6 days in Gunma Prefecture Itinerary

6 days in Gunma Prefecture Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Singapore
Fly + Drive:  13 h 15 min
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  14 h 15 min
End: Singapore


Shibukawa ©
Often referred to as the "Belly Button of Japan," the city of Shibukawa celebrates its status as the country's geographical center by hosting the Heso Matsuri, or Belly Button Festival.
On the 23rd (Fri), admire the sheer force of Fukiwarenotaki Falls, then steep yourself in history at Tomioka Silk Mill, then look for gifts at Seihotei, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Ikaho Stone Steps. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Haruna Shrine and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mizusawaji.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Shibukawa tour itinerary builder website.

Singapore, Singapore to Shibukawa is an approximately 13.5- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Standard Time (SGT) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Singapore in August, you will find days in Shibukawa are a bit cooler (32°C), and nights are about the same (29°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Kusatsu-machi.

Things to do in Shibukawa

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Fukiwarenotaki Falls, Tomioka Silk Mill, Haruna Shrine
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Tomioka Silk Mill ©
Tomioka Silk Mill
Ikaho Stone Steps ©
Ikaho Stone Steps
Fukiwarenotaki Falls ©
Fukiwarenotaki Falls


Kusatsu-machi ©
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): walk around Sainokawara Park, indulge in Japan's hot spring tradition at some of the top local onsens, and then take in the natural beauty of Yubatake. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Netsunoyu, go for a walk through Onioshidashi Volcanic Park, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Kusatsu-Shirane, and finally don't miss a visit to Japan's Highest National Highway Point.

To see traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Kusatsu-machi travel route builder app.

Traveling by car from Shibukawa to Kusatsu-machi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Kusatsu-machi sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. On the 27th (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Kusatsu-machi

Parks Nature Spas

Side Trips

Japan's Highest National Highway Point, Onioshidashi Volcanic Park
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Yubatake ©
Onsen Resorts
Sainokawara Park ©
Sainokawara Park