6 days in Gunma Prefecture Itinerary

6 days in Gunma Prefecture Itinerary

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6 days in Gunma Prefecture Itinerary

Start: Tokyo
Drive:  2​h 30​min
1
Takasaki
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Minakami-machi
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Nakanojo-machi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Kusatsu-machi
— 1 night
End: Tokyo

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Takasaki

Takasaki ©
Famous for its Daruma dolls, Takasaki serves as a great stopover town during a trip through Japan.
On the 21st (Thu), steep yourself in history at Tomioka Silk Mill, then examine the collection at Konnyaku Park, then look for gifts at Michi-no-Eki Laran Fujioka, and finally browse the different shops at E'site Takasaki. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Haruna Shrine, explore the activities along Lake Haruna, then don't miss a visit to Ikaho Stone Steps, and finally soak in some Japanese tradition at some of the top local onsens.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Takasaki travel itinerary planner .

Tokyo to Takasaki is an approximately 2-hour car ride. Traveling from Tokyo in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Takasaki, with lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Minakami-machi.

Things to do in Takasaki

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Shibukawa, Tomioka Silk Mill, Michi-no-Eki Laran Fujioka, Konnyaku Park
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Tomioka Silk Mill ©
Tomioka Silk Mill
Ikaho Stone Steps ©
Ikaho Stone Steps
Haruna Shrine ©
Haruna Shrine

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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.
On the 23rd (Sat), scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, then see the interesting displays at Tsukiyono Vidro Park, and then indulge in Japan's hot spring tradition at some of the top local onsens.

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Getting from Takasaki to Minakami-machi by car takes about 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Nakanojo-machi.

Things to do in Minakami-machi

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Tsukiyono Vidro Park ©
Tsukiyono Vidro Park

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nights
Nakanojo-machi

Nakanojo-machi
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): explore the activities along Okushima Lake, explore the striking landscape at Shima no Oketsu, and then step into the grandiose world of Iwabitsu Castle Ruins. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Oiwa Fudodo, then indulge in Japan's hot spring tradition at some of the top local onsens, then take in breathtaking views at Agatsuma Canyon, and finally snap pictures at Yamba Bridge.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Nakanojo-machi road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Minakami-machi to Nakanojo-machi takes 2.5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Nakanojo-machi can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Kusatsu-machi.

Things to do in Nakanojo-machi

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Higashiagatsuma-machi, Yamba Bridge
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Kusatsu-machi

Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): soak in some Japanese tradition at some of the top local onsens, then contemplate the long history of Netsunoyu, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Yubatake.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Kusatsu-machi trip itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Nakanojo-machi to Kusatsu-machi in an hour. In March, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Kusatsu-machi

Parks Nature Baths
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Onsen Resorts
Yubatake ©
Yubatake
Netsunoyu ©
Netsunoyu