6 days in Kawaguchi, Yuzawa-machi & Narita Itinerary

6 days in Kawaguchi, Yuzawa-machi & Narita Itinerary

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6 days in Kawaguchi, Yuzawa-machi & Narita Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly + Drive:  12​h
1
Kawaguchi
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Yuzawa-machi
— 1 night
+2
train + foot + train:  3​h 30​min
3
Narita
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Singapore

2
nights
Kawaguchi

Kawaguchi ©
Kawaguchi is a city located in Saitama Prefecture, in the central Kantō region of Japan., the city had an estimated population of 578,727 and a population density of 9340 persons per km². On the 21st (Sat), explore the world behind art at Ghibli Museum Mitaka, then get outside with Ario Kawaguchimae Koen Hiroba, and then learn more about the world around you at Ibaraki Nature Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Takahata Fudoson Kongo-ji Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Yabo Tenmangu, then steep yourself in history at Jindai-ji Temple, and finally see the interesting displays at Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Kawaguchi online road trip planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Kawaguchi is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Singapore Time to Japan Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Singapore in December, expect Kawaguchi to be cooler, temps between 14°C and 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Yuzawa-machi.

Things to do in Kawaguchi

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Jindai-ji Temple, Ibaraki Nature Museum, Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum, Takahata Fudoson Kongo-ji Temple, Yabo Tenmangu
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Ghibli Museum Mitaka ©
Ghibli Museum Mitaka
Jindai-ji Temple ©
Jindai-ji Temple

1
night
Yuzawa-machi

Yuzawa-machi ©
It takes just over one hour to reach Yuzawa-machi from the country's capital by bullet train.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): hit the slopes at Kagura Tashiro Ski Resort, fly down the slopes at Naspa Ski Garden, then hit the slopes at Iwappara Ski Resort, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Tanigawa, and finally don't miss a visit to Gangidori.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Yuzawa-machi road trip website .

You can drive from Kawaguchi to Yuzawa-machi in 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Narita.

Things to do in Yuzawa-machi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
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Naspa Ski Garden ©
Naspa Ski Garden
Mount Tanigawa ©
Mount Tanigawa
Iwappara Ski Resort ©
Iwappara Ski Resort

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Narita

Narita ©
Pilgrims and aviators come to Narita, a town known during the Edo period for its temple, and now known primarily for its airport.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): make a trip to Three-storied Pagoda, steep yourself in history at Naritasan Shinsho-ji Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Makata Shrine, then walk around Sakura no yama Park, then get engrossed in the history at Ino Tadataka Memorial, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Choko-in Sammon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Japanese History and then head outdoors with Tarzania.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Narita trip planning app .

Take a train from Yuzawa-machi to Narita in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In December, daily temperatures in Narita can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. On the 25th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Narita

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Ino Tadataka Memorial, National Museum of Japanese History, Tarzania
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Naritasan Shinsho-ji Temple ©
Naritasan Shinsho-ji Temple
National Museum of Japanese History ©
Ino Tadataka Memorial ©
Ino Tadataka Memorial

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