15 days in Saitama Prefecture Itinerary

15 days in Saitama Prefecture Itinerary

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15 days in Saitama Prefecture Itinerary

Start: Rzeszow
Fly + Drive:  25​h
1
Satte
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Saitama
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Hanno
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Kumagaya
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  25​h
End: Rzeszow

1
night
Satte

Satte ©
Satte is a city located in Saitama Prefecture, in the central Kantō region of Japan., the city had an estimated population of 52,449 and a population density of 1550 persons per km². On the 11th (Thu), appreciate the history behind Shizuka Gozen Tomb.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Satte trip itinerary planning website .

Rzeszow, Poland to Satte is an approximately 25-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Rzeszow to Satte. Traveling from Rzeszow in April, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 14°C in Satte. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Saitama.

Things to do in Satte

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Kasukabe, Tobu Zoo, Shizuka Gozen Tomb
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Gongendo Sakura Tsutsumi ©
Gongendo Sakura Tsutsumi
RyuQkan ©
RyuQkan
Tobu Zoo ©
Tobu Zoo

4
nights
Saitama

Saitama ©
Though a fairly large city in its own right, Saitama has become known primarily for its proximity to the capital, Tokyo.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Heirin-ji Temple and Toyama Memorial Museum of Art. The Railway Museum and Saitama Prefectural Museum of History and Folklore will appeal to museum buffs. Explore Saitama's surroundings by going to Hisaizu Shrine (in Koshigaya) and Kawagoe (Kawagoe Hikawa Shrine, Toki no Kane, & more). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Hikawa Shrine, steep yourself in history at Jigan-ji Temple, admire the masterpieces at Omiya Bonsai Art Museum, Saitama, and contemplate the waterfront views at Minuma Tsusembori.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Saitama online tour itinerary planner .

Drive from Satte to Saitama in an hour. When traveling from Satte in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Saitama: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Hanno.

Things to do in Saitama

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Kawagoe, Toyama Memorial Museum of Art, Hisaizu Shrine, Heirin-ji Temple
Find places to stay Apr 12 — 16:
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Omiya Bonsai Art Museum, Saitama ©
Omiya Bonsai Art Museum, Saitama
Heirin-ji Temple ©
Heirin-ji Temple

4
nights
Hanno

Hanno ©
Hannō is a city located in southern Saitama Prefecture, in the central Kantō region of Japan., the city had an estimated population of 80,658 and a population density of 418 persons per km². Get a sense of the local culture at Mitsumine Shrine and Chichibu Shrine. Chichibu Satsusho Meguri and Mitsumine Shrine Okumiya will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Marugami Falls (in Ogano-machi), Chichibu (Kokokusan-Kinshoji Temple - No. 4 Pilgrimage, Hitsujiyama Park, & more) and Tokorozawa Aviation Museum (in Tokorozawa). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nōnin-ji Temple, examine the collection at Sayama City Museum, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Tonosu Mountain.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Hanno trip planner .

You can drive from Saitama to Hanno in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kumagaya.

Things to do in Hanno

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Chichibu, Tokorozawa Aviation Museum, Sayama City Museum, Marugami Falls
Find places to stay Apr 16 — 20:
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Hitsujiyama Park ©
Hitsujiyama Park
Mitsumine Shrine (Chichibu) ©
Mitsumine Shrine (Chichibu)
Mitsumine Shrine Okumiya ©
Mitsumine Shrine Okumiya

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nights
Kumagaya

Kumagaya ©
Kumagaya is a city located in Saitama Prefecture, in the central Kantō region of Japan., the city had an estimated population of 198,440 and a population density of 1240 persons per km². Discover out-of-the-way places like Hodosan Shrine and Seishido Seikutei. Your inner history buff will appreciate Sakitama Kofun Park and Suisenji Temple. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kumagaya: Okumiya (in Nagatoro-machi), Gokuraku-ji Temple (in Yorii-machi) and Chichibu Kogen Farm (in Higashichichibu-mura). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Menuma Shodenzan Kangi-in, steep yourself in history at Gyodahachiman Shrine, get outside with Kumagaya Sakura Tsutsumi, and make a trip to Onjo Castle.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Kumagaya trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Hanno to Kumagaya in an hour. April in Kumagaya sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kumagaya

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Gyoda, Nagatoro-machi, Chichibu Kogen Farm, Gokuraku-ji Temple, Seishido Seikutei
Find places to stay Apr 20 — 23:
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Menuma Shodenzan Kangi-in ©
Menuma Shodenzan Kangi-in
Hodosan Shrine ©
Hodosan Shrine
Gyodahachiman Shrine ©
Gyodahachiman Shrine