15 days in Gunma Prefecture Itinerary

15 days in Gunma Prefecture Itinerary

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Kusatsu-machi
— 4 nights
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Minakami-machi
— 3 nights
3
Katashina-mura
— 2 nights
4
Takasaki
— 4 nights

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Kusatsu-machi

Kusatsu-machi ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Kusatsu-machi: Nozori Lake (in Nakanojo-machi), Tsumagoi-mura (Tsumagoi Kogen Golf Course, Karuizawa Toy Kingdom, &more) and Naganohara-machi (Takeuchi Golf Tennis Court Blueberry Garden & Asama Otaki Fall).

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Kusatsu-machi visit planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Kusatsu-machi is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Kusatsu-machi is 1 hour. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Singapore in April: high temperatures in Kusatsu-machi hover around 19°C and lows are around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Minakami-machi.

Things to do in Kusatsu-machi

Parks · Nature · Golf

Side Trips

Tsumagoi-mura, Nakanojo-machi, Naganohara-machi, Michi-no-Eki Yamba Furusato Kan, Agatsuma Canyon
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Yubatake ©
Yubatake
Onsen Resorts
Sainokawara Park ©
Sainokawara Park

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nights
Minakami-machi

Perched beneath the foothills of several soaring mountains, the town of Minakami-machi provides a picturesque stepping stone from which to explore the dramatic surrounding scenery.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Minakami-machi: Okushima Lake (in Nakanojo-machi) and Kawaba-mura (Nagai Breweries, Denen Plaza Kawaba, &more). Next up on the itinerary: soak in some Japanese tradition at some of the top local onsens, grab your bike and head to MTB Japan Adventure Tours, head outdoors with Gunma Cycle Sports Center, and don't miss a visit to Takumi no Sato.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Minakami-machi trip planner.

You can drive from Kusatsu-machi to Minakami-machi in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can drive to Katashina-mura.

Things to do in Minakami-machi

Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Kawaba-mura, Okushima Lake, Gunma Cycle Sports Center
Find places to stay Apr 15 — 18:
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River Rafting & Tubing
Onsen Resorts
Denen Plaza Kawaba ©
Denen Plaza Kawaba

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Katashina-mura

Katashina-mura ©
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Ozegahara, then admire the natural beauty at Oze Plant Research Specimen Garden, and then hit the slopes at Katashina Kogen Ski Place. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Shigehachi, don't miss a visit to Tennozakura, take in the dramatic scenery at Fukiwarenotaki Falls, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ukishima Kannnondo, then hit the slopes at Marunuma Kogen Ski Place, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Tenku no Ashiyu.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Katashina-mura using our trip planner.

You can drive from Minakami-machi to Katashina-mura in 1.5 hours. In April in Katashina-mura, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to drive to Takasaki.

Things to do in Katashina-mura

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Numata, Marunuma Kogen Ski Place
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Fukiwarenotaki Falls ©
Fukiwarenotaki Falls
Ozegahara ©
Ozegahara

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Takasaki

Takasaki ©
Famous for its Daruma dolls, Takasaki serves as a great stopover town during a trip through Japan.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Takasaki: Odairanosato Shinsui Park (in Midori), Kiryu (Gunma University Faculty of Engineering Alumni Memorial Hall & Ryushin-ji Temple) and Ota (Kanayama Castle Remains & Mikazukimura). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Tomioka Silk Mill, see the interesting displays at Usui Toge Railroad Cultural Village, make a trip to Takasaki City Hall Observation Deck, and soak in some Japanese tradition at some of the top local onsens.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Takasaki trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Katashina-mura to Takasaki takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Katashina-mura in April, plan for slightly colder nights in Takasaki, with lows around 9°C. On the 24th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Takasaki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Shibukawa, Tomioka, Kiryu, Ota, Odairanosato Shinsui Park
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Ikaho Stone Steps ©
Ikaho Stone Steps
Tomioka Silk Mill ©
Tomioka Silk Mill
Lake Haruna ©
Lake Haruna