50 days in Japan Itinerary

50 days in Japan Itinerary

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50 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Tokyo
— 6 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Odawara
— 1 night
train:  1​h
3
Fuji National Park
— 3 nights
train:  2​h
4
Nagiso-machi
— 3 nights
train:  2​h
5
Inuyama
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
6
Nagoya
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
7
Osaka
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
8
Himeji
— 1 night
train:  30​min
9
Kobe
— 1 night
+2
train + subway + train:  1​h 30​min
10
Nara
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
11
Yoshino-cho
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
12
Koya-cho
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
13
Osaka
— 2 nights
train:  4​h
14
Nachikatsura-cho
— 3 nights
train:  3​h
15
Ise
— 2 nights
train:  2​h
16
Kyoto
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
17
Hikone
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
18
Kanazawa
— 3 nights
train:  30​min
19
Toyama
— 1 night
train:  1​h
20
Nagano
— 2 nights
train:  30​min
21
Ueda
— 1 night
train:  2​h
22
Matsumoto
— 2 nights
23
Tokyo
— 1 night
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Amsterdam

6
nights
Tokyo

Tokyo ©
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.
You've added Kawagoe Historical Museum, Kawagoejyo Honmaru Palace, Todoroki Valley, and other attractions to your itinerary. Your inner history buff will appreciate Asakusa Shrine and The East Gardens of the Imperial Palace (Edo Castle Ruin). You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ghibli Museum Mitaka and Edo-Tokyo Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tokyo: Inokashira Park Zoo (in Musashino), Showa Kinen Park (in Tachikawa) and Mt. Takao (in Hachioji). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sensō-ji, take some stellar pictures from Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, admire the masterpieces at The National Art Center, Tokyo, and admire the landmark architecture of Tokyo Tower.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Tokyo trip itinerary planning site .

Amsterdam, Holland to Tokyo is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Japan Standard Time (JST), which is usually an 8 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Amsterdam in March, with highs in Tokyo at 17°C and lows at 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to take a train to Odawara.

Things to do in Tokyo

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kawagoe, Ghibli Museum Mitaka, Inokashira Park Zoo, Showa Kinen Park, Mt. Takao
Find places to stay Mar 14 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Asakusa Shrine ©
Asakusa Shrine
Ghibli Museum Mitaka ©
Ghibli Museum Mitaka
Sensō-ji ©
Sensō-ji

1
night
Odawara

Odawara ©
Flanked on two sides by the Hakone Mountains, Odawara serves as a popular base for visits to the nearby Hakone hot springs, although the city boasts its own hot spring, as well as a scenic coastal area known for its clear, unspoiled waters.
To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Odawara trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from Tokyo to Odawara by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive. Traveling from Tokyo in March, expect nights in Odawara to be about the same, around 7°C, while days are little chillier, around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Fuji National Park.

Things to do in Odawara

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 21 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Suzuhiro Kamaboko Museum ©
Suzuhiro Kamaboko Museum
Odawara Castle ©
Odawara Castle

3
nights
Fuji National Park

Fuji National Park ©
Featuring the highest mountain peak in the country, Fuji National Park has long been a place of pilgrimage and poetry, with the active stratovolcano central to Japanese identity, history, and art.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Shiraito Falls, Fuji Five Lakes and Mount Fuji. Get some historical perspective at Satta-toge Pass and Kitaguchi Hongu Fuji Sengen Jinja Shrine. Discover out-of-the-way places like Arakurayama Sengen Park and S Pulse Dream Plaza. Take a break from Fuji National Park with a short trip to Makaino Farm in Fujinomiya, about 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Okuniwa Nature Park.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Fuji National Park route planning app .

You can drive from Odawara to Fuji National Park in 2 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Nagiso-machi.

Things to do in Fuji National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fujiyoshida, Fujinomiya, Shizuoka, Okuniwa Nature Park, Fuji Five Lakes
Find places to stay Mar 22 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Shiraito Falls ©
Shiraito Falls
Mount Fuji ©
Mount Fuji

3
nights
Nagiso-machi

Nagiso-machi ©
Let the collections at Oshika Median Tectonic Line Museum and Nagisomachi Museum (Tsumagojuku Honjin) capture your imagination. Do some cultural sightseeing at Eishoji Temple and Kawamoto Kihachiro Puppet Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Nagiso-machi side-trips: Iida (Iidajo & Shimogurinosato), Agematsu-machi (Akasawa Natural Recreational Forest & Nezame no Toko) and Naegi Castle Ruins (in Nakatsugawa).

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Nagiso-machi online travel route builder .

You can drive from Fuji National Park to Nagiso-machi in 4.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Fuji National Park in March since evenings lows in Nagiso-machi dip to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can go by car to Inuyama.

Things to do in Nagiso-machi

Outdoors Museums Parks

Side Trips

Iida, Agematsu-machi, Nakatsugawa, Oshika Median Tectonic Line Museum
Find places to stay Mar 25 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Nakasendo Walking Trail, Tsumagojuku ©
Naegi Castle Ruins ©
Naegi Castle Ruins

2
nights
Inuyama

Inuyama ©
Located on the banks of an important regional river, the inland castle town of Inuyama has long been an important waypoint for merchants and travelers.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Knife Museum, Seki Blacksmithing Tradition Museum and The Little World Museum of Man. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to The Museum Meiji-mura, get engrossed in the history at The Little World Museum of Man, steep yourself in history at Inuyama Castle, steep yourself in history at Former Horibe Residence, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Inuyama Jokamachi, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sanko Inari Shrine.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Inuyama tour itinerary website .

You can drive from Nagiso-machi to Inuyama in 2 hours. Traveling from Nagiso-machi in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Inuyama, with lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Nagoya.

Things to do in Inuyama

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Seki
Find places to stay Mar 28 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
The Museum Meiji-mura ©
The Museum Meiji-mura
The Little World Museum of Man ©
The Little World Museum of Man
Inuyama Jokamachi ©
Inuyama Jokamachi

1
night
Nagoya

Nagoya ©
Known nationally as an industrial heartland, Nagoya boasts a far more cosmopolitan and cultural core than its reputation would lead you to believe.
For more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Nagoya route builder .

Traveling by car from Inuyama to Nagoya takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Osaka.

Things to do in Nagoya

Parks Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay Mar 30 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Atsuta Jingu Shrine ©
Atsuta Jingu Shrine
Nagoya Castle ©
Nagoya Castle

1
night
Osaka

Osaka ©
Proud of their hometown's distinct culture and dialect, many natives of Osaka describe their city as "Japan's anti-capital." An antidote to Tokyo's hectic energy, Osaka marches to the beat of its own drum, serving as the country's longtime commercial and industrial hub.
Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine has been added to your itinerary.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Osaka sightseeing planning app .

Take a train from Nagoya to Osaka in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In March in Osaka, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Himeji.

Things to do in Osaka

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Expocity
Find places to stay Mar 31 — Apr 1:
Highlights from your plan
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan ©
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan
Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine ©
Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine
Expocity ©
Expocity

1
night
Himeji

Himeji ©
The castle around which the city of Himeji has developed represents one of the best preserved in the country, and has been designated as a national treasure and a World Heritage Site.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hiromine Shrine as well as Koko-en Garden.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Himeji road trip planning app .

Getting from Osaka to Himeji by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. When traveling from Osaka in April, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Himeji: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to take a train to Kobe.

Things to do in Himeji

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 1 — 2:
Highlights from your plan
Hiromine Shrine ©
Hiromine Shrine
Himeji Castle ©
Himeji Castle
Himeji CityMuseum of Art ©
Himeji CityMuseum of Art

1
night
Kobe

Kobe ©
Walkable, small, and aesthetically charming, Kobe has served as Japan's first and premier international trading outpost since opening to trade with China in the mid-19th century.
For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Kobe trip itinerary planner.

Kobe is just a stone's throw from Himeji. In April in Kobe, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Nara.

Things to do in Kobe

Historic Sites Spas Nature
Find places to stay Apr 2 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Kazamidori no Yakata ©
Kazamidori no Yakata
Arima Onsen ©
Arima Onsen
Ikuta Shrine ©
Ikuta Shrine

2
nights
Nara

Nara ©
The country's first established capital, Nara houses some of the most storied buildings and natural attractions in Japan, with eight World Heritage Sites in total.
On the 4th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Wakakusa, look for gifts at Sikaya, stroll around Nara Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nigatsu-do Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kasuga Grand Shrine, and finally steep yourself in history at Todai-ji Temple.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Nara trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Kobe to Nara takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Nara can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can go by car to Yoshino-cho.

Things to do in Nara

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Fujinoki Tombs
Find places to stay Apr 3 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Mt. Wakakusa ©
Mt. Wakakusa
Nigatsu-do Temple ©
Nigatsu-do Temple
Kasuga Grand Shrine ©
Kasuga Grand Shrine

1
night
Yoshino-cho

Yoshino-cho ©
Mt. Yoshino has been added to your itinerary.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Yoshino-cho trip planner .

Drive from Nara to Yoshino-cho in 1.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Yoshino-cho are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Koya-cho.

Things to do in Yoshino-cho

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 5 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Mt. Yoshino ©
Mt. Yoshino
Yoshimizu Shrine ©
Yoshimizu Shrine
Tonanin ©
Tonanin

1
night
Koya-cho

Koya-cho ©
To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Koya-cho vacation builder website .

Drive from Yoshino-cho to Koya-cho in 2 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Osaka.

Things to do in Koya-cho

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Find places to stay Apr 6 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Kongobu-ji Temple ©
Kongobu-ji Temple
Koyasan Danjo Garan ©
Koyasan Danjo Garan
Koyasan Reihokan Museum ©
Koyasan Reihokan Museum

2
nights
Osaka

Osaka ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine. Here are some ideas for day two: engage your brain at Osaka Science Museum, take an in-depth tour of Osaka Museum of History, admire the natural beauty at Sakuya Konohanakan, then walk around Kemasakuranomiya Park, then get a sense of history and politics at Mint Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Osaka tenmangu shrine.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Osaka trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can take a train from Koya-cho to Osaka in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Nachikatsura-cho.

Things to do in Osaka

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 7 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Sakuya Konohanakan ©
Sakuya Konohanakan
Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine ©
Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine
Hozenji Yokocho ©
Hozenji Yokocho

3
nights
Nachikatsura-cho

Nachikatsura-cho ©
The town of Nachikatsuura-cho wows visitors with its superlative landscape and impressive cultural attractions.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Nachi Mitaki Falls. Get outdoors at Kajitorizaki and Kujirahama Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kumano Nachi Taisha and Seigantoji Temple. Change things up with these side-trips from Nachikatsura-cho: Kamikura Shrine (in Shingu), Tanabe (Oyunohara - Original Kumano Hongu Taisha Site, Oyunohara, & more) and Kumano (Shishiiwa & Kiwacho Mine Museum). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Hirou Shrine, don't miss a visit to Tomyozaki, see the interesting displays at Hiromitsu Ochiai Baseball Hall, and take in panoramic vistas at Hiramidaienchi.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Nachikatsura-cho trip planning tool .

Drive from Osaka to Nachikatsura-cho in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a train. Traveling from Osaka in April, Nachikatsura-cho is a bit warmer at night with lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can drive to Ise.

Things to do in Nachikatsura-cho

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Taiji-cho, Tanabe, Kumano, Kamikura Shrine
Find places to stay Apr 9 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Kumano Nachi Taisha ©
Kumano Nachi Taisha
Kamikura Shrine ©
Kamikura Shrine
Kumano Hongu Taisha Shrine ©
Kumano Hongu Taisha Shrine

2
nights
Ise

Ise ©
A spiritual center of Shintoism, Ise stands as a traditional city where visitors can see the roots of Japanese culture in a number of well-preserved natural and historic sites.
You've now added Oharai-machi to your itinerary. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Meotoiwa, explore the activities along Futami-ura, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Yamato-hime Shrine, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ise Grand Shrine, then contemplate the long history of Oharai-machi, and finally examine the collection at Okageza.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Ise trip site .

You can drive from Nachikatsura-cho to Ise in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can go by car to Kyoto.

Things to do in Ise

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Daiozaki Lighthouses
Find places to stay Apr 12 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Sarutahiko Shrine ©
Sarutahiko Shrine
Oharai-machi ©
Oharai-machi
Meotoiwa ©
Meotoiwa

5
nights
Kyoto

Kyoto ©
The national capital for over a thousand years, Kyoto retains much of the charm of old Japan, boasting numerous temples and shrines that seem completely untouched by the modern world.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Daigo-ji Temple, Mount Hiei and Kifune-jinja Shrine. Kennin-ji Temple and Kiyomizu-dera Temple are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get some historical perspective at Kitano Tenmangu Shrine and Kinkaku-ji. When in Kyoto, make a side trip to see Biwako Valley in Otsu, approximately 52 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, take a stroll through Gion, take in the pleasant sights at Arashiyama, and admire the natural beauty at Kyoto Botanical Garden.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Kyoto travel planner .

Traveling by car from Ise to Kyoto takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ise in April, plan for little chillier nights in Kyoto, with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Hikone.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Biwako Valley
Find places to stay Apr 14 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Kitano Tenmangu Shrine ©
Kitano Tenmangu Shrine

2
nights
Hikone

Hikone ©
A small city on the shores of the country's largest lake, Hikone draws in visitors with its fine castle.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sekigahara Battlefield. On the next day, take an in-depth tour of Nagahama Castle Historical Museum, then steep yourself in history at Kinomoto Jizoin Temple, then witness the site of a historic battle at Sekigahara Battlefield, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Ryotanji Temple.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Hikone visit planning website .

You can take a train from Kyoto to Hikone in an hour. Another option is to drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Kyoto in April: highs in Hikone hover around 19°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Kanazawa.

Things to do in Hikone

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Nagahama, Tarobogu Shrine (Aga Shrine), Hachiman-bori, Sekigahara Battlefield
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Hikone Castle ©
Hikone Castle
Hachiman-bori ©
Hachiman-bori
Kurokabe Square ©
Kurokabe Square

3
nights
Kanazawa

Kanazawa ©
An old castle town largely unspoiled during World War II, Kanazawa features well-preserved architecture spread across a range of districts.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Higashichaya Old Town as well as Kanazawa Castle. Popular historic sites such as Natadera Temple and Shima are in your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ishikawa Aviation Plaza and Kazuemachi Tea House Street. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kanazawa: Shirakawa-mura (Nagase house, Myozenji Temple, & more), Hakusan Shirakawa-go White Road (in Hakusan) and Yunokuni no Mori (in Komatsu). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Ninja Temple, explore the galleries of Shiinoki Cultural Complex, Ishikawa Prefecture, steep yourself in history at Nomura Family Samurai House, and make a trip to Kanazawa Higashi Chayagai Kaikaro.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Kanazawa travel planner.

You can drive from Hikone to Kanazawa in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. Traveling from Hikone in April, plan for a bit cooler nights in Kanazawa, with lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can take a train to Toyama.

Things to do in Kanazawa

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Shirakawa-mura, Komatsu, Hakusan Shirakawa-go White Road
Find places to stay Apr 21 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Oyama Shrine ©
Oyama Shrine
Ishikawa Aviation Plaza ©
Ishikawa Aviation Plaza
Ninja Temple ©
Ninja Temple

1
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Toyama

Toyama ©
The center of Japan's pharmaceutical industry, the city of Toyama draws visitors with its scenic surroundings overlooked by the Japan Alps.
For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Toyama itinerary maker .

Toyama is just a stone's throw from Kanazawa. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in April, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Nagano.

Things to do in Toyama

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Find places to stay Apr 24 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Toyama Gokoku Shrine ©
Toyama Gokoku Shrine
Traditional Townscape of Iwase ©
Traditional Townscape of Iwase
Fugan Unga Kansui Park ©
Fugan Unga Kansui Park

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nights
Nagano

Nagano ©
Near the confluence of the Chikuma and Sai rivers, Nagano combines historic sites with nearby forested alps dotted with shrines.
On the next day, hike along Kita Yatsuga-take, see the interesting displays at Sanada Treasure Museum, then identify plant and animal life at Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park, and finally examine the collection at Obuse Museum Nakajima Chinami Hall.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Nagano online trip maker .

Getting from Toyama to Nagano by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Ueda.

Things to do in Nagano

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Kita Yatsuga-take, Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park, Obuse Museum Nakajima Chinami Hall, Tanaka Honke Museum, Iizuna Resort
Find places to stay Apr 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park ©
Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park
Kita Yatsuga-take ©
Kita Yatsuga-take
Saiho-ji Temple ©
Saiho-ji Temple

1
night
Ueda

Ueda ©
Nestled at the start of Japan's "Romantic Road," the city of Ueda established itself in the 16th century as a prominent castle town.
You've now added Anrakuji Temple to your itinerary.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Ueda visit planner.

Take a train from Nagano to Ueda in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in April, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can go by car to Matsumoto.

Things to do in Ueda

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Apr 27 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Anrakuji Temple ©
Anrakuji Temple
Ueda Castle ©
Ueda Castle
Zensanji Temple ©
Zensanji Temple

2
nights
Matsumoto

Matsumoto ©
A castle town, Matsumoto possesses one of the best-preserved feudal structures in the country, and maintains its historical attractions and traditions while simultaneously exuding a modern, cosmopolitan charm.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kamikochi Visitor Center, Myojin Pond, Matsumoto Castle, and other attractions you added. On your second day here, take in the pleasant sights at Matsumoto Castle, get answers to all your questions at Kamikochi Visitor Center, contemplate the waterfront views at Myojin Pond, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hodaka Shrine Okumiya, and finally examine the collection at Old High School Memorial Museum.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Matsumoto trip planner .

Traveling by car from Ueda to Matsumoto takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In April, daytime highs in Matsumoto are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can take a train to Tokyo.

Things to do in Matsumoto

Nature Parks Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 28 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Norikura Kogen (Highland) ©
Norikura Kogen (Highland)
Matsumoto Castle ©
Matsumoto Castle
Hodaka Shrine Okumiya ©
Hodaka Shrine Okumiya

1
night
Tokyo

Tokyo ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Akihabara.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Tokyo trip itinerary builder website .

You can take a train from Matsumoto to Tokyo in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 1:
Highlights from your plan
Asakusa Shrine ©
Asakusa Shrine
Nezu Museum ©
Nezu Museum
Sengaku-ji Temple ©
Sengaku-ji Temple

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