10 days in Japan Itinerary

10 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Singapore
Fly + Train:  10 h 30 min
1
Nagoya
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Kiso-machi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Gero
— 1 day
Drive:  4 h
4
Takayama-mura
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
5
Shirakawa
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h 30 min
6
Kanazawa
— 1 night
Train + Taxi:  2 h
7
Yamanouchi-machi
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
8
Takayama
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
9
Fujikawaguchiko-machi
— 1 night
+2
Bus + Train + Fly:  13 h
End: Singapore

few
hours
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Nagoya Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Atsuta Jingu Shrine, then contemplate the waterfront views at Yamazaki River, and finally make a trip to Osu Shopping Street.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Nagoya trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Nagoya is an approximately 10- hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Nagoya. Traveling from Singapore in February, things will get colder in Nagoya: highs are around 7°C and lows about 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can drive to Kiso-machi.

Things to do in Nagoya

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife
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Yamazaki River ©
Yamazaki River
Nagoya Castle ©
Nagoya Castle
Atsuta Jingu Shrine ©
Atsuta Jingu Shrine

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nights
Kiso-machi

Kiso-machi
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): hit the slopes at Kiso Fukushima Ski Resort, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kozen-ji Temple, then visit Fukushimajuku Uenodanchiku no Machinami, and finally take a stroll through Kisofukushima.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Kiso-machi trip planner.

Getting from Nagoya to Kiso-machi by car takes about 2.5 hours. In February, Kiso-machi is little chillier than Nagoya - with highs of 4°C and lows of -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Gero.

Things to do in Kiso-machi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
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1
day
Gero

Gero ©
Gero is a city in Gifu Prefecture, Japan. On the 19th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Senshoji Temple, then indulge in Japan's hot spring tradition at some of the top local onsens, and then examine the collection at Gero Onsen Gassho Village.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Gero online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kiso-machi to Gero in 2 hours. Traveling from Kiso-machi in February, Gero is a bit warmer at night with lows of 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Takayama-mura.

Things to do in Gero

Baths Museums Historic Sites
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Gero Onsen Gassho Village ©
Gero Onsen Gassho Village

2
nights
Takayama-mura

Takayama-mura ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Iwabitsu Castle Ruins, grab your bike and head to Gunma Cycle Sports Center, and then contemplate the long history of Kichijo-ji Temple.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Takayama-mura trip planner.

Drive from Gero to Takayama-mura in 5.5 hours. You will leave for Shirakawa on the 21st (Wed).

Things to do in Takayama-mura

Trails Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Gunma Cycle Sports Center, Iwabitsu Castle Ruins, Kichijo-ji Temple
Find places to stay Feb 19 — 21:
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Iwabitsu Castle Ruins ©
Iwabitsu Castle Ruins

1
night
Shirakawa

Shirakawa ©
Shirakawa is a city located in Fukushima Prefecture, in northern Honshū, Japan. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): make a trip to Shirakawa no Sekiato, head outdoors with Nishinosato Promenade, and then step into the grandiose world of Komine Castle Remains.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Shirakawa visit site.

Drive from Takayama-mura to Shirakawa in 3 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Shirakawa can reach 4°C, while at night they dip to -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Kanazawa.

Things to do in Shirakawa

Trails Parks Wildlife
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Komine Castle Remains ©
Komine Castle Remains

1
night
Kanazawa

Kanazawa ©
An old castle town largely unspoiled during World War II, Kanazawa features well-preserved architecture spread across a range of districts.
On the 22nd (Thu), examine the collection at D. T. Suzuki Museum, then get outside with Shishiku Park, then visit Higashichaya Old Town, and finally walk around Kenrokuen Garden.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Kanazawa trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Shirakawa to Kanazawa takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In February, daytime highs in Kanazawa are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Yamanouchi-machi.

Things to do in Kanazawa

Outdoors Museums Parks

Side Trip

Shishiku Park
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D. T. Suzuki Museum ©
D. T. Suzuki Museum
Higashichaya Old Town ©
Higashichaya Old Town
Shishiku Park ©
Shishiku Park

1
night
Yamanouchi-machi

Yamanouchi-machi ©
The resort town of Yamanouchi-machi has plenty of contrasting, but complementary things going for it.
On the 23rd (Fri), see the interesting displays at Sake Storehouse Art Museum - Gallery Tamamura Honten, identify plant and animal life at Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park, and then soak in some Japanese tradition at some of the top local onsens.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Yamanouchi-machi tour itinerary app.

Traveling by combination of train and taxi from Kanazawa to Yamanouchi-machi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. In February, Yamanouchi-machi is a bit cooler than Kanazawa - with highs of 4°C and lows of -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Takayama.

Things to do in Yamanouchi-machi

Parks Wildlife Baths
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Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park ©
Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park
Onsen Resorts

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Kusakabe Folk Museum, admire the striking features of Yoshijima Heritage House, examine the collection at Takayama Showa Museum, savor the flavors at Funasaka Shuzo Brewery, then indulge your taste buds at Harada Sake Brewery, and finally take a stroll through Sanmachi Suji.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Takayama trip builder tool.

You can drive from Yamanouchi-machi to Takayama in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In February, daytime highs in Takayama are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to drive to Fujikawaguchiko-machi.

Things to do in Takayama

Historic Sites Shopping Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay Feb 24 — 25:
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Yoshijima Heritage House ©
Yoshijima Heritage House
Takayama Showa Museum ©
Takayama Showa Museum
Kusakabe Folk Museum ©
Kusakabe Folk Museum

1
night
Fujikawaguchiko-machi

Fujikawaguchiko-machi ©
A resort town located in the foothills of Mount Fuji, Fujikawaguchiko-machi acts as a base for many who plan to take one of the trails up the iconic volcano.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): hit the slopes at Fujiten Snow Resort and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Ide Sake Brewery.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Fujikawaguchiko-machi trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Takayama to Fujikawaguchiko-machi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Fujikawaguchiko-machi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Fujiten Snow Resort
Find places to stay Feb 25 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Fujiten Snow Resort ©
Fujiten Snow Resort
Ide Sake Brewery ©
Ide Sake Brewery

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