12 days in Nanao, Wajima & Shika-machi Itinerary

12 days in Nanao, Wajima & Shika-machi Itinerary

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Nanao ©
Located in the heart of Noto Peninsula, Nanao offers tourists a laid-back getaway and scenic nature spots.
You've now added Shimo Sazanami Fishing Port to your itinerary. On the 15th (Fri), get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Notojima Aquarium, soak in some Japanese tradition at some of the top local onsens, then visit Michi-no-Eki Noto Shokusai Market, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Shimo Sazanami Fishing Port. On the 16th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step off the mainland to explore Notojima, browse the eclectic array of goods at Himi Banyagai, and then snap pictures at Notojima Ohashi.

For reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Nanao trip itinerary builder app.

Toyama to Nanao is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. In September, daily temperatures in Nanao can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Wajima.

Things to do in Nanao

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Himi Banyagai
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Notojima Aquarium ©
Notojima Aquarium
Michi-no-Eki Noto Shokusai Market ©
Michi-no-Eki Noto Shokusai Market
Notojima Ohashi ©
Notojima Ohashi


Wajima ©
Situated in the isolated north of the hilly Noto Peninsula, Wajima attracts visitors with its many museums, festivals, and shops that showcase its rich cultural heritage.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): go for a walk through Makaki no Sato, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Daihonzan Soujiji Soin, then examine the collection at Wajima Kiriko Art Museum, and finally step off the mainland to explore Mitsukejima Island. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Godzilla Rock, look for gifts at Michi-no-Eki Suzu Endenmura, then kick back and relax at Koiji Beach, and finally hunt for treasures at Wajima Morning Market.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Wajima trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Nanao to Wajima takes 1.5 hours. In September in Wajima, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to drive to Shika-machi.

Things to do in Wajima

Parks · Shopping · Nature

Side Trips

Suzu, Koiji Beach
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Mitsukejima Island ©
Mitsukejima Island
Wajima Morning Market ©
Wajima Morning Market
Wajima Kiriko Art Museum ©
Wajima Kiriko Art Museum


Shika-machi ©
You've added Rokkosaki, Noto Peninsula, Shiroyone Semmaida, and other attractions to your itinerary. Explore Shika-machi's surroundings by going to Kagahan Tomurayaku Okabe Residence (in Hodatsushimizu-cho) and Himi-shi fishery cultural exchange center (in Himi).

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Shika-machi driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Wajima to Shika-machi takes an hour. In September, daytime highs in Shika-machi are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. On the 26th (Tue), you're off to home.

Things to do in Shika-machi

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Himi, Wajima, Suzu, Chirihama Nagisa Driveway, Noto Peninsula
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Chirihama Nagisa Driveway ©
Chirihama Nagisa Driveway
Shiroyone Semmaida ©
Shiroyone Semmaida
Tsukumo Bay ©
Tsukumo Bay