57 days in Japan Itinerary

57 days in Japan Itinerary

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Fly to Fukuoka Airport, Drive to Hiji-machi
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Hiji-machi
— 2 nights
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Beppu
— Few hours
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Yufu
— 2 nights
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Kokonoe-machi
— 1 night
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Miyazaki
— 2 nights
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Kanoya
— 1 night
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Kagoshima
— 2 nights
Train
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Nagasaki
— 1 night
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Nishisonogi-gun
— 1 night
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Saikai
— 1 night
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Sasebo
— 3 nights
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Saga
— 1 night
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Karatsu
— 2 nights
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Fukuoka
— 1 night
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Kitakyushu
— 3 nights
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Shimonoseki
— 1 night
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Hiroshima
— 1 night
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Kure
— 1 night
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Onomichi
— 1 night
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Fukuyama
— 2 nights
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Kurashiki
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Okayama
— 8 nights
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Tokushima
— 2 nights
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Takamatsu
— 3 nights
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Sakaide
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Mitoyo
— 1 night
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Shikokuchuo
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— 2 nights
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Hiji-machi

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Honolulu, USA to Hiji-machi is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 19 hours traveling from Honolulu to Hiji-machi. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Honolulu in October: high temperatures in Hiji-machi hover around 72°F and lows are around 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Beppu.

Things to do in Hiji-machi

Theme Parks · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 8 — 10:

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Beppu

The resort town of Beppu puts the geothermal nature of the region to good use.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): walk around Beppu Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Beppu Tower, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Umi Jigoku, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Kamado Jigoku, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Shidakako Lake.

To see photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Beppu trip itinerary planning site.

Beppu is just a stone's throw from Hiji-machi. In October, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Yufu.

Things to do in Beppu

Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Oct 10 — 11:

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Yufu

Discover widely renowned onsens on a tour of Yufu, a tranquil town overlooked by a two-peaked mountain.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Takachiho Gorge, Yufuin Area, Lake Kinrin, and other attractions you added.

To find maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Yufu travel site.

You can drive from Beppu to Yufu in an hour. Another option is to take a train. In October in Yufu, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 63°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Kokonoe-machi.

Things to do in Yufu

Parks · Nature · Baths · Spas

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 10 — 12:

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Kokonoe-machi

Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Sendo Falls, take in the views from Kokonoe Yume Otsurihashi Bridge, then explore the striking landscape at Handa Highland, and finally identify plant and animal life at Tadewara Wetlands.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Kokonoe-machi road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Yufu to Kokonoe-machi takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in October, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Miyazaki.

Things to do in Kokonoe-machi

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Find places to stay Oct 12 — 13:

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Miyazaki

Enjoying some of the warmest weather on Japan's main islands, Miyazaki thrived as a resort town in the 1980s, with hotels, beaches, and seafood restaurants galore.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Miyazaki Art Center as well as Phoenix Seagaia Resort. Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): make a trip to Phoenix Seagaia Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: get into the urban bustle at Miyazaki Art Center and then stop by AEON MALL Miyazaki.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Miyazaki online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Kokonoe-machi to Miyazaki takes 4 hours. In October in Miyazaki, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 64°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can go by car to Kanoya.

Things to do in Miyazaki

Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 13 — 15:

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Kanoya

Kanoya is a city in Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): find something for the whole family at Kirishimagaoka Park, then admire the natural beauty at Kanoya Rose Garden, and then see the interesting displays at Kanoya Air Base Museum.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Kanoya trip builder.

Getting from Miyazaki to Kanoya by car takes about 2 hours. In October, daytime highs in Kanoya are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Kagoshima.

Things to do in Kanoya

Parks · Museums · Theme Parks · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Oct 15 — 16:

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Kagoshima

Naples of the East

Kagoshima sits across the bay from Sakurajima, an active volcano that serves as a symbol of the city and works its way into many aspects of life here.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): get impressive views of Sakurajima. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Kagoshima Chuo Station, make a trip to Tenmonkan, then make a trip to Chiran Samurai Residence Garden, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Kagoshima City Aquarium, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at AMU PLAZA KAGOSHIMA.

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You can drive from Kanoya to Kagoshima in 2 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Kanoya in October since evenings lows in Kagoshima dip to 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can take a train to Nagasaki.

Things to do in Kagoshima

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 16 — 18:

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Nagasaki

City of Peace

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.
On the 18th (Sun), take in nature's colorful creations at Glover Garden, see the interesting displays at Dejima, explore the wide array of goods at Nagasaki Hamaya, then walk around Nakashimagawa Park, then examine the collection at Nagasaki Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims, and finally get engrossed in the history at Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Nagasaki online tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Kagoshima to Nagasaki by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. In October, daily temperatures in Nagasaki can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Nishisonogi-gun.

Things to do in Nagasaki

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 18 — 19:

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Nishisonogi-gun

Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): pause for some photo ops at 26 Christian Martyrs Landing Site.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Nishisonogi-gun day trip planner.

Nishisonogi-gun is just a short distance from Nagasaki. In October, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Saikai.
Find places to stay Oct 19 — 20:
Highlights from your trip

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Saikai

On the 20th (Tue), Head underground at Nanatsugama Limestone Cave, then get to know the resident critters at Nagasaki Bio Park, and then take in the pleasant sights at Nagasaki Holland Village.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Saikai trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Nishisonogi-gun to Saikai takes an hour. October in Saikai sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Sasebo.

Things to do in Saikai

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature
Find places to stay Oct 20 — 21:

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Sasebo

With its U.S.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Maritime Self-Defense Force Sasebo Museum, Kujukushima Aquarium Umikirara, Kujukushima Pearl Sea Resort, and other attractions you added. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Tenkaiho, enjoy breathtaking views from Mt. Yumiharidake Observation Deck, and pause for some serene contemplation at Miuracho Catholic Church.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Sasebo road trip planner.

You can drive from Saikai to Sasebo in an hour. In October in Sasebo, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 63°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Sat) before leaving for Saga.

Things to do in Sasebo

Museums · Theme Parks · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Oct 21 — 24:

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Saga

Saga is the capital city of Saga Prefecture, located on the island of Kyushu, Japan.Saga was the capital of Saga Domain in the Edo period, and largest city of former Hizen Province.As of February 28, 2017, the city has an estimated population of 234,453 and a population density of 543 persons per km². Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): stroll through Yoshinogari Historical Park, take an in-depth tour of Saga Castle Hommaru History Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Mietsu Naval Dock.

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

Traveling by car from Sasebo to Saga takes 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Saga can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Karatsu.

Things to do in Saga

Historic Sites · Parks · Classes · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 24 — 25:

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Karatsu

The coastal city of Karatsu has long held importance for trade with China and the Korean Peninsula.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Former Takatori House, then contemplate the long history of Nagoya Castle Ruins, and then explore the activities along Nanatsugama Caves. On the next day, enjoy breathtaking views from Mt. Kagamiyama West Observation Deck, then make a trip to Nijino Matsubara, and then explore the historical opulence of Karatsu Castle.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Karatsu trip builder website.

You can drive from Saga to Karatsu in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Saga in October, expect a bit warmer with lows of 69°F in Karatsu. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Fukuoka.

Things to do in Karatsu

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Find places to stay Oct 25 — 27:

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Fukuoka

City of Yatai

The largest city on the island, Fukuoka formed through the merger of two former cities that had grown up either side of the Naka River.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): take in panoramic vistas at Fukuoka Tower, go for a walk through Ohori Park, explore the world behind art at Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, then browse the different shops at Tenjin Underground Shopping Center, and finally admire the striking features of Hakata Station.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Fukuoka trip builder.

Traveling by car from Karatsu to Fukuoka takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Karatsu in October, expect little chillier with lows of 61°F in Fukuoka. On the 28th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Kitakyushu.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 27 — 28:

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Kitakyushu

An important gateway for trade and travel between Honshu and Kyushu, the city of Kitakyushu has an old industrial waterfront and provides access to a number of natural sites across the wider region.
Kitakyushu is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Kokura Castle, admire the striking features of Kitakyushu International Friendship Memorial Library, get a new perspective on nature at Kitakyushu Museum of Natural History & Human History, and examine the collection at Kyushu Railway History Museum.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Kitakyushu vacation maker tool.

Traveling by car from Fukuoka to Kitakyushu takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can go by car to Shimonoseki.

Things to do in Kitakyushu

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Oct 28 — 31:

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Shimonoseki

Fugu Capital

A bustling port town noted as the site of two major battles in Japan's history, Shimonoseki also attracts gourmands as the world capital of the potentially poisonous pufferfish, or fugu--prepared only by licensed chefs and considered a delicacy.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): snap pictures at Kanmon Bridge, make a trip to Kanmon Tunnel for Humans (Shimonoseki Side), take in the history at The Site of Dannoura Battlefield, then walk around Mimosusogawa Park, then visit Karato market, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Kaikyo Yume Tower.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Shimonoseki trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kitakyushu to Shimonoseki takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Shimonoseki can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can catch the train to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Shimonoseki

Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 31 — Nov 1:

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Hiroshima

City of Peace

Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Hiroshima Castle, pause for some photo ops at Memorial Tower to the Mobilized Students, steep yourself in history at Atomic Bomb Dome, then take an in-depth tour of Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, and finally make a trip to Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Hiroshima online driving holiday planner.

You can take a train from Shimonoseki to Hiroshima in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In November, daily temperatures in Hiroshima can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Kure.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Nov 1 — 2:

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Kure

The port city of Kure possesses a rich history of shipbuilding, and has served as a major naval base since the 19th century.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): walk around Ondonoseto Park, walk around Areikarasukojima Park, then examine the collection at Yamato Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at JMSDF Kure Museum.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Kure trip planner.

Drive from Hiroshima to Kure in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or ride a ferry. In November in Kure, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 49°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Tue) before leaving for Onomichi.

Things to do in Kure

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 2 — 3:

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Onomichi

A port city next to the inland sea, Onomichi maintains a small-town feel and a domestic reputation for well-preserved landmarks, quiet streets, and traditions.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): take in the views from Shinonomichio Bridge, stroll around Senkoji & Senkoji Park, and then take in panoramic vistas at Mt. Kiro Observatory Park.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Onomichi holiday planning app.

You can drive from Kure to Onomichi in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Traveling from Kure in November, expect nights in Onomichi to be about the same, around 46°F, while days are slightly colder, around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to drive to Fukuyama.

Things to do in Onomichi

Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 3 — 4:

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Fukuyama

City of Roses

A trip to Fukuyama, a riverside city known for its fragrant roses, is not complete without a visit to its main attraction, a quaint port village lined with old wooden houses and fishing boats.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): step off the mainland to explore Sensui Island and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tomo no Ura. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Hiroshima Prefectural Museum of History, explore the historical opulence of Fukuyama Castle, explore the historical opulence of Fukuyama Castle Musem, then examine the collection at Fukuyama Auto & Clock Museum, and finally get in on the family fun at Miroku no sato.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Fukuyama trip builder.

Traveling by car from Onomichi to Fukuyama takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 57°F in November, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Kurashiki.

Things to do in Fukuyama

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 4 — 6:

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Kurashiki

A town once known for its industriousness, today Kurashiki enjoys a reputation for its architecture and art.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Ohara Museum of Art, then take in nature's colorful creations at Shinkeien, then examine the collection at Kurabo Memorial Hall, and finally browse the different shops at Mitsui Outlet Park Kurashiki. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Bitchu Matsuyama Castle Onegoya Ruins, then step into the grandiose world of Bitchu Matsuyama Castle, then get to know the fascinating history of Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter, and finally see the interesting displays at Japanese Rural Toy Museum.

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Traveling by car from Fukuyama to Kurashiki takes an hour. November in Kurashiki sees daily highs of 59°F and lows of 44°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Okayama.

Things to do in Kurashiki

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 6 — 8:

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Okayama

A major transit hub in western Japan, Okayama provides a convenient mid-point between Kyoto, Osaka, and Hiroshima.
Explore Okayama's surroundings by going to Naruto (Otsuka Museum of Art & Naruto Strait) and Tokushima (Awa Odori Hall & Ruins of Tokushima Castle). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Okayama Korakuen Garden, don't miss a visit to Momotaro Statue, stop by RSK Bara Garden, and buy something for everyone on your list at Sun Station Terrace Okayama.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Okayama trip planner.

You can drive from Kurashiki to Okayama in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Okayama are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 44°F. On the 16th (Mon), you're off to Tokushima.

Things to do in Okayama

Shopping · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 8 — 16:

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Tokushima

Seemingly floating between the Inland Sea and surrounding mountains, Tokushima serves as the capital city of its prefecture.
To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Tokushima trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Okayama to Tokushima by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Okayama in November, plan for a bit warmer nights in Tokushima, with lows around 56°F. You'll set off for Takamatsu on the 19th (Thu).

Things to do in Tokushima

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Nov 16 — 19:

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Takamatsu

Gateway to Shikoku

A modern city and a major transport hub facing Seto Inland Sea, Takamatsu offers a bustling city lifestyle contrasted with carefully manicured, tranquil green areas at the foot of the mountains and the lava plateau.
Get out of town with these interesting Takamatsu side-trips: Shodoshima-cho (Inoue Seikoen Shodoshima Rashiq, Marukin Soysouce Memorial, &more), Naoshima-cho (Chichu Art Museum & Naoshima) and Tonosho-cho (Angel Road & Hoshoin no Shimpaku). The adventure continues: take in the pleasant sights at Ritsurin Garden, admire the natural beauty at Tamamo Park, don't miss a visit to Takamatsu Marugamemachi Shopping Street, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Yashima-ji Temple.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Takamatsu trip maker website.

You can drive from Tokushima to Takamatsu in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Tokushima in November, Takamatsu is little chillier at night with lows of 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Sakaide.

Things to do in Takamatsu

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 19 — 22:

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Sakaide

On the 22nd (Sun), admire the striking features of Sakaide Artificial Land.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Sakaide travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Takamatsu to Sakaide in an hour. In November, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Mitoyo.

Things to do in Sakaide

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 22 — 23:

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Mitoyo

On the 24th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iyadani-ji Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Zentsu-ji Temple, make a trip to Kompira Shrine Omotesando, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kotohira-gu Shrine Asahi no Yashiro, then steep yourself in history at Kotohira-gu, and finally don't miss a visit to Tokiwa Shrine. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kannon-ji Jinne-in Temple, then make a trip to Kanei Tsuho Zenigata, then stroll around Kotohiki Park, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Motoyamaji temple.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Mitoyo trip planner.

Mitoyo is just a short distance from Sakaide. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in November, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Shikokuchuo.

Things to do in Mitoyo

Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 23 — 25:

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Shikokuchuo

On the 25th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sankaku Shrine. Keep things going the next day: discover the riches below the earth's surface at Besshi Copper Mine Memorial Museum, let little ones run wild at Minetopia Besshi, and then engage your brain at Ehime General Science Museum.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Shikokuchuo trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Mitoyo to Shikokuchuo in an hour. In November, daily temperatures in Shikokuchuo can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Tosashimizu.

Things to do in Shikokuchuo

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Baths

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 25 — 27:

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Tosashimizu

Tosashimizu is a city located in the southwest of Kōchi Prefecture, Japan. On the 28th (Sat), get interesting insight from Tours, take in the views from Submersible Bridge of Sada, then meet the residents at Ashizuri Underwater Aquarium, then kick back and relax at Tatsukushi Coast, and finally make a trip to Minokoshikaigan. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Hakusan Domon Lookout Manjiro Ashiyu, take some stellar pictures from Hakusan Domon, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kongofukuji Temple, then take some stellar pictures from Cape Ashizuri, and finally don't miss a visit to John Manjiro Memorial Monument.

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Drive from Shikokuchuo to Tosashimizu in 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kochi.

Things to do in Tosashimizu

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 27 — 29:

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Kochi

The port city of Kochi has a rich and varied history that has left its mark on the look and feel of the urban area.
Change things up with a short trip to Noichi Zoological Park of Kochi Prefecture in Konan (about 42 minutes away). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Kochi Castle, get engrossed in the history at Sakamoto Ryoma Memorial Museum, kick back and relax at Katsura Hama, and walk around Godaisan Park.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Kochi online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Tosashimizu to Kochi takes 2.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Kochi can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 29 — Dec 2:

Japan travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Landmarks · Historic Sites
Land of the Rising Sun
Part of a volcanic archipelago that encompasses over 6,800 islands, Japan remains one of Asia's most fascinating tourist destinations, where a blend of modernity and tradition creates a look and feel completely different from any other place in the world. A tour of Japan lets you discover big cities filled with ancient temples and innovative skyscrapers, as well as quiet country landscapes dotted with castles, perfectly manicured gardens, cherry orchards, and primeval forests seemingly untouched by the hand of mass tourism. Many tourists on vacation in Japan devote lots of time to the country's unique cuisine, prepared with painstaking attention to detail and a genius for simple yet effective presentation.

Kochi Prefecture travel guide

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Kōchi Prefecture is a prefecture of Japan located on the south coast of Shikoku. The capital is the city of Kōchi.HistoryPrior to the Meiji Restoration, Kōchi was known as Tosa Province and was controlled by the Chosokabe clan in the Sengoku period and the Yamauchi family during the Edo period.Kōchi City is also the birthplace of noted revolutionary Sakamoto Ryōma.GeographyKōchi Prefecture comprises the southwestern part of the island of Shikoku, facing the Pacific Ocean. It is bordered by Ehime to the north-west and Tokushima to the north-east. It is the largest but least populous of Shikoku's four prefectures. Most of the province is mountainous, and in only a few areas such as around Kōchi and Nakamura is there a coastal plain. Kōchi is famous for its many rivers. Inamura-yama in Tosa-cho is the highest peak in Kōchi prefecture with an altitude of 1,506 meters above sea level.As of April 1, 2012, 7% of the total land area of the prefecture was designated as Natural Parks, namely the Ashizuri-Uwakai National Park; Ishizuchi, Muroto-Anan Kaigan, and Tsurugisan Quasi-National Parks; and eighteen Prefectural Natural Parks.

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