22 days in Ishikawa Prefecture Itinerary

22 days in Ishikawa Prefecture Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Ishikawa Prefecture Trip Planner

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Make it your trip
Fly to Komatsu Airport / JASDF Komatsu Air Base, Drive to Kaga
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Kaga
— 6 nights
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Shika-machi
— 9 nights
Drive
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Kanazawa
— 5 nights
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Kaga

— 6 nights
Lying at the foot of one of Japan's holy volcanic mountains, the charming city of Kaga draws visitors with its onsens and lovely temples.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Nakaya Ukichiro Museum of Snow and Ice and Kutaniyaki Art Museum. Popular historic sites such as Basho no Yakata and Atakanoseki are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Komatsu (Science Hills Komatsu, Komatsu Temmangu, &more). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Kitamaebune Ship Museum, explore the activities along Shibayama-gata, look for gifts at Kagahan, and make a trip to Kaga Hashidate.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Kaga vacation builder website.

Los Angeles, USA to Kaga is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 17 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Kaga due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 73°F in Kaga. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Shika-machi.

Things to do in Kaga

Museums · Parks · Nature · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Shika-machi

— 9 nights
Wajima Museum of Urushi Art and Nanso Museum of Art are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get some historical perspective at Saruyama Misaki Lighthouse and Yoshitsune no Funekakushi. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Shika-machi: Chirihama Nagisa Driveway (in Hakui), Suzu (Godzilla Rock, Hachigasaki Beach, &more) and Wajima (Kami Tokikuni House, Hegura Island, &more).

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Shika-machi trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kaga to Shika-machi takes 2 hours. While traveling from Kaga, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Shika-machi, ranging from highs of 80°F to lows of 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Kanazawa.

Things to do in Shika-machi

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Kanazawa

— 5 nights
An old castle town largely unspoiled during World War II, Kanazawa features well-preserved architecture spread across a range of districts.
You'll explore and learn at 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa and Kutaniyaki Kaburaki. Kanazawa Castle and Oyama Shrine will appeal to history buffs. The adventure continues: visit Higashichaya Old Town, see the interesting displays at Ishikawa Prefectural Museum for Traditional Products and Crafts, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Daijoji Temple, and steep yourself in history at Nagamachi Neighborhood.

Plan a Kanazawa trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Getting from Shika-machi to Kanazawa by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Kanazawa can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kanazawa

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Ishikawa Prefecture travel guide

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Gardens · Landmarks · Historic Sites
Ishikawa Prefecture is a prefecture of Japan located in the Chūbu region on Honshu island. The capital is Kanazawa.HistoryIshikawa was formed in 1872 from the merger of Kaga Province and the smaller Noto Province.GeographyIshikawa is on the Sea of Japan coast. The northern part of the prefecture consists of the narrow Noto Peninsula, while the southern part is wider and consists mostly of mountains with the prefecture's chief city, Kanazawa, located in the coastal plain. The prefecture also has some islands, including Notojima, Mitsukejima, Hegurajima., 13% of the total land area of the prefecture was designated as Natural Parks, namely the Hakusan National Park; Echizen-Kaga Kaigan and Noto Hantō Quasi-National Parks; and five Prefectural Natural Parks.CitiesEleven cities are located in Ishikawa Prefecture:HakuiHakusanKagaKahoku Kanazawa (capital)KomatsuNanaoNonoichi NomiSuzuWajima

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