19 days in Gifu Prefecture Itinerary

19 days in Gifu Prefecture Itinerary

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19 days in Gifu Prefecture Itinerary

Start: Manila, Luzon
Fly + Drive:  10 h 45 min
1
Ena
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Gujo
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Takayama
— 7 nights
Train + Fly:  12 h 45 min
End: Manila, Luzon

4
nights
Ena

Ena ©
Explore Ena's surroundings by going to Nakatsugawa (Magome-juku, Nakasendo Walking Trail, & more), Tajimi (Ayabe Utsuwatei & Mino Ceramic Art Museum, Tajimi) and Toki (Toki Premium Outlets & Oribenosato Park).

To find where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Ena vacation site .

Manila, Philippines to Ena is an approximately 11-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Manila to Ena. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Manila in July: highs in Ena hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Gujo.

Things to do in Ena

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

Nakatsugawa, Yaotsu-cho, Toki, Tajimi
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Nakasendo Magome-juku ©
Nakasendo Magome-juku
Iwamura Castle Ruins ©
Iwamura Castle Ruins
Naegi Castle Ruins ©
Naegi Castle Ruins

5
nights
Gujo

Gujo ©
Step back into a traditional way of life with a visit to Gujo, a little Japanese city rich in culture.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gujo: 21 Seikinomori Park (in Seki), Gero (Gero Onsen Gasshomura & Tosenkyokanayama Lake) and Ibigawa-cho (Mount Kanmuri Trail, Tokuyama Dam, & more). There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Gujo Hachiman Castle, take an in-depth tour of Gifu City Peace Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Gifu City Tower 43 Observation Room, and explore the world behind art at Koko no mori Museum Yudokan.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Gujo itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Ena to Gujo in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Gujo can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Takayama.

Things to do in Gujo

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gifu, Ibigawa-cho, Gero, 21 Seikinomori Park
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Mt. Kinka ©
Mt. Kinka
Gujo Hachiman Castle ©
Gujo Hachiman Castle
Gifu Castle / Inabayama Castle ©
Gifu Castle / Inabayama Castle

7
nights
Takayama

Takayama ©
Hidden high up in the Japanese Alps, Takayama remained largely cut off from the rest of Japan for centuries, allowing the local culture to grow in relative isolation.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Takayama: Shirakawa-mura (Shirakawa Hachiman Shrine Festival Hall, Shirakawago Gassho Zukuri Minkaen, & more) and White-Walled Storehouse City and Seto (in Hida). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Takayama Jinya, examine the collection at Takayama Festival Floats Exhibition Hall, browse the eclectic array of goods at Hida-Takayama Miyagawa Morning Market, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Higashiyama Walking Course.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Takayama day trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Gujo to Takayama takes 1.5 hours. August in Takayama sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Takayama

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Shirakawa-mura, Hida
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Takayama Jinya ©
Takayama Jinya
Sanmachi Suji ©
Sanmachi Suji

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