9 days in Toyooka, Kobe & Awaji Itinerary

9 days in Toyooka, Kobe & Awaji Itinerary

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9 days in Toyooka, Kobe & Awaji Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly + Drive:  18 h 15 min
1
Toyooka
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Kobe
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h
3
Awaji
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  15 h
End: Singapore

1
night
Toyooka

Toyooka ©
A vacation in Toyooka lets you explore the UNESCO Global Geopark that completely surrounds the small town, notable for its scenic islands, rock formations, caves, and sand dunes.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Naomi Uemura Bokenkan, examine the collection at Gembudo Museum, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Street of Kinosaki Onsen.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Toyooka tour site .

Singapore, Singapore to Toyooka is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Toyooka. Traveling from Singapore in April, things will get colder in Toyooka: highs are around 20°C and lows about 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Kobe.

Things to do in Toyooka

Museums Historic Sites
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Gembudo Museum ©
Gembudo Museum
Street of Kinosaki Onsen ©
Street of Kinosaki Onsen

3
nights
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Mt Shosha hiking and Mukogawa Valley. Venture out of the city with trips to Shukugawa Park (in Nishinomiya) and Himeji Castle (in Himeji). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Nunobiki Falls (Nunobiki-No-Taki), see the interesting displays at Hakutsuru Sake Brewery Museum, and admire the natural beauty at Ashiya Rock Garden.

To see traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Kobe trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Toyooka to Kobe takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and bus. In April, daytime highs in Kobe are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Thu) before leaving for Awaji.

Things to do in Kobe

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Himeji, Ashiya Rock Garden, Shukugawa Park, Mukogawa Valley
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Himeji Castle ©
Himeji Castle
Shukugawa Park ©
Shukugawa Park
Mt Shosha hiking ©
Mt Shosha hiking

2
nights
Awaji

Awaji ©
Most trips to Awaji remain fairly brief stop-offs on the expressway between Honshu and Shikoku.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): get great views at Awaji Hanasajiki, then see the interesting displays at Nojima Fault Preservation Museum, and then explore the ancient world of Gossa Kaito Ruins. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Uzu no Michi, make a trip to Awaji Highway Oasis, then admire the masterpieces at Awaji Oiso Artyama, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Matsuho Shrine.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Awaji online route planner .

Traveling by car from Kobe to Awaji takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Awaji can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Awaji

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sumoto Hachiman Shrine, Uzu no Michi
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Awaji Oiso Artyama ©
Awaji Oiso Artyama
Uzu no Michi ©
Uzu no Michi
Awaji Hanasajiki ©
Awaji Hanasajiki

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