31 days in Brunei-Muara District, South Korea & Japan Itinerary

31 days in Brunei-Muara District, South Korea & Japan Itinerary

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Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
— 2 nights
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Seoul, South Korea
— 3 nights
Drive
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Paju, South Korea
Drive
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Sokcho, South Korea
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Gangneung, South Korea
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Chungju, South Korea
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Gunsan, South Korea
— 1 night
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Gwangju, South Korea
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Mokpo, South Korea
Drive to Muan International Airport, Fly to Jeju
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Jeju, South Korea
— 2 nights
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Yeosu, South Korea
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Daegu, South Korea
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Andong, South Korea
— 1 night
Drive
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Pohang, South Korea
Drive
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Busan, South Korea
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Fukuoka, Japan
Train
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Nagasaki, Japan
Fly
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Yakushima-cho, Japan
— 2 nights
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Beppu, Japan
Ferry to Yawatahama, Drive to Matsuyama
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Matsuyama, Japan
— 1 night
Ferry
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Hiroshima, Japan
Train to Okayama, Ferry to Naoshima-cho
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Naoshima-cho, Japan
Ferry to Uno, Train to Himeji
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Himeji, Japan
— 1 night
Train
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Osaka, Japan
— 3 nights
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Nara, Japan
Drive
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Kyoto, Japan
— 2 nights
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Gifu, Japan
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Kanazawa, Japan
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Noboribetsu, Japan
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Asahikawa, Japan
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Sapporo, Japan
— 1 night
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Sendai, Japan
— 1 day
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Nikko, Japan
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Fuji, Japan
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Kamakura, Japan
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Yokohama, Japan
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— 4 nights
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Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam

— 2 nights
The capital of the Sultanate of Brunei, Bandar Seri Begawan offers a variety of entertainment in a modern Islamic setting.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Jame'Asr Hassanil Bolkiah Mosque, see the interesting displays at Royal Regalia Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Surau Haji Abas Sulaiman, and finally don't miss a visit to Kampong Ayer - Venice of East. Keep things going the next day: stroll around Tasek Lama Recreational Park, then engage your brain at Malay Technology Museum, then make a trip to Tamu Kianggeh, and finally contemplate the long history of Istana Nurul Iman.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Bandar Seri Begawan day trip planner.

Kochi (Cochin), India to Bandar Seri Begawan is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2.5 hours traveling from Kochi (Cochin) to Bandar Seri Begawan. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in February, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to fly to Seoul.

Things to do in Bandar Seri Begawan

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums

Seoul, South Korea

— 3 nights
One of east Asia's major cultural and financial centers, Seoul boasts five World Heritage Sites and a huge selection of museums, temples, shrines, palaces, parks, gardens, and glass-and-steel skyscrapers.
Seoul is known for shopping, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: browse the exhibits of Gyeongbokgung Palace, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Korea, make a trip to Deoksugung, and get to know the fascinating history of Cheonggyecheon Stream.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Seoul online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Bandar Seri Begawan to Seoul by flight takes about 8.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Bandar Seri Begawan to Seoul. Traveling from Bandar Seri Begawan in February, expect Seoul to be colder, temps between 5°C and -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Paju.

Things to do in Seoul

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Museums

Paju, South Korea

Northwest of the capital, Paju has become known for its cultural attractions, history, and proximity to the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ).
To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Paju tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Seoul to Paju takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a subway. February in Paju sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -4°C at night. On the 13th (Sat), you'll travel to Sokcho.

Things to do in Paju

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Sokcho, South Korea

Tourism in Sokcho mostly revolves around the local national park, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): enjoy the sea views from Sokcho Lighthouse Observatory and then kick back and relax at Cheonjin Beach.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Sokcho trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Paju to Sokcho takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Gangneung.

Things to do in Sokcho

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trip

Gangneung, South Korea

A large coastal city, Gangneung has been historically separated from much of the country because of the long, stretching mountain range that runs parallel to the sea.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Sacheonjin Beach.

To find maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Gangneung online travel route builder.

Traveling by car from Sokcho to Gangneung takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Chungju.

Things to do in Gangneung

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Highlights from your trip

Chungju, South Korea

Chungju is a city in North Chungcheong province, South Korea. For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Chungju trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Gangneung to Chungju. February in Chungju sees daily highs of 6°C and lows of -7°C at night. On the 13th (Sat), you'll travel to Gunsan.

Things to do in Chungju

Parks · Museums · Nature · Theme Parks

Gunsan, South Korea

— 1 night
Gunsan is a city in North Jeolla Province, South Korea. For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Gunsan trip itinerary app.

Explore your travel options from Chungju to Gunsan with the Route module. Traveling from Chungju in February, expect somewhat warmer with lows of -2°C in Gunsan. You'll set off for Gwangju on the 14th (Sun).

Things to do in Gunsan

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Gwangju, South Korea

Gwangju is the sixth largest city in South Korea. On the 14th (Sun), pause for some photo ops at 5.18 Memorial Park.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Gwangju itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Gunsan to Gwangju takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Gunsan in February, Gwangju is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Mokpo.

Things to do in Gwangju

Parks
Highlights from your trip

Mokpo, South Korea

Mokpo is a city in South Jeolla Province, South Korea, located at the southwestern tip of the Korean Peninsula, close to Yudal mountain. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): examine the collection at Mokpo Natural History Museum.

Plan my trip to Mokpo with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Explore your travel options from Gwangju to Mokpo with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 6°C in February, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Mokpo

Museums

Jeju, South Korea

— 2 nights

Island of the Gods

The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO. The World Heritage-listed volcanic island includes the country's highest peak, sets of impressive lava tubes and columns, and several crater lakes.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Halla Mountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the natural beauty at Kim Kyung-Sook Sunflower Farm and then get in on the family fun at Eco Land Theme Park.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Jeju driving holiday app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mokpo to Jeju. On the 16th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Yeosu.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Yeosu, South Korea

http://tour.yeosu.go.kr/en

A serene port city midway along South Korea's south coast, Yeosu offers a waterfront of marinas, seafood, and scenic island views.
Plan my day in Yeosu using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Jeju to Yeosu by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of ferry and taxi; or ride a ferry. February in Yeosu sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 11°C at night. On the 16th (Tue), you'll travel to Daegu.

Things to do in Yeosu

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Daegu, South Korea

The fourth-largest city in South Korea, Daegu sprawls out across a wide, flat valley overlooked by a sacred Buddhist mountain.
For where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Daegu tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Yeosu to Daegu by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Yeosu in February, plan for slightly colder days and cooler nights in Daegu: temperatures range from 9°C by day to -1°C at night. You will leave for Andong on the 16th (Tue).

Things to do in Daegu

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Andong, South Korea

— 1 night

Capital City of Korean Spiritual Culture

Sitting along either side of the Nakdong River, Andong maintains an unrivalled reputation as a center for Korean folk and cultural heritage.
To see maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Andong day trip planning site.

You can drive from Daegu to Andong in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Daegu in February, you will find days in Andong are a bit cooler (5°C), and nights are a bit warmer (4°C). On the 17th (Wed), you'll travel to Pohang.

Things to do in Andong

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Pohang, South Korea

Pohang is a city in North Gyeongsang Province, South Korea, and a main seaport in the Daegu-Gyeongbuk region. On the 17th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Homigot Sunrise Plaza and then hunt for treasures at Jukdo Market.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Pohang vacation site.

Traveling by car from Andong to Pohang takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Busan.

Things to do in Pohang

Shopping

Busan, South Korea

— 3 nights
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, head outdoors with Gwangalli Beach, then kick back and relax at Haeundae Beach, and finally don't miss a visit to Haeundae Cinema Street. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hunt for treasures at Jagalchi Market, walk around Yongdusan Park, and then look for gifts at Line Friends - Lotte Department Store, Gwangbok.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Busan day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Pohang to Busan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Pohang in February, you will find days in Busan are a bit warmer (10°C), and nights are a bit cooler (0°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can fly to Fukuoka.

Things to do in Busan

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Spas

Fukuoka, Japan

City of Yatai

The largest city on the island, Fukuoka formed through the merger of two former cities that had grown up either side of the Naka River.
For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Fukuoka online day trip planner.

You can fly from Busan to Fukuoka in 3 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. Traveling from Busan in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Fukuoka, with lows of 3°C. On the 20th (Sat), you'll travel to Nagasaki.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Museums

Nagasaki, Japan

City of Peace

The hilly port city of Nagasaki has become known internationally as one of the two Japanese cities to be destroyed by an atomic bomb towards the close of World War II. This history, of course, remains important to the city, its inhabitants, and to the wider world, and should not be forgotten.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum and then contemplate the long history of Glover Garden.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Nagasaki tour itinerary builder website.

Getting from Fukuoka to Nagasaki by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train; or take a bus. February in Nagasaki sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Yakushima-cho.

Things to do in Nagasaki

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Yakushima-cho, Japan

— 2 nights
A popular destination for Japanese tourists, Kumage-gun Yakushima-cho is a true paradise for nature lovers, with over 1,900 species and subspecies of plants.
On the 21st (Sun), admire the sheer force of Oko no Taki Fall, then head outdoors with Seibu Trail, then enjoy the sand and surf at Nagata Inakahama, and finally make a trip to Yahazu Cape. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon): don't miss a visit to Wilson Stump, explore the stunning scenery at Shiratani Unsuikyo Valley, then don't miss a visit to Taikoiwa, then make a trip to Jōmon Sugi, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Sandaisugi.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Yakushima-cho planner.

Fly from Nagasaki to Yakushima-cho in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Nagasaki in February, with highs in Yakushima-cho at 17°C and lows at 10°C. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Beppu.

Things to do in Yakushima-cho

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Beppu, Japan

The resort town of Beppu puts the geothermal nature of the region to good use.
To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Beppu trip itinerary website.

Traveling by flight from Yakushima-cho to Beppu takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Yakushima-cho in February: high temperatures in Beppu hover around 11°C and lows are around 4°C. You'll set off for Matsuyama on the 23rd (Tue).

Things to do in Beppu

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Matsuyama, Japan

— 1 night
Matsuyama features a number of historical sites and acts as a gateway for exploring the rest of Shikoku.
To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Matsuyama day trip planning site.

Do a combination of ferry and car from Beppu to Matsuyama in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In February, daytime highs in Matsuyama are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. On the 24th (Wed), you're off to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Matsuyama

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Hiroshima, Japan

City of Peace

Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima, then steep yourself in history at Atomic Bomb Dome, and then step into the grandiose world of Hiroshima Castle.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Hiroshima road trip site.

Traveling by ferry from Matsuyama to Hiroshima takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Naoshima-cho.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites

Naoshima-cho, Japan

On a vacation in Naoshima-cho, a charming island town in the Seto Inland Sea, you can discover its numerous contemporary art museums, sculptures, installations, and galleries.
To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Naoshima-cho online day trip planner.

You can do a combination of train and ferry from Hiroshima to Naoshima-cho in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and ferry. In February in Naoshima-cho, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 1°C at night. On the 24th (Wed), you'll travel to Himeji.

Things to do in Naoshima-cho

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Himeji, Japan

— 1 night
The castle around which the city of Himeji has developed represents one of the best preserved in the country, and has been designated as a national treasure and a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Himeji Castle, make a trip to Sunken Garden, Castle Garden, and then don't miss a visit to Viewing Deck, Himeji Station Square.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Himeji online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of ferry and train from Naoshima-cho to Himeji takes 3.5 hours. In February in Himeji, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Osaka.

Things to do in Himeji

Historic Sites · Parks

Osaka, Japan

— 3 nights
Proud of their hometown's distinct culture and dialect, many natives of Osaka describe their city as "Japan's anti-capital." An antidote to Tokyo's hectic energy, Osaka marches to the beat of its own drum, serving as the country's longtime commercial and industrial hub.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Mizuno Sportology Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the historical opulence of Osaka Castle, meet the residents at Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan, then take a stroll through Dotombori District, and finally make a trip to Kuromon Market.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Osaka tour itinerary builder app.

You can take a train from Himeji to Osaka in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February in Osaka, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Nara.

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Nara, Japan

Ancient City

The country's first established capital, Nara houses some of the most storied buildings and natural attractions in Japan, with eight World Heritage Sites in total.
To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Nara trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Osaka to Nara takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 4°C. You will leave for Kyoto on the 28th (Sun).

Things to do in Nara

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Kyoto, Japan

— 2 nights
The national capital for over a thousand years, Kyoto retains much of the charm of old Japan, boasting numerous temples and shrines that seem completely untouched by the modern world.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): trek along Kyoto Isshu Trail, Higahiyama Fuahimi Inari Course, then contemplate the long history of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, and then take in the pleasant sights at Gion. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Nijo Castle, contemplate the long history of Sanjusangendo Temple, then steep yourself in history at Kiyomizu-dera Temple, and finally stop by Kiyora Senjafuda.

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Traveling by car from Nara to Kyoto takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to take a train to Gifu.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Trails

Gifu, Japan

Bordered by verdant mountains, quaint villages, and fruit orchards, the city of Gifu boasts a well-developed historic center and swift connections to Nagoya.
To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Gifu driving holiday planning app.

Traveling by train from Kyoto to Gifu takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 7°C. You'll set off for Kanazawa on the 2nd (Tue).

Things to do in Gifu

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Kanazawa, Japan

An old castle town largely unspoiled during World War II, Kanazawa features well-preserved architecture spread across a range of districts.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Kenrokuen Garden, then explore the world behind art at 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, and then take a stroll through Higashichaya Old Town.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Kanazawa vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Gifu to Kanazawa by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Gifu in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Kanazawa, with lows of 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Noboribetsu.

Things to do in Kanazawa

Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Noboribetsu, Japan

Perhaps the island's best-known hot spring resort, Noboribetsu has a long history of tourism.
For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Noboribetsu trip planner.

Getting from Kanazawa to Noboribetsu by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Kanazawa in March, with highs in Noboribetsu at 6°C and lows at 0°C. On the 3rd (Wed), you're off to Asahikawa.

Things to do in Noboribetsu

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Spas

Asahikawa, Japan

Perched on the confluence of four rivers and surrounded by green hills, Asahikawa combines a modern city experience with the pristine nature nearby.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): examine the collection at Otokoyama Sakezukuri Museum.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Asahikawa trip planning site.

You can drive from Noboribetsu to Asahikawa in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Noboribetsu in March, you will find days in Asahikawa are a bit cooler (0°C), and nights are about the same (-1°C). On the 3rd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Sapporo.

Things to do in Asahikawa

Museums

Sapporo, Japan

— 1 night

CIty of Ramen

A modern, bustling city known for its beer brewery, Sapporo attracts millions of visitors with its Snow Festival, during which elaborate ice and snow sculptures are exhibited all over town.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): make a trip to Sapporo Clock Tower, then take a stroll around Sapporo Underground Shopping Centre Aurora Town, and then get a sense of history and politics at Former Hokkaido Government Office Building.

For photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Sapporo trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Asahikawa to Sapporo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 1°C in March, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to fly to Sendai.

Things to do in Sapporo

Historic Sites · Shopping

Sendai, Japan

— 1 day
Human history and nature combine seamlessly in Sendai, with the influence of each never far away in this green and storied city.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Sendaijo Ato, browse the exhibits of Zuihoden, make a trip to Aoba-dori Avenue, make a trip to Sendai Station, then wander the streets of Sunmall Ichibancho, and finally make a trip to Jozenji-dori Avenue.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Sendai road trip planner.

You can fly from Sapporo to Sendai in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Sapporo in March, things will get somewhat warmer in Sendai: highs are around 10°C and lows about 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Nikko.

Things to do in Sendai

Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums

Nikko, Japan

A gateway to a sprawling and diverse national park, a center of Shinto spiritualism and place of Buddhist worship, an emblem of the riches and dominance of the Tokugawa shogunate: Nikko means many things to many people.
To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Nikko trip itinerary tool.

You can take a train from Sendai to Nikko in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, daytime highs in Nikko are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. On the 4th (Thu), you'll travel to Fuji.

Things to do in Nikko

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Fuji, Japan

Fuji is a city in eastern Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan. For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Fuji planner.

Traveling by car from Nikko to Fuji takes 4 hours. March in Fuji sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 10°C at night. You'll set off for Kamakura on the 5th (Fri).

Things to do in Fuji

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums

Kamakura, Japan

Ancient City

The coastal town of Kamakura sits close to Tokyo, with the ancient settlement featuring a number of important historical and cultural sites.
On the 5th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Hase-dera Temple.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Kamakura online travel route planner.

You can drive from Fuji to Kamakura in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. When traveling from Fuji in March, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Kamakura: temperatures range from 11°C by day to 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Yokohama.

Things to do in Kamakura

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

Yokohama, Japan

Once a small fishing town, Yokohama was one of the first ports to welcome foreign trade in the 19th century, after which it grew into Japan's second largest city and a bustling metropolis.
On the 5th (Fri), get to know the fascinating history of Sankeien Gardens and then examine the collection at Cup Noodles Museum Yokohama.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Yokohama trip planner.

You can take a train from Kamakura to Yokohama in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Kamakura in March: highs in Yokohama hover around 15°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Tokyo.

Things to do in Yokohama

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Tokyo, Japan

— 4 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.
Tokyo is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, take a stroll through Odaiba District, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Senso-ji Temple, and take in nature's colorful creations at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Tokyo vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Yokohama to Tokyo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Brunei-Muara District travel guide

3.1
Landmarks · Specialty Museums · Architectural Buildings
Brunei-Muara is the northern-most district (daerah in Malay) in Brunei. It is the smallest of Brunei's four districts in term of area but by far the most populous, containing over half the country's population. It is the most important and bustling district because the capital, Bandar Seri Begawan which is also the state capital, is the seat of the government ministries and departmental headquarters as well as the centre of business activities. Other major towns in the Brunei-Muara district include Muara town. The Brunei-Muara district houses the largest and deepest port in Brunei, the Muara Port.The Brunei-Muara district is located in the north-east, bordering the South China Sea and Labuan (Malaysia) to the north, Brunei Bay to the east, Limbang, Sarawak (Malaysia) to the south and the Bruneian district of Tutong to the west.Urban areasAbout 80% of the district is highly urbanized, more than any other districts in Brunei. More than 296,500 people live in the bustling capital city area. Bandar Seri Begawan, Gadong, Jerudong, Berakas and other densely populated kampongs are the main urban region of the district.

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South Korea travel guide

4.2
Shopping · History Museums · Parks
Land of the Morning Calm
Though it boasts a history spanning thousands of years, South Korea ranks among the world's most urbanized and modernized countries, with nearly half of its population living in high-rises concentrated in the national capital. In this land of pristine mountain scenery, many South Korea vacations involve some form of winter sports--not surprising for the country that won the bid to host the 2018 Winter Olympics. Curious travelers wishing to get to know South Korea's heart and soul spend only a small part of their holiday in big cities like Busan and Seoul, devoting much of their attention to the tranquil countryside that seems largely untouched by the 21st century.

Japan travel guide

4.3
Sacred & Religious Sites · Landmarks · Historic Sites
Land of the Rising Sun
Part of a volcanic archipelago that encompasses over 6,800 islands, Japan remains one of Asia's most fascinating tourist destinations, where a blend of modernity and tradition creates a look and feel completely different from any other place in the world. A tour of Japan lets you discover big cities filled with ancient temples and innovative skyscrapers, as well as quiet country landscapes dotted with castles, perfectly manicured gardens, cherry orchards, and primeval forests seemingly untouched by the hand of mass tourism. Many tourists on vacation in Japan devote lots of time to the country's unique cuisine, prepared with painstaking attention to detail and a genius for simple yet effective presentation.

Shikoku travel guide

3.9
Landmarks · Sacred & Religious Sites · Castles
Spiritual Island
The smallest of Japan's four main islands, Shikoku remains one of the country's forgotten tourist destinations, still considered little more than a rural backwater. Despite this reputation, the island boasts numerous notable temples and outstanding hiking areas, sure to satisfy nature lovers and those looking to add a bit of culture to their visit. Shikoku tourism gets a boost from its famed "88 Temple Route," appealing to pilgrims seeking spiritual perfection, as well as pristine natural scenery of picturesque rivers and majestic mountains. Thanks to the area's rugged but easily accessible wilderness, some of the most popular things to do in Shikoku include hiking, kayaking, surfing, climbing, and sailing.