48 days in Ehime Prefecture Itinerary

48 days in Ehime Prefecture Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Ehime Prefecture trip planner

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Route & dates

1
Matsuyama
— 12 nights
2
Ozu
— 7 nights
3
Uwajima
— 8 nights
4
Kumakogen-cho
— 8 nights
5
Saijo
— 9 nights

12
nights
Matsuyama

Matsuyama ©
Matsuyama features a number of historical sites and acts as a gateway for exploring the rest of Shikoku.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Taisanji Temple and Joruriji Temple. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Takahama Coast and Kashima Kaisuiyokujo. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Matsuyama: Futami Seaside Park Beach (in Iyo) and Imabari (Hoshinoura Seaside Park & Nibukawa Valley). Next up on the itinerary: visit Dogo Onsengai, take in the spiritual surroundings of Yu Shrine, step into the grandiose world of Matsuyama Castle, and see the interesting displays at Seki Museum.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Matsuyama day trip planning tool.

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Matsuyama is an approximately 34-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 12 hours traveling from Buenos Aires to Matsuyama. Traveling from Buenos Aires in January, things will get cooler in Matsuyama: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Ozu.

Things to do in Matsuyama

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Iyo, Tobe-cho, Imabari
Find places to stay Jan 14 — 26:
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Matsuyama Castle ©
Matsuyama Castle
Tsubaki Shrine ©
Tsubaki Shrine
Yu Shrine ©
Yu Shrine

7
nights
Ozu

Ozu ©
Ōzu is a Japanese city of about 48,000 inhabitants located in Ehime Prefecture.HistoryŌzu Castle is a castle in Ōzu. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Iyo Ozu Sukunahikona Shrine and Yuge Shrine. Get in touch with nature at Cape Sada Melody Line and Mitaki Valley. Explore Ozu's surroundings by going to Izumidani Terraces (in Uchiko-cho), Shimonada Station (in Iyo) and Seiyo (Meisekiji Temple & Shikoku Karst Onogahara). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shussekiji Temple, admire the landmark architecture of Former Katsudo Shashinkan, Asahikan, explore the historical opulence of Ozu Castle, and don't miss a visit to Streets in Yokaichi-Gokoku Areas.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Ozu trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Matsuyama to Ozu takes an hour. In January, daytime highs in Ozu are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Uwajima.

Things to do in Ozu

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Uchiko-cho, Seiyo, Ikata-cho, Shimonada Station, Yawatahama First Air-raid Shelter Trace
Find places to stay Jan 26 — Feb 2:
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Iyo Ozu Sukunahikona Shrine ©
Iyo Ozu Sukunahikona Shrine
Yuge Shrine ©
Yuge Shrine
Ozu Castle ©
Ozu Castle

8
nights
Uwajima

Uwajima ©
Uwajima is a city located in Ehime Prefecture, Japan.As of October 1, 2010, the city has an estimated population of 86,631 and a population density of 184.53 persons per km². Your inner history buff will appreciate Warei Shrine and Ryuko-in Temple. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Uwajima City Historical Museum and Inarizan Ryukoji Temple. Explore Uwajima's surroundings by going to Nijino Mori Koen Osakanakan (in Matsuno-cho), Ainan-cho (Shidenkai Museum, Uwakai Observatory Tower, &more) and Seiyo (Lake Nomura Dam & Museum of Ehime History and Culture). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Sada Misaki, visit Yusumizugaura Terrace Field, look for gifts at Michi-no-Eki Tsushima Yasuragi no Sato, and get outside with Uwajima City Bull Ring.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Uwajima online day trip planner.

You can drive from Ozu to Uwajima in an hour. February in Uwajima sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can go by car to Kumakogen-cho.

Things to do in Uwajima

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Ainan-cho, Seiyo, Nijino Mori Koen Osakanakan, Sada Misaki
Find places to stay Feb 2 — 10:
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Sada Misaki ©
Sada Misaki
Kaimei School ©
Kaimei School
Warei Shrine ©
Warei Shrine

8
nights
Kumakogen-cho

Kumakogen-cho ©
Get some cultural insight at Kaiganzan Iwayaji Temple and Daihō-ji Temple. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Omogo Valley and Shikoku Karst. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kumakogen-cho: Toon (Namekawakeikoku, Shirai Fall, &more).

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Kumakogen-cho trip planner.

You can drive from Uwajima to Kumakogen-cho in 2 hours. In February in Kumakogen-cho, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 18th (Mon), you'll travel to Saijo.

Things to do in Kumakogen-cho

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Toon
Find places to stay Feb 10 — 18:
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Shikoku Karst ©
Shikoku Karst
Daihō-ji Temple ©
Daihō-ji Temple
Mimidodake Rock ©
Mimidodake Rock

9
nights
Saijo

Saijo ©
Saijō is a city in Ehime Prefecture, Japan.DemographicsAs of December 31, 2013, the city has a population of 113,786. Get outdoors at Kamegamori Forest and Michi-no-Eki Tatara Shimanami Park. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Nishiyama Koryuji Temple and Zuioji Temple. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Saijo: Bessi Dozan Memorial Museum (in Niihama), Shikokuchuo (Senryuji Temple & Sankaku Shrine) and Imabari (Thermal Spas, Kurushima Kaikyo Bridge, &more). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Central Shrine of Ishizuchi Jinja, hit the slopes at Ishizuchi Ski & Snowboard Resort, contemplate the waterfront views at Kamogawa River, and head outdoors with Kamegamori Road.

To find out how to plan a trip to Saijo, use our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Kumakogen-cho to Saijo in 2 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Saijo can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Saijo

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Imabari, Niihama, Shikokuchuo
Find places to stay Feb 18 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Mt. Ishizuchi ©
Mt. Ishizuchi
Yokomineji ©
Yokomineji
Nankobo ©
Nankobo