36 days in Gifu Prefecture Itinerary

36 days in Gifu Prefecture Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Boracay
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  16 h 45 min
1
Ibigawa-cho
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Gifu
— 6 nights
Bus:  2 h
3
Takayama
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Gero
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Nakatsugawa
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Toki
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  16 h 15 min
End: Boracay

4
nights
Ibigawa-cho

Ibigawa-cho ©
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Nijo Kampaku Sosei no Izumi and Gunpowder Storage of Tama. Take a break from the city and head to Chojanosato Camping Ground and Kunimidake Ski Resort. Venture out of the city with trips to Sekigahara-cho (Tadakatsu Honda Jinato, Sotokuji Temple, &more).

For maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Ibigawa-cho travel itinerary planner.

Boracay, Philippines to Ibigawa-cho is an approximately 17- hour combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Boracay to Ibigawa-cho. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Boracay in June: high temperatures in Ibigawa-cho hover around 28°C and lows are around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Gifu.

Things to do in Ibigawa-cho

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Sekigahara-cho
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Tokuyama Dam ©
Tokuyama Dam
Chojanosato Camping Ground ©
Chojanosato Camping Ground
Sazareishi Park ©
Sazareishi Park

6
nights
Gifu

Gifu ©
Bordered by verdant mountains, quaint villages, and fruit orchards, the city of Gifu boasts a well-developed historic center and swift connections to Nagoya.
Take a break from the city and head to Mt. Kinka and Nawashiro Cherry Blossoms. Your inner history buff will appreciate Gifu Castle / Inabayama Castle and Kiyomizudera Temple. Change things up with these side-trips from Gifu: Seki (Teraogaharasenbon Sakura Park, Monet’s Pond, &more), Solar Ark (in Anpachi-cho) and Ogaki (Oshimazutsumi Cycling Road & Miki Park). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Seismic Faults Observation Museum & Experience Hall, get outside with Naoko Takahashi Road, appreciate the history behind Statue of Young Oda Nobunaga, and enjoy breathtaking views from Gifu City Tower 43 Observation Room.

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Getting from Ibigawa-cho to Gifu by car takes about an hour. In June, daily temperatures in Gifu can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to catch the bus to Takayama.

Things to do in Gifu

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Seki, Kitagata-cho, Motosu, Mino, Ogaki
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Mt. Kinka ©
Mt. Kinka
Gifu Castle / Inabayama Castle ©
Gifu Castle / Inabayama Castle
Enkyoji Temple ©
Enkyoji Temple

6
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Hida Minzoka Mura Folk Village (Hida no Sato) and The Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go Gassho Style Houses. You'll explore and learn at Takayama Festival Floats Exhibition Hall and Shirakawago Gassho Zukuri Minkaen. Get out of town with these interesting Takayama side-trips: Shirakawa-mura (Shirakawago & Wada House). The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Takayama Jinya, see the interesting displays at Sakurayama Nikkokan, take an in-depth tour of Hida Folk Archeological Museum (Hida Minzoku Kokokan), and appreciate the extensive heritage of Higashiyama Walking Course.

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Getting from Gifu to Takayama by bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Takayama are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Gero.

Things to do in Takayama

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Shirakawa-mura, Hida
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Hida Minzoka Mura Folk Village (Hida no Sato) ©
Hida Minzoka Mura Folk Village (Hida no Sato)
Sanmachi Suji ©
Sanmachi Suji

6
nights
Gero

Gero ©
Gero is a city in Gifu Prefecture, Japan. Museum-lovers will appreciate Gero Onsen Gassho Village and Kokin Denju no Sato Field Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate Gujo Hachiman Castle and Hida Kaido Kinkotsu Meguri. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gero: Gujo (Takasu Snow Park, Meiho Ski Resort, &more). And it doesn't end there: test the waters at a local thermal spa, explore the activities along Oguro Rivwe Fishing Spot, view the masterpieces at Yunomachi Gallery Sanpomichi, and take in the natural beauty of Gero Onsen Funsenchi.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Gero trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Takayama to Gero by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in June, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can go by car to Nakatsugawa.

Things to do in Gero

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Gujo
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Takasu Snow Park ©
Takasu Snow Park
Gero Onsen Gassho Village ©
Gero Onsen Gassho Village
Gujo Hachiman Castle ©
Gujo Hachiman Castle

6
nights
Nakatsugawa

Nakatsugawa ©
Nakatsugawa is a city located in the Tōnō region of Gifu Prefecture, Japan. Visit Nakasendo Magome-juku and Naegi Castle Ruins for their historical value. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Iwamura Castle Ruins and Izumo Fukutoku Shrine. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nakatsugawa: Ena (Fukushu no Sato Mongol Village, Taisho Roman Museum, &more). categoryPhrases.sentence.Plan_for_a_day_of_cool_family_friendly_fun_on_the_day_at Kur Resort Yubunesawa. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Nakatsugawa Naegi Toyama Shiryokan, make a trip to Enakyo Tenkaien, see human ingenuity at work at Agigawa Dam, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Nakatsugawajuku.

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Traveling by car from Gero to Nakatsugawa takes 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Nakatsugawa can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Toki.

Things to do in Nakatsugawa

Historic Sites Theme Parks Spas

Side Trip

Ena
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Nakasendo Magome-juku ©
Nakasendo Magome-juku
Naegi Castle Ruins ©
Naegi Castle Ruins
Iwamura Castle Ruins ©
Iwamura Castle Ruins

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nights
Toki

Toki ©
Toki is a city located in Gifu Prefecture, Japan. Shop till you drop at Gyaruri Momogusa and Gallery Voice. Visit Mino Kaneyamajo Ato and Gukei-ji Temple for their historical value. Explore Toki's surroundings by going to Yaotsu-cho (Maruyama Dam, Meiso no Mori Park, &more), Kani (Keneyama History and Folklore Museum, Kajoji Temple, &more) and Minokamo (Old Otawakihonjin Hayashi Family's House, Shoyo Tsubouchi Statue, &more). Next up on the itinerary: revel in the low prices at Toki Premium Outlets, don't miss a visit to Ceramic Park Mino, take an in-depth tour of Kani Local History Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chofuku-ji Temple.

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Traveling by car from Nakatsugawa to Toki takes an hour. In July in Toki, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Toki

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Kani, Tajimi, Minokamo, Yaotsu-cho, Gukei-ji Temple
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Koyama Kannon ©
Koyama Kannon
Toki Premium Outlets ©
Toki Premium Outlets
Toyozo Arakawa Museum ©
Toyozo Arakawa Museum