11 days in Tottori Prefecture Itinerary

11 days in Tottori Prefecture Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tottori Prefecture trip itinerary planner

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Fly to Okayama Momotaro Airport, Drive to Iwami-cho
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Iwami-cho
— 2 nights
Drive
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Misasa-cho
— 2 nights
Drive
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Daisen-cho
— 3 nights
Drive to Okayama Momotaro Airport, Fly to Montreal

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Iwami-cho

— 2 nights
Explore hidden gems such as Uradome Coast Oguri beach beaches and Shirahara Kamogaiso Rocky Shore.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Iwami-cho trip simple and quick.

Montreal, Canada to Iwami-cho is an approximately 24-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Montreal to Iwami-cho, you'll lose 14 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Montreal in April, with highs in Iwami-cho at 19°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can drive to Misasa-cho.

Things to do in Iwami-cho

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 11 — 13:

Misasa-cho

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Gokurakuji Temple, don't miss a visit to Shitori Shrine, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Mitoku, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Chizushuku. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Mon): find something for the whole family at Pear Museum, contemplate the long history of Hoki Kokufu-ato Hokkeji-bata Ancient Ruin, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hahaki Shrine, then see the interesting displays at Misasa Violin Museum, and finally appreciate the history behind Kotani Bridge, Emmusubi Kajikagaeru.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Misasa-cho trip planner.

Getting from Iwami-cho to Misasa-cho by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Daisen-cho.

Things to do in Misasa-cho

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 13 — 15:

Daisen-cho

— 3 nights
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Morinokuni and Muki Banda Remains. When in Daisen-cho, make a side trip to see Old Kamogawa Riverside in Yonago, approximately Yonago away.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Daisen-cho trip planning app.

You can drive from Misasa-cho to Daisen-cho in 1.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Daisen-cho

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 15 — 18:

Tottori Prefecture travel guide

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Landmarks · Geologic Formations · Sacred & Religious Sites
Tottori Prefecture is a prefecture of Japan located in the Chūgoku region. The capital is the city of Tottori. It is the least populous prefecture in Japan.EtymologyThe word "Tottori" in Japanese is formed from two kanji characters. The first, means "bird" and the second, means "to get". Early residents in the area made their living catching the region's plentiful waterfowl. The name first appears in the Nihon shoki in the 23rd year of the Emperor Suiko when Yukuha Tana, an elder from the Izumo, visits the emperor. The imperial Prince Homatsu-wake was unable to speak, despite being 30 years of age. "Yukuha Tana presented the swan to the emperor. Homatsu-wake no Mikoto played with this swan and at last learned to speak. Therefore, Yukaha Tana was liberally rewarded, and was granted the title of Tottori no Miyakko." (Aston, translation)HistoryEarly historyTottori Prefecture was settled very early in the prehistoric period of Japan, as evidenced by remains from the Jōmon period (14,000 - 300 BC). The prefecture has the remains of the largest known Yayoi period (300 BC - 250 AD) settlement in Japan, the Mukibanda Yayoi remains, located in the low foothills of Mount Daisen in the cities of Daisen and Yonago. Numerous kofun tumuli from the Kofun period (250 - 538) are located across the prefecture. In 645, under the Taika reforms, the area in present-day Tottori Prefecture became two provinces, Hōki and Inaba.

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