36 days in Gifu Prefecture Itinerary

36 days in Gifu Prefecture Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Gifu Prefecture trip maker

©
Plan created by another user.Make it yours

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
Drive:  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).

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, 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
Highlights from your plan
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 Noedani Fault. Your inner history buff will appreciate Gifu Castle / Inabayama Castle and Kitagata Jinya Site. Change things up with these side-trips from Gifu: Solar Ark (in Anpachi-cho), Ogaki (Oshimazutsumi Cycling Road & Miki Park) and Seki (Teraogaharasenbon Sakura Park, Monet’s Pond, &more). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Enkyoji Temple, get outside with Naoko Takahashi Road, steep yourself in history at Kuni No Taiko, and enjoy breathtaking views from Gifu City Tower 43 Observation Room.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Gifu itinerary planning app.

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 go by car to Takayama.

Things to do in Gifu

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Seki, Kitagata-cho, Mino, Ogaki, Motosu
Highlights from your plan
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 Takayama Jinya. You'll explore and learn at Takayama Festival Floats Exhibition Hall and Hida Takayama Museum of Art. Get out of town with these interesting Takayama side-trips: Shirakawa-mura (The Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go Gassho Style Houses, Shirakawago Gassho Zukuri Minkaen, &more). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Sanmachi Suji, take in the dramatic scenery at Hirayu Fall, sample the tasty concoctions at Watanabe Sake Brewery, and see the interesting displays at Hirata Folk Art Museum (Hirata Kinen-kan).

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Takayama tour itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Gifu to Takayama takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to drive to Gero.

Things to do in Takayama

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Shirakawa-mura, Hida
Highlights from your plan
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 other places to visit, photos, where to stay, 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
Highlights from your plan
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 Nakasendo Hishiya Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nakatsugawa: Ena (Fukushu no Sato Mongol Village, Taisho Roman Museum, &more). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 9th (Mon) at Kur Resort Yubunesawa. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Nakatsugawa Naegi Toyama Shiryokan, wander the wide-open spaces of Nakatsugawa City Fureai Farm, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Ena Weston Park, and see human ingenuity at work at Agigawa Dam.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Nakatsugawa trip planner.

You can drive from Gero to Nakatsugawa in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in July, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Cap off 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
Highlights from your plan
Nakasendo Magome-juku ©
Nakasendo Magome-juku
Naegi Castle Ruins ©
Naegi Castle Ruins
Iwamura Castle Ruins ©
Iwamura Castle Ruins

5
nights
Toki

Toki ©
Toki is a city located in Gifu Prefecture, Japan. Shop till you drop at Gyaruri Momogusa and Shionami Local Market. Visit Mino Kaneyamajo Ato and Gukei-ji Temple for their historical value. Explore Toki's surroundings by going to Minokamo (Old Otawakihonjin Hayashi Family's House, Shoyo Tsubouchi Statue, &more), Yaotsu-cho (Maruyama Dam & Meiso no Mori Park) and Kani (Keneyama History and Folklore Museum, Kajoji Temple, &more). Next up on the itinerary: revel in the low prices at Toki Premium Outlets, see the interesting displays at Toyozo Arakawa Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hondo Shrine, and make a trip to Ceramic Park Mino.

Plan a trip to Toki easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

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
Highlights from your plan
Koyama Kannon ©
Koyama Kannon
Toki Premium Outlets ©
Toki Premium Outlets
Toyozo Arakawa Museum ©
Toyozo Arakawa Museum