14 days in Gunma Prefecture Itinerary

14 days in Gunma Prefecture Itinerary

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Tomioka
— 1 night
2
Yoshioka-machi
— 2 nights
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Minakami-machi
— 5 nights
4
Kusatsu-machi
— 4 nights

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Tomioka

Tomioka ©
On the 23rd (Sun), get a new perspective on nature at Gunma Natural Museum, hike along Apt Street, and then snap pictures at Usui Daisan Kyoryo Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Ichinomiya Nukisaki Shrine, take in the spiritual surroundings of Nakatake Shrine, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Myogi, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Myogi Shrine.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Tomioka trip itinerary planning tool.

Bangkok, Thailand to Tomioka is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Bangkok to Tomioka. In December, Tomioka is much colder than Bangkok - with highs of 13°C and lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Yoshioka-machi.

Things to do in Tomioka

Parks · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Annaka, Shimonita-machi
Highlights from your plan
Mt. Myogi ©
Mt. Myogi
Myogi Shrine ©
Myogi Shrine
Ichinomiya Nukisaki Shrine ©
Ichinomiya Nukisaki Shrine

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Yoshioka-machi

Yoshioka-machi ©
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): make a trip to Akagi Shrine Kaguraden, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Akagi Shrine, and then take in the awesome beauty at Akagi-yama. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Shibukawa Skyland Park, explore the world behind art at Hara Museum Arc, look for gifts at Seihotei, then see the interesting displays at Takehisa Yumeji, Ikaho Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Ikaho Toy, Doll and Car Museum.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Yoshioka-machi trip tool.

You can drive from Tomioka to Yoshioka-machi in an hour. Traveling from Tomioka in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Yoshioka-machi, with lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Minakami-machi.

Things to do in Yoshioka-machi

Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Shibukawa, Maebashi, Akagi-yama
Highlights from your plan
Ikaho Toy, Doll and Car Museum ©
Ikaho Toy, Doll and Car Museum
Hara Museum Arc ©
Hara Museum Arc
Shibukawa Skyland Park ©
Shibukawa Skyland Park

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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Tanigawadaketenjindaira Ski Area and Kichijo-ji Temple. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Minakami-machi: Katashina-mura (Ozegahara, Thermal Spas, &more). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Doai Station, admire the engineering at Aimata Dam, head outdoors with Minakami Hodaigi Ski Place, and get out in the countryside at Doleland Minakami.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Minakami-machi visit planning app.

Traveling by car from Yoshioka-machi to Minakami-machi takes an hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can go by car to Kusatsu-machi.

Things to do in Minakami-machi

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Katashina-mura, Kashozan Ryugein, Kichijo-ji Temple
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White World Oze Iwakura ©
White World Oze Iwakura
Doai Station ©
Doai Station
Kashozan Ryugein ©
Kashozan Ryugein

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Kusatsu-machi

Kusatsu-machi ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Kusatsu Tsurutaro Kataoka Art Museum and Onsen Resorts. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kusatsu-machi: Palcall Tsumagoi Ski Resort (in Tsumagoi-mura) and Karuizawa Snow Park (in Naganohara-machi).

To find more things to do and other tourist information, read Kusatsu-machi sightseeing planning site.

Getting from Minakami-machi to Kusatsu-machi by car takes about 2 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kusatsu-machi

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Naganohara-machi, Palcall Tsumagoi Ski Resort, Michi-no-Eki Yamba Furusato Kan, Chatsubomigoke Park
Highlights from your plan
Karuizawa Snow Park ©
Karuizawa Snow Park
Onsen Resorts
Kusatsu Tsurutaro Kataoka Art Museum ©
Kusatsu Tsurutaro Kataoka Art Museum