29 days in Wakayama Prefecture Itinerary

29 days in Wakayama Prefecture Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Wakayama Prefecture trip planner

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Koya-cho
— 3 nights
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Shingu
— 4 nights
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Kushimoto-cho
— 4 nights
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Tanabe
— 4 nights
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Yura-cho
— 4 nights
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Kainan
— 4 nights
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Kinokawa
— 5 nights

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Koya-cho

Koya-cho ©
Get out of town with these interesting Koya-cho side-trips: Koyasujizoji Temple (in Hashimoto) and Kudoyama-cho (Koya Kaido, Nokoson Historic Place, &more).

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Koya-cho road trip planning app.

Tokyo to Koya-cho is an approximately 6-hour train ride. You can also drive; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Koya-cho can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Shingu.

Things to do in Koya-cho

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 28 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Mt. Koya ©
Mt. Koya
Kongobu-ji Temple ©
Kongobu-ji Temple
Koyasan Danjo Garan ©
Koyasan Danjo Garan

4
nights
Shingu

Shingu ©
Shingū is a city located in Wakayama Prefecture, Japan. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Shingu: Nachikatsura-cho (Seigantoji Temple, Kumano Nachi Taisha, &more) and Taiji-cho (Taiji Whale Museum, Michi no Eki Taiji, &more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kumano Hayatama Taisha, don't miss a visit to Hatopoppo Monument, stroll around Jofuku Park, and look for all kinds of wild species at Shingu Inosawa Ukijima Plant Community.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Shingu driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Koya-cho to Shingu takes 2.5 hours. In August in Shingu, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 31°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to drive to Kushimoto-cho.

Things to do in Shingu

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 31 — Sep 4:
Highlights from your plan
Nachi Mitaki Falls ©
Nachi Mitaki Falls
Kumano Nachi Taisha ©
Kumano Nachi Taisha
Seigantoji Temple ©
Seigantoji Temple

4
nights
Kushimoto-cho

Kushimoto-cho ©
Step out of Kushimoto-cho to go to Kozagawa-cho and see Taki no Hai, which is approximately 42 minutes away.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Kushimoto-cho trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Shingu to Kushimoto-cho by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can go by car to Tanabe.

Things to do in Kushimoto-cho

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 4 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Hashigui Rock ©
Hashigui Rock
Cape Shionomisaki
Cape Shionomisaki
Kushimoto Marine Park Aquarium ©
Kushimoto Marine Park Aquarium

4
nights
Tanabe

Tanabe ©
Considered a holy space where the gods once lived, the city of Tanabe teems with spiritual, cultural, and natural beauty.
Explore Tanabe's surroundings by going to Shirahama-cho (Shirarahama Beach, Senjojiki, &more). And it doesn't end there: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Adventure World, head outdoors with Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage Routes, head off the coast to Engetsuto, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Kawayu Onsen.

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Getting from Kushimoto-cho to Tanabe by car takes about 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can go by car to Yura-cho.

Things to do in Tanabe

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 8 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Adventure World ©
Adventure World
Shirarahama Beach ©
Shirarahama Beach
Kumano Hongu Taisha Shrine ©
Kumano Hongu Taisha Shrine

4
nights
Yura-cho

Yura-cho ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Yura-cho: Jappan's Best Yahho Point (in Hidakagawa-cho) and Shioya Oji Shrine (in Gobo).

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Yura-cho online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Tanabe to Yura-cho takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kainan.

Things to do in Yura-cho

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 12 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Kakusho-ji Temple ©
Kakusho-ji Temple
Ena Hachiman Shrine ©
Ena Hachiman Shrine
Rensen-ji Temple ©
Rensen-ji Temple

4
nights
Kainan

Kainan ©
Kainan is a city located in Wakayama Prefecture, Japan. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kainan: Jomyoji Temple (in Arida) and Wakayama (Soyo-ji Temple, Eun-ji Temple, &more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kimiidera Temple, find something for the whole family at Porto Europe, don't miss a visit to Shojuin Temple, and delve into the distant past at Mt. Dainiti No.35 Ancient Ruin.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Kainan road trip planner.

You can drive from Yura-cho to Kainan in an hour. September in Kainan sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Kinokawa.

Things to do in Kainan

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 16 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Wakayama Castle ©
Wakayama Castle
Kimiidera Temple ©
Kimiidera Temple
Porto Europe ©
Porto Europe

5
nights
Kinokawa

Kinokawa ©
Get out of town with these interesting Kinokawa side-trips: Kimino-cho (Nogami Hachimangu, Kiminocho Kamifureai Park, &more).

To find reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Kinokawa route planner.

Getting from Kainan to Kinokawa by car takes about an hour. September in Kinokawa sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kinokawa

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 20 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Wakayama Botanical Park ©
Wakayama Botanical Park
Mifune Shrine ©
Mifune Shrine