10 days in Tokyo, Okayama & Matsuyama Itinerary

10 days in Tokyo, Okayama & Matsuyama Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tokyo
— 3 nights
2
Okayama
— 2 nights
3
Matsuyama
— 3 nights

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.
On the next day, admire the striking features of Tokyo Tower, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, thenmake a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, and finally walk around Ueno Park.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Tokyo tour builder website.

Bangkok, Thailand to Tokyo is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Bangkok to Tokyo, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Bangkok in March: high temperatures in Tokyo hover around °C and lows are around °C. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Okayama.

Things to do in Tokyo

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower

2
nights
Okayama

Okayama ©
A major transit hub in western Japan, Okayama provides a convenient mid-point between Kyoto, Osaka, and Hiroshima.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Japanese Rural Toy Museum and then steep yourself in history at Kotohira-gu. On the 31st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Okayama Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kibitsu Shrine, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Ritsurin Garden.

Find out how to plan Okayama trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Getting from Tokyo to Okayama by train takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Tokyo in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Okayama, with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can go by car to Matsuyama.

Things to do in Okayama

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Kurashiki, Kotohira-gu, Ritsurin Garden
Highlights from your plan
Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter ©
Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter
Ritsurin Garden
Ritsurin Garden
Okayama Korakuen Garden ©
Okayama Korakuen Garden

3
nights
Matsuyama

Matsuyama ©
Matsuyama features a number of historical sites and acts as a gateway for exploring the rest of Shikoku.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Matsuyama: Shikoku Karst Onogahara (in Seiyo) and Izumidani Terraces (in Uchiko-cho). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Matsuyama Castle, admire the landmark architecture of Bansuiso, test the waters at a local thermal spa, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ishiteji.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Matsuyama road trip planner.

You can drive from Okayama to Matsuyama in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Okayama in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Matsuyama, with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Matsuyama

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Shikoku Karst Onogahara, Izumidani Terraces, Shinmin Sakamura Memorial Museum
Highlights from your plan
Dogo Park (Ruins of Yuzuki Castle) ©
Dogo Park (Ruins of Yuzuki Castle)
Matsuyama Castle ©
Matsuyama Castle
Thermal Spas

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