15 days in Kochi Prefecture Itinerary

15 days in Kochi Prefecture Itinerary

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Konan
— 3 nights
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Nankoku
— 1 night
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Kochi
— 4 nights
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Tosa
— 2 nights
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Ino-cho
— 4 nights
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Konan

— 3 nights
Kōnan is a city located in Kōchi Prefecture, Japan.As of October 2016, the city has an estimated population of 32,786 and a population density of 260 persons per km². Get outdoors at Mt. Tsurugi and Ioki Cave. Explore hidden gems such as Noichi Zoological Park of Kochi Prefecture and Jardin de Monet Marmottan au Village de Kitagawa. Venture out of the city with trips to Todoroki no Taki (in Kaiyo-cho), Aki (Cape Oyama-misaki, Old Samurai Residence of Rojyu Doi, &more) and Konomineji Temple (in Yasuda-cho). There's more to do: examine the collection at Ryoma History Museam.

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Sakai to Konan is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. In August, daily temperatures in Konan can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Nankoku.

Things to do in Konan

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Nankoku

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kokubunji Temple, explore the historical opulence of Okojo Castle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Zenshibuji Temple, then take in panoramic vistas at Kochi Ryoma Airport Deck, and finally stroll around Gookayama Cultural Forest.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Nankoku holiday planning website.

Nankoku is just a stone's throw from Konan. In August in Nankoku, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 29°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Kochi.

Things to do in Nankoku

Historic Sites · Parks

Kochi

— 4 nights
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Onsen Resorts and Okuiya Niju Kazurabashi Bridge. Escape the urban bustle at Ichinomiya Park Kaigan and Katsura Hama. Change things up with these side-trips from Kochi: Hōnen'ike Dam (in Kanonji) and Miyoshi (Iyakei Valley, Manniquin Pis, &more). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chikurinji Temple, observe the fascinating underwater world at Katurahama Aquarium, get engrossed in the history at Sakamoto Ryoma's Hometown Museum, and pause for some photo ops at Ampan Man & Baikin Man Statue.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Kochi online trip itinerary maker.

Kochi is just a short distance from Nankoku. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Tosa.

Things to do in Kochi

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Tosa

— 2 nights
Tosa is a city located in Kōchi Prefecture, Japan. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Shoryuji Temple, stop by Kure Taisho-machi Market, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Nishioka Brewery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hossho-ji Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Otonashi Shrine. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kiyotakiji Temple, stop by Imoya Kinjiro Hidaka Honten, then stroll around Makino Park, and finally take a memorable drive along Yokonami Kuroshima Line.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Tosa route planner.

Tosa is very close to Kochi. In September, daily temperatures in Tosa can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Ino-cho.

Things to do in Tosa

Shopping · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Ino-cho

— 4 nights
Step out of the city life by going to Shikoku Karst and Futami Seaside Park Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Yasuike Valley and Mt. Kanpuzan. Get out of town with these interesting Ino-cho side-trips: Nagasawa Falls (in Tsuno-cho), Nakatsu Valley (in Niyodogawa-cho) and Ehime Tobe Zoo (in Tobe-cho).

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Ino-cho tour planner.

You can drive from Tosa to Ino-cho in an hour. In September in Ino-cho, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ino-cho

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Kochi Prefecture travel guide

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Landmarks · Beaches · Castles
Kōchi Prefecture is a prefecture of Japan located on the south coast of Shikoku. The capital is the city of Kōchi.HistoryPrior to the Meiji Restoration, Kōchi was known as Tosa Province and was controlled by the Chosokabe clan in the Sengoku period and the Yamauchi family during the Edo period.Kōchi City is also the birthplace of noted revolutionary Sakamoto Ryōma.GeographyKōchi Prefecture comprises the southwestern part of the island of Shikoku, facing the Pacific Ocean. It is bordered by Ehime to the north-west and Tokushima to the north-east. It is the largest but least populous of Shikoku's four prefectures. Most of the province is mountainous, and in only a few areas such as around Kōchi and Nakamura is there a coastal plain. Kōchi is famous for its many rivers. Inamura-yama in Tosa-cho is the highest peak in Kōchi prefecture with an altitude of 1,506 meters above sea level.As of April 1, 2012, 7% of the total land area of the prefecture was designated as Natural Parks, namely the Ashizuri-Uwakai National Park; Ishizuchi, Muroto-Anan Kaigan, and Tsurugisan Quasi-National Parks; and eighteen Prefectural Natural Parks.

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