10 days in Chubu & Tokyo Prefecture Itinerary

10 days in Chubu & Tokyo Prefecture Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Singapore
Fly + Train:  10 h
1
Nagoya
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 45 min
2
Toba
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
3
Takayama
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Kanazawa
— 1 night
Train:  3 h 15 min
5
Tokyo
— 3 nights
Fly:  9 h 45 min
End: Singapore

1
night
Nagoya

Nagoya
Known nationally as an industrial heartland, Nagoya boasts a far more cosmopolitan and cultural core than its reputation would lead you to believe.
On the 9th (Mon), stop by Sakae, make a trip to Osu Shopping Street, and then don't miss a visit to Nagoya Castle.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Nagoya trip maker app.

Singapore, Singapore to Nagoya is an approximately 10- hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Nagoya due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in April, things will get colder in Nagoya: highs are around 19°C and lows about 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Toba.

Things to do in Nagoya

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites
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Sakae
Sakae
Nagoya Castle ©
Nagoya Castle
Osu Shopping Street ©
Osu Shopping Street

2
nights
Toba

Toba ©
Notable for its oysters and the production of cultured pearls, the city of Toba, mostly situated within Ise-Shima National Park, includes a number of small islands in Ise Bay.
On the 10th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Sarutahiko Shrine, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Ise Shrine Geku, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Futami Okitama Shrine, and finally make a trip to Meotoiwa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Aramatsurinomiya, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ise Grand Shrine, then get engrossed in the history at Sengukan, and finally contemplate the long history of Oharai-machi.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Toba driving holiday planner.

Traveling by train from Nagoya to Toba takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Nagoya in April, Toba is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 18°C. On the 11th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Takayama.

Things to do in Toba

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Ise
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Oharai-machi ©
Oharai-machi
Sarutahiko Shrine ©
Sarutahiko Shrine
Futami Okitama Shrine ©
Futami Okitama Shrine

2
nights
Takayama

Takayama ©
Hidden high up in the Japanese Alps, Takayama remained largely cut off from the rest of Japan for centuries, allowing the local culture to grow in relative isolation.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): browse the eclectic array of goods at Hida-Takayama Miyagawa Morning Market, see the interesting displays at Takayama Showa Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Higashiyama Walking Course, then examine the collection at Takayama Festival Floats Exhibition Hall, and finally indulge your taste buds at Okuhida Fukuji Onsen Asaichi.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Takayama online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Toba to Takayama by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Toba in April since evenings lows in Takayama dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Kanazawa.

Things to do in Takayama

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Hida-Takayama Miyagawa Morning Market ©
Hida-Takayama Miyagawa Morning Market
Higashiyama Walking Course ©
Higashiyama Walking Course
Takayama Showa Museum ©
Takayama Showa Museum

1
night
Kanazawa

Kanazawa ©
An old castle town largely unspoiled during World War II, Kanazawa features well-preserved architecture spread across a range of districts.
On the 13th (Fri), see the interesting displays at D. T. Suzuki Museum, wander the streets of Higashichaya Old Town, and then take a memorable drive along Chirihama Nagisa Driveway.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Kanazawa trip tool.

Getting from Takayama to Kanazawa by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In April in Kanazawa, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kanazawa

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Chirihama Nagisa Driveway
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Chirihama Nagisa Driveway ©
Chirihama Nagisa Driveway
Oyama Shrine ©
Oyama Shrine
D. T. Suzuki Museum ©
D. T. Suzuki Museum

3
nights
Tokyo

Tokyo ©
Tokyo holds the status of most populous metropolitan area in the world--a fact you'll find tangible as you walk the bustling streets and explore its diverse neighborhoods and cultures.
Appreciate the collections at Tokyo National Museum and Edo-Tokyo Museum. Popular historic sites such as Senso-ji Temple and Imperial Palace are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, wander the streets of Asakusa, and get a taste of the local shopping with Ginza.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Tokyo trip planner.

Traveling by train from Kanazawa to Tokyo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Kanazawa in April, expect a bit warmer with lows of 12°C in Tokyo. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping
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Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple
Tokyo National Museum ©
Tokyo National Museum
Ginza ©
Ginza

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