15 days in Gunma Prefecture Itinerary

15 days in Gunma Prefecture Itinerary

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15 days in Gunma Prefecture Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly + Drive:  14​h 15​min
1
Kusatsu-machi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Minakami-machi
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Katashina-mura
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Takasaki
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  13​h
End: Singapore

2
nights
Kusatsu-machi

Kusatsu-machi ©
Venture out of the city with trips to Nakanojo-machi (Ogura no Taki Fall & Shima no Oketsu) and Tsumagoi-mura (Onioshidashi Volcanic Park & Karuizawa Toy Kingdom).

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Kusatsu-machi trip itinerary planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Kusatsu-machi is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Kusatsu-machi is 1 hour. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Singapore in September, with highs in Kusatsu-machi at 28°C and lows at 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can go by car to Minakami-machi.

Things to do in Kusatsu-machi

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Tsumagoi-mura, Nakanojo-machi
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Yubatake ©
Yubatake
Onsen Resorts
Sainokawara Park ©
Sainokawara Park

3
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Minakami-machi: Kichijo-ji Temple (in Kawaba-mura) and Okushima Lake (in Nakanojo-machi). There's much more to do: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, don't miss a visit to Doai Station, indulge in Japan's hot spring tradition at some of the top local onsens, and see the interesting displays at Tsukiyono Vidro Park.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Minakami-machi trip maker tool .

You can drive from Kusatsu-machi to Minakami-machi in 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Katashina-mura.

Things to do in Minakami-machi

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Kichijo-ji Temple, Okushima Lake
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River Rafting & Tubing
Tanigawadake Ropeway ©
Tanigawadake Ropeway
Takumi no Sato ©
Takumi no Sato

2
nights
Katashina-mura

Katashina-mura ©
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): get outside with Marunuma Kogen Ski Place, take in nature's colorful creations at Oze Plant Research Specimen Garden, and then go for a walk through Ozegahara. On the 4th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hit the slopes at White World Oze Iwakura, don't miss a visit to Shigehachi, don't miss a visit to Tennozakura, admire the sheer force of Fukiwarenotaki Falls, then test the waters at a local thermal spa, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Tenku no Ashiyu.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Katashina-mura road trip planner .

You can drive from Minakami-machi to Katashina-mura in 1.5 hours. In October in Katashina-mura, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time 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
White World Oze Iwakura ©
White World Oze Iwakura

6
nights
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: Shibukawa (Mizusawaji, Ikaho Shrine, & more), Odairanosato Shinsui Park (in Midori) and Kakumambuchi (in Maebashi). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Haruna Shrine, steep yourself in history at Tomioka Silk Mill, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Gunma Safari Park, and get a new perspective on nature at Gunma Natural Museum.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Takasaki trip itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Katashina-mura to Takasaki by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Katashina-mura in October, plan for a bit cooler nights in Takasaki, with lows around 15°C. On the 10th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Takasaki

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Shibukawa, Tomioka, Maebashi, Shimonita-machi, Odairanosato Shinsui Park
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Tomioka Silk Mill ©
Tomioka Silk Mill
Haruna Shrine ©
Haruna Shrine
Ikaho Stone Steps ©
Ikaho Stone Steps