matsumoto Castle.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Matsumoto day trip planner.

You can drive from Ueda to Matsumoto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. November in Matsumoto sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Matsumoto

Historic Sites
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Matsumoto Castle ©
Matsumoto Castle

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