14 days in Nagano Prefecture Itinerary

14 days in Nagano Prefecture Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Nagano Prefecture trip planner

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Karuizawa-machi
— 2 nights
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Chino
— 2 nights
3
Matsumoto
— 2 nights
4
Otari-mura
— 3 nights
5
Yamanouchi-machi
— 3 nights

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Karuizawa-machi

Karuizawa-machi ©
The only city in the world to have hosted both summer and winter Olympics, the resort town of Karuizawa-machi boasts clean air, impressive mountain scenery, and many outdoor activities and hot springs.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Shiraito Falls and then look for all kinds of wild species at Karuizawa Yacho no Mori. On your second day here, browse the different shops at Harunire Terrace, then pause for some serene contemplation at St.Paul's Catholic Church Karuizawa, and then explore the activities along Kumoba Pond.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Karuizawa-machi journey maker tool.

Hong Kong, China to Karuizawa-machi is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Hong Kong to Karuizawa-machi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Hong Kong in June, things will get slightly colder in Karuizawa-machi: highs are around 29°C and lows about 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Chino.

Things to do in Karuizawa-machi

Parks · Shopping · Nature

Side Trip

Annaka
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Shiraito Falls ©
Shiraito Falls
Kumoba Pond ©
Kumoba Pond
St.Paul's Catholic Church Karuizawa ©
St.Paul's Catholic Church Karuizawa

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Chino

Chino ©
Sitting at the foot of an impressive mountain, the city of Chino offers rural and man-made attractions in a wild, remote location.
To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Chino trip planner.

Traveling by car from Karuizawa-machi to Chino takes 2 hours. In June, daytime highs in Chino are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can drive to Matsumoto.

Things to do in Chino

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Mt. Tateshina
Highlights from your plan
Kurumayama Highland ©
Kurumayama Highland
Mt. Tateshina ©
Mt. Tateshina

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Matsumoto

Matsumoto ©
A castle town, Matsumoto possesses one of the best-preserved feudal structures in the country, and maintains its historical attractions and traditions while simultaneously exuding a modern, cosmopolitan charm.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Norikura Kogen and Mt. Yake. Visiting Sanbondaki Waterfall and Bandokoro Otaki Falls will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Zengoro Fall and experience rural life at Daio Wasabi Farm.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Matsumoto visit site.

Traveling by car from Chino to Matsumoto takes an hour. In June, daily temperatures in Matsumoto can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Otari-mura.

Things to do in Matsumoto

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Daio Wasabi Farm
Highlights from your plan
Norikura Kogen ©
Norikura Kogen
Mt. Yake ©
Mt. Yake
Zengoro Fall ©
Zengoro Fall

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nights
Otari-mura

Otari-mura ©
Get in touch with nature at Tsugaike Natural Park and Daikanbo. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Mount Myōkō and Hakubaoike. Get out of town with these interesting Otari-mura side-trips: Kanetsuri Hot Spring (in Kurobe), Sasagamine Farm (in Myoko) and Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route (in Tateyama-machi).

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Otari-mura road trip planner.

Drive from Matsumoto to Otari-mura in 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Otari-mura can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can drive to Yamanouchi-machi.

Things to do in Otari-mura

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Myoko, Tateyama-machi, Kanetsuri Hot Spring
Highlights from your plan
Tsugaike Natural Park ©
Tsugaike Natural Park
Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route ©
Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route
Mount Myōkō ©
Mount Myōkō

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Yamanouchi-machi

Yamanouchi-machi ©
The resort town of Yamanouchi-machi has plenty of contrasting, but complementary things going for it.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Matsukawa Valley and then identify plant and animal life at Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park. Keep things going the next day: admire the verdant scenery at Teriha Valley.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Yamanouchi-machi vacation planner.

You can drive from Otari-mura to Yamanouchi-machi in 3 hours. In June, daytime highs in Yamanouchi-machi are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. On the 30th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yamanouchi-machi

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Matsukawa Valley, Yumiike, Teriha Valley
Highlights from your plan
Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park ©
Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park