50 days in Japan Itinerary

50 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Nikko
— 3 nights
2
Sapporo
— 2 nights
3
Shari-cho
— 3 nights
4
Nagasaki
— 2 nights
5
Miyakojima
— 4 nights
6
Ishigaki
— 3 nights
7
Nanjo
— 2 nights
8
Onna-son
— 2 nights
9
Yakushima-cho
— 3 nights
10
Takachiho-cho
— 2 nights
11
Hiroshima
— 3 nights
12
Matsue
— 4 nights
13
Kyoto
— 4 nights
14
Takayama
— 2 nights
15
Kanazawa
— 5 nights
16
Nagano
— 2 nights
17
Tokyo
— 2 nights

3
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Nikko

Nikko ©
A gateway to a sprawling and diverse national park, a center of Shinto spiritualism and place of Buddhist worship, an emblem of the riches and dominance of the Tokugawa shogunate: Nikko means many things to many people.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Yomeimon (Main Gate) and Kirifuri Highlands Kisuge Plain. Take a break from the city and head to Mt. Nantai and Odashirogahara. Step out of Nikko to go to Kanuma and see Furumine Jinja, which is approximately 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Taiyuimbyo Shrine, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chuzenji Temple, make a trip to The Sorin-to, and admire the sheer force of Urami Waterfall.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Nikko day trip app.

San Juan, Puerto Rico to Nikko is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from San Juan to Nikko, you'll lose 13 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from San Juan in July: highs in Nikko hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Sapporo.

Things to do in Nikko

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Furumine Jinja
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Mt. Nantai ©
Mt. Nantai
Yomeimon (Main Gate) ©
Yomeimon (Main Gate)
Taiyuimbyo Shrine ©
Taiyuimbyo Shrine

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Sapporo

Sapporo ©
A modern, bustling city known for its beer brewery, Sapporo attracts millions of visitors with its Snow Festival, during which elaborate ice and snow sculptures are exhibited all over town.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Sapporo Clock Tower, get engrossed in the history at Hokkaido Museum Morino Charenga, get engrossed in the history at Historical Village of Hokkaido (Kaitaku-no Mura), thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Earth Dream Kakuyama Farm, thensteep yourself in history at The Site of Temiya Line, and finally examine the collection at Otaru-shi General Museum. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Former Hokkaido Government Office Building, examine the collection at The Hokkaido University Museum, make a trip to Hokkaido University Agricultural Department Farm 2, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Fushimi Inari Shrine, thensteep yourself in history at Former Residence of Kuroiwa Family, and finally explore the world behind art at Sapporo Art Museum.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Sapporo day trip planning website.

Getting from Nikko to Sapporo by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Nikko in July, expect Sapporo to be a bit cooler, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Shari-cho.

Things to do in Sapporo

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Otaru, Earth Dream Kakuyama Farm
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The Hokkaido University Museum ©
The Hokkaido University Museum
Sapporo Art Museum ©
Sapporo Art Museum
Fushimi Inari Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari Shrine

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Shari-cho

Shari-cho ©
Tourism in Shari-cho, a small town situated on Hokkaido's eastern tip, flourishes mainly because of its immediate proximity to the Shiretoko World Heritage Site.
Get some cultural insight at Kita no Alp Art Museum and Raiun Shrine. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Oshin Koshin Falls. Change things up with a short trip to Sakura Falls in Kiyosato-cho (about 1h 15 min away). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Shiretoko Peninsula, take in the dramatic scenery at Sandan no Taki Fall, delve into the lush surroundings at Shiretoko 100 Square-Meter Trust Forest, and explore the striking landscape at Godzilla Rock.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Shari-cho holiday maker site.

You can fly from Sapporo to Shari-cho in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Sapporo in July since evenings lows in Shari-cho dip to °C. You will leave for Nagasaki on the 20th (Mon).

Things to do in Shari-cho

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Sakura Falls, Shiretoko Peninsula
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Oshin Koshin Falls ©
Oshin Koshin Falls
Shiretoko Peninsula ©
Shiretoko Peninsula
Shiretoko World Heritage Conservation Center ©

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Nagasaki

Nagasaki ©
The hilly port city of Nagasaki has become known internationally as one of the two Japanese cities to be destroyed by an atomic bomb towards the close of World War II.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): examine the collection at Nagasaki Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims, explore the world behind art at Nagasaki Prefectural Art Museum, thenexamine the collection at Nagasaki Shipyard Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catholic Nakamachi Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Nagasaki Museum of History and Culture, steep yourself in history at Suwa Shrine, contemplate the long history of Nyokodo, Nagai Takashi Museum, thenget engrossed in the history at Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum, thenexamine the collection at Endo Shusaku Literary Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Shitsu Church.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Nagasaki trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Shari-cho to Nagasaki takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. In July, Nagasaki is somewhat warmer than Shari-cho - with highs of °C and lows of °C. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Miyakojima.

Things to do in Nagasaki

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Catholic Nakamachi Church ©
Catholic Nakamachi Church
Suwa Shrine ©
Suwa Shrine

4
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Miyakojima

Miyakojima
A city jurisdiction formed after the merger of several towns in 2005, Miyakojima spans six linked-up islands.
Explore hidden gems such as Yabiji and Higashi Hennazaki Lighthouse. Your inner history buff will appreciate Tomb of Chirimaya Tuimiya and Harimizu Utaki. There's much more to do: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, head outdoors with Marine Leisure Sports of Shigira Beach House, examine the collection at Miyakojima City Traditional Crafts Center, and kick back and relax at Nagamahama Beach Coast.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Miyakojima trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Nagasaki to Miyakojima takes 6 hours. July in Miyakojima sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Ishigaki.

Things to do in Miyakojima

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Yabiji
Yabiji
Kayaking & Canoeing
Higashi Hennazaki Lighthouse ©
Higashi Hennazaki Lighthouse

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nights
Ishigaki

Ishigaki ©
Ishigaki, the most populous island in the chain, features the country's southernmost city and acts as a transport hub for exploring the landmasses that surround.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Nawa Insect Museum Haimurubushi and National Astronomical Observatory of Japan-Vera Ishigaki Island Observatory Station. Discover out-of-the-way places like Barasu Island and Kabira Ishizaki Manta Scramble. Step out of Ishigaki to go to Kuro-shima and see Nakamoto Beach, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. There's much more to do: visit a coastal fixture at Cape Hirakubozaki, Head underground at Ishigaki Island Limestone Cave, appreciate the extensive heritage of Island Countryside Settlement, and take in the awesome beauty at Nosoko Mape.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Ishigaki online vacation planner.

Getting from Miyakojima to Ishigaki by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 29th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Nanjo.

Things to do in Ishigaki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Taketomi-jima, Nakamoto Beach, Nawa Insect Museum Haimurubushi, Barasu Island
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Kabira Ishizaki Manta Scramble ©
Kabira Ishizaki Manta Scramble
Cape Hirakubozaki ©
Cape Hirakubozaki
Island Countryside Settlement ©
Island Countryside Settlement

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Nanjo

Nanjo ©
With a long Pacific coastline, Nanjo offers fantastic views of the ocean from high cliffs covered with lush greenery, as well as from its long sandy beaches.
On the 29th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Tamagusuku Castle Ruin, step into the grandiose world of Ruins of Kakihana Castle, and then step into the grandiose world of The Itokazu castle ruin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Thu): head off the coast to Komaka-jima, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kudakajima Yohaijo, contemplate the long history of Sefa-Utaki, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sangui, thenhead outdoors with Azama Sun Sun Beach, and finally step into the grandiose world of Chinen Castle Ruins.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Nanjo vacation planning app.

You can fly from Ishigaki to Nanjo in 4 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Onna-son.

Things to do in Nanjo

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Okinawa Prefecture Karate Museum, Haebaru Town Museum
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Komaka-jima ©
Komaka-jima
Sefa-Utaki ©
Sefa-Utaki
Valley of Gangala ©
Valley of Gangala

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Onna-son

Located on the coast in the middle of the island, Onna-son has become known for its beaches and seaside economy.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): explore the fascinating underground world of Blue Cave, thenmake a trip to Cape Maeda, thenlook for gifts at Onna Station Nakayukui Market, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Cape Manzamo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sat): kick back and relax at Sun Marina Beach, kick back and relax at Diamond Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Tiger Beach, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shirumichu, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Nakadomari Ruins.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Onna-son trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Nanjo to Onna-son takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time for travel to Yakushima-cho.

Things to do in Onna-son

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Shirumichu, Kayaking & Canoeing
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Shirumichu ©
Shirumichu
Onnason Museum ©
Onnason Museum

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Yakushima-cho

Yakushima-cho ©
A popular destination for Japanese tourists, Kumage-gun Yakushima-cho is a true paradise for nature lovers, with over 1,900 species and subspecies of plants.
Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Yakushima Environmental Culture Village Center, thenkick back and relax at Isso Beach, thendiscover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally delve into the distant past at Ruins of Kosugidani Village.

For traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Yakushima-cho trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Onna-son to Yakushima-cho takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 5th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Takachiho-cho.

Things to do in Yakushima-cho

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
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Isso Beach ©
Isso Beach
Yakusugi Land ©
Yakusugi Land

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Takachiho-cho

Takachiho-cho ©
The mountain town of Takachiho-cho remains a place of great importance to Japan's spiritual and natural heritage, and the point where these two things intersect.
On the 5th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kaguraden, thentake in breathtaking views at Takachiho Gorge, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Amanomanai. On the 6th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Takachiho Museum of History and Folklore, explore the striking landscape at Tokubetsuto Rice Terraces, admire the sheer force of Tamatare Falls, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Takachiho Shrine, thensteep yourself in history at Kushifuru Shrine, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Aratate Shrine.

For reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Takachiho-cho holiday planner.

Getting from Yakushima-cho to Takachiho-cho by combination of ferry and car takes about 8 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of ferry, train, and taxi. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Takachiho-cho

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Heitate Shrine, Hiibachi Falls, Unokono-taki
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Takachiho Gorge ©
Takachiho Gorge
Takachiho Shrine ©
Takachiho Shrine
Amano Iwato Shrine ©
Amano Iwato Shrine

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Hiroshima

Hiroshima ©
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Get outdoors at Miyajima and Ini Rice Terraces. Your inner history buff will appreciate Daishoin Temple and Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hiroshima: Hatsukaichi (Itsukushima Shrine, Itsukushima Shrine Torii, &more), JMSDF Kure Museum (in Kure) and Former Naval Academy (in Etajima). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Mazda Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Yamaguchi Flower Land, step into the grandiose world of Hiroshima Castle, and pause for some photo ops at Memorial Tower to the Mobilized Students.

Planning Hiroshima trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Getting from Takachiho-cho to Hiroshima by combination of taxi and train takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daily temperatures in Hiroshima can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can drive to Matsue.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Hatsukaichi, JMSDF Kure Museum, Ini Rice Terraces, Mazda Museum, Former Naval Academy
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JMSDF Kure Museum ©
JMSDF Kure Museum
Daishoin Temple ©
Daishoin Temple
Mitaki Temple ©
Mitaki Temple

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Matsue

Matsue ©
Matsue sits on the banks of the Ohashi-gawa river, channeling its waters through a series of canals and rivers that add much to the scenic aspect of the urban area.
Get some historical perspective at Susa Shrine and Miho Shrine. Adachi Museum of Art and Shoji Ueda Museum of Photography will appeal to museum buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Daisen-cho (Muki Banda Remains, Daisen, &more), Izumo (Hinomisaki Shrine, Kojindani Ruin, &more) and Oni no Shitaburui (in Okuizumo-cho). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mitokusan Sanbutuji Temple, relax and rejuvenate at Yunotsu Onsen, explore the historical opulence of Matsue Castle, and get to know the fascinating history of Yakumotatsu Fudokinooka.

Discover how to plan a Matsue trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Hiroshima to Matsue takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Kyoto.

Things to do in Matsue

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Izumo, Daisen-cho, Oda, Shoji Ueda Museum of Photography, Suga Shrine
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Susa Shrine ©
Susa Shrine
Adachi Museum of Art ©
Adachi Museum of Art
Hinomisaki Shrine ©
Hinomisaki Shrine

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Kyoto

Kyoto ©
The national capital for over a thousand years, Kyoto retains much of the charm of old Japan, boasting numerous temples and shrines that seem completely untouched by the modern world.
Kiyomizu-dera Temple and Kennin-ji Temple will appeal to history buffs. Explore hidden gems such as Tenryuji Temple and Hikone Castle. Explore Kyoto's surroundings by going to Koya-cho (Koyasan Danjo Garan, Kongobu-ji Temple, &more), Nara National Museum (in Nara) and Mimurotoji Temple (in Uji). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shimogamo Jinja, take in nature's colorful creations at Nanzen-ji Temple, take a stroll through Pontocho District, and contemplate the long history of Tofuku-ji Temple.

To see traveler tips and tourist information, use the Kyoto route planning site.

Traveling by car from Matsue to Kyoto takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. August in Kyoto sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Takayama.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Koya-cho, Hikone Castle, Nara National Museum, Mimurotoji Temple
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Tenryuji Temple ©
Tenryuji Temple
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Eikando Zenrinji Temple ©
Eikando Zenrinji Temple

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Takayama

Takayama ©
Hidden high up in the Japanese Alps, Takayama remained largely cut off from the rest of Japan for centuries, allowing the local culture to grow in relative isolation.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): admire the striking features of Takayama City Hall, thenexamine the collection at Takayama Showa Museum, and then visit Sanmachi Suji. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Shirakabe Dozogai, don't miss a visit to The Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go Gassho Style Houses, contemplate the long history of Kanda house, thenlearn more about the world around you at Hida Minzoka Mura Folk Village (Hida no Sato), thenindulge your thirst for a good beer at Funasaka Shuzo Brewery, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Hida Great Limestone Cave and Ohashi Collection Kan Museum.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Takayama vacation planning site.

Drive from Kyoto to Takayama in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Kyoto, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Takayama, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can go by car to Kanazawa.

Things to do in Takayama

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Shirakawa-mura, Shirakabe Dozogai, Osakacho Waterfalls
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Takayama Showa Museum ©
Takayama Showa Museum
Kanda house ©
Kanda house

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Kanazawa

Kanazawa ©
An old castle town largely unspoiled during World War II, Kanazawa features well-preserved architecture spread across a range of districts.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ainokura Gassho Community and Gokayama. Visit Suganuma Gassho Community and Natadera Temple for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kanazawa: Tateyama-machi (Shomyo Falls & Bijodaira), Toyama (Toyama Glass Art Museum & Yatsuo no Machinami) and Shirayama Hime Shrine (in Hakusan). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Ishikawa Aviation Plaza, get engrossed in the history at Old Site of Takada Family in Kaga-han, step into the grandiose world of Maruoka Castle, and pause for some serene contemplation at Kanazawa Catholic Church.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Kanazawa trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Takayama to Kanazawa in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In August in Kanazawa, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 25th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Nagano.

Things to do in Kanazawa

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Nanto, Komatsu, Tateyama-machi, Toyama, Sugisawa no Sawasugi
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Ainokura Gassho Community ©
Ainokura Gassho Community
Suganuma Gassho Community ©
Suganuma Gassho Community
Gokayama ©
Gokayama

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Nagano

Nagano ©
Near the confluence of the Chikuma and Sai rivers, Nagano combines historic sites with nearby forested alps dotted with shrines.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Myogyo-ji Temple, tee off at Myoko Kogen, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ganshoin Temple, thencontemplate the long history of Sanada House, and finally contemplate the long history of Matsushiro. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Kaminaridaki Falls, see the interesting displays at Mizuno Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Togakushi Jinja Hokosha, thenget engrossed in the history at Togakushi Folk Museum Togakushi Ninja Museum, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Togakushi Shrine Okusha, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Zenko-ji Temple.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Nagano travel route planner.

Traveling by train from Kanazawa to Nagano takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Nagano are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 27th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Tokyo.

Things to do in Nagano

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ganshoin Temple, Kaminaridaki Falls, Myoko Kogen
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Togakushi Shrine Okusha ©
Togakushi Shrine Okusha
Myoko Kogen ©
Myoko Kogen
Togakushi Jinja Hokosha ©
Togakushi Jinja Hokosha

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Tokyo

Tokyo ©
Tokyo holds the status of most populous metropolitan area in the world--a fact you'll find tangible as you walk the bustling streets and explore its diverse neighborhoods and cultures.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Takao, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shibamata Taishakuten (Taishakuten Daikyoji Temple), and then get engrossed in the history at Tokyo National Museum The Heiseikan. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Hokokuji Temple (Takedera Temple), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Meigetsuin (Hydrangea Temple), admire the masterpieces at The National Art Center, Tokyo, admire the masterpieces at 21 21 DESIGN SIGHT, thenstop by Ueno District, and finally contemplate the long history of Nezu Shrine.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Tokyo trip itinerary maker tool.

Take a train from Nagano to Tokyo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 29th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Kamakura, Mt. Takao
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Hokokuji Temple (Takedera Temple) ©
Hokokuji Temple (Takedera Temple)
Nezu Shrine ©
Nezu Shrine
Asakusa Shrine ©
Asakusa Shrine

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