9 days in Chubu Itinerary

9 days in Chubu Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Chubu planner

©
This plan was created by another inspirock user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

9 days in Chubu Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Nagoya
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Takayama
— 1 night
train:  3​h
3
Kanazawa
— 2 nights
train:  3​h
4
Matsumoto
— 1 night
5
Nagoya
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  11​h
End: Kuala Lumpur

2
nights
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.
You've now added Sakae to your itinerary. On the 21st (Thu), steep yourself in history at Nagoya Castle, then take a stroll through Sakae, and then take in panoramic vistas at Nagoya TV Tower.

To see photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Nagoya trip planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Nagoya is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Nagoya due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Kuala Lumpur in November, with highs in Nagoya at 16°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Takayama.

Things to do in Nagoya

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 20 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Sakae
Sakae
Nagoya Castle ©
Nagoya Castle
Nagoya TV Tower ©
Nagoya TV Tower

1
night
Takayama

Takayama ©
Hidden high up in the Japanese Alps, Takayama remained largely cut off from the rest of Japan for centuries, allowing the local culture to grow in relative isolation.
You've now added Takayama Jinya to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): wander the streets of Sanmachi Suji and then steep yourself in history at Takayama Jinya. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat): hunt for treasures at Hida-Takayama Miyagawa Morning Market and then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go Gassho Style Houses.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Takayama trip maker app .

Getting from Nagoya to Takayama by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In November in Takayama, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Kanazawa.

Things to do in Takayama

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

The Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go Gassho Style Houses
Find places to stay Nov 22 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Takayama Jinya ©
Takayama Jinya
Sanmachi Suji ©
Sanmachi Suji

2
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 Omicho Market.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Kanazawa sightseeing app .

You can drive from Takayama to Kanazawa in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Kanazawa can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to drive to Gero.

Things to do in Kanazawa

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Nov 23 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Kenrokuen Garden
Kenrokuen Garden
Higashichaya Old Town ©
Higashichaya Old Town
Kanazawa Castle ©
Kanazawa Castle

1
night
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 Nakamachi Street as well as Daio Wasabi Farm. Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): explore and take pictures at Daio Wasabi Farm, step into the grandiose world of Matsumoto Castle, and then take a stroll through Nakamachi Street.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Matsumoto tour itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Kanazawa to Matsumoto takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Kanazawa in November, you will find days in Matsumoto are little chillier (14°C), and nights are about the same (6°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Nagoya.

Things to do in Matsumoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Daio Wasabi Farm
Find places to stay Nov 25 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Matsumoto Castle ©
Matsumoto Castle
Nakamachi Street ©
Nakamachi Street
Daio Wasabi Farm ©
Daio Wasabi Farm

2
nights
Nagoya

Nagoya ©
You've added JR Central Towers, Nabana no Sato Sato no Yu, Osu Shopping Street, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 26th (Tue), wander the streets of Osu Shopping Street and then browse the different shops at Oasis 21. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: buy something for everyone on your list at JR Central Towers and then soak in some Japanese tradition at Nabana no Sato Sato no Yu.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Nagoya fast, fun, and easy.

Take a train from Matsumoto to Nagoya in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Matsumoto in November since evenings lows in Nagoya dip to 11°C. On the 28th (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Nagoya

Spas Baths Shopping

Side Trip

Nabana no Sato Sato no Yu
Find places to stay Nov 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
JR Central Towers ©
JR Central Towers
Osu Shopping Street ©
Osu Shopping Street
Oasis 21 ©
Oasis 21