Route & dates
Start: Yangon (Rangoon)
Fly to Toyama, Drive to Tateyama-machi
Tateyama-machi— 1 day
Kanazawa— 2 nights
End: Yangon (Rangoon)
Mon, Sep 23 - Thu, Sep 26
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The small town of Tateyama-machi, nestled in the hills of Mount Tate, remains most notable as the gateway to the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route.Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): make a trip to Kurobe Dam, then contemplate the waterfront views at Mikurigaike Pond, then cruise along Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route, and finally trek along Murododaira.
For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Tateyama-machi trip itinerary planner.
Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar to Tateyama-machi is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Yangon (Rangoon) to Tateyama-machi, you'll lose 2.5 hours due to the time zone difference. In September in Tateyama-machi, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can go by car to Kanazawa.
Things to do in Tateyama-machi
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An old castle town largely unspoiled during World War II, Kanazawa features well-preserved architecture spread across a range of districts.Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): make a trip to Omicho Market, wander the streets of Higashichaya Old Town, then explore the historical opulence of Kanazawa Castle, then admire the natural beauty at Kenrokuen Garden, and finally admire the masterpieces at 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Seisonkaku Villa, examine the collection at Ishikawa Prefectural Museum for Traditional Products and Crafts, admire the striking features of Kanazawa Station, then steep yourself in history at Nomura Family Samurai House, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ninja Temple.
To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Kanazawa road trip planning tool.
Drive from Tateyama-machi to Kanazawa in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. September in Kanazawa sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.
Things to do in Kanazawa
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