60 days in Gunma Prefecture Itinerary

60 days in Gunma Prefecture Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Gunma Prefecture Trip Planner

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Route & dates

Start: Manila, Luzon
Fly + Drive:  12 h
1
Ota
— 15 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Minakami-machi
— 14 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Kusatsu-machi
— 15 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Takasaki
— 15 nights
Drive + Fly:  12 h 30 min
End: Manila, Luzon

15
nights
Ota

Ota ©
Visit Kanayama Castle Remains and Ikushina Shrine for their historical value. Take a break from the city and head to Japan Snake Center and Konaka Falls. Get out of town with these interesting Ota side-trips: Midori (Tomihiro Art Museum, Lake Kusaki, &more), Tatebayashi (Buyokan, Zenchoji Temple, &more) and Itakura-machi (Raiden Shrine & Gunma Suigo Park).

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Ota planner.

Manila, Philippines to Ota is an approximately 11.5- hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Manila to Ota, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Manila, expect much colder days and slightly colder nights in Ota, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Minakami-machi.

Things to do in Ota

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Tatebayashi, Kiryu, Midori, Isesaki, Oizumi-machi
Find places to stay May 1 — 16:
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Kiryugaoka Zoo ©
Kiryugaoka Zoo
Tomihiro Art Museum ©
Tomihiro Art Museum
Raiden Shrine ©
Raiden Shrine

14
nights
Minakami-machi

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.
Get in touch with nature at Tanigawadaketenjindaira Ski Area and Fukiwarenotaki Falls. Do some cultural sightseeing at Tenichi Art Museum and Naramata Dam Disaster Protection Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Minakami-machi: Numata (Otone Breweries, Spa Resort Yuniiku, &more), Katashina-mura (Snowpal Oguna Hotaka & Ozegahara) and Kawaba-mura (Kojyu Hotspring, Tsuchida Brewery, &more). Spend the 17th (Wed) exploring nature at Oze National Park. On the 22nd (Mon), spend a relaxing day on the river with I LOVE OUTDOORS JAPAN. There's much more to do: soak in some Japanese tradition at some of the top local onsens, hit the slopes at Fujiwara Snow&Spa Resort, deepen your understanding at Gunma Astronomical Observatory, and get outside with O-Ana Ski Resort.

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Traveling by car from Ota to Minakami-machi takes 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kusatsu-machi.

Things to do in Minakami-machi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Numata, Kawaba-mura, Katashina-mura, Oze National Park, Gunma Cycle Sports Center
Find places to stay May 16 — 30:
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Oze National Park ©
Oze National Park
Fukiwarenotaki Falls ©
Fukiwarenotaki Falls
I LOVE OUTDOORS JAPAN ©
I LOVE OUTDOORS JAPAN

15
nights
Kusatsu-machi

Kusatsu-machi ©
Museum-lovers will get to explore Environment Experience Amusement and Nakanojo Museum of Folk & History, Musee. Get outdoors at Yubatake and Tsumagoi Kogen Golf Course. Venture out of the city with trips to Tsumagoi-mura (Onioshidashi Volcanic Park, Aisai no Oka, &more), Naganohara-machi (Takeuchi Golf Tennis Court Blueberry Garden & Asama Otaki Fall) and Rokuha Park Pool (in Kusatsu).

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Kusatsu-machi trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Minakami-machi to Kusatsu-machi in 2 hours. In May in Kusatsu-machi, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Takasaki.

Things to do in Kusatsu-machi

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Nakanojo-machi, Tsumagoi-mura, Naganohara-machi, Rokuha Park Pool
Find places to stay May 30 — Jun 14:
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Yubatake ©
Yubatake
Onsen Resorts
Mt. Kusatsu-Shirane ©
Mt. Kusatsu-Shirane

15
nights
Takasaki

Takasaki ©
Famous for its Daruma dolls, Takasaki serves as a great stopover town during a trip through Japan.
Haruna Shrine and Ikaho Stone Steps will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will appreciate Konnyaku Park and Kanra Town History and Folklore Museum. Explore Takasaki's surroundings by going to Shibukawa (Kajikabashi, Ikaho Shrine, &more), Ankodo (in Yoshioka-machi) and Maebashi (Genkeiji Temple, Shoda Shoyu Stadium Gunma, &more). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Tomioka Silk Mill, get outside with Misato Bairin, explore the world behind art at Takasaki City Gallery, and see the interesting displays at Kannamachi Dinosaurs Center.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Takasaki trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Kusatsu-machi to Takasaki takes 2 hours. In June in Takasaki, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 20°C at night. On the 29th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Takasaki

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Maebashi, Shibukawa, Tomioka, Fujioka, Tamamura-machi
Find places to stay Jun 14 — 29:
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Haruna Shrine ©
Haruna Shrine
Tomioka Silk Mill ©
Tomioka Silk Mill
Ikaho Stone Steps ©
Ikaho Stone Steps