8 days in Nara Prefecture Itinerary

8 days in Nara Prefecture Itinerary

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Totsukawa-mura
— 1 night
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Gojo
— 2 nights
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Nara
— 4 nights

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Totsukawa-mura

Totsukawa-mura ©
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): soak in some Japanese tradition at some of the top local onsens, then get engrossed in the history at Totsukawamura Rekishi Minzoku Shiryokan, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Tamakiyama, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Tamaki Shrine.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Totsukawa-mura trip itinerary builder site.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Totsukawa-mura is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time to Japan Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from Kuala Lumpur in April, plan for cooler days and a bit cooler nights in Totsukawa-mura: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Gojo.

Things to do in Totsukawa-mura

Nature · Parks · Spas · Baths
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Tamaki Shrine ©
Tamaki Shrine

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Gojo

Gojo ©
Gojō is a city located in Nara Prefecture, Japan. Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): examine the collection at Gojo City Minzoku Shiryokan and then look for all kinds of wild species at Mitarai Valley. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Kinpusenji Temple, don't miss a visit to Ruins of Takatori Castle, then contemplate the long history of Taimadera Nakanobo, and finally admire the verdant scenery at Katsuragi Highlands.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Gojo trip maker app.

You can drive from Totsukawa-mura to Gojo in 2.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can drive to Nara.

Things to do in Gojo

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

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Mitarai Valley ©
Mitarai Valley
Ruins of Takatori Castle ©
Ruins of Takatori Castle

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Nara

Nara ©

Ancient City

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.
Todai-ji Temple and Kofuku-ji Temple will appeal to history buffs. Appreciate the collections at Todaiji Temple Cultural Center and Nara National Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nara: Kitora Tomb Hekiga Taikenkan Shijin no Yakata (in Asuka-mura), Kashihara (Exhibition Room of Fujiwara Imperial Site & Imai Skyline Exchange Center Hanairaka) and Kusuri no Yakata (in Uda). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Nara Park, examine the collection at Nara Prefectural Museum of Folklore, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kasuga Grand Shrine, and take an in-depth tour of Kasuga Taisha Museum.

To see photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Nara itinerary maker.

You can drive from Gojo to Nara in an hour. April in Nara sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nara

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Breweries & Distilleries

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Nara Park ©
Nara Park
Todai-ji Temple ©
Todai-ji Temple
Kasuga Grand Shrine ©
Kasuga Grand Shrine

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