3 days in Saitama Prefecture Itinerary

3 days in Saitama Prefecture Itinerary

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3 days in Saitama Prefecture Itinerary

Start: Tokyo
Drive:  2​h
1
Nagatoro-machi
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Kawagoe
— 1 night
train:  45​min
End: Tokyo

1
day
Nagatoro-machi

Nagatoro-machi ©
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Nagatoro Iwadatamidori Shotengai, relax in the rural setting at Chichibu Kogen Farm, then immerse yourself in nature at Minoyama Park, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hodosan.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Nagatoro-machi online journey planner .

Tokyo to Nagatoro-machi is an approximately 2-hour car ride. Traveling from Tokyo in March, plan for slightly colder nights in Nagatoro-machi, with lows around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel to Kawagoe.

Things to do in Nagatoro-machi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Minoyama Park, Chichibu Kogen Farm
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Minoyama Park ©
Minoyama Park
Hodosan ©
Hodosan

1
night
Kawagoe

Kawagoe ©
Situated just outside of Tokyo, Kawagoe entices visitors with its historic, Edo period architecture, reminiscent of a Japan of the past.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sun): don't miss a visit to Kashi Yokocho, then don't miss a visit to Kawagoe Ichibangai Shopping Street, and then steep yourself in history at Toki no Kane.

To find reviews and other tourist information, read Kawagoe journey maker site .

Traveling by car from Nagatoro-machi to Kawagoe takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in March, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Kawagoe

Historic Sites
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Toki no Kane ©
Toki no Kane
Kashiya Yokocho ©
Kashiya Yokocho