11 days in Japan Itinerary

11 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tateyama
— 1 day
2
Tsumagoi-mura
— 1 night
3
Nagano
— 2 nights
4
Toyama
— 1 night
5
Kanazawa
— 2 nights
6
Shirakawa-mura
— 1 night
7
Nagoya
— 2 nights

1
day
Tateyama

Tateyama ©
Tateyama is a city located in southern Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Hojo Beach, kick back and relax at Kembutsu Beach, thenhead outdoors with Banda Coast, and finally steep yourself in history at Awa Jinja.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Tateyama sightseeing planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Tateyama is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Tateyama due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in September, expect Tateyama to be a bit cooler, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Tsumagoi-mura.

Things to do in Tateyama

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Hojo Beach ©
Hojo Beach

1
night
Tsumagoi-mura

Tsumagoi-mura ©
On the 8th (Sun), take in the pleasant sights at Onioshidashi Volcanic Park, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kanbara Kannon-Do, and then play a few rounds at Tsumagoi Kogen Golf Course.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Tsumagoi-mura trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Tateyama to Tsumagoi-mura in 5 hours. Traveling from Tateyama in September, expect a bit cooler with lows of °C in Tsumagoi-mura. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can go by car to Nagano.

Things to do in Tsumagoi-mura

Outdoors Golf Historic Sites
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Onioshidashi Volcanic Park ©
Onioshidashi Volcanic Park

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nights
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 9th (Mon): delve into the lush surroundings at Togakushi Forest Botanical Garden, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Togakushi Jinja Hokosha, thenmake a trip to Sanada House, and finally steep yourself in history at Matsushiro. On your second day here, witness the site of a historic battle at Old Battlefield of Kawanakajima, take in the dramatic scenery at Kaminaridaki Falls, and then head outdoors with Shigakogen Plateau.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Nagano trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Tsumagoi-mura to Nagano in 1.5 hours. September in Nagano sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Toyama.

Things to do in Nagano

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kaminaridaki Falls, Shigakogen Plateau
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Togakushi Jinja Hokosha ©
Togakushi Jinja Hokosha
Matsushiro ©
Matsushiro
Kaminaridaki Falls ©
Kaminaridaki Falls

1
night
Toyama

Toyama ©
The center of Japan's pharmaceutical industry, the city of Toyama draws visitors with its scenic surroundings overlooked by the Japan Alps.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): make a trip to Toyama Castle, admire the masterpieces at Toyama Glass Art Museum, thenget to know the fascinating history of Yatsuo no Machinami, and finally walk around Fugan Unga Kansui Park.

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

Traveling by train from Nagano to Toyama takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, daily temperatures in Toyama can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Kanazawa.

Things to do in Toyama

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Toyama Castle ©
Toyama Castle
Toyama Glass Art Museum ©
Toyama Glass Art Museum
Fugan Unga Kansui Park ©
Fugan Unga Kansui Park

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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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Kanazawa Noh Museum, examine the collection at D. T. Suzuki Museum, thencontemplate the long history of Kanazawa Castle, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Chirihama Nagisa Driveway. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kanazawa Catholic Church, visit Higashichaya Old Town, examine the collection at Kanazawa Phonograph Museum, wander the streets of Gokayama, thencontemplate the long history of Suganuma Gassho Community, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Shirayama Hime Shrine.

To see more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Kanazawa driving holiday planning app.

You can take a train from Toyama to Kanazawa in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, daily temperatures in Kanazawa can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Shirakawa-mura.

Things to do in Kanazawa

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Nanto, Chirihama Nagisa Driveway, Shirayama Hime Shrine
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Chirihama Nagisa Driveway ©
Chirihama Nagisa Driveway
Suganuma Gassho Community ©
Suganuma Gassho Community
Gokayama ©
Gokayama

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night
Shirakawa-mura

Shirakawa-mura ©
Set amid quintessentially Japanese landscape, Shirakawa-mura consists of 16 quaint villages, including a historic village of farm houses, now designated a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Shirakawago Gassho Zukuri Minkaen, contemplate the long history of Nagase house, thencontemplate the long history of Wada House, thensteep yourself in history at Kanda house, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of The Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go Gassho Style Houses.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Shirakawa-mura holiday maker tool.

You can drive from Kanazawa to Shirakawa-mura in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Nagoya.

Things to do in Shirakawa-mura

Historic Sites Museums
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Kanda house ©
Kanda house
Wada House ©
Wada House

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Nagoya

Nagoya ©
Known nationally as an industrial heartland, Nagoya boasts a far more cosmopolitan and cultural core than its reputation would lead you to believe.
On the 15th (Sun), admire the landmark architecture of The Museum Meijimura, explore the historical opulence of Nagoya Castle, thenengage your brain at Nagoya City Science Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Hosho-in (Osu Kannon). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Yamazaki River and then stop by Sakae.

To see photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Nagoya vacation maker site.

You can drive from Shirakawa-mura to Nagoya in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. September in Nagoya sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Nagoya

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

The Museum Meijimura
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Nagoya City Science Museum ©
Nagoya City Science Museum
The Museum Meijimura ©
The Museum Meijimura
Nagoya Castle ©
Nagoya Castle

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