14 days in Shikoku Itinerary

14 days in Shikoku Itinerary

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14 days in Shikoku Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly + Drive:  11​h 45​min
1
Saijo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Kochi
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Otsuki-cho
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Uwajima
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Ozu
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Matsuyama
— 4 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Singapore

2
nights
Saijo

Saijo ©
Saijō is a city in Ehime Prefecture, Japan.DemographicsAs of December 31, 2013, the city has a population of 113,786. Oyamazumi Shrine and The Central Shrine of Ishizuchi Jinja will appeal to history buffs. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Thermal Spas and Yasuike Valley. Explore Saijo's surroundings by going to Imabari (Michi-no-Eki Tatara Shimanami Park & Mt. Kiro Observatory Park) and Mt. Kanpuzan (in Ino-cho). There's more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Ishizuchi.

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Singapore, Singapore to Saijo is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Saijo is 1 hour. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Singapore in March, with highs in Saijo at 15°C and lows at 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Kochi.

Things to do in Saijo

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Imabari, Yasuike Valley, Mt. Kanpuzan
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Mt. Ishizuchi ©
Mt. Ishizuchi
Oyamazumi Shrine ©
Oyamazumi Shrine
Mt. Kiro Observatory Park ©
Mt. Kiro Observatory Park

2
nights
Kochi

Kochi ©
The port city of Kochi has a rich and varied history that has left its mark on the look and feel of the urban area.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Kochi Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chikurinji Temple, tour the pleasant surroundings at Noichi Zoological Park of Kochi Prefecture, then contemplate the long history of Takechi Hanpeita Residence and Tomb, and finally stroll through Katsurahama Beach. On your second day here, get outside with Wanpaku Kochi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tosa Shrine, and then have fun and explore at Takashi Yanase Kinenkan Anpanman Museum.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Kochi trip planning tool .

Getting from Saijo to Kochi by car takes about 2 hours. March in Kochi sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Otsuki-cho.

Things to do in Kochi

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Noichi Zoological Park of Kochi Prefecture, Kami City Takashi Yanase Memorial Museum Anpanman Museum
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Chikurinji Temple ©
Chikurinji Temple
Tosa Shrine ©
Tosa Shrine
Kochi Castle ©
Kochi Castle

2
nights
Otsuki-cho

Otsuki-cho ©
On the 7th (Thu), explore the activities along Odo Coast, go for a stroll along the water at Kashinishi Coast, and then take in the waterfront activity at Kashiwajima Island. On the 8th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ryugu Shrine, delve into the distant past at Tojindaiba Ruins, then enjoy breathtaking views from Usuebae Lookout, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Minokoshi Coast.

For where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Otsuki-cho online journey planner .

Drive from Kochi to Otsuki-cho in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Uwajima.

Things to do in Otsuki-cho

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Tosashimizu
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Ryugu Shrine ©
Ryugu Shrine

1
night
Uwajima

Uwajima ©
Uwajima is a city located in Ehime Prefecture, Japan.As of October 1, 2010, the city has an estimated population of 86,631 and a population density of 184.53 persons per km². On the 9th (Sat), appreciate the views at Nametoko Valley, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Warei Shrine, then explore the historical opulence of Uwajima Castle, and finally get great views at Uwajima.

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Traveling by car from Otsuki-cho to Uwajima takes 2 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Uwajima can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Ozu.

Things to do in Uwajima

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Uwajima Castle ©
Uwajima Castle
Warei Shrine ©
Warei Shrine
Uwajima ©
Uwajima

1
night
Ozu

Ozu ©
Ōzu is a Japanese city of about 48,000 inhabitants located in Ehime Prefecture.HistoryŌzu Castle is a castle in Ōzu. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Shussekiji Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iyo Ozu Sukunahikona Shrine, take in the spiritual surroundings of Toyogahashi Eitokuji Temple, take an in-depth tour of Mokuro Shiryokan Kamihagatei, then make a trip to Streets in Yokaichi-Gokoku Areas, and finally steep yourself in history at Garyu Sanso.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Ozu trip maker .

Traveling by car from Uwajima to Ozu takes an hour. In March in Ozu, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Matsuyama.

Things to do in Ozu

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Uchiko-cho
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Iyo Ozu Sukunahikona Shrine ©
Iyo Ozu Sukunahikona Shrine

4
nights
Matsuyama

Matsuyama ©
Matsuyama features a number of historical sites and acts as a gateway for exploring the rest of Shikoku.
Get a sense of the local culture at Matsuyama Castle and Yuge Shrine. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ehime Tobe Zoo and Izumidani Terraces. Explore Matsuyama's surroundings by going to Shikoku Karst Onogahara (in Seiyo) and Kumakogen-cho (Kaiganzan Iwayaji Temple & Omogo Valley). And it doesn't end there: test the waters at a local thermal spa, take in the spiritual surroundings of Joruriji Temple, examine the collection at Itami Juzo Museum, and steep yourself in history at Taisanji Temple.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Matsuyama road trip tool .

Traveling by car from Ozu to Matsuyama takes an hour. In March, daily temperatures in Matsuyama can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Matsuyama

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Uchiko-cho, Kumakogen-cho, Ehime Tobe Zoo, Shikoku Karst Onogahara
Highlights from your plan
Matsuyama Castle ©
Matsuyama Castle
Tsubaki Shrine ©
Tsubaki Shrine
Itami Juzo Museum ©
Itami Juzo Museum

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