19 days in Okayama Prefecture Itinerary

19 days in Okayama Prefecture Itinerary

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19 days in Okayama Prefecture Itinerary

Start: Okayama
Drive:  1​h
1
Wake-cho
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Maniwa
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Kurashiki
— 8 nights
Train:  30​min
End: Okayama

5
nights
Wake-cho

Wake-cho ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Wake-cho: Bizen (Mt. Kuma, Hashimoto Gallery Bizen Pottery Sankoan, & more), Setouchi (Michi No Eki Ipponmatsu Observation Deck Garden, Ushimado Shrine, & more) and Isonokami Futsumitama Shrine (in Akaiwa).

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Wake-cho trip builder tool .

Okayama to Wake-cho is an approximately 1-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in November, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Maniwa.

Things to do in Wake-cho

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Bizen, Mimasaka, Setouchi, Akaiwa, Honzanji Temple
Highlights from your plan
Fuji Park ©
Fuji Park
Honzanji Temple ©
Honzanji Temple
Old Shizutani School ©
Old Shizutani School

5
nights
Maniwa

Maniwa ©
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Maniwa: Tsuyama (Tsuyama Castle (Kakuzan Park), Shurakuen Garden, & more), Niimi (Rashomon, Maki Cave, & more) and Takahashi (Nishie Residence & Bitchu Matsuyama Castle).

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Maniwa trip planner.

Getting from Wake-cho to Maniwa by car takes about 1.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Maniwa are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kurashiki.

Things to do in Maniwa

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tsuyama, Niimi, Kagamino-cho, Takahashi, Kitasho no Tanada
Highlights from your plan
Tsuyama Castle (Kakuzan Park) ©
Tsuyama Castle (Kakuzan Park)
Onsen Resorts
Hiruzen Herb Garden Herbill ©
Hiruzen Herb Garden Herbill

8
nights
Kurashiki

Kurashiki ©
A town once known for its industriousness, today Kurashiki enjoys a reputation for its architecture and art.
Change things up with these side-trips from Kurashiki: Yumejiseika Shonensanso (Yumeji Art Museum) (in Setouchi), Okayama (Okayama Korakuen Garden, AEON MALL Mall Okayama, & more) and Fukiya Furusato Village (in Takahashi). There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter, see the interesting displays at Japanese Rural Toy Museum, make a trip to Kurashiki Ivy Square, and cruise along Great Seto Bridge.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Kurashiki holiday planner .

Drive from Maniwa to Kurashiki in 1.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Kurashiki are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can catch the train back home.

Things to do in Kurashiki

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Okayama, Soja, Kasaoka, Ibara, Yumejiseika Shonensanso (Yumeji Art Museum)
Highlights from your plan
Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter ©
Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter
Okayama Korakuen Garden ©
Okayama Korakuen Garden
Ohara Museum of Art ©
Ohara Museum of Art