13 days in Saitama Prefecture Itinerary

13 days in Saitama Prefecture Itinerary

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Saitama
— 4 nights
2
Nagatoro-machi
— 3 nights
3
Hanno
— 3 nights

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Saitama

Saitama ©
Though a fairly large city in its own right, Saitama has become known primarily for its proximity to the capital, Tokyo.
Get out of town with these interesting Saitama side-trips: Spas (in Kuki), Gongendo Sakura Tsutsumi (in Satte) and Tobu Zoo (in Miyashiro-machi). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Musashi Ichinomiya Hikawa Shrine, walk around Keyaki Hiroba, make a trip to Kashiya Yokocho, and explore the world behind art at Omiya Bonsai Art Museum, Saitama.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Saitama trip itinerary planner.

Cape Town, South Africa to Saitama is an approximately 30-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from South Africa Standard Time to Japan Standard Time is 7 hours. In July, Saitama is much hotter than Cape Town - with highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Nagatoro-machi.

Things to do in Saitama

Historic Sites · Parks · Spas

Side Trips

Kawagoe, The Metropolitan Area Outer Underground Discharge Channel, Spas, Gongendo Sakura Tsutsumi, Tobu Zoo
Highlights from your plan
Kawagoe Hikawa Shrine ©
Kawagoe Hikawa Shrine
Omiya Bonsai Art Museum, Saitama ©
Omiya Bonsai Art Museum, Saitama
Saitama Prefecture Omiya Park ©
Saitama Prefecture Omiya Park

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Nagatoro-machi

Nagatoro-machi ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Nagatoro-machi: Kijin Shrine (in Ranzan-machi), Musashi Kyuryo National Government Park (in Namegawa-machi) and Chichibu (Hitsujiyama Park, Chichibu Shrine, &more).

To find ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Nagatoro-machi online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Saitama to Nagatoro-machi in 1.5 hours. In July in Nagatoro-machi, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 25°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Hanno.

Things to do in Nagatoro-machi

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Chichibu, Kijin Shrine, Tyosenji Temple, Musashi Kyuryo National Government Park, Marugami Falls
Highlights from your plan
Chichibu Shrine ©
Chichibu Shrine
Hozenji Temple ©
Hozenji Temple
Musashi Kyuryo National Government Park ©
Musashi Kyuryo National Government Park

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Hanno

Hanno ©
Hannō is a city located in southern Saitama Prefecture, in the central Kantō region of Japan., the city had an estimated population of 80,658 and a population density of 418 persons per km². Change things up with these side-trips from Hanno: Tokorozawa (Tokorozawa Aviation Museum, Tokorozawa Aviation Memorial Park, &more), Sakitama Kofun Park (in Gyoda) and Saitama Children Zoo (in Higashimatsuyama). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nōnin-ji Temple, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Tenran, stroll around Kinchakuda Manjushage Park, and browse the different shops at Mitsui Outlet Park Iruma.

For ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Hanno trip planning site.

You can drive from Nagatoro-machi to Hanno in 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hanno

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Tokorozawa, Hidaka, Mitsui Outlet Park Iruma, Sakitama Kofun Park, Saitama Children Zoo
Highlights from your plan
Tokorozawa Aviation Memorial Park ©
Tokorozawa Aviation Memorial Park
Tove Jansson Akebono Children's Forest Park ©
Sakitama Kofun Park ©
Sakitama Kofun Park