36 days in Yamanashi Prefecture Itinerary

36 days in Yamanashi Prefecture Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Yamanashi Prefecture attractions planner

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Hokuto
— 13 nights
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Yamanashi
— 12 nights
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Yamanakako-mura
— 10 nights

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Hokuto

Hokuto ©
The small city of Hokuto sits amid some big scenery.
Venture out of the city with trips to Matsumoto (Matsumoto City Art Museum & Matsumoto Castle), Shosenkyo (in Kofu) and Karuizawa-machi (Kyukaruizawa Ginza-dori, Kumoba Pond, &more). There's lots more to do: sample the fine beverages at Suntory Hakushu Distillery, walk around Makiba Park, explore the activities along Verdant Garden Verga, and take in the dramatic scenery at Shojigataki Falls.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Hokuto road trip website.

Tokyo to Hokuto is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Hokuto are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Yamanashi.

Things to do in Hokuto

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Karuizawa-machi, Matsumoto, Kurumayama Highland, Suwa Shrine, Shosenkyo
Find places to stay Jul 27 — Aug 9:
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Matsumoto Castle ©
Matsumoto Castle
Suntory Hakushu Distillery ©
Suntory Hakushu Distillery
Doryuno Falls ©
Doryuno Falls

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Yamanashi

Yamanashi ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Yamanashi: Nagatoro-machi (Nagatoro Iwadatami Rocks, Okumiya, &more), Chichibu (Chichibu Imamiya Shrine, Hijiri Shrine, &more) and Daibsatsrei (in Koshu).

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Yamanashi online journey planner.

You can drive from Hokuto to Yamanashi in an hour. When traveling from Hokuto in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Yamanashi: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Yamanakako-mura.

Things to do in Yamanashi

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Koshu, Chichibu, Nagatoro-machi, Marugami Falls
Find places to stay Aug 9 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Yamanashi Fuehukigawa Fruit Park ©
Yamanashi Fuehukigawa Fruit Park
Spas
Mt. Kentoku ©
Mt. Kentoku

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Yamanakako-mura

Yamanakako-mura ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Yamanakako-mura: Kamakura (Hase-dera Temple, Kōtoku-in, &more), Fujikawaguchiko-machi (Kawaguchiko Music Forest Museum, Lake Kawaguchi, &more) and Sankeien Gardens (in Yokohama). Pack the 25th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Fuji-Q Highland.

Plan a trip to Yamanakako-mura easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

You can drive from Yamanashi to Yamanakako-mura in 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Yamanakako-mura

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fujiyoshida, Fujikawaguchiko-machi, Kamakura, Oshino-mura, Gotemba Premium Outlets
Find places to stay Aug 21 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Lake Kawaguchi ©
Lake Kawaguchi
Kōtoku-in ©
Kōtoku-in
Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine ©
Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine