5 days in Nagano Prefecture & Tokyo Prefecture Itinerary

5 days in Nagano Prefecture & Tokyo Prefecture Itinerary

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Fly to Toyama Airport, Drive to Yamanouchi-machi
— 1 day
— 3 nights



— 1 day
The resort town of Yamanouchi-machi has plenty of contrasting, but complementary things going for it.
On the 17th (Tue), get outside with Shiga Kusatsu Kogen Route, then identify plant and animal life at Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park, and then indulge in Japan's hot spring tradition at some of the top local onsens.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Yamanouchi-machi itinerary site.

Singapore, Singapore to Yamanouchi-machi is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Yamanouchi-machi due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in December; daily highs in Yamanouchi-machi reach 7°C and lows reach 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Tokyo.

Things to do in Yamanouchi-machi

Wildlife · Parks · Scenic Drive · Outdoors
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— 3 nights
Tokyo holds the status of most populous metropolitan area in the world--a fact you'll find tangible as you walk the bustling streets and explore its diverse neighborhoods and cultures.
Tokyo is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, get a sense of history and politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, get your game on at Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou, and admire the landmark architecture of Tokyo Skytree.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Tokyo trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Yamanouchi-machi to Tokyo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yamanouchi-machi in December: high temperatures in Tokyo hover around 14°C and lows are around 4°C. On the 20th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

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Nagano Prefecture travel guide

Nagano Prefecture is a landlocked prefecture of Japan located in the Chūbu region on the island of Honshu. The capital is the city of Nagano. Due to the abundance of mountain ranges in this area, the land available for inhabitance is relatively limited.Nagano has impressive highland areas, including most of the Kita-Alps, Chūō-Alps, and Minami-Alps, which extend into the neighbouring prefectures. In addition to its natural scenic beauty and rich history, Nagano was host to the 1998 Winter Olympics, which gained the prefecture international recognition as a world-class winter sport destination, and a Shinkansen line to Tokyo.HistorySee Shinano Province.


Tokyo Prefecture travel guide

Sacred & Religious Sites · Landmarks · Parks
A tour of Tokyo Prefecture reveals many eateries, markets, and museums, with sightseeing opportunities available for every type of traveler. Bright bursts of lights and billboards on modern buildings contrast the ornate, traditional architecture there. Don't forget to visit Izu Islands, easily accessible from the capital as an ideal day trip option.