18 days in East Asia Itinerary

18 days in East Asia Itinerary

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Make it your trip
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Toyama
— 4 nights
Fly
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Hakone-machi
— 5 nights
Drive
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Kawaguchi
— 5 nights
Drive
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Tokyo
— 2 nights
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Toyama

— 4 nights
The center of Japan's pharmaceutical industry, the city of Toyama draws visitors with its scenic surroundings overlooked by the Japan Alps.
Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route has been added to your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Toyama: Kanazawa (Omicho Market, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, &more). There's much more to do: walk around Matsukawa Park, admire the striking features of Former Uchiyama Residence, step into the grandiose world of Toyama Castle, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Sotoshu Chokeiji Temple.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Toyama trip maker app.

Jakarta, Indonesia to Toyama is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Jakarta to Toyama, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Jakarta in April, things will get colder in Toyama: highs are around 20°C and lows about 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to fly to Hakone-machi.

Things to do in Toyama

Historic Sites · Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Hakone-machi

— 5 nights
Sitting at the foot of Mount Fuji, Hakone-machi has become a popular retreat from Tokyo for locals and tourists alike.
Change things up with these side-trips from Hakone-machi: Oshino Hakkai (in Oshino-mura), Imamiya Tea Plantation (in Fuji) and Fujikawaguchiko-machi (Mountaineering Gear Rental Shop La Mont, Itchiku Kubota Art Museum, &more). There's lots more to do: get impressive views of Mount Fuji, make a trip to Owaku-dani Valley, admire the masterpieces at The Hakone Open-Air Museum, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Ashinoko.

To find reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Hakone-machi journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Toyama to Hakone-machi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Toyama in May, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Hakone-machi: temperatures range from 21°C by day to 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Kawaguchi.

Things to do in Hakone-machi

Parks · Museums · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Kawaguchi

— 5 nights
Kawaguchi is a city located in Saitama Prefecture, in the central Kantō region of Japan., the city had an estimated population of 578,727 and a population density of 9340 persons per km². Change things up with these side-trips from Kawaguchi: Tatebayashi City Daiichi Shiryokan (in Tatebayashi), Sano Premium Outlet (in Sano) and Ashikaga (Ruins of Ashikaga School & Ashikaga Flower Park). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Nanasato Shrine, walk around Cupola Square, don't miss a visit to Previously Tanaka Family House, and pause for some photo ops at Ushiku Daibutsu.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Kawaguchi road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Hakone-machi to Kawaguchi takes 2.5 hours. When traveling from Hakone-machi in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Kawaguchi: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kawaguchi

Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Tokyo

— 2 nights
Tokyo holds the status of most populous metropolitan area in the world--a fact you'll find tangible as you walk the bustling streets and explore its diverse neighborhoods and cultures.
On the 12th (Thu), explore the world behind art at Tokyo National Museum. On your second day here, take in nature's colorful creations at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, don't miss a visit to Shibuya Crossing, then admire the landmark architecture of Tokyo Tower, and finally don't miss a visit to Tokyo Central Railway Station.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Tokyo day trip planning app.

Getting from Kawaguchi to Tokyo by car takes about an hour. In May, daily temperatures in Tokyo can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Fun & Games

Toyama Prefecture travel guide

3.8
Landmarks · Scenic Drive · Parks
Toyama Prefecture is a prefecture of Japan located in the Hokuriku region on the main Honshu island. The capital is the city of Toyama.Toyama is the leading industrial prefecture on the Japan Sea coast, and has the industrial advantage of cheap electricity from abundant hydroelectric resources. It also contains East Asia’s only known glaciers outside Russia, first recognized in 2012.HistoryHistorically, Toyama Prefecture was Etchū Province. Following the abolition of the han system in 1871, Etchū Province was renamed Niikawa Prefecture, but Imizu District was given to Nanao Prefecture. In 1872 Imizu District was returned by the new Ishikawa Prefecture.In 1876, Niikawa Prefecture was merged into Ishikawa Prefecture but the merger was void in 1881 and the area was re-established as Toyama Prefecture.The Itai-itai disease occurred in Toyama around 1950.GeographyToyama Prefecture is bordered by Ishikawa Prefecture to the west, Niigata to the northeast, Nagano to the southeast, Gifu to the south and Sea of Japan to the north.

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