60 days in Japan Itinerary

60 days in Japan Itinerary

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1
Tokyo
— 5 nights
2
Osaka
— 5 nights
3
Hiroshima
— 4 nights
4
Himeji
— 3 nights
5
Kyoto
— 4 nights
6
Kanazawa
— 3 nights
7
Sapporo
— 3 nights
8
Okinawa City
— 1 night
9
Yamanakako-mura
— 2 nights
10
Kofu
— 2 nights
11
Matsuyama
— 2 nights
12
Uchiko-cho
— 1 night
13
Saijo
— 1 night
14
Matsumoto
— 2 nights
15
Nagano
— 2 nights
16
Yonezawa
— 2 nights
17
Tsuruoka
— 2 nights
18
Hakone-machi
— 2 nights
19
Gifu
— 3 nights
20
Kobe
— 2 nights
21
Asago
— 2 nights
22
Ito
— 3 nights

5
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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.
Tokyo is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, have some family-friendly fun at Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou, make an unforgettable trip to Tokyo Disneyland, and ponder the world of politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Tokyo online vacation builder.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Tokyo is an approximately 29-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 12 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to Tokyo. Traveling from Sao Paulo in January, things will get much colder in Tokyo: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Osaka.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Theme Parks Museums

Side Trip

Urayasu
Find places to stay Jan 19 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou ©
Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower

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Osaka

Osaka ©
Proud of their hometown's distinct culture and dialect, many natives of Osaka describe their city as "Japan's anti-capital." An antidote to Tokyo's hectic energy, Osaka marches to the beat of its own drum, serving as the country's longtime commercial and industrial hub.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Osaka: Nara (Nigatsu-do Temple, Nara Park, &more) and Koya-cho (Koyasan Okunoin & Mt. Koya). Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Japan, examine the collection at Osaka Shiritsu Toyo Toji Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with Dotombori District, and take a stroll through Shinsaibashi-suji Shopping Street.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Osaka trip simple and quick.

You can take a train from Tokyo to Osaka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Nara, Koya-cho, The Tower of the Sun
Find places to stay Jan 25 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Dotombori District ©
Dotombori District
Osaka Castle ©
Osaka Castle

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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 out of town with these interesting Hiroshima side-trips: Mt. Misen (in Miyajima), Hatsukaichi (Itsukushima Shrine, Miyajima, &more) and Kintaikyo Bridge (in Iwakuni). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, explore the world behind art at Hiroshima Museum of Art, take in nature's colorful creations at Shukkei-en Garden, and examine the collection at Fukuromachi Elementary School Peace Museum.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Hiroshima visit planner.

You can take a train from Osaka to Hiroshima in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can catch the train to Himeji.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Hatsukaichi, Kintaikyo Bridge
Find places to stay Jan 30 — Feb 3:
Highlights from your plan
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum ©
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Miyajima
Miyajima
Atomic Bomb Dome ©
Atomic Bomb Dome

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Himeji

Himeji ©
The castle around which the city of Himeji has developed represents one of the best preserved in the country, and has been designated as a national treasure and a World Heritage Site.
Explore Himeji's surroundings by going to Daisen Outlook (in Mimasaka), Okayama Korakuen Garden (in Okayama) and Mt. Kuma (in Bizen). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Himeji Castle, take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Takamikura, contemplate the long history of Yoneda Taishiji Temple, and take in nature's colorful creations at Koko-en.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Himeji journey planner.

You can take a train from Hiroshima to Himeji in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In February, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Himeji

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Daisen Outlook, Yoneda Taishiji Temple, Kunimi no Mori Park, Mt. Takamikura, Okayama Korakuen Garden
Find places to stay Feb 3 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Koko-en ©
Koko-en
Himeji Castle ©
Himeji Castle
Okayama Korakuen Garden ©
Okayama Korakuen Garden

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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.
Kyoto is known for historic sites, shopping, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Kiyomizu-dera Temple, browse the eclectic array of goods at Nishiki Market Shopping District, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ginkakuji Temple, and visit Arashiyama.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Kyoto online trip itinerary builder.

You can take a train from Himeji to Kyoto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February in Kyoto, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kanazawa.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
Find places to stay Feb 6 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Gion
Gion

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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Kanazawa: The Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go Gassho Style Houses (in Shirakawa-mura) and Gokayama (in Nanto). There's much more to do: walk around Kenrokuen Garden, make a trip to Tsuzumi Gate, take a stroll through Higashichaya Old Town, and sample the tasty concoctions at Yachiya Sake Brewery.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Kanazawa sightseeing planning website.

Getting from Kyoto to Kanazawa by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Kyoto in February: highs in Kanazawa hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Sapporo.

Things to do in Kanazawa

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

The Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go Gassho Style Houses, Gokayama
Find places to stay Feb 10 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Kanazawa Castle ©
Kanazawa Castle
Kenrokuen Garden
Kenrokuen Garden

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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.
When in Sapporo, make a side trip to see Otaru Canal in Otaru, approximately Otaru away. There's lots more to do: stroll around Odori Park, find something for the whole family at Shiroi Koibito Park, take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Moiwa, and get great views at Sapporo TV Tower.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Sapporo planning website.

Fly from Kanazawa to Sapporo in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Kanazawa in February, expect Sapporo to be a bit cooler, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Okinawa City.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trip

Otaru Canal
Find places to stay Feb 13 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Odori Park ©
Odori Park
Otaru Canal ©
Otaru Canal

1
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Okinawa City

Okinawa is the second-largest city in Okinawa Prefecture, Japan, following Naha, the capital city. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): get in on the family fun at Southeast Botanical Gardens and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Okinawa City trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Explore your travel options from Sapporo to Okinawa City with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Yamanakako-mura.

Things to do in Okinawa City

Tours Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Scuba & Snorkeling
Find places to stay Feb 16 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Southeast Botanical Gardens ©
Southeast Botanical Gardens

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Yamanakako-mura

Yamanakako-mura ©
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): explore the activities along Lake Yamanaka, take some stellar pictures from Lake Yamanaka Panorama Deck, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Ishiwari, make a trip to Oshino Hakkai, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Lake Kawaguchi, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Omuro Sengen Shrine (Shimosengen). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Wed): get in on the family fun at Fuji-Q Highland and then get some fabulous bargains at Gotemba Premium Outlets.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Yamanakako-mura trip maker site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Okinawa City to Yamanakako-mura. In February, daytime highs in Yamanakako-mura are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Kofu.

Things to do in Yamanakako-mura

Theme Parks Nature Parks

Side Trips

Fujiyoshida, Lake Kawaguchi, Gotemba Premium Outlets, Oshino Hakkai
Find places to stay Feb 17 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Fuji-Q Highland ©
Fuji-Q Highland
Lake Kawaguchi ©
Lake Kawaguchi
Lake Yamanaka Panorama Deck ©
Lake Yamanaka Panorama Deck

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Kofu

Kofu ©
Old historic castles and Shinto shrines dominate the sightseeing in Kofu, a city fringed by mountains on all sides.
On the 20th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Takeda Shingen Statue, explore the world behind art at Shosenkyokageenomori Museum, appreciate the views at Shosenkyo, stroll around Maizuru Castle Park, thenstep into the grandiose world of Kofu Castle, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the pleasant sights at Yasaburo Gongen, explore the world behind art at Yamanashi Prefectural Museum of Art, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Zenkoji Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Takeda Shrine.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Kofu online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Yamanakako-mura to Kofu by car takes about 1.5 hours. In February in Kofu, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Matsuyama.

Things to do in Kofu

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Spas
Find places to stay Feb 19 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Takeda Shrine ©
Takeda Shrine
Yamanashi Prefectural Museum of Art ©
Yamanashi Prefectural Museum of Art
Spas

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Matsuyama

Matsuyama ©
Matsuyama features a number of historical sites and acts as a gateway for exploring the rest of Shikoku.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): don't miss a visit to Dogo Onsen Station, look for gifts at Dogo Onsen Kanko Kaikan, wander the streets of Dogo Onsengai, don't miss a visit to Bocchan Wind up Clock, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ishiteji, and finally explore the historical opulence of Matsuyama Castle. On your second day here, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Ehime Tobe Zoo, take in the pleasant sights at Matsuyama Station, walk around Dogo Park (Ruins of Yuzuki Castle), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Isaniwa Shrine, thenadmire the striking features of Bansuiso, and finally examine the collection at Saka no Ue no Kumo Museum.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Matsuyama trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Kofu to Matsuyama by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. When traveling from Kofu in February, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Matsuyama: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Uchiko-cho.

Things to do in Matsuyama

Historic Sites Parks Spas

Side Trip

Ehime Tobe Zoo
Find places to stay Feb 21 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Matsuyama Castle ©
Matsuyama Castle
Ishiteji ©
Ishiteji
Bocchan Wind up Clock ©
Bocchan Wind up Clock

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Uchiko-cho

Uchiko-cho ©
Uchiko is a town located in Kita District, Ehime Prefecture, Japan.On January 1, 2005 the town of Ikazaki, from Kita District; and the town of Oda, from Kamiukena District, were merged into Uchiko.As of April 1, 2017 (after this merger), the town has an estimated population of 16,172 and a density of 54 persons per km². Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Akinai to Kurashi Wax Doll Museum, get engrossed in the history at Mokuro Shiryokan Kamihagatei, contemplate the long history of Streets in Yokaichi-Gokoku Areas, examine the collection at Machiya Resource Center, thenlook for gifts at Karari Fresh Park Michi-no-Eki, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Yuge Shrine.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Uchiko-cho trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Matsuyama to Uchiko-cho in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in February, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Saijo.

Things to do in Uchiko-cho

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Find places to stay Feb 23 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Yuge Shrine ©
Yuge Shrine
Akinai to Kurashi Wax Doll Museum ©
Akinai to Kurashi Wax Doll Museum

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Saijo

Saijo ©
Saijō is a city in Ehime Prefecture, Japan.DemographicsAs of December 31, 2013, the city has a population of 113,786. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of The Central Shrine of Ishizuchi Jinja, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kamegamori Forest, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Ishizuchi.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Saijo online day trip planner.

Getting from Uchiko-cho to Saijo by car takes about 1.5 hours. February in Saijo sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Matsumoto.

Things to do in Saijo

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 24 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Mt. Ishizuchi ©
Mt. Ishizuchi

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Matsumoto

Matsumoto ©
A castle town, Matsumoto possesses one of the best-preserved feudal structures in the country, and maintains its historical attractions and traditions while simultaneously exuding a modern, cosmopolitan charm.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Matsumoto Castle, relax in the rural setting at Daio Wasabi Farm, thentake in the views from Kappa Bashi, and finally explore the activities along Taisho Pond. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Kaichi Gakko Primary School and then identify plant and animal life at Norikura Kogen.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Matsumoto trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Saijo to Matsumoto takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Saijo in February; daily highs in Matsumoto reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to drive to Nagano.

Things to do in Matsumoto

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Daio Wasabi Farm
Find places to stay Feb 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Taisho Pond ©
Taisho Pond
Matsumoto Castle ©
Matsumoto Castle
Daio Wasabi Farm ©
Daio Wasabi Farm

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): fly down the slopes at Shigakogen Sun Valley Ski Area, look for all kinds of wild species at Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park, thenfly down the slopes at Togakushi Ski Area, thenidentify plant and animal life at Iizuna Highlands Oyachi Marsh, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Zenko-ji Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Togakushi Shrine Chusha and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Togakushi Shrine Okusha.

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

You can drive from Matsumoto to Nagano in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In February, daytime highs in Nagano are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Yonezawa.

Things to do in Nagano

Parks Historic Sites Winter Sports

Side Trip

Yamanouchi-machi
Find places to stay Feb 27 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park ©
Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park
Shigakogen Sun Valley Ski Area ©
Shigakogen Sun Valley Ski Area
Togakushi Shrine Okusha ©
Togakushi Shrine Okusha

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Yonezawa

Yonezawa ©
Yonezawa is a city in Yamagata Prefecture, in the Tohoku region of northern Japan. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Azuma Mountain Range, soak in some Japanese tradition at some of the top local onsens, don't miss a visit to Uesugi Family Byosho Graves, thenget engrossed in the history at Keishoden, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uesugi Jinja Shrine, and finally make a trip to Yonezawa Castle Ruins / Matsugasaki Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable drive along Nishiazuma Sky Valley, don't miss a visit to Sumomoyama Tannan Yamanokami, see the interesting displays at Denkoku No Mori Yonezawa City Uesugi Museum, thensee the interesting displays at Toko no Sakagura, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Matsugasaki Shrine.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Yonezawa trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Nagano to Yonezawa takes 5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Tsuruoka.

Things to do in Yonezawa

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Feb 29 — Mar 2:
Highlights from your plan
Uesugi Jinja Shrine ©
Uesugi Jinja Shrine
Onsen Resorts
Yonezawa Castle Ruins / Matsugasaki Park ©

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Tsuruoka

Tsuruoka ©
Tsuruoka, famous for its scenic surroundings, attracts tourists due to its proximity to the Dewa Sanzan, sacred mountains revered by the Shugendo religion.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Yudonosan Shrine, get to know the fascinating history of Mt.Haguro- Cedat Trees along the Approach, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Haguro, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ideha Shrine, and finally contemplate the long history of Hagurosan Five-Story Pagoda. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around Tsuruoka Park, thenadmire nature's wide array of creatures at Tsuruoka City Kamo Aquarium, thensee the interesting displays at Chido Museum, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Sakaishi Garden.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Tsuruoka online trip planner.

Getting from Yonezawa to Tsuruoka by car takes about 2.5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Tsuruoka can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Hakone-machi.

Things to do in Tsuruoka

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Find places to stay Mar 2 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Mt. Haguro ©
Mt. Haguro
Tsuruoka City Kamo Aquarium ©
Tsuruoka City Kamo Aquarium
Chido Museum ©
Chido Museum

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Hakone-machi

Hakone-machi ©
Sitting at the foot of Mount Fuji, Hakone-machi has become a popular retreat from Tokyo for locals and tourists alike.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Narukawa Art Museum, contemplate the long history of Hakone Shrine / Kuzuryu Shrine Singu, thenexplore the world behind art at The Hakone Open-Air Museum, and finally get great views at Hakone Ropeway. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Owaku-dani Valley, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Ashi (Ashinoko), and then go for a walk through Hakone Stone‐paved Road.

To find ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Hakone-machi itinerary builder tool.

You can fly from Tsuruoka to Hakone-machi in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Tsuruoka in March, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Hakone-machi, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Gifu.

Things to do in Hakone-machi

Museums Parks Nature
Find places to stay Mar 4 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
The Hakone Open-Air Museum ©
The Hakone Open-Air Museum
Lake Ashi (Ashinoko) ©
Lake Ashi (Ashinoko)
Owaku-dani Valley ©
Owaku-dani Valley

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Gifu

Gifu ©
Bordered by verdant mountains, quaint villages, and fruit orchards, the city of Gifu boasts a well-developed historic center and swift connections to Nagoya.
On the 7th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Nagaragawa Ukai Museum, contemplate the long history of Gifu Shoho-ji Temple Daibutsu (Great Buddha), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Kinka, thenexplore the historical opulence of Gifu Castle / Inabayama Castle, thenwalk around Gifu Park, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Mt. Kinka Ropeway. On your second day here, enjoy breathtaking views from Kinkazan Observatory, don't miss a visit to Inuyama Castle, admire the striking features of Kashimori Shrine, thenstop by Yanagase, thentake in panoramic vistas at Gifu City Tower 43 Observation Room, and finally appreciate the history behind Statue of Oda Nobunaga.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Gifu trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Hakone-machi to Gifu by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or fly. Traveling from Hakone-machi in March, you will find days in Gifu are somewhat warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow time for the train ride to Kobe.

Things to do in Gifu

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Inuyama Castle, Nagahama Castle Historical Museum
Find places to stay Mar 6 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Gifu Castle / Inabayama Castle ©
Gifu Castle / Inabayama Castle
Inuyama Castle ©
Inuyama Castle
Mt. Kinka ©
Mt. Kinka

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Kobe

Kobe ©
Walkable, small, and aesthetically charming, Kobe has served as Japan's first and premier international trading outpost since opening to trade with China in the mid-19th century.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): examine the collection at Hakutsuru Sake Brewery Museum and then indulge in Japan's hot spring tradition at Arima Onsen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Tue): make a trip to Uzu no Michi, thenadmire the masterpieces at Otsuka Museum of Art, and then take in panoramic vistas at Kobe Port Tower.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Kobe route planner.

Getting from Gifu to Kobe by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In March in Kobe, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can drive to Asago.

Things to do in Kobe

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Naruto
Find places to stay Mar 9 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Otsuka Museum of Art ©
Otsuka Museum of Art
Hakutsuru Sake Brewery Museum ©
Hakutsuru Sake Brewery Museum
Nankinmachi (Kobe Chinatown) ©
Nankinmachi (Kobe Chinatown)

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Asago

Asago ©
Asago is a city located in northern Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan.The modern city of Asago was established on April 1, 2005, from the merger of the former town of Asago absorbing the towns of Ikuno, Santō and Wadayama (all from Asago District).As of April 30, 2017, the city has an estimated population of 31,248, with 12,355 households, and a population density of 82.52 persons per km². On the 12th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Ikuno Ginzan, stop by Yamajiro no Sato, thenget outside with Ritsuun Gorge, thendon't miss a visit to Takeda Castle Ruins, and finally don't miss a visit to Awaga Shrine. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see human ingenuity at work at Tataragi Dam, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Mikobata Senkojo Mine, thentake in the pleasant sights at Takeda Teramachi Street, and finally stroll around Shirai Omachi Fuji Park.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Asago trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Kobe to Asago in 2 hours. In March in Asago, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Ito.

Things to do in Asago

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
Find places to stay Mar 11 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Takeda Castle Ruins ©
Takeda Castle Ruins
Awaga Shrine ©
Awaga Shrine
Shirai Omachi Fuji Park ©
Shirai Omachi Fuji Park

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Ito

Ito ©
Not too far from the capital, Ito has developed a reputation as a resort town, with a fair portion of its area lying within a national park.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): examine the collection at Izu Teddy Bear Museum, let the kids burn off some steam at Izu Granpal Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Jogasaki Coast, thenmake a trip to Jogasaki Suspension Bridge, and finally indulge in Japan's hot spring tradition at Michi-no-Eki Ito Marine Town. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Ikeda museum of 20th century art, take a memorable ride with Omuro Mountain Lift, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Omuro, get to know the resident critters at Izu Shaboten Zoo, thenexamine the collection at Izu Glass and Craft Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kinomiya Shrine.

Plan my trip to Ito with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Drive from Asago to Ito in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Ito when traveling from Asago in March, with lows around °C. On the 16th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ito

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Izu, Kinomiya Shrine
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Mount Omuro ©
Mount Omuro
Ikeda museum of 20th century art ©
Ikeda museum of 20th century art
Kinomiya Shrine ©
Kinomiya Shrine

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